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Greenskeeper at Big Canyon Country Club in Newport Beach, California

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Big Canyon Country Club is now accepting applications for:


The Greenskeeper is responsible for the operation of light motorized equipment and hand tools to maintain the golf course and surrounding landscape in varied weather conditions.  Greenskeeper 1 is the entry level, but more advanced positions are available depending on experience.  This position works under the supervision of the Assistant Superintendent.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate mechanical equipment including but not limited to walk mowers, weed trimmers, utility vehicles, bunker rakes, blowers and push mowers

  • Complete set-up procedures which include mowing turf, changing cups, changing tee marker positions, filling divots, and preparing sand traps prior to play

  • Maintain healthy lawn and landscape areas by accurately applying mulch, water, fertilizer, seed, sod and grooming when needed

  • Prepare soil beds for sod, seed and other materials

  • Plant trees, shrubs, turn grass and flowers

  • Maintain a clean landscape environment through weed, trash, debris removal and cleanup

  • Incorporate safe work policies in job performance and wear proper PPE in compliance with company policies

  • Assist in drainage, irrigation and renovation of projects

  • Perform pre and post operational inspections of equipment

  • Clean equipment, shop yard and maintenance building area

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisors


  • Always conduct oneself in a professional manner to reflect the high standards of the Big Canyon Country Club

  • Ability to multi-task in a faced paced, high pressure environment

  • Able to work non-traditional work shifts (hours), weekends and holidays

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School or GED

  • General knowledge of tools, methods and materials used in golf course and landscape maintenance work

  • Prior landscape, golf course maintenance experience preferred

  • Flexibility to learn and complete new tasks as directed by supervisors

  • Ability to manage tools and equipment in extreme weather conditions

  • Ability to be on one’s feet for long periods of time

  • Ability to bend, reach, stoop when necessary

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., performing physical activities that require moving one’s whole body, such as in reaching, stooping, climbing, lifting, balancing, and walking

  • Ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects

  • Ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects

  • Ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs

  • Able to work outside in unprotected cold, wind, rain, damp, or hot weather

  • Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with other employees, club members, and guests

  • Spanish speaking is a plus

  • Flexible availability as needed to support golf course operations



Starting pay for this position is $15/hour.  Additional pay will depend on experience. 

Benefit Highlights


Full Time employees are eligible for Health benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, EAP and Life Insurance

Vacation and sick pay eligibility

6 paid holidays per year

401K retirement plan

Discounted employee meals



Application Process


All applicants are required to submit an online application through our club website (   
Human Resources will review applications to identify candidates who meet the minimum qualifications; therefore, it is to your benefit to include all current and previous related work experience. 

Selection Process


  • Step 1: Applications will be reviewed to identify candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and/or desirables; those candidates will be referred to step 2 in the selection process.
    Step 2:  Hiring managers will contact candidate to schedule interview. 

  • Step 3: Those candidates who are selected to continue from the interview process will be sent for background check.

  • Step 4: Upon successful completion of background check, candidates will be notified and begin onboarding process

Status Notifications

You will be notified by email during the process of this recruitment through Paycom. Please check your email spam/junk folders and accept emails ending with and



**Big Canyon Country Club is an equal employment opportunity employer. We require a pre-employment background investigation and drug screen for all candidates. We E-verify all new hires for employment eligibility. We are an at-will employer.