ERS Assistant Superintendent Postings

Assistant Superintendent
Headwaters Golf Club, Cashiers, NC
Salary: $54,000 - $62,000


Headwaters Golf Club is an exclusive private club in Cashiers, NC known for exceptional golf conditions surrounded by beautiful gardens and landscape. We are looking for a motivated candidate with good leadership skills and a willingness to learn. A candidate who will take ownership of their responsibilities is key to our success.

Job requirements include, but are not limited to:
• Scheduling and directing projects
• Maintenance tasks
• Dispersing daily crew assignments
• Assist Superintendent with establishing and planning maintenance standards and practices
• Assist with chemical and fertilizer applications and have an understanding of water management
• Candidate must have the ability for a highly physical job including lifting, pulling, and carrying heavy objects as well as walking long distances
• Candidate must also have the ability to complete calculations necessary for chemical and fertilizer rates and calibrations
• The ability to operate heavy equipment is preferred but not a requirement
• Education requirement is a certificate, two-year degree, or four-year degree in turfgrass management, horticulture, or related field

Benefits include:
• Paid health insurance premiums
• PTO
• Paid vacation days
• Association dues
• Paid conferences and seminars
• Clothing allowance
• Golfing privileges

To Apply:
Email resume to Scott Conlin, Golf Course Superintendent at scottconlin@frontier.com

 

 

Assistant Superintendent
Linville Golf Club, Linville, NC
Salary: $50,000 - $60,000 (DOE)
Application Deadline: 4/1/2023

Linville Golf Club is a private 18-hole, original Donald Ross championship golf course designed in 1924. With a heritage dating back to 1892, Linville is the oldest golf club in North Carolina. The golf course is maintained at a championship level with high golfer expectations. Linville has a rich history and culture that makes Linville Golf Club an extraordinary destination for members and employees.

A qualified applicant needs to be highly motivated, open-minded, willing to learn, and have strong leadership qualities. All applicants must have a 2-year degree and/or equivalent certificate in the turfgrass industry. The candidate will need a North Carolina pesticide license or be able to obtain one within 90 days. Prior experience as an assistant superintendent is preferred.

Linville Golf Club offers an excellent benefit package including group health insurance, a 401(k) plan, coverage of educational and professional association(s) costs, paid time off, and a uniform allowance. Temporary housing is available.

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Scott Watson, Golf Course Superintendent, at scott@linvillegolfclub.com

 

 

 

Assistant Superintendent
Congaree, Ridgeland, SC
Salary: $50,000 - $57,000
Application Deadline: Open until filled


Congaree is an 18-hole private golf club located in Ridgeland, South Carolina. Designed by world famous golf course architect, Tom Fazio. Congaree opened in 2018 and quickly garnered the reputation of being one of the Southeast’s best golf clubs. Currently ranked #39 in “America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses”, Golf Digest has also recognized Congaree as being the “Best new Course for 2018.” In June, 2021 Congaree hosted the PGA’s Palmetto Championship. The property has Champion Bermuda greens with TifGrand Bermuda tees, fairways, and surrounds that are framed by large expanses of sandy waste areas and wonderous live oak trees. More than just world class conditions and a true test of golf, Congaree’s mission is as unique as the 2,200-acre property. Helping the local community in poverty-stricken areas, Congaree has partnered with programs that assist children and families in need. The Global Golf Initiative was founded at Congaree. Its purpose fulfills the potential of disadvantaged high school students, who have a passion for golf and good academic standing, by providing them with educational, vocational, and golf-instruction aid.

Job Description:
Qualified candidates will work closely, in a team atmosphere, with the Golf Course Superintendent and Senior Assistant to manage the staff of 30 employees. Duties would include but are not limited to: pesticide and fertilizer applications, course set up, water management, crew management, record keeping, and scheduling. This would be an excellent opportunity for individuals wanting to learn what it takes to manage a championship caliber golf course.

Educational Requirements: A 2-or 4-year degree or certificate in agronomy horticulture/plant soil sciences is required.

Experience Requirements: 1+ years of golf course maintenance experience is required.

Job Benefits:
• Health insurance
• Paid Vacation/ holiday/ sick time
• Matching 401k after 1 year
• Club provided meals when open
• Uniforms
• Golfing privileges
• Paid dues for local and national associations

Interested applicants should email resume to David Barrett, Superintendent at dbarrett@congareegc.com

 

 

Assistant Superintendent
Cherokee Plantation, Yemassee, SC
Salary: $55,000++ Commensurate with Experience
Application Deadline: Open until filled

Cherokee is one of the most exclusive sporting plantations in the world. It’s currently ranked 2 in SC “Private Courses” by Golf Week and 17 in “America's Top 50 Greatest Golf Retreats” by Golf Digest. The Plantation sits on 7,000 acres located in the Low Country of SC between Charleston and Beaufort. Cherokee offers Golf, Hunting, and Equestrianism to our 22 members and their guests. With only 800 golf rounds played annually, along with closing from June through August, Cherokee will provide a great learning opportunity.

The course was designed by Donald Steel and opened in 1999. In 2000, Cherokee hosted a Shell’s Wonderful of Golf with David Duvall and Ernie Els. During the summer of 2021, the course underwent an extensive renovation. The renovation included a new Toro Lynx irrigation system, XGD drainage, sand capping the fairways, tees, and approaches, and new grass installed. The fairways were converted to Zorro Zoysia. The tees and approaches were converted to Prizm Zoysia. Future summer projects will include more XGD drainage, tee and bunker additions, and more renovations already underway.

The successful applicant will be a self-motivated individual demonstrating strong communication skills as necessary to support the Superintendent with all aspects of personnel management. Duties will also include the application of pesticides in a precise, accurate, and timely manner. Inventory will be maintained in an organized manner, including the handling and disposal of those pesticides. Safe operation and calibration of equipment are essential. The applicant should possess a thorough understanding of the daily requirements of golf course operations, golfers' expectations, and playing conditions while being dedicated to continuous improvement of the course. The qualified applicant will have a minimum of a two-year degree in Turf Management (or related field) with experience in golf course maintenance. A South Carolina Pesticide Applicator License (or ability to acquire one) and a valid S.C. driver's license with clear record are also required.

