Sr Maintenance Worker - Meadowbrook Golf Course, Fort Worth, Texas

Created 01/12/2019
Reference 269705
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Texas
City Fort Worth
Salary 15.68
Requisition Number:



Park and Recreation





The Park and Recreation Department is looking for a motivated and energetic Senior Maintenance Worker to join its Golf Maintenance Operation team at Meadowbrook Golf Course.

Meadowbrook is an 18-hole golf course with two practice putting greens originally built/opened in the 1920s. The City of Fort Worth acquired the course in 1938. The course has a very active Golf Association with 200+ members and conducts events twice monthly throughout the year. There is also a Senior Association which plays twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays with an average of 24-48 players per play date.

The successful candidate for this position will be under direct supervision of the Field Operations Supervisor at Meadowbrook Golf Course.

Job Description:

The ideal candidate for the Senior Maintenance position in Golf Operations primarily performs golf course irrigation maintenance, which includes leak determination, use of shovels and hand tools, locating and repairing leaks, ability to perform irrigation audits, repair of work area and other irrigation related duties as assigned. The candidate will secondarily perform a variety of construction and maintenance activities in the completion of assigned Golf division operations, which may include mowing, performing minor fence repair, applying pesticides and fertilizers; operating a variety of hand and small power tools and equipment such as push mowers, weed eaters, stick edgers, backpack blowers, chain saws, pole saws, shovels, rake, pick axes, jack hammers and various other equipment in support of a variety of maintenance and construction operations; will operate medium and light equipment such as driving brush trucks, large turf mowers, reel mowers, tractors, frontend loaders and various other equipment in support of a variety of maintenance and construction operations.

All positions reports maintenance and repair needs to appropriate supervisory staff, performs preventive maintenance on equipment as assigned, inspects equipment before use and completes daily operations reports and time sheets as assigned. The Senior Maintenance Worker will be required to meet with supervisory personnel to determine job methods, adheres to assigned work schedule as outlined in the Department and City attendance policies and procedures, ensures all behaviors comply with the City's Personnel Rules and Regulations and will perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Requirements:

High School diploma/GED and three years of general maintenance and/or construction experience.

Other Requirements:

Valid Texas Driver's License.


Preference will be given to applicant who possesses at least one year past experience in irrigation repairs at golf courses or sports fields. Preference will be given to applicant who possesses past experience in sports field maintenance and in operating turf mowers and tractors. Proper techniques and uses of a variety of hand and power tools and machinery are preferred.

Working Conditions:

Indoor and outdoor environments; exposure to extremes in weather conditions; exposure to vibrations, and noise; work on slippery or uneven surfaces, work with electrical energy; work with and around heavy machinery, in or near vehicle traffic; exposure to dust and fumes from motorized equipment; possible exposure to toxic chemicals.

Physical Conditions:

Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing, or walking for extended periods of time; moderate and heavy lifting and carrying, pulling, reaching, bending, climbing, and kneeling; use of fingers, both hands, and both legs required; must be able to distinguish colors; must be able to operate assigned vehicle.

Closing Date/Time: 1/24/19
Employer City of Fort Worth, TX

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