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Turf - Irrigation Tech

Newcastle, WA, USA Req #778
Wednesday, September 14, 2022

The Golf Club at Newcastle is one of eight properties managed by Oki Golf. Featuring stunning, panoramic views of Lake Washington, Mt. Rainier, the Olympic and Cascade Mountains, and the Seattle skyline, 36 holes of championship golf, a spectacular, 44,000 square foot clubhouse, and extensive, year-round practice facilities, The Golf Club at Newcastle is the Puget Sound’s premier public golf destination.

Oki Golf is a collection of eight premier Puget Sound golf properties, providing championship golf course layouts and outstanding course conditions. At Oki Golf our specialty is guest experience and our business is hospitality. If you truly have a passion to serve others and are committed to working hard, this is the place for you.

At Oki Golf, Our business is hospitality!  We are committed to a culture that encourages growth and development, recognizes team member's hard work and commitment to service, and rewards team members for process improvement ideas and going above and beyond.  If you truly have a passion to serve others and are committed to working hard, this is the place for you.





The Irrigation Tech, under the supervision of the Golf Course Superintendent or Assistant Golf Course Superintendent, is responsible for the programming, operation and maintenance of the golf course irrigation system(s). The Irrigation Specialist is required to report any irregularities in course turf quality to the superintendent or assistant superintendent.




                     Operate irrigation heads in dry areas needing additional water.

                     Repair the irrigation system, pipes and irrigation heads as needed.

                     Complete requests for irrigation and course parts and supplies.

                     Grade and prepare soil base, lay sod, and seed and water greens, tees and fairways.

                     Ability to safely and properly operate equipment.

                     Operate dump trucks and other light equipment in hauling materials and removing debris.

                     Promptly report any equipment issues.

                     Ensure a safe work environment by following all safety rules and wearing appropriate safety equipment including: safety helmets, ear protection, and non-skid shoes.

                     Occasionally supervise a small labor force for special projects, and perform other duties as directed by supervisor.

                     Initiate contact with guests within 15 feet, with a sincere welcome and the willingness to assist the guest. At the conclusion of the guest’s visit, offer a genuine thank you and invitation to return.

                     Always yield to the guest.

                     Maintaining a clean work environment including picking up trash in visible areas and eliminating clutter.

                     Be dressed in uniform at the start of each shift.




                     Working knowledge of basic electricity and hydraulics related to an irrigation system, including automatic valves and controllers, and working knowledge of various types of pumps and pumping systems.

                     Understanding of agronomy, turf grass science and the rules of golf.

                     Knowledge of tools, methods and materials used in grounds and landscape area maintenance work.

                     Ability to operate light motorized equipment.

                     Ability to follow oral and written directions.

                     Possession of a valid driver's license.

                     2 years of golf course or sports field experience

                     Ability to follow company policy/procedures, complying with all administrative responsibilities




The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the team member must:


                     Be able to work weekends and holidays, mornings and evenings as business demands.

                     Lift, reach, bend, twist, push, pull, squat, grasp and use arm-hand coordination on a consistent basis

                     Have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.

                     Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts (and associated noise levels related to) and outside weather conditions.

                     Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration.




Oki Golf offers an impressive collection of benefits! Some benefits include:



     Golf benefits for free play, guest passes and visits to all 8 Oki courses.

     50% discount on shift meals

     25% discount for you and up to four guests (not including alcoholic beverages)

     Flexible work environment

     401K with company match

     Paid sick time

     Team Member Referral Program participation and more!

FULL-TIME TEAM MEMBERS: (regularly working 35+ hrs/week):


·         Medical/dental/vision/telehealth coverage

·         FSA options

·         Company paid life insurance and long term disability

·         Paid vacation

·         Holiday pay


Oki Golf is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and we welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply.

All employment decisions at Oki Golf are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 

Oki Golf is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

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  • Job Family Turf
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Full time
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  • Newcastle, WA, USA