Assistant Superintendent

Second Assistant Superintendent Position Available Immediately!

Valley Club of Montecito

April 5, 2018
The Valley Club of Montecito is an 18 hole private club located in Santa Barbara, CA. The course was designed by Alister MacKenzie and Robert Hunter in 1929. The greens were restored in 2007 by Tom Doak/Renaissance Golf Design. The Valley Club is internationally recognized and is consistently ranked in the top 100 in the United States by several golf course publications.  The Club is scheduled to start an irrigation upgrade in 3-4 weeks. The primary responsibility of the new assistant will be to oversee the installation of the new irrigation system. Once the new system is installed, the assistant will be integrated into our management team overseeing golf course operations.
The successful applicant should possess the following skills; organized, self-starter, computer savvy, excellent written/communication skills, committed to working long hours when needed, and have a positive attitude.
Educational Requirements:  2 or 4 year turf degree
Salary/Benefits:  40K salary, 5K signing bonus, 15K project bonus
On site housing and utilities are included Health, dental and vision care, 401K program club matches 6% gross salary, Professional association dues, and Golfing privileges.
Contact:  Please send resume to Roger Robarge at

Martis Camp Club – Truckee, Ca  

April 5, 2018

Position:  Facilities Landscape Manager / Assistant Superintendent

Educational Requirements:  Applicants should possess a turfgrass management or horticulture degree

Experience Requirements:  Recent golf course management or landscape management experience preferred

Special Requirements:  Martis Camp is seeking a self motivated candidate to fill the role of a landscape manager/assistant superintendent. This individual will work under the supervision of the Golf Course Superintendent and the Senior Assistant Superintendent.

Date Available:  April 16, 2018

Application Instructions:  Email résumé and cover letter to

Salary Range / Benefits:  $46,000- $50,000 annually, Health Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401K with 7% employer match, fitness bonus, department bonus, uniforms, local and national assocaition dues paid, uniforms, golf privileges

Comments:  Martis Camp is a private residential community located in the north Lake Tahoe area. The Tom Fazio designed golf course has Penn A4 putting surfaces, Dominant Plus bentgrass tees, and Kentucky bluegrass fairways. The golf maintenance department manages all of the club amenites landscaped areas.


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:

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   (

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.

Winchester Country Club

January 25, 2018

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.  Winchester features recently resurfaced Pure Distinction bentgrass greens and ryegrass fairways.

Overlooking breathtaking panoramic scenery, Winchester Country Club offers true resort amenities as well as countless recreational opportunities.  Situated at 1800’ in the Sierra Nevada Foothills there are great opportunities for a wide range of interests outside of work.   Hiking, mountain biking, skiing, fishing, hunting, rock climbing and rafting are all easily within an hour drive.

Are you looking for a position that will allow you the opportunity to work with an exceptional team, grow and expand your skills within a company and let you exercise your talents? Are you conscientious, reliable and detail oriented? Come join Troon and Winchester Country Club’s management team and help elevate the Winchester way of life.

 General Purpose:  Oversees the maintenance and construction of the golf course and ensures that turf grass is repaired and maintained to established standards.

 Essential Duties:

  • 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 reports and state compliance.

  • Follows sound purchasing procedures utilizing preferred vendors, when possible.

  • 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.

  • Ensures associates obtain proper license needed to perform job tasks safely and within city, state, and federal regulations. Directly addresses 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.

  • Monitors business volume forecast and plans accordingly in areas of manpower, productivity, costs and other expenses.

  • Regular and reliable attendance.

  • Incorporates safe work practices in job performance.

Education/Experience:  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).

 Physical Demands:  Regularly stands, walks and sits. Regularly uses hands, reaches with arms and hands, talks or hears. Occasionally climbs, balances, stoops, kneels, crouches, crawls, tastes or smells. Regularly lifts up to 50 pounds. Occasionally lifts up to 100 pounds.

 Environment/Noise:  Occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, fumes and/or airborne particles. Frequently works in outdoor weather conditions. Noise level is moderate.


Valid Driver’s License, Qualified Applicator License

 Job Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Preferences:

  • Ability to read and speak English is required in order to perform the duties of the job (e.g. the associates are required to communicate with English speaking customers or co-workers, the manuals for the equipment the associates may use are in English).

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an associate in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.


Uniforms, golf privileges, 401k opportunities, medical, dental and vision benefits

$45,760-$49,000 D.O.E.    Contact   Superintendent Dan Cruse

855.878.9585  Toll Free    530.878.9099  Direct

3030 Legends Drive, Meadow Vista, CA 95722