Assistant Superintendent

BURLINGAME COUNTRY CLUB: Golf Course and Gardens Assistant Superintendent

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 9/25/2020

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 Burlingame Country Club. 80 New Place Road, Hillsborough, Ca.  94010, (650) 343-3147,

**Crow Canyon Country Club Assistant Superintendent

Position Available: 8/12/2020

Private 18 hole course 40,000 annual rounds Bent/Poa Green,

Rye/Poa Tees, Bent/Rye/Poa mix Fairways

Duties Include: Course Maintenance, Fertlizer/Pesticide application, budgeting, purchasing, clubhouse landscaping.

Requirements:  2 year degree, 1-2 years experience in Golf Maintenance, Strong Work Ethic, Pestice Applicator License.

Salary Benefits: Salary range 55,000 to 65,000, Paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid health insurance, education expenses, golfing privileges.

Resumes to: Chris Dubas, Superintendent Crow Canyon country Club