Director Golf Course Maintenance at Gainey Ranch Golf Club in Scottsdale, AZ at Gainey Ranch Golf Club

Date Posted: 3/8/2023

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Gainey Ranch Golf Club

With panoramic views of the McDowell Mountains, the allure of the Sonoran Desert and breathtaking blue skies, Gainey Ranch is more than just a golf club – it’s a home away from home. Members create lasting memories that become embedded in the traditions and experiences that are the foundation of the Gainey Ranch Golf Club family.

Scottsdale's Premier Golf Experience

The centerpiece of Gainey Ranch's golf program is a scenic, immaculately maintained 27-hole championship course designed by Michael Poellot and Bradford L. Benz. The experience and premium services offered at Gainey Ranch Golf Club is Scottsdale golf taken to a whole new level. We set the gold standard for other Scottsdale private golf courses. Our golf club boasts great holes of golf designed by Michael Poellot, the former chief architect for Robert Trent Jones Jr, and Bradford L. Benz. The craftsmanship has more than lived up to their reputation in designing each of Gainey Ranch’s golf courses. All three of our world-class golf courses combine to make Gainey Ranch Golf Club the top choice for exceptional golf in Scottsdale.

The Lakes Course

With it's lush greenery, sparkling waterways and spectacular waterfall at the ninth hole, The Lakes Course is both a challenging Scottsdale golf course and a delightful one.

The Dunes Course

Surrounded by the indigenous desert, The Dunes course requires accuracy off the tee and a gentle touch on the greens.

The Arroyo Course

As the longest of the three nines, The Arroyo Course requires both power and placement, ending with its infamous peninsular green on No. 9.

Job Summary

The Director of Golf Course Maintenance is responsible for the successful operation of the Golf Course Maintenance Department and Clubhouse Grounds Maintenance. Programs for turf/grass, material and chemical maintenance and asset management are critical to the success of this role.


  • Prepares annual budget and achieves financial goals throughout the year through proper forecasting, expense controls and labor management.
  • Provide agronomic direction to maintain the golf course at the highest quality possible at all times.
  • Responsible for hiring, training and developing all staff.
  • Ensures the staff is working within OSHA, club safety, state and federal guidelines for safe working conditions.
About You
  • 3 - 5 years in Golf Course Maintenance management.
  • Min 2-year College Agronomy Degree.
  • Pesticide Applicators License.
  • Advanced knowledge of regulatory requirements and recordkeeping as required by local, state and federal laws.
  • Diplomatic team player able to foster relationships with Members, Employees and guests.
  • Bilingual (English - Spanish) communication ability preferred.

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This job post is intended to describe the general requirements for the position. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned as necessary.