This is part-time skilled work involving the care and maintenance of municipal golf course greens, tees, fairways, roughs, sand bunkers and general grounds. Work includes maintaining all equipment and mowers; operation of gang mowers and a variety of turf equipment; watering and applying chemicals to greens, tees, fairways and roughs; laying sod and seed; maintaining sand bunkers, water hazards and other plant materials; and other related work. Work is also performed on weekends and holidays.
Pay Rate: $13.91 - $19.23 per hour
Close Date: Open Until Filled
Minimum Qualifications. Applicants must:
Â· Possess a valid State of Florida Driverâs License.
Â· Have knowledge of planting and care of golf course grounds.
Â· Have knowledge of the operation and care of various types of mowing equipment.
Â· Be able to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Â· Be able to work weekends and holidays.
Â· Be able to deal tactfully and courteously with golf course patrons
Desirable Qualifications. Preferred applicants:
Â· Possess a valid high school diploma or GED equivalency.
IMPORTANT APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
For purposes of employment, re-employment, promotion, transfer or demotion, the most qualified applicants will be selected to continue in the hiring process. At this point, any prior criminal records will be verified. A prior criminal record will not necessarily disqualify a selected applicant from employment.
The City of St. Petersburg is committed to a Drug Free Workplace and compliance with the Department of Transportation (DOT) drug testing rules. Applicants may be required to successfully complete pre-employment drug testing and/or medical exams.
Apply online at www.stpete.org/jobs - Select Apply for Jobs/Register/View Job Postings. City employees must use the Current City Employee link or use a City computer to access iRecruitment Employee Candidate. The City of St. Petersburg is committed to affirmative action and equal opportunity employment, and encourages individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply for posted positions. In accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes, qualified servicemembers/veterans and the spouses/family members of certain servicemembers/veterans receive preference/priority in employment. Eligible applicants are responsible to apply for Veteransâ Preference at the time of submission of any job application. Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualified individuals with disabilities to apply, to interview for positions and to perform the essential job functions.Possess a valid State of Florida Driver’s License. Possess a valid high school diploma or GED equivalency. Maintaining sand bunkers, water hazards and other plant materials; Eligible applicants are responsible to apply for Veterans’ Preference at the time of submission of any job application....