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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 at Desert Willow Golf Resort

Assistant Golf Professional
The Assistant Golf Professional assists with all golf shop activities and outside services operations and is responsible for ensuring that members and guests receive outstanding True Service™ customer service. The Assistant Golf Professional is instrumental in organizing and implementing golf events, tournaments, outings, leagues, teaching clinics, and other golf programs designed to support our team of PGA Professionals and award winning golf experience.
Golf Shop Associate
The Golf Shop Associate assists with all golf shop activities and is responsible for ensuring that members and guests receive outstanding True Service™ customer service. The Golf Shop Associate is instrumental in organizing tee times, checking guests in, managing phones, organizing the merchandise in our golf shop, and assisting with other golf programs designed to support the friendliest golf experience in the Coachella Valley.
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.
Banquet Server
Provide friendly, responsive service to create an exceptional dining experience for all of our guests. Each server’s primary objective is to show our guests such a marvelous time so they will want to return again and again.
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.
Clubhouse Housekeeping
Responsible for cleaning interior of clubhouse, including restrooms, public rooms, hallways and restrooms on the golf course, as well as cob web knockdown.
Accurately and efficiently cook meats, fish, vegetables, soups and other hot food products as well as prepare and portion food products prior to cooking. Also perform other duties in the areas of food and final plate preparation including plating and garnishing of cooked items and preparing appropriate garnishes for all hot menu item plates.
Wash and clean tableware, pots, pans and cooking equipment. Keep the dish room and equipment clean and organized.

If you would like to apply for one of the open positions listed above, please complete an employment application and submit your resume to Roberta Olden at [email protected].

Comprehensive Medical Benefits

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

KemperSports Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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