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Greens Taboo - Landscape Gardener

Posted: February 25 2023
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Come work & play in beautiful Muskoka! Taboo Muskoka is a privately owned Resort and Golf Operation whose mandate is to 'Create happiness by offering incredible Muskoka experiences to our guests and team.''

Golf Course Maintenance

Are you the outdoors type and whether rain or shine like to be outside and active? We are seeking strong, energetic, reliable and dedicated individuals to join our Golf Course Maintenance department.
  • Operates mowers and string trimmers in trimming greens, aprons, tees, around trees, fence lines, banks, and hillsides; edges cart paths; edges, rakes and maintains sand bunkers.
  • Sets tee markers and cups on greens daily; maintains ball washers; replaces tee towels and flags when needed; removes debris; sands and seeds tee and drop area divots; and cleans flowerbeds.
  • Maintains fuel and fluid levels for all types of equipment on a daily basis, reports equipment problems or failure to the equipment manager immediately.
  • Returns all equipment to the designated location at the maintenance facility; and cleans maintenance areas.
  • Waters and fertilizes tees, greens, and fairways, and under direct supervision of a certified applicator, sprays chemicals on landscaped areas.
  • Under the direction of the superintendent and assistant superintendent, the groundskeeper marks the course for cart control weekly; moves cart control barriers and replaces worn or lost ropes and signs; and may mark hazard and drop areas.
  • Helps in project work; assists in the construction of new greens, tees and fairways; grades and prepares soil base; lays sod; and seeds tees, greens and fairways.
  • Installs forms and lays walks and paths using gravel and asphalt mixes; excavates and backfills ditches and trenches with hand tools; repairs and replaces pipe on irrigation systems.
  • May be asked to operate mowers, dump trucks or other light equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Must hold a valid Ontario driver's license.
  • Detail oriented
  • Available to work early morning hours, weekends and holidays
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Work in changing weather conditions
  • Previous golf or landscaping experience an asset but not essential
  • Knowledge of maintenance equipment and asset but not essential
  • High regard for Health and Safety for self and others
  • $1 per hour bonus for completing your contract
  • $500 for referring fellow team members and earn $ for bringing in business
  • Complimentary 2-night stay (off season)
  • Complimentary use of resort amenities including trails, bikes, beach, pools, tennis, golf, gym
  • Staff housing available (located in town of Gravenhurst – short 7kms or 5 mins from the resort)
  • Shuttle services to and from staff housing and the resort
  • 50% rebate on housing costs upon completion of your contract
  • Potential room for career advancement
  • Staff (and friends and family) discounts on meals, rooms, merchandise and golf
  • Staff appreciation events and activities
  • Employee recognition program
  • Employee Wellness Program
Hourly wages will be determined based on previous experience.
Taboo Muskoka is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. As per the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Taboo Muskoka will accommodate the needs of applicants with disabilities throughout all stages of the selection process. If you need accommodation during the recruitment process, please advise Human Resources.

Please be aware that Taboo Muskoka has a mandatory vaccination policy in effect for all employees.
To be eligible to apply for this position you must be legally entitled to work in Canada. We are not accepting International applicants without a valid work permit. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only successful candidates will be contacted.