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Seasonal Golf Course Maintenance Staff

  2019-07-19     City of Ashland     Ashland     14.50 hour  

This is a SEASONAL temporary position, 40 hours/week, with the Ashland Parks & Recreation Department. There are no benefits with this position. Hours and schedule are varied and require flexibility and weekend availability.

Applicants must meet ALL of these requirements to be considered for Park Maintenance.


  • Maintain grounds at park and golf course facilities
  • Experience using hand and power tools
  • Perform routine grounds maintenance activities including blowing, raking, and loading leaves; piling and removing brush and debris
  • Daily maintenance of public restroom facilities
  • Empty trash receptacles and pick up scattered litter throughout Ashland parks, golf course and facilities
  • Assists in the installation and repair of irrigation systems
  • Assists in the construction, maintenance and repair of park and golf course facilities and grounds keeping equipment
  • Adheres to all safety regulations, rules and procedures established for work areas
  • Works effectively with other Parks employees and the general public in providing customer service
  • Maintain turf areas and non-turf areas such as sand traps, bunkers and landscaped areas
  • Change cups on greens and tee markers


  • Assist with care and maintenance of hand tools.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work well independently or with others
  • Must be outgoing and willing to engage with park visitors
  • Responsive to verbal and written direction in order to prioritize and execute daily tasks.

Must be able to work weekend, holiday, and evening hours

Required Minimum Qualifications:


  • Able to operate hand and/or riding mowing equipment up to 8 hours/day
  • Must be able to operate power tools such as string trimmers, leaf blowers, hedge trimmers, and other small power tools up to 8 hours per day, as well as safely operating an electric vehicle
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to consistently bend, squat, twist, kneel, push, pull, grasp, as well as lift and carry of both left and right sides
  • Hand-weeding may require good eyesight and fine-motor skills
  • Must be able to stand and walk for up to 8 hours per day

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is performed primarily in an outdoor field environment with exposure to various weather
conditions as well as exposure to noise, unpleasant odors, chemicals, and other environmental
substances; incumbents may work in or around water, dirt, oil, grease, or fumes, may have to travel to and from various job sites, and may require some exposure to hazardous traffic conditions.


  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in using hand tools and power tools.
  • Experience using tractors w/ implements, lawn mowers, edgers, rototillers, chain saws, and other basic power equipment
  • Successful candidates must have a combination of skills, knowledge and training that will enable the performance of the responsibilities outlined above.
  • Valid Oregon Driver's License at time of hire.

At least one-year experience in park maintenance or similar work environment that required the
use of tools and equipment to perform maintenance duties.
Must be able to work weekend, holiday, and evening hours

Please apply ONLINE at A completed City application must be filed online with the Personnel Office before the deadline shown above and may be supplemented with a resume of work experience. Resumes are NOT accepted in lieu of a completed City application. Resumes received without a completed City application will not receive a response from the Personnel Department.
Following a review of the applications, a limited number of the most highly qualified applicants may be invited via email to proceed further in the selection process. Those not selected for interview will be notified in email (no phone calls please). The applicant selected must provide, at the time of employment, appropriate documentation of citizenship, as required by the immigration and Naturalization Act of 1986.

A thorough background investigation will be completed on the candidate selected for hire.

The City of Ashland will make reasonable accommodations for the disabled. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation in the application or testing process MUST inform the Personnel Office of the City of Ashland, in writing, no later than the final filing date as stated on the job bulletin. Applicants needing such accommodations should document the request, including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodations needed to participate in the selection process.

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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