Greenskeeper

Job Type
Full-Time
Job Location

Under the supervision of the Assistant Superintendent, the Greenskeeper performs routine manual labor involved in golf course maintenance; does semi-skilled grounds construction and maintenance work; operate small hand-powered equipment; and occasional operate larger maintenance equipment such as mowers. 

To deliver on the Audubon mission, the Greenskeeper will:

Provide a guest experience of outstanding quality

  • Performs daily set up procedures such as; setting tee markers and cups on greens daily, maintains ball washers, remove debris, sand tee & fairway divots, maintains flower beds, etc.
  • Operate self-propelled machinery such as; bunker rakes, triplex mowers, deckmowers, aerators, sod cutters, and others as directed.
  • Maintains fuel and fluid levels for equipment on a daily basis, report equipment problems or failures to Equipment Manager immediately.
  • Cleans and properly stores equipment after each use.
  • Under direct supervision of a certified applicator, sprays chemicals using hand operated sprayers.

Educate our diverse audience about the natural world

  • Keep up to date on conservation & naturalization efforts and changes to the wildlife inventory.
  • Be ready to answer the questions of our park guests and golfers and inform them of our efforts regarding conservation and the Audubon International Sanctuary program.

Preserve native Louisiana habitats

  • Assist in project work including drainage, irrigation, construction, repair, and naturalized habitat protection.
  • Be aware of naturalized areas and avoid disturbing them with equipment.
  • The above listed duties are general statements of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis.  They do not exclude other duties as assigned.

Experience:  Must demonstrate the willingness and ability to retain instructions on the use of equipment, tools, and materials used in golf course construction, maintenance and landscape.

Education:  High school or GED equivalent preferred.

Licensure/Certification: Louisiana Driver’s License

Machinery/Tools/Equipment Requirements:  Must have the ability to utilize all manner of hand equipment and self propelled machinery within the scope of golf maintenance such as shovels, string trimmers, flymowers, push mowers, walk-behind greens mowers, edgers, hand rakes, blowers.

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