Grounds Maintenance - Big Met
Job Title: Grounds Maintence (Big Met)

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Fairview Park, Ohio

Job Status: Sourcing

State: OH

Description: The Golf Course Grounds Maintenance person maintains and enhances Cleveland Metroparks golf courses by performing semi-skilled work, and as capable and assigned, skilled work on all aspects of the golf course. 

Essential Functions: 

  1. Performs semi-skilled work, and as capable and assigned, skilled work in golf grounds maintenance including; Cutting cups, raking bunkers, and mowing greens, tees, and fairways exercising a degree of independent judgement. 
  2. Performs semi-skilled work, and as capable and assigned, skilled work in golf course irrigation, drainage, and turf maintenance practices. 
  3. Demonstrates technical knowledge and proficiency in the handling and application of pesticides and fertilizers. 
  4. Operates and maintains the following equipment: Green, tee, and fairways mowers, tank sprayers, greens roller, tractors, topdressers, spreaders, and other related turf equipment. 
  5. Carries out duties and responsibilities in a safe and efficient manner to maintain a safe work environment and surrounding areas for oneself, co-workers, and public. Responds to hazardous situations and/or potentially unsafe conditions by taking corrective action as capable, and promptly notifying supervisory personnel. 
  6. Informs Supervisor of key issues promptly. 
  7. Provides work direction, changes work assignments, and corrects work activity of other employees, as assigned. 
  8. Performs assigned duties with efficiency and attention to detail. 


  • Minimum two year degree in Turfgrass Science or equivalent. (preferred) 
  • Experience working on a golf course with golf specific grounds maintenance (preferred). 
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license under the laws of the State of Ohio 
  • Pesticide license CAT 8 Turf endorsement (preferred). 
  • Familiar with golf etiquette and the rules of golf. 
  • Preferred experience with basic maintenance of turf equipment. 
  • Demonstrated ability to exhibit leadership consistent with teamwork approach that recognizes the contribution of all employees. 
  • Keeps current with new production methods, techniques, and materials by work assignment locations. 
  • Possess the necessary written and oral communication skills to communicate professionally. 
Compensation: $22.39 per hour with a $1.00 increase each six months until achieving the wage rate of $24.39 per hour

How to Apply: Please visit our career site at; reference job #24309State 

Date: asap

Education Level: College

Company Name: Cleveland Metroparks

Company Address: 4811 Valley Parkway

City: Fairview Park

Zip Code: 44126

Contact Name: Lori Mullins

Contact Email:

Contact Phone Number: (216)635-3283







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