Founded in 1967, Useless Bay Golf and Country Club features one of the Northwest's finest Private 18-hole golf courses. An all-weather, year round golfing facility on Whidbey Island, the course utilizes the foliage, topography, and all-natural water hazards of the Island. UBGCC is a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary golf course.
The right candidate for this opportunity is self-motivated, team player, who comes to work each day looking to improve themselves and the operation. Must be willing to communicate with the Superintendent and other staff to achieve the desired goals. A good attitude with a desire to learn and grow within the industry.
Assist the golf course Superintendent with the daily operations and scheduling.
Perform standard golf course maintenance duties, including fertilizer/pesticide applications, irrigation and drainage repairs, construction, and course set-up.
Train staff how to perform their task safely and efficiently.
Perform daily inspections of the golf course to evaluate turf conditions for quality of play and performance.
Maintain communication with the Superintendent, staff, and the Professional staff as needed.
Assist the Superintendent in administration, project planning, and execution.
Manage the Nimbus II Rainbird Irrigation System (schedule to install a new Rainbird Irrigation System within 5 to 7 years).
Communicate with the Equipment Manager to ensure equipment is ready for use and organized and cleaned at the end of each day.
Enforce and follow rules, guidelines, and company policies.
2- or 4-year degree in Turfgrass Management (or currently pursuing one).
Previous experience in golf course maintenance.
Proficient knowledge of irrigation and drainage systems.
Supervise, motivate, and efficiently manage a crew of 13+ employees.
Flexibility to work overtime, every other weekend during the peak season, holidays that fall on your schedule, and mandatory tournaments.
Experience with spraying fertilizers/pesticides, calibrating equipment, and knowledge of turf products.
Current WA. State Pesticide Applicator's License or can obtain one within 6 months.
Active golfer and be knowledgeable about the game of golf.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits:
Medical Insurance (no dental or vision).
Vacation, Sick, and Holiday pay.
Continuing Educational Opportunities.
National and Local dues paid for.
Discounted meals on property.
$75 reimbursement for cell phone monthly.
Golfing Privileges and use of Clubhouse facilities (exercise room, pool, and tennis courts).