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  • 08/01/2022 4:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    • 2nd Assistant Golf Course Superintendent- Elmcrest Country Club

      Elmcrest Country Club in Cedar Rapids, Iowa is currently accepting resumes for the position of 2nd Assistant Superintendent.  The ideal candidate is motivated to excel in the turfgrass industry while leading the staff in daily maintenance as well as future club projects.

      2nd Assistant Superintendent responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • ·       Assists in planning daily work schedules  
      ·       Assists 1st 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 common turf diseases on the golf course.
      ·       Must keep accurate records of applications to the golf course.
      ·       Helps prepare the course for daily play. 
      ·       Keeps informed on course starting times and special events. 
      ·       Able to grind reels and assist the mechanic as necessary.
      ·       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. 


      Educational Requirements:

    • 2- or 4-year degree in turfgrass or related field is preferred
    • Experience Requirements:

    • Leadership, communication, writing, and record keeping skills
    • Critical thinking skills to problem solve effectively
    • Ability to obtain Iowa Pesticide Applicators license and apply fertilizers and plant protectants
    • Willingness to work weekends, holidays, and in different weather environments
    • Knowledge of the game of golf and its rules
    • Valid driver’s license
    • Professional in manner and appearance

    Position Type/Salary Range:



    Please send resumes to:

    Nick Kray
    Golf Course Superintendent

  • 07/29/2022 8:45 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    SALARY : $30.35 with $1.00 increase after 6-month probation 



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  • 05/11/2022 8:44 AM | Anonymous

    Veenker Memorial Golf Course is currently accepting resumes for the position of Assistant Golf Course Superintendent.  Veenker Memorial is looking for a highly motivated candidate that is looking to continue their career growth and be part of positive team that strives to work together to accomplish our mission of providing a championship golf facility for Iowa State students, faculty, staff and friends of the university.  

    Assistant Superintendent responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Participate in planning of daily maintenance practices
    • Participate and implement daily job assignments
    • Assist Superintendent if agronomic planning
    • Supervise crew and daily activities
    • Irrigation repairs
    • Assist in pesticide and fertilizer applications
    • Perform daily course monitoring and recording
    • Involvement in long range planning
    • Assist and supervise small projects
    • Work closely with other departments within Iowa State Univeristy

    Educational Requirements

    • 4 year turf grass degree or degree in related field

    Experience Requirements

    • 2-4 years of golf course experience 
    • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, communication and writing skills
    • Demonstrates experience and capability in the areas of strategic planning and staff management
    • Knowledge of agronomy and related practices
    • Ability to analyze and solve problems and can efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision
    • Must have a positive attitude, professional manner and appearance
    • Ability to oversee/perform fertilization and pesticide applications
    • Valid driver's license
    • Iowa pesticide applicators license or ability to obtain within 60 days of hire
    • Ability to work in both indoor and outdoor conditions
    • Knowledge of the game of golf and its associated rules
    • Willingness to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs


    Ames, Iowa


    $40,000- 45,000


    Full Time - Entry Level


    Assistant superintendent

    Preferred Education:

  • 04/08/2022 2:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Spring Hill Golf Club
    Wayzata, Minnesota

    2 nd Assistant Superintendent

    Spring Hill Golf Club is a Tom Fazio designed course, 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 golf club located 20 miles west of downtown Minneapolis that averages 8,000 rounds of golf each year and requires the members and their guest to use professional caddie services throughout the season.

    Job Summary

    The 2 nd Assistant Superintendent will report directly to the Director of Grounds and work side-by-side with the management team to provide quality playing conditions on a daily basis. The position will focus heavily on personnel management, implementing the agronomic program, directing special projects, and playing a role in daily maintenance routines.  A successful candidate will have career goals of advancing in the profession of Turfgrass Management and have the desire to be a leader in the industry. Spring Hill Golf Club commits to giving each Assistant Superintendent the time and education needed to advance in the industry at the individuals own pace.