Benefits include yearly bonus, health insurance (100% paid for by club), 401-K 6% match, 2- weeks’ vacation, 1-week sick leave starting the first year, uniforms, paid dues to GCSAA and local Chapter, and a great team of co-workers.

Interested applicants should email resume to Charlie Spears, Superintendent at charlie@cherokeeplantation.com

 

 

 

Assistant Superintendent
Holly Tree Country Club, Simpsonville, SC
Salary: $50,000 DOE
Application Deadline: Open until filled


Located in Simpsonville South Carolina Holly Tree was designed by George Cobb in1973. The course has a master plan from Jeff Lawerance to redo greens complex in near future, as well as many other upgrades to the course. Holly Tree has a full scale of amenities including driving range and short game area, tennis courts, and a pool area. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to work alongside the superintendent and other assistant superintendents. The assistant will be involved in short and long term planning and yearly budget process.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Managing Bentgrass Greens in Summer months
• Chemical and fertilizer applications
• Irrigation maintenance and repair
• Daily maintenance of golf course
• Set up daily/weekly work schedules
• Crew management
• Record keeping

Educational Requirements:
• Certificate or 2 year Turfgrass Management Degree required

Special Requirements:
• Individual must have the ability to train and oversee employees and possess the ability to adapt to change.
• Obtain Spray License within 90 days.

A Comprehensive Benefits Package includes:
• Paid holiday
• Sick time
• 401K
• Term life insurance paid for by club and the ability to obtain short and long term disability
• Dental
• Vision
• Uniforms Provided
• Paid time off after 1 year of service
• Golf Privileges
• Discounted lunches
• Local, Regional, and National association membership
• Continuing education opportunities

Email Resume to Paul Lewis, Golf Course Superintendent at p.lewis@hollytreecountryclub.com



 

Assistant Superintendent
Carolina National Golf Club, Bolivia, NC
Salary: $50,000 (DOE)
Application Deadline: Open until filled

GreatLIFE Golf is one of the largest Golf Course Ownership / Management Companies in the country with over 50 golf courses in multiple states.  If you’re looking for a fun and casual career in sports and entertainment, this may be the position for you!  Feel free to check out our website for more information about who we are as a company and what services we offer to evaluate if your values match ours! com

Carolina National Golf Club located in beautiful Bolivia, NC is seeking a full time, salaried Golf Course Assistant Superintendent to join our team.  This position will come with a full benefits package to include Medical, Dental and Vision coverage as well as Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay.  Please see a general job description below and should you feel your knowledge, education and experience could be a match, apply today! 

Job Descriptions:  Oversees the maintenance and construction of the 27 hole golf course and ensures that turf grass is repaired and maintained to established standards.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Works with the Superintendent to ensure that annual golf course maintenance budget and capital plans are maintained and followed.
• Supervises and assists maintenance staff in daily duties.
• Assists in the planning, organizing and direction of the maintenance and construction of putting greens, tees, fairways, roughs and bunkers.
• Ensures all grounds and course maintenance equipment is properly maintained.
• Supervises all planting, fertilizing and care of turf, plants, shrubs, trees and other facilities on the golf course.
• Records all maintenance on course.
• Assists superintendent in preparing annual budget for department; takes corrective action as necessary to help assure that budget goals are met.
• Maintains course in proper playing condition.
• Ensures all associates obtain proper license needed to perform job tasks safely and within city, state and federal regulations.
• Communicates as necessary with other departments to discuss conditions of facilities, maintenance plans and scheduled events.
• Assists with snow removal.
• Incorporates safe work practices in job performance
• Regular & reliable attendance
• Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee of this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Degree/Licenses:
Associates degree (AA) or equivalent form a two year college or technical school; or three to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination and experience.  Degree preference in agronomy/horticulture/plant/soil science.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Regularly required to have full range of mobility in upper and lower body; be able to reach overhead; be able to work in various positions, including stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time; be able to lift, pull and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks and is frequently able to lift 50 pounds of weight through the work day and occasionally lifts up to 100 pounds. Employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions, chemicals, pesticides, gasoline, vibration, mechanical hazards and electrical hazards. Work extended hours during golf season.

Please Note: The chosen candidate will be required to successfully complete a comprehensive Background Check  as a condition of employment.
 
Apply:  To apply for this position click here

 

 

 

 

Assistant Superintendent
Legend Oaks Golf Club, Summerville, SC
Salary: $48,000 - $50,000
Application Deadline: Open until filled


Legend Oaks is seeking the right candidate to assist the Superintendent in the maintenance of an 18 hole championship golf course with Diamond Zoysia greens. The right candidate will be responsible for chemical applications, fertilizer applications, irrigation repair and supervision of the maintenance staff. The right candidate will have a minimum an Associates Degree in Turfgrass Science or some related field. The right candidate will have a minimum of 3 years experience in the golf course maintenance industry.

Benefits include partial paid insurance, discounts on meals and merchandise, staff uniforms, vacation and sick pay after a qualifying amount of time.

Interested applicants may email resume to Richard W. Smith, Golf Course Superintendent at rsmith@legendoaksgolf.com

 

 

 

Assistant Superintendent
Port Royal Golf and Racquet Club, Hilton Head Island, SC
Salary: $50,000 +
Application Deadline: Open until filled

Port Royal Golf and Racquet Club is searching for an Assistant Superintendent to help lead our team on our 36 hole private and resort facility.

The duties of the Assistant Superintendent will include: work closely with the GCS to ensure member and guest expectations are met. Implement agronomic plan for Champion Bermuda greens and 419 tees, fairways and roughs. Assign jobs and monitor staff on golf courses and grounds. Pesticide and fertilizer application. Inventory and record keeping. Operation and adjustment of Toro irrigation software. Irrigation repair and maintenance. Other duties as assigned.

