Golf Course Equipment Operator

May 05 2023
Mid-Pacific Country Club |Kailua|Full Time, $19.00 - $21.00 / hour
Job Description

**Sign on Bonus!!** $1200 at 12 months

POSITION: Equipment Operator 

REPORTS TO: Assistant Superintendent

BASIC FUCNTION: Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent, this position is responsible for the safe and competent operation and care of maintenance machinery such as riding mowers, vehicles and attachments, tractors and attachments and powered pedestrian equipment. Cares for,operates and monitors performance of such equipment toaccomplish tasks by and such as but not limited to the following:


  • Mows greens, fairways, tees, green collars, and approaches, surrounds and roughs in straight lines, circles or continuously across slopes or flats according to the Superintendent’s specifications 

  • Aerating, rolling, Verti cutting, loading, topdressing, sweeping of debris, blowing, dragging, towing, parking, and raking. 

  • Fluid checks, inspects, and corrects any pre-operation deficiencies according to equipment manual and Superintendent directions. 

  • Reads, understands, and follows step by step operating procedures outlined in a machine’s Operator Manual. 

  •  Constantly evaluates equipment needs and performance and stops operation to evaluate, remedy and/or report any discrepancies to the Head Mechanic, Assistant Superintendent or Superintendent. 

  • Thoroughly blows then washes equipment used and fills fuel tank before parking. 

  • Ensures the machine is clean at the end of each use. 

  • Performs equipment maintenance such as air cleaner cleaning or greasing as directed. 


  • Performs all duties and responsibilities of the Greenskeeper position. 

  • Monitors and controls the operation of equipment in a safe and courteous manner. 

  • Monitors and adjusts the order of operation tasks to facilitate other maintenance procedures and maximize efficiency and time management. 

  • Performs other duties as required. 


  • Work will mostly be outdoors, sometimes under cover of a canopy and at times not. The terrain for operation will be flat, sloped and undulating. 
  • The operator will be regularly exposed to dust, machinery exhaust and odors and debris. 
  • Must be available for work from 5:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday – Friday and from 5:00 a.m. until complete on a weekend day to be determined by Management. Additional workdays and time will be required on occasion and for holidays. 
  • The position requires regular and predictable attendance. 

 MENTAL DEMANDS: This position requires mindfulness for safety and courtesy, awareness, alertness, anticipation, cooperation, memory retention, attention to detail, taking responsibility for machine care and operation, and self-evaluation and correction. 

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, see, talk, smell, and hear. The employee is required to reach with arms and hands, turn to observe, climb and balance; bend, kneel and crawl; and regularly lift 20 lbs. The employee must meet vision requirements of close, distant, peripheral and depth perception. 

 QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: The position requires speaking, reading, and understanding English; reading and understanding equipment operator manuals; good eye and hand coordination; driving manual or standard transmission; driving or walking in straight and proportionately curved lines; communicating effectively; and have a minimum one year of experience on a golf maintenance staff. 

 EDUCATION: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent General Education Diploma (GED). 

 WORK ENVIRONMENT: An employee in this position is routinely exposed to outside weather conditions, hazards associated with golf courses like flying golf balls and elevated noise levels. 


  • 401(k) 

  • Dental insurance 

  • Employee discount 

  • Health insurance 

  • Life insurance 

  • Paid time off 

  • Referral program 

**Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)**

** Full COVID-19 vaccination required**