    • 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 eventually 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.
    • Tournament preparation and set up


    • Education Experience- 2-4 year degree in Agronomy, Horticulture, or Plant and Soil Sciences. An
    • interested candidate could be completing schooling during the 2022 calendar year.
    • Experience- Minimum of two years in the golf industry.
    • Possess or have the ability to acquire a Minnesota Pesticide Applicators License for Turf and Ornamental
    • Must possess good written and oral communication skills
    • Be able to maintain accurate records pertaining to scheduling, safety, and pesticide/fertilizer applications
    • Professional goal to advance in the industry
    • Understanding of the game of golf and its rich history


    • Spring Hill’s employment benefit package will include: vacation, sick leave, 401k and comprehensive insurance package. Spring Hill pays 100% of the employee’s individual premium for our extensive health care 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
    • Cell phone allowance
    • Golfing Privileges

    Salary Range


    Compensation and bonus reviews occur annually


    Tim Johnson
    Spring Hill Golf Club
    Wayzata, MN 55391

  • 03/31/2022 8:29 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Assistant Grounds Superintendent


    The Assistant Grounds Superintendent plays a key role in the maintenance, operation and management of Brooks 27-hole golf course by overseeing all facets of daily course operation. This is a year-round 12-month position.


    • Daily course setup
    • Trains, leads and supervises grounds team
    • Irrigation repair
    • Pest scouting and pesticide/fertilizer applications
    • Construction & renovation projects/Tree work
    • Winter equipment service/Reel grinding
    • Actively participate in weekly planning meetings


    The Assistant Grounds Superintendent reports directly to the Superintendent

    Employment standards

    • 2- or 4-year college degree in turf or related field is preferred
    • Requires knowledge of agronomy and turfgrass management practices; golf facility construction principles, practices and methods; and an understanding of the rules and strategies of golf
    • Oral and written communications skills
    • Must have or be able to obtain licensing as a pesticide applicator
    • We lead a work-life balance philosophy where in-season summer hours will average 40-50/week and 34-40/week in the offseason.


    • Base Starting Salary $33,000 - $40,000 DOE
    • Annual profit share incentive
    • Retirement Plan Simple IRA Brooks Match
    • State & National Annual Dues & Attendance to State Conference
    • Single Health/Dental Insurance
    • Golf Membership
    Brett Hetland, General Manager
    Brooks Golf
    PO Box 678
    Okoboji, IA 51355

    (712) 332-2675

  • 03/04/2022 9:24 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    C-corp Golf Management

    A.H. Blank, Waveland, Bright Grandview and Jester Park


    C-Corp Golf Management is now accepting applications for Assistant Superintendent at Waveland Golf Course. Waveland Golf Course is a municipal golf facility owned by the city of Des Moines and managed by C-corp Golf Management.

    Position Summary

    As a key member of the golf course management team, the Assistant Superintendent will help coordinate all activities related to the care and maintenance of the golf course, grounds, and equipment.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    ● Supervise employees and perform various maintenance duties as necessary to maintain

    the golf course in proper playing condition.

    ● Demonstrate to staff the use of equipment and train in safe operation.

    ● Help plan and implement staffing schedules for a crew of about 13 to ensure quality playing conditions.

    ● Assist the Superintendent with the development and implementation of the fertilizer, pesticide applications and aeration for proper turf care.

    ● Supervise and assist with equipment maintenance and repair.

    ● Assist in routine maintenance and repairs to the irrigation system.


    ● Education in a Turfgrass related field is preferred, but not required.

    ● Experience in the golf industry or related field.

    ● Must be able to work flexible hours and weekends as needed.

    ● Possess or be able to obtain an Iowa Pesticide Applicator License within 90 days of employment.

    ● Must be organized with a high attention to detail.

    ● Ability to analyze and solve problems; efficiently handle multiple duties with minimal supervision.

    ● Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.

    ● Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

    ● Perform other duties as appropriate.

    Job Location: Des Moines, IA

    Start Date: Spring 2022

    Salary: $36,000 - $45,000 DOE

    Benefits: Golf privileges at our four golf courses under management, daily lunch provided, clubhouse discounts, state dues paid, pesticide license paid.

    Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

    Aaron Sander, Superintendent, Waveland GC


    Application Deadline: Open until filled.

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