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Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

Assistant-in-Training/2nd Assistant Superintendent

Equipment Manager

Irrigation Specialist

Sales Representative

Sales, Commercial—Territory Manager

Second Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

 

FULL DESCRIPTION

POSITION

Territory Manager—Commercial Sales
Reports to: Regional Sales & Operations Manager

Location

Turf Star, Inc.
Territory: Western Washington from Metro Seattle area south and includes the Washington Peninsula

MAJOR FUNCTION:

Sales of Commercial Power equipment to Golf Courses, Schools, Parks, Cemeteries, Fairgrounds, Ball Fields, Race Tracks and Estates in specified sales territory. Manage relationships with existing accounts and prospect for new business. Represent Turf Star in a professional, ethical manner when dealing with Customers and internal staff.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Maintain or exceed performance metrics in a variety of disciplines, some of which may change to address market conditions. These are to consistently include: Sales and Gross Margin Quotas in New, Pre-Owned, Demo, and Allied product lines. Metrics are also to be met in the demonstration and quoting of both New and Demo products.
  2. Use Company CRM to manage account activity to include; contact management, sales forecasting, call reports and scheduling.
  3. Manage equipment demos with accounts to include communicating functionality, safe operation, including features, benefits and advantages verses competition.
    1. Check out and return demos in accordance with the rules of the Company’s Demo Reservation System. Individual equipment demos not exceed four hours in duration unless approved by Regional Sales Manager.
  4. Provide accurate quotes and configuration of products to Customers in a timely manner. Provide finance options when requested.
  5. Customer follow-up and operator training after the sale. Minimum requirement twenty-four hour phone call after delivery of equipment.
    1. Supports all non-commissioned programs (myTurf, TLC) in interest of building strategic relationship with client
  6. Participation in company sponsored events, training, trade shows, organizations, meetings and other web related activities.
  7. Develops and maintains a thorough understanding of all products, including specific product configurations, pricing strategies and usage of proprietary software necessary for professional representation in all modes.
    1. Maintains in vehicle supply of supporting product sales and technical literature.
  8. Represent company, externally and internally, with a winning and positive attitude, making certain critical comments are to be delivered in and to the appropriate audience and venue.
  9. Operate and Maintain Company owned vehicle and equipment trailer. Truck and trailer to be clean, free of any mechanical defects, and current on required maintenance.
    1. Vehicle and trailer to be operated in a safe manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws.
    2. Visual inspection of both truck/trailer daily basis to insure safe operating environment.
  10. Responsible for proper use and security of Company owned assets, to include cell phone, laptop computer, etc.
  11. Must present a professional appearance acceptable within industry standards.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Physically lift fifty to seventy-five pounds
    • Physical activity to include: coupling truck and trailer, loading, securing with straps and unloading equipment
  • Capable of working in extreme heat and cold conditions, outside elements
  • Demonstrate proper use of equipment both riding and walking types of commercial lawn mowers
  • Road Warrior—Driving company vehicle for extended periods of time
  • Strong computer skills to include—Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Obtain and maintain SMEI SCPS accreditation. (aka SMEI Certified Professional Sales Person)
  • Adhere to Company requirements for returning phone calls in a timely manner, both internal and external

SPECIFICATIONS

• Minimum undergraduate degree from accredited school or university, or have a minimum 5 years turf industry experience

• Possess excellent oral and written communication skills

• Demonstrate computer skills prior to hiring

• Display a winning attitude

 

 RÉsumÉs to & IMPORTANT NOTES

  • The territory is Western Washington from the Metro Seattle area south and includes the Washington Peninsula
  • Resumes should be submitted electronically only, and sent to Jeff Perry, Regional Manager, Pacific Northwest, Turf Star/Western Equipment at jeff.perry@turfstar.com
  • Members of WWGCSA that are interested in more information should contact their current Territory Manager

Posted 8.10.18
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POSITION

Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

Location

Bald Eagle Golf Club
Point Roberts, WA

Location and Desccription

Bald Eagle Golf Club located in the scenic coastal community of Point Roberts, is an 18-Hole championship golf course designed by Wayne Carleton, now under the direction of new Ownership. In 2003, Bald Eagle was ranked as the 8th Best New Public Course by Golf Digest Magazine. Bald Eagle is known for its classic design, aesthetic value and dry conditions, set in a mature forested setting in Point Roberts WA.

