Internship Listings

Job listings are free of charge to all members. If you are a non-member and would like to post a job opening, the cost is $35. To post a job opening, please forward your listing to Chapter Executive Officer, Randy Robinson, at randy@iowaturfgrass.org.


  • 12/29/2023 12:39 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Seasonal Internship.docx

    Echo Valley Country Club

    2024 Seasonal Internship

    Echo Valley Country Club is seeking to fill an internship position for 2024. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who is eager to further their knowledge of turfgrass management. This position will provide the tools to learn day to day golf course management, not just daily routines.

    Job Tasks/Duties

    • Assist in chemical and fertilizer applications.
    • Assist in irrigation repair process.
    • Collaborate with lead assistant and superintendent to complete assignments.
    • Hand watering.
    • Daily Course Set-Up.
    • Lead lower-level employees in the performance of team projects.
    • Monitoring course conditions.
    • Learn basic equipment management practices.

    Educational Requirements

    • Currently enrolled in or aspiring 2-to-4-year Turf Management program.

    Experience Requirements

    • Prior golf course or related field preferred but not required.

    Salary

    • $16.00 - $19.00 / Hour

    Benefits

    • Golf Privileges
    • Uniforms
    Please send resumes to Director of Grounds - Ryan Lux

    Ryan.lux@echovalleycc.com or contact @ 712-229-1875

    Echo Valley is a family-owned, family-oriented private golf & country club located just 10 minutes from both Downtown Des Moines and the center of West Des Moines. Echo Valley Country Club is dedicated to its members, providing a place for friends of all ages to gather and enjoy incredible amenities like our award-winning 27-hole golf course, first-class practice facilities, swimming pool, tennis court and Clubhouse.

    A brand-new irrigation system was installed on the Creek 9 in 2022. Additionally, improvements were made to the control system on the Ridge 9, and the mainline was replaced. The pump station was replaced with a new Watertronics Station along with 3 new pumps and motors and a full dredging of the irrigation pond. The bunkers on all 27 holes have been rebuilt as Capillary Concrete bunkers with new bunker sand.


  • 09/06/2023 9:31 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    2024 Spring Hill Intern Post.pdf

    Spring Hill Golf Club is located fifteen miles west of Minneapolis, Minnesota in the suburb of Wayzata.  Spring Hill is a Tom Fazio designed, private golf club that opened for play in June 1999 and is currently. ranked in the Top 100 golf courses by Golf Digest and Golf Magazine. Spring Hill Golf Club was designed  to reflect the traditions of the game by establishing a professional caddy program which members are. required to use daily. Annual rounds are 8,000 for the six months of club operation.

    We are looking for two highly motivated individuals to work in coordination with the management staff to implement sound maintenance practices and achieve optimal turfgrass conditions. The internship will involve the student in the refinement of turfgrass quality and daily operation of a private golf club as well as tournament set up, project management, and irrigation programming and maintenance. Our Internship program is designed to prepare a student for the profession of Turfgrass Management by introducing them to all aspects of a golf course management, not just daily maintenance routines.

    Position:     Student Internship for 2024 golf season

    Course Operation:    Private course, open for a six month season, 18 holes, 7,153 yards, L-93 bentgrass greens, Dominant bentgrass tees and fairways, Kentucky bluegrass primary rough, fine fescue secondary rough, Toro Lynx irrigation system

    Internship Program:  Agronomic Programming- Be involved in planning and implementing the cultural maintenance plan for the season while learning different chemistries and uses of each. Learn the importance of proper calibration while making applications on a timely basis

    Managerial- Spend time with the managerial staff on how to plan and manage daily staffing to meet maintenance requirements

    Technical Education- Meet individually with industry representatives to learn company products and their place in golf course maintenance industry. Tour company facilities and see how industry specific products are made

    Special Projects: Irrigation- Learn to plan, purchase, and implement specific irrigation projects and be introduced to proper programming techniques

    Drainage- Learn to plan, establish quantities, order and project manage a specific drainage project during the golf season

    Salary and Benefits: Hourly wage will be $18.00/hr. The student intern will be expected to be flexible with scheduling while working 50 – 60 hours per week with overtime paid after 40 hours. The club will provide furnished housing, lunch, and laundered uniforms at no charge. Golf privileges are included

    Education: Candidate is expected to be enrolled in a Turfgrass Management program and have a basic knowledge of grounds maintenance equipment operations.

    Qualified candidates will be expected to acquire a Minnesota Pesticide
    Applicators License upon arrival. All cost will be covered by Spring Hill.


    Send Resumes To:

    Tim Johnson, Director of Grounds         Telephone: 952-476-4875

    Spring Hill Golf Club
    725 County Road 6
    Wayzata, Minnesota 55391

    timj@springhillgc.com

    Position Available: April 2024. Three, six, and nine month internships available



2021 IOWAGCSA.ORG.  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
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

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software