Greenskeeper - Part Time at Don Knabe Golf Center

Job Locations US-CA-Norwalk
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/1/2024 3:06 PM)
Requisition ID
2024-4678
# of Openings
1
Area of Interest
Course Maintenance
Salary Range (For Postings)
$17 to $18 per hour based on experience.

Overview

ABOUT AMERICAN GOLF

American Golf is a distinguished leader and pioneer in the golf industry, renowned for its innovative and unparalleled approach to golf course management. With over 50 years of experience as an owner, lessee, and manager of golf courses and country clubs, American Golf has established itself as an authority in maximizing the potential of any golf opportunity.

 

Throughout its rich history, American Golf has been involved with more than 325 golf courses, serving diverse private entities and public agencies with its expertise. Presently, American Golf oversees the management of over 70 premier facilities across the United States, providing exceptional service and experiences to avid golfers and enthusiasts alike.

 

We pride ourselves on our commitment to excellence, continually striving to exceed expectations and set new standards in the golf industry. Our team of skilled professionals is dedicated to delivering exceptional service and maintaining the highest standards of course upkeep, ensuring that each visitor to our facilities has an unparalleled experience.

Responsibilities

Job Purpose

The Greens Keeper is responsible for ensuring the golf course greens, tees, fairways, and roughs are in top condition for daily play. The position requires a high level of attention to detail, physical labor, and a passion for maintaining a pristine playing surface for golfers.

 

Responsibilities

• Mow and maintain golf course greens, tees, fairways, and roughs using specialized equipment such as greens mowers, fairway mowers, rough mowers, and trimmers
• Maintain bunkers, including raking and edging sand and repairing damaged areas
• Install and repair irrigation systems as needed
• Monitor and adjust chemical applications for fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides as directed
• Assist with course set-up for tournaments and events, including flag placement, tee marker placement, and course markings
• Maintain equipment and tools used in daily tasks
• Work collaboratively with other greenskeepers and golf course staff to ensure the course is always ready for play
• Follow all safety guidelines and regulations, including the proper handling and storage of chemicals and equipment

 

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience in golf course maintenance preferred
  • Knowledge of golf course equipment and machinery
  • Ability to lift heavy objects and perform physically demanding tasks in all weather conditions
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to identify and repair problem areas on the course
  • Knowledge of safe chemical handling and application techniques
  • Good communication and teamwork skills

 

Skills/Abilities/Personal Characteristics

  • Multitasking
  • Time Management
  • Organization
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Dexterity
  • Thoroughness

 

Working Conditions

  • Days and hours of work vary by schedule and business needs.
  • Evening, weekend, and holiday work will be required.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to stand for long periods of time, to walk, read, hear, talk, balance, climb, use hands, use fingers, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, smell, taste, push or pull. The employee may be required to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required for this position include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, or sharp objects. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

American Golf Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunities for all. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis, (protected class), including but not limited to race, color, religion, genetic information, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions, age, disability, citizenship status, uniform service member status, or any other protected class under federal, state, and/or local law.

 

Hourly position with a rate of $17.00 to $18.00 per hour, based on experience.

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