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Spray / Irrigation Technician

October 16, 2019 10:53 AM | Anonymous

Spray / Irrigation Technician

Mineral Mound State Park Golf Course
48 Finch Ln
Eddyville, KY 42038

Advertisement Closes: 10/25/2019

Do you like working outside with your hands and with equipment? Do you like working with plants or turf grass? If so, Mineral Mound State Park Golf Course may have the job for you!

Mineral Mound is hiring a Landscape Gardener II position for the golf maintenance operation. This is a full-time position, offering benefits with the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Another benefit of this job is free golfing privileges (space available) and if you inquire about this job do not forget to ask about the Department of Parks "Park Familiarization Program" for the full time employees!

Mineral Mound State Park Golf Course is located on the shores of Lake Barkley in Western Kentucky near Land between the Lakes National Recreation Area. This 18 hole Michael Hurdzan designed course features Tifeagle, Ultradwarf, Bermudagrass greens with Tifway II Bermudagrass tees, fairways and rough.

No golf course experience? No problem.

If you have the appropriate employment and/or education background to meet the minimum requirements for the position possess the willingness to learn, our skilled and experienced Golf Course Superintendent and staff is well equipped to provide the necessary training to get you up to speed with the art of golf course maintenance.

Some of the skills we are looking for are:

  • Experience operating mowers, tractors and other landscaping equipment and tools.
  • Golf course maintenance experience a plus.
  • Creating and maintaining landscape beds.
  • Good communications skills.
  • Chemical and fertilizer applications.
  • Irrigation repair and installation.
  • Basic equipment maintenance.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Time management.
  • Leadership, teamwork, and decision-making skills.
  • Experience leading small groups of staff.

High school graduate

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Must have two years experience in grounds maintenance, golf course greenskeeping, landscaping or other related experience.

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: College courses in horticulture or related fields, technical training in horticulture or related fields, or possession of a Kentucky Nurseryman's Certification or other related trade certification will substitute for the required experience.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must possess a valid driver's license prior to appointment in this classification. Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s) or other credentials.

Working Conditions
Work outdoors in all weather conditions. Operate power equipment and work with pesticides. Exposed to loud noises and sharp objects.

Probationary Period
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Chris Cary at Christopher.Cary@ky.gov or 270-388-3673.

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

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