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Positions: General Landscape Labourer/Golf Course Greenskeeper
Term: Seasonal Full time – April 2019–November 2019 (8 month contract)
Organization: Donalda Club
Location: Toronto/North York, Ontario (near Don Mills & York Mills Rd.)

Donalda Golf & Country Club is a prestigious year-round private club that offers a high standard of social, athletic and dining facilities to our members and their families. We are located in central Toronto and accessible by TTC.

We are seeking individuals who are available full time from April 2019-November 2019 (weather dependent) until the end of the golf season. Candidates must be energetic, reliable and hardworking and will work with the Golf Course Superintendent and his assistants for general care, set up and maintenance of all golf course features. Our goal is to provide our membership with a high-class golf experience daily. We strive to staff our turf maintenance team with talented people who share our level of enthusiasm.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Mowing and maintenance of greens, tees, fairways and rough
  • Raking and maintenance of sand traps
  • Operation of light equipment such as hand-powered tools, riding mowers, tractors, etc.
  • Raking and removal of leaves and other debris
  • Other turf duties as requested by grounds management team


  • Must be punctual for early morning start times
  • Must be available to work weekends and holidays
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced, physically demanding environment
  • Must be comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Must work well in team oriented environment
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Prior grounds maintenance experience an asset
  • G or G2 required

Hourly wage, 44 hours per week, training provided as well as a uniform and complimentary parking

Monday-Friday 6:00 am to 2:30 pm and one weekend morning 5:30 am to 9:30am April to November 2019 (weather dependent)

Those individuals, who are interested in applying, please send your resume to or you can complete the Online Application form on our website at . No telephone calls please.

We thank all applicants for their interest and will only contact those selected for an interview.

Environmental Sustainabillity at Donalda

The Donalda club has taken several steps to becoming an eco-friendly golf course over the past decade. We are currently a member the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf, a designation we have maintained for the past 10 years. In the fall of 2013 the club underwent a major golf course renovation aimed at reducing pesticide and water inputs to our greens. During the process we removed all poa annua, a highly susceptible grass to disease and drought, from our putting surfaces with and replaced it with a much more hearty bentgrass plant that requires less overall inputs. The Donalda Club offers a unique habitat for wildlife in the city. We consistently see deer, fox, coyotes, rabbits and several different bird species living on the property throughout the year and have recently installed a set of healthy bee hives on the property to help with pollination of plants in the area. Donalda Club is very concerned with the environment and has had several tests done on the water quality of the East Don River to insure that no contaminates from the golf course are reaching the river from run off or leaching. Every year the tests were done at three locations on the property, where the river enters the property, the middle of the property and where the river exits the property, every year the tests have shown that the water quality of the river is improved once it passes through the course. This is due to the erosion control projects that Donalda has undergone in recently years. The projects involved restructuring the banks and planting native species of shrubs, trees and bushes to help stabilize the bank and control the speed of the river during heavy rain events.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date publiée : Jan 9 2019    Numéro : 50174