Tioga Downs Casino

Grounds Maintenance Engineer- Golf Course

Location US-NY-Nichols
Job ID
# Positions
Posted Date
3 weeks ago(2/28/2018 11:42 AM)


Perform all Grounds Maintenance functions within approved guidelines and as directed by the Lead Grounds Maintenance Engineer.


  • Provide excellent guest service to both internal and external guests.
  • Actively supports the company culture of creating a fun and entertaining experience for internal and external guests.
  • Ensure adherence to all OSHA regulations and codes, NFPA Standards and internal safety policies and procedures.
  • Operates company vehicles as required.
  • Perform grounds keeping maintenance, mow by hand or riding mower, trim around walkways, flower beds, walls,
  • Perform landscape maintenance, plant flowers, grass, shrubs and bushes. Trim, water and fertilize, rake, mulch and prune.
  • Responsible for cutting grass on the tee boxes, fairways, roughs, fringes and
    greens using a mower; maintains rough and areas surrounding the golf course
  • Keep sidewalks swept and free of debris and shovel snow and apply ice melt in the winter.
  • Conduct preventive maintenanceon all equipment as assigned.
  • Supports other Maintenance Engineers as needed and assigned.
  • Responsible for use and care of tools and equipment.
  • Setting up and tearing down of special events.
  • Prior experience with Z mowers, backhoes, skidsteers and dump trucks.
  • Responsible for all back stretch clean up and barn maintenance as directed by immediate Lead.
  • Responsible for keeping maintenance buildings clean and secure as well as surrounding yard area.
  • Responsible for all general maintenance and repair of minor problems throughout the barn area as directed by immediate Lead.
  • All other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High School diploma or GED required.  Prefer to have one year experience in grounds crew maintenance.



Valid driver’s license required. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required.



Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure and technical manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or associates of organization.



Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.



Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.  The associate frequently is required to stand, walk, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 

The associate must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.




The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock and radiation.  The associate occasionally works in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to extreme heat or cold.  There are also strong smells and horse related cleanup.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  When around equipment or mechanical rooms, the noise level may increase to loud.



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