Education and experience: 2 year certificate in Turf or related field. Strong work history in the field. Possess or have the ability to obtain a South Carolina pesticide applicators license.

Compensation and benefits: 50,000+ DOE Health,dental,vision insurance PTO Paid holidays Local and national dues Continued education

To Apply: Please submit cover letter and resume to Charlie Duncan, Golf Course Superintendent at cduncan@heritagegolfgroup.com  or call 843-422-4652.

 

 

 

(2) Assistant Superintendent
Carolina Trace Country Club, Sanford, NC
Salary: $45,000 - $55,000
Application Deadline: Open until filled

Carolina Trace Country Club is currently looking to fill two Assistant Superintendent vacancies. 

General Responsibilities:
• Assists in planning and supervising the maintenance of greens, tees and fairways; 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 and maintenance of pumps, irrigation systems, central computer, and drainage systems.
• Assists in personnel management (record-keeping) and evaluation, employee safety, personnel discipline/conflict resolution, seasonal employee hiring, and may also modify the daily work schedule based on professional interpretation.
• Scout golf course for disease, nutrient response and longevity, soil moisture, and course details as defined by superintendent.
• Communication with related departments.
• Record keeping of all pesticide and fertilizer applications and man hours.
• Maintain organization and cleanliness of maintenance facility.
• Teach/train seasonal staff.
• Lead crew to successfully complete projects.
• 2-3 years experience in Golf Course Maintenance.
• Min 2-year College Agronomy Degree preferred.
• Knowledge of regulatory requirements and record keeping as required by local, state and federal laws.
• Possession of a valid driver's license.
• Require current state certification or licensing as a pesticide applicator. (Obtain within 90 Days).
• Proven leadership capabilities.

To Apply:
Email resume to Eric Graveen, Superintendent at egraveen@carolinatracecc.com

 

 

Assistant Superintendent
Forest Oaks Country Club, Greensboro, NC
Salary: $45,000 - $50,000


Forest Oaks Country Club is located just a few miles Southeast of Greensboro, NC. We are currently a Semi-Private club that is focused on expanding our membership and continuing to get back to the level that Forest Oaks was once at. Forest Oaks was home to the PGA Tour’s Greater Greensboro Open (currently the Wyndham Championship) from 1977-2007. We are seeking a motivated individual that has a love for golf and golf course maintenance and thrives working in a team environment.

Course Facts:
•  A1/A4 Bentgrass Greens
•  TifSport Bermuda Collars/Tees/Fairways/Rough
•  Zeon Zoysia Tees (shaded areas)
•  10 Acres of Tall Fescue in native areas

The job duties would include but are not limited to:
• Communicates with the Superintendent daily to make sure that daily tasks are performed by staff in a timely and efficient manner and are completed to the standard of Forest Oaks Country Club
• Helps the Superintendent develop the agronomic plans each year for Greens, Tees, Fairways, etc...
• Handle adversity and multiple tasks at once
• Handle the day-to-day operations of the course and crew
• Fertilizer/Pesticide applications and appropriate Record keeping
• Fertilizer/Pesticide Inventory
• Fuel Usage Logging
• Must be able to assume the Superintendents role in his absence

Job Requirements:
• Must be able and willing to work Weekdays, Weekends, and Holidays
• Must be able to work in harsh weather conditions, including heat, rain, snow, or cold
• Must possess the physical characteristics to perform the tasks required by the job

Educational Requirements:
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• A certificate, 2-4 year degree in Turfgrass or a related field is a plus but may not be required with strong industry work background
• Strong work history in our Industry
• Must be able to possess a NC pesticide applicators license within 90 days

Compensation & Benefits:
• $45,000-$50,000 depending on Experience
• Dues and memberships paid to CGCSA and GCSAA
• Continuing education seminars paid
• 2 weeks' Vacation

Resume Submission:
Please send cover letter and resume to Eric Hutchins, Golf Course Superintendent, ehutchins@forestoakscountryclub.com.

 

 

Assistant Superintendent
MacGregor Downs Country Club, Cary, NC
Salary: DOE
Application Deadline: Open until filled

Located in Cary, NC MacGregor Downs Country Club designed by Willard Byrd. Opening in 1967, this Golf Course has much to speak for itself within its unique design and signature holes. Owned and Operated by Concert Golf Partners, MDCC is 1 of 28 other clubs in the country. There is great opportunity to progress a career within the company. A “Champion” Ultra-Dwarf Greens renovation was completed in 2015, as well as the addition of a new Pump House with Fertigation. In 2021 a Bunker Renovation "Soil Cement" was completed, allowing excellent water retention and flow.

The qualified Assistant Superintendent will report directly to the Superintendent and is responsible for the guidance and leadership of all daily Golf Course Operations as well as Club Ground Operations. Strong leadership and crew relationship skills are required in order to maintain the Property with high expectations and attention to detail. The Candidate must be highly motivated, hardworking, and passionate into progressing their career into a Golf Course Superintendent. The ideal candidate must be able to work on a weekend and Holiday Rotation.

Responsibilities:
• Working closely with Golf Course Superintendent.
• Management of crew and daily operations.
• Involved with assisting daily set-up and course preparations.
• Must be able to calibrate and apply Chemical and Fertilizer applications when needed.
• Conduct and implementing training and safety standards in order to operate effectively and efficiently.
• Proper record keeping of Chemical and Fertilizer applications.
• Observing Golf Course Conditions and directly communicate with superintendent, as well as Mechanic.

Requirements:
• Must have a 2- or 4-year degree in Agronomy or Turfgrass Management.
• Must have Prior Golf Couse experience.
• Must have, or be able to obtain, a NC Pesticide Applicators License within 90 days.
• Must have Strong decision-making skills and be able to lead the crew into establishing Course and Club Ground operations at a high level of standard.
• Must be able to coordinate and problem solve in a professional manor.

