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Irrigation Technician


BallenIsles Country Club is excited to announce a great career opportunity. We are seeking an experienced Irrigation Technician to join our Golf Course Maintenance team!

 Ideal candidates are analytical leaders and problem solvers. They have basic knowledge of electricity and hydraulics related to an irrigation system, agronomy and turf science, and the game of golf. Additionally, this position will be responsible for supervising the crew, providing them with clear direction and safety support throughout the work day.


• Occasionally supervises a small labor force for special projects, and performs other duties as directed by supervisor

• Reports golf course conditions to the golf course superintendent or assistant golf course superintendent

• Opens the maintenance shop and runs operations in the absence of the golf course superintendent and assistant golf course superintendent

• Repairs and ensures proper operation of the irrigation system as needed

• Waters greens, tees and fairways

• Repairs greens with seeds or plugs of new grass when needed

• Aerifies greens; verticuts and or mow tees and greens; spikes greens; operates sod cutter, spray rigs for greens and fertilizer spreaders; and mows rough with rotary and operates other equipment as directed

• May be asked to change pins and tee markers

• Ensures a safe work environment

• Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor or manager


Education and Experience Requirements:

• Must possess a valid driver’s license

• Ability to operate trucks and light motorized equipment.

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

• Knowledge of agronomy, turf grass science and the rules of golf

• Ability to work carefully and ensure co-workers are working in safety

• Possess leadership qualities

• Must have willingness to learn

• Must be driven and possess strong work ethic

• Must be dependable

• Ability to understand and follow oral instructions


Working Conditions:

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms.

• The employee is often required to stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls.

• They will occasionally be required to balance, stoop, twist upper body, kneel, and climb.

• The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 30lbs occasionally.

• Specific vision abilities include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, and depth perception

• Moderate exposure to extreme cold, heat, working outdoors, chemicals, pesticides, gasoline, vibration, pollen, dust, mechanical hazards, and electrical hazards.

• Noise level is typically moderate to loud

• Work extended hours during golf and holiday season

• Work weekends and holidays


Date Job is Available


$19 to $21 per hour

Overtime: Yes

Job Application Instructions

Email your resume.  Include Irrigation Technician in the subject line. Email: srichardson@ballenisles.org


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