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GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT

Job Title

Head Golf Course and Grounds Superintendent

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 résumé to:

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

Specific questions regarding this position may be directed to:

Dan Harrington, PGA
Head Golf Professional
dan@glenacresgolf.com
or
206-244-3786

Glen Acres Golf & Country Club—Seattle—3.7.19
Description

Bear Mountain Ranch Golf Course, located in Chelan, WA is an upscale 18 hole public golf course which opened in 2005. The property sits on a natural plateau overlooking Lake Chelan providing golfers with panoramic views and a spectacular golf experience.

Bear Mountain Ranch is seeking a golf course superintendent to oversee and manage the grounds and staff of the maintenance department.

Responsibilities
  • Develop annual budget and execute capital plans
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and government regulations
  • Procure supplies and materials within budgetary restrictions
  • Mix, calibrate, schedule and apply chemicals and fertilizers
  • Hire, train, schedule, and manage department members to ensure daily tasks are completed efficiently
  • Develop modules, lead safety meetings, and incorporate into daily performance
  • Collaborate with general manager and golf shop daily to reach long and short-term goals
  • Utilize technology (excel, irrigation software, word) for record keeping and scheduling
  • Provide agronomic direction for the healthy growth of grass and surrounding environment
  • Lead the installation, scheduling, and management of irrigation
  • Monitor disease, pest, and weed control
Qualifications
  • Prefer an education of at least a two year Turf Certificate and/or a minimum work experience of two years as an assistant
  • Experience mixing, scheduling and applying chemicals and fertilizers
  • Knowledge of installation, scheduling and managing irrigation
  • Ability to hire, train and manage maintenance staff efficiently
  • Strong communication skills
Compensation

This is a 10 month salaried position from mid February to mid December.

  • Salary DOE
  • Uniform
  • Golf Privileges
  • Association dues paid
  • Discounted meals
  • Cell phone allowance
Résumés to

Please send resume via email to Don Barth, owner, at bearmtgolf@gmail.com

Bear Mountain Ranch Golf Course—Chelan—2.28.19
Scope of Responsibility

To create exceptional playing conditions, and manage the maintenance department with a constant mindset of improving the operation for our guests, team members, and owners.

Supervises

Maintenance Foreman; Pesticides Application Specialist; Irrigation Specialist; Equipment Operator; Equipment Mechanics

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Maintains all grounds and course maintenance equipment.
  2. Develops systems to insure scheduling, training, supervising and evaluation of all personnel assigned to department.
  3. Supervises planting, fertilizing and care of turf, plants, shrubs, trees and other facilities on the golf course.
  4. Assists General Manager in developing annual budget and capital plan for department; takes corrective action as necessary to help assure that budget goals are met.
  5. Works to meet or exceed established Golf Course Maintenance budgetary expense guidelines.
  6. Demonstrates positive leadership characteristics that empower and inspire employees to meet and exceed standards, while being a role model for the values of Columbia Hospitality.
  7. Manages the selection and preparation proper fertilizers and nutrients for all flora and fauna. Develops sound fertilization and chemical application procedures and annual plans.
  8. Implements and enforces comprehensive safety program for employees, members and guests on course in compliance with local, state and federal laws.
  9. Communicates as necessary with departmental heads to discuss conditions of facilities, maintenance plans and scheduled events.
  10. Insures that chemicals, petroleum and other controlled products are used, stored, and disposed of in accordance with local, state and federal regulations. Maintains required records and strives to minimize the use of chemicals and petroleum products. SDS records maintained.
  11. Plans professional development and training activities for team members.
Qualificiations, Education, and/or Experience
  1. Minimum of five year’s golf course experience with golf courses, preferably with northern grasses
  2. Must have or possesses a valid pesticide license in the turf or ornamental category
  3. Experience with construction and maintenance of golf course greens, tees and fairways; the preparation and maintenance of an irrigation system including pumping stations and controls.
  4. Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of workers and equipment; prepare clear and concise reports; and maintain effective employee and public relations. Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
  5. Computer literacy is required to perform functions of the job
  6. Possession of a valid driver’s license
  7. Must be in good standing with the GCSAA
Schedule Requirements

This is a Full-time—Exempt (Salaried) position

Compensation

DOE, Full Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K Match, 15 Days PTO)

General

Columbia Hospitality is a premier hospitality management company focused on the personal success and growth of its team members. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Columbia Hospitality employs nearly sixteen hundred people throughout the Pacific Northwest to serve the needs of our upscale, award-winning hospitality venues.

Résumés to

Please apply online by clicking here.

McCormick Woods—Port Orchard—12.14.18

ASSISTANT GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT

Property

Ranked #37 in Golf Digest’s Top 100 Courses and winner of Golf Digest's Best New Course of 2014 award, Gamble Sands, sits on a high plateau overlooking the Columbia River Valley. Designed by world-renowned architect David McLay Kidd, the golf course is oversized in every respect, with enormously wide fairways, mammoth greens, no rough and the most panoramic vistas of any ranked course.

Reports To

Golf Course Superintendent

Position Purpose

Manage and maintain golf course properties including golf courses, clubhouse grounds and landscaping, open spaces and the equipment used to maintain these areas at the direction of the Superintendent. Responsible for the implementation of all golf course maintenance programs.

