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SALARY RANGE: $80,000-$90,000, salary negotiable based on experience. 

BENEFIT PACKAGE:  Health Insurance PPO or HMO, 100% employer paid dental, vision, and life insurance, generous paid time off, and IMRF pension.

POSITION FOCUS: Responsible for administration of the maintenance, repair, development, and construction of the grounds of the nine-hole Tam Golf Course. 

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to the Executive Director and supervises the part-time and seasonal golf maintenance staff.


  • Manage the operations of the nine-hole Tam Golf Course and oversee the maintenance staff
  • Supervise the mowing, watering and maintenance of tees, green, fairways, and related areas
  • Direct the planting, fertilizing and maintenance of turf at Tam Golf Course
  • Inspect turf areas daily for fungus, insects and undesirable vegetation
  • Supervise the maintenance and repair of construction maintenance equipment, golf cart fleet, and parks equipment.
  • Supervise irrigation management of golf course and park systems
  • Work with the Golf Operations Supervisors on a daily basis to prevent maintenance interference with play
  • Develop budget requirements for golf club maintenance operations
  • Hire, train, supervise and evaluate maintenance staff
  • Prepare board summaries, monthly reports


  • 2 year degree in agronomy/horticulture/plant/soil science, or turf grass management preferred, or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training.
  • 1-3 years in Golf Course Maintenance Management (Superintendent or Assistant)
  • Valid Illinois Pesticide Public Applicator License 
  • Knowledge of construction and maintenance of golf course tees, fairways and greens, turf maintenance

 Niles Park District


Melissa Galvez

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