Makena Golf and Beach Club
  • Kihei, HI, USA
  • Part Time

Key Relationships

Reports to:                              Irrigation Manager, Golf Course Superintendant

Direct reports:                         N/A

 Other key relationships:          Across departments


Goals and Objectives

 Support successful operation and maintenance of the properties irrigation systems.



  • Waters greens, tees and fairways.
  • Operates irrigation heads in dry areas needing additional water.
  • Repairs the irrigation system, pipes and irrigation heads as needed.
  • Completes requests for irrigation and course parts and supplies.
  • Repairs greens with seeds or plugs of new grass when needed.
  • Grades and prepares soil base, lays sod and seeds green, tees and fairways.
  • Operates gas, electric and diesel equipment in hauling materials and removing debris to maintain the golf course in the best possible condition according to the Company's standards.
  • Clean and maintain filters in field including, sprinklers, valves, pumps, pressure reducing valves bi-weekly or as instructed.
  • Installing additional Irrigation on course and landscape.
  • Maintaining and repairing landscape irrigation.
  • Assist with overseeing and maintaining well pumps, well motors, north and south base pump stations, small water pumps for buildings and water features.
  • Clean and maintain irrigation parts room and equipment.
  • Maintain & treat lakes every month
  • 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 landscape beds on golf holes, clubhouse and entry.
  •  Returns, cleans, fuels up all equipment and returns to the designated location at the maintenance facility; and cleans the maintenance and wash down area after.
  • Hand-waters and fertilizes tees, greens, fairways, roughs, landscape (trees, plants, groundcovers) collars, approaches, lawns, and nurseries, and under direct supervision of a certified applicator, spot sprays chemicals on landscaped and turf areas.
  • Assist with setup of practice facilities and breakdown as needed.
  • Prepare and grade areas for planting with hand tools.
  • Planting seed, sod and turf sprigs, landscaping plants, applying mulch or other materials.
  • Assist Irrigation Technician 1 with any major repairs, projects.
  • May be asked to perform duties of the Section Worker in the event of environmental concerns, equipment issues or activities on property.
  • Must be able to stay later than usual on some occasions to assist in major repairs or as climatic conditions dictate.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment.
  • Complete other duties and tasks as assigned by management.


Competencies for Success in the Role

  • Demonstrates respect for and appreciation of Hawaiian values, history and culture, understanding its implication in one's work, in fostering meaningful relationships, and in embracing the community served.
  • Ability to operate golf course machinery.
  • Ability to operate various vehicles.
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions in English.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and operate in a safe, professional manner at all times.
  • Ability to stay calm and focused during the busiest of times.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holiday and a shift greater than eight (8) hours in length.
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position including, but not limited to, working outdoors in all weather conditions, standing, walking, and moving for periods of greater than four (4) hours, and lifting and carrying items sometimes greater than 50 pounds and occasionally lift up to 75 pounds.
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