Assistant Superintendent Listings

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  • 02/21/2020 9:19 AM | Anonymous

    City of Ames Parks and Recreation

    Maintenance Worker Position

    Salary: $43,846-$54,932

    Hours: Monday-Friday 7AM-3PM

    Job Duties Include:  This will be a Turf Maintenance position with Parks and Recreation.  Turf areas managed include Homewood Golf Course, 35 acres of sports fields, 37 city parks, city right of way areas, and municipal cemeteries.  This position helps lead seasonal staff to maintain all areas previously stated.  Duties may also include areas outside main job duties including tree work, concrete work, cemetery burials, and more.  Weekend overtime hours are available throughout the year.  This is a Civil Service position.

    Applications must be done online at

    If you have any questions or want more information about the position please contact Patrick Wynja.

    Email:             Cell: 515-231-7093

  • 01/31/2020 9:13 AM | Anonymous

    Spirit Hollow is located in Southeast Iowa, and it lays on a truly breathtaking property.  Spirit Hollow is a daily fee golf course and allows everyone to experience championship level conditions.  Ranked annually by both Golf Digest and Golfweek as one of the best courses in the state of 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.  Major upgrades are coming to the course in 2020.  New irrigation and course designs are starting in 2020 and offer great career experience.

    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.  Preforms 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:  $35,000

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

    Send Resumes and cover letters to:

  • 01/23/2020 2:43 PM | Anonymous

    1st Assistant Superintendent

    Elmcrest Country Club. Cedar Rapids, Iowa


    Elmcrest Country Club is seeking a qualified individual to serve as 1st Assistant Superintendent.  Elmcrest is a Private 18-Hole country club located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  Currently working on executing a long range plan that includes renovating bunkers, building new tee complexes, improving course infrastructures, pond dredging, the addition of a short course, as well as an irrigation upgrade.  With these exciting changes coming, we are seeking a motivated individual who can help to lead our staff and projects.  

    Job Duties:

    ·       Assists in planning daily work schedules  

    ·       Assists 2nd Assistant Superintendent in the training of employees. 

    ·       Assists in supervision of various construction projects. 

    ·       Applies fertilizers and pesticides as needed. 

    ·       Must be able to identify all turf diseases on the golf course.

    ·       Maintains safety procedures and training for the department.

    ·       Helps prepare the course for daily play. 

    • Able to manage projects and lead the group in an organized manner.

    ·       Must be able to perform irrigation repairs on leaks as necessary.

    ·       Keeps informed on course starting times and special events. 

    ·       Assists in snow removal. 

    ·       Sets good examples for others to follow in job performance, work safety, equipment care, attendance and striving for efficiency. 

    ·       Ability to stand, stoop, kneel, reach, bend and lift between 50-100 lbs. 


    Health, vision, and dental insurance, Paid time-off, 401-K, Lunches provided, GCSAA/Iowa GCSA Paid dues, Attendance to Golf Industry Show and local association events, Uniform allowance, Golfing privileges


    $35,000-$45,000 Depending on experience and qualifications

    Send Resumes To:

    Nick Kray- Golf Course Superintendent

    1 Zach Johnson Dr. NE

    Cedar Rapids, IA 52302


  • 12/19/2019 8:22 AM | Anonymous

    Brooks Golf 

    2nd Assistant Golf Course Superintendent


    The 2nd assistant golf course superintendent supports the superintendent and 1st assistant with the maintenance, operation and management of the 27-hole golf course and takes a leadership role in the superintendent’s absence.


    He or she is responsible for: 

    ·       Construction and maintenance of the golf course

    ·       Daily course setup

    ·       Irrigation repair

    ·       Pest scouting and pesticide applications 

    ·       Supervising the maintenance and repair of construction and maintenance equipment 

    ·       Winter equipment service

    ·       Actively participate in weekly planning meetings


    The 2nd assistant golf course superintendent reports directly to the Superintendent.


