Montclair Golf Club
  • 06-Oct-2021 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Golf Course Maintenance
  • West Orange, NJ, USA
  • $17.00-$22.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefits included

Montclair Golf Club has been serving its members since 1894. We have a 19th Century pedigree and 21st Century vision. Our team sets the market for quality and service in this region. Our mission is excellence and our values are simple:

  • Talent
  • Integrity
  • Judgement

If you would like to work with the best in the business, whether for a season or a decade, please take the time to thoughtfully complete our application and following questionnaire. And Thank you for your interest in Montclair Golf Club!

Related Titles: Chemical Application Specialist

Reports to: Director of Golf Course Operations; Senior Assistant Superintendent; Assistant Superintendent

Supervises: No supervisory duties are included in this position.


Education and/or Experience

  • Degree or Certificate from an accredited turf school

Job Knowledge, Core Competencies and Expectations

  • Complete knowledge of chemical application equipment.
  • Knowledge in the safe mechanical operation and calibration of the following types of equipment:

mechanically pressurized spray equipment;

hand-operated spray equipment;

hand-operated rotary spreaders;

hand-operated drop spreaders; and

utility tractors.

  • Knowledge of the rules of golf and/or ability to play golf desirable.
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform required role during emergency situations.

Job Summary (Essential Functions)

Select and appropriately apply all pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers associated with grounds and golf course maintenance as dictated by Director of Golf Course Operations, Senior Assistant Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent

Job Tasks/Duties

  • Applies pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers as directed to maintain excellent condition of grounds and golf course; documents all applications.
  • Compiles reports of pesticide, herbicide and fertilizer use on the golf course and calculates use rates for all products applied on the property.
  • Maintains proper inventory of products.
  • Reports equipment issues to the mechanic promptly.
  • Responsible for the safety and direction of chemical handlers and/or helpers.
  • Participates in all aspects of golf course maintenance.
  • Maintains chemical storage and mixing areas in compliance with county, state and federal regulations. Keeps chemical room clean and orderly; secures under lock when not present.
  • Attends applicable training seminars, classes and trade shows to maintain current knowledge as dictated by Director of Golf Course Operations.
  • Responsible for reading, understanding and keeping current with the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) and maintaining them in a convenient location.
  • Understands and complies with all policies set forth in the club's Employee Handbook.
  • Attends staff meetings as prescribed by Director of Golf Course Operations.
  • Performs other appropriate tasks assigned by the Director of Golf Course Operations.

Licenses and Special Requirements

  • Current state certification or licensing as a pesticide and fertilizer applicator.
  • Valid driver's license.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions.
  • Frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • Able to meet and perform the physical requirements and to work effectively in an environment which is typical of this position.
  • Frequent lifting, bending, climbing, stooping and pulling.
  • Frequent repetitive motions.
  • Continuous standing and walking.
  • May need to use some protective equipment, such as a respirator, gloves, earplugs, eye guards/visors, boots and hats as required on Pesticide Label, MSDS Labels or State Law.

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