General Description of Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintains all grounds and course maintenance equipment according to the club’s / company’s turf management program with the assistance of the Superintendent.
  • Schedules, trains, supervises and evaluates all personnel assigned to department with the assistance of the Superintendent.
  • Maintains accurate work records for all personnel in the department with the assistance of the Superintendent.
  • Supervises and/or executes all planting, fertilizing, care and removal of turf, plants, shrubs, trees and other facilities on the golf course.
  • Maintains course in proper playing condition.
  • Inspects course regularly to evaluate and recommend improvements.
  • Inspects irrigation pump station frequently to ensure safe operation.
  • Helps to ensure that entire golf maintenance facility is clean and organized (including irrigation parts room, chemical storage room, and mechanics parts room).
  • Oversees repairs of broken water lines or valves and may perform necessary repairs in an emergency.
  • Records all maintenance on course for review with the Superintendent.
  • Establishes short- and long-range plans for the golf course with the Superintendent.
  • Oversees the application of fertilizers and nutrients for the property.
  • Works closely with the Superintendent to implement the property’s safety program.
  • Ensures that chemicals, petroleum and other controlled products are used, stored and disposed of in accordance with local, state and federal regulations; maintains required records and strives to minimize the use of chemicals and petroleum products.
  • Communicates as necessary with the golf shop relating to on-course activities.
  • Attends staff and management meetings.
  • Keeps members informed about current and future maintenance activities.
  • Conducts daily facility security checks ensuring accurate inventory of equipment and keys.
Position Description
  • Plans professional development and training activities for subordinates including safety training for equipment use and proper handling of fertilizers, herbicides, and all other chemicals used on course; assures that SDSs are available in convenient location.
  • Works with Superintendent to ensure proper landscaping for property outside of golf course including the clubhouse and surrounding areas.
  • Helps to coordinate applicable work with outside contractors.
  • Determines when course should be closed due to weather conditions that may damage the course if play continues.
  • Conducts other appropriate tasks assigned by the General Manager or Superintendent.
  • Have a basic understanding of the rules of golf.
  • Be up-to-date on federal, state and local laws on golf course operations.
  • Some administrative and executive ability, especially critical in problem-solving and decision-making. Need to work in “team” atmosphere while executing the vision of the Superintendent.
  • Ability to perform required role in emergency situations.
  • An interest in the game of golf is preferred.
Experience Education Certification Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Horticulture or Plant Science is preferred.
  • An Associate’s degree from an intensive two-year turf grass management program.
  • Previous work as an assistant to an experienced Golf Course Superintendent is required
  • Previous supervisory experience in a club or golf course setting.
  • Golf Course Superintendent Association of America(GCSAA)
  • Pesticide Application certification.
  • Valid driver’s license.
Physical Requirements
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions.
  • Frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • Able to meet and perform the physical requirements and to work effectively in an environment which is typical of this position.
  • Frequent lifting, bending, climbing, stooping and pulling.
Résumés to

Please submit cover letter and resume to Golf Course Superintendent Josh Truan at jtruan@gamblesands.com.

Gamble Sands—Brewster—5.19.19
Location and Description

Eaglemont Golf Club is an 18-hole championship-quality public golf course and an outstanding events venue, located in the heart of the beautiful Skagit Valley in Mount Vernon, Washington. Combining challenging golf with spectacular scenery, the course at Eaglemont offers golfers a memorable experience. Each of our holes is unique and separated from the others (no up and back golf here) and you will likely hit every club in your bag at least once during your round. Our Clubhouse sits on top of a hill, overlooking the starting holes, and in the background, the Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains are visible!

Overview

The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent reports directly to the Golf Course Superintendent. The successful candidate should have knowledge and experience is all aspects of golf course maintenance. Under the Superintendent's guidance, the Assistant Superintendent will direct and participate in the maintenance of the golf course, practice facilities, and non-turf areas. The Assistant Superintendent will also play an integral role in hiring, training, and leading the maintenance team to meet and exceed the expectation level and standards of Eaglemont Golf Course. The Assistant Superintendent may serve in the Superintendent's capacity during an absence.

Qualifications
  • Degree or certificate in Turfgrass Management or related field.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft office programs, Toro Site Pro software, e-mail, internet.
  • Valid driver’s license and Washington State pesticide applicators certificate.
  • Strong work ethic & willingness to do what it takes, sometimes working long hours, weekends and holidays.

Salary Range

$3,400 to $4,000 per month DOE.

Benefits
  • Golf privileges
  • Clubhouse discount
  • Uniform allowance
  • GCSAA, WWGCSA dues, and regional conferences covered.
Résumés to

Please send your resume with cover letter via email to: superintendent@eaglemontgolfcourse.com

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

Eaglemont Golf Club—Mount Vernon—4.2.19
Location and Description

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. The course reopened in spring 2018 with great success. 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 t as well as hire maintenance team 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, irrigation and drainage systems.
  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 Foreman, 2nd Assistant Superintendent 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.
  • Valid driver’s license and Washington State 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 golf conditions.
Salary Range

$3,500 to 4,000 per month D.O.E. plus moving allowance considered

Benefits
  • Golf privileges
  • Discount on food in clubhouse
  • Team events/dinners
  • Association dues covered
Résumés to

Please send your resume and cover letter via email to:
Rick Hoole—Superintendent: rick@baldeaglegc.com

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

Bald Eagle Golf Club—Point Roberts—3.11.19
Description

This position is located in the Fleet and Family readiness (F&FR) Division at Navy Region Northwest. Responsible for management, control and accomplishment of assigned functions associated with the facility. Employee privileges include access to base facilities such as gyms, recreation centers, restaurants, and discount tickets to sporting and entertainment events.

Summary of Duties
  • Responsible for the daily maintenance of the golf course property including greens, tees, fairways, roughs, traps and trees. Also includes maintenance of the driving range, practice tees, clubhouse, equipment storage area and pro shop.
  • Assists the Golf Superintendent to ensure grounds are maintained with optimum appearance and playing conditions within budgetary constraints.
  • Regularly inspects and evaluates conditions of course to identify maintenance requirements and analyze specific problems. Provides daily maintenance reports to the Golf Superintendent.
  • Assists with the proper functioning of a computerized irrigation system and determines the correct amount of water applied on greens, tees and fairways under various climatic conditions. Makes repairs and adjustments as necessary.
  • Provides input to staffing needs, performance evaluations, and disciplinary actions and may assist with or be delegated responsibility for work scheduling and assignments.
  • Acts as site supervisor in the absence of the Golf Superintendent, assigning work, checking work in progress and helping establish priorities.
Qualifications

Position requires at least four years of experience related to golf course maintenance. College-level studies in horticulture, park management, turf culture or related subjects is desirable. A working knowledge of the game of golf is required.

Must have ability to exercise diplomacy in dealing with the public and be a team leader. Must have knowledge of proper application of pesticides and possess or be able to obtain certification in herbicide application within six months of appointment.

Supervisor experience desired. Required to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds assisted. Work requires bending, stooping, standing and frequent walking. Operation of equipment may cause vibration. Physical exertion ranges from moderate to heavy.

Conditions of Employment

Successful completion of National Agency (NACI) background check required. Valid state driver’s license required for travel between facilities.

Pay Range

$20–22 per hour plus benefits

Other Information

Participation in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

Advancement Opportunities

Fleet & Family Readiness Programs is a worldwide enterprise as far-reaching as Europe & Japan with career opportunities in business, fitness, recreation, child care, hospitality management, housing, food services, or human services. Gain valuable experience and benefit from our mentoring and employee development programs. Where do you want to go today?

Résumés to

Obtain Application Federal Employment from: www.navylifepnw.com. Send signed application, and resume via e-mail to: CP-Personnel.cnrnw@navy.mil. or apply on USA Jobs here.

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Gallery Golf Course—Whidbey Island—3.11.19

FIRST ASSISTANT GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT

Description

Willows Run Golf Complex is seeking a qualified and enthusiastic First Assistant Golf Course Superintendent to join our team! We are looking for a self-motivated, detail oriented, team player with a desire to learn and grow in the industry and one day become a Superintendent.

