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  • 05/06/2024 9:28 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Assistant Supt. Job Post.docx

    The Falls is currently seeking a qualified candidate for our Assistant Superintendent position. The Falls is an 18-hole, Rees Jones designed resort course. The Falls opened for business in the spring of 2015. It was ranked as one of the best new courses in the United States by Golf Digest. The Falls has bentgrass from tee to green and all greens are built to USGA specs. The Falls is one of many properties owned and operated by Elite Gaming Resorts LLC. This provides for great opportunities in advancement within the company at all properties.

    Job Duties:

    The Assistant Superintendent will be responsible for assisting the Superintendent with all duties surrounding the management of a successful golf course maintenance program. The Assistant must arrive to work every day with a great attitude, and a desire to do their best.

    Requirements:

    • Successful candidate will have the ability to lead a team, communicate well, and demonstrate their knowledge and work ethic as it relates to golf course maintenance.
    • Minimum two year degree in Horticulture, Turf Management, or related field.
    • Minimum two years golf course maintenance experience.
    • Ability to obtain Iowa pesticide applicators license.
    • Mechanical ability a plus.

    Compensation:

    • $50-$55k Per year
    • Time and half for anything over 40 hours/week.
    • Structured pay increase at 90,180, and 365 days of service.
    • Profit Sharing

    Benefits:

    • Health, Dental, Vision
    • Company Match 401K
    • PTO
    • Annual dues paid for IGCSAA, SDGCSA and GCSAA
    • Costs to attend local and national meetings paid

    Please send resumes to:

    Chris Hickman
    1415 Grand Falls Blvd.
    Larchwood, IA 51241

    Chris.Hickman@GrandFallsResort.com


  • 03/27/2024 8:59 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Assistant Superintendent.docx

    Assistant Superintendent

    Full-time

    By Des Moines Golf and Country Club, West Des Moines, Iowa,

    The Des Moines Golf & Country Club is a prominent golf and country club located in West Des Moines, Iowa. It is known for its high-quality golf courses, elegant amenities, and rich history in the local community. The Des Moines Golf & Country Club was founded in 1897 and has since grown into one of the premier golf and social clubs in the region. The Club was established to provide a private, upscale environment for golf enthusiasts and their families. The Club is renowned for its two-championship golf courses, the South Course and North Course, each with its own unique and demanding layouts.

    The Assistant Superintendent aids the Golf Course Superintendent and the Director of Grounds in the leadership and execution of work schedules, maintenance programs and construction details. This person also helps direct the crew on the 18 holes that they are responsible for.

    Daily Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Assists in planning daily work schedules.
    2. Assists 2nd assistant superintendent in the training of employees.
    3. Assists in supervision of various construction projects.
    4. Applies fertilizers and pesticides as needed.
    5. Helps prepare the course setup for daily play.
    6. Keeps informed on course starting times and special events.
    7. Assists in snow removal.
    8. Sets good examples for others to follow in job performance, work safety, equipment care, attendance and striving for efficiency.
    9. Perform other duties as assigned.

    Our assistants do get dirty during the workday. They help supervise but they also work on the golf course doing routine maintenance. Our assistants work every other weekend during the golf season. They average 125 - 150 hours of overtime per year.

    Educational Requirements

    Bachelor's or Associate Degree in Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant/Turf Science or related field of study.

    Experience Requirements

    • Experience as Spray Technician or Crew Foreman is a bonus for this position.
    • Knowledge of golf maintenance practices
    • General knowledge of irrigation maintenance/repairs. Rainbird Cirrus is used.
    • Must demonstrate initiative and moral character.
    • Strong work ethic and personal commitment to improving/maintaining course conditions.

    Special Requirements

    Must have or be able to obtain a current Iowa Driver's License.
    Must have or be able to obtain a Iowa Pesticide Applicator's Certificate.

    Must be to work a flexible schedule that includes every other weekend and some holidays.

