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Assistant Golf Course Superintendent (Hourly)
Supervises the maintenance of a golf course, as well as the activities and performance of the staff.



Desert Mountain is recognized as one of the world's finest private golf communities. Located in the elevated foothills of North Scottsdale, Arizona, Desert Mountain spans more than 8,000 acres of lush high Sonoran Desert. The Desert Mountain Club has six Jack Nicklaus Signature golf courses, six distinctive clubhouses, nine kitchens, hiking/biking trails, horseback riding, and a spectacular tennis, swim, fitness and spa facility. We believe our employees are among our greatest assets. If you would like to be part of an exciting, challenging and rewarding experience, then Desert Mountain is the place for you!


  1. Participates in the planning and supervision of routine maintenance activities to include P1 (priority) tasks (mowing greens, changing cups, course set up and raking bunkers) and P2 tasks (mowing fairways, tees and rough).

  2. Participates in the daily assignment of equipment to employees and inspects for the proper use, cleaning and storage to assigned parking.  Stages designated equipment and tools to prepare for the following day.  Coordinates with mechanics to ensure preventative maintenance, repairs and readiness of equipment fleet.

  3. Participates in the daily monitoring of putting greens (moisture, firmness, green speed and clipping yield) using measuring devices and records data. Observes and evaluates playing conditions (moisture, mowing quality, bunker raking, course set up) to take corrective action or reports to Superintendent.

  4. Maintains effective employee and public relations.  Monitors employee uniforms (shirts, boots, helmets and personal protective equipment) to provide service to the employees and ensure compliance of uniform policy.

  5. Assists the Superintendent in keeping records of maintenance activities, including but not limited to job tracking, chemical and fertilizer applications as required  by law.

  6. Assists in the operation of the irrigation system (knowledge of the Rainbird Control System and pump station operation, field observations and scouting for proper moisture, sprinkler adjustments and repairs).

  7. Demonstrates knowledge and compliance of company and departmental safety policies to ensure a safe work environment.

  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Must possess a minimum two-year turf certificate in turf grass management from a recognized college or university, or 2 years of well rounded golf course experience.

Minimum 2 years experience working on a golf course maintenance crew.

Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 40 pounds.
Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 9 hours). 
Must be able to work in temperature extremes from a minimum of 20F to 115F.

Interested candidates should submit their resume through this website or
apply in person Monday - Friday from 9am-4pm in the Human Resources Office located at:
Fairways Building
10550 East Desert Hills Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
**The property can be easily reached from Pima Road, Cave Creek Road and Loop 101 and is just 40 minutes from downtown Phoenix and 50 minutes from the East Valley.