Benefits:
• PTO
• Heath and Dental insurance available
• 401K benefits

Apply:
• Email resume to Justin Hipps, Golf Course Superintendent at jhipps@macgregordowns.org

 

 

Assistant Superintendent
Orangeburg Country Club, Orangeburg, SC
Salary: $45,000 - $50,000


We are looking for a highly motivated individual with the ability to set up daily/weekly work schedules as well as managing the crew. Other responsibilities include irrigation but are not limited to repair, chemical and fertilizer applications, and daily maintenance. The assistant will be involved in short and long term planning and yearly budget process. Must have the ability to train employees and adapt to change.

• Educational Requirements: Minimum 2 year Degree in Turfgrass Management required.

• Experience Requirements: At least one year on a golf course.

• Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes 401(k), BCBS medical coverage, Delta Dental coverage, Superior Vision coverage, both company-paid basic life insurance for employees, and optional employee-paid life insurance for employees, spouses and children. Employees enrolled in our BCBS medical insurance also receive Delta Dental insurance at no cost. Employees are eligible to participate in Pretax and/or Roth 401(k) the day they start with our company.

• Application Instructions: Email resume to Alex Tolbert, Superintendent at atolbert@orangeburgcc.com.

 

Assistant Superintendent
Bright's Creek Golf Club, Mill Spring, NC
Salary: $45,000 - $55,000
Application Deadline: Open until filled

Bright's Creek Golf Club is a private gated community located in western North Carolina in Mill Spring. The course was designed by Tom Fazio and reopened in 2020. Before reopening the Better Billy Bunker system was installed to the green side bunkers, all sand in the fairway bunkers replaced and most all irrigation valves were replaced. The club is currently building an amenities center which includes a pool, fitness center, events area and bowling alley. The club is looking to hire an Assistant Superintendent to help manage our grounds staff and provide excellent playing conditions for our membership. There is the possibility for temporary housing on site.

Requirements:
• Two or four year degree in a turf related field
• Previous experience as an Assistant or AIT is preferred
• Work weekends and holidays as needed
• Maintain a pesticide license
• Strong work ethic and self motivated
• Reliable attendance

Responsibilities:
• Crew management
• Manage bentgrass greens in summer heat
• Apply chemicals and fertilizers in a responsible manor
• Setup and calibrate sprayers and spreaders
• Maintain chemical records and daily work log
• Act as Superintendent in his absence
• Provide a safe work environment for staff
• Irrigation operation, maintenance and repair
• Assist the Superintendent in all areas of course management

Benefits:
• Health Insurance
• Dental Vision
• Vacation
• Sick days
• Association memberships
• Uniforms
• Lunches
• Golf privileges and use of amenities center

To Apply:
Email resume to Paul Beam, Golf Course Superintendent at pbeam@brightscreekclub.com

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
The Windermere Club, Blythewood, SC
Salary: $33,000 - $40,000 (DOE)
Application Deadline: Open until filled

 

The Windermere Club is located in Blythewood, SC and is an 18 hole golf course designed by Pete Dye. We are looking for a strong leader who can direct and participate in the maintenance of the golf course including; tees, greens, fairways, bunkers, cart paths and the rough, as well as supervise the maintenance and repair of equipment. Must be able to multitask and assist the superintendent in supervising the crew and dispersing daily crew work assignments.

Benefits include paid time off and holiday pay. 

This is a great opportunity for anyone that has previous work experience on the golf course and is looking to enhance their career in turfgrass. 

If  you are interested in this position please contact Chip Martin, Golf Course Superintendent at mgcs864@gmail.com or by phone at 864-263-0749.

 

 

 

 

Assistant Superintendent
Carolina Trace Country Club, Sanford, NC
Salary: $40,000 - $45,000
Application Deadline: Open until filled


General Responsibilities:
• Assists in planning and supervising the maintenance of greens, tees and fairways; 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 and maintenance of pumps, irrigation systems, central computer, and drainage systems.
• Assists in personnel management (record-keeping) and evaluation, employee safety, personnel discipline/conflict resolution, seasonal employee hiring, and may also modify the daily work schedule based on professional interpretation.
• Scout golf course for disease, nutrient response and longevity, soil moisture, and course details as defined by superintendent
• Communication with related departments
• Record keeping of all pesticide and fertilizer applications and man hours
• Maintain organization and cleanliness of maintenance facility
• Teach/train seasonal staff
• Lead crew to successfully complete projects
• 2-3 years experience in Golf Course Maintenance
• Min 2-year College Agronomy Degree preferred
• Knowledge of regulatory requirements and record keeping as required by local, state and federal laws
• Possession of a valid driver's license
• Require current state certification or licensing as a pesticide applicator. (Obtain within 90 Days)
• Proven leadership capabilities

To apply email resume to Eric Graveen, Superintendent at egraveen@carolinatracecc.com.

 


 

Assistant Superintendent
Players Club at St. James, Southport, NC
Salary: $50,000
Application Deadline: Open until filled


We're hiring a Full Time  Assistant Superintendent in Southport, North Carolina. At Troon, we believe our associates are our greatest strength and competitive advantage. There’s an exciting new opportunity for you at The Clubs at St James. Ideal candidates have a genuine passion for leadership. As Assistant Superintendent, you will be responsible for providing incredible guest service and member experiences by assisting with the day-to-day oversight of the maintenance and agronomic practices of the golf course and adjacent grounds. Ideal candidates have flexible schedules with availability to occasionally work weekends and holidays, as needed.  Our team has made a conscious effort to ensure strong protocols are in place to keep you and our patron’s safe, so you can focus on the customer experience and property management. For more information on our open opportunities, apply today by clicking here!