    Job Benefits

    Health, Vision and Dental Insurance - 85% paid by employer.
    Life Insurance and Disability - 100 % paid by employer.
    Flex Spending account for medical and dependent care
    401K/Roth Retirement Plan - employer match
    Paid Holidays, Paid Time off, Floating Holiday paid if Holidays are worked.
    Free Meals each day
    Free Golf Privileges  
    Uniforms and Coveralls provided.

    Employee Holiday Bonus

    Date Job is Available

    ASAP

    Salary

    $24 to $26 per hour

    Overtime: Yes 125- 150 hours per year

    Job Application Instructions

    Email resume to rtegtmeier@dmgcc.org


  • 03/04/2024 1:22 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    TCI 1st Assistant Job Announcement.pdf

    Tournament Club of Iowa is currently accepting applications for a 1st Assistant Golf Course Superintendent.  Tournament Club of Iowa is the only Arnold Palmer Signature Course in the state of Iowa. The Arnold Palmer Design Company has award winning golf courses in over 37 states and 25 countries. In 2003, Arnold Palmer and his team created TCI’s beautiful course layout within 500 Acres that cuts through dramatic bluffs and running ravines between Big Creek Dam and Saylorville Lake. Tournament Club of Iowa ranks as one of the top public courses in the state.

    The 1st Assistant will aid the Golf Course Superintendent in maintaining the golf course in tournament-ready condition and at the highest standard of excellence for the enjoyment of our members and their guests. The 1st assistant reports directly to the Golf Course Superintendent.

    Education: One, two or four-year certificate or degree in turf, horticulture, or agronomy

    Pesticide license: must have or be able to obtain an Iowa Pesticide Applicator License within 90 days of hire.

    Experience: 1-3 years of experience in golf course maintenance

    Salary: $50,000+, commensurate with experience

    Duties:

    • Assist in training and supervising golf course maintenance staff
    • Ensure staff are operating equipment safely
    • Make certain that maintenance programs are being followed
    • Make pesticide and fertilizer applications, up-to-date record keeping
    • Operate and trouble shoot irrigation system and make repairs
    • Drainage installation
    • Promote a positive work environment for staff

    Benefits:

    • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, staff member’s premium covered at 100%
    • Paid vacation, 401-K, golf Privileges
    • Local and National GCSAA membership dues
    • Continuing education paid

    To apply send resume to:

    Thad Kintigh, CGCS

    tkintigh@tcofiowa.com

    Position available: immediately


  • 01/22/2024 8:42 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Assistant Super Post.docx

    Amana Colonies Golf Club, one of the top courses in Iowa islooking for an Assistant Superintendent.

    Duties Include

    • Crew management
    • Planning Weekly and Daily Crew Jobs
    • Planning and Finishing Projects
    • Ordering Supplies
    • Record Keeping
    • Chemical & Fertilizer Applications
    • Irrigation Repair
    • Mechanical work will be taught

    Qualifications/Licenses

    • Obtaining a Pesticide license within the first 3 months of employment
    • Employed or worked on a golf course maintenance staff for multiple seasons
    • Physical labor required and able to lift 50 pounds
    • Positive attitude is a must

    Education

    • A Two or Four-year degree in Turf Management

    Compensation

    • Annaul Salary with PTO
    • Health insurance and 401K plan
    • Golf Privileges and uniforms provided
    • Paid Iowa GCSA and national GCSAA dues paid
    Please send Cover letter, Resume and References to:
    Amana Colonies Golf Club
    Attn: Reid Pickering, Golf Course Superintendent
    451 27 th avenue
    Amana, IA 52203

    rpickering@amanagolf.com


  • 01/19/2024 4:46 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Finkbine Golf Course - Assistant Superintendent posting2023.docx

    Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City, Iowa is excited to announce the exceptional career opportunity of Assistant Golf Course Superintendent. The desired candidate will be involved in implementing BMP and IPM programs that provide excellent playing surfaces as well as an enthusiastic atmosphere that nurtures team members.  Finkbine Golf Course is the University of Iowa Athletics Department championship golf course and is home to the Men’s and Women’s Collegiate Teams. Named for W.O. Finkbine, who donated the land to the University of Iowa, the golf course consists of a mix of bent/poa greens, tees, and fairways that stretches to 7,200 yards. In 2022 Finkbine cracked Golf Weeks top 40 collegiate courses and now ranks in Top 5 Public access courses in Iowa.

