Assistant Superintendent

Assistant Golf Course Superintendent, 
San Joaquin Country Club 
3484 West Bluff Avenue, Fresno, CA 93711

Posted: July 12, 2019
 
Min. Education: BS or AA in Turfgrass Management, Horticulture, Agronomy or related field
 
Min. Experience: 1-3 years of progressive experience as an Assistant Superintendent and/or internship at respected club(s). Private club experience at a high-end facility is important.
 
Salary: $50,000 – $60,000 (Yearly Salary – Depending on Experience) Also included is a generous benefits package that contains a detailed Medical/Dental/Vision plan. 401K plan. Paid vacation, clothing allowance and golf privileges are also included. Dues and subscriptions to local and national associations as well as continuing education are covered by club. A moving allowance/signing bonus is also available for candidates relocating from out of the area.
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
General Summary
 The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent is responsible for the daily operation and staff management for one of the premier 18-Hole Private Clubs in Central California. Golf Club is located at the gateway to Yosemite National Park and is in close proximity to mountains, hiking, fishing and skiing.
The Assistant Superintendent reports to the Golf Course Superintendent and is accountable for detailed course conditioning, staff development, water management practices, equipment operations, as well as, all chemical & fertilizer applications and fertility programs. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to: leadership within the golf maintenance operation, daily staff scheduling, staff training that emphasizes intricate attention to details in regards to golf course management and the clubhouse grounds, daily course set up, irrigation repair and maintenance as well as maintaining compliance of all regulatory issues.
 
JOB REQUIREMENTS
The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent is responsible for overseeing and providing direction in all aspects of the golf course and grounds facilities administration including course maintenance and human resource management. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Maintain respectful and professional relationships between the golf course management department, members, guests, employees and community
  • Preserve a direct line of communication with Golf Course Superintendent to implement a maintenance schedule that compliments and enhances the membership experience
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic team player with a good attitude is important
  • Position, may at times, require Assistant to work longer than 8 hours per day and/or various weekends
  • Exhibit a strong eye for attention to details
  • Execute water management programs that ensure firm playing conditions
  • Familiarity with Toro Irrigation central and satellite operations
  • Astute familiarity of Common bermudagrass management on fairways, tees and roughs
  • Experience with Creeping bentgrass management on greens in warm summer climate
  • Assist in the development of the facility’s golf course maintenance long/short term objectives, goals, policies and programs
  • Perceptive upkeep and repair to entire clubhouse and entrance grounds
  • Establish and maintain on-going employee training programs
  • Maintain effective cost controls for labor and other expenses
  • Contribute to proactive soil and water chemistry management programs
  • Ensure proper calibration of equipment and applications of chemicals and fertilizers
  • Possess or be able to obtain a valid California Pesticide – Qualified Applicator’s License (QAL) or Qualified Applicator’s Certificate (QAC) within 6 months of employment
 
Emailed resumes and cover letters for job are to be sent to: 

Tommy Masters – San Joaquin CC
tmasters@sjcc.cc
No phone calls please

 

Wolf Creek Golf Club,  403 Paradise Parkway,Mesquite, NV 89027                               Posted June 5, 2019

Email Cover Letter and Resume to Tanner Schoenfelder tanners@golfwolfcreek.com

Description  As a key member of the property’s golf course maintenance team, the Assistant Superintendent reports directlyØ to the Golf Course Superintendent and assists with the day-to-day oversight of the maintenance and agronomic practices of the golf course, adjacent grounds, including but not limited to the clubhouse landscaping and maintenance complex.

Educational Requirements  Two Year Certificate or greater in related fieldØ

Experience Requirements  One or more years of progressive golf course management experience or related fieldØ

Special Requirements  Must have a valid Driver’s License or equivalentØ  Must be able to obtain a Nevada Pesticide licenseØ  This position includes working outdoors in a wide variety of environmental conditionsØ  Must have a strong knowledge and experience of golf course operations, equipment, fertilization/chemical applications and calibration, Irrigation Management and Personnel Management  Must possess basic and computer skillsØ  Passion for the game of golf and the golf business strongly desiredØ  Ability to communicate in Spanish is helpfulØ

Responsibilities  Prepares weekly schedulesØ  Manages proper application and documentation of all chemicals and fertilizersØ  Calibrates and operates pesticide sprayersØ  Responsible for all phases of golf course maintenance as directed by SuperintendentØ  Supervises foreman, irrigation technician, spray technician and other employees in the maintenance departmentØ as needed and instructed by Superintendent  Assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness and aestheticsØ  Assists the Superintendent in preparing short-term and long-term agronomic strategies to maintenance of the golf course daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly fertilization, irrigation, etc. schedules  Assist the superintendent in development, presentation, and documentation of safety meetingsØ  Able to perform related duties as assigned.

