12/03/2021 9:16 AM | Anonymous

Wakonda Club is excited to announce the exceptional opportunity of Second Assistant Superintendent.  Founded in 1922, Wakonda Club is a private, member-owned golf and country club located in the heart of Des Moines which also hosts the Principal Charity Classic on The Champions Tour annually. On the cusp of its Centennial celebration, Wakonda is also working through a Master Plan for restoration of the Golf Course as well as installation of a new irrigation system.  Wakonda Club prides itself on its professional and courteous staff, beautiful golf course, clay tennis courts, pool oasis and clubhouse that serve as the base for active dining and social activities.

The Second Assistant will report directly to the Golf Course Superintendent and First Assistant Superintendent.  Qualified candidates should be self-motivated, have a positive attitude, and are proactive in their communication regarding Golf Course maintenance and monitoring.  The selected candidate will be directly involved in daily setup operations, irrigation system operation and hand watering, pesticide and fertilizer applications, training of staff, and record keeping. 


  • Assist in executing daily departmental operations and goals
  • Ensure the overall organization and cleanliness of the golf course, equipment and maintenance facility.
  • Train staff on proper equipment operation, established procedures and techniques so that staff are aware of how to properly perform assigned tasks          
  • Repair of irrigation control boxes, pipes and irrigation heads as needed
  • Apply pesticides and fertilizers accurately and responsibly
  • Have a high level of attention to detail and to evaluate the course from the player's perspective
  • Lead crews to execute projects
  • Any other duties as may be required by Golf Course Superintendent or 1st Assistant Superintendent


  • Health Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • National GCSAA dues paid
  • Staff Meals
  • Golfing Privileges
  • Pesticide License and related test and testing materials paid
  • Local conference costs paid

Effective start date of January 3rd, 2022

Please send resumes to Dane Wilson, Golf Course Superintendent

The Iowa Golf Course Superintendents Association is a 501(c)6 nonprofit organization.
1605 North Ankeny Boulevard, Suite 210, Ankeny, IA 50023-4163   |   Phone: 515-635-0306

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