We are currently looking for a motivated individual with a strong work ethic to join our staff. This position along with two other assistants, superintendent, mechanic, and 18 seasonal staff work together to produce the best possible playing conditions for our membership. Liberty National will provide the right candidate the opportunity to advance their career at a state-of-the-art facility while working within a great network and knowledgeable staff.
Liberty National is an 18-hole, private golf club located in Jersey City —adjacent to the Hudson River with views of lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty. The club opened in 2006 and has since hosted several FedEx Cup playoff events and the 2017 Presidents Cup. Most recently Liberty National hosted the 2019 Northern Trust and will again host the first event of the FedEx Cup playoffs this August. The property features USGA A-4 creeping bentgrass putting greens, L-93 tees and fairways, Kentucky bluegrass rough, and a Tahoma 31 bermudagrass practice tee. Numerous renovations and course improvement projects are scheduled to be completed this spring in preparation for the 2021 Northern Trust.
This position will work with the management team to maintain the club on a daily basis, sharpening the conditions of the 160-acre property to championship levels. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Chemical and fertilizer applications
Irrigation repair/operation, including moisture management practices
Course set-up and maintenance for daily play
Supervising and assisting seasonal staff/interns in all cultural practices
We also provide opportunities to volunteer for various tournaments and to be placed in warm climates during the off-season. The candidate will gain experience in tournament preparation leading up to the 2021 Northern Trust.
2021 graduates are encouraged to apply as start date is flexible for the right applicant.
Salary will be competitive for an entry level assistant position in conjunction with free housing.
See the links below for a look into some of our maintenance practices and an aerial view of the golf course. Courtesy of BASF and the PGA Tour.
Free offsite housing (utilities, cable, and internet included)
Clubhouse served lunch
Local and national association dues paid
Continuing education conferences/seminars
Employee discount at Golf Shop
Tournament volunteer opportunities
Job placement opportunities in warm climates during the off-season
Two or four year degree/certificate in Turf Management or related field
At least 1-2 years experience as an intern or Assistant-In-Training preferred
Familiarity with most golf course maintenance equipment
Some chemical application and irrigation repair experience preferred
N.J. Pesticide Applicator License (or ability to obtain one in a timely manner)
Apply through this website or send cover letter and resume to Golf Course Superintendent Greg James, Greg.James@libertynationalgc.com
About Liberty National Golf Club
Liberty National Golf Club stands before America and its symbolic statue as golf's showcase for the best players in the world. Our mission is to create a golf experience for our members and guests that is equivalent to what is withstood by professional golfers playing any major tournaments. Our course is kept in tour level playing conditions on a daily basis. Liberty National Golf Club upholds the highest of standards in the golf industry.