Greenskeeper - F/T

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Recreation Department

This position will assist the Golf Course Superintendent in maintaining the Golf Course.  The Greenskeeper will mow, trim, water, aerate, repair and maintain the Golf Course through the use of both physical labor and trained skills. 

A high school diploma or G.E.D. is required. Golf course maintenance or turf grass management experience is required. A valid Virginia Driver’s License and an excellent driving record are required. A Commercial Driver’s License is required within six months of employment.  This position will follow the CDL drug testing guidelines during the employment period and the selected applicant must undergo and successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening. The selected applicant must take and pass the registered technician’s pesticide examination within six months of employment. Qualified applicants must possess the ability to work independently and perform each of the following: operate dump trucks, tractors, riding mowers and trimmers, lift 50 lbs. and be able to work in various types of climatic conditions. A satisfactory post-offer, pre-employment criminal background investigation will be required of the selected applicant.

Starting salary range is $25,525/year - $28,077/year, depending upon qualifications. The Town of Blacksburg offers benefits that include fully paid employee medical, dental and vision insurance; short-term and long-term disability insurance (as applicable) and life insurance. Retirement benefits are provided through the Virginia Retirement System. Direct Deposit of pay is required for all full-time employees.

A Town of Blacksburg application is required for this position by 5:00 PM on Friday, July 26, 2019. Applications are available at the Human Resources Office located in the Municipal Building at 300 South Main Street, Blacksburg, VA, 24060, or may be downloaded at Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation in the application process may call 540-443-1020 (voice) or utilize the Virginia Relay Center at 711 (TDD). 

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