Golf Course Maintenance I (Temporary)

City of Austin, TX
November 7, 2019
Austin, TX
Job Type


Posting Title Golf Course Maintenance I (Temporary)
Job Requisition Number COA080973
Position Number T93008
Job Type Part-Time
Division Name Parks & Recreation
Minimum Qualifications
Education and/or Equivalent Experience:

  • Golf Course Maintenance Worker I ($15.00 per hour): 16 years of age, no experience required.

Notes to Applicants
The purpose of the Golf Course Maintenance I position is to provide services to the City of Austin Municipal Golf Courses. This is a part time role.


  • Tasks involve bending, lifting, walking, carrying or using a force equal to lifting up to fifty (50) pounds.
  • Must have reliable transportation to get to and from work for your assigned work hours.

Work Locations/Schedule Notes:
Work Locations:

  • Jimmy Clay Golf Course (5400 Jimmy Clay Drive)
  • Lions Municipal Golf Course (2901 Enfield Rd)
  • Morris Williams Golf Course (3851 Manor Road)
  • Roy Kizer Golf Course (5400 Jimmy Clay Drive)
  • Hancock Golf Course (811 East 41st Street)

Schedule Notes:

  • May be required to work during special events, evenings, weekends & holidays
  • Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department needs and programs.

Regarding your City of Austin Employment Application:

  • Resume is optional, but will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online Employment Application.
  • A detailed, complete Employment Application is required to help better evaluate the applicant's qualifications (employment dates must include month and year). The application will be used to determine salary for the Top Candidate that is selected for this position.
  • Applicants must include on their Employment Application all experience (work and/or volunteer).
  • Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment Application - Statements such as "See Resume" will not be accepted.

Military/Veteran Preference for Interview Process:

  • An applicant claiming Military/Veteran status must provide a copy of his or her DD-214(s), or valid comparable document, at the time of interview.


  • If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations.
  • This is a multi-position posting and multiple candidates will be hired from this recruitment. If you are not contacted 10 business days after the recruitment closes, you are not moving forward in the recruitment process and we encourage you to review our other City of Austin recruitments.

Pay Range
$15.00 per hour

Days and Hours: Variable - Part-Time Schedule

  • 15-40 hours per week with varying work schedules.
  • Some weekends and holidays will be required.

Job Close Date
Type of Posting External
Department Parks & Recreation
Regular/Temporary Temporary (No benefits)
Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
Category Technical
Location Various City of Austin Golf Courses
Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience maintaining grounds of golf course.
  • Previous experience installing and/or repairing irrigation systems.
  • Ability to travel to more than one work location.

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities
Duties, Functions and Responsibilities
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

  • Performs skilled and semi-skilled grounds maintenance tasks.
  • Performs minor and major repairs.
  • Performs turf maintenance, turf repairs & turf renovations.
  • Operates equipment.
  • Operates hand tools.
  • Performs safety inspections and addresses deficits.
  • Prepares golf courses for play.
  • Operates and maintains irrigation systems.

Responsibilities - Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: None.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

  • Knowledge of assigned areas.
  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of assigned equipment and vehicles.
  • Knowledge of safety practices and procedures.
  • Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.
  • Skill in planning and organizing.
  • Ability to operate power tools.
  • Ability to lift/carry equipment or materials applicable to the work being performed.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other city employees and the public.

Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation.
City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
* Are you at least 16 years of age?

  • Yes
  • No

* If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background check (CBI)?

  • Yes
  • No

* How many years of experience do you have related to grounds keeping or general labor services?

  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 to 3 years
  • 3 to 5 years
  • More than 5 years

* Please describe your grounds keeping and/or general labor experience.
(Open Ended Question)
* Select the answer that best describes your experience with golf course grounds maintenance.

  • I do not have any experience maintaining the grounds of a golf course.
  • I have less than one year of experience maintaining the grounds of a golf course.
  • I have 1 - 2 years experience maintaining the grounds of a golf course.
  • I have 2 - 4 years experience maintaining the grounds of a golf course.
  • I have over 4 years of experience maintaining the grounds of a golf course.

* We are recruiting for several positions at different golf courses. Please indicate your location preference. Location and assignments will be determined during the hiring process and is at the discretion of the hiring manager.

  • Morris Williams Golf Course
  • Jimmy Clay Golf Course
  • Roy Kizer Golf Course
  • Lions Golf Course
  • Hancock Golf Course
  • No Preference

* This is a multi-position job posting and you will only be notified if you are selected to move forward in the process. Once the department is no longer hiring for this position, you will receive a notification informing you of such.

  • I acknowledge this statement

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents Resume

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