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Equipment Operator - Sea Island

Sterling, Georgia
20 Sep 2022

Minimum Requirements:

Advancement from Greensperson/Equipment Operator Level 1 or equivalent
Excellent Communication skills, both written and verbal
High school diploma or GED preferred
Valid Georgia Driver's License
Knowledge of golf course maintenance techniques
Knowledge of the regulations regarding the use of fertilizers and pesticides
Skill in operating mowers, tractors, stick-edgers, weedeaters, back-pack blowers chain saws and hand tools
Consistently aspires to fulfill our core Company values (Respect, Integrity, Passion, Teamwork, Accountability, Caring, Loyalty & Trust)
Exhibits the Sea Island Five-Star Behavior Standards with guests, members and co-workers
Must possess a positive attitude and have the ability to work with a variety of people and in cooperation with coworkers efficiently and effectively
Must be detail oriented and able to manage competing priorities and multiple deadlines in a fast paced environment
Ability to easily adapt to organizational and environmental changes
Must be flexible to working days, early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays
Report to work at the scheduled time, neatly groomed and in compliance with company Dress Code Policy


Properly use protective devices such as masks, goggles, and gloves
Train Greensperson/Equipment Operator Level 1 as required
Assist reensperson/Equipment OperatorLevel 1 in bunker maintenance as directed by supervisor
Assist Irrigatioin Technician or Spray Technician when directed by supervisor
Monitors for hot spots and disease reporting any issue to the supervisor
Mow greens, fairways, and tees
Maintains rough and areas surrounding the golf courses
Flymow bunker complexes, lake banks and other designated areas as directed by supervisor
Maintains sand traps by filling traps with sand, pumping water out of traps, and spinning and raking the traps
Operate stick-edgers, weedeaters, back-pack blowers, and other small equipment as directed by supervisor
Operate walk mowers, rough mowers, utility carts, and turbine blower as directed by supervisor
Removes trees, trims shrubs, and weeds flower beds
Maintain mower and changes cutting reels as needed; sharpens or replaces blades as needed
Assists in overseeding greens and tees
Thoroughly inspects equipment prior to and after use insuring that all trash, dirt, clippings, etc. are removed
Thoroughly inspects machinery for proper operation prior to use; reporting any malfunction to supervisor/mechanic as soon as possible
Ensure all equipment used is full of fuel and other necessary fluids prior to and after use
Report any damage to golf course or equipment to supervisor as soon as possible
Wear appropriate safety gear for each task as directed by supervisor
Keep maintenance shop area clean and orderly, including fertilizer room, breakroom, bathrooms, tool room, shop floor, and area surrounding maintenance building as directed by supervisor
Maintain a thorough knowledge of current guest services, activities, dining options, shops, local attractions, and historical information regarding Sea Island and the surrounding area to answer any questions guests may have to the best of one's ability
If applicable, complete a Guest Problem Resolutions (GPR) form on any issues (solved or unsolved issues) and follow-up on issues as needed (if computer access is not available give information to admin support)
Maintains cleanliness and organization in all work areas
Uphold appropriate departmental standards of quality/timing
Uphold and ensure compliance with all company and departmental policies and procedures
Report all equipment problems and maintenance issues, known safety hazards, or unsafe practices and procedures to supervisor immediately
Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement
Willing and timely execution of other duties as delegated by leadership

Physical Requirements:

Ability to kneel, crouch, squat, climb, crawl, stand, sit, balance, reach, bend, push, pull and walk for prolonged periods
Ability to use tools and equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity
Must have the ability to work for extended time periods in an outdoor environment, including sun, extreme heat, extreme cold, wind, rain, and higher than normal noise levels
Ability to lift, carry, pull and push up to 100 lbs repeatedly throughout a shift
Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English, both written and verbal
May be exposed to mechanical, electrical, chemical, fume hazards, dust and airborne particulates, or other hazardous
No visible tattoos, visible body piercing or unnatural hair color or hairstyles per company grooming standards

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  • Job Reference: 717092476-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Sea Island
  • Location: Sterling, Georgia
  • Salary: On Application