18-42 Student Intern
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18-42 Student Intern

Posted on: 2017/12/18

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A current college student or accepted and enrolled to a college.
  • Ability to be trained and perform the duties of the position.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Requires timeliness, dependability and honesty.
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the supervisor, other employees and the general public.
  • Ability to communicate and interact in a pleasant and positive manner with the public and other employees.
  • Ability to use tools and equipment needed to perform duties.
  • Ability to follow safety rules and regulations and observe safety precautions.
  • If primary tasks include working with children/minors, must successfully complete a thorough background investigation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (in addition to above):
Golf Course

  • Currently enrolled in or accepted to a college in a Professional Golf Management (PGM) curriculum.
  • Knowledge of golf course maintenance, rules of play and activities.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • New Mexico driver’s license to operate county vehicles.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Golf Course – Golf Pro Shop
    Under close supervision of the Golf Course Manager or Head Golf Professional, this employee will be expected to maintain the neat and orderly appearance of the golf shop.  Perform the duties of selling merchandise, rentals, and services and perform other related duties as directed by the supervisor.  Provide a high level of customer service.  Enforce all the facility’s rules, regarding the use of the golf course, the golf cars, and other golf facilities.  Interact and coordinate with outside service staff, and assist in the operation of the practice range.  Assist with tournament operations.  Instruct group golf lessons and junior golf camps.  Maintain a professional dress code and personal conduct, at all times.  This is a unique position, which will allow the intern to experience all phases of the golf business.  In addition to the general duties, the intern will learn basic golf club repair, and how to provide competent golf instruction.

    Golf Course – Golf Maintenance
    Under close supervision of the Golf Course Manager or Golf Course Maintenance Superintendent, this employee can be expected to use hand tools to dig, grade and backfill excavations as directed; will cut, hoe, and remove weeds and brush, cultivate soil; maintain lawns, greens and fairways, trees and shrubs, pick up rubbish, clean restrooms, make minor repairs to fences, irrigation systems, buildings and other structures; load and unload materials, equipment and supplies.  Operate mowers, power tools and light equipment as necessary; may operate dump trucks, loaders, and other equipment as assigned.  Inspect vehicles and equipment on a regular basis for condition and cleanliness; follow through to obtain needed repair and maintenance on vehicles and equipment; perform housekeeping of shop and work areas on a daily basis; maintain upkeep of all types of tools used and put them back in their proper places; provide manual assistance to semiskilled and skilled workers; may be assigned to various departments as needed; perform related duties as directed by the supervisor.
Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to sit and stand; have manual and finger dexterity; stoop, and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk, reach above shoulder level and crouch.  The employee is occasionally required to crawl, climb heights, kneel, balance, push/pull, and carry.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  The employee may move up to 50 pounds with the assistance of equipment or another person.

Work Environment:
Work is typically performed at the golf course with a moderate noise level and in outside environments with moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.   Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, and requires following basic safety precautions.  Work may be stressful at times. Work requires early mornings, evenings, weekends, holidays, occasionally on short notice.

Each and every county position requires the following professional skills and abilities as key and necessary elements of performance.  Employees are required to:

•Demonstrate regular and reliable attendance;
•Work well with others and participate fully in a team oriented environment;
•Interface with other employees and customers in a courteous and respectful manner;
•Project positive support of their department and all county organizations at all times; and,
•Maintain and enhance the county’s commitment to customer service excellence.

How to Apply:

County application is required.  Apply at the Human Resources Division, County of Los Alamos, 1000 Central Avenue, Ste. 230, Los Alamos, NM  87544.  Applications are available in our office, at www.losalamosnm.us or by calling (505)662-8040.  All vacant positions are listed on the above website and on our Job Line at (505)662-8039.  

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of an auxiliary aid or service to participate in the examination process, notify the Human Resources Division at (505)662-8040 at the time of application.  Some documents can be provided in accessible formats.  Contact Human Resources at the above number if an accessible format is needed.

Applications become a public record upon receipt and may be made available for public inspection.

Selection Procedure:
The Incorporated County of Los Alamos does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in employment or the provisions of service.



Deadline for Submissions: 01/29/2018