This position offers a unique opportunity to be involved with the decision making, supervising and execution of programs that in return provides excellent conditions for our customers, including a major bunker and tee box renovation plan in the next 18 months. The First Assistant Superintendent will report directly to the Golf Course Superintendent. Willows Run Golf Complex offers a very competitive benefits package consisting along with coverage of Turf Grass Chapter affiliations and local professional education seminars.

Requirements
  • The First Assistant Superintendent will have full authority of managing the maintenance operation and team, assuming all responsibilities of the Superintendent in their absence
  • Manages daily golf course set-up and inspection, while adhering to all expected standards
  • Supervision of all team members, training, coaching and evaluating on a daily basis with a diverse multinational team
  • Must be able to work effectively in a quick moving environment that frequently changes priorities based on the Superintendents needs while handling multiple tasks concurrently
  • Supervises and participates in all Chemical, Fertilizer and Topdressing applications along with all Cultural Practices.
  • Manages inventory controls with the Superintendent of all Chemical, Fertilizer, Irrigation, Sand, Drainage materials
  • Participates in all Safety meetings while helping with implementation and training for the entire department.
  • Communicates as necessary with all other departments and committees in regard to the golf course while representing the maintenance department.
  • Assists the Superintendent in the planning and execution of all applications, irrigation needs, regular job duties and cultural practices while promoting the standards for the team to adhere to.
  • Must be able to obtain a Washington Pesticide Applicators License within 6 months of employment
  • The employees must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 80 lbs.
  • Must be able to work weekends
Qualifications
  • Prefer an education of at least a two-year Turf Certificate and/or a minimum work experience of two years as an assistant
  • Experience mixing, scheduling and applying chemicals and fertilizers
  • Knowledge of installation, scheduling and managing irrigation
  • Ability to hire, train and manage maintenance staff efficiently
  • Strong communication skills
Compensation
  • Salary $45,000-$48,000
  • Uniform
  • Golf Privileges
  • Association dues paid
  • Discounted meals
Résumés to

Please send résumé via email to Jeremy Roth, Superintendent, jeremy.roth@willowsrun.com

Willows Run Golf Compliex—Redmond WA—7.11.19

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ASSISTANT EQUIPMENT MANAGER

Overview

Overlake Golf & Country Club is a private club located in Medina, minutes from downtown Seattle.  Overlake features an A.V. Macan designed golf course that is in the process of ongoing renovations to tees, bunkers, and drainage systems.  The position reports directly the Equipment Manager and includes some morning duties on the golf course.

Education Requirements

Technical training and/or a strong mechanical background is required.

Experience Requirements

Previous golf course experience preferred but not an absolute requirement. Applicants must have the ability to learn all aspects of golf course equipment repair and maintenance, as well as a strong desire to learn new skills from the Equipment Manager.

Special Requirements

Good communication skills, being self-motivated, well organized, and possess a strong work ethic.

Job Benefits

Medical/Dental/Vision, Uniforms provided, Holiday/Vacation/Sick Pay, 401k (up to 4% matched), meals, holiday bonuses as well as generous golf privileges.

Compensation

$18-20.00/hour DOE

Position Available

Immediately

Résumés to

Rick Smith
Equipment Manager
rsmith@overlakegcc.com

Overlake Golf & Country Club—Medina—5.19.19

ASSISTANT MECHANIC/GREENKEEPER

Responsibilities

The Assistant Mechanic/ Greenkeeper, under supervision of the Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent and Equipment Manager, performs various duties related to golf course set-up and playability, maintenance and project work. In addition, the candidate will possess mechanical aptitude as he/she will be assisting the Equipment Manager with various tasks relating to the care and maintenance of the Club’s equipment fleet.

Requirements
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Willingness to learn and share ideas within a team environment
  • Knowledge of safe equipment operations
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license
  • 18 years of age
Starting Wage

Commensurate with experience

Benefits
  • Coveralls
  • Meals
  • Golfing privileges
Start Date

Immediately

Résumés to

Greg Hall
Golf Course Superintendent
greg.hall@fairwood.org

206-949-2904

Fairwood Golf & Country Club—Renton—4.1.19

ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT IN TRAINING/2ND ASSISTANT

Related Titles

Assistant Greenskeeper; Greens Assistant Superintendent

Reports to

Golf Course Superintendent

Supervises

Irrigation Technician, Spray Technician; Golf Course Maintenance Foreman; equipment operators; Course Mechanic, and all grounds keepers.

Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Horticulture or Plant Science is preferred.
  • An Associate’s degree from an intensive two-year turf grass management program.
  • Previous work as an assistant to an experienced Golf Course Superintendent is preferred
  • Previous supervisory experience in a club or golf course setting.
  • Job Knowledge, Core Competencies and Expectations
  • Have a basic understanding of the rules of golf.
  • Be up-to-date on federal, state and local laws on golf course operations.
  • Some administrative and executive ability, especially critical in problem-solving and decision-making. Need to work in “team” atmosphere while executing the vision of the Superintendent.
  • Ability to perform required role in emergency situations.
  • An interest in the game of golf is preferred.
  • Job Summary (Essential Functions)
  • Manage and maintain golf course properties including golf course, clubhouse grounds and landscaping, open spaces and the equipment used to maintain these areas at the direction of the Superintendent.
  • Responsible for the implementation of all golf course maintenance programs.
Job Tasks/Duties
  • Schedules, trains, supervises and evaluates all personnel assigned to department with the assistance of the Superintendent.
  • Maintains accurate work records for all personnel in the department with the assistance of the Superintendent.
  • Supervises and/or executes all planting, fertilizing, care and removal of turf, plants, shrubs, trees and other facilities on the golf course.
  • Maintains course in proper playing condition.
  • Inspects course regularly to evaluate and recommend improvements.
  • Inspects irrigation pump station frequently to ensure safe operation.
  • Helps to ensure that entire golf maintenance facility is clean and organized (including irrigation parts room, chemical storage room, and mechanics parts room).
  • Oversees repairs of broken water lines or valves and may perform necessary repairs in an emergency.
  • Establishes short- and long-range plans for the golf course with the Superintendent.
  • Oversees the application of fertilizers and nutrients for the property.
  • Ensures that chemicals, petroleum and other controlled products are used, stored and disposed of in accordance with local, state and federal regulations; maintains required records and strives to minimize the use of chemicals and petroleum products.
  • Communicates as necessary with the golf shop relating to on-course activities.
  • Attends staff and management meetings.
  • Keeps members informed about current and future maintenance activities.
  • Determines when course should be closed due to weather conditions that may damage the course if play continues.
  • Conducts other appropriate tasks assigned by the Superintendent.
Licenses and Special Requirements
  • Golf Course Superintendent Association of America(GCSAA)mil
  • Pesticide Application certification.
  • Valid driver’s license.
Physical Demands and Work Environment

Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions.
Frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
Able to meet and perform the physical requirements and to work effectively in an environment which is typical of this position.

