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

Key Relationships

Reports to:                              Golf Course Superintendant, Assistant Superintendant

Direct reports:                         N/A

Other key relationships:          Across departments

 About Makena

Makena Golf & Beach Club boasts breathtaking ocean views, stunning mountain landscapes and immaculate crescent-shaped sandy beaches on Maui one of the most popular island destinations in the world. Discovery Land Company's vision for Makena Golf & Beach Club is guided by the desire to create a community that balances what has come before and new innovations to create a cohesive community. Makena Golf & Beach Club is an exquisite private golf and beach community with over a mile of pristine coastline and acres of ocean-view land that extends from the Pacific Ocean to the mountain on Maui's south shore. Makena will feature Discovery Land Company's unparalleled amenities, acclaimed member services and celebrates Outdoor Pursuits programs to create family memories and experiences like no other in the world.

Goals and Objectives

 Support successful operation and maintenance of the golf course.


  • Mowing of tees, greens, fairways and rough.
  • Operation of push rotary mowers and string trimmers.
  • Raking of bunkers and general bunker maintenance and upkeep.
  • Must be able to operate all equipment related to the preparation, repair and maintenance of the golf course and landscape.
  • All equipment pre-start, operation and post-use protocols and reports equipment problems or failure to the Equipment Manager immediately.
  • Hand watering and fertilizing of tees, greens, fairways, roughs, all landscape collars, approaches, lawns and nurseries.
  • Spot spraying of weeds on landscape and turf as necessary.
  • Detail of tee areas including picking up broken tees, debris, trash, detail signage and emptying trashcans.
  • Hand weeding and top dressing of turf areas.
  • Use buffalo or hand blower to clean cart paths, parking, clubhouse etc.
  • Collect any rubbish, tree limps, coconut, etc.
  • Assist with small scale golf course construction projects.
  • Participate in daily golf course set-up, changing hole and tee maker locations.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Assist with set-up and break down of special events if needed.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

*Backhoe operation limited to Greenskeeper 1

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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