Pay Range 12 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$15.4227$23.1340
Hourly (42 hrs.)$14.6883$22.0324
Hourly (56 hrs.)$11.0162$16.5243

Golf Course Mechanic

Range: $32,079.14 - $48,118.70 (12)
Position Number: 22

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for the repair and maintenance of golf course equipment and vehicles.
Maintains and repairs golf course equipment, including turf mowers, fairway mowers, golf carts, and heavy equipment such as dump trucks.
Performs golf course buildings and grounds maintenance and repair.
Rebuilds greens; repairs and replaces irrigation lines.
Maintains an inventory of parts and supplies; orders parts and supplies as needed.
Supervises inmates and community service workers.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of the standards, materials, techniques, and equipment used in the maintenance of a municipal golf course.
Knowledge of the repair and maintenance of golf course equipment and vehicles.
Knowledge of department and city policies and procedures and relevant federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Skill in planning, organization, and decision making.
Skill in the operation and repair of turf equipment and irrigation system.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include department standard operating procedures, Parks and Recreation Policy Manual, repair manuals, and relevant city, state, and federal codes, laws, and regulations.  These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application. 
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of related mechanical repair and maintenance duties.  Inclement weather conditions contribute to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to maintain and repair golf course equipment and vehicles.  Successful performance helps ensure that golf equipment, grounds, and facilities are well maintained.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, vendors, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, and motivate personnel.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, or walking.  The employee frequently lifts light and occasionally heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must distinguish between shades of color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with
moving parts, and irritating chemicals. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, and gloves.
Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.