Village of Glen Ellyn

DESCRIPTION:
The Village of Glen Ellyn seeks qualified candidates for a full-time Golf Course Equipment Manager position. The job duties of the Golf Course Equipment Manager include but are not limited to performing skilled work in the mechanical repair and maintenance of recreation golf carts, building and grounds equipment; performing welding, fabrication, and bodywork on golf carts and equipment; maintaining stock of mechanical parts and supplies; and to provide responsive, courteous, and efficient service to Village residents and the general public. This position will report to the golf course superintendent

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Administrative:
• Stock parts and supplies necessary for the maintenance and repair of golf carts and equipment; receive and prepare fuel shipments for use.
• Maintain records of time, materials and equipment used for all repairs or services performed.
• Prioritizes equipment repair and maintenance work.
• Maintains a preventive maintenance program within budget on all equipment, and purchases repair parts and replacement supplies.
• Keeps a complete set of records for equipment and parts inventory purchases, equipment conditions, costs of repairs and preventive maintenance for all equipment.
• Spot checks equipment for performance on the course, makes emergency repairs to equipment on the course, and services or supervises servicing of equipment prior to use.
• Oversees the shop area maintenance.
• Recommends equipment purchases and leases.
• Assist in coordinating, implementing, and documenting in-service training regarding safety and equipment operation.
• Contribute to a feedback-rich environment.
• Maintain good safety awareness and follow all safety guidelines and procedures.
• Ability to estimate labor and material cost requirements for maintenance and repair activities.
• Ability to maintain accurate records.
• Ability to communicate effectively and keep business records.
• Ability to prepare bid specifications and proposals.
• Effectively use and oversee all available staff, materials, supplies, and equipment
• Assist in planning and scheduling of work and supervise employees and use of equipment
• Instructs and/or trains golf course maintenance workers regarding preventive maintenance, and the proper cleaning of and safe operation of equipment.
• Regulates employees’ use of equipment in the absence of the superintendent and assistant superintendent, if needed, and performs other duties as directed by the superintendent.

Primary Duties:
• Ability to perform a variety of difficult and complex repair, replacement, and maintenance tasks on machinery and equipment.
• Assist with a variety of building and facilities maintenance and repair tasks in the areas of plumbing, carpentry, air conditioning, heating and restaurant equipment.
• Assist with maintenance of clubhouse equipment and facilities.
• Ability to troubleshoot and repair mechanical and electrical systems.
• Ability to weld and fabricate a variety of mechanical and electrical parts.
• Ability to perform basic plumbing, electrical, and carpentry work.
• Ability to operate a variety of machinery and equipment, including hand and power tools, arc/gas welders, mowing equipment, and vehicles.
• Ability to maintain a professional manner when dealing with the public.
• Ability to take control of situations, dictating subordinate activities in a responsible manner.
• Ability to comprehend, retain and apply Village and state policies and legislation, i.e. Village ordinances, procedure manuals, etc.
• Working knowledge of light and heavy maintenance equipment and automotive apparatuses.
• Skill in the use of a variety of equipment repair tools, and the making of various types of mechanical repair.
• Working knowledge of the theory, care, and operation of internal combustion engines, including gasoline, diesel, two-cycle, liquid, air-cooled, and mowing equipment.
• Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession.
• Ability to move heavy objects.
• Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions while repairing equipment.
• Ability to diagnose mechanical troubles and determine appropriate maintenance work.
• Knowledge of and/or ability to play the game of golf and understanding how job performance affects the playing conditions of the golf course.
• Ability to instruct and train in methods and procedures.
• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
• Ability to operate golf course maintenance equipment, including tractors, front loaders, skid steers, reel mowers, and power tools, including mowers, edgers, and blowers.
• Principles and practices of transmission, heating, cooling, electrical, plumbing, and hydraulic equipment maintenance and repairs.
• Methods, materials, tools, and techniques used to repair and maintain various machinery and equipment.
• Safe work practices.
• Welding and fabrication techniques.
• Basic plumbing, electrical, and carpentry principles and practices.
• Works both indoors and in outside weather conditions.

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to perform a variety of difficult and complex repair, replacement, and maintenance tasks on machinery and equipment.
• Assist with a variety of building and facilities maintenance and repair tasks in the areas of plumbing, carpentry, air conditioning, heating, and restaurant equipment
• Assist with maintenance of clubhouse equipment and facilities.
• Ability to troubleshoot and repair mechanical and electrical systems.
• Ability to weld and fabricate a variety of mechanical and electrical parts.
• Ability to perform basic plumbing, electrical, and carpentry work.
• Ability to operate a variety of machinery and equipment, including hand and power tools, arc/gas welders, mowing equipment, and vehicles.
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
• Ability to maintain a professional manner when dealing with the public.
• Ability to take control of situations, dictating subordinate activities in a responsible manner.
• Ability to comprehend, retain and apply Village and state policies and legislation, i.e. Village ordinances, procedure manuals, etc.
• Working knowledge of light and heavy maintenance equipment and automotive apparatuses.
• Skill in the use of a variety of equipment repair tools, and the making of various types of mechanical repair.
• Working knowledge of the theory, care, and operation of internal combustion engines and mowing equipment.
• Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession.
• Ability to move heavy objects.
• Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions while repairing equipment.
• Ability to diagnose mechanical troubles and determine appropriate maintenance work.
• Knowledge of and/or ability to play the game of golf and understanding how job performance affects the playing conditions of the golf course.
• Ability to instruct and train in methods and procedures.

Community Relations:
• Assist in coordinating golf course maintenance services and activities with other Village departments, divisions, and sections and with outside agencies.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in general equipment maintenance
• High School Diploma or equivalent, supplemented by specialized training or experience in mechanical repairs or a related field
• A valid State of Illinois motor vehicle operator’s license
• Ability to operate various types of equipment – standard office equipment, computer, and related software.
• Proficiency in computer use, knowledge of Microsoft Office and other applications as specified by supervisor.
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to calculate basic mathematical calculations.

SALARY/BENEFITS:
The salary range for this position is $60,758/annually to $92,394/annually. Anticipated starting salary is +/- 76,576 with a full range of benefits offered, as well as participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), a defined benefit retirement plan. Actual starting salary is negotiable and will be dependent upon qualifications, experience, and professional achievement. This position is non-exempt (overtime eligible) under FLSA.
HOW TO APPLY:

1. Interested candidates should submit a resume, a cover letter and an employment application (click here) to applicants@glenellyn.org. Hard copies (faxed, mailed, hand-delivered) of resumes will be declined.
2. Applicants must indicate (Job ID: #01-23 Golf Course Equipment Manager) in the subject line of their e-mail.
3. The selected finalist will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check, reference check, and a post-offer medical physical with a drug screen.
4. The position is open until filled; however, first review of resumes and applications will begin on Monday, January 16, 2023.

Candidates requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Human Resources at 630-469-5000.
THE VILLAGE OF GLEN ELLYN IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

For more information, contact:

Katie Converse
applicants@glenellyn.org

To apply for this job email your details to applicants@glenellyn.org