Overview

The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent reports directly to the Golf Course Superintendent. Under the Superintendent's guidance, the Assistant Superintendent will direct and participate in the maintenance of the golf course and practice facilities. The Assistant Superintendent will also play an integral role in leading staff members as well as hiring and training new staff to meet and exceed the expectation level and standards of the Bald Eagle Golf Club. The Assistant Superintendent may serve in the Superintendent's capacity during an absence.

General Responsibilities and Requirements

  1. Inspect golf facility on a daily basis, monitor the conditioning and playability of all 18 holes and practice areas
  2. Delegate and schedule daily responsibilities to maintenance staff with Superintendent
  3. Assist in maintaining inventory and advise Superintendent and Mechanic of any equipment and/or supplies in need to ensure the proper maintenance and efficiency of the operation
  4. Supervise the staff and participate in conducting performance appraisals to ensure the standards are achieved to meet and exceed the expectations of the Bald Eagle Golf Club
  5. Make recommendations to the Superintendent related to the maintenance necessary to meet and exceed the expectation levels of the Bald Eagle Golf Club
  6. Assist in establishing annual operating and capital expenditure budgets and review payroll reports for accuracy and approval
  7. Instruct and train staff in safe equipment use, proper maintenance, and safe operating procedures
  8. Organize and keep accurate records on maintenance procedures, pesticide/fertilizer applications, safety meetings, and staff assignments
  9. Assist in the renovation of the golf course. A working knowledge of course renovation and construction will be considered an asset.
  10. Supervises and participates in the operation/maintenance of pumps, rainbird irrigation system and drainage systems. Troubleshoot, program, repair in coordination with superintendent
  11. Supervises and/or operates the use of pesticides and fertility applications by performing accurate calibration techniques to all equipment and training
  12. Operates with the highest competency all golf course related equipment, including specialty machinery needed to renovate and maintain the golf course
  13. Complies with all of the Bald Eagle Golf Club policies and procedures as set out by the Superintendent and Management team

Qualifications

  • Degree or certificate in Turfgrass Management or related field considered an asset
  • Experience as Superintendent, Assistant, 2nd Assistant Superintendent, Foreman with a proven background in a progressive environment
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Computer skills including Microsoft office programs, Rainbird Software, e-mail, internet, social media, staffing software
  • Valid driver’s license and pesticide applicators certificate or capable of attaining within 6 months of employment
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to do what it takes, working long hours, weekends and holidays
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving skills, taking initiative based on professional interpretation
  • Self-motivated, hands on and willing to contribute to the agronomic team to provide high quality turf conditions

Salary Range

$3,500 – $4,000 per month D.O.E.

 RÉsumÉs to

Please send your resume and cover letter via email to:

Leah White—Administration

leah@baldeaglegc.com

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected will be called for an interview.

Posted 8.4.18
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POSITION

Equipment Manager

Location

Seattle Golf Club
Seattle, WA

Course Operation

Facility is an 18-hole private club established in 1900. Our equipment fleet is a combination of new Toro and John Deere equipment all updated within last 5-7 years. Maintenance facility was built and completed in 2000.

Responsibilities

The Equipment Manager reports daily to the Superintendent and oversees a comprehensive preventative maintenance program and repairs to all golf course equipment. This position will assist in training employees on equipment, conduct safety meetings and play a large role in planning/construction of new wash bay. The candidate will also provide recommendations for purchase/lease capital equipment.

Requirements

Individual must have 3 years of experience in maintenance and repair of golf course equipment. Must provide a set of tools and possess the ability to lift 50 pounds. Candidate will display good communication skills and ability to work well with others.

Starting Wage

This is a full-time position with competitive wages depending on experience/qualifications.

