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Golf Course Greenskeeper

Job Description

Turning Stone Resort Casino offers 72 holes of golf, with a trio of 18-hole championship courses that have earned the resort recognition as one of the northeast’s premier golf destinations. With multiple awards and world recognition, launch your grounds keeping career at the most prestigious course in Central NY!


Greenskeepers utilize a variety of mowers, hand-powered equipment and large equipment to perform maintenance activities for Turning Stone Resort’s golf courses. 


Position Responsibilities:

  • 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.