Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
The ASSISTANT GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT directs all maintenance activities on the golf course, supervises the operation and maintenance of all equipment and performs related tasks as required. Within the guidelines established by the Superintendent, the Assistant Superintendent is responsible for planning, scheduling and supervising the daily tasks performed by the Green Department staff to assure safe, efficient, and timely progress. The Assistant Superintendent, under the Superintendents supervision, is involved and primarily responsible for the planning and execution of relevant projects including drainage, irrigation, renovations, and construction. The Assistant Superintendent must be proficient in hand watering of fine turfgrasses and all related turfgrass scouting and monitoring that goes along with that. They must also possess the necessary skills related to applying chemicals and fertilizers to the golf course in accordance with local, state and federal laws. He/She will also work in tandem with the other Assistant Superintendent in preparations for the golf course, along with any club related events.
A degree or certificate in an agricultural science program with an emphasis on turfgrass management, and a minimum of 2 years prior experience in the golf course industry.
Two or more years as Spray Technician and/or Irrigation Technician and/or Second Assistant Superintendent.
Must possess a valid Driver’s License
A current pesticide license (or the ability to obtain one within 90 days) and basic knowledge of pesticide and fertilizer usage, soil conditioners and alternative methods of plant health management.
Sufficient understanding of the game of golf and how it applies to the conditioning of the course.
Knowledge of the construction, establishment and maintenance practices employed on golf course playing surfaces, roughs, and bunkers.
Knowledge of drainage methods, watering practices, and irrigation systems including equipment operation, servicing, and repair.
Strong organizational and supervisory skills including the ability to schedule, train, motivate, reprimand, and direct employees in a safe and efficient manner.
Ability to assist the Superintendent in preparing budget estimates, maintaining records, and formulating daily, short-term and long-range planning programs for Heritage Club which are realistically attainable.
Knowledge of safety regulations and standards governing pesticide usage, employee work standards and conditions and Right-to-Know.
Strong interpersonal skills in order to deal effectively with employees, vendors, and members.
Dedication to personal improvement and course advancement.
Strong problem-solving skills.
Strong multi-tasking skills.
Overtime paid on all hours over 40
Expenses paid for local and national association dues
Retirement Simple IRA match
Health and Dental Insurance including contributions by employer to HSA
Paid Holidays, Sick days and Vacation
Date Job is Available
June 1, 2019
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