Desert Highlands Association

is an equal opportunity employer

Theresa Klingensmith, Director of Human Resources
Located in north Scottsdale, we are a private residential golf community offering only the finest amenities and exceptional service to our exclusive members.  Desert Highlands' employees are trained to be the finest, service-oriented employees in the Club industry. No matter the position, each employee represents the Club to Members and prospective Members. We are more than just an employer; we are a “family serving a family.”

As part of our commitment to our employees, we are proud to offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as 401(k) Employer Match, paid vacation and sick time plus much more. Desert Highlands is a EOE/Drug-Free Workplace.

Employee meals are provided to employees working a shift of six or more hours. ALL employees are eligible to participate in the 401k plan after completing three months of employment AND are 21 years of age or older.

Desert Highlands has openings in the following positions:



food & beverage - immediate need

Server Assistant/Busser

Golf course maintenance

Amenities Technician (full time)

Greenskeepers (full time)

All applicants must fully complete an employment application to be considered.

Employment Application


Educational Background
Employment Experience
Desert Highlands does not discriminate on the basis of age (as defined by applicable law), religion, sex, race, color, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or other legal protected group. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based upon job-related qualifications.
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Applicant's Certification & Agreement
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY Before signing this application: I certify that the information contained in this employment application is true and complete. I understand that any false information or omission may disqualify me from further consideration for employment and may result in my dismissal if discovered at a later date. I authorize Desert Highlands to make such investigation and inquiries of the information provided and other related matters as may be necessary. I hereby release employers, schools, and other persons, institutions, or businesses from all liability in responding to inquiries in connection with my application. I further understand and agree that nothing in this application form shall constitute a contract of employment nor shall constitute a guarantee of employment.

I agree that, if employed, I will abide by the policies, procedures, rules, and regulations of Desert Highlands. I agree that if I am hired, my employment with the company will be on an at-will basis. I understand that this means that my employment can be terminated with or without cause and with or without notice any time by me or by Desert Highlands, and that my employment with Desert Highlands will continue only for as long as Desert Highlands desires my services. I understand that Desert Highlands and all Plan Administrators shall have the maximum discretion permitted by law to change all policies, interpret, modify, discontinue, enhance or otherwise change all policies, procedures, benefits or other terms or conditions of employment. No representative of Desert Highlands has any authority to make any oral or implied agreement contrary to the foregoing and that no course of conduct by Desert Highlands or its representatives will alter the at-will nature of my employment. I also understand that, if employed wages and benefits provided or paid to me do not alter the at-will nature of my employment. I understand that, if employed, the at-will nature of my employment can only be modified by an express written agreement specifically intended to modify the at-will nature of my employment.

I understand that it is a violation of Desert Highlands policy for any employee to sell, distribute, manufacture, dispense, possess, use, purchase, or have in his or her system a prohibited level of alcohol or drugs while on Desert Highlands premises or during working hours. I further understand that I may be required to submit to drug tests in connection with applying for employment with the Desert Highlands and that if I am hired, there may be circumstances under which I may be required to submit to drug and alcohol tests in accordance with Desert Highlands policy. I understand that if I am required to undergo such tests, passing such tests is a condition of my employment. I also understand that refusal to submit to, or cooperate fully with, the administration of an alcohol or drug test will result in my disqualification from or termination of employment and that any attempt to invalidate or circumvent the drug or alcohol tests will result in disqualification or termination.
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