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  • 03/19/2020 2:52 PM | Anonymous

    Full-Time, Second Assistant Superintendent – Grand Falls Casino and Golf Resort – Larchwood, IA

    • The Falls is currently seeking a qualified candidate for our Second Assistant Superintendent position. The Falls is an 18-hole, Rees Jones designed resort course. 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. Our facilities and equipment are on the leading edge of technology, including the latest in GPS sprayers. The Falls is one of many properties owned and operated by Elite Gaming Resorts LLC. This structure provides for great opportunities in advancement within the company at all properties.

      Job Duties:

      The Second Assistant Superintendent will be responsible for assisting the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent with all duties surrounding the management of a successful golf course maintenance program. The Second 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.
    • Golf course experience a plus
    • Ability to obtain Iowa pesticide applicators license.
    • Ability to obtain an IRGC license.
    • Mechanical ability a plus.
    • Compensation:

       Competitive hourly wage, overtime paid after 40 hours, on-time and loyalty bonuses.

      Benefits: 

    • Health, Dental, Vision
    • Company Match 401K
    • Profit Sharing
    • PTO
    •  Annual dues paid for IGCSA, SDGCSA and GCSAA
    • Costs to attend local meetings paid
    • Uniforms provided
    • Golfing privileges

    Please send resumes to:

    Chris Hickman

    1415 Grand Falls Blvd.

    Larchwood, IA 51241

    Chris.Hickman@GrandFallsResort.com

  • 03/17/2020 12:51 PM | Anonymous

    Full-time Golf Course Assistant Superintendent  - Meadows Golf Course

    The Meadows Golf Course is accepting applications for the position of Golf Course Assistant Superintendent. 

    Experience in operating and maintaining golf course, grounds and equipment.  Train and supervise staff.  Apply relevant landscaping, horticultural principles to assure that quality standards are exceeded by the golf course. 

    Must be HS grad or have GED.  Salary wage depending on experience. Post offer physical, drug / background screens required.  A minimum of 2-year degree in turf grass maintenance and/or 3 years applicable functional, supervisory and/or management experience, preferably in the golf industry.  Turf Management Certification preferable.  Must possess or be able to obtain State of Iowa Pesticide Applicator license within 90 days.  Hourly wage from $15.38-$21.10 hourly with potential OT during golf season.  Wage based upon experience.  This position qualifies for City benefits; including health insurance and IPERS.

    Please submit letter of application, resume and City of Asbury application for employment to: Jeremy Hawkins, 6525 Clover Lane, Asbury, Iowa 52002 by 5 p.m. on April 3, 2020.  AA/ EOE/ADA.   Inquiries may be sent to jhawkins@cityofasbury.com.


  • 03/05/2020 10:52 AM | Anonymous

    Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City, Iowa is excited to announce the exciting career opportunity of Assistant Golf Course Superintendent. The desired candidate will be involved in implementing agronomic 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 bentgrass greens, tees, and fairway and stretches 7,200 yards.   

      JOB TITLE:                         ASSISTANT GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT

      Reports to:                         Golf Course Superintendent

      Position Summary

      In collaboration with the golf course superintendent, the assistant superintendent helps direct and participate 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 .
    • Supervises and participates in the operation of maintenance of pumps, and in the maintenance of irrigation and drainage items.
    •  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 three 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 budgeting and cost analysis purposes.

    One year supervisory experience required.

    Benefits

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

    Salary

    $42,000

    Send Resumes to:

    Tim Gravert

    Golf Course Superintendent

    timgravert@yahoo.com

  • 02/27/2020 3:43 PM | Anonymous

    Job Posting for Immediate Hire (Spring 2020)

    • Lake Panorama National (LPN, LLC) is hiring for an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent. The position is open for immediate hire (spring 2020). The position is full-time, salaried with benefits. Interested applicants should email resume and contact information to admin@lakepanorama.orgFurther information regarding the position is listed below.

      Assistant Golf Course Superintendent Job Description

      Classification: Salary (Overtime Exempt)
      Reports to: Golf Course Superintendent

      Salary: $38,000 to $42,000 plus benefits (depending upon qualifications and experience)

      Position Summary

      The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent is a working assistant superintendent position. The assistant superintendent is responsible for supporting the Golf Course Superintendent in all of their duties, which are listed as follows;

      Golf Course Superintendent’s Duties: Ensuring both the 18-hole Lake Panorama National Golf Course and Panorama West Golf Course are kept in good playing condition seven days a week throughout the golf season. Duties include, but are not limited to, the development and implementation of the operating and agronomic plans, hiring, training and supervision of the maintenance team, managing equipment purchasing and maintenance (during both the golf season and off-season) and coordinating with management and the pro shop to ensure smooth operation between LPN departments.. The Golf Course Superintendent must be focused on providing consistently high-quality playing conditions while staying within budget. The individual should be a strong leader, a good communicator, detail-oriented, self-motivated and experienced in turf management.

      Duties and Responsibilities of the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

    • Support operations of the maintenance department at Lake Panorama National Golf Course and Panorama West Golf Course.
    •  Support maintenance of both courses in proper playing condition according to LPN and industry standards.
    •  Assist Superintendent with planning and implementation of staff schedules to ensure quality standards are achieved with high efficiency.
    • Assist in development of  annual operating plans and implement within budget.
    • Perform various maintenance duties as necessary to maintain the golf courses in proper playing condition and according to LPN standards.
    • Assist in  course construction projects.
    • Assist in the maintenance and repair equipment as needed. Inspect for operating deficiencies. Lubricate and service equipment as necessary.
    •  Assist in maintaining service, repair and usage records on all equipment.
    • Assist in establishing  and implementing a cleaning and preventative maintenance program for appropriate equipment, tools, vehicles etc.
    • Demonstrate to staff the use of equipment and train in safe operation.
    • Follow  safety procedures and ensure part-time staff is adhering to safety protocols.
    •  Assist in managing irrigation practices and scheduling to ensure optimal levels of soil moisture for playability and turf health.
    •  Assist in routine inspection and upkeep of the irrigation systems including changes and repairs as necessary.
    •  Assist in monitoring turf grass health and ensuring the courses are being presented at the desired level of conditioning.
    •  Assist in  fertilizer and pesticide applications as necessary.
    •  Assist in management of part-time  golf course maintenance personnel.
    • Show good leadership by reinforcing expectations of LPN management and Golf Course Superintendent to part-time staff.
    • Requirements of the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

    • Must be capable of filling-in for Golf Course Superintendent when necessary.
    • Education in a Turfgrass related field preferred, but not required.
    • Experience in the golf industry or related field preferred, but not required.
    • Must be able to work flexible hours as required including nights and weekends. 
    • Must be able to maintain a positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations.
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • 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 https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofames?sort=PostingDate%7CDescending

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

    Email: pwynja@city.ames.ia.us             Cell: 515-231-7093

  • 01/23/2020 2:43 PM | Anonymous

    1st Assistant Superintendent

    Elmcrest Country Club. Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    Description:

    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. 

    Benefits:

    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

    Compensation:

    $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

                       -OR-

    nick@elmcrestcountryclub.com

  • 12/19/2019 8:22 AM | Anonymous

    Brooks Golf 

    2nd Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

    Overview

    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.

    Responsibilities

    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

    Reporting

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

    Functions

    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
    712-332-2675
    grassman@brooksgolfclub.com

  • 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)
    rvanfleet@thelegendclubs.com

    Deadline: Until position is filled




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