Job Openings

The Links at Groveport
Equipment Technician

The City of Groveport is currently looking to fill the position of Golf Course Equipment Technician for the Links at Groveport.  We are seeking a candidate that is a highly motivated self-starter with strong organizational and record keeping skills to join our team.  In addition to mechanical skills the desired candidate will also possess a solid background in small engines, hydraulics, electrical systems and precise cutting unit maintenance.  This is a full-time position with the city that reports directly to the Golf Course Superintendent and will work closely with the Assistant Golf Couse Superintendent.  The pay scale for the position is $34,049.60/yr to $54,766.40/yr (starting salary not to exceed $44,387.20) and the city’s benefits package includes health/dental/vison insurance, retirement program (OPERS), vacation and uniforms.  All eligible candidates will be required to pass a background check and drug test.  Below is a summarized list of the job requirements and responsibilities, the city’s complete job description will be provided during interviews or upon request. 
All interested candidates please send resumes/applications (found on city website: www.groveport.org) to:

Sue Wadley

Personnel Director

City of Groveport                                             OR                          SWadley@groveport.org

655 Blacklick St

Groveport, Ohio 43125

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license and maintain insurability under the municipality’s vehicle insurance policy.
  • General understanding of a golf course and all equipment used to maintain it.
  • Communication, organizational and computer (general and office software) skills.
  • Working knowledge of light and heavy maintenance equipment with a strong understanding of small engines, hydraulics, electrical systems and cutting units (grinding/setup).
  • Ability to diagnose and communicate in a professional manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Schedule will be Monday through Friday 6:30am-3pm, some unscheduled hours required.
  • Must maintain a clean, well-organized and safe work environment.
  • Maintain a preventative maintenance plan within budget guidelines.
  • Oversee proper record keeping for equipment, parts and fuel.
  • Responsible for all equipment involve with the maintenance of the golf course.
  • Ability to stay current with industry trends and training.
  • Develop an understanding of Quality of Cut and it’s importance to the health and playability of the golf course.
  • Assist with capital equipment planning as needed.
  • Perform golf course maintenance as needed (this will be minimal and limited to times of need).