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Assistant Superintendent
Spring Hill Golf Club
Wayzata, Minnesota

Course Details
Spring Hill Golf Club is located 20 miles west of downtown Minneapolis in the City of Wayzata. Spring Hill Golf Club, a Tom Fazio designed course, was opened for play in 1999 and is currently ranked in the Top 100 courses in both Golf Digest and Golf Week Magazine. We are a private club that averages 7,000 rounds each year and requires the members and their guest to use caddies during the golf season.

Job Summary
The Assistant Superintendent will report directly to the Director of Grounds and work side-by-side with the Senior Assistant Superintendent to provide quality playing conditions on a daily basis. The position will focus on personnel management, implementing the agronomic program, directing special projects, and playing a role in daily maintenance routines.

Description

  • Assist in the preparation and implementation of the annual maintenance budget
  • Assist in the preparation and implementation of the Agronomic Program for each season. This will include supervision and mentoring of the students involved in our Internship program
  • Supervision of the grounds staff in concert with the club policies and standards. Must be a strong communicator and be able to lead a team of employees that range from 20-30 individuals
  • Aid in the planning and completion of course and club projects
  • Will be involved in the programming, operation and repair of the Toro Lynx controlled irrigation system
  • Assure daily maintenance practices are implemented properly and efficiently

Requirements

  • Education Experience- 2-4 year degree in Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant or Soil Sciences
  • Experience- Minimum of two years in golf industry. Experience in personnel management
  • Possess or have the ability to acquire a Minnesota Pesticide Applicators License for both Turf and Ornamental as well as Aquatics
  • Must possess good written and oral communication skills
  • Be able to maintain accurate records pertaining to scheduling, safety, pesticide/fertilizer applications and other pest control activities
  • Professional goal to advance in the industry
  • Understanding of the game of golf and its rich history

Benefits

  • Employment will incorporate Spring Hill's employment package, including vacation, sick leave, 401k and comprehensive insurance package
  • Spring Hill will pay annual dues for the GCSAA and MGCSA as well as expenses involved in attending local continuing education seminars and training
  • Uniforms and lunch will be provided at no cost to the employee during the golf season
  • Golfing Privileges

Salary Range
$38,000- 42,000 depending on experience
Compensation and bonus reviews occur annually

Contact
Tim Johnson
Spring Hill Golf Club
Wayzata, MN 55391
952-476-4875
timj@springhillgc.com

Position available immediately

Second Assistant Superintendent
Spirit Hollow Golf Course
Burlington, Iowa

Spirit Hollow is now accepting applications for the position of 2nd assistant superintendent. The 2nd assistant reports directly to the golf course superintendent. Under the superintendent's supervision, the 2nd assistant directs and participates in the maintenance of the entire golf course.

Duties Include: Assists in planning and supervising the maintenance of the golf course. Supervises employees and schedules daily work. Helps in personnel management and evaluation. Performs pesticide and fertilizer applications and helps with all daily maintenance of golf course.

Facility: 18 hole daily fee

Maintenance Budget: $650,000

Rounds: 15,000 - 20,000

Turf: Bent grass greens, tees, and fairways

Experience: 1-2 years in golf course maintenance

Education: Minimum of 2 year degree in Horticulture, Agronomy, Soil Science, or related field.

Salary Range: $28,000 - $30,000

Benefits: Uniforms, Healthcare insurance, golf privileges, paid vacation, and local chapter dues and travel expenses.

Send Resumes and cover letters to:
David Beik, Superintendent
10868 50th Street
Burlington, IA 52601
dbeik@spirithollow.com

Second Assistant Superintendent
The Legacy Golf Club
Norwalk, Iowa

Course Description
Legacy Golf Club is an established 18-hole public facility featuring Bentgrass greens, tees and fairways. Constructed in 2001 and designed by Jeffrey D. Brauer of Golfscapes, Inc. The Legacy has been awarded local and national awards.

Job Description:
  • Application of fertilizer and plant protectant applications.
  • Small project experience
  • General course maintenance including irrigation
  • Great learning environment
Salary & Benefits:
  • Based on experience/qualifications
  • Very flexible with class schedule
  • Internship available
Requirements:
  • Working knowledge of sound golf course maintenance practices
  • Able to obtain a chemical applicators license
  • Must have solid work ethic and positive attitude
Send, Fax or E-mail Resume to:
Joe Carroll
Legacy G.C. Superintendent
400 Legacy Parkway
Norwalk, IA 50211

515-720-5319
Email: jc@thelegacygolfclub.com
Website: www.thelegacygolfclub.com

Assistant Superintendent
Honey Creek Golf Club
Boone, Iowa

Position Summary
The role of the assistant superintendent is to aide the superintendent in planning and executing daily maintenance tasks, managing crew members, and following through with work quality. Assistants will perform routine maintenance tasks and cultural practices, including the application of pesticides and fertilizers. Assistants will also be responsible for the maintenance and repair of the equipment fleet and Toro irrigation system. During peak golfing season, a 40+ hour work week will be expected.

Salary Range
  • $27,000 - $28,000; depending on experience
Qualifications
  • A minimum 2 years of formal education in turfgrass management
  • Must be able to obtain an Iowa Pesticide Applicator's license
  • Must be able to obtain an Iowa State Driver's license
Honey Creek:
  • Wooded 18 hole public golf course with scenic valley on the back 9
  • 4 acres of bentgrass greens, 4 acres of bentgrass tees, 35 acres of bentgrass fairways
  • 30 acres of native grass/fescue mixtures
Submit Resume To:
Kory Brown
Golf Course Superintendent
Honey Creek Golf Club
1323 Noble Lynx Drive
Boone, Iowa 50035
honeycreekturf@gmail.com

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