Responsibilities:
• Supervises and trains foreman, irrigation/spray technician and other employees in the maintenance department
• Prepares weekly schedules for foreman, irrigation/spray technician and other employees in the maintenance department
• Monitors inventory of all maintenance equipment and the use of the equipment, preventative maintenance schedule, and safety training
• Works closely with Superintendent in managing annual budget and maintenance record keeping
• Works closely with 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
• Calibrates and operates pesticide sprayers
• Institute and implement all Troon Human Resources guidelines
• Assists Superintendent in informing members about present and future maintenance activities
• Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor or manager

Education and Experience Requirements:
• 1-3 years turf grass management experience required
• Supervisory experience required
• A four-year college degree preferred, but not required
• Must hold pesticide applicator license, or be able to obtain within 6 months of hire
• GCSAA Member or apprentice preferred, but not required
• Knowledge of budgeting and expense management
• Must possess basic computer skills – Word and Excel
• Must have a strong business aptitude and passion for the golf business
• Must be highly organized and efficient with a high attention to detail
• Must have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
• Must Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Working Conditions:
• Physical activity including long periods (6-8 hours) of standing, walking, bending, and scooping
• Regularly to reach with arms and hands
• Occasionally will be required to lift up to 30lbs.
• Specific vision abilities include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, and depth perception
• Moderate exposure to extreme cold, heat, working outdoors, chemicals, pesticides, gasoline, vibration, pollen, dust, mechanical hazards and electrical hazards
• Noise level is typically moderate to loud
• Work extended hours during golf and holiday season
• Work weekends and holidays

About The Clubs at St James:
Located on the coast of North Carolina, The Clubs at St James is one of the top private residential golf communities in the Coastal Carolinas. St James offers Members 81 holes of golf, six distinct restaurants, 13 Har-Tru tennis courts, a marina, and multiple state-of-the-art fitness facilities featuring both indoor and outdoor aquatics, and a private beach club. St James takes pride in member satisfaction and making any golf outing or social event a truly memorable occasion. For more information, please visit: https://www.theclubsatstjames.com/

About Troon: Troon started as one facility in 1990 and has since grown to become the world’s largest professional club management company. We offer careers around the world at all levels of golf operations, opportunities for professional development, growth opportunities and a comprehensive benefits package. Our goal is to create extraordinary guest and member experiences through personalized service, consistency, and uncompromising attention to detail. For more information about the Troon Experience, please visit https://www.troon.com/.

 

 

 

Assistant Superintendent
Mount Vintage Golf Club, North Augusta, SC
Salary: $40,000
Application Deadline: Open until filled


Mount Vintage Golf Club is a public 27 hole golf course in a very nice community located in beautiful Edgefield county. We have G-12 Champion ultra-dwarf greens, 419 tees, fairways, and rough.

Applicants should have at least 3 years of golf course maintenance experience and be able to obtain a SC pesticide license within 90 days. The assistant will work closely with the Golf Course Superintendent and must be able to run the show when the superintendent is not on property.

Benefits apply after 60 days of hire date which consist of health insurance and paid vacation of one week after one year of service, after 3 years - 2 weeks, and after 5 years you get 3 weeks.

All applicants should send resume by email to Chris Hargrove, Golf Course Superintendent at  chrisdhargrove1981@gmail.com
 

 

 

Assistant Superintendent
River Oaks Golf Club, Statesville, NC
Salary: $32,000 - $35,000
Application Deadline: 4/1/2023

The assistant superintendent is a key position and second in command within the Golf Course Maintenance Department. You will work directly with the Golf Course Superintendent to help develop a daily work schedule and coordinate the related activities and necessary equipment with the staff. You will be responsible for the training, supervising and reviewing of golf course employees along with supervision of construction projects and specific maintenance activities on the golf course and club grounds.

Specifically, the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent must:
• Help promote player satisfaction through quality maintenance and communications.
• Thoroughly assist in all safety training needs and procedures.
• Orientates each individual crewmember to obtain a thorough understanding of their job classification, objectives and duties.
• Works with the Superintendent and other key staff members to constantly improve the golf course, club grounds, maintenance facility and compound, plus all safety programs.
• Continues educational development by reading selected materials, attending local turf seminars and playing golf.
• Help schedule and supervise the daily operations of the maintenance crew.
• Train, motivate and supervise the staff in a capable manner.

Benefits:
• 100% health coverage on employee
• Association dues

To Apply:
Email resume to Chad Wyrick, Superintendent at jc_wyrick@charter.net

 

Assistant Superintendent
Woodside Country Club, Aiken, SC
Salary: $20 per hour + Overtime
Application Deadline: 2/15/2023

Assistant Golf Course Superintendent responsible for assisting the Superintendent in the operating functions of the Golf Course Maintenance Department.

The operating functions could include: Turfgrass/plant material maintenance programs, property/asset management, assisting with forecasting and expense management, scheduling and maintenance of irrigation systems, pesticide applications, related recordings, and compliance of regulatory issues as directed by the Superintendent. Reporting to the Superintendent.

Day to Day Operations:
Assist Golf Course Superintendent in providing agronomic direction for the healthy growth of the golf course clubhouse grounds grasses, trees, wetlands, and other plant materials. As directed, supervise the crew, and assist with job scheduling and responsibilities. Supervise the application and recording of chemical applications on the clubs grounds in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations. Attend regular meetings as directed with management and employees to review club operations, maintenance and golf activities schedules, and safety environmental issues. Supervise the safe use and maintenance of the golf course mechanical equipment by employees. Assist in implementing maintenance programs set by the Golf Course Superintendent. Ensure staff is working within OSHA, club safety, state, and federal guidelines for safe working conditions. Provide technical, operational, and safety training for employees as directed.

All the other stuff we do: Because of the fluctuating demands of the Clubs operation, it may be necessary that each employee perform a multitude of different functions therefore, as an essential part of your job, you will be expected to help others when the occasion arises, just as other employees are expected to help you. Accordingly, you may be expected to perform other tasks as needed or as directed. Adhere to all the various company, club and department written mandatory standards of operations, policies and procedures, manuals, memos, oral instructions, etc., all of which go to make up the essential functions of the job. Ability to communicate effectively with proper grammar. Ability to work well under pressure, coordinating multiple tasks at any given time. Must possess a great attention to detail and be able to communicate with staff as well as Members/Guests. Responsible for maintaining good conduct and safe working habits while in all areas and assuring that all others are acting safely. 

