All candidates conditionally offered transfer, promotion or initial hiring into a DOT/safety-sensitive position shall submit to testing for drugs and alcohol and test negative before performing any job functions that are safety-sensitive or require a CDL. External job applicants with a confirmed positive drug or alcohol test result shall be denied employment and shall be required to wait one year before applying for another position within Tulsa County.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS • Responsible for establishing and operating the Tulsa County Golf Course in a manner which will produce a premium playing condition that will attract the maximum number of golfers and will produce sufficient revenue for a reasonable return plus maintenance and improvement cost. • Plan and execute short and long range goals; plan work programs to improve and maintain turf and playing condition of golf course. • Direct workers engaged in cultivation, grading, seeding and sodding of course areas. • Review test results of soil and turf samples. • Direct grounds staff to ascertain work progress and condition of courses. • Inspect turf to designate height and frequency of mowing. • Determine need for supplemental irrigation to sustain or force growth. • Determine need for fertilizer and chemical applications. • Execute personnel policies in accordance with established procedures. • Maintain records of maintenance activities, chemical and fertilizer application. • Order supplies and materials within budgetary limitation. • Oversee the maintenance and repair of all gasoline and diesel powered equipment ranging from weed eaters to heavy equipment and real type mowers. • Prepare budget proposals. • Perform other duties as assigned.
Additional Job Description
REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES Skill in use and operation of mowers, tractors, trucks, spray machines and other standard tools and equipment used in the care and maintenance of a golf course; and in training and supervising others.
Knowledge of the construction and maintenance of golf tees, fairways and greens; of the production and maintenance of various types of turf used on golf courses; of planting, cultivating, pruning and caring for plants, shrubs and trees; of the characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners; of herbicide and pest control methods and materials; of drainage control methods; of watering and irrigation systems; of construction and maintenance of golf cart paths; of departmental policies and procedures; and of supervisory principles and practices.
Ability to maintain tees, fairways, greens and appurtenances to an acceptable standard of golf course; to plan, organize and control the work of others; to organize and present facts and opinions clearly and concisely; to deal tactfully with others; to maintain the physical stamina necessary to perform heavy manual labor; and to understand chemical formulas and make complex mathematical calculations.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Manages two subordinate supervisors who supervise a total of 15 employees in the LaFortune Golf Course Maintenance or South Lakes Golf Course Maintenance. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Also directly supervises 10 non-supervisory employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in turf management, horticulture, agriculture, or related field, and over five years of satisfactory, full-time paid employment in greens maintenance work, including two years of supervisory experience, or any equivalent combination of education or experience, substituting one year of satisfactory, full-time paid employment for one year of the required education and with a maximum substitution of two years.
LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
REASONING ABILITY Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Oklahoma Non-Commercial Chemical Applicators License - Turf and Ornamental Category Valid Oklahoma Driver's License
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
South Lakes Clubhouse
Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in turf management, horticulture, agriculture, or related field,
over five years of satisfactory, full-time paid employment in greens maintenance work, including two years of supervisory experience
Oklahoma Non-Commercial Chemical Applicators License - Turf and Ornamental Category
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Equal Opportunity Policy:
Tulsa County is dedicated to providing an equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals. It is the policy of Tulsa County to recruit, to employ, to compensate, and to promote the most qualified persons for all classified positions within the divisions under the Board of County Commissioners and other participating County offices, solely on the basis of job-related qualifications and competency.
Therefore, it is the policy of the participating County offices, including all Board of County Commissioners divisions, that there shall be no discrimination against any employee or applicant with regard to their race, color, religion, sex (including, pregnancy, gender identit...y, or sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, age, or other non-merit based factors or other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws with regard to all terms, conditions, eligibilities, and privileges of employment for all positions in the County.
The complete text of the County’s Equal Employment Opportunity statement is available from the Human Resources Division. 918-596-5095