Golf Course Maintenance Intern needed in Key Largo, Florida

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Ocean Reef Club

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Key Largo, FL
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
April 25, 2021
Housing Offered
0-2 yrs

Ocean Reef Club Florida


Ability to maintain & operate, in a safe & efficient manner, the following equipment including: utility vehicles, fly mowers, weed eaters, hand tools, walking greens mower, sod cutter and mechanical edger.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

In addition to the following duties and responsibilities, other duties may be assigned:

  • Heavy equipment operation
  • Transporting materials and debris with dump trucks
  • Miscellaneous special projects using such equipment as the backhoe and box blade
  • Using a mechanized trencher to excavate below ground lines for drainage, irrigation or conduit
  • Assist irrigation technician and/or chemical technician
  • Changing cups/tee markers
  • Mowing tees, approaches and collars
  • Mowing fairways
  • Mechanized triplex trim mowing
  • Sweeping roughs, fairways, etc.
  • Mowing roughs with rotary mower and tractor
  • Mowing greens with walking greens mower
  • Mowing lake banks, trap edges and other areas with fly mowers
  • Gathering debris: which includes limbs, leaves, small sticks, etc.
  • Using a weed eater to trim around trees, etc.
  • Repairing tee and fairway divots
  • Cleaning shop according to the designated schedule
  • Mechanical removal of weeds
  • Load or transport 50 lb. fertilizer or seed bags
  • Sod removal, sod laying, and grass sprigging
  • Top dress greens and tees
  • Trap raking (hand & mechanized)
  • Cart path edging
  • Repairing ball marks on greens
  • Performs related tasks as required
  • Fertilize, verti-cut and aerify greens, tees, fairways and roughs
  • Must be able to use heavy and/or specialized equipment with skill and safety
  • Must change cups accurately, at the proper consistent depth, using the cup setter, at a desired and proper location on the green.
  • Must ensure that all reels are cutting properly at all times
  • Must maintain and operate all equipment in safe, efficient manner
  • Must clean all equipment
  • Must wear uniforms properly
  • Must report any machine malfunction to golf course mechanic or supervisor
  • Assist in keeping a clean, safe shop and work environment
  • Frequently rechecks daily schedule
  • Must check fuel and oil levels before leaving shop
  • Must fuel equipment up at the end of each use
  • Must warm engines up for 1 minute prior to use and must throttle engine down for 1 minute prior to shut down
  • Must exercise proper etiquette around members and guest on the golf course
  • Must maintain an excellent job attendance record
  • Role model for Greenkeepers 1, 2 & 3

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