Job requirements:
• 1-3 years in Golf Course Maintenance.
• A 2-year degree preferably in Agronomy/Horticulture field a plus.
• Pesticide Applicators License.
• Provide input and knowledge of result expectations.
• Confidentiality of Club, company, national acts, and personnel information.
• Continued education through seminars, educational sessions and conferences.
• Must have technical and working knowledge of all equipment, products, and other resources related to Golf Course operations and to implement these resources to the level of quality as established by company standards and Club expectations.

To apply: Email your resume to Ryan McNamara, superintendent at ryan.mcnamara@invitedclubs.com

 

Assistant Superintendent
Ocean Ridge Plantation Golf, LLC
Salary: Based on Experience
Application Deadline: Open until filled


The Big Cats at Ocean Ridge Plantation Golf is seeking a full-time Assistant Superintendent/Foreman to assist with the maintenance of one of our award-winning golf courses.

Responsibilities include:
• Turf grass/plant material maintenance programs
• Daily course set-up
• Ensuring equipment is operating correctly and properly maintained
• Personnel scheduling and management
• Safety Management
• Pesticide applications and related recordings and compliance of regulatory issues

Requirements:
• Experience preferred but willing to consider recent graduate from a turf management program.
• Knowledge of bent grass, irrigation systems and pesticide license very helpful.

Benefits:
• Employee benefits include health insurance  
• 401k
• Voluntary benefits
• Disability plans
• Holiday pay and
• Paid Time Off

And, of course, free golf for you and your spouse!
 

Apply:
Apply by sending your resume to resumes@thecoastalcompanies.com or call 910-755-9801.

 

 

 

Second Assistant Superintendent
Diamond Creek Golf Club, Banner Elk, NC
Salary: $44,000 - $50,000

Diamond Creek is seeking an Assistant Superintendent to join our agronomist team. This person will work alongside the Superintendent and the Assistants who handle all daily operations of the course. The course features cool-season grasses with bentgrass greens, tees, and fairways. The rough is Kentucky bluegrass with the secondary rough being fine fescue. Candidates must be reliable, self-motivated, and willing to learn. The Second Assistant will work in unison with the Superintendent and his Assistants when making operational decisions and developing agronomic schedules to efficiently manage a team of over 30 people. The maintenance team takes a great deal of pride in presenting a perfectly maintained championship-caliber golf course every day. Our goal for the Assistant Superintendent is for them to acquire the skills necessary to excel and position themselves to reach their highest career potential.

Diamond Creek is an 18-hole, private golf club located in the mountain town of Banner Elk, North Carolina. The Tom Fazio design opened in 2003 and currently sits at number 86 on Golf Digest’s America’s Greatest Golf Courses. Banner Elk is a rapidly growing town located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and sits in the center of the Pisgah National Forrest. With its cool summer temperatures, there are plenty of hiking trails, mountain biking trails, and rivers for all types of fishing and rafting. In the winter, Banner Elk sits between the two largest ski resorts in North Carolina – Sugar Mountain and Beech Mountain. Appalachian State University in Boone, NC is a 30-minute drive from Banner Elk, and Johnson City, TN is about an hour’s drive. These areas as well as Banner Elk, offer college town festivities, sporting events, shopping, restaurants, nightlife, and cultural events.

Benefits Package Includes:
- Health Insurance
- Paid Vacation / Paid Holiday
- 401k after 1 Year
- Club provided meals
- Uniforms
- Golfing Privileges
- Paid local and national dues
- Continuing education opportunities

To apply, email resume to Jake Manis, Superintendent at jmanis@diamondcreekgc.com

 

Second Assistant Superintendent
Clubs at St. James Plantation, Southport, NC
Salary: DOE


Key Responsibilities of the 2nd Assistant Superintendent:
• Performs routine safety inspections on all spraying and fertilizer equipment.
• Reads, understands and keeps current up-to-date material safety data sheets (MSDS).
• Maintains chemical storage and mixing areas in compliance with governmental regulations.
• Responsible for ensuring the safety and direction of chemical/fertilizer handlers and/or helpers.
• Maintains log of applications and files related reports.
• Responsible for hand spraying and maintaining proper mixing amounts and application techniques.
• Keeps up-to-date in knowledge of chemicals/fertilizers that are being applied.
• Ensures proper calibration of all spraying/fertilizing equipment.
• Supervises and assists maintenance staff in daily duties.
• Ensures all company policies and procedures are followed including compliance with government regulations.
• Ensures associates obtain proper license needed to perform job tasks safely and within city, state, and federal regulations.
• Addresses directly all real or perceived environmental concerns.
• Assists with interviewing, hiring, training, planning, assigning, and directing work, evaluating performance, rewarding, and disciplining associates; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
• Manages department members that may include, but is not limited to: Environmental Technician.
• Assures that effective orientation and training are given to each new associate. Develops ongoing training programs.
• Monitors business volume forecast and plans accordingly in areas of manpower, productivity, costs and other expenses.
• Incorporates safe work practices in job performance.
• Regular and reliable attendance.
• Performs other duties as required.

 

To apply click on this link https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/TRO1001TROO/JobBoard/2b13054b-60bb-410d-9136-e52c1c7d9720/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=67aae13a-0150-43b7-8e25-7ce296c1fe8e

 

 

Second Assistant Superintendent/Irrigation Specialist
Beau Rivage Golf & Resort, Wilmington, NC
Salary: $40,000 - $45,000


The Second Assistant/Irrigation Specialist will work under the supervision of the golf course superintendent and assistant golf course superintendent.  He/She will be responsible for the programming, operation and maintenance of the golf course irrigation system and controls. Responsibilities will include all facets of course maintenance with a primary focus on irrigation.