Compensation and Benefits
  • $16–18/Hr DOE
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Full medical, dental, and vision
  • Free golf and pro shop discount
  • Meals provided
  • 401K
Résumés to/Contact

Mathew Ricco
Golf Course Superintendent
mathewricco7@gmail.com
206-866-8447

Mill Creek Country Club—Mill Creek—3.7.19

DIRECTOR OF CUSTOMER SALES AND SUPPORT

Position Purpose Statement/Objective

The Director of POGO Customer and Sales Support contributes to the overall success of Stevens by assisting in sales support and business development efforts, directing customer and reseller support initiatives, and assisting in technical and development support. This employee maximizes returns to the company by increasing growth success through customer and product support efforts insuring a strong foundation is in place for increasing our customer base worldwide for all POGO opportunities. Customer will become familiar with and support the local Pacific Northwest US territory of golf courses and sports turf facilities while seeking opportunities for sales growth throughout the region.

Strategic
Management/Leadership
  • At all times adheres to, promotes, and affirms the company culture, vision, mission, and core values
  • Focuses on improving the success of POGO users in getting the most out of the POGO system to lead to further sales growth with current and potential customers by limiting failures and preventing problems
  • Role leads to cohesion between technical development, product implementation throughout the industry, and customer feedback and satisfaction of users worldwide
  • Role will monitor the POGO system to offset any backward steps due to product failure, dissatisfied customers and lack of follow up on business development efforts
  • Bring unity amongst the reseller network and communicate distribution support and growth opportunity efforts § Working closely with users of the POGO system in the Pacific Northwest by monitoring and analyzing their data, calling superintendents with insight and recommendations, visiting course, and helping them optimize use of the POGO system
  • Role will include being “the eyes in the sky” to help the superintendents and club managers be most efficient and effective at their job in using the POGO system
  • Visit golf courses currently using the POGO system and course not using the POGO system to expand the knowledge and use of POGO
Operational
Reporting
  • Maintain Goldmine and Quotewerks operations through direction of VP, Business Development
  • Will communicate daily with VP, Business Development on POGO customer and technical issues brought to light and will report these efforts and VP messaging to the team during daily staff briefing
  • Will report weekly to VP, Business Development on priority efforts with key goals and timelines
  • Review technical support inquiries on a daily basis and respond directly and employ key personnel when necessary so that problems are resolved without delay. Responses will include phone, web conference and email as needed
  • Review sales quotes and order follow ups on a daily basis, provided by VP, Business Development and from direct opportunities, and enter orders as directed
  • Provide monthly summary of sales to include all POGO Products and services (POGO Pro and Pro+, POGO mini, POGO Turf Pro cloud, POGO Weather, POGO Lab Analytics, POGO Consulting)
  • Assist with technical testing in POGO development efforts (App development, beta testing, hardware testing) under direction of VP, Business Development
  • Cooperate in developing training modules and plans for best efforts to help customer base understand all aspects of the POGO system and how to use it to get the most out of our products and services
Transactional
  • Process orders and customer follow on a daily basis as directed by VP, Business Development and from direct inquiries/opportunities
  • Process technical support inquiries and responses, and document through Zendesk support system and through any further support systems the company develops
  • Record bug notifications and issues identified internally or through customer communication. Utilize our Zendesk support system and Slack communication to ensure technical team is made aware of the issue. Report timeline on resolution or suggestions for additional needs and improvements
  • Maintain FAQ database, logging question and answer correspondence
  • Maintain CRM system with updated sales order dates, lost sales, closed sales and successful orders
  • Assist with out of office operations for conferences or customer support efforts as directed by the VP, Business Development. Some travel required (throughout the year outside of local region including the national Golf Industry Show (GIS), and local Pacific Northwest US region)
Qualifications
Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in Turfgrass Science, Agronomy, or related field
  • A 4- or 2-year degree or certificate in Turfgrass Management is a plus
  • Business management training / education a plus Skills
  • Fundamental use of MS Excel, MS Word, Outlook 365
  • Understanding of and experience with CRM such as Goldmine/Quotewerks or related systems as well as Zendesk or related support system processes
  • Punctual, committed and dedicated to accepting tasks and meeting deadlines while remaining proactive in offering initiatives to improve all aspects of our POGO sales and support operations
  • Ability to solve problems proactively and taking leadership in doing so
  • Self-motivated and strong work ethic
  • Ability to communicate exceptionally well and handle good and bad messaging while offering a calculated professional response at all times
Traits
  • Possess a professional and amicable personality that remains levelheaded at all times while understanding how to relay a personal or customer issue even when uncomfortable
  • Take leadership in the opportunity to speak with customers, resellers and internal team members to meet goals, suggest improvements or follow up on needs designed to improving the overall POGO business
  • Needs to be comfortable and confident to arrange meetings, communicate with strangers, training others, and traveling alone
  • A strong listener with ability to offer a professional response at all times
  • One who takes pride in being on time and completing tasks successfully in the best interest of business development, customer and technical support
Experience
  • Three years or more experience working on a golf course maintenance staff
  • Supervisory role managing a golf course maintenance staff or customer/sales support role with a manufacturing company supplying products to the golf course and sports turf industries a plus
  • Experience working on sports turf facilities for precision turf management is a plus
Résumés to

info@pogoturfpro.com

Pogo Turf Pro—Portland OR—11.26.18
Description

Starfire Sports, operator of a 54 acre world class soccer campus and home training facility of the Seattle Sounders FC, located in Tukwila, Washington is seeking an energetic part-time Facilities Field Specialist. Join our dedicated crew and help us maintain that world class stature. Events hosted at Starfire Sports include but are not limited to:

  • SSFC home U.S. Open Cup matches
  • Seattle Seawolves Major League Rugby games
  • Soccer, Lacrosse, and Rugby tournaments
Position Code

