Golf Course Groundskeeper

Huntsville, Texas
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition 201800055S

Title Golf Course Greenskeeper

FLSA status Non-Exempt

Hiring Salary
SHSU Salary Table

$1,778 to $2,570 per month

Occupational Category Service Maintenance

Department Office of PGA/PGM Program

Open Until Filled Yes

Educational and Experience Requirement

Less than a high school diploma with the ability to read and write. Six months experience as a Greenskeeper or experience in a related field. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Responsible for the construction, repair, and daily maintenance of Raven Nest golf course.

Primary Responsibilities

Maintains the golf course and related facilities by: Operating light equipment including, but not limited to, trucks, tractors, loaders, mowers, and weedeaters. Utilizing hand and power tools including, but not limited to, hammers, shovels, rakes, brooms, and drills. Bringing to and removing materials from work locations. Maintains landscape drainage. Mows, weedeats, and trims all green space areas. Seeds, fertilizes, and aerates grounds. Maintaining overall cleanliness of golf course and surrounding areas. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Position requires driving and operating a university vehicle; therefore, a valid Texas driver license and driving record acceptable to the university’s insurance carrier is required. Working conditions involve exposure to variable weather conditions, dirt, dust, fertilizer, and insecticides. Work requires the ability to understand and follow established procedures or other guidelines of some complexity which involve making frequent minor decisions. The use of some initiative, independent judgment, or resourcefulness is a recognized characteristic of the job. Uniforms and identification badges are provided by the University according to departmental policy.

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