Portage Lakes Career Center





Our Groundskeepers drive an amazing Guest experience in the venue as they deliver an over-the-top golf experience by keeping the driving range, greens, golf balls, and grounds perfectly manicured creating unexpected memories. This position offers opportunities for one to connect with Guests and provide an unforgettable golf experience as they celebrate unforgettable moments. Knowledge of lawncare, equipment operation, ability to move quickly, attention to detail regarding upkeep of the facility, and communication with Members of management, and Team Members imperative to success in this position.

The Groundskeeper is responsible for keeping BigShots perfectly manicured and upkept. This includes, but is not limited to, overtly friendly greetings and interactions, speedy mowing and trimming, collecting, cleaning and delivering golf balls, Guest safety, and support of the Golf Pro.



Knowledge of mowing and golf equipment
Provide over-the-top cleanliness and upkeep of the grounds
Deliver clean golf balls to the range
Positively connect with Managers, Team Members, and Guests
Demonstrate the core values of Always Bring the Fun, Be Bold Everyday, Live & Breathe Gratitude, Serve Our Community, Keep the Grit, and Include Everyone
Maintain operating standards, including safety and maintenance of equipment
Support the Golf Pro when needed.



The Groundskeeper will work under the Golf Pro, guided by the Manifesto and Core Values. There is a need for excellent communication and the continued maintenance of relationships with all Managers, Team Members, and Guests.



Previous experience with landscaping or golf course maintenance a plus
High School diploma or equivalent
Excellent time-management, organization, and follow-through
Self-motivated with high self-awareness and integrity
Ability to multi-task
Openly receives feedback and coaching, and reacts accordingly
Availability to work varied shifts, including holidays, nights, and weekends
Ability to carry 50 for extended periods of time
Ability to operate mechanical equipment for long periods of time
Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time, including up and down stairs
Ability to obtain required local, state, and federal licenses and/or certificates for your business location



BigShots Golf will provide the following:

Salary Base: $11.00-$14.00/hr. (based on experience)



We exist because we believe no one should have to settle when deciding where to go out for family fun—that we all crave to unleash that younger version of ourselves. We are obsessed with our scratch kitchens that bring bold flavor and unexpected items. We want to show that playing the game of golf should be fun and approachable for everyone through cutting edge technology and an amazing atmosphere.

Most of all, we believe our people are our most valued asset, the heart and soul who inject life into our brand. We believe that WE is bigger than ME—that the next big idea can come from anyone and any level. We are rooted in golf, but our passion is centered around creating exceptional and unexpected experiences that bring people together.

Because being a BigShot isn’t about the highest score—it’s about living in the moment and creating unexpected memories that you will want to hurry back to, time and time again.

Hiring Event

Hiring Event – September 28 – Ocober 1st from 9am – 5pm, Open Interviews @ Firestone Media Center – 440 East Warner Road. Akron, Ohio 44319

or apply online at http://www.bigshotsgolf.com


Company Info

BigShots Golf

600 Swartz Road

Akron, Ohio  44319


Who To Contact

Julie Richard, Recruiting Manager


Schedule a Tour

We take pride in our facility and welcome the opportunity to show it off!  You would never buy a car without looking at it first.  Choosing the place to give you a head start on a successful path in life should be no different.  We invite you to schedule a tour of our beautiful campus.  We’re pretty sure you’ll be impressed!

If you are a high school student, please note that you will have several opportunities to visit PLCC during your sophomore year.

Once we receive your request, a PLCC staff member will follow up directly. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to seeing you soon.

Portage Lakes Career Center is accessible to visitors with physical disabilities. Visitors should contact the Main Office at 330-896-8200 prior to arrival for parking instructions and other information.