FFS-2PT

Reports to

Director of Facilities and Fields

Position Type

Non-exemp

Hours

Minimum of 32 hours per week

Fringe Benefits

No

Compensation
  • $11 - $15 per hour (depending on skills, experience, and performance);
  • overtime paid at time and a half
Basic Duties
  • Perform facility maintenance as assigned by Director and/or Lead Specialist
  • Take note of any facilities maintenance needs, report to Director and/or Lead Specialist
Requirements
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment, and strenuously for long periods of time. Ability to lift and/or carry 50 pounds
  • Attention to detail, takes personal initiative, completes all work with high quality
  • Consistent positive attitude, punctual and responsible
  • Motivated with ability to work individually or with others (good team player)
  • Ability to operate/learn to operate equipment (Backpack blowers, mowers, utility vehicles, etc)
  • Ability to adapt/adjust to ever changing job tasks
  • Exceptional customer service attitude
  • Ability to work a minimum of 32 hours per week, with flexibility to work varying shifts as the event schedule necessitates. Varying shifts may include weeknights and weekends.
  • Regular schedule to include Sunday evening shift 2:00-10:30pm, or as needed.
  • Criminal history background check
Desired/Useful experience
  • Operation of small equipment/hand tools
  • Technical degree or other education and/or experience related to agronomy/horticulture/sports turf/facilities maintenance/handyman work
Résumés To

Please email resume to phil@starfiresports.com

Starfire Sports—Tukwila [Other]—1.2.19

EQUIPMENT MANAGER

Description

Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course has an opening for an Equipment manager. The position is open immediately. The equipment manager is responsible to the Golf Course Superintendent. The responsibilities include the maintenance and repair of all golf course maintenance equipment and shop resources. This includes adjusting of mowers, sharpening and grinding, preventative maintenance schedules and all associated duties. Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Disclaimer

The purpose of this job description is to communicate the responsibilities and duties associated with this position. While the following information should be considered a comprehensive description of this position, it should also be noted that some responsibilities and duties may not be specifically addressed.

Every employee is expected to perform any reasonable task or request that is consistent with fulfilling company objectives. 7 Cedars Resort reserves the right to modify the job duties and responsibilities as business requires. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Position Summary

To serve as a primary member of a team responsible for performing maintenance activities for the golf course, facilities and equipment while ensuring that high quality maintenance is accomplished in an efficient and professional manner.

Essential Functions
  • Supervision and scheduling of work on golf course equipment
  • Inspect, diagnose, and repair mechanical defects / failures on all golf course maintenance equipment
  • Instructs and trains golf course maintenance crew regarding preventative maintenance and the proper cleaning of and safe operation of equipment
  • •Observes equipment and mowers in the field for proper operation and quality of cut on different areas of the golf course
  • •Maintains a preventative program within budget on all equipment, purchases, repair parts, and replacement supplies
  • Oversee the shop area maintenance
  • Review course conditions daily and make appropriate adjustments to daily and weekly goals
  • Assist with the application of chemical and fertilizer; ensuring that it is done correctly
  • Assist with maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing the golf course irrigation system
  • Operates equipment used on the golf course such as; pickup truck, tractors, mowers, airifier, chainsaw, edgers, weed trimmers, sprinklers, irrigation systems, hand and power tools for turf maintenance
  • Grades and prepares soil; lays sod; and seeds greens, tees and fairways
  • Works closely with Superintendent, GM and Head Golf Professional in many areas including the priority of maintenance repair to equipment
  • Report problems encountered on site to Superintendent immediately; taking appropriate steps to address emergency situation
  • Other duties as assigned by the golf course Superintendent
  • Review and evaluate data for accuracy and completeness
  • Maintain a productive climate and motivates employees to meet performance standard
  • Must exercise confidentiality and discretion on a daily basis
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned
  • Must follow all safety rules and regulations
  • Follow all general and department policies and procedures
Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Must have worked on a golf course for at least 5 years in similar role
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Highly skilled in the use of a variety of equipment repair tools and the making of various types of mechanical repair
  • Working knowledge of the theory, care, and operation of engines and mowing equipment
  • Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession
  • Understanding of agronomy, turf grass science and the rules of golf
  • Experience with the safe and modern application of chemicals and fertilizers
  • Knowledge of the game of golf
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Ability to operate a variety of small equipment and hand tools in a safe manner; following safety procedures at all times
  • Ability to adjust and learn new equipment and procedures
  • Ability to interact well with others in a professional manner and communicate in both written and oral forms
  • Strong attention to detail, and a commitment to quality
  • Must be able to work without direct supervision
  • Strong organization, prioritization and multi-tasking skills
  • Highly analytical thinking with demonstrated talent for identifying, scrutinizing, improving, and streamlining work processes
  • Innovative problem-solver who can generate workable solutions and resolve complaints
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment, including but not limited to, computers, telephone systems, calculators, copiers and facsimile machines
  • Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts such as adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
Required Licenses, Certifications, and/or Testing
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation
  • Must be a able to pass a pre-hire drug screening
  • A valid Washington State driver license
  • A current Pesticide Applicator Certification desired but not required
  • Must be able to complete 7 Cedars Resort customer service program
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
  • Ability to operate golf carts and various types of mowing equipment
  • Ability to climb ladder and work on scaffolding
  • Ability and willingness to work outside for several hours in various weather conditions
  • Must be available to work any shift (to include all hours, weekends, and/or holidays as job duties require)
  • Must be able to lift, push and carry up to 60 lbs. unassisted
  • Physical ability to access all areas of the property applicable to your position
  • Must be able to withstand prolonged standing, sitting, walking, bending, squatting, kneeling, crawling, climbing and twisting without restriction
  • Requires eye/hand coordination and manual dexterity (Grasping); ability to distinguish letters, numbers and symbols
  • Must have the ability to reach at or below/above shoulder level on a continuous basis
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment and maintain physical stamina, proper mental attitude while dealing effectively with customers, management, team members, and outside contacts while working under pressure and meeting deadlines
Résumés to

Michael Snyder
msnyder1909@gmail.com

Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course—Sequim WA—7.3.19

EQUIPMENT SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Pacific Golf & Turf, the John Deere Golf Maintenance Equipment Distributor for the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii is seeking a Professional Sales Representative responsible for the sale leasing of new, and used equipment primarily to golf courses.  Responsible to meet customer’s needs and grow market share, while maintaining acceptable levels of gross profit and attaining sales unit targets within an assigned territory. We are looking for the right person for our TEAM. Some details and responsibilities for the position are:

  • Location:  Snohomish, WA Territory: Western/N. Central Washington
  • Quote and negotiate prices and credit terms, prepare contracts and record and close orders
  • Grow and develop customer relationships and loyalty to increase market share
  • Sell/Lease equipment working with Parts / Service Associates to be a customer solution and build long term relationships with assigned accounts to maximize customer and company profitability
  • Responsible for securing equipment orders by: demonstrating equipment, assisting in technical presentations, offering consultative assistance in areas of machine specifications, attachments, etc. based on customer type and individual applications of machinery.
  • Manage and control sales related expenses
  • Meet or exceed Company targets for units, dollars and gross profit
  • Work with customers and potential customers to provide solutions to their equipment needs
  • Provide on-site expertise for demonstrations, machine inspections and technical support
  • Keep accurate and up-to-date call logs, prospect lists and mileage information
  • Provide status report to sales manager as to achievement of goals and objectives
  • Attend training and sales meetings as required to stay current with new equipment and industry trends
  • Provide feedback to other departments
  • Maintain a customer information database for designated territory
  • Make frequent opportunity calls and generate new customers

The candidate must have proven sales skills, communication skills, must be willing to travel and able to deliver demo equipment with a pickup truck and trailer.

