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Irrigation Maintenance Technician – Kennedy Golf Course

Denver Parks and Recreation – Denver Golf | Denver CO 80014 USA | Full Time | Posted: 02/12/2024

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With competitive pay, great benefits, and endless opportunities, working for the City and County of Denver means seeing yourself working with purpose — for you, and those who benefit from your passion, skills and expertise. Join our diverse, inclusive and talented workforce of more than 11,000 team members who are at the heart of what makes Denver, Denver.

What We Offer

The City and County of Denver offers a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. The full-time pay range for this position is $22.76 - $27.30/hour. We also offer generous benefits for full-time employees which include but are not limited to:


  • A guaranteed life-long monthly pension, once vested after 5 years of service
  • 457B Retirement Plan
  • 140 hours of PTO earned within first year + 11 paid holidays, 1 personal holiday and 1 volunteer day per year
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision plans effective within 1 month of start date


In this position you can expect to work on site at Kennedy Golf Course, five (5) days a week.

What You’ll Do

With eight golf facilities, Denver Golf has something for everyone: one 27-hole regulation golf course, four 18-hole regulation golf courses, one 18-hole executive mountain golf course, two 9-hole par three golf courses, two Miniature Golf facilities, five driving ranges (including the signature Aqua Golf water range), six Restaurants, and Denver Junior Golf - The First Tee of Denver (one of the largest Junior Golf programs in the country). Denver Golf has outstanding course conditions and top-notch guest services for the best value. From urban golf settings to mountain vistas, you will find it here at Denver Golf. Please visit our Denver Golf webpage for more information.

Denver Parks and Recreation’s Golf Division is looking to hire an enthusiastic and hard-working Irrigation Maintenance Technician to join our team at Kennedy Golf Course. Kennedy Golf Course boasts 36-holes of golf (400 acres) and is a great landing spot for high-performing turfgrass professionals who enjoy a fast-paced environment. This Irrigation Technician will be one of two working at this site, and will work in tandem with the Superintendent, two Assistant Superintendents, and two Turf Equipment Mechanics.

Specifically, as an Irrigation Maintenance Technician for Kennedy Golf Course you will:

  • Perform irrigation system maintenance
  • Monitor and troubleshoot irrigation system issues as they arise
  • Read irrigation drawings and performs construction and maintenance/repair and replacement of broken parts on various equipment including pipes, sprinklers, hoses, and more
  • Research, introduce, and execute sustainable irrigation practices at the course
  • Inspect facilities and equipment to identify construction, maintenance and repair needs including estimating materials, labor, time and cost of repairs
  • Participate in other course maintenance responsibilities including mowing, snow removal, supervision, customer communication, and coordination with the Golf Pro Shop
  • Operate and maintain various lightweight vehicles and equipment; utilize a computer for diagnosing system problems
  • At times direct, train, and supervise seasonal course staff and be the go-to full time staff for all course maintenance and communication
  • Occasionally work and fill in at other Golf Courses to support general department operations
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested

What You’ll Bring

Kennedy Golf Course is looking for a confident, team-oriented person to join their team. Our ideal candidate will be savvy at identifying and resolving equipment malfunctions, will be an adept problem solver, and is willing to learn new trades and skills to support operations. Our ideal candidate will be comfortable working in all weather conditions, not afraid to jump in when needed, and will be comfortable interacting with a diverse team of coworkers, as well as with the public.

In addition, our ideal candidate has some or all the following experience, skills, and characteristics:

  • Experience working on golf course operations
  • Experience maintaining and repairing irrigation equipment
  • Experience working with Toro Links Operating System (or similar systems)
  • A professional demeanor and collaborative spirit

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Education requirement: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate
  • Experience Requirement: One (1) year of experience in maintaining and repairing commercial, agricultural, or related irrigation systems
  • Education/Experience Equivalency: A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements
  • License/Certifications: This job requires driving; requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application

Application Deadline

This position is expected to stay open until February 29, 2024. Please submit your application as soon as possible and no later than 2/29/2024 at midnight to ensure consideration.

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Location Denver, CO, 80014, USA
Annual Salary 23.00 - 27.00/Hourly
Categories Facilities Management/Grounds Keeping,Management/Administration/Operations

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Contact Name Jon Allen
How to apply Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.
Primary Phone 720-337-6494
Job Code 231383