Assistant Superintendent

Monarch Dunes Golf Course,  Assistant Superintendent  

DESCRIPTION:  Monarch Dunes is  located in the southern end of San Luis Obispo County in Nipomo, California which is halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco.  The area is minutes away from California’s scenic wine country and the California coastline.  The “Old Course opened for public play in 2006 is an 18-Hole par-71 championship layout in the center of the master planned community of the Woodlands Village.  The “Old Course” introduces links-style golf unique to the Central Coast.  The “Challenge Course” opened for public play in 2008 is a 12 hole Par 3 Course featuring links style golf and very large greens.  The “Challenge Course” is also home to our “Learn Golf” program which helps encourage and develop new golfers to the game of golf.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Daily monitoring of course conditions and offers recommendations to Superintendent.
  • Maintain all golf course grounds (including driving range and clubhouse landscape) per maintenance standards on a consistent basis.
  • Monitoring of moisture levels on all playing surfaces through the use of moisture meter and core samples.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot all water delivery systems.
  • Staff scheduling, supervision and follow up on daily tasks and projects.
  • Identify and repair irrigation issues as needed.
  • Assists Superintendent with purchasing of products within maintenance budget.
  • Assists with all record keeping to include all maintenance activities, pesticide and fertilizer applications and equipment records.
  • Participate and assist in the hiring, training and development of all maintenance personnel as directed by Superintendent.
  • Ensures all staff is working within all local, state and federal guidelines for safe working conditions.
  • Assist in the management and maintenance of equipment fleet.
  • Communicate with Pro Shop as directed by Superintendent.
  • Application of fertilizers and plant protectants.
  • Assists in the planning and implementation of yearly agronomic tasks.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must possess a valid drivers license.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Qualified Applicators Certificate within 6 months of hire.
  • 2 or 4 year Turf degree or Certificate.
  • 1-2 years experience in golf course maintenance. Will consider recent graduates with strong work history and internships.
  • Spanish speaking a plus.
  • Excellent work ethic.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Self motivated.
  • Innovative thinker and ability to problem solve.
  • Familiar with the operations of Toro Site Pro a plus
  • Must have a strong attention to detail.

BENEFITS:  Uniform, golf privileges, medical and dental insurance, 401K, dues to local and National associations, continuing education, cell phone, vacation.

SALARY:  $45,000+  (depending on experience)

JOB APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  Email resume and cover letter to hplata@monarchdunes.com

Assistant Superintendent / Landscape Manager

Martis Camp

Posting June 19, 2018

Description:  Martis Camp is a private residential community located in the north Lake Tahoe area. The golf maintenance department manages all of the club amenity landscaped areas. The assistant superintendent will assist in the management of the club landscape management program. He or she will work closely with the golf course superintendent and senior assistant to achieve the departmental goals and exceed member expectations. Applicants should possess a turfgrass management or horticulture degree. Minimum of three years work experience in the golf course management or landscape industry. Prior experience as a second assistant or AIT at a high end club preferred. Email résumé and cover letter. Please include professional references.
Requirements     Candidates should posses the following:-Career minded with the goal of becoming a superintendent
-Positive attitude and willingness to work in a team atmosphere
-Self motivating mentality with a desire to learn
-Strong work ethic
-Detail oriented
-Previous fertilizer and chemical application experience
-Irrigation repair and troubleshooting experience
-Spanish speaking experience preferred

Job Information

  • Truckee, California, 96161, United States
  • 40022058
  • June 19, 2018
  • Assistant Superintendent / Landscape Manager
  • Martis Camp Club
  • Assistant Superintendent
  • Indefinite
  • Associates Degree
  • 2-3 Years
  • $46,000.00 – $50,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Golf Course 1st Assistant Superintendent
Sherwood Country Club