    JOB TITLE: ASSISTANT GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT

    Reports to: Golf Course Superintendent

    Position Summary

    In collaboration with the golf course superintendent and other assistant superintendent, the assistant superintendent helps direct staff and participates in the maintenance and daily preparation of the golf course.

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Motivates and directs staff on a daily basis.
    • Trains new staff on standard operating procedures and safe operation of all equipment.
    • Assists in planning and supervising the daily set up and maintenance of all areas of golf course grounds with an emphasis on greens, tees and fairways.
    • Prepares work schedules.
    • Help plan, coordinate, and complete construction projects that improve playability.
    • Involved in all aspects of IPM and BMP programs including fertilizer and pesticide calibration and applications and daily moisture management.
    • Supervises and participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps, and in the operation, maintenance, and installation of irrigation and drainage systems.
    • Assists in personnel management and evaluation, employee’s safety, personnel, discipline and may also modify the daily work based on professional interpretation.
    • Involved in tree program that helps improve surface conditions through better air flow and more sunlight.

    Education/Certificates/Licenses/Training

    High School Diploma required. Higher Education degree in Turf Management, Agronomy or Horticulture preferred. Must obtain any required local and state licenses or certifications.

    Experience/Background/Knowledge

    Previous maintenance experience in golf operations required. A minimum of two years’ experience in the golf industry. Working knowledge of the maintenance of golf course greens, tees, and fairways.

    Skills

    Ability to communicate effectively with managers, guests and employees in one-on-one and small group situations in a fast-paced environment. Must be computer literate. Must be able to perform math computations essential for fertilizer and chemical calibrations, budgeting, and cost analysis purposes.

    Benefits

    A complete benefits package will be offered with this position. Those benefits will include 2 weeks PTO, 401k program, Health, Visual and Dental Insurance, Golfing privileges, Meals,  Local and National Dues, and expenses paid for attending seminars.

    Salary

    $46,000/yr

    Send Resumes to:

    Tim Gravert
    Golf Course Superintendent

    tim-gravert@finkbine.com


  • 01/03/2024 10:03 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Assistant Superintendent position (2).docx

    Assistant Superintendent

    The Assistant Superintendent will help oversee all facets of daily9-hole course operation. Duties may include:

    • Assist in daily maintenance of greens, tees, fairways, roughs, and bunkers.
    • Perform proper turf health program including: aerating, topdressing, and the application of pesticides, fertilizer, and chemicals to the golf course.
    • Assist in the maintenance, programming, and repair of the irrigation system.
    • Assist in maintenance and repair of equipment.
    • Perform any and all other golf course tasks as required by golf course superintendent.

    Educational Requirements

    2 or 4-year college degree in Agronomy, Turfgrass Management, or related field.

    Salary and Benefits

    $40,000+ DOE (expected start date 2/15)

    • GCSAA and IGCSA due paid
    • Golfing and Pool Privileges for Family
    • Paid Vacation

    Please Send Resumes to superintendent@urbandalegolf.com


  • 12/29/2023 12:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Assistant Superintendent.docx

    Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
    Echo Valley Country Club

    3150 Echo Valley Dr. Norwalk IA, 50211

    Related Titles: Assistant Greenskeeper; Greens Assistant Superintendent

    Reports to: Golf Course Superintendent / Director or Golf Course Maintenance

    Supervises: Golf Course Maintenance Foreman; Equipment Operator; Equipment Mechanic, and all groundskeepers.

    Education and/or Experience

    • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Agronomy, Horticulture or Plant Science
    • Previous work as an assistant to an experienced Golf Course Superintendent
    • Previous supervisory experience in a club or golf course setting.

    Job Knowledge, Core Competencies and Expectations

    • Have a basic understanding of the rules of golf.
    • Be up-to-date on federal, state and local laws on golf course operations.
    • Some administrative and executive ability, especially critical in problem-solving and decision-making. Need to work in “team” atmosphere while executing the vision of the Superintendent.
    • Ability to perform required role in emergency situations.
    • An interest in the game of golf is preferred.

