LABORER - GOLF
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED
DIVISION: RECREATION & WELLNESS
SECTION: GOLF OPERATIONS
WORKDAYS & HOURS: VARIOUS*
*Subject to change
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The Houston Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to building a sustainable community and enhancing the quality of urban life by providing safe well-maintained parks and offering affordable programming for our community. To achieve this mission, HPARD is seeking a Laborer to join its Recreation and Wellness - Golf Operations team.
The potential candidate will play a key role in the following duties:
- Remove golf cars from charging station, prepare golf cars for customer use, and clean and return golf cars to storage.
- Perform janitorial duties.
- De-litter the front of golf facility and driving range areas.
- Maintain and fill customer water stations.
- Operate small equipment and machinery like line trimmers, push mowers, hedge trimmers, and chain saws
- Operate all hand tools including shovels and rakes.
WORKING CONDITIONS The position involves considerable physical exertion, such as regular climbing of ladders, lifting of heavy objects (up to 80 pounds) on a highly frequent basis and/or assuming awkward positions for long periods of time. There are routine exposures to significant levels of heat, cold, moisture and air pollution. The position may involve periodic exposure to chemical substances and physical trauma of a minor nature such as cuts, bruises and minor burns.
Very fundamental levels of ability to read, write and follow simple oral instructions as might normally be acquired through up to 8 years of formal schooling.
No experience is required
May require a valid Texas Class C driver's license and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving (AP 2-2).- Applicants with a valid Texas Driver's License.
- Applicants with experience in the operation of specialized golf course equipment and attachment are preferred.
**Eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
The selection process will involve application review and/or interview.
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION YES
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification. The salary range is:
Pay Grade 4
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.
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Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.
All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.