June 14, 2018

Sherwood Country Club, located in an affluent area of Thousand Oaks, California is seeking a Golf Course 1st Assistant Superintendent with at least 5 years experience in Golf Course Maintenance at a high-quality clubs.  The ideal candidate should also hold a B.S. Degree or Associates Degree in Turf grass Management or Agronomy.
Sherwood Country Club was designed to provide the ultimate in club facilities and services. The championship golf course was personally created as a signature design by Jack Nicklaus in 1989, and is acclaimed in the world’s most prestigious golfing circles. Most recently in 2016, the golf course went through a full renovation
with Jack Nicklaus and his design team. Over the years, Sherwood Country Club has hosted Shark Shootout, Tiger Woods World Challenge and currently hosts the PGA Tour Champions Invesco QQQ Championship. The facilities also include a Georgian-style golf clubhouse, tennis and fitness center with dining and spa services, state of the art fitness equipment, fourteen outdoor tennis courts including a stadium court, and a sport court for the children, three croquet lawns, swimming pool and Jacuzzis. This is one of the finest facilities in Southern California.
Sherwood is seeking a dynamic, self starter with the ability to supervise golf course and landscape employees in a team environment with the commitment to work long hours when needed. The ideal candidate will also be organized, proficient in Microsoft programs and possess excellent written and communication skills.
Compensation includes a competitive salary with a performance based bonus, signing bonus, and some relocation costs. A competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k) program, PTO, professional association and continuing educational expense reimbursement, as well as golfing privileges.
Please forward resumes to rfaez@sherwoodcc.com. We welcome qualified candidates!

Golf Course Superintendent
Reports to: Director of Agronomy
Supervisory Responsibilities: All Golf Course
Classification: Exempt
Education and/or Experience: B.S. Degree or Associates Degree in Turf grass Management or Agronomy

Job Tasks/Duties
▪ Supervises all golf course and landscape employees.
▪ Interviews, employs, trains and terminates employees under his direct supervision with the guidance
through Human Resources.
▪ Maintains and cares for all plant life on the grounds of Sherwood Country Club
▪ Plans, organizes and directs the maintenance and reconstruction or renovation of all greens, tees, roughs, fairways, cart paths, water features, pumps, and irrigation and drainage lines.
▪ Ensures that the maintenance of all equipment is performed in a timely and economical manner.
▪ Schedules employees in such a manner as to obtain maximum benefit for the labor dollars spent.
▪ Maintains and cares for the golf course in a manner consistent with the expectations of the members and management.
▪ Conducts monthly safety meetings and continuously updates his employees on any information regarding worker safety and hazardous materials.
▪ Through conferences, seminars and trade publications, maintain a thorough understanding of research, technology and management trends for the benefit of the golf course.
▪ Prepares the golf course for all special club events in a championship-like manner.
▪ Coordinates construction, renovation and maintenance of golf course greens, tees, fairways, roughs, drainage systems, cart paths, irrigation and pumping systems.

Job Knowledge, Core Competencies and Expectations
▪ Thorough understanding and knowledge of the various fertilizers, herbicides, soil conditioners, fungicides and insecticides with desired certification by State of California for their application.
▪ Responsible for regulatory reporting, training and permitting while ensuring the facilities are operated and maintained within regulatory standards.
▪ Ability to establish short and long range plans.
▪ Participating knowledge of the rules and the game of golf.
▪ Valid CA driver’s license.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Ability to lift, walk, kneel and carry 50 pounds short distances. Ability to walk throughout the Clubhouse and Golf Course as needed to perform duties.


Saddle Creek Resort Golf Club    Assistant Superintendent

June 5, 2018

Job Information

  • Copperopolis, California, 95228, United States
  • June 5, 2018
  • Assistant Superintendent
  • Saddle Creek Resort Golf Club
  • Assistant Superintendent
  • Indefinite
  • 1-2 Years
  • $45,000.00 – $55,000.00 (Yearly Salary)
Description:  Saddle Creek Golf Resort is one of California’s favorite and ideal golf destinations. Nestled in the Sierra Nevada foothills just two hours east of San Francisco and two hours south of Sacramento, two hours from South Lake Tahoe and under two hours from Yosemite National Park, our 18-hole Championship golf course has received numerous awards and recognition since opening in 1993. We’re annually listed in California’s top 15 places to play by Golfweek magazine.