Benefits

Seattle Golf Club will provide medical, dental, vision and life insurance, paid annual vacation, sick time, holiday pay, 401-K retirement plan, tool allowance, lunches, Christmas bonus, uniforms, paid association dues and continuing education, golf privileges and Proshop discounts.

Start Date

September 2018

 RÉsumÉs to

Matt Schuldt
Seattle Golf Club
210 NW 145th St.
Seattle WA, 98177
206-362-1209

mattschuldt@seattlegolfclub.com

Posted 8.3.18
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Assistant-in-Training/2nd Assistant Superintendent

Location

Sahalee Country Club
Sammamish, WA

Description

Sahalee Country Club first opened for play in 1969 and was recently ranked among America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses by Golf Digest. The championship caliber design originated from nationally recognized golf course architect Ted Robinson with later renovation by Rees Jones. Carved out of the Cascade foothills on the greater Sammamish plateau, Sahalee Country Club is located just 15 miles east of downtown Seattle and was the site of the 1998 PGA Championship, 2010 U.S. Senior Open and 2016 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. The property offers 27 championship golf holes to its’ private membership. The 27 holes consist of three 9-hole courses of equal stature: The North, South and East course, any two of which can be combined to a standard 18-hole course.

Responsibilities

This position will assist with the planning and execution in all aspects of the golf course maintenance program in a capacity that will prepare them with the necessary skills to become a successful 1st Assistant Golf Course Superintendent.

Requirements

  • 2-4 year Turf Management degree & previous golf course experience
  • Positive attitude, solid work ethic and high attention to detail
  • Strong leadership qualities and decision making skills
  • Willingness to learn and share ideas within a proactive team environment

Starting Wage

$18/hour

Benefits

  • Paid health insurance including dental and vision
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • 401(K) plan
  • Holiday bonus
  • Uniforms
  • Meals
  • Generous golfing privileges
  • Housing Assistance

Start Date

Immediately

RÉsumÉs to

Marcus Harness
Golf Course Superintendent
425-868-1600
Marcus.sahalee@comcast.net

Posted 7.26.18
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POSITION

Head Golf Course and Grounds Superintendent

Location

Glen Acres Golf & Country Club
Seattle, WA

Description

Located minutes south of downtown, Glen Acres Golf and Country Club has been long-regarded as the state’s top 9-hole/18 tee golf course. The Club is seeking a full-time Golf Course and Grounds Superintendent who will be responsible for all aspects of golf course maintenance, agronomy, equipment and maintenance staff.

Job Duties

  • Oversee and participate in the overall care and maintenance of turf grass, bunkers & landscaping in areas of responsibility
  • Ability to train and supervise current and incoming staff team members
  • Strong background in chemical and fertilizer applications, irrigation technology and watering, and safe usage of equipment. Ability to adhere to local and state ecological & reporting requirements
  • Create and follow annual agronomic plan & budget. Work cooperatively with governing Board liaison and key stakeholders to create short and long-range capital equipment and golf course improvement programs and budgets
  • Must be proficient in leading by positive example. Be able to work weekends and holidays, mornings and evenings as business and course condition demands.

Overview

The Golf Course & Grounds Superintendent maintains the 45.5 acres that makes up Glen Acres’ 9-hole golf course. We are seeking a candidate that will bring his or her passion and expertise in providing a welcoming, attractive, and ready for play golf course product that meets or exceeds our owner and guest expectations and contributes to the overall appeal and appearance of the Club.

Qualifications

  • Degree or certificate in Turfgrass Management or related field preferred by not required
  • 3+ years of experience in golf course maintenance. Safety awareness and course development experience a plus
  • Must possess a strong work ethic, professional demeanor, communications skills, both written and verbal, and an eye for detail
  • Ability to obtain Washington Pesticide Applicator License within the first 60 days of employment.

