Job Description

Grand Canyon University!  One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning. Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University. 

The GCU Golf Course in Phoenix endeavors to enhance the local community with upscale, yet affordable, recreation. The golf course provides a learning environment for GCU business students and serves as the home for GCU Golf student-athletes. Our mission is to position the former Maryvale Golf Course as a community and university asset.

The GCU Golf Course is seeking a fulltime Groundskeeper. The Groundskeeper reports to the Golf Course Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent and/or the golf course Foreman. The candidate should be proficient at the most basic course duties including, but not limited to hand and machine raking of bunkers, mowing of greens, tees, fairways and roughs, operation of weed eaters, hedge trimmers, and backpack blowers. This role will be located at our Golf Course on 59th Ave and Indian School Rd.

What you will do:

  • Walk mowing of greens.

  • Mows tees, fairways and roughs with ride on equipment.

  • Hand and machine rake of bunkers.

  • Ensures that the equipment cooling system is working at all times; refilling fuel daily, cleans equipment after each use, and reports any equipment problems or failures to the Equipment Manager immediately.

  • Provides basic preventative maintenance on equipment as directed by the Equipment Manager or his/her supervisor and returns the equipment to its designated location at the maintenance facility.

  • Performs other duties as directed by the supervisor.

What you will need:

  • Knowledge of safe, efficient mechanical operation of motorized equipment.

  • Mechanical aptitude.

  • Ability to follow oral and written directions.

  • Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

  • Performs all duties to Grand Canyon University Golf Course Maintenance standards.

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Why work at GCU:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan.

  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays

  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events.

  • Free covered parking

  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses, and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program

  • Free on-site gyms on campus

Application Instructions

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