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Indian Hill Club is a private 18 hole full service facility located on the North Shore of the Chicagoland area.  Routed by Harry Colt, constructed by Donald Ross and later updated by William Langford, the course provides member's and families a fun test of golf.  The club has retained the CDP group to develop a master plan with an eye toward a historical restoration in the near future.  Indian Hill is located blocks from Lake Michigan and a few miles North of Chicago, giving prospective employees opportunities to enjoy all of a metropolitan area just minutes from the golf course.

Recently the club completed a 2.5 million dollar update of the maintenance facility, providing staff with a modern, organized work place.  The team at Indian Hill  emphasize's a positive work/life balance while maintaining the golf course and grounds to a high standard.

Successful applicants will;

  • Work closely with management staff on scheduling
  • Lead teams and manage projects
  • Gain experience in all aspects of applications; planning, calibration, execution
  • Participate in daily course setup and attention to crew detail
  • Manage moisture on all playing surfaces
  • Learn snow removal techniques and outdoor ice rink management 
  • Operate equipment while executing the latest cultural practices 
  • Expect to work about 220 overtime hours per year.

Educational Requirements

A high school diploma will be required to be considered for the position.  Prospective employees who wish to further their education in the turf industry will be considered for scholarship awards after the first full year of contribution to the team.

Experience Requirements

Previous golf course experience is preferred but not required.  Previous machine operation is a plus.  Candidates with the ability to communicate in Spanish and English will be highly considered.

Special Requirements

Ability to work in a cooperative team environment.

Positive, cooperative attitude a must

Golf course maintenance duties will include some weekend and holiday hours.

Ability to acquire an Illinois Pesticide Applicators License.

Insurable drivers license.


Job Benefits

This is a full time, year round position that will include a full benefit package.

Industry educational opportunities will be offered immediately. 

Date Job is Available


$54,740 to $54,740 per year

Overtime: Yes

Job Application Instructions

Contact Dave Schlagetter, Golf Course Superintendent - dbgetter@gmail.com

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