American Golf

Facility Maintenance - Wood Ranch - Simi Valley

Simi Valley, CA
Europe's largest golf retailer. We have 95 stores in the UK and Republic of Ireland, and we're still

Job Description

Facility Maintenance - Wood Ranch

Posted: Saturday, 8/5/2023
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.
Job Purpose
The Greenskeeper Maintenance Technician is responsible for keeping golf course grounds functionally and aesthetically sound. The Greenskeeper Maintenance Technician preserves lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers, stair paths, retaining walls and turf. Under the direction of the Superintendent, the Greenskeeper Maintenance Technician helps maintain equipment, supplies, and orders.

  • Maintain healthy turf conditions through periodic and scheduled applications of granular and foliar applied fertilizers, herbicides, insecticides, other pesticides, fungicides and growth regulators in accordance to manufacturer labels
  • Under Superintendent’s direction, schedule sprays of all types for green applications
  • Calibrate spray equipment and granular application equipment
  • Ensure safe operation of application equipment by cleaning and sanitizing equipment after use according to local, state and federal pesticide laws and regulations
  • Dispose of fertilizer, herbicide, insecticide, other pesticide, fungicides and growth regulator containers in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations
  • Posses and keep current local, state and or federal applicators license.
  • Maintain the condition of the irrigation system including the pump station through daily monitoring
  • Troubleshoot problems that may occur to the irrigation system. Repairs and maintains irrigation controllers, heads, wiring and piping
  • Schedule irrigation cycle
  • Spot water greens, tees, fairways, rough and landscaped areas
  • Maintain course accessibility and appearance using power and hand tools to perform activities such as: mowing, weeding, edging, set up and raking sand traps, laying sod, planting trees, shrubs and flowers
  • Use tools and/or chemicals to perform weed abatement, pest control, irrigation, and cultivation and proper drainage activities
  • Maintain the appearance of all green areas by changing cups, tee markers and tee towels, emptying trash containers, and maintaining ball washers
  • Operate and maintain utility vehicles and equipment following company safety standards and manufacturers recommendations
  • Observe and report to manager any potential agronomic and maintenance equipment problem issues
  • Keep grounds free from trash, litter, and debris, and empty trash receptacles.
  • Conduct basic irrigation audits and perform basic irrigation repairs
  • Remove snow by using a shovel or snow blower – if applicable
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • 2 years of golf course maintenance or closely related equivalent experience preferred
  • Ability to drive turf vehicles
  • Pesticide applicator license required
  • Knowledge of fertilizer /chemical equipment calibrations required
  • Ability to operate mowing, line trimmer, edger, sprayer, tiller, chain saw, demo saw, spreader, leaf blower/vacuum, golf cart and dump truck equipment
  • Working knowledge of and ability to use hand and power tools and equipment
  • Ability to understand and follow directions
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers - in some locations ability to communicate effectively with Spanish speaking co-workers may be required
  • Valid driver’s license

  • Specialty/Technical training required (2-year college degree preferred) and 2 years of related of related experience in horticulture or related science or equivalent combination of education and experience

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,

American Golf At A Glance

Europe's largest golf retailer. We have 95 stores in the UK and Republic of Ireland, and we're still growing! Either visit one of our stores, or order online in the knowledge that you will receive the very best service and after sales care We stock a full range of golf equipment for golfers of all levels, including irons, drivers, putters, package sets, balls, shoes, clothing, plus much more. Both in-store and online, we have our expert teams on hand to help with any golfing query you may have. Most of our store managers are keen golfers just like you. We aim to offer unbeatable value and an extensive range along with exclusive deals. We hope to be your first stop for all your golfing equipment needs.
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