Golf Course Groundskeeper
Title Golf Course Greenskeeper
FLSA status Non-Exempt
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.
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.
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.