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Golf Course Greenskeeper

Job Description


  • Operates mowers and string trimmers in maintaining greens, aprons, tees, and fairways on Turning Stone’s golf courses. 
  • Assists with seeding tees, greens and fairways; edges, rakes and maintains sand bunkers; sets tee markers and cups on greens daily; maintains ball washers; repairs, sands and seeds divots; removes debris and cleans flower beds.
  • Assists with tree and shrub maintenance including planting, transplanting, pruning, removing, and checking for diseases.
  • Assists with inspection of sprinkler systems and makes minor repairs as necessary.
  • Operates small hand-powered equipment and large mowers with constant awareness of safety standards.
  • Maintains fuel and fluid levels for all types of equipment; performs basic preventative maintenance; reports equipment problems or failure to the Mechanical Technician immediately.
  • Returns all equipment to the designated location at the maintenance facility.
  • Performs light custodial operations on grounds maintenance shops such as sweeping, mopping, washing equipment and collecting trash.
  • Assists in the construction of new greens, tees and fairways; grades and prepares soil base; lays sod.
  • Installs, forms and lays walks and paths using gravel and asphalt mixes; excavates and backfills ditches and trenches with hand tools; repairs and replaces pipes on irrigation systems
  • Delivers parts back and forth to the maintenance shops as needed.
  • Performs snow removal for assigned area as necessary.

Job Requirements

  • Experience in golf maintenance or landscaping a plus.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to operate hand power tools and light motorized equipment.
  • General knowledge of the operation of heavy equipment is a plus.
  • Must be available to maintain flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays.
  • Must possess a valid NYS driver’s license.
  • Must be able to adhere to strict safety standards at all times.


Position Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to frequently stand, walk or sit for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to frequently climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and reach.
  • Repetitive use of the hands for constant pushing, pulling, fingering and grasping in the use of equipment.
  • Must be able to work outdoors under conditions ranging from extreme hot to extreme cold.
  • Subject to noise and electrical, mechanical, chemical and explosive hazards.
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 75 lbs and frequently up to 20 lbs using proper lifting techniques.


Employment with Oneida Nation Enterprises, LLC is contingent on passing a mandatory hair-sample drug test and a background investigation. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified American Indians are encouraged to apply.