    Job Summary (Essential Functions)

    • Manage and maintain golf course properties including golf course, clubhouse grounds and landscaping, open spaces and the equipment used to maintain these areas at the direction of the Superintendent.
    • Responsible for the implementation of all golf course maintenance programs.

    Job Tasks/Duties

    • Maintains all grounds and course maintenance equipment according to the club’s / company’s turf management program with the assistance of the Superintendent.
    • Schedules, trains, supervises and evaluates all personnel assigned to department with the assistance of the Superintendent.
    • Maintains accurate work records for all personnel in the department with the assistance of the Superintendent.
    •  Supervises and/or executes all planting, fertilizing, care and removal of turf, plants, shrubs, trees and other facilities on the golf course.
    • Maintains course in proper playing condition.
    • Inspects course regularly to evaluate and recommend improvements.
    • Inspects irrigation pump station frequently to ensure safe operation.
    • Helps to ensure that entire golf maintenance facility is clean and organized (including irrigation parts room, chemical storage room, and mechanics parts room).
    • Oversees repairs of broken water lines or valves and may perform necessary repairs in an emergency.
    • Records all maintenance on course for review with the Superintendent.
    • Establishes short- and long-range plans for the golf course with the Superintendent.
    • Oversees the application of fertilizers and nutrients for the property.
    • Works closely with the Superintendent to implement the property’s safety program.
    • Ensures that chemicals, petroleum and other controlled products are used, stored and disposed of in accordance with local, state and federal regulations; maintains required records and strives to minimize the use of chemicals and petroleum products.
    • Communicates as necessary with the golf shop relating to on-course activities.
    • Attends staff and management meetings.
    • Keeps members informed about current and future maintenance activities.
    • Conducts daily facility security checks ensuring accurate inventory of equipment and keys.
    • Plans professional development and training activities for subordinates including safety training for equipment use and proper handling of fertilizers, herbicides, and all other chemicals used on course; assures that SDSs are available in convenient location.
    • Works with Superintendent to ensure proper landscaping for property outside of golf course including the clubhouse and surrounding areas.
    • Helps to coordinate applicable work with outside contractors.
    • Determines when course should be closed due to weather conditions that may damage the course if play continues.
    • Conducts other appropriate tasks assigned by the General Manager or Superintendent.
    • Helps with snow removal during winter months.

    Licenses and Special Requirements

    • Pesticide Application certification.
    • Valid driver’s license.

    Physical Demands and Work Environment

    • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions.
    • Frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
    • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
    • Able to meet and perform the physical requirements and to work effectively in an environment which is typical of this position.
    • Frequent lifting, bending, climbing, stooping and pulling.

    Salary and Benefits

    • $45,000 – $55,000
    • Golf and Pool Privileges

    Please send resumes to Director of Grounds - Ryan Lux

    Ryan.lux@echovalleycc.com or contact @ 712-229-1875


  • 12/28/2023 10:39 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    AGCS-1st Adv..doc

    ASSISTANT GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT – SIOUX CITY COUNTRY CLUB

    COURSE OPERATION:

    18 hole, Private Club est. 1908 10,000 rounds annually
    Maintenance budget - $700,000 Automatic irrigation system
    Excellent Full-time Staff Greens – bentgrass

    Tees – bentgrass Fairways – Poa annua

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • General business management skills
    • Ability to respectfully communicate with grounds staff and management
    • Work 40 hours + per week and weekends
    • Ability to present him/herself as a professional to members and staff
    • 2-4 year degree in a turf related curriculum
    • Experience in golf course related operations
    • Pesticide Certification or ability to obtain

    DUTIES:

    • Supervise, organize and direct staff of 12-18 on a daily basis
    • Responsible for daily scheduling of routine golf course maintenance operations
    • Train staff members on equipment and new tasks
    • Follow up on grounds staff job performance
    • Supervision of fertilizer & pesticide applications
    • Initiate, organize and enforce maintenance programs for the golf course
    • Equipment repair and maintenance during the winter
    • Oversee maintenance operations during superintendent’s absence

    COMPENSATION:

    • $55,000/yr. - negotiable
    • Medical and dental benefits
    • Paid vacation & Employer matched Simple IRA
    • Dues paid for state and national associations
    • Travel and lodging expenses involved with state/local seminars and conventions
    • Sick and holiday pay
    • Meals provided
    • Golfing privileges and cart use

    OTHER: Individual must be a career-oriented professional that is willing to learn and contribute.  Must also be detail oriented. Pesticide certification is a requirement. The Sioux City Country Club offers an excellent working environment with a very experienced and exceptional full-time staff.

