The First Assistant Superintendent reports directly to the Golf Course Superintendent. This position requires advanced knowledge of turfgrass management expertise, obtained through formal education (2 or 4 year turf grass degree) and work experience. Under the supervision of the Golf Course Superintendent, the First Assistant Superintendent directs and participates in the maintenance of golf course greens, tees, fairways and cart paths; supervises the maintenance, operation and repair of motorized golf course equipment, and related work as required. The First Assistant Superintendent may serve in the Golf Course Superintendents capacity during his/her absence.
Assists in planning and supervising the maintenance of greens, tees and fairways; schedules work and supervises the employees and the use of 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; supervises and participates in the operation of pumping stations, and in the maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems.
Assists in personnel management and evaluation, employee safety, personnel discipline and may also modify the daily work schedule based on professional interpretation.
- Working knowledge of the maintenance of golf course greens, tees, fairways;
the seeding and maintenance practices of golf course turf; the planting, cultivation
and pruning of plants, shrubs and trees; the characteristics and proper use of
various fertilizers and soil conditioners; herbicides and pest control methods and
materials; drainage control methods; and irrigation system, including wells,
pumps and automatic controls.
- Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work to achieve the most effective
utilization of workers and equipment; to prepare clear and concise reports; to
maintain effective employee and member relations.
Requires a valid driver’s license
Requires current Oklahoma certification as a pesticide applicator or ability to obtain one in 3 months
The First Assistant Superintendent is expected to participate in continuing education programs to further his/her knowledge of golf course maintenance.
About The Greens Country Club
The Greens Country Club, established in 1972 is located in North West Oklahoma City, OK. The club is currently managed by ICM (Innovative Club Management) which has a fresh, revolutionary, and innovative perspective on club management, breaking from the traditional model of Country Clubs, with services geared specifically towards the changing times and current market demands, while providing members exceptional service and experience. Since addition of ICM, the club has undergone many improvements; greens and bunkers renovation, restaurant renovation, locker room renovations, with many more improvements to be made in the future!