St. Joe Club & Resorts

  • Irrigation Technician

    Job Locations US-FL-Panama City Beach
    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/19/2018 9:31 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Location Name
    Shark's Tooth Golf Club
    Golf Operations
  • Overview

    Wage Rate: $13.00-$15.00/hour
    Full Time
    Year Round
    6AM to 2PM, Monday thru Friday, and every third weekend, 6AM to 10AM



    • Operates irrigation heads in dry areas needing additional water.

    • Routine maintenance and repairs the irrigation system, pipes and irrigation heads as needed.

    • Fills out requests for irrigation and course parts and supplies.
    • Edge irrigation heads, valve boxes, and drains.
    • Maintains irrigation satellites in clean, neat, and insect free condition.
    • Keeps irrigation inventory areas clean and organized.
    • Keeps irrigation vehicle clean, neat, and organized.
    • Maintains repair records.
    • Orders irrigation parts and supplies.
    • Monitors pump station for proper operation, adjust pumps as required.
    • May occasionally supervise a small labor force for special projects.
    • Performs other general landscape maintenance duties as directed by supervisor.


    Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Requires working knowledge of basic electricity and hydraulics related to an irrigation system, including automatic valves and controllers, and working knowledge of various types of pumps and pumping systems.
    • Skills electrical trouble shooting, pipe and irrigation head repair, valve repair, pump station maintenance, irrigation installation, record keeping, and ordering parts.
    • Familiar with Electrical and or Hydraulic irrigation systems, Variable Flow Drive Pump Stations, golf course watering practices, Toro Osmac Site Pro computer operation or equivalent.
    • Remember that each course may have a different Irrigation System and computer Hardware the basic requirements are the same.
    • Requires understanding of agronomy, turfgrass science and the rules of golf; knowledge of tools, methods and materials used in grounds and landscape area maintenance work; ability to operate light motorized equipment; and ability to follow oral and written directions.
    • Has basic understanding of how a golf course irrigation system works.
    • Can operate irrigation heads from the two-way radio as well as from irrigation satellites.
    • Can operate irrigation system to water in fertilizer or pesticide as required.
    • Can replace any type of irrigation head.
    • Can repair any type of irrigation head.
    • Can perform the monthly pump station service requirements including the reporting of current meter readings for the pump station, effluent line, make-up wells to the golf course superintendent.
    • Can make simple (up to 3”) PVC pipe repairs.
    • Knows the correct way to install slip-on and dresser couplings.
    • Understands the principles of PVC pipe repair and maintenance. Knows the correct way to glue PVC pipe.
    • Can properly back-fill holes and install sod with the proper plant material to the standards of the golf club
    • Able to read and understand as-built and T-map.



    • Previous landscaping or golf course irrigation experience is heavily preferred
    • Ability to follow verbal and written communications
    • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds
    • Ability to bend and stoop
    • Ability to work in varying Florida outdoor temperatures including extreme heat and humidity
    • Exposure to poisonous and non-poisonous animals/insects and noise from equipment
    • Must be able to speak/understand English and/or Spanish
    • Dependable transportation
    • Some weekend/holiday work required


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed

    We Want to Learn More About You!

    Coming Soon!!