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Date:  Sep 3, 2023
Req ID:  27705

Bismarck, AR, US, 71929

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $37,000

Golf Course Superintendent adv. as Maintenance Supervisor

Position #:     22092387

Salary:           $37,000

Grade:          GS06

Requisition:    27705

Location:       DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck, AR


Closing date:  Until Filled


This position assists the Golf Course General Manager in maintaining and improving conditions of the greens, fairways, bunkers, and rough of the DeGray Lake Resort Golf Course. Job duties include supervising the golf course maintenance staff, providing on-site supervision of mowing, watering, and fertilizing of the golf course, supervising equipment maintenance and repairs, preparing and approving work schedules, training the maintenance staff, and other duties as assigned. Familiarity with mowers and grounds keeping equipment is required. Must have knowledge of and/or working experience with Ultra Dwarf / TifEagle Hybrid Bermuda grass and preference of knowledge of any other warm season turf. Must have knowledge of usage and application of fertilizers, fungicides, insecticides, herbicides, and miscellaneous chemicals such as surfactants and growth regulators.  Must possess or be able to obtain pesticide license. College degree in Turf Grass Management or Agronomy not required but considered a bonus. Applicant must be able to work a varied shift, including nights, weekends, and holidays, and be able to work in all kinds of weather. A driver's record check will be performed. 


Position offers a full benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance, and retirement pension.


Preferred Qualifications: The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus fours years of experience involving golf course maintenance and repair or a related area.


Applicants must meet or exceed the following qualificationsThe formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus five years of experience in one or more skilled trades, including one year supervising skilled and/or semi-skilled workers. Other job-related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval of the qualifications review committee.


We are an EOE/ADA/AA employer.  Minorities and women encouraged to apply.


Applications accepted online ONLY:


The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism has three major divisions: Arkansas State Parks, Arkansas Heritage and Arkansas Tourism. Arkansas State Parks manages 52 state parks and promotes Arkansas as a tourist destination for people around the country. Arkansas Heritage preserves and promotes Arkansas’s natural and cultural history and heritage through four historic museums and four cultural preservation agencies. Arkansas Tourism improves the state’s economy by generating travel and enhancing the image of the state.

Position Information

Class Code: S033C

Grade: GS06


Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $46,987.00


The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for overall maintenance of buildings and grounds and equipment. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Provides supervision to subordinate carpenters, electricians, plumbers, groundskeepers, maintenance repairmen and custodial staff by establishing work schedules, assigning specific duties with detailed instructions, and reviewing work performed on a regular basis to ensure adherence to deadlines and proper procedures. Interviews applicants and recommends the hiring, training, and performance evaluation of skilled workers such as: carpenters, electricians, plumbers, boiler operators, groundskeepers, maintenance repairmen, and custodial staff. Participates in preventive maintenance activities and supervising structural repairs of buildings and grounds. Makes routine inspections of the heating, cooling, and electrical systems. Develops annual preventative maintenance schedules and receives work orders and assigns to the proper shop for completion. Coordinates the work of employees and outside contractors, including requisitioning supplies and tools, maintains inventory, as needed, and reviews completed contracted work. Provides in-service training for employees on equipment, safety, and procedural changes. Conducts on-site inspections to ensure quality of work, determines maintenance requirements, and complies with safety regulations. Monitors building and grounds for public safety and security and checks safety systems such as, emergency lights, smoke alarms and fire extinguishers. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of building and grounds maintenance techniques and equipment. Knowledge of inventory control techniques. Knowledge of state purchasing procedures. Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Ability to operate, maintain, and perform minor repairs on various types of electrical and mechanical equipment. Ability to conduct on-site inspections to determine compliance of work with departmental standards and regulations. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of lower-level supervisors, skilled, and semi-skilled workers. Ability to maintain adequate supplies and inventory records.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus five years of experience in one or more skilled trades, including one year supervising skilled and/or semi-skilled workers. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

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