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Employment Opportunities

Golf Laborer

  • Type:Limited Term
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$8.00 - $13.00/hr
  • Posted Date:02/18/2020

Golf Laborers
Golf Course
Parks and Recreation Department
Part Time Seasonal Positions

Positions Available: 25

Essential Duties: These are laborer positions needed seasonally by the golf course of the Provo City Parks and Recreation Department. The individuals hired for these positions will be required to perform general maintenance duties as follows: perform routine manual labor involved in golf course maintenance, such as operating mowers and string trimmers; remove debris; sand and seed tee and drop area divots; clean flower beds; maintain fuel and fluid levels for all types of equipment on a daily basis; report equipment problems or failure to the equipment manager immediately; clean the maintenance areas; water and fertilize tees, greens and fairways; under direct supervision of a certified applicator, spray chemicals on landscaped areas; mark the course for cart control; move cart control barriers and replace worn or lost ropes and signs; mark hazard and drop areas; help in project work; assist in the construction of new greens, tees and fairways; grade and prepare soil base; lay sod, and seed tees, greens and fairways; install forms and lay walks and paths using gravel and asphalt mixes; excavate and backfill ditches and trenches with hand tools; repair and replace pipe on irrigation systems; may operate mowers, dump trucks or other light equipment; and perform other related work as required. Employees may be assigned responsibility for the care and maintenance of several designated holes on the golf course and will be expected to assist other crew members as needed/directed.

Minimum Requirements: Any training or experience which would demonstrate an ability to perform the work. Applicants must have the following: physical strength and agility to perform the work, ability to follow directions and communicate with the public in a courteous manner, and a knowledge of the safe use of hand tools and equipment required by the position.

License: Valid, lawful driver's license and/or commercial driver's license may be required at time of appointment. Applicants may be disqualified on the basis of an unacceptable driving record as reflected by the State Department of Motor Vehicles.

Wage: $8.00 - $13.00 per hour, depending upon skill level and experience. Payment will be made by direct deposit.

Hours: Schedule may vary throughout the season and will be coordinated with supervisor.

Pre-Employment Testing: Prior to appointment, applicants may be required to successfully pass a drug screening and background investigation. Individuals with unsatisfactory drug screen results will be ineligible for appointment or application to any Provo City position for a minimum period of six months.

Screening: Based on meeting the minimum requirements and job related experience. Selection for this position will be based largely upon an oral interview. Criminal background checks are conducted on all City positions. Non-disclosure may result in dismissal.

To Apply: Apply online at or at the Provo City Division of Human Resources located at 351 West Center, Provo, UT.

*Closing Date: Open until filled.

*Because this is an open file position, applications of those individuals not appointed to the current opening or not making the above deadline will remain on file for 60 days. Applicants will be eligible for consideration for appointment to the above position opening within that period of time.

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