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Grounds Maintenance (golf Course) (not To Exceed 11/07/2021), Na-5705-06

Company: Department of Defense
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

  • Duties




Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.

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Performs a variety of general grounds maintenance functions. Operates a variety of lawn mowers designed for golf course and trimming equipment such as weed whips, brush cutter, hand saws, pruning and hand sheers. Operates tractors and towed or attached equipment to include, but not limited to; gang mowers, aerators, plows, harrows, chippers, sprayers, post-hole diggers. Equipment may be powered to maintain grounds by direct drive or power takeoff. Frequently operates a variety of other equipment such as top dressers, runabouts, golf carts, trap rakes, fertilizer spreaders, boom sprayers, hand sprayers, cup cutters, and drag mats. Works on level or rolling terrain in such areas as open fields, golf courses, lawns, and along roadways. Performs general maintenance for equipment. Performs repairs on fences and irrigation systems. Other duties include, but not limited to; picking up trash, applying fertilizers and pesticides, seed propagation, sodding, planting flowers and shrubs and watering, raking traps, moving tee markers and hole location on greens.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Travel Required

25% or less - Varies

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

5705 Tractor Operating

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Conditions of Employment

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Knowledge of irrigation, fertilization, planting, weeding, pruning and mowing. Knowledge and ability to manipulate both tractor and equipment controls at the same time, e.g., operate tractors while raising and lowering gang mowers. Skill in operating boom slope mowers to cut grass on slopes while operating the tractor on the level ground or along roads. Knowledge of equipment to make multiple connections from the equipment to the tractor, connecting mechanical drive shafts, and hydraulic lines. Skill in performing tasks associated with basic grounds maintenance. Knowledge of operating characteristics of the tractor and towed or attached equipment. Must possess, or have ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license and/or any government licenses required.

Receives oral and written assignments from the supervisor or higher-grade worker. Performs duties according to established methods and special instructions. Selects appropriate gears, power settings, and speeds for equipment operations, based on various conditions. Makes judgments concerning lift capacity weight, and balance or load. Responsible for operator maintenance on equipment such as checking and replenishing fluids to proper levels, examining and changing filters, changing and sharpening blades, lubricating equipment and making necessary adjustments.

Work requires light to moderate physical effort in performing duties such as operating tractors and uncoupling and making couplings between tractors and towed vehicles. Frequent bending, stooping, reaching, and arm and leg movement to work tractor controls. Lifts and carries objects up to 45lbs independently and objects over 45lbs with assistance.

Work is performed both inside and outside. Operators are subject to drafts, noise, and varying temperatures. Exposed to weather and temperature extremes outside, as well as high noise levels, vibrations, and jolts from tractor and towed equipment. Exposed to dust, dirt, grease, and fumes. Must follow safety practices and wear issued safety equipment.


Keywords: Department of Defense, Jacksonville , Grounds Maintenance (golf Course) (not To Exceed 11/07/2021), Na-5705-06, Other , Jacksonville, North Carolina

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