The assistant-in-training/ spray technician works under direction of the golf course superintendent and assistant golf course superintendents. Responsibilities include performing chemical and fertilizer applications on golf course properties; fertilizes tees, greens, and fairways; and applies chemicals on the greens. The assistant-in-training/ spray technician is responsible for reading, understanding, and keeping current with chemical labels and Safety Data Sheets (SDS). This position is also responsible for compiling preliminary reports of pesticide usage for the golf course superintendent.
Enforces safe working conditions with all job assignments and is responsible for instructing staff on proper equipment use and work methods.
May be required to lead and/or supervise special projects and labor crews.
Reports golf course conditions and needed resources to the golf course superintendent or assistant golf course superintendents.
Opens the maintenance shop and runs operations in the absence of the golf course superintendent and assistant golf course superintendents.
Performs routine safety inspections and proper calibrations on all spraying equipment.
Maintains chemical storage and mixing areas in compliance with county, state, and federal regulations, and is responsible for the safety and direction of chemical handlers and/or helpers.
Tracks chemical inventory.
Performs other assignments as directed by his/her supervisor.
Must possess a valid Driver’s License.
Must obtain an Oklahoma pesticide applicators certification within 90 days of hire.
Knowledge of tools, methods, and materials used in grounds construction, landscaped area maintenance work and building maintenance and improvement.
Ability to operate trucks and light motorized equipment.
Knowledge of agronomy, turfgrass science and the rules of golf.
Ability to follow oral and written directions.
Ability to perform basic math and calculations.
Basic knowledge of electricity and hydraulics related to various types of pumps and pumping systems.
Proven leadership capabilities.
Basic knowledge of chemical application equipment.
Knowledge in the safe mechanical operation and calibration of the following types of equipment:
Mechanically pressurized spray equipment
Hand-operated spray equipment
Hand-operated rotary spreaders
Hand-operated drop spreaders
Regular exposure to lifting 25 pounds, occasionally lifting to 50 pounds and exposure to extreme temperature and weather changes.
Must have completed training requirements as demanded by the state and federal governments, including those required by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard.
Additional Salary Information: Along with a starting salary of $14.00 per hour, individual would also be eligible for the following benefits:
•Health Insurance (60 days after hire date)
•Dental & Vision Insurance (60 days after hire date)
•Paid Vacation and Sick Days (available after 1 year of employment)
•Opportunity to participate in a Retirement Savings Plan (available after 1 year of employment)
•Employer Paid Local and National Association Dues
•Employer Paid Continuing Education Opportunities
•Employer Provided Uniforms
•Annual Holiday Bonus Program
•Reimbursement for relocation expenses incurred up to, and not to exceed, $1,000.
About Cedar Ridge Country Club
Welcome to Cedar Ridge Country Club, south Tulsa’s premier family oriented privately owned club, close to the city yet still in the country. It's a small club where you are accepted as a close member of our family from the first day you join, where a smile and a handshake instantly tell you belong here.
It's our facilities which make Cedar Ridge a much sought after country club. A beautifully manicured and maintained championship golf course and extensive practice areas second to none in Tulsa are renowned in the area. Cedar Ridge Country Club also offers a full slate of superb dining, social activities, family events, tennis and swimming.
Cedar Ridge Country Club is a traditional, private membership, family oriented social and recreational organization whose purpose is to create a sense of community among its members by providing the highest quality products, programs, activities and services in a fiscally responsible manner.
Cedar Ridge Country Club elected and appointed governing bodies and management staffs are expected to apply the Club's collective resources in a responsive, honest and business like manner. While maintaining the same common vision as the membership, ...these bodies will constantly strive to make Cedar Ridge Country Club one of the premier country clubs in the United States.