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Date:  Jul 5, 2024
Req ID:  41366

Wynne, AR, US, 72396

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $45,010 - $58,401

Position Number: 22153198 
County: Cross; St Francis 
Posting End Date: Until Filled 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $45,010 - $58,401 

The Ridges at Village Creek Golf Course, Village Creek State Park 

Maintenance Manager (Golf Course Superintendent) The Ridges at Village Creek Golf Course

Position #:           22153198

Salary:                   $45,010 - $58,401

Grade:                  GS08

Requisition:        41366

Location:              Village Creek State Park, Wynne, AR


Closing date:      until filled


This position provides daily and long-range supervision and direction in maintaining and improving conditions of the golf course at the Ridges at Village Creek 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 staff, constant monitoring of turfgrass systems during the growing season, ensuring proper water, nutrient, and disease prevention levels and operation and maintenance of pumping and irrigation systems - including program scheduling, assisting in repairs and winterization. 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 within 3 months of employment. Must be a member in good standing with the GCSAA and/or PGA of America. Applicant must be able to work a varied shift including weekends and some holidays. A driver’s record check will be performed.

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


Preferred Qualifications: Degree in Turf Grass Management, working knowledge of course renovation and construction.


Applicants must meet or exceed the following qualifications:  the formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; experience in turf management or related area, and two years in a managerial or supervisory role.  Applicants with a college degree in agronomy, horticulture or related field and specialized training in turf management are preferred. 


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


Applications are 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: S004C

Grade: GS08


Salary Range: $45,010.00 - $65,265.00


The Maintenance Manager is responsible for overseeing the maintenance of buildings, grounds, and equipment. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Provides supervisory guidance to a subordinate skilled trades staff by assigning work orders, establishing work plans and deadlines, making staff assignments, and ensuring achievement of project goals. Oversees activities related to maintenance functions, including special projects under budgetary constraints, and monitors maintenance operations budget. Inspects buildings, grounds, and equipment, to determine needs, and conducts research, to identify standards, and submits information for bids. Writes specifications for new construction, remodeling projects, and the repair and purchase of equipment. Maintains files and prepares reports on work orders, completed projects, work in progress, purchases, public workers, and service calls. Selects companies for new construction and remodeling projects from bidders and coordinates and monitors projects until completion. Directs activities of in-house construction projects. Serves on various policy and safety committees ensuring all inspections are in compliance. Coordinates and maintains preventative maintenance program by scheduling and performing systematic inspection of buildings and equipment. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of building maintenance and evaluation procedures. Knowledge of building materials and maintenance costs. Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles. Ability to conduct on-site inspections of buildings to determine quality of maintenance and condition of physical structure. Ability to supervise a subordinate skilled trades staff. Ability to estimate costs, time, materials, manpower, and equipment needed in the maintenance and repair of buildings. Ability to prepare detailed written reports.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus six years of experience in the building trades, or related area, including two years in a managerial or supervisory capacity. 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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