Golf Course Greenskeeper (FT or PT Seasonal)

Crystal Mountain, 12500 Crystal Mountain Drive, Thompsonville, Michigan, United States of America Req #41
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Job Summary

The Golf Course Greenskeeper performs maintenance work and is responsible for the overall appearance and upkeep of The Mountain Ridge and The Betsie Valley golf courses under the supervision of The Golf Course Management Team. This is an entry level position working early mornings approximately 6:00a.m. to 11:00a.m., with opportunities to work with other departments to gain full time employment.


Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs detailed workmanship following management instruction and training to achieve high level course conditions.
  • Uses various mowers, blowers, bunker raking equipment, and landscaping hand tools to maintain the turf areas of the golf courses.
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies and promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Maintains non-turf grass areas to desired conditions. Removes limbs, leaves, and debris. Blows/edges cart paths.
  • Responsible for maintaining bunkers. Mows and edges grass surrounds. Hand and machine rakes bunkers. Ensures proper sand levels are present in the edges and bottoms.
  • Assists with golf course projects to include but not limited to construction and seeding of new greens, tees and fairways.
  • Communicates issues of concern regarding the greens, turf, golf courses, and machinery to the supervisor.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Job Specifications


  • Ability to perform all job duties in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Clear and concise verbal communication skills.
  • Self-directed and able to maximize use of time.
  • Dependable and meets goals.
  • Exemplifies professional conduct and adherence to company Core Values.



  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Combination of education and experience that enables performance of all aspects of the position.


Physical & Other Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more and have full range of motion.
  • Must be willing and able to bend, stoop and twist repeatedly throughout the day.
  • Must be willing to work for extended periods outside in all weather conditions.
  • Weekends, some evenings and holiday are a regular part of the schedule.
  • Must have unrestricted and insurable driving record in order to be able to drive turf vehicles and mowers.
  • Non-smoking candidates preferred.


Crystal Mountain is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 2020 Bronze Level Veteran Friendly Employer. 

Established in 1956, Crystal Mountain is a family-owned, four-season resort destination located 28 miles southwest of Traverse City and a short drive from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The resort features lodging, dining, downhill and cross-country skiing, two championship golf courses, shopping, award-winning Crystal Spa, Michigan's only alpine slide, the Park at Water's Edge, Michigan Legacy Art Park, weddings and a conference center. Visit  

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $15.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Crystal Mountain, 12500 Crystal Mountain Drive, Thompsonville, Michigan, United States of America