Must also have mechanical aptitude and willingness to learn how to operate equipment, diagnose product issues and perform minor adjustments/repairs.

A background in turf maintenance/management a plus. Training will be provided related to products, sales process, pricing/leasing, customer needs, etc.

Education

College degree is preferred.

Competitive Compensation Includes

Base pay, plus commissions & bonus opportunities. Benefits package including 401k and health insurance. Pacific Golf & Turf is a market leader representing John Deere Golf Maintenance Equipment along with EZGO Golf Vehicles, and Cushman Utility vehicles. See our website for more information on our company: pacificgolfturf.com.

Résumés to

Candidates can email Marlene Hardwick at mhardwick@pacificgolfturf.com to apply or inquire. 

Pacific Golf & Turf—Snohomish WA—6.11.19

GOLF CART FLEET AND EQUIPMENT MECHANIC

Glen Acres Golf & Country Club is seeking a Golf Cart Fleet and Equipment Mechanic to perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance in sustaining, repairing, troubleshooting, and altering all golf equipment, machinery and golf cart rental fleet vehicles.

Our Mission

To provide superior services that support a safe, inviting, healthy environment for our residents, guests of members and the local business community. All potential team members are evaluated on the following values:

  • Caring—We support the diverse community we serve with compassion, empathy and kindness.
  • Professional—We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards and act with integrity and transparency. We are respectful and courteous with all.
  • Responsive—We are timely and effective in the delivery of great customer service. We continually strive to find innovative ways to improve.

Glen Acres Golf & Country Club is an equal opportunity employer and strives to employ a diverse workforce reflective of the homeowner’s association community it serves. Qualified applicants with multicultural experience and/or backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Position
  • Performs maintenance and repairs on mowers, equipment, small tools, and golf carts; sharpens reels, maintains bed-knife to reel gaps, adjust mower heights, changes oils, filters, sparkplugs, greases fittings, monitors tire pressure.
  • Works on electrical systems, repairs heating and cooling systems, performs custom fabrications, and repairs engines all associated with golf course maintenance equipment.
  • Selects and purchases various equipment and supplies as needed and maintains inventory. Diagnoses and troubleshoots vehicle and equipment problems in the shop and in the field.
  • Designs and fabricates equipment parts not readily available including welding fatigued or failed components, converting equipment to meet seasonal needs, adding modifications to existing equipment, and designing specialized tools and accessories.
  • Performs routine inspections and preventive maintenance activities for vehicles and equipment. Prepares and maintains various records, documents, and reports.
  • Provides technical advice to others working in the shop and monitors shop equipment to ensure that the equipment is in safe working order. Maintains reasonable, predictable, and regular attendance during the standard work week. Responds to service calls for emergency repair. Tests equipment on the course and occasionally assists with tasks on the course in various situations.
  • Assists departments in writing specifications for new equipment and vehicles; installs equipment; and makes modifications to equipment, and vehicles.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required for this position
  • Thorough understanding of mechanical operations for engines, electrical systems and hydraulics
  • Maintenance and repair methods and techniques related to maintaining golf equipment.
  • Safety precautions applicable to maintaining golf equipment.
  • Tools and equipment used in maintaining golf equipment.
  • Laws and regulations applicable to maintaining golf equipment, handling of pesticides and disposal of hazardous materials.
  • Using hand and power tools and diagnostic equipment and instruments
  • Communication, both oral and written, sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction
Physical Activity/Requirements

Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, mobility, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Exerting up to 80 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Working Conditions

Hazardous physical conditions (mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, etc.) Atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, gases) Hazardous materials (chemicals)

Hiring Salary Range

$4250 – $4500 per month. DOE

The normal work week is 40 hours, Monday through Friday. Flexible work schedules may be available, based upon business necessity. Some positions require weekend, shift, holiday, or overtime work. Pay Days: Pay days occur on the 5th and 20th of each month (24 pay periods annually).

Sick Leave

Sick leave accrues at the rate of 1 hour per 40 hours worked.

Vacation

After twelve months continuous employment, 5 days of vacation. Three years, 10 days, Five years, 15 days.

Holidays

Glen Acres Golf & Country Club recognizes six (6) holidays per calendar year.

Résumés to

A cover letter and résumé must be attached to your on-line application to be considered complete. The first review of applications will be done on March 25, 2019.

Glen Acres Golf & Country Club—Seattle—3.7.19

GOLF COURSE EQUIPMENT MANAGER/TECHNICIAN

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. A new turf care center was constructed in 2008, which provides excellent working conditions. This position will play an integral role in providing daily championship playing conditions.

Responsibilities

The equipment manager/technician is ultimately responsible for maintaining a $2.5 million equipment fleet to manufacturer’s recommendations. This involves managing annual operating and capital budgets allocated towards golf course equipment. This position also requires managing an assistant equipment technician, oversee all preventative maintenance activities, diagnosing and problem solving mechanical/electrical failures, record keeping of all maintenance activities, etc. Some golf course maintenance activities are required on occasion.

Qualifications

Must have previous experience as a lead equipment manager/technician, a valid driver’s license and ability to obtain UST certification within six months of employment.

Compensation

Wage is dependent on experience. Broadmoor Golf Club will provide medical/dental/vision insurance, 401K, paid vacation, paid sick leave, uniforms, meals and golf privileges.

Available

Application deadline is May 31, 2019

Résumés to

Sean McDonough, Golf Course Superintendent
Broadmoor Golf Club
2340 Broadmoor Drive East
Seattle, WA 98112
smcdonough@broadmoorgolfclub.com

Broadmoor Golf Club—Seattle—4.30.19

GOLF COURSE GROUNDS EQUIPMENT MECHANIC

Description

Positions in this class, under general supervision, perform diagnostic, maintenance and repair activities for a variety of grounds and general facility maintenance equipment such as small gas-powered hand tools, mowers, tractors and pumps; operate welding and grinding equipment; and order and inventory some equipment parts.

Responsibilities

Perform the maintenance and repair of all golf course equipment, maintain an inventory of parts and equipment, coordinate warranty and service agreements with outside venders. Perform the more complex diagnostic, maintenance and repair on specialized equipment including complex hydraulic equipment, repair and maintenance on utility vehicles, large and small tractors, triplex and walking green and tee mowers, multi-deck rotary mowers, large and small aerifiers, core harvesters, blowers, sweepers and small gas powered equipment. Check and diagnose charging, starting, and electrical systems, conduct voltage, resistance and capacity tests on lighting and other electrical systems. Operate reel grinders and lathes and perform minor welding and fabrication.

Qualifications

Requires one year of trade school, community college or similar training in automotive, small engine or grounds equipment maintenance and repair work, and two years of experience in repair and maintenance of diesel and gas powered equipment and pneumatic or hydraulic power tools. (or a combination of education, training and/or experience which provides an equivalent). A current, valid Washington State Driver’s License.

Desired Qualifications

Prior golf mechanic experience with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to work under pressure while prioritizing tasks and effectively communicating with Golf Course Superintendent. Good judgment and problem solving skills. Reliable with good attendance. A self-starter with the ability to handle a variety of tasks and assignments in a fast-paced environment. Willingness to assist with mowing tasks or other short term projects.

Benefits

The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents.

Résumés to

Please apply online at by clicking here. For questions, please contact rocky.tharp@seattle.gov.

West Seattle Golf Course [Seattle Parks & Recreation]—Seattle—3.13.19

GOLF COURSE MECHANIC

Job Purpose

The Golf Course Mechanic is an integral part of the golf course maintenance team. Responsible for all equipment maintenance and repairs of all golf course equipment. Responsible for making major and minor repairs on a variety of gasoline, diesel and electric powered equipment.

Specific Responsibilities
  1. Under the supervision of the Superintendent coordinate and schedule all equipment for repairs and/or maintenance.
  2. Inspect, diagnose and repair mechanical defects in golf course maintenance equipment. Grind, backlap, set and adjust mowers.
  3. Responsible for daily setup and adjustment of mowers.
  4. Responsible for administrative duties in relation to operation of shop including purchasing, receiving, vehicle record maintenance, safety checklists for equipment.
  5. Responsible for oil and gasoline inventories and fuel facility.
  6. Assist Superintendent for equipment purchases.
  7. Responsible for continuing education of all employees in terms of safety programs and equipment standards.
  8. Maintain shop in orderly condition, cleaning working areas after repairs are completed.
  9. Ability and willingness to participate in the maintenance of the golf course, mowing, project work and other tasks assigned by the Superintendent.
Education/Experience
  • High school degree or equivalent.—Required.
  • Two years general maintenance of equipment, engines, diesel and gas cycle engines.
  • Background in hydraulic and electrical systems, Highly preferred
  • General understanding of golf course maintenance operations.
  • Working knowledge of operation of gasoline, diesel and electric equipment
  • Knowledge of proper methods of servicing golf course equipment;
  • Welding and fabricating
  • Valid driver's license—Required
Compensation

$22-24/hr,
uniform, health benefits, golf privileges.

Résumés to

Adam Murtaugh
Superintendent
supt@tamoshanter.net

Tam OShanter Golf and Country Club—Bellevue—4.17.19

GOLF FLEET TECHNICIAN

Job Type

Full-Time

Department

Parks & Recreation

Job Number

19-00006

Description

The Golf Fleet Technician performs full journey level activities in maintaining, repairing, troubleshooting, and altering all golf maintenance equipment, machinery, and all golf rental carts for Foster Golf Links.

A cover letter and résumé must be attached to your on-line application to be considered complete. Please note that you cannot attach these items to your application after it has been submitted.

The first review of applications will be done on February 18, 2019.

Hiring Salary Range

$ 4918 – $ 5424 per month, plus excellent benefits.

NOTE: Hiring above the salary mid-range requires Mayor’s Office approval.

Our Mission

To provide superior services that support a safe, inviting, healthy environment for our residents, businesses and guests.

All potential team members are evaluated on the following values:

Caring—We support the diverse community we serve with compassion, empathy and kindness.

Professional—We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards and act with integrity and transparency. We are respectful and courteous with all.

Responsive—We are timely and effective in the delivery of great customer service. We continually strive to find innovative ways to improve.

The City of Tukwila is an equal opportunity employer and strives to employ a diverse workforce reflective of the community it serves. Qualified applicants with multicultural experience and/or backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs maintenance and repairs on mowers, equipment, small tools, and golf carts; sharpens reels, maintains bed-knife to reel gaps, adjust mower heights, changes oils, filters, sparkplugs, greases fittings, monitors tire pressure. Outfits equipment with protective screening, lights, and decals. Works on electrical systems, repairs heating and cooling systems, performs custom fabrications, and repairs engines all associated with golf course maintenance equipment.
  • Selects and purchases various equipment and supplies as needed and maintains inventory.
  • Diagnoses and troubleshoots vehicle and equipment problems in the shop and in the field.
  • Designs and fabricates equipment parts not readily available including welding fatigued or failed components, converting equipment to meet seasonal needs, adding modifications to existing equipment, and designing specialized tools and accessories. Performs routine inspections and preventive maintenance activities for City vehicles and equipment.
  • Prepares and maintains various records, documents, and reports.
  • Provides technical advice to others working in the shop and monitors shop equipment to ensure that the equipment is in safe working order.
  • Maintains reasonable, predictable, and regular attendance during the standard work week.
  • Responds to service calls for emergency repair. Tests equipment on the course and occasionally assists with tasks on the course in various situations.
  • Assists departments in writing specifications for new equipment and vehicles; installs equipment; and makes modifications to equipment, and vehicles.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

KNOWLEDGE (position requirements at entry)

  • Thorough understanding of mechanical operations for engines, electrical systems and hydraulics.
  • Maintenance and repair methods and techniques related to maintaining golf equipment.
  • Safety precautions applicable to maintaining golf equipment.
  • Tools and equipment used in maintaining golf equipment.
  • Laws and regulations applicable to maintaining golf equipment.
  • Troubleshooting and diagnostic procedures related to systems maintained; and
  • Material management techniques.

SKILLS (position requirements at entry)

  • Performing skilled and journey level maintenance activities related to golf equipment;
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing golf equipment;
  • Using hand and power tools and diagnostic equipment and instruments;
  • Operating golf equipment and vehicles maintained;
  • Inventorying and ordering materials and supplies;
  • Applying customer service techniques;
  • Establishing and maintaining effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels and with the public; and Communication, both oral and written, sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction;
  • Fabrication and welding.

