Location: Royal Poinciana Golf Club, Naples, Florida
Are you looking for an opportunity to learn and grow within an organization? Look no further! Royal Poinciana Golf Club is looking for an Irrigation Technician/Assistant in Training to join our Green & Grounds Operation in beautiful Naples, Florida. We are looking for a highly motivated individual, who is either studying, or has their degree in Turf Management.
SUMMARY: Responsible for the programming, operation, maintenance and repair of the golf course irrigation system. The Irrigation Technician is required to report any irregularities in course turf quality. Requires knowledge of underground sprinkler systems.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes but is not limited to the following:
Adjusts/repairs the irrigation system, pipes and irrigation heads as needed.
Waters greens, tees, fairways and all other irrigated turfgrass.
Operates irrigation heads in dry areas needing additional water.
Completes requests for irrigation and course parts and supplies.
Maintains irrigation pump stations. Maintains accurate records of water use.
Occasionally supervises a small labor force for special projects and performs other duties as directed by supervisor.
Installs new drip and sprinkler systems.
Sets and maintains times on computer and electronic valve clocks; troubleshoots computerized electronic systems, irrigation controllers, solenoid valves, and heads of all types.
May instruct others in minor irrigation repairs.
Operates tractors and trenchers to install/repair lines.
May assist in coordination with other departments or outside contractors.
Performs other general grounds keeping and maintenance duties as needed and requested by supervisor.
Follow all company and departmental policies and procedures in a strict manner and requires the same from the rest of the staff.
Salary & Benefits:
This is a year-round, full-time, non-exempt, hourly position. Hourly wage is competitive and based upon experience and skill set. Hours vary based upon Member needs, which may occasionally include working days/nights/weekends/holidays shifts.
RP employee programs for full time staff include:
Housing Opportunities Through October 2022
Personal Time Off (PTO)
Employer Matching 401k
Long-term Disability Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Aflac (Accident/Cancer/Critical Care/Hospital and Personal Disability)
Employee Wellness Program
Gym Membership Reimbursement
Tuition assistance/Scholarship program
Core Value Program with Core Cash
… and much more!
Education and/or Experience:
Two years of underground lawn sprinkler system repair and installation experience required; OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Prior golf and country club experience preferred.
Requires a valid Florida driver’s license.
Do you feel that this position is a good fit for you? Please send your resume to Matt Taylor, CGCS at MattT@rpgolfclub2.com
Royal Poinciana Golf Club is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. DFWP/EOE/ADA
Royal Poinciana Golf Club is a private, invitation-only club with 2 impeccably maintained 18-hole golf courses, 8 HydroGrid soft tennis courts, 2 pickleball courts, elegant indoor and outside dining options, a superior bridge program, and an extensive social program. As a Member-owned club, everything at RP is customized to provide our Members with the best experience possible.
Culture & RP to the Core
Royal Poinciana’s heart and soul, what truly defines our beloved Club, is its people. It’s a business where excellence is expected by and from its leadership; a home away from home where every member and employee can expect to be treated with dignity and respect; and a haven where deep friendships and lifelong memories are made and celebrated daily. Core values are the attributes and characteristics Members and employees are expected to demonstrate in their personal behavior.
Our core values are Integrity, Respect, Trust, Stewardship, Accountability, Teamwork, and Honesty.
About Royal Poinciana Golf Club
Royal Poinciana Golf Club is a private 36-hole golf club that was established in 1969. The courses sit on 220 beautiful acres in the heart of Naples and are Audubon International Sanctuary Certified. The courses have Champion Bermuda grass greens and Celebration Bermuda on all other playing surfaces.
Royal Poinciana's heart and soul, what truly defines our beloved Club, is its people. It's a business where excellence is expected by and from its leadership; a home away from home where every Member and employee can expect to be treated with dignity and respect; and a haven where deep friendships and lifelong memories are made and celebrated daily. Core values are the attributes and characteristics Members and employees are expected to demonstrate in their personal behavior.