PT Golf Course Groundskeeper

City of Universal City - Universal City, TX (30+ days ago)

The Part-Time Groundskeeper provides manual and semi-skilled labor to maintain the municipal golf course turfs, facilities, cart paths, and structures, including general care and upkeep.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned)

  • Maintains and repairs the putting greens and tees by watering, reseeding, manicuring, spiking topdressing and mowing using specialized equipment.
  • Maintains and repairs sand traps, fairways, and roughs by raking, watering, edging, spiking, aerifying, weeding and manicuring.
  • Maintains and repairs ornamental plantings around golf course facilities and structures.
  • Performs custodial work such as removing trash and leaves from the course and around facilities and structures.
  • Performs related duties by assisting the mechanic with golf cart repairs and policing the golf course.
  • Works approximately 20 hours per week.
  • Attendance is an essential duty of this position.
  • Performs other duties and fulfills responsibilities as required by the Grounds Superintendent.
  • The City expects all employees to be customer-service oriented and to work safely, cooperatively and pleasantly with other City employees and with the general public.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Employee(s) are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments to the employee.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the tools, turf equipment, methods and practices of grounds and turf maintenance on golf course grounds and facilities is preferred.
  • Ability to work under varied climatic conditions.
  • Maintain a positive attitude.
  • Be team oriented.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, golf course members, customers and the general public.

The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Must have a valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to operate mechanical equipment (vehicles, mowers, shredders, weedeaters, etc.), reach with hands and arms, drive vehicles, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, kneel, crouch, climb, twist, reach, push and pull; and the employee may be required to lift, carry and/or move objects weighing up to 75 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working conditions are primarily outside with exposure to temperature variations. Occasional exposure to chemicals used in the routine maintenance of the golf course grounds may occur.

The employee has frequent contact with City employees and citizens; is required to interact with employees at other agencies and organizations; and must remain calm and professional in tense, emotionally charged, and stressful situations. The employee may face difficult and stressful situations; and may be required to work under time pressures to meet deadlines, to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, to change tasks frequently, to perform tedious and exacting work, and to work closely with others as part of a team. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a part-time position working approximately 20 hours per week and is not eligible for benefits. Days and hours of work include very early morning hours on three weekdays and rotating weekends. Work schedules are subject to change depending on the needs of the department and the City.

To Apply

An Application for Employment must be completed and returned before the position closes. Applications are available in the online job listing at, may be picked up in person 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday-Friday (excluding holidays and early office closings) at the City of Universal City Municipal Building, 2150 Universal City Blvd, Universal City, TX 78148, or requested by email.

Pre-Employment Testing

If a tentative offer of employment is received, employment is contingent upon receiving acceptable results from the required pre-employment physical exam, drug/alcohol test and background investigation including criminal history check.

The City of Universal City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $14.56 /hour


  • High school


  • Texas Driver License

Required work authorization:

  • United States