Education, Experience and Other Requirements

  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing golf equipment;
  • Performing skilled and journey level maintenance activities related to golf equipment;
  • Using hand and power tools and diagnostic equipment and instruments;
  • Operating golf equipment and vehicles maintained;
  • Inventorying and ordering materials and supplies;
  • Applying customer service techniques;
  • Establishing and maintaining effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels and with the public; and
  • Communication, both oral and written, sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Physical Activity/Requirements

Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, mobility, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Working Conditions
  • Hazardous physical conditions (mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, etc.)
  • Atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, gases)
  • Hazardous materials (chemicals)
  • Intense noise
Résumés to

Click here to apply online

Foster Golf Links—Tukwila—2.6.19

GROUNDS MAINTENANCE WORKERS

Job Type

Golf Maintenance Worker, Season Day Laborer, $16/hour

Description

The City of Everett Parks Department is currently accepting applications for seasonal Maintenance Day Laborers. This employment is temporary (up to six months in duration). It is mandatory that the employee in this position contribute to the Washington State Public Employees Retirement System. This contribution is refundable upon the employees request at the completion of employment. A work permit fee of $12.00 per pay period must also be paid to AFSCME Local No. 113. These positions are not provided with City of Everett benefits.

Desirable Qualifications
  • Depending on area of assignment, the qualifications listed are desirable:
  • Knowledge of maintenance of golf courses, trails, trees, landscape beds, or facilities.
  • Knowledge of proper pruning, planting, fertilizing, grinding of stumps and other related cultural practices.
  • Knowledge of ornamental plant material including trees, shrubs and groundcover, wood stock and their use and care in the landscape.
  • Knowledge of the use of parks maintenance and/or golf course equipment.
  • Knowledge of safety precautions and the ability to identify hazards including electrical hazards.
  • Ability and willingness to follow verbal and written instructions and to keep accurate work records.
  • Ability to operate small hand and power tools and light equipment.
  • Ability and willingness to establish and maintain effective working relations with supervisors, coworkers and the public.
  • Ability and willingness to support diversity and multi-cultural understanding in the workplace.
  • Ability and willingness to maintain a work environment free of discrimination, harassment and retaliation.
  • Ability and willingness to be punctual and dependable.
  • Ability and willingness to perform strenuous labor tasks under varying environmental conditions.
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible schedules, including, but not limited to, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability and willingness to work safely and in compliance with city policies and standards.
Special Requirements

Depending on area of assignment may be required to possess, or be able to obtain prior to appointment, a valid Washington State driver's license.

Résumés to

Application materials may be accessed via https://www.everettwa.gov/careers. Completed applications must be submitted through the City’s online application system to be considered. INCOMPLETE, FAXED, OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

City of Everett—Everett—4.17.19

LEAD GREENS KEEPER

Description

Lake Cushman Maintenance Company, Homeowner’s Association, Golf Course and Water Utility, is seeking a full-time Lead Greenskeeper, responsible for assisting the Recreational Operations Manager in overseeing the maintenance of the Lake Cushman Golf Course, including the course and driving range, clubhouse grounds, sports complex, open spaces and wooded areas and LCMC’s private water system within the perimeter of the golf course property. This individual will train, and direct employees as assigned.

Employment Requirements

Any combination of education and experience, equivalent to having obtained a high school diploma or GED and two to three years of related, work experience. Valid Washington State Driver’s license (CDL is a plus). A license to apply pesticides or ability to obtain same within 90 days of hire. Some knowledge of turf grass management practices, knowledge of golf facility construction principles, practices and methods. Requires participation in continuing education opportunities such as, seminars, workshops and correspondence courses, as directed.

Must successfully complete a drug test and background check.

Salary

$15.50 – $23.50, DOE

Job Type

Full-time with benefits

Résumés to

Julie A. McGrady
Administrative Services Manager
Lake Cushman Maintenance Company
3740 N. Lake Cushman Road
Hoodsport, WA 98548
lcmc@LakeCushmanMC.com

Lake Cushman Maintenance Company—Hoodsport WA—7.10.19

TURF EQUIPMENT PARTS—CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

About Turf Star

Turf Star Inc & Western Equipment Distributors have joined forces and is the exclusive distributor for Toro Commercial, Construction, Consumer & Irrigation equipment from Baja, California to Alaska.

We are professionals in Outdoor Power Equipment, Golf and Turf Equipment, Construction Equipment, and Centralized Golf Irrigation. It is our goal to partner with our customers to provide solutions to their equipment needs and to help them improve their results. We are committed to a standard of performance which sets us apart from our competitors and we deliver the best value to our partners.

About the Position

We have an immediate opening for a Customer Service Representative (CSR) based out of our Kent, Washington facility. Customer Service includes mechanical assistance, which includes providing information on turf equipment part identification, availability, and pricing with the use of various software and documented procedures.

Communication with our customers is provided largely via our telephone interface; however, will also include email. This position does not normally work with the general public.

Customer Service Representatives are responsible for managing other critical assigned tasks which impact and support the daily operation of the Customer Service Department, as well as other related departments within the organization.

Essential Job Functions
  • Answer incoming calls from mainly golf course mechanics and various other customers.
  • Provide frontline support regarding turf equipment part identification, pricing, part availability, part research, and internal part issues.
  • Assist in determining product and interchangeability requirements.
  • Provide accurate information regarding, order status, order inquiries and changes, order tracking, shipment issues, and policy questions.
  • Process incoming orders, returns, and credits to name a few of the various processes.
  • Resolve any issues and/or problems related to phone calls, emails, faxes and electronic orders to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Effectively organizes, assemble and arrange resources for optimum efficiency.
  • Maintain the highest standards of professional excellence at all times.
  • Assist outside sales team with quote preparation and other inquiries

This list is not an all inclusive list of the essential job functions.

Job Requirements
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a Customer Service Position, preferably working with automotive parts or similar type field. This is NOT an entry level position.
  • Bilingual in English & Spanish is a plus.
  • Must be computer literate with proven skills in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word is required.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to manage large workload and excel at prioritizing and organizing tasks.
  • Able to take on other responsibilities, as the need arises.
  • Display an ability to learn rapidly and adapt quickly to changing processes.

Turf Star Inc. offers a competitive wage; based upon the qualifications of the selected candidate. Our benefit program includes:   Medical, Dental, Life, 401(k), Personal Time Off (PTO), Holiday pay, and other voluntary benefits.

Turf Star Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Résumés to

Send your résumé to Martha.Huezo@turfstar.com or remit your resume through our website at turfstar.com.

No Walk-Ins, please.  Preferred method of application is via the above.

Turf Star Western—Kent—4.30.19
1377 Aaron Ave., NE • Bainbridge Island, WA 98110   |  206-459-1698  | Email