Laborer II – Golf Maintenance

City of Lakewood
July 31, 2022
Lakewood, CO
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Laborer II - Golf Maintenance

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Laborer II - Golf Maintenance


$15.00 Hourly


City of Lakewood, CO

Job Type

Variable Part-Time


Community Resources UP1

Job Number

R0114 - Jul 2022


8/31/2022 5:00 PM Mountain

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City of Lakewood's Statement of Excellence

The City of Lakewood is dedicated to upholding City values to include: Performance Excellence, Leadership, Respect and Collaboration. Best fit candidates will demonstrate innovation, customer service, dedication, passion and engagement. All people, citizens and employees, will be treated with respect, relevance, and importance.


Under the general direction of the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent, engages in all aspects of golf course maintenance and facility maintenance.

The City of Lakewood is currently recruiting variable employees for this position. A variable employee is an at-will employee who works in a seasonal or temporary capacity. Their work schedule is based on business need. This position would be a part-time non benefitted position.

Major Tasks, Duties, and Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Major Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities)

Responsible for the care and condition of the golf course.

Functions include: mowing turf, restroom cleaning, facility repair, painting, minor construction, trash pick-up, sign installation and participating in short term projects.

Maintains golf equipment and facilities (including clubhouse and restroom on the course) and features, ensuring safety and cleanliness.

Maintains cart paths to keep in safe and useable condition.

Operates City-owned equipment and hand tools.

Participates in snow removal from parking lots, sidewalks and bike paths in the shoulder season.

May be specifically assigned to an area of responsibility (mowing, trimming, trash removal, fairway, greens. etc.).

Performs other duties as assigned.


Hand mowing and trimming.

Installs and removes signage as needed.

Assists with Golf tournament or special events as needed.

Upkeep of tools, vehicles and other maintenance equipment.

May be required to assist with hand watering and setting up the course.


Supervision Received:

Receives general supervision from the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent.

Supervision Given:

At times may be designated as a lead position and have limited supervision of other temporary part time staff.

Essential Qualifications


High school diploma or equivalent preferred.


Previous experience in golf or parks maintenance (minimum of one season).


Valid drivers license, with good driving record.

KSA's and Physical/Mental Reqs


Knowledge of golf course maintenance practices and golf course/parks equipment responsibilities.

Ability to exhibit leadership skills.

Ability to perform duties with minimal instruction and oversight.

Must have ability to work as a team member as well as independently. Ability to use hand tools and power equipment.

Ability to communicate effectively with the pro shop staff and public.

Background check may be required.



Lifting and Carrying:

Must be able to lift, carry and/or maneuver rocks, signs, fertilizer, concrete, trash bags and tools that weigh up to 25 pounds on a frequent basis.

Must occasionally lift the following that may weigh between 10 and 50 pounds: rocks, tools, post pounders, signs, post removers, trash bags, post-hole diggers, logs, lumber, and animal carcasses.

Must occasionally lift with assistance the following that may weigh between 51 and 75 pounds: fertilizer, concrete, rocks, canoes, animal carcasses, logs and trash bags.

Will occasionally lift with assistance (two-person lift), the following that may weigh 75 pounds and up: fertilizer bags, concrete bags, picnic tables, animal carcasses, rocks, logs, buoys, trash bags and barriers.

Pushing and Pulling:

Must occasionally push and pull mowers, posts, fences, water trailer and equipment.

Body Positions:

Work requires some sitting in trucks, office and equipment

Work requires frequent standing, walking, pushing and pulling or mowers.

Work requires frequent moving about the golf course for up to 8 hours per day.

Work requires frequent: pinching, gripping (when driving, pulling signs and working with tools); reaching for tools, ladders, materials, etc., and frequent climbing in and out of vehicle up to 60 times per day and some climbing on ladders.

Work requires frequent bending, kneeling, balancing.

Work requires occasional crawling as well as occasional maneuvering and/or balancing on ladders.

Requires occasional pushing to set posts and fences, moving heavy bags and equipment.

Work may include running in emergency situations.

Manipulates tools and construction materials.


Must be able to respond to in-person requests and to communicate via two-way radio.


Uses vision to read written job related information, policies and procedures.



Basic math skills preferred for calculating construction and landscaping measurements.


Must know and follow proper lifting procedures.

Remember rules, regulations and policies, have ability to locate resources.

Language Ability:

Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing with visitors and city staff.


Must be able to take direction and follow instruction from supervisor.

Must be able to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.


Work is performed frequently in outdoor environment in all temperatures and weather conditions.

Must arrive to work on time wearing shirt and hat provided by the golf course staff.

Manner of dress includes long pants appropriate for assigned job duties; in lieu of long pants, may wear solid-colored shorts (khaki-colored preferred). May not wear gym shorts or cut- offs.

Must wear shoes/footwear adequate for job duties assigned.


Hand and power tools



Mowers (Walk behind and riding)

Painting Equipment


Variable Part-Time employees receive limited benefits, including a pension plan. Medical and dental care are not provided.


SPECIAL PROCESS NOTE: The City of Lakewood is committed to the safety of all staff and participants. A thorough background investigation of all prospective employees will be conducted for those who will be working with vulnerable populations, sensitive information, in sensitive locations or with financial data or money. Candidates/staff/volunteers who will have regular interactions with youth and/or vulnerable populations may also be subject to a child abuse background check and must participate in additional abuse awareness and reporting trainings. Please select Yes to acknowledge the background process for this position.

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