Specific tasks will include, but are not limited to:
• Designing, implementing and maintaining mechanical and electrical components of course and grounds irrigation systems
• Repairing equipment associated with irrigation
• Performing preventive maintenance on equipment associated with irrigation
• Maintaining complete records on all equipment maintenance associated with irrigation
• Controlling expenses associated with irrigation equipment and activities
• Maintaining inventory of parts needed for irrigation equipment
• Irrigating all grounds as needed or scheduled
• Performing all record-keeping relative to irrigation system including weather and rainfall data
• Assisting in recording fertilizer and pesticide applications
• Grading and preparing soil base
• Laying sod and seeding greens
• Tees and fairways
• Attending staff meetings  
• Performing other appropriate tasks assigned by the Golf Course Superintendent

Functions:
• Waters greens, tees, fairways and roughs.
• Conducts monthly checks of all sprinkler heads on the golf course to maintain full coverage on turf.
• Maintains and operates irrigation heads in dry areas needing additional water.
• Operates, maintains and repairs a complex irrigation system including the main pump house, isolation valves, electrical system, irrigation control towers, distribution lines and sprinkler heads.
• Prioritizes irrigation breaks and repairs the system, pipes and irrigation heads timely and efficiently. Report any serious breaks immediately to the Superintendent and maintain accurate log of all completed irrigation repairs.
• Properly inventories and stocks parts, tools and supplies and completes requests for irrigation resources.
• Operates utility vehicles and other light equipment in hauling materials and removing debris.
• Occasionally supervises a small labor force for special projects and performs other duties as directed by supervisor.

Standards:
• Prior course maintenance and irrigation experience is a plus. Must have at least 1 year of general irrigation experience.
• Working knowledge of basic electricity and hydraulics related to an irrigation system, including automatic valves and controllers, and working knowledge of various types of pumps and pumping systems.
• Must be able to multi-task, problem solve and prioritize.
• Must be self-motivated and able to conduct oneself in a positive, professional manner on a consistent basis.
• Understanding of agronomy and the rules of golf.
• Knowledge of landscaping tools, methods and materials.
• Ability to operate light motorized equipment, lift heavy objects and follow oral and written directions.

Benefits:
• Southeastern Healthcare Benefits
• Golfing Privileges & Resort Perks
• Paid Vacation Time (For Tenured Employees)

Apply:
Email resume to Keith Noxon, Golf Course Superintendent at keith@beaurivagegolf.com

 

 

Second Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
Camden Country Club, Camden, SC
Salary: $35,000 - $38,000


Camden Country Club was chartered in 1903. In 1922, Walter Travis was hired to use the existing golf course and adjacent land to create a new 18 hole golf course. In 1938, Donald Ross was hired to remodel the course and install grass greens. Today, the greens are mini verde bermuda and 419 bermuda throughout the rest of the property.

Job Requirements:
• Ability to work independently to carry out written and verbal instructions
• Eye for detail during visual inspections of the golf course conditions and clubhouse grounds
• Good organizational and prioritization skills
• Possess a pesticide license or the ability to obtain within 90 days
• Experience operating and training staff on all golf course equipment
• Knowledge of calibration and use of spreaders, sprayers, and moisture meters
• Team-oriented leader who can be productive and supervise simultaneously
• Safety-oriented and promotes a safe work environment through training and PPE
• Must have valid drivers license
• Required to lift at least 50 Lbs. and work outside in the hot and cold weather
• Ability to manage the maintenance operation in the absence of the Superintendent
• Knowledge of southern turf grasses preferred
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays
• Irrigation maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair experience
• Experience managing moisture on all playing surfaces with moisture meter and hand watering practices as well as irrigation system operation


Education/Experience:
• 2 or 4 year turf degree preferred
• SC pesticide license or ability to obtain one
• Strong work history with previous employers
• Toro irrigation experience preferred not required

Compensation/Benefits:
• $35,000-38,000 annual salary
• Vacation/Sick time
• Uniforms
• Cell Allowance
• Meals
• Pai local/National Dues
• Paid continuing education and seminars

To Apply:
Email resume to Nick Price, Golf Course Superintendent at nicholas.price23@gmail.com

 

 

Second Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
River Landing, Wallace, NC
Salary: $33,000 - $35,000


SUMMARY:
Second Assistant Golf Course Superintendent collaborates with Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent of Golf Courses with the planning, coordination, and execution of the golf course maintenance program. Supervises all staff when the Assistant Superintendent and/or Superintendent of Golf Courses or designee is absent and stands in on their behalf as required for various meetings and golf course maintenance agenda including weekly staff meetings. Directs crews during construction and special projects. Performs all routine golf course maintenance operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
• Directs seasonal crew to execute golf course maintenance plan including daily tasks and special projects. Aids in the training and orientation of new staff members.
• Manages personnel to accomplish operational goals and helps employees to develop good equipment operation skills and work habits.
• Acts as lead worker and supervisor on special projects and construction.
• Applies fertilizers and pesticides to golf course turf and licensing requirements.
• Operates all equipment necessary for golf course maintenance and construction including, but not limited to, tractors, skid steer loaders, backhoes, mowers, transit/level and hand tools.
• Inspects golf course presentation daily to ensure optimum playing conditions.
• Critiques operations such as mowing, bunker raking and cup cutting to make sure they are completed according to set maintenance standards.
• Provides support for irrigation operations including central computer operation, remote operation and hand watering.
• Responsible for upkeep of golf course pump houses, restrooms, and shelters, not including clubhouse and associated structures.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Educational Requirements
• High school diploma or equivalent. Associates degree in turf grass management or related field preferred.
Experience Requirements
•Requires experience in golf course maintenance, golf course construction or related field. Experience and skills necessary to administer construction projects, involving earthwork and landscaping.
Special Requirements
• Valid Driver’s License and good driving record are required.