    TO APPLY:        Send Resume to: Troy Martinson, CGCS
    Sioux City Country Club
    4100 Hamilton Blvd.
    Sioux City, IA 51104

    (or) Troysccc@aol.com


  • 09/21/2023 8:22 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    BGC 2nd Assistant Announcement.pdf

    2nd Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
    Briarwood Golf Club
    3405 NE Trilein Drive
    Ankeny, Iowa 50021

    www.briarwoodgolfclub.org

    Briarwood Golf Club is currently accepting applications for a 2nd Assistant Golf Course Superintendent. Briarwood Golf Club opened in 1995 and is a private, 18-hole, member-owned, full-service facility located in Ankeny, Iowa.

    The 2nd Assistant will aid the Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant Golf Course Superintendent in maintaining the golf course in tournament ready condition and at the highest standard of excellence for the enjoyment of our members and their guests. The 2nd assistant reports to the Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant Golf Course Superintendent.

    Education: One, two or four-year certificate or degree in turf, horticulture, or agronomy Pesticide license: must have or be able to obtain an Iowa Pesticide Applicator License within 60 days of hire.

    Experience: 1-3 years of experience in golf course maintenance

    Salary: $20-$24/ hour, commensurate with experience

    Duties:

    • Assist in training and supervising golf course maintenance staff.
    • Ensure staff are operating equipment safely.
    • Make certain that maintenance programs are being followed.
    • Pesticide and fertilizer applications, up-to-date record keeping.
    • Operate and trouble shoot irrigation system and make repairs.
    • Drainage installation
    • Promote a positive work environment for staff.

    Benefits:

    • Health/Life/Dental/Vision Insurance Plan Available
    • Paid vacation, 401-K, Golf Privileges
    • Local and National GCSAA membership dues
    • Continuing education

    To apply send resume to:

    Thad Kintigh, CGCS
    tkintigh@briarwoodgolfclub.org

    Position available: immediately


  • 08/18/2023 11:32 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

     Assistant Superintendent Hyperion.pdf

    Hyperion Field Club is currently accepting applications for a 2nd

    Assistant Golf Course Superintendent.  Established in 1910, Hyperion Field Club is a private 18-hole facility located north of Des Moines, Iowa. The course features bentgrass tees & fairways, and recently renovated greens and bunkers. The staff is dedicated to a positive environment prioritizing personal growth.

    The candidate will be responsible for performing functions required to assist the Golf Course Superintendent in assuring that the golf course and related areas are in the best possible condition with the least amount of member inconvenience. Additionally, the candidate must have or be able to obtain an Iowa Pesticide Applicator License within 60 days of employment. Candidate reports to Golf Course Superintendent.

    Education: Two or four-year degree in turf management is preferred.

    Experience: Prior experience in golf course maintenance is beneficial.

    Salary: $19-21/ hour, Commensurate with experience

    Duties:

    • Golf course maintenance
    • Training and supervision of employees
    • Application of pesticides and fertilizers
    • Irrigation system maintenance and repairs
    • Installation and maintenance of flowers, trees, and shrubbery
    • Clubhouse lawn care

    Benefits:

    • Health/Life/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans
    • Paid time off, 401-K, Golf Privileges, Uniforms
    • Local and National GCSAA membership dues
    • Expenses to Iowa Turf Conference & GCSAA conference (semi- annually)

    To apply send résumé to:

    Jim Sedrel, CGCS
    jimsedrel@hotmail.com
    www.hyperionfc.com
    Position available: immediately
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