Golf Course Grounds/Greens Technician
Job Details
Lake Junaluska Assembly, Inc - Lake Junaluska, NC
High School
General Labor

LJA Mission Statement

The mission of Lake Junaluska is to be a place of Christian hospitality where lives are transformed through renewal of soul, mind and body.


Located in the Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina, Lake Junaluska is a conference and retreat center that hosts over 50,000 overnight guests annually. We have over 400 lodging rooms, a campground, and meeting space for up to 2,000 people. All of our facilities are located on a scenic 1,200 acre campus which boasts panoramic views, abundant recreation opportunities, and a 200 acre lake. Our market ranges from youth groups to affluent leisure guests primarily from the Southeastern US

Essential Functions

  • Must possess excellent hospitality skills and a strong desire to foster an attitude of Christian hospitality to “exceed guest expectations”.

  • Assists with maintaining golf course appearance
    • Mowing and weed eating
    • Trimming trees
    • Water greens, tees and fairways
    • Change cups on greens
    • Assist with general course/turf maintenance and projects
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures and report any unsafe activities or conditions immediately to supervisor or the Human Resources department.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned and required.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • High school diploma and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have valid NC driver’s license.
  • Knowledge of farm or construction equipment helpful.
  • Hospitality experience strongly desired.
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to changing needs, multiple task demands, and work structures.
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, emails, and memos.
  • Able to prioritize task, organize daily activity and multi-task projects/tasks.
  • Able to allocate time efficiently.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.
  • Must be able to operate mowing equipment.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule

Performance/Success Factors

  • Be punctual to work and other related functions
  • Performs well in a team environment
  • Complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner
  • Ability to prioritize daily tasks and events.
  • Perform routine duties with minimal supervision.
  • Provide leadership to other staff through work ethic and the sharing of knowledge and skills.
  • Strives for excellence in all tasks and duties and foster an attitude of “exceeding guest expectations”.
  • Able to work independently but operate within LJA policy guidelines using independent judgment.

Working Conditions

  • Moderate physical activity performing strenuous activities with moderate to loud noise.
  • Primary work is outdoors exposed to changing weather conditions. i.e. rain, sun, snow, wind, heat.
  • Occasionally works indoors in well-lighted, heated and air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation.
  • Ability to coordinate work, frequently moves about, able to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, talk to and hear staff and customer requests.
  • Must be in good physical condition with the ability to lift, carry or otherwise move and/or position objects weighing up to 60 pounds
  • Must be able to see close and at a distance (20 feet or more), good peripheral vision.


Lake Junaluska is an Equal Opportunity Employer