Greenskeeper II

Perform the duties to maintain grounds and turfs of golf courses.
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Quick Stats


Outlook
Good

Salary Range
$17,000 – $37,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Greenskeeper IIs do?

Performs any combination of following duties, as directed by GREENSKEEPER I, to maintain grounds and turf of golf course in playing condition: Operates tractor, using specific attachments, to till, cultivate, and grade new turf areas, to apply prescribed amounts of lime, fertilizer, insecticide, and fungicide, and to mow rough and fairway areas at designated cut, exercising care not to injure turf or shrubs. Cuts turf on green and tee areas, using hand mower and power mower. Connects hose and sprinkler systems at designated points on course to irrigate turf. Digs and rakes ground to prepare new greens, grades and cleans traps, and repairs roadbeds, using shovels, rakes, spades, and other tools. May plant, trim, and spray trees and shrubs.


Should I be a Greenskeeper II?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Greens Keeper, Greenskeeper Laborer

    How to become a Greenskeeper II

    Most Greenskeeper IIs have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9mbdaa&chl=no+college+%2878%25%29|certificate+%2816%25%29|associate%27s+%282%25%29|bachelor%27s+%284%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,78,78
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