MINNESOTA GOLF COURSESUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION

Turf Mechanic Grand Forks Country Club

  • 17 Dec 2019 1:46 PM
    Message # 8308270

    Located just two miles south of town, Grand Forks Country Club is nestled into the rolling terrain of the Red River Valley. With plenty of mature, tree-lined fairways and low density real estate development, the course offers a truly private round of golf for our members that is not available at most other courses.

    The golf course features 18 holes of championship golf on one of the best manicured courses in North Dakota. Measuring 6,854 yards, the course provides a test of skill for even the most accomplished golfers, while for four sets of tees allow players of all skill levels to enjoy the game. The club features a full length driving range complemented by a short iron practice hole to refine your skills before tackling the course. There is also a putting and chipping green conveniently located next to the 1st and 10th tee boxes.

    The course was designed and built in 1964 by legendary course architect Robert Bruce Harris and continues to provide its hallmarks of challenge, beauty, and privacy for all those fortunate to play it. Visit www.gfcountryclub.com for more information about the club.

    Turf Mechanic – Position Description Summary

    The Grand Forks Country Club is looking for a turf mechanic who will be responsible for diagnosing, troubleshooting, repairing, and performing preventative maintenance of the entire turf equipment fleet. The applicant will be responsible for setting up all mower reels on a daily basis, making sure the units have a sharp cut and are at the correct mowing height. The applicant will also be responsible for shop upkeep, ordering parts and maintaining an up to date service record. The equipment mechanic will also be involved in some daily golf course operations. This will be a year-round position and hours may vary day to day. Very few nights are required but some weekends are mandatory.

    Some duties performed:

    •  Cutting unit adjustment

    •  Reel and bedknife sharpening

    •  Equipment preventative maintenance

    •  Engine repair

    •  Electrical troubleshooting

    •  Parts stocking and ordering

    •  Judgement of mechanical performance

    •  Ensuring safe and proper working order of all systems

    Education Requirements:

    High School Diploma, Technical School Degree

    Site information:

    The Grand Forks Country Club shop is located on the edge of the course and has a large open area suitable for working on equipment. There is an equipment lift and a separate room for blade sharpening and welding. The shop features a heated work area with a separate cold storage area for equipment. It also has a restroom, break room, and office on-site.


    Date available:

    Open immediately

    Application instructions:

    Email resume to Course Superintendent at collin.john.cannon@gmail.com

    Wage:

    Competitive salary or hourly rate, depending on experience.

    Employee Benefits:

    Golfing privileges, swimming privileges, work uniform, half-priced meals from the clubhouse, dues and expenses for appropriate organization memberships, and continuing education opportunities.


    Collin Cannon

    Golf Course Superintendent

    Grand Forks Country Club

    320-552-0100

    collin.john.cannon@gmail.com

Address:
10050 204th Street North
Forest Lake, MN 55025
Office: 651 - 324 - 8873

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