Seasonal, Full-Time, Six-Month Golf Course Technician at River Oaks

Description :

Position:                                  Seasonal Full-Time Six MonthGolf Course Technician

Pay Rate:                                $12.00-$14.00 per hour depending on qualifications

Contact:                                  Ben Ratzlaff, Golf Course Superintendent, 651-438-2121 ext. 3

Application Deadline:              Until filled, first review of applications is March 8th

The City of Cottage Grove seeks highly motivated and hardworking individuals to apply for this 6 month position.  The position will start mid-April and end in October. The employee will work directly with the Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent. This position will assist in the maintenance, construction, equipment maintenance and irrigation of the River Oaks Golf Course.

Minimum qualifications include: 1) 18 years of age2) Valid driver’s license. 3) High school graduate or equivalent.

Desired qualifications include: 1) Formal education or practical experience in mowing and/or landscaping and turf maintenance.


a.    Knowledge of the standard practices, methods, tools, materials and equipment of golf course maintenance activities.

b.    Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety practices of the trade.

c.     Ability to take initiative and work independently.

d.    Working knowledge of automatic irrigation systems including electric valve and control systems.

e.    Ability to plan, direct and participate in golf course construction and maintenance.

f.      Ability to obtain a pesticide applicator license.

g.    Ability to calibrate chemical and fertilizer application equipment.

h.    Ability to perform a variety of assigned maintenance duties.

i.      Ability to understand oral and written instructions.

j.      Ability to perform strenuous physical labor and heavy manual tasks for extended periods when required.

k.     Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, City employees and the public.

Applications are available here or at Cottage Grove City Hall,12800 Ravine Parkway South., Cottage Grove, MN 55016 or www.cottagegrovemn.gov Please indicate which position you are applying for on the Job Application. 



Contact : Ben Ratzlaff, Golf Course Superintendent, 651-438-2121 ext. 3

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled