Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary of Job Duties

This position will work 30-40 hours per week and also provides partial medical benefits.
Starting pay is $15.00 - $17.50/hour depending on qualifications
Applicants must be at least 18 years old, due to the City's vehicle insurance requirements. 

The city of Aurora is looking for a motivated golf maintenance worker.  A golf maintenance worker performs manual and skilled labor activities related to maintaining a city-owned golf course for the Golf Division.
The Golf Division of the Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces department of the city of Aurora focuses on providing a superior golf experience as a recreational outlet at a great value while practicing sound environmental principles.  
At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our work by modeling the CORE 4 Values of Integrity, Respect, Professionalism, and Customer Service.  We welcome all who share these values to apply.  


  • Mowing, trimming, raking, and small and large equipment operation
  • Assists with construction/maintenance projects and snow removal
  • May include pesticide and fertilizer applications, and basic irrigation maintenance and basic equipment maintenance
  • May perform lead worker responsibilities
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Employees must be able to work varied hours, including weekends, evenings, and holidays.


Education: High School Diploma or GED.

Experience: 1-3 years golf course maintenance experience.

Equivalent training and experience that will demonstrate the required knowledge, abilities, and skills will be considered.

Knowledge: Irrigation experience preferred.  Basic knowledge of manual work skills and equipment operation

Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens; perform manual labor for extended periods of time; understand oral and written instructions; operate or receive training on various types of maintenance equipment.

Skills: Skill in operating small power equipment and riding mowers is desirable

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, OR EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: Valid driver's license is required at the discretion of the Supervisor.

This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, etc.) in the course of their employment.


Physical Demands: Moderate physical work requiring the ability to lift a maximum of 50 pounds; frequent lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 20 pounds; regular walking and standing; regular climbing, bending, kneeling, and crouching; hand/foot/eye coordination to perform appropriate duties; vision to read instructions; hearing and speech communication for communication with employees and citizens.

Work Environment: Works outdoors in varying weather conditions with exposure to dust, noise, chemicals, water, sun, blowing sand, and other conditions found in an outdoor environment.

Equipment Used: May operate riding mowers, city vehicles, tractors and implements, chemical and fertilizer application equipment, and power tools related to maintenance operations. 

_____________________________________________________________________________For Veterans points:  Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.  We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants.  It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug free workplace.  A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.

Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.

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