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  • 11/18/2019 4:06 PM | Anonymous

    Internship Opportunity- Jester Park Golf Course

    Des Moines, IA

    The Company

    C-Corporation is a private golf course management company based in Des Moines, IA. C-Corporation manages five golf courses in and around Des Moines, including: A.H. Blank Golf Course, Bright Grandview Golf Course, Jester Park Golf Course, Terrace Hills Golf Course, and Waveland Golf Course.

    The Position:

    Jester Park Golf Course is currently accepting applications for the position of Golf Course Maintenance Intern. Jester Park Golf Course is a 27-hole golf and practice facility, located just minutes north of Des Moines, IA. In 2018, Jester Park completed a total Rain Bird irrigation system installation and clubhouse expansion/renovation. 

    This position is full time (40+ hours/wk) and has a flexible length of employment. Typical schedule is 6a-2p Monday-Friday and every other weekend, but hours could vary. The golf course maintenance intern will have responsibilities in all areas of the golf course maintenance operation. Potentially including, but not limited to: golf course set up, chemical applications, irrigation system repair and operation, landscape projects, equipment operation/maintenance, daily mowing tasks, and any other duties required of a golf course grounds department.

    While some type of golf course work experience is helpful, none is required. 

    The Benefits

    Salary: $11-$13/hr based upon experience. 

    Working outdoors in a fun, fast paced environment, with a great staff. Excellent opportunity to learn and grow professionally. It is very possible this position could develop into a permanent, full time opportunity.

    To Apply/Questions

    Email your resume or question to:

    Bob Begey, Superintendent

    Jester Park Golf Course

    jpgolfgrounds@gmail.com

    Office: 515-999-2049

  • 10/24/2019 9:18 AM | Anonymous


    • Spirit Hollow is located in Southeast Iowa, and it lays on a truly breathtaking property.  Spirit Hollow is a daily fee golf course and allows everyone to experience championship level conditions.  Ranked annually by both Golf Digest and Golfweek as one of the best courses in the state of Iowa.  

      Spirit Hollow is now accepting resumes for the 2019 summer season.  We our seeking individuals who are eager to learn all aspects of golf course maintenance.  Interns will work under the supervision of the golf course superintendent and will need to obtain an Iowa pesticide license.

      Interns will be a vital part of our team here at Spirit hollow and will gain valuable experience in:

    • ·      Irrigation repair and operation
    • ·      Pesticide and Fertilizer applications
    • ·      Course Marking
    • ·      Topdressing of greens, tees, and fairways
    • ·      Aerification – core, solid, and venting
    • ·      Managing small crews
    • ·      Managing small project
    • ·      Scouting and TDR use
    • ·      Flower & Plant material management
    • ·      All proper mowing practices
    • Cross Training experience with other departments.  We will give you a snapshot of the golf operations, food & beverage, and hospitality departments.  This will be invaluable instruction that can give you advantages as you start your career.

      The professional experience and relationships gained here at Spirit Hollow will last a lifetime.

      All Interns are afforded:

    • ·      Complimentary Housing
    • ·      Lunch during shifts
    • ·      Discounted meals & merchandise
    • ·      Playing privileges
    • ·      Monthly intern/staff mixers
    • ·      Uniforms
    • ·      Use of hiking trails
    • ·      Monthly golf clinic by professional 
    • Hourly wage: $14.00 (minimum 10 hours OT)

      Requirements:  

    • ·      Great attitude
    • ·      Obtain Iowa pesticide license
    • ·      Enrolled in 2-4 year degree in:  Horticulture, Agronomy, Ag Science, Landscaping, Turfgrass or related field.
    • ·      85-day minimum working days

    Send Resumes to:

    David Beik, Superintendent

    10868 50th Street

    Burlington, IA, 52601

    Or

    dave@spirithollow.com

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