Starting Salary

$4,870 – $5,208 per month based on qualifications and experience

Benefits

  • Medical insurance stipend
  • Job Description
  • Annual performance review
  • Annual Golf Course Superintendent’s Association of America (GCSAA) dues paid
  • Annual paid vacation and personal days off
  • Limited individual and family golf privileges
  • Personal uniform provided
  • Employee meal discount
  • Golf Shop Merchandise discounts

RÉsumÉs to

This position is open until filled. Potential candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to:

Deb Ruder, Finance Manager Glen Acres Golf and Country Club 1000 S. 112th Street
Seattle, Washington 98168
or
deb@glenacresgolf.com

Specific questions regarding this position may be directed to:

Dan Harrington, PGA Head Golf Professional dan@glenacresgolf.com

206-244-3786

Posted 5.29.18
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Equipment Manager

Location

Fircrest Golf Club
Fircrest, WA

Course Operation

Responsibilities

The Equipment Manager will be responsible for maintenance and repair of all golf course equipment. This includes small engine repair and cutting unit rebuilding and adjustment.

Requirements

  • Experience of three years in golf course maintenance and repair
  • Ability to implement a equipment maintenance program
  • Good team work and communication skills

Compensation/Benefits

  • Full time hourly position
  • Insurance benefits—medical, dental, vision
  • Benefits include vacation, sick and holidays
  • 401K
  • Paid association dues and education expenses

Availability

Immediately

RÉsumÉs to

John Alexander
Fircrest Golf Club
1500 Regents BLVD
Fircrest WA 98466

253-219-7373

John@fircrestgolf.com

Posted 5.9.18
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POSITION

Second Assistant Superintendent

Location

Broadmoor Golf Club
Seattle, WA

Overview

Broadmoor Golf Club is a premier, private 18 hole golf club located in Seattle, Washington. Broadmoor was founded in 1924 and has hosted multiple PGA Tour events, USGA Championships and NCAA Championships. Broadmoor is currently in the process of finishing a master plan restoration of the golf course which consists of yearly construction projects. This position will play an integral role in providing daily championship playing conditions, as well as gain experience with in-house and contracted projects.

Responsibilities

The 2nd Assistant Superintendent will work directly with the Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents in all aspects of golf course maintenance, including budgeting and equipment purchases. Candidate will be responsible for communicating and training daily work assignments with maintenance staff. This position will also be responsible for overseeing chemical/fertilizer applications, planning and executing drainage/irrigation repairs and installation, assisting in the management of future golf course construction projects.

Qualifications

Candidate must have a minimum of three years golf course maintenance experience. Must have a certificate or degree in Turf Management/Agronomy. Candidate will promote a positive working environment, team work, honesty, attention to detail and professionalism throughout candidate’s tenure.

Starting Wage

$46,000-$50,000 Annual Salary DOE

Benefits

Broadmoor Golf Club will provide medical/dental/vision insurance, 401K, paid vacation/sick time, Christmas Bonus, GCSAA/WWGCSA/NTA association dues, meals, uniforms and golf privileges.

Available

Immediately

RÉsumÉs to

Please send cover letter/résumé/references to:

Sean McDonough
Golf Course Superintendent
Broadmoor Golf Club
2340 Broadmoor Drive East
Seattle, WA 98112

smcdonough@broadmoorgolfclub.com

Posted 5.4.18
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POSITION

Irrigation Specialist

Overview

Broadmoor Golf Club is a premier, private 18 hole golf club located in Seattle, Washington. Broadmoor was founded in 1924 and has hosted multiple PGA Tour events, USGA Championships and NCAA Championships.

Responsibilities

The Irrigation Specialist will work directly with the Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents in all aspects of golf course maintenance and special projects. The operation and upkeep of a newer Rain Bird irrigation system will be a main focus of this position.

Qualifications

Candidate must have a minimum of three years golf course maintenance experience and some hands-on experience with irrigation operation and repair. Candidate must demonstrate professionalism, a positive attitude, attention to detail and willingness to bring new ideas to the forefront.

Starting Wage

$19–$20/hour, DOE, overtime available

Benefits

Broadmoor Golf Club will provide medical/dental/vision insurance, 401K, paid vacation/sick time, Christmas Bonus, meals, uniforms and golf privileges.