Requirements Specific Responsibilities

  • Maintain all golf course grounds, driving range / practice center and related infrastructure per maintenance standards on a consistent basis.
  • Help prepare and manage departmental budget. Assist the Superintendent with expense tracking system provided for monthly reconciliation through monthly closing calls.
  • Assist the Superintendent with purchasing and invoicing of products / services within maintenance budget.
  • Assist the Superintendent with the following…..
    • Hire quality individuals for full staff at all times. Train employees regularly throughout the year (not a one-time event). Track training progress for each individual employee. Evaluate (written evaluation) each employee a minimum of 1 time / year. An annual written evaluation will be required for each employee that will summarize an employee’s performance that may or may not include a recommended increase in pay or change in position.
  • Help implement daily scheduling board (white board or electronic board) that includes the tasks or multi-tasking of the employees work day.
  • Record activities of maintenance labor (weekly schedules).
  • Inclement weather policy should be adhered to during poor weather periods.
  • Learn and assist with record keeping of all golf course maintenance activities (including, but not limited to pesticide applications and equipment maintenance records).
  • Utilize the companies HR support person for all personnel related issues that can’t be solved at the course/regional level.
  • Assist the Superintendent with personnel recordkeeping of all employee related activities (including performance evaluations, disciplinary forms, PTO time and other pertinent records to support employee history)
  • Utilize agronomic plan as a base roadmap for agronomic success. Includes sound pesticide, fertilizer and cultural applications.
  • Maintain drainage, irrigation and watering systems for proper functionality.
  • Implement and enforce comprehensive safety program for employees, members and guests in compliance with local, state and federal laws.
  • Help manage and maintain equipment fleet to highest level of equipment standards per GMS guidelines.
  • Maintain turf facility, storage building and superintendent’s offices in a neat, clean and presentable condition.
  • Communicate with pro-shop as directed by Superintendent.
  • Meet with club manager / head golf professional when requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must posses valid driver’s license
  • Must obtain Qualified Applicators Certificate within 6 month of hire date
  • Must have 1-3 years experience working on a golf course maintenance crew as assistant superintendent preferred
  • Must have a strong attention to detail to enhance the quality of the golf course and to hold the team to the same standards

Please email to: patsmyth@golfmsolutions.com


Assistant Superintendent – Incline Village Championship Course

February 17, 2018

Located on the northeast shore of beautiful Lake Tahoe, the Golf Courses at Incline Village are a 36 hole operation consisting of the Championship and Mountain courses.  The Championship Course is a 1964 classic mountain design by Robert Trent Jones Sr., with a full renovation taking place in 2003 under the direction of Kyle Phillips.  Rising up to 6,700 feet, the course offers incredible views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding mountains.   The Incline Village General Improvement District operates the courses, along with the Diamond Peak Ski Resort and numerous other recreation facilities and beaches, all of which are available to full-time employees free of charge.

The Assistant Superintendent, reporting directly to the Grounds Superintendent, coordinates and directs the activities of approximately 18 staff members concerned with golf course and clubhouse grounds maintenance for the Championship Golf Course.  There is a well established and experienced seasonal staff returning each year, as well as a full-time Foreman and Equipment Managers, ready to welcome a new team member with fresh ideas, a positive attitude, and a great work ethic.

Educational Requirements:  Associates degree in Turfgrass management or related field

Experience Requirements: Three years related experience working on a golf course, including one year of supervisory experience

Special Requirements:  Good organizational, scheduling, training, customer service and communication skills; knowledge and understanding of the game of golf; ability to operate all golf course maintenance equipment; and computer skills for word processing, irrigation and other golf related software applications.  Ability to work a schedule that includes weekends and holidays during the operating season.  Basic Spanish language skills preferred.  Familiarity with Rainbird Nimbus central control systems is a plus.  State of Nevada Restricted Pesticide Use Certification or obtain within six months of hire.

Date Available:  3/26/18

Application Instructions:  Submit the required IVGID application by Friday, March 2, 2018 using this link: https://www.yourtahoeplace.com/jobs

Please attach cover letter and resume with online application.  If you have trouble attaching your cover letter and resume you may also send those via email to:

Jeff Clouthier, CGCS, Grounds Superintendent   (jrc@ivgid.org)

Salary Range:  $54,177 – $65,012 per year depending on experience

Benefits:  Medical, dental, vision, short term and long term disability, company paid pension plan, 457 Deferred Compensation plan, Section 125 Flex plan, vacation and sick leave, holiday pay, chapter and national dues paid, food discounts and recreation privileges at District facilities.