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Golf Course Groundskeeper 

About the Organization Nantucket Golf Club is located on Nantucket Island, 30 miles out to sea off the coast of Cape Cod, MA. Nantucket has been ranked as the "best island" and "top island" of the US and the World. It is a beautiful place to live or spend a summer! NGC was founded with a vision of creating a world premier immersion experience rooted in the tenants of the game of golf. Built on land shaped by the sea, the award winning Rees Jones designed course uses the natural contours of Nantucket Island to create a classic route that captures the spirit of the game and of the country's great golf clubs. It is with this spirit of excellence, and appreciation of the unique and historic Nantucket Island environment, that we look to provide a relaxed but refined experience for our members and their guests. Since its inception, Nantucket Golf Club has become not only the one of the top clubs on Nantucket Island, but one of the most exclusive clubs on the East Coast.

Nantucket Golf Club looks for candidates that want to work hard and simply be the very best at their job. We want people who strive to stretch their individual performance and inspire others through their passion for service. If that sounds like you or someone you know, we'd love to hear from you.

Our pay is very competitive and benefits vary for seasonal or year-round staff. All our staff enjoy the fulfillment of working with a great team in a beautiful location, but those who enjoy golf have the opportunity to play and practice on our world-class course. We offer subsidized housing in our on-property dormitory or in shared off-site residential houses, an employee meal program, uniform, staff golf clinics, and discounts in our golf shop. In addition, we offer a 401K plan to returning employees who meet eligibility requirements. Traditional full benefit packages are available for full-time, year-round staff.

Position Golf Course Groundskeeper  

Position Title:               Golf Course Groundskeeper                                         

Reports To:                   Golf Course Assistant / Golf Course Manager             

Department:                  Golf Course Maintenance                                           

Employment Dates:      Temporary;  Dates Range Between April 1 – November 15th               

Purpose of Position:

Under the direction of the Golf Course Assistant, a GC Groundskeeper is a non-exempt seasonal position responsible for maintenance of the golf course.  Performs all work in accordance with essential functions and responsibilities as described below and in the spirit of the Club’s mission and vision.


Duties shall include but not be limited to:

  • Maintains and cuts grass on tee boxes, fairways, roughs, fringes and greens.
  • Maintains bunkers.
  • Assists with sodding and trimming.
  • Uses equipment such as walking and riding greens mowers, tee mowers, fairway mowers, rough mowers, rollers, bunker rakes, carts, push mowers and a variety of powered and non-powered hand tools.
  • Observes all Club safety practices and protocols. 
  • Participates in required trainings and meetings.
  • Performs other required tasks and duties as required.
Position Requirements


  • Ability to understand and receive instruction in English
  • Works cooperatively with others in a team environment​


  • High school degree or equivalent; or in pursuit
  • Previous Golf Course maintenance experience preferred.

Work Environment;  Physical Demands:

  • Work tasks are performed mainly outdoors and involve physical strength and endurance.  Must be able to work in varying temperatures and inclement weather.
  • Works with heavy equipment such as mowers, rollers, cutters and golf carts.
  • Position requires walking and standing for long periods of time.   Length of time of these tasks may vary from day to day and task to task.
  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability to maneuverer between functions occurring simultaneously. 
  • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
  • Medium Work: Must be able to exert and lift 20-50 lbs of force occasionally and 10-25lbs of force frequently and up to 10 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis to move objects
  • Heavy Work: Must be able to exert and lift 100 lbs of force occasionally and in excess of 50 lbs of force frequently and in excess of 20 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis to move objects.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch frequently.
  • Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near and color vision and depth perception.
  • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment. 

Projected Work Schedule:

The GC Groundskeeper position may either be part-time or full-time depending on business levels.  Full-time schedules may average or exceed that of 40 hours per week.  Any request or anticipated absence from the agreed schedule requires prior approval from the Golf Course Assistant and Golf Course Manager


This job description does not imply any written or verbal contract by either you or the Club.  Management has the right to revise this job description at any time.


Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Seasonal Varies - April 1 - November 15  

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