6 Month Internship in 2024 - Spyglass Hill Golf Course Agronomy
Pebble Beach Company
Location: Pebble Beach, California
Type: Temp – Full -Time
Under the supervision of the golf course Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent, the Greenkeeper Intern will perform routine manual labor involved in golf course maintenance; do semi-skilled grounds construction and maintenance work; operate small hand-powered equipment; and occasionally perform work involving large equipment. Each Intern may be assigned responsibility for the care and maintenance of several designated holes on the golf course and does related work as required. Because PBC is open seven days a week, you may be scheduled to work holidays and weekends.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Operates mowers and string trimmers in mowing greens, aprons, tees, around trees, fence lines, banks and hillsides; edges cart paths; edges, rakes and maintains sand bunkers.
Sets tee markers and cups on greens daily; maintains ball washers; replaces tee towels and flags when needed; removes debris; sands and seeds tee and drop area divots; and cleans flower beds, dune areas or forested sites.
Maintains fuel and fluid levels for all types of equipment on a daily basis; reports equipment problems or failure to the equipment mechanic immediately, and/or management.
Returns all equipment to the designated location at the maintenance facility; and cleans the maintenance areas, wash pads or related cleaning areas.
Helps in project work; assists in the construction of new greens, tees and fairways; grades and prepares soil base; lays sod; and seeds tees, greens and fairways.
Excavates and backfills ditches and trenches with hand tools.
Mows greens, tees, aprons, and approaches to greens, and other areas.
Rakes sand traps with power rakes.
Repairs greens with seed or plugs of new grass when needed.
Operates utility vehicles on the course and on the road.
May be asked to operate mowers, dump trucks or other light equipment.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Currently enrolled in a two or four year Turfgrass Management degree or certificate program, or in a related field.
Prior golf course or sports turf experience preferred.
General knowledge and interest of golf turf fundamentals
Willingness to learn and expand your current skillset
Familiarity with golf terminology
Valid driver’s license with 2 points or less
Why work for Pebble Beach Company:
Competitive Pay: $17.00/hour.
Housing provided at minimal cost to Intern.
We encourage YOU to be our guest. You will receive discounts at all Pebble Beach restaurants, retail shops, and our Forbes Five Star Spa. In addition, Hotel discounts are also available during select seasons.
Play our world-famous golf courses! Enjoy our Employee Golf Privileges including Employee Tee Times, Tournaments, and Company Club.
Grow your career with Pebble Beach. We provide opportunities for ongoing learning and development, as well as promotions and transfers to advance your career.
Lunch is on us. Enjoy a complimentary meal during your shift in our Employee Dining Room.
Pebble Beach Resorts has a long and proud history, and maintaining that heritage is our most important job. Since 1919, we have consistently been seeking out and hiring only the best talent in every field. We believe in the power of teamwork and we’re passionate about excellence.We strive to exceed our team’s expectations by providing the best training, competitive wages and benefits, safe and enjoyable working conditions, recognition for special efforts and personal contributions and, above all, the fairness and respect we all deserve.No matter how long you work at Pebble Beach Resorts, and regardless of where you work—accommodations, golf courses or managing of our environmental resources—you play the most important role of all.