Groundskeeper II Parks & Rec (Assistant Superintendent)
Location: White Lake Oaks Golf Course 991 N. Williams Lake Road White Lake, MI 48386
Position Available: Groundskeeper II
Salary: $33,950 - $44,217
Position Length: Full Time
Company: Oakland County Parks
Facility Operation:

White Lake Oaks Golf Course is an 18 hole hole par 70 facility located in White Lake, MI

Job Description:

Assist golf maintenance supervisor with all aspects of golf course maintenance.  Tasks include fertilizer and pesticide application, irrigation repairs, mowing, ornamental landscape maintenance, snow removal and other emergency duties. Ability to adjust work schedule as required.


At the time of application applicants must:

1. Be at least 16 years old and a high school graduate; OR have completed the state requirements for a G.E.D. certificate; OR be an emancipated minor; OR have passed their 18th birthday; AND

2. Have at least two (2) years of full-time work experience in all aspects of Grounds keeping including turf care, and assisting in planting, pruning, fertilizing, and spraying of flowers, trees, and shrubs.

3. Possess a valid United States motor vehicle Commercial Driver's License (CDL) group "A" endorsement and air brakes. Out of Country driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan Driver's license before hire date.

NOTE: Applicants at the time of application without the required CDL must obtain it by the end of the six month probationary period, at the employee's expense.

4. Possess a Commercial Pesticide Applicator's Certification from the Michigan Department of Agriculture in 3A, 3B and 6.


Overview of Employee Benefits:

  • Comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability insurance, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance for all eligible employees, with minimal employee cost.
  • Health and dependent care reimbursement accounts where employees can place pre-tax dollars into an account to be used for health care or dependent care related expenses.
  • There is also a comprehensive retirement package in which all Eligible employees are enrolled in a defined contribution plan (401a) with a County match; also the ability to participate in a deferred compensation plan (457).
  • Ample time-off for all employees, including 11 to 13 paid holidays per year, five personal leave days, one floating holiday, 10 vacation days within the first year (amount of vacation days increase over tenure).
  • Annual Leave Buy Back is offered once a year to all eligible employees with 60 (or more) annual leave hours in the bank. This program offers interested employees the option to "cash out" annual leave hours in order to receive a payout. Employees can "cash out" a minimum of 20 hours to a maximum of 40 hours.
  • Parental Leave is available for all full-time employees who have completed six (6) months of County service. Employees will receive 6 weeks of paid leave at 100% of their current salary. Parental Leave can be utilized for both the birth and adoption of a child.
  • Affordable on-site child care for infants to five years old for children of County employees; also provides a school-age summer camp program.

Employee Health and Wellness Benefits:

  • The mission of the OakFit Wellness Program is to assist Oakland County employees, retirees and dependents in taking ownership of their health and wellness in order to improve quality of life, enhance productivity, and stabilize long-term employee/employer health care costs. There are a wide variety of programs offered, including weight management, exercise, Tobacco Cessation, and various educational workshops. OakFit also offers annual on-site health screenings. Employees and dependents have access to the OakFit website offering a wealth of resources including webinars, a recipe page and other informational topics. Employees can also see upcoming events posted on the Wellness calendar and subscribe to Wellness Program email updates.

Professional Development:

  • Our tuition reimbursement program assists eligible employees seeking to improve their educational qualifications in subjects and fields directly related to the County's operations, activities and objectives.
  • The County's Human Resources Department provides in-house professional development training to employees across departments, including programs ranging from conflict management to grammar skills. Employees may also have opportunities to attend job-related conferences/seminars.
  • The County's Information Technology Department provides basic to advanced job-related computer software training to employees.

Other Benefits:

  • The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is offered confidentially to you or your family members who have a problem. At no cost to you, the program helps identify problems that may interfere with job performance, and/or helps resolve issues related to a personal situation.
  • An Employee Suggestion Program (ESP) allows for employees to describe an improvement in the workplace, and have an opportunity to win an award for doing so.
  • The Employee Service Award Program recognizes employees for years of service and educational achievement.
Send Resume To: Apply online at: Position title Groundskeeper II - White Lake Oaks  
Contact Phone: 2483431011
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