SUMMARY: The Assistant golf course superintendent reports direct to the golf course superintendent. Under superintendent supervision, the assistant directs and participates in the maintenance of the courses greens, tees, fairways, rough, and paths; supervises the operation, maintenance, and repair of motorized and other mechanical equipment, and does related work as required. The assistant may serve in the superintendent capacity during his/her absence, and modify daily assignments as needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to the following:
Assists in the planning and supervising the maintenance on course property; schedules work; and supervises the employees and the use of the 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 pumps and irrigation controls, is directly involved with the maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems. Maintain shop working area neat in an orderly fashion, observe and maintain safe working conditions in compliance will all laws Ability to keep current with industry trends, and continue with education and training throughout career Other duties as assigned
ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
· The ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of workers and equipment.
· The ability to communicate and lead in a clear concise manner.
· Working knowledge of maintenance practices for golf course turf; aerating, verticutting, topdressing, seeding, sodding, cultivating, including care for plants, shrubs and trees.
· Must have a good understanding of pest management strategies
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High school diploma required. Technical school certificate or degree in agronomy, horticulture, or turfgrass management preferred, and a minimum of 3-5 years of golf course experience in a management role. Driver license required.
Close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Good communication skills speaking and written required. Frequent standing and some walking at all times. Be able to work in a standing position for long periods up to 5 hours. Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift/move 100 pounds. Continual use of manual dexterity and gross motor skills and frequent use of bi-manual dexterity and fine motor skills.
Applications must be submitted to through company website to be considered.