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  • 01/23/2020 2:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    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 member (Administrator)

    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

  • 05/17/2019 11:09 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    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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