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Located in the center of the Coachella Valley between Palm Springs and Indio, California, Palm Desert is the retail hub and business center for the entire California Desert. Desert Willow Golf Resort is a world-class public premium municipal facility featuring 36 holes of Championship golf designed by Dr. Michael Hurdzan, Dana Fry, and tour consultant John Cook.  Desert Willow provides an upscale “Private Club” experience. The 33,000 square foot clubhouse hosts golf events, wedding parties, special events, a scenic restaurant and bar, all in a spectacular setting with endless views of the mountains surrounding the desert. The location and professional staff of Desert Willow Golf Resort provides a dramatic, friendly and comfortable atmosphere for our guests. 

Available Positions

Banquet Staff
Provides an exceptional dining experience for resort guests through “Best in Class” customer service.
Serve guests bread, water and butter upon their arrival and provide refills as needed. Remove used tableware between courses; clear and reset tables after guests leave.
Wash and clean tableware, pots, pans and cooking equipment. Keep the dish room and equipment clean and organized.
Greenskeepers, under the supervision of the Assistant Superintendent or Foreman, perform routine manual labor involved in golf course maintenance; do semi-skilled grounds construction and maintenance work; operate small hand-powered equipment; and occasionally perform work involving large equipment such as tractors, loaders and gang mowers. Each greens keeper may be assigned responsibility for the care and maintenance of several designated holes on the golf course and does related work as required.
Equipment Operator
Equipment operators, under direction of the Supervisor, mow fairways and roughs with gang units; operate turf vac, skip loader, fairway and rough aerifier, boom sprayer for weeds in fairway and rough. Operate smaller equipment as directed. Ensure that equipment-cooling system is working at all times; refill fuel and oil daily; clean equipment daily and report equipment problems or failures to Supervisor. Responsible for basic preventative maintenance as directed by mechanic. May be asked to set course, mow greens or other related duties as directed by Supervisor.
Assistant Mechanic
Under direction, makes major and minor mechanical repairs on a variety of gasoline and diesel powered equipment; keeps all equipment in efficient, operable condition at all times; organizes and maintains a clean service area and maintenance building and performs related tasks as required.
Golf Course Laborer
Performs a diverse range of activities involved in landscape and facility maintenance; do semi-skilled grounds construction and maintenance work and does related work as directed

If you would like to apply for one of the open positions listed above, please complete our employment application and submit your resume to

Comprehensive Medical Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Prescription
  • Vision Benefits
  • Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings with company match
  • Health and Wellness Advocate and more

KemperSports Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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