TO APPLY:
Email resume to John Wesley Hairr, Recruiter at jwhairr@murfam.com

 

 

Second Assistant Superintendent,
Daniel Island Club, Charleston, SC
Salary: DOE
Application Deadline: 1/31/2023

In a spectacular coastal setting on Daniel Island, an island town within historic Charleston, South Carolina, the Daniel Island Club offers an unparalleled private club experience. Our gracious clubhouse is a favored venue for dining, social gatherings, and events of a lifetime. Our two nationally ranked private golf courses offer a unique pairing of Tom Fazio and Rees Jones championship courses, both culminating on the marsh-lined back lawn of the clubhouse. Our Park Club houses our swim, tennis, and fitness facilities in a lush, resort-style setting. We invite you to learn more about the Daniel Island Club, one of the top country clubs in Charleston, SC. 

We are currently looking to fill a Second Assistant Superintendent positions within The Daniel Island Family of Golf Course Maintenance. The Second Assistant Superintendent is expected to interact with members throughout the day; always carry him or herself in a professional manor representing The Daniel Island Club. Willingness to learn, provide a “TEAM” oriented environment and progressing the continued traditions of the The Daniel Island Club. Daniel Island Club consists of two golf courses, Beresford Creek (Tom Fazio Design) and Ralston Creek (Rees Jones Design). Beresford Creek completed an extensive renovation to include bunkers (capillary concrete) and conversion of all tees, fairways, and approaches to Latitude 36 Bermudagrass in 2018. Currently we are planning to renovate the Beresford Creek putting surfaces in 2022. Ralston Creek completed an extensive renovation in 2019 to include bunkers (capillary concrete), conversion of tees, fairways and approaches to Latitude 36 and greens renovation (TifEagle). Currently we are also planning to renovate the Ralston Creek putting surfaces in 2023. The renovations of both courses will provide an opportunity to obtain extensive knowledge with regards to a state-of-the-art drainage system installed within both courses. This is the next step towards evolving The Daniel Island Club into one of the premier golf experiences in the Southeast. The Practice Facilities consist of ten acres of maintained turf to include front and back practice tees and short game area.

The Second Assistant Superintendent will be exposed to several components of succession with respect to professional development:
• New technologies regarding golf course maintenance (computer software systems, mechanical applications, etc.)
• Budgeting and organizational applications (excel, power point, publisher, etc.)
• Developing a “TEAM” oriented environment
• Career advancement to include mock interviews, resume development, etc.

Duties:
Assists in the day-to-day operation of the golf course. The Second Assistant Superintendent should be able to assist in the management and acclimation of a large crew of full time, part time, and seasonal employees.

Job Knowledge, Core Competencies and Expectations:
• An understanding of agronomics related to plant health, soil management and pesticide applications
• An understanding and commitment to water and environmental management
• Mathematic, budgetary and computers skills
• Ability to operate golf course maintenance equipment in a safe manner
• Ability to manage diverse employee population of 50+ employees and follow-up of assigned tasks
• Able to troubleshoot problems and have an eye for details
• Assist in promoting and enforcing safety practices in accordance with the club’s policies and procedures, as well as local, state, and federal regulations
• Participates in course renovations, such as sod laying or removal, sprigging, tree, and landscape projects
• Assists in operation and maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Must be in good physical condition and able to lift at least 50 lbs. and work long hours outside in heat and humidity
• Strongly encouraged to play golf, and have knowledge of the game, rules of golf and methods of play
• Ability to speak basic workplace Spanish

Pay Rate & Benefits:
• Commensurate with Experience
• Competitive health insurance, vision, dental
• 401K
• Vacation paid time off,
• Paid holidays
• Uniforms
• Lunches
• Local education and dues
• Golf privileges.

Requirements:
• 2-4 year Turfgrass Management Degree or similar 
• Ability to obtain SC pesticide license within 6 months of employment

Send Cover Letter and Resume to: Joey Franco, CGCS Director of Agronomy joey.franco@diclub.com

 

 

Assistant in Training/Second Assistant Superintendent
The Standard Club, Johns Creek, GA
Salary: $18.00-$22.00/ per hour + Overtime


The Standard Club is a throwback, a golden age design built in the modern area. Its bunkering is reminiscent of  Dr. Allister McKenzie, its greens appear to be shaped by Perry Maxwell. The property is unique, rolling terrain large elevation drops all make the golf course an unforgettable experience. The club is in the approval process of a Master Plan being developed by highly acclaimed golf architect Tyler Rae. Projects include a new state of the art irrigation system, bunker renovation, and new tees. Possible renovations might include new greens reconstruction and driving range improvements.

The Assistant in Training/2nd Assistant will work under the direction of the Head Golf Course Superintendent and First Assistant. He/She will help manage and perform tasks associated with maintaining a high caliber golf course to championship levels. This position will have the ability to make a significant impact on the staff and the process our team follows. I believe in giving autonomy to those who deserve it by buying into the process, and treating everyone with respect. This position will gain experience with a group that is fast paced, well experienced, and well connected. It is our goal to provide an enriched learning environment where all are dedicated to improving this outstanding facility. All we ask is that you are willing to put the time in, you have the desire to grow and develop, the desire to possibly move up in our system, the desire to be the best at your craft, and the understanding that gracious characteristics and positive outlook will always be a winning combination. This is a crazy, unique experience that could propel a persons career in the long-term and provide an excellent learning experience in the short-term.

Full benefits package is offered including but not limited to: health, dental, vision, and 401K with match.

To apply for this position, please email resume to Chris Fletcher, Head Golf Course Superintendent at fletcher@standardclub.org.

 

 

 

Golf Course Maintenance
Roanoke Country Club, Williamston, NC
Salary: $12.50 per hour
Application Deadline: Open until filled


Looking for someone to train in all aspects of golf course maintenance and daily setup. Must be able to operate motorized equipment. Willing to train someone looking to grow in golf maintenance and pay will increase with abilities.

 

For additional inforamation and to apply, please contact Philip Faust, Golf Course Superintendent at philfaust1@gmail.com or call 252-702-9534.