    The 2nd assistant golf course superintendent assumes responsibility for managing and maintaining golf course properties including: 

    ·       The golf course

    ·       Maintenance equipment 

    ·       The golf car fleet 

    ·       Clubhouse grounds and landscaping 

    ·       Open spaces, wooded areas and unused acreage on the property

    ·       Sod & tree nurseries 

    In addition, the 2nd assistant golf course superintendent assumes the following responsibilities: 

    o   Construction, renovation and/or reconstruction of such properties, whether performed by maintenance staff or outside contractors. 

    o   Prepares an annual want/need/wish list

    o   Trains, directs and supervises a staff of employees for the purpose of maintaining the properties. The 2nd assistant superintendent has authority to terminate employment of subordinates. 

    o   Plans maintenance and project work to achieve the agreed-upon maintenance standards and long-range goals 

    o   Oversees the scheduling and routing of personnel and equipment to accomplish the work. The 2nd assistant superintendent frequently inspects the golf course and related areas to evaluate how well management standards are being achieved and to effect changes in management programs. 

    o   Assists with inventory control and the equipment maintenance programs. 

    o   Keeps accurate records

    Employment standards

    ·       Requires advanced knowledge of agronomy and turfgrass management practices; a working knowledge of golf facility construction principles, practices and methods; and a thorough understanding of the rules and strategies of the game of golf 

    ·       Requires a high degree of administrative and executive ability, especially in terms of problem solving and decision making 

    ·       Requires excellent oral and written communications skills 

    ·       Requires participation in continuing education opportunities such as seminars, workshops, correspondence courses, field days and trade shows 

    ·       Must have or be able to obtain licensing as a pesticide applicator

    Pay Range

    This position offers year round employment with a starting base salary of $25,000 – 32,000 depending on experience. 

    Inquiries can be sent to:

    Brett Hetland, CGCS
    PO Box 678
    Okoboji, Ia 51355

  • 11/18/2019 4:05 PM | Anonymous

    Assistant Superintendent- C-Corporation/Des Moines, IA Area

    The Company

    C-Corporation is a private golf course management company based in Des Moines, IA. C-Corporation manages five golf courses in and around Des Moines, including: A.H. Blank Golf Course, Bright Grandview Golf Course, Jester Park Golf Course, Terrace Hills Golf Course, and Waveland Golf Course. 

    The Position:

    C-Corp is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Superintendent. This is a full-time, year round position. The Assistant Superintendent will have responsibilities in all areas of the golf course maintenance operation. Including, but not limited to: golf course set up, chemical applications, irrigation repair and operation, crew management, landscape projects, equipment operation, daily mowing tasks, and any other duties required of a golf course grounds department. 

    A typical work schedule is Monday-Friday 6a-2p and every other weekend 6a-10a. Hours may vary seasonally. 

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Experience in the golf course maintenance industry.

    Post-secondary education in turfgrass management, horticulture, or related field. 

    The Benefits

    Salary: 30,000-35,000 Annually

    Working outdoors in a fun, fast paced environment, with a great staff. Excellent opportunity to develop professionally and within the company.

    To Apply/Questions

    Email your resume or question to:

    Bob Begey, Superintendent

    Jester Park Golf Course

    Office: 515-999-2049

  • 05/17/2019 11:09 AM | Anonymous

    Position: Assistant Superintendent
    Location: The Legend at Merrill Hills
    Starting Date: Immediately

    About Legend at Merrill Hills:
    The Legend at Merrill Hills is a C.H. Hardy design constructed in 1929. In 2013 the property became part of the Legend Clubs, a 54-hole private club in Waukesha County.  Our club consists of three distinctly different golf courses, each with their own clubhouse and pool.  Since joining the Legend Clubs, the Legend at Merrill Hills has undergone numerous projects including, tee box reconstruction, pond and cart path expansion, extensive tree removal, and Toro VP satellite installation.

    Salary/Benefits: $42,000 - $45,000 annually (based on qualifications). free housing, year-round employment, health insurance, vacation, golf, dues paid to state and national associations

    Job Responsibilities:
    Including but not limited to

    • Crew supervision
    • All aspects of course setup and maintenance
    • Irrigation setup and repair
    • Chemical and fertilizer calibration and application
    • Assist in planning and execution of course projects
    • Snow removal

    Job Requirements:
    Minimum qualifications: Associate's degree in Horticulture, Turf Management, Agronomy, or a closely related field.  Must be able to obtain a category 3.0 pesticide certification within 30 days of hire. Candidate needs to be highly motivated and flexible. Candidate must be a hands on individual and ready for any task.

    Responsible to: Golf Course Superintendent

    Main Contact:
    Randy Van Fleet
    W270S3425 Merrill Hills Road
    Waukensha, WI  53189
    (262) 527-4629

    Send Resume to (email address)

    Deadline: Until position is filled

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