Available

Immediately

RÉsumÉs to

Sean McDonough
Golf Course Superintendent
Broadmoor Golf Club
2340 Broadmoor Drive East
Seattle, WA 98112

smcdonough@broadmoorgolfclub.com

Posted 5.4.18
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Assistant Superintendent

Location

Black Butte Ranch
Sisters, OR

Operation

36 Hole Resort facility. Big Meadow Golf Course and Glaze Meadow Golf Course. Toro and Rainbird irrigation systems.

Responsibilities

The assistant superintendent will be involved in the daily and long term planning and direction of the golf course maintenance operation. Will work closely with, and under the direction of, the golf course superintendent. Duties will include all activities crucial to maintaining a quality golf course; crew training and supervision, fertilizer and pesticide application, construction project supervision, irrigation repair and scheduling and daily inspection of golf course and grounds.

Requirements

A two or four year degree in turfgrass management and some practical golf course experience. Must have or obtain Oregon pesticide applicators license within 3 months of hire. This is a hands-on position that requires attention to detail, good communication skills and a positive attitude.

Compensation

This is a full time year round salary position $38,000-$40,000 depending on experience. Health, dental, Life insurance and 401k plan are available. Paid holidays, golf privileges, uniforms, meal and merchandise discounts.

Available

April 12, 2018

RÉsumÉs to

Jeff Fought
Director of Golf
Black Butte Ranch
PO Box 8000
Black Butte Ranch, Oregon 97759

Tel: 541-595-1545
Fax: 541-595-1293

jfought@blackbutteranch.com

Posted 4.17.18
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POSITION

Assistant Superintendent

LOCATION

The Golf Club at Redmond Ridge
Redmond, WA

DESCRIPTION

Set in the watershed of Redmond, Washington, The Golf Club at Redmond Ridge is the latest addition to the Oki Golf portfolio of exceptional golf properties. Formerly known as Trilogy Golf Club, the course carves its way through native forests and challenging water features, while providing incredible views of the Cascade Mountains. The beautiful surroundings blend naturally with the challenging par-70 Gary Panks golf course design to create one of the region's finest and most challenging golf experiences.

DUTIES

  • The ability to train and supervise current and incoming team members
  • Strong background in irrigation technology and all skills required for chemical applications
  • Possess good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be comfortable and willing to “roll up the sleeves” and lead by positive example
  • Be able to work weekends and holidays, mornings and evenings as business demands

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree or certificate in Turfgrass Management or related field would be considered
  • At least 2+ years golf course maintenance management experience
  • The ability to obtain Washington Pesticide Applicator License within the first 60 day of employment
  • Must possess a strong work ethic, a professional manner, and an eye for detail

SALARY

$42,000

BENEFITS

Full Time (30hrs + per week) may be eligible for:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Telehealth Coverage
  • Company paid Life Insurance and Long Term Disability
  • FSA options
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Golf Benefits, Meal and Merchandise discount

RÉsumÉs to

Potential candidates can apply on company website (okigolf.com).

-or-

Send résumé and cover letter to:
Justin Kochevar
Golf Course Superintendent
justink@redmondridgegolf.com

Posted 4.6.18
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POSITION

Equipment Manager

Location

Manito Golf & Country Club
Spokane, WA

Course Operation

  • 18-hole private club established in 1922
  • $860,000 course maintenance budget
  • New course maintenance facility completed in 2006

Responsibilities

The Equipment Manager will report directly to the Superintendent and will be responsible for preventative maintenance and repair of all golf course maintenance equipment. Additional aspects of the position will involve training of equipment operators and providing recommendations concerning golf course equipment replacement and purchasing.

Requirements

  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to three years experience in golf course equipment maintenance & repair
  • Self-motivation to develop and conduct high quality equipment maintenance program
  • Good teamwork and communication skills
  • Desire and motivation to be involved in producing excellent golf course playing conditions
  • Prior experience in keeping computerized maintenance records is desirable

Compensation/Benefits

This is a year round position paying a competitive hourly wage based on qualifications.

