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Mechanical Supervisor

Georgia Southern University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Jul 31, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Mechanical Supervisor

Job ID: 230189
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associates, bachelors, masters and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Department Information
3130165 - CRI University Park

Job Summary
(Golf Course Mechanic) This position is responsible for a comprehensive preventative maintenance program on all golf course maintenance equipment.

  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Keep records of parts and labor needed to maintain equipment; place orders for parts and supplies needed for equipment and service at the direction of the Golf Course Superintendent
  • Proficient with computers and computer applications
  • Set up and modify equipment
  • Repair and adjust engines and cutting mechanisms on heavy and light mowing equipment
  • Sharpen mowers with grinders
  • Maintain preventative maintenance schedules
  • Inspect equipment on course
  • Maintain and utilize risk management best practices; and industry standards
  • Assist with department and/or facility special events
  • Serve on University and departmental work teams and committees
  • Perform experiments and report findings on environmental consequences of equipment, tools, and procedures
  • Communicate needs or problems relating to maintenance or repair of equipment with the Golf Course Superintendent
  • Inspect, diagnose, and repair mechanical defects/failures in various golf course maintenance equipment including diesel, electric, and gasoline powered equipment

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Required Experience
  • Two or more years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • One year certificate from college or technical school, or 1 year related experience or training

Preferred Experience
  • Experience within a University golf course setting
  • Experience in administrative tasks
  • Effective problem solving and decision making skills

Proposed Salary
$16.01 - $18.27 per hour

Required Documents to Attach
  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section of your application.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to work well in a diverse environment
  • Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions while repairing equipment
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical troubles and determine appropriate maintenance work

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
  • Working knowledge of light and heavy maintenance equipment and automotive apparatuses; and general operation of gasoline, diesel and electric powered equipment, the proper methods of servicing golf course equipment, and the repair and adjustment of power mowing equipment
  • Working knowledge of light and heavy maintenance equipment and automotive apparatuses
  • Working knowledge of the theory, care, and operation of internal combustion engines and mowing equipment
  • Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession

  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and human relation skills
  • Skilled in the use of a variety of equipment repair tools, and the making of various types of mechanical repair

Apply Before Date
August 13, 2021

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by e-mail at .

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or .

Conditions of Employment
  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Proof of valid Georgia driver´s license upon hire

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Work performed in indoor and outdoor environments
  • Travel required
  • Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours
  • May be required to maneuver items weighing up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Required to operate University vehicle with manual transmission

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Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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