Temporary Laborer – Golf

City of Sunnyvale
25) per week $18 - $20 Per hour CA 456 W Olive Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, United States


Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Seasonal non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than six (6) consecutive months and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). 

The City of Sunnyvale is seeking self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals interested in temporary employment providing basic customer service at a one of the City-owned golf pro-shop facilities and completing general cleanup of golf equipment. *Seasonal positions are up to 40 hours a week, in support of the Golf Tournament Season.  

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide excellent customer service by representing the City in a professional manner
  • Handle customer transactions, including tee time reservations and grouping players
  • Assist with timely opening, closing, and securing facilities, such as pro shop, restrooms, cart building
  • Assist with moving golf carts from the storage facility to the customer staging area and return golf carts to the storage facility after use
  • Clean golf facilities to provide for neat, safe, and secure workplace
  • Vacuum, sweep, and mop flooring of facilities
  • Clean and sanitize bathrooms
  • Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned

Position requires sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, grasping, and making repetitive hand movements in the performance of daily duties. The position also requires both near and far vision when operating assigned equipment. Acute hearing is required on the golf courses and in the pro shops. The ability to work in inclement weather conditions, such as wet, heat, and cold. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum age: 16 years old
  • Basic knowledge of cleaning products and their use
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to work independently

License/Certificate:  Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record, or the ability to provide alternate transportation which is approved by the appointing authority.

Application and Selection Process

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources.  Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at
 www.sunnyvale.ca.gov and Click Jobs. (Application materials received after the recruitment closes are not accepted). Please submit application materials as soon as possible to be considered for this position as this job posting may close without notice.

Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview.
Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing.

For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Rodney Wilson, Golf Operations Manager at 408-730-7592 or by email at rodneywilson@sunnyvale.ca.gov. For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at 408-730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov.The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.