Maintenance Crew Leader Job Description

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CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS

Under general supervision, performs limited supervisory work at the golf course. Duties include supervision of work crews comprised of labor and semi skilled employees. Incumbents exercise limited independent judgment. Work is usually assigned by the Golf Course Managers. Work is reviewed in progress and upon completion. Performs other work as required.


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

A.    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Trains new personnel.

Responds to work orders, carries out assigned tasks through utilization of materials and assigned personnel.

Works with and supervises personnel at work sites, provides instruction with more difficult trades.

Performs maintenance and repair tasks along side crew.

Operates all equipment necessary to the maintenance of the entire golf course facility.

Diagnose and facilitate treatment of turf grass problems.

Maintains all appropriate records relating to pesticide and fertilizer applications.

REQUIREMENTS

A. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or G.E.D. preferred. Experience in semi skilled manual labor and the use and operation of turf maintenance. Must have a valid State of Florida driver's license. Applicants who possess a valid out of state driver’s license must obtain the Florida driver’s license within 10 days of employment. Position requires a current State Of Florida Restricted Use Pesticide License. Minimum Three years of golf course maintenance experience, to include repair and maintenance of irrigation systems.

B. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of occupational safety rules and practices.

Knowledge of methods, materials and machinery necessary to maintain Golf Course Grounds.

Knowledge of the care and maintenance of Golf Course machinery.

Ability to carry out oral and written instructions.
    
Ability to work courteously and effectively with others.

Ability to perform strenuous work in all weather conditions.

Knowledge of repair and maintenance large turf radio controlled irrigation

C.    PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to operate turf maintenance equipment, load or unload vehicles with objects weighing no more than 50 lbs. without assistance.
    
Ability to hear and understand conversation in a normal tone of voice. Use of senses which include sight, smell, hearing, and touch as aids in the evaluation and troubleshooting of malfunctioning equipment.

Ability to see and read letters, numbers, words, characters or symbols which are both large and small, as well as identify colors.

Ability to print and draw letters, numbers, words, characters, and symbols - must be legible and understood by others. Use small hand tools - dexterity required.
    
Ability to move back and forth and sideways while in a bending, kneeling, or squatting position.

Ability to stay in a bending, kneeling, or squatting position for periods less than 10 minutes.

Ability to go from a standing or sitting position to a bending, kneeling, or squatting position, or vice versa, periodically.

Ability to learn complex tasks and remember how to complete tasks without assistance once trained.

Ability to walk, stand and sit for periods longer than 30 minutes. Walk continuously for more than 5 minutes at a time.

Ability to stand in a stationary position for more than 30 minutes at a time. May need to remain seated for more than 30 minutes at a time.

Ability to lift, carry, push or pull items which weigh up to 50 lbs. without assistance over uneven terrain, up/down stairs or ladders.

Ability to carry items for a distance which ranges from 10 ft. to no more than 300 yds.

Lift and/or carry items which are considered awkward to grasp or hold on to.

Lift items (weighing less than 40 pounds) above the head or down from over the head.

Hold items (weighing between 1 - 10 pounds) for a period less than 10 minutes.

Work at night in dimly lit conditions as necessary and during inclement weather.

Frequent exposure to chemicals, fertilizers, reclaimed wastewater, fuels and cleaning solvents.

Occasionally experiences deadlines under pressure and close attention to detail.
  


THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS AN ALL INCLUSIVE LIST OF ALL THE RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS OR WORKING CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE POSITION. WHILE IT IS INTENDED TO ACCURATELY REFLECT THE POSITION ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS, MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY, ADD OR REMOVE DUTIES AND ASSIGN OTHER DUTIES AS NECESSARY. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A WRITTEN OR IMPLIED CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.

Revised - 1/10/12