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Golf Greenskeeper – Full-Time Seasonal (May – October) -Community Services Department

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April 26, 2022

Golf Greenskeeper (Community Services Department)

Full-Time Seasonal (May-October)

CUPE Local 3487


The Township of Manitouwadge is located in the heart of the Boreal Forest with the Canadian Shield as our backdrop. Located in Northern Ontario, halfway between Sault Ste. Marie and Thunder Bay, the community is a location for year-round outdoor adventure.


We are currently seeking a motivated and skilled candidate to fill the unionized full-time seasonal position of Golf Greenskeeper in our Community Services Department for the Manitouwadge Municipal Golf Course.


The Manitouwadge Municipal Golf Course is a 9-hole course measuring 3193 yards for men’s play and 2475 yards for ladies. The course offers a picturesque setting and a combination of undulating and flat fairways with small, well positioned greens.

Under the general guidance and direction of the Director of Community and Economic Development, the Golf Greenskeeper coordinates and schedules staff and assigns tasks to ensure appropriate maintenance of the municipal golf course; maintains golf course grounds; services and maintains equipment.


To download a PDF copy of the posting, please click here.


Major duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assign tasks to up to four part-time seasonal summer students;
  • Water greens, tees and approaches as required;
  • Maintain golf course in the best playable condition as possible;
  • Cut all course areas as required;
  • Adjust and maintain equipment on a daily basis;
  • Change tee markers and flag placement;
  • Fertilize greens, tees and fairways in accordance with R.C.C.A standards with applications of fungicide, herbicides and insecticides;
  • Install drainage tiles;
  • Construct greens, tees and sand traps as required;
  • Prepare golf course for tournaments.


General duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide input into annual operating needs of the department to assist the Director in developing the annual operating budget;
  • Pesticide record keeping;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Community and Economic Development.



  • High school diploma with 3 to 5 years of related experience;
  • An accepted license for chemical application;
  • IPM Certified Agent or willing to attain;
  • Experience working in horticulture or in a golf course setting;
  • Equipment operating skills (riding mowers and tractors);
  • Ability to comprehend and follow a variety of standard operating procedures, emergency procedures and written assignments;
  • Ability to comprehend and apply written information and instruction contained in equipment manuals and chemical application directions;
  • Written skills to record own and operational activities;
  • Mathematical skills to measure and count for hole and tee marker placements and calculate material quantity/volume requirements and associated costs;
  • Manual skills for use and application of non-precision long-handled tools and devices and the use and application of manually powered and powered hand-held or guided tools and devices to perform non-precision and precision operations;
  • Valid Class G Driver’s license.


Hours per week:  40 (May-Oct)

Hourly wage:   $30.99 as per the Collective Agreement


Applications are being accepted until 12:00 pm on Monday, May 16, 2022.  Resumes submitted electronically will only be accepted in Word or PDF formats.  Please email your resume, detailing current qualifications along with a cover letter to:


Mail:                  Katie Law, Director of Community and Economic Development

Township of Manitouwadge

1 Mississauga Drive

Manitouwadge, ON   P0T 2C0



We thank all applicants who apply for this position, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.0. 2001, c. 25 and will only be used for candidate selection.


The Township of Manitouwadge is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, and work environment. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment process.  Please contact the Clerk’s Department at if you need assistance.