Irrigation & Spray Technician

Redwoods Golf Course - Langley, BC (25 days ago)

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Redwoods is currently seeking an educated, experienced, passionate and energetic Irrigation and Spray Technician to join our Golf Course Turf Care Team. The Irrigation and Spray Technician will report directly to the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent. This full time, year round, hourly ($21 - $25) position begins in mid-February.

DUTIES:
Mixing and applying fertilizers and plant protection products as outlined by the Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent
Ensuring records are up to date to IPM standards for fertilizer and pesticide applications
Recognizing and diagnosing early stages of disease on turf through daily checks of the course
Being involved in moisture monitoring all of the turf surfaces
Monitoring and completing minor repairs on the Clubhouse irrigation system
Working with the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent with all irrigation repairs, troubleshooting and daily programming
Taking part in hand watering procedures as needed
Maintaining a clean working environment
Displaying a professional workplace attitude and appearance at all times
Displaying courteous behavior with guests of The Redwoods at all times
Assisting and be a full working member of the Turf Care Team including doing all daily work that may be required outside of Irrigation and Spray Technician responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS & ASSETS

Must have a formal education in Turfgrass Management or equivalent, or have a minimum of 3 years experience in golf course maintenance
Must thoroughly understand the game of golf and how it pertains to the set up and maintenance of the course
Must have a strong knowledge of fertilizer and plant protection product applications as well as a working knowledge of why they are applied
Must be able to calibrate or calculate product application volumes, or is able to learn this skill
Must be able to work and communicate exceptionally well with a team of employees
Must have a strong work ethic and a commitment to achieving excellence
Must continually strive for improvement
Must have a high attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
Must be able to lift up to 50lbs
Must have a valid Driver’s Licence
Must have a valid BC Pesticide Applicator’s Licence or the ability to obtain one in short order
Experience with Rainbird Irrigation is an asset

BENEFITS & PERKS

This full time, year round position begins in mid-February and includes the following:

Hourly wage based on experience: $21 - $25/hour
Clothing allowance for boots and raingear
Meal allowance of one free meal from the Redwoods restaurant per shift
Excellent golfing privileges
Discounts on purchases from our Golf Shop

ABOUT REDWOODS:
Serving locals and guests since 1994, the Redwoods Golf Course is situated in North Langley just off Highway #1 and minutes from the Golden Ears Bridge.

Redwoods is a scenic public 18 hole Championship Golf Course with a gorgeous backdrop of the Coastal Mountains. With a Ted Locke design, the course is a mix of open links style golf paired with the tree-lined fairways of a traditional West Coast style. The course is split-level and the dramatic elevation changes offers a stiff challenge to golfers of all abilities.

We are very pleased to receive all applications, however only candidates that qualify for an interview will be contacted. We hope to hear from you!