About   Wolf Creek Golf Club strives to deliver the “ULTIMATE GOLF EXPERIENCE” to each and every guest. As you are called to the first tee and look down towards the green, you notice a one of a kind canvas. The detail of the striped emerald green fairway below, lined with brilliant white sand bunkers, you instantly know that Wolf Creek is a special place. This is only a small sample of what is yet to come. As you navigate the elevation drops and wandering canyons, you wonder how they create this miraculous golf course, each hole unto its own. After finishing all eighteen holes, you are hard pressed to come up with just one signature hole and more often than not amazed with the picturesque beauty of the course rather than the score you shot. Since opening in 2000, golfers from all over the world have traveled to Wolf Creek Golf Club in Mesquite, Nevada to experience a one of a kind golf adventure. With regularity, Wolf Creek is mentioned as a bucket list course with other courses such as Pebble Beach, Black Wolf Run, and Bandon Dunes. Many major golf publications have ranked Wolf Creek as one of the top public courses in the country. From 2008-2015, Wolf Creek has been a feature course on EA Sports Tiger Woods and the new Rory McIlroy PGA Tour video game. In 2011, Wolf Creek won the prestigious Fan Choice Award naming Wolf Creek the favorite golf course to play by golf fans worldwide. We realize it takes so much more than a beautiful, challenging golf course to be considered the Ultimate Golf Experience. It takes a committed staff dedicated to the small details and the anticipation of your needs. The staff at Wolf Creek is proud to bring you the “ULTIMATE GOLF EXPERIENCE.”

Benefits Golf Privileges Free Lunches at the Club on work days GCSAA and Local Association Dues Local Continuing Education Tournament Volunteer Opportunities Paid Vacations Uniforms + Monthly Uniform Allowance in Pro Shop Paid Cell Phone Bill

Date Available: As Soon As Possible

Salary Range: $45,000-$50,000


 
Assistant Golf Course Superintendent, 
Troon Golf/Silver Creek Valley Country Club (San Jose
Posted May 15, 2019
 
Silver Creek Valley Country Club is a gated community in South/East foothills of San Jose. It was original built in 1992 by golf course architect Ted Robinson and remodeled in 2001 by Mike Strantz. This 18 hole golf course sits on 140 acres with rolling hills and views of the entire bay area. The candidate we are looking for will be self-motivated, with management experience, a great work ethic, good communication skills, and a strong eye for detail.
 
Troon Golf is the largest Golf Management Company in the world and constantly recruiting Superintendents within the company. This is a great opportunity to work for the leaders in all aspect of golf management throughout the world.
 
Position Title:  Assistant Golf Course Superintendent, Reports directly to Golf Course Superintendent
Club:  Troon Golf/Silver Creek Valley Country Club, San Jose, California
Entry Level:   No
Min. Experience:    3-5 years
Min. Education:  Agronomy/turf degree preferred, or in process of obtaining
  • Job Requirements:  3 to 5 years’ experience as a supervisor
  • Have attained, or in process of attaining a CA Pesticide License (QAC or QAL)
  • Rainbird Cirrus knowledge a plus
Salary:  $65,000-$72,000 (based on experience) + bonuses
  • Benefits:  Full medical, dental, visual for individual/family
  • Vacation
  • Lunch provided daily
  • Uniform allowance
  • Golf/club privileges
Send resume to:
Nick Checklenis, Nick@scvcc.com
 

Assistant-In-Training Position
Serrano Country Club
Posted 2/27/19
Description:   Serrano Country Club is a beautiful privately owned club located 35 miles east of Sacramento California.  The course has been open approximately 25 years and has hosted 8 Champion’s Tour events.  It is a busy, thriving club that is looking for a candidate to learn golf management techniques, prepare themselves professionally and personally for future jobs, and to become a member of a team that prepares the golf course to high standards.  The job will encompass tasks such as mowing, fertilizing and chemical applications, irrigation, and administrative functions.  This is a full-time position that can prepare an individual for further golf course managerial positions.  Some weekend work is required as well as overtime hours for some golfing event.
 
Requirements:  The Assistant-in-training will work closely with the superintendent, assistant, mechanic, and irrigation foreman on a daily basis to prepare the golf course for daily play and also golfing tournaments’events.  The AIT will be exposed to all facets of golf course maintenance.  This is a position that will foster the “learn by doing” philosophy and also encourage the candidate to learn academically golf course maintenance principles.  The job requires physical labor including, bending, stooping, standing, lifting, and pulling.  The AIT will also learn to operate riding mowers and tractors in a safe, productive manner.  The AIT can expect to gain experience in crew management, irrigation system operations, budgeting, and project work.
 
Salary:  $36,000 Annually
 
Min Education:  H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
 
Experience:  0-1 year
 
Send Resume to:  sfackler@serranocountryclub.com