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DoD Skillbridge Military Intern (Golf Course Maintenance)

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Jobs in Cromwell · CT
Player Operations: Equipment Manager
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TPC River Highlands is a private golf course located in Cromwell, CT, just outside of Hartford. TPC River Highlands’ championship golf course hosts the PGA TOUR’s Travelers Championship, the largest professional sports event in Connecticut. Along with the world renowned golf course, TPC River Highlands opened a brand-new state of the art 40,000 square foot clubhouse in 2019, featuring three event spaces, covered patios, two full kitchens, and an outdoor event lawn, capable of hosting events from 12-person private dining to 500-person events.

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We are currently seeking military interns through DoD Skillbridge program to support our Golf Course maintenance operations team in order to perform specific tasks to maintain our golf course grounds. The following positions are where the intern opportunities exist.
1. Equipment Manager
2. Equipment Technician
3. Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
4. Irrigation Foreman
5. Application Foreman


  • High school diploma or equivalent education
  • The ability to understand and follow directions and operate golf course machinery
  • MUST be a transitioning service member



  • Perform other functions and routine golf course maintenance activities as directed by the Director of Golf Course Maintenance Operations or Assistant Golf Course Superintendents

    ·         Be thoroughly trained for the procedures for each task prior to performing the task

    ·         Follow the guidelines in the Golf Course Maintenance Operations Manual for each specific task 

    ·         Be able to perform specific tasks relative to training to include:

    o    Line trim trees, shrubs, posts, etc.

    o    Edge cart paths, sprinkler heads, bunkers, etc.

    o    Ball mark repair

    o    Divot filling

    o    Sod laying

    o    Utility vehicle operations

    o    Blower operations

    o    Hand raking bunkers

    o    Walk top dress equipment operation

    o    Backhoe operation

    o    Miscellaneous hand tool operations

    ·         Maintain logs for the operation, maintenance, and gas usage of each machine

    ·         Perform daily tasks necessary to keep the maintenance facility clean, organized, and safe   

    ·         Clean golf course machinery after each use

    ·         Inspect all machines and report any deficiencies to the Equipment Technician or Equipment Technician

    ·         Required to wear personal protective clothing and/or use protective equipment to comply with established safety operating standards

    ·         Special projects or other duties as assigned


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to a variety of outdoor weather conditions. Position is very active and requires lifting, pulling or pushing up to or over 50 pounds, moving and/or lift items with awkward weights. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, color vision, distance and peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.


An essential function of the job is to be able to comply with all applicable federal, state and local safety and health regulations that would apply to this job.


This job description reflects the assignment of essential functions and may be modified as needed; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.



  • Travel is not expected for this position


Work Schedule Expectations

  • This position requires shifts as necessary based on business levels


Supervisory Responsibility

  • This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities