Assistant Superintendent

Turlock Golf & County Club Posted March 22, 2021

Do you want to be a part of building the next chapter of a great club, with a supportive membership, boards, and committees? Do you want a real voice in agronomic practices? Do you want to be part of a team culture that values people and work life balance? If the answer is yes! Then we have an opportunity for you. Turlock Golf and Country Club established in 1924, is a private member owned facility. Turlock Golf and Country Club features newly built Pure Distinction Bentgrass greens and Santa Ana Bermuda grass fairways with mixed cool season roughs. Turlock Golf and Country Club has a long history of providing top playing conditions to members in California’s Central Valley. This position will allow a focused and determined candidate to gain the needed agronomic, management, financia, and leadership skills to move up to the next level. This will be done through a commitment on the part of our superintendent, to teach, mentor, and grow turfgrass professionals. The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent will assist with all aspects of management of the facility. The assistant golf course superintendent will assist with but not limited to training staff, agronomic planning, irrigation, chemical applications and construction projects. 

  • Assists in planning and supervising the maintenance of greens, tees and fairways; schedules work; and supervises the employees and the use of the equipment.
  • Instructs equipment operators on the operation and care of mowing and other equipment; supervises pesticide applications and/or operates and calibrates pesticide application equipment; and supervises and participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps, and in the maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems.
  • Assists in personnel management and evaluation, employee safety and personnel discipline.
  • May modify the daily work schedule based on needs of the course or changing conditions. 
  • Performs routine safety inspections on all equipment.
  • Maintains chemical storage and mixing areas in compliance with county, state, and federal regulations, and is responsible for the safety and direction of chemical handlers and/or helpers.
  • Tracks chemical and fertilizer inventory. 
  • Cleans, tests, properly calibrates and prepares all spray application equipment.
  • Working knowledge of the maintenance of golf course tees, fairways, and greens; seeding and maintenance practices for golf course turf; planting, cultivating, pruning, and caring for plants, shrubs and trees; characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners; herbicides and pest control methods and materials; drainage control methods; and irrigation systems.
  • Proficiency in computer use, knowledge of Microsoft Office and other applications.
  • Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of workers and equipment; prepare clear and concise reports; and maintain effective employee and member relations.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license. 
  • Will require California Qualified Applicators license or the ability to obtain one with in 6 months.

Compensation: Annual Salary between $58-63K, health insurance, annual vacation, golfing privileges, GCSAA membership. Expenses for regional and national seminars, local chapter conferences and meetings, and the Golf Industry Show based on approval. Dues for local chapter membership.
Forward Resume To:Thomas Slevin, Golf Course SuperintendentTurlock Golf & Country Club10532 Golf Link Rd. , Turlock, CA 95380trslevin@gmail.com

Winchester County Club Posted March 15, 2021

Winchester Country Club in Meadow Vista, CA is pleased to announce an exceptional career opportunity an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent. Qualified candidates will thrive in a hospitality environment and be highly focused on providing superior service.

One of only seven courses in the world co-designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. and Sr., Winchester Country Club is a rare combination of father and son workmanship that offers both challenge and beauty. This 7,200-yard championship golf course has been named twice as one of America’s Best Residential Golf Courses by Golfweek.

Key Responsibilities of the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent in Coordination with the Golf  Course Superintendent are:
• Works to prepare and maintain the annual golf course maintenance budget and capital
   plans.
• Plans, organizes and directs the maintenance and construction of putting greens, tees
  fairways, roughs, and bunkers.
• Supervises the planting and cultural practices involved in growing various turf grasses, trees and ornamental plants
• Ensures that maintenance equipment is properly maintained.
• Procures supplies and materials within budgetary limitations.
• Keeps record of annual maintenance activities and costs.
• Ensures all company policies and procedures are followed including compliance with
  government regulations.
• Ensures that they and all associates obtain proper training and/or licenses needed to
  perform job tasks safely and within city, state, and federal regulations.
• Ensures proper mixing, calibration, and application of all chemical/fertilizers used on the
   course.
• Manages department members that may include, but is not limited to: Head Mechanic, Environmental Technician, Equipment Operator, Foreman, Greenskeeper, and Irrigation Technician.
• Assures that effective orientation and training are given to each new associate. Helps to
  develops ongoing training programs.
• Incorporates safe work practices in job performance.

Minimum Qualifications for the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent:
2 or 4 year degree in related field preferred; and 2-3 years experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Must have a valid Driver’s License.
Must be able to obtain a CA Pesticide applicator permit within 6 months.

Submit Resume to : Jason Conrad, Golf Course Superintendent jconrad@winchestercountryclub.com

Contra Costa County Club Posted March 9, 2021


Contra Costa Country Club is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, approximately 20 miles northeast of downtown San Francisco. In 2015, the club completed an expansive golf course renovation which included new tees, greens, and bunkers, as well as re-grassing the entire course with perennial ryegrass and bentgrass greens. The course features 86 acres of turf, as well as 16 acres of fescue native grass.The 1 st Assistant Golf Course Superintendent will assist in management of the staff and training, agronomic plan, irrigation, and course projects/construction. This position will help prepare the assistant to advance within the golf course industry while working closely with the Superintendent. Successful team members have quickly grown into Superintendent jobs of their own both within and outside the Troon family. Notably, our previous Superintendent has advanced into a Director of Agronomy position with one of America’s premier private clubs.

Duties Include but not limited to:

  • Works with the Superintendent to ensure that the annual golf course maintenance budget and capital plans are maintained and followed.
  • Manages department members that may include, but is not limited to: Mechanic, Environmental
  • Responsible for the day to day planning, organizing and direction of the maintenance and construction of putting greens, tees, fairways, roughs, and bunkers.
  • Supervises the planting and cultural practices involved in growing various turf grasses, trees and ornamental plants.
  • Performs granular and foliar applications on golf course playing surfaces • Assists in the procurement of supplies and materials and ensures costs remain within budgetary limitations.
  • Keeps records of annual maintenance activities and costs and assists with the preparation of reports when necessary.
  • Reconciles and provides timely coding of all invoices, payroll and other required documents.
  • Ensures all company policies and procedures are followed including compliance with government regulations.
  • Assures that effective orientation and training is given to each new associate. Helps to develops ongoing training programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree, Associate’s degree (AA) or equivalent from four or two-year college or technical school; three to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience (Degree preference in agronomy/horticulture/plant/soil science).
  • Ability to obtain and hold a State of California Qualified Applicator Certificate within 90 days.

Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Health, Dental, and other insurance options
  • Association Dues (National and Local) and Education Seminars paid
  • 401k Program, Meals, Uniforms Compensation:

Salary Range: $60,000-$80,000

  • Annual Holiday Bonus.
  • Relocation Expenses.

Contact: Steven A. Spatafore Golf Course Superintendent 801 Golf Club Road Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 steven@contracostacc.or

Assistant-In-Training Pebble Beach Golf Links

Position Available: 4/1/2021 Pebble Beach Golf Links is looking for a passionate turf professional to fill the role of Assistant-In-Training. Ideal candidate will have some previous golf course experience, or internships. This individual must possess a willingness to work, with an interest and belief in learning the industry from a hands on perspective. The AIT position will be involved in all aspects of golf course maintenance. This is not a management position. However, proven ability and a strong work ethic will be rewarded with increasing levels of involvement. This includes responsibilities such as leading crews, irrigation install and troubleshooting, chemical application/calibration, and review of course budgeting. Ideally, candidates should be willing to commit for a year or more in order to learn course operations through all seasons and experience both PGA Tour events. This position has served as an excellent stepping stone for those seeking to be an assistant superintendent in the near future.

Full time position. 40 hrs. per week with some overtime

Benefits: Medical and Dental insurance, Available Housing, 401k, Vacation and Sick pay, Uniforms, Meals, Golf

Please email resume, and references to: Eric McAlister, Assistant Superintendent mcalistere@pebblebeach.com

BURLINGAME COUNTRY CLUB Golf Course and Gardens Assistant Superintendent

Posted Feb 22, 2021

Burlingame Country Club (BCC) is a private, member-owned club located 17 miles south of San Francisco.  Founded in 1893, it is the oldest country club west of Chicago. Facilities include an historic Clubhouse that offers nine overnight guest rooms, several dining and banquet rooms, main and satellite kitchens, grill room and various member reception areas.  The Cottages (longer-term overnight guest rooms), an 18-hole golf course, tennis facility with eight courts and a swimming pool with a full-service snack bar complete the amenities of the facility.   

Job Title:                    Assistant Golf Course and Gardens Superintendent Department:              Golf Course Maintenance Reports to:                  Golf Course Superintendent Supervises:                 Golf Course and Gardens Staff Resumes accepted starting 2/20/2021

Job Overview: The Assistant Superintendent reports directly to the golf course superintendent. The assistant superintendent directs and participates in the maintenance of greens, tees, fairways, roughs, gardens, bunkers and cart paths; supervises the maintenance and repair of motorized and other mechanical equipment and does related work as required.

Functions:

  • Liaison between Golf Course Superintendent and Greenkeepers to ensure that assigned tasks are being completed.
  • Assists in planning and supervising maintenance of greens, tees and fairways, roughs bunker and associated support facilities.
  • Trains equipment operators on the safe operation and care of mowing and other equipment.
  • Strong attention to detail required.
  • Supervises and participates in proper sprayer calibration and application.
  • Participates in the maintenance of the irrigation system, pumps and drainage.
  • Assist in personnel management and evaluation, employee safety and discipline.
  • Conducts monthly safety and training meetings.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships, with staff, other departments and members.
  • Ability to implement nightly irrigation scheduling.
  • Performs other appropriate tasks assigned by the Golf Course Superintendent.
  • At all times, projects a favorable image of BCC management to promote its aims and objectives. Always maintains a friendly, hospitable and helpful attitude with all members, guests and employees. 

Education:

  • Two or four-year degree in Turf or related field preferred. Recent graduates encouraged to apply
  • Career oriented individual looking to advance in the industry

Employment Standards:      

  • Working knowledge of the maintenance practices for golf course turf; planting, pruning, cultivating and caring for plants, flowers, shrubs and trees; proper use of fertilizers and soil conditioners; herbicides and pest control methods and materials; drainage control methods; and irrigation systems, including wells, pumps and automated controls
  • Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of workers and equipment; prepare clear and concise reports and maintain effective employee and member relations.
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions with a consistent track record of successful reviews.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Current State of California Pesticide Applicators certificate or license or the ability to obtain one within 90 days of employment is required.
  • Knowledge of Rain Bird Cirrus and Microsoft Office.

Physical:       

  • Regularly required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Salary/Benefits:

  • $65,000-$75,000. Salary commensurate with experience
  • Health, life, dental, vision insurance after completion of probationary period
  • Paid vacation and sick leave.
  • GCSAA and local chapter dues paid.
  • Golfing privileges and meals.
  • 401k with employer match after first year.

Work Environment:

  • Regularly works near moving mechanical parts, is exposed to vibration, chemicals, dust and is in outside weather conditions.

Resumes to: Jonathan McCarthy, Superintendent, GCSAA Class A Burlingame Country Club, 80 New Place Road, Hillsborough, Ca.  94010 (650) 343-3147 jon@burlingamecc.org

The Club at ArrowCreek Posted February 5, 2021

Key Responsibilities of the Assistant Superintendent:
• Works with the Superintendent to ensure that the annual golf course maintenance budget and capital plans are maintained and followed.
• Supervises and assists maintenance staff in daily duties.
• Assists in the planning, organizing and direction of the maintenance of putting greens, tees, fairways, roughs, and bunkers.
• Supervises the planting and cultural practices involved in growing various turf grasses, trees and ornamental plants.
• Ensures that equipment is properly maintained. 
• Assists in the procurement of supplies and materials and ensures costs remain within budgetary limitations.
• Keeps records of annual maintenance activities and costs and assists with the preparation of required prepares reports.
• Follows sound purchasing procedures utilizing preferred vendors, when possible.
• Reconciles and provides timely coding of all invoices, payroll and other required documents.
• Coordinates snow removal.
• Ensures all company policies and procedures are followed including compliance with government regulations.
• Ensures associates obtain proper license needed to perform job tasks safely and within city, state, and federal regulations.  Addresses directly all real or perceived environmental concerns.
• Manages department members that may include, but is not limited to: Mechanic, Environmental Technician, Equipment Operator, Foreman, Greenskeeper, and Irrigation Technician.
• Assures that effective orientation and training are given to each new associate.  Develops ongoing training programs.
• Incorporates safe work practices in job performance.   Salary: Compensation: DOE Type: Full Time – Experienced Category: Assistant superintendent Preferred Education: Associates Degree   Email: Robert.Williams@theclubac.com

Cache Creek Casino Resort Posted Feb 5, 2021

Job Title: Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
Department: Golf Supervisor: Superintendent
FLSA Status: Exempt

  • Summary: Oversees the maintenance and construction of the golf course (or courses) and ensures that turf grass is repaired and maintained to established standards. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Works with the Superintendent to ensure that the annual golf course maintenance budget and capital plans are maintained and followed.
  • Supervises and assists maintenance staff in daily duties.
  • Assists in the planning, organizing and direction of the maintenance and construction of
  • putting greens, tees, fairways, roughs, and bunkers.
  • Supervises the planting and cultural practices involved in growing various turf grasses, trees and ornamental plants.
  • Ensures that construction equipment is properly maintained.
  • Assists in the procurement of supplies and materials and ensures costs remain within budgetary limitations.
  • Keeps records of annual maintenance activities and costs and assists with the preparation of required prepares reports.
  • Follows sound purchasing procedures utilizing preferred vendors, when possible.
  • Reconciles and provides timely coding of all invoices, payroll and other required documents.
  • Coordinates snow removal (depending upon facility location).
  • Ensures all company policies and procedures are followed including compliance with government regulations.
  • Ensures associates obtain proper license needed to perform job tasks safely and within city, state, and federal regulations.
  • Addresses directly all real or perceived environmental concerns.
  • Manages department members that may include, but is not limited to: Mechanic,
  • Environmental Tech, Spray Tech, Greenskeepers 1,2,3 and Irrigation Technician.
  • Assures that effective orientation and training are given to each new associate.
  • Develops ongoing training programs.
  • Monitors business volume forecast and plans accordingly in areas of manpower, productivity, costs and other expenses.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining excellent service to achieve guest satisfaction.
  • Communicates any changes or new policies and procedures to the department.
  • Conducts staff meetings with subordinates.
  • Maintains flexibility to take on new and different tasks as directed by the Department Manager.
  • Incorporates safe work practices in job performance.
  • Attends staff meetings.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities
  • Directly supervises the employees in the Golf Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Qualifications
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Experience and/or Education
  • Bachelors degree, Associate’s degree (AA) or equivalent from four or two-year college or technical school; three to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience (Degree preference in agronomy/ horticulture/ plant/soil science). Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Age Requirements: Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
  • Cache Creek Casino Resort Tribal Gaming License. Valid driver’s license. Must acquire a California Pesticide Application License with 90 days of employment. 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 with or without reasonable accommodations. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

If any questions please contact Amy McGary Amcgary@cachecreek.com or (530) 979-6487

Below is the direct link to apply for the position:

https://careers-cachecreek.icims.com/jobs/7067/assistant-golf-course-superintendent/job


Pebble Beach Company open Assistant Superintendent position.

Posted Feb 2, 2021

The salary range is $59k-$65k, and the link directly to the application is the following:

https://pebblebeach.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/8cd5458e-d5fd-89c8-8bbc-b81348f006ba/apply?source=1465932-CS-33823