Irrigation Technician (University of Louisville Golf Club)
University Of Louisville Golf Club
Location: Simpsonville, Kentucky
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
Salary: Pay Grade NC. Wage Minimum $15
Pay rate DOE 15 and up. Willing to talk to experienced applicants.
Internal Number: 44322
The Irrigation Technician, under the supervision of the Senior Assistant Superintendent, is responsible for the programming, operation, and maintenance of the golf course irrigation system(s). The irrigation technician is required to report any irregularities in course turf quality to the Senior Assistant Superintendent.
Responsible for programming, operation and maintenance of irrigation system for golf course
Waters greens, tees, and fairways
Operates irrigation heads in dry areas needing additional water
Repairs the irrigation system, pipes and irrigation heads as needed
Completes requests for irrigation and course parts and supplies
Grades and prepares soil base, lays sod, and seeds greens, tees and fairways
Monitors water levels and testing
Coordinates pump servicing
Ability to work nights and weekends, holidays, or winter breaks in a variety of weather conditions will be essential to the job responsibilities
Other duties as assigned by the Senior Assistant Superintendent
The Athletic Department is committed to creating equitable and inclusive campus environments that accelerate the success of the full range of our students and employees. We believe that employees who feel valued and respected will create policies, programs, practices, research agendas, and services to effectively meet the needs and exceed the expectations of the increasingly diverse student populations we admit and hope to serve.
The Athletic Department encourages candidates to apply who have demonstrated capacity to create inclusive work environments, will work effectively on increasingly diverse teams, and will serve the increasingly diverse students we admit and want to attract.
$1000 Sign-on/retention bonus available to those who qualify.
High school diploma and two years of related experience. Must have valid driver's license and be insurable by University's carrier to drive vehicles. Ability to lift 50 pounds. Employment physical will be required. Working knowledge of basic electricity and hydraulics related to an irrigation system, including automatic valves and controllers, and working knowledge of various types of pumps and pumping systems. Understanding of agronomy, turfgrass science and the rules of golf. The university offers market competitive salary and benefits. Pay Grade NC. Wage Minimum $15.00/hr.
Effective organizational and communication skills, including both verbal and written
The University of Louisville Golf Club is the home of the Men’s and Women’s Golf Teams. The beautiful Spencer Holt- designed golf course is complemented by a Cardinal themed golf club.
Par-72 Championship Golf Course
Bentgrass fairways and greens
7,192 yard golf course
75.6 Course rating with a slope of 140
22-Acre Practice Facility
Multi-Tiered driving range
Expansive short game facility equipped with two putting greens and a chipping green with two bunkers.
Titleist Pro-V1 range balls
Golf shop with ULGC Merchandise
Full service bar and restaurant
Junior-Olympic Size swimming pool
Tournaments Hosted at ULGC
2019 – NCAA Men's Regional
2017 – KY PGA Professional Championship
2016 – Kentucky Open and Justin Thomas AJGA Tounrnament
2015 – Kentucky Women’s Open
2012 – Kentucky Amateur Championship and NCAA Division II Men's National Championship
2011 – USGA Mid-Amateur Sectional Qualifying
2010 – USGA Senior Amateur Sectional Qualifying
2009 – KY PGA Pro-Assistant Championship
2008 – Kentucky Senior Amateur Championship
2007 – Big East Conference Championship
2006 – Kentucky Amateur Championship
2005 – Kentucky Senior Spring Special