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Golf Course Technician Posted On:Jan 09, 2020

Name of Company: The Niagara Parks Commission

Company Description:

Ontario’s Niagara Parks

PRESERVING a rich heritage, CONSERVING natural wonders, INSPIRING people, worldwide!

The Niagara Parks Commission operates like a city within a city, and is one of the largest employers in the Niagara Region, with over 1,600 full time and seasonal employees! Our team is comprised of energetic and friendly staff who provide our visitors from around the world with exceptional quality service. Our professional and dynamic team thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working with people.

We are always looking for enthusiastic individuals who share our mission of preserving the nature and heritage of the Niagara River corridor and who are interested in growing their career with a company dedicated to conserving Niagara’s natural wonders and inspiring people world-wide.

Position to be Filled: Golf Course Technician

Position Description:

Under the general supervision of the Superintendent, Golf Course and within established policies, procedures and guidelines, assist with advanced turfgrass and golf course maintenance operations at any of the three Niagara Parks Commission golf facilities:

  • Whirlpool Golf Course
  • Legends on the Niagara
  • Oak Hall Par 3

 

As this is an advanced turfgrass and golf course maintenance postion, the vast majority of this positions responsibilities will be directly involved in the following:

  • Nutrient, surfactant and pest control program
  • Irrigaiton program and maintenance
  • Cultural practice program
  • Day-to-day staff supervision as well as project management implementation
  • Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses 

Qualifications:

Minimum of two (2) years related golf course maintenance experience; Successful completion of a College or University Diploma/Degree/Certificate in Turfgrass Management or equivalent knowledge and experience. 

Must possess an Ontario Landscape Exterminator licence. 

Knowledge/experience with all aspects of electrical irrigation system operations, troubleshooting and repairs; knowledge/experience in various golf course construction techniques; knowledge/experience of proper use of various fertilizers, soil conditioners, pest control methods and materials. 

Valid "G" Drivers License. Knowledge of any applicable legislation/regulations including the Occupational Health & Safety Act.

Ability to perform the manual requirements of the position;

Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal and record keeping (attention to detail) skills. A successful Police Information Check is required for the selected candidate.

NPC offers a wage of $24.49 per hour as well as benefits in lieu ($1.38/hr), full uniform, boot allowance and optional pension plan contribution.

Interested candidates may contact the following for position and application information:

Tom Newton, Senior Superintendent  -  tnewton@niagaraparks.com

We are an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), the Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability – related accommodations, please inform the Human Resources (HR) staff. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Resume Submission Deadline: Mar 01, 2020


Contact Information

Name: Tom Newton

Position: Senior Superintendent

Name of Company: The Niagara Parks Commission

Address 1: 7400 Portage Road

City: Niagara Falls

Country: Canada

Province: ON

Postal Code: L2E6T2

Telephone: 9052951940 x14

Fax: 9052951599

E-mail: tnewton@niagaraparks.com