Other employee benefits include:

  • Fully paid medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Paid annual vacation & holidays
  • 401-K retirement plan
  • Paid association dues & continuing education expenses
  • Uniforms
  • Golf privileges

Available

Immediately

Application deadline

March 23, 2018, or until filled

RÉsumÉs to

Tim Ansett, CGCS
Manito Golf & Country Club
4404 South Perry St.
Spokane, WA 99223

Tel 509-624-0234

Cell 509-385-7835

manitosupt@comcast.net

Posted 4.12.18
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POSITION

Sales Representative (Entry Level)

Location

Pacific Golf & Turf
Snohomish, WA

Job Overview

Pacific Golf & Turf has an awesome opportunity for the right individual!! We are an established company that strives to be the best at taking care of our customers. We are a Regional Equipment Distributor seeking an Entry Level Sales Representative in the Sports Industry. The position will assist with all aspects of the sales process of new and used equipment. 

The appropriate person will have a competitive drive, some experience with golf & turf industry, have mechanical aptitude and high energy level.

Details & Responsibilities

  • Location:  Snohomish, WA
  • Assist in preparing quotes, gathering credit information, preparing contracts and closing orders
  • Assist with customer relationship events to build customer loyalty to increase market share
  • Assist with Sales Presentations to Sell/Lease equipment; demonstrating equipment, assisting in technical presentations, etc.
  • Interview customers to determine customer needs and work with Sales Reps to develop and present solutions to their equipment needs
  • Conduct Customer Equipment Surveys—gather data on equipment current owned/leased by customers
  • Assist with Sales Admin, Sales Forecasts, etc.
  • Assist/Update contact management database
  • Assist with equipment setup and delivery

Qualificiation Requirements

  • Successful candidate will have a positive attitude and enjoy being part of a team
  • Associates degree, preferred
  • Experience with operating equipment, such as large landscaping equipment, preferred
  • Quality customer service a must
  • General office skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel, typing 45 wpm and general knowledge of a 10-key calculator CRT/Data Entry
  • Excellent Communication and organizational skills, required
  • Three year clean driving record and be insurable
  • Experience with driving while pulling a trailer, preferred
  • Ability to lift a weight of 50# or more, on occasion
  • Ability to solve practical problems and ability to read/interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Position is contingent on passing a pre-employment drug screen & driving abstract review

Additional Information

  • Hourly, Full-time
  • Compensation, competitive wages, DOE
  • Full benefits available, including 401K
  • Hours: Day shift

RÉsumÉs to

Marlene Hardwick
Human Resources Manager
14625 SE Stark St.
Portland, O 97233

360-921-8750

mhardwick@pacificgolfturf.com

Posted 4.12.18
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POSITION

Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

Locaton

Aldarra Golf Club

Description

Aldarra Golf Club is a golf only facility, with our goal each day of providing the best conditions possible for members and their guests located in Sammamish, WA. The course opened in 2000 for play and was designed by Tom Fazio. The crew varies in size from 16–25 individuals depending on the season.  

Ideal Candidate Posesses (at minimum) the following

  • Possess an eye for detail
  • The ability to problem solve and take ownership
  • Punctuality
  • A strong work ethic
  • Goals to succeed within the industry
  • The ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to accept constructive feedback

Duties

  • Communicate with the Superintendent multiple times each day to discuss current and future plans
  • Organize and plan in-house projects
  • Organzie meetings with other assistants and staff members to help achieve goals
  • Educate, train, and motivate all staff members
  • Planning and application of fertilizers and pesticides throughout the property
  • Oversee the daily operations in the absence of the Superintendent

Requirements

Résumés will be accepted until November 20th. The first round of interviews will be conducted via Skype and the second round will be conducted in person on property. The individual should tailor his/her cover letter around the following two questions:

  • What kind of work style do you have?
  • What sparked your interest in the golf industry?

Salary Position

$55,000+

RÉsumÉs to

aldarragcturf@gmail.com

Posted 11.6.17
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