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ASSISTANT GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT

About Oki Golf

At Oki Golf, Our business is hospitality! We are committed to a culture that encourages growth and development, recognizes team member's hard work and commitment to service, and rewards team members for process improvement ideas and going above and beyond. If you truly have a passion to serve others and are committed to working hard, this is the place for you.

Position Summary

As the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent at Washington National, you will have responsibility for assisting the Golf Course Superintendent in golf course maintenance, equipment repair & maintenance, club house grounds maintenance, landscaping and related structures and buildings maintenance (pump stations, comfort stations, etc.). In this position, you may also assist with hiring and training, and providing direction for team members within company set processes and guidelines. In partnership with the Superintendent, you will be responsible for meeting or exceeding the established standards for guest satisfaction as well as labor cost & control management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Proactively develop innovative ideas to facilitate the continual delivery of exceptional quality products and profit contributions to the company.
  • Daily implementation & adherence to Oki Golf universal standards.
  • Assist in maintaining a daily record log for weather, course conditioning, cultural practices, equipment maintenance, fertilizer and pesticide applications, etc.
  • Encourage, mentor, coach, train and develop team members to ensure their maximum value to Oki Golf so that the guest experience is realized.
  • Ensure proper safe work environment to include compliance with OSHA/WISHA and Oki Golf guidelines and standard operating procedures.
  • Interview and hire positions for the turf department; equipment manager, irrigation & spray technician and all seasonal team members in partnership with the golf course Superintendent
  • Lead by example; set the benchmark for performance for the department in the areas of motivation, sense of ownership, and dedication to quality of product.
  • Coach, mentor, lead by example and hold all team members accountable for their areas of responsibility.
  • Complete administrative tasks such as scheduling, performance reviews and editing time for payroll functions in a timely manner.
  • Supervise team members by carrying out the responsibilities in accordance with Oki Golf policies and procedures. This will include planning, assigning and at times, performing activities/duties of team members.
  • Implement new methods and procedures designed to minimize operational costs and maximize resources.
  • Schedule to proper business levels and within budgeted staffing guides.
  • Be able to work weekends and holidays, mornings and evenings as business requires.
  • Positive and proactive supervisory, leadership, management and coaching skills.
  • Deliver strong, professional and company-appropriate communications, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to communicate on various levels to include team members, guests, vendors and contractors, at all times showing tact and diplomacy as a senior representative of Oki Golf.
Qualifications And/Or Experience
  • Basic knowledge of ordering/purchasing, inventory control, budget management and P&L accountability.
  • Ability to multi-task while remaining focused on the key objectives of the property, department and position.
  • Basic knowledge of computer skills to include Microsoft Office programs, e-mail and the Internet.
  • 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 requires.
  • Independent decisions are made with sound judgment and are consistent with Oki Golf core values.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Turf Science, Landscape, Agronomy or similar field, or equivalent work experience. Restricted Pesticide License.
  • Ability to compute rates, rations, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, volumes of cones, cylinders, etc.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents.
  • Ability to calibrate sprayers, spreaders, scientific instruments, computer software, irrigation systems, etc.
  • Ability to operate basic software including word processor, spreadsheets, e-mail and irrigation control software.
  • Basic understanding of preventative maintenance systems.
  • Basic understanding of mechanical operations of engines and hydraulics for guidance of equipment managers.
  • Basic understanding of irrigation systems and components related to best practices in consideration of agronomics.
Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this position, the team member must:

  • Lift, reach, bend, twist, push, pull, squat, grasp and use arm-hand coordination on a consistent basis
  • Have the ability to lift 50 pounds frequently.
  • Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts (and associated noise levels related to) and outside weather conditions.
  • Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration.
Benefits and Perks

Oki Golf offers an impressive collection of benefits! Some benefits include:

Full Time:

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

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Telehealth Coverage
  • FSA options

(35hrs + per week) May Be Eligible For:

  • Company paid Life Insurance and Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid Vacation

All Team Members:

  • Golf Benefits, Meal and Merchandise discount
  • Paid Sick Time 
  • Team Member Referral Program and more!
Résumés To

Please apply directly for this position at okigolf.com or send your resume and cover letter to cynthiah@okigolf.com (please put your name and GM_Redmond Ridge in the Subject Line).  

Oki Golf is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and we welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply.

All employment decisions at Oki Golf are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 

Washington National Golf Club—Auburn WA—5.8.20
Educational Requirements

2 or 4-year degree/certificate in Turfgrass Management or equivalent program.

Experience Requirements

2-3 years’ in a private club setting is preferred. An internship experience at a private club or resort is strongly recommended. Preference is an individual that plays and enjoys the game of golf.

Special Requirements

Our ideal candidate will possess skills to communicate effectively to a diverse staff, express ideas to improve the overall program, lead by example each day and be organized in a dynamic golf atmosphere. The ability to speak bilingual is a plus. Candidate is expected to have a passion for the golf industry and a willingness to put in the time to succeed. Must have strong desire to learn/develop skills in becoming a Golf Course Superintendent. Must acquire a Washington State Pesticide License within 90 days of employment.

Responsibilities

Candidate is responsible, but not limited to, perform daily activities on the course, staff leadership, application and supervision of a yearly nutrition and pesticide program, staff recruitment and bi-yearly evaluations, decisions on hiring and disciplinary action, weekly payroll monitoring, schedule staff training and safety meetings, record keeping, irrigation set up and adjustments, expected to correctly identify PNW diseases, insects and weeds, consult with local vendors on product ordering and education, support best course management practices, attend monthly green committee meetings, management retreat and daily staff meetings.

Comments

Established in 1900, Seattle Golf Club is an 18-hole private club located in North Seattle. The course was redesigned by Arnold Palmer in 1996, updated the maintenance facility in 2000 and installed a Toro irrigation system in 2007. For over 70 years, the club hosted prestigious amateur championships such as the US Amateur, Walker Cup, USGA Senior Amateur, Men’s PAC 10 Championship and the Pacific Coast Amateurs.

Date Available

Immediately

Salary Position

$50-55,000

Benefits
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Vacation
  • Sick time
  • Lunches
  • Christmas bonus
  • Uniforms
  • Golfing privileges
  • Pro Shop discount
  • Moving expenses
  • Paid association dues and conferences
Résumés To

mattschuldt@seattlegolfclub.com

Seattle Golf Club—Seattle WA—5.8.20
Course Operation

Eighteen hole private golf club located on Whidbey Island, Washington. Oak Harbor is located 80 miles north of Seattle.

General

Perform standard golf course maintenance duties, including fertilizer/pesticide applications, construction, and course set-up. Assist the Golf Course Superintendent in the training and supervision of the maintenance staff. Must be able to operate, maintain, and repair a complex irrigation system, including leaks in distribution lines, valves, and risers. Repairs control lines and sprinkler heads. Maintains and repairs the satellite controllers. Periodically inspects the various components of the irrigation and drainage systems to ensure they are operating properly. Organizes and maintains the irrigation parts room. Must be able to work under the supervision of the Superintendent for the tasks required.

Responsibilities
  • Operate mowers and string trimmers in trimming greens, aprons, tees, around trees, fence lines, banks and hillsides; edges cart paths; edges, rakes and maintains sand bunkers.
  • Set tee markers and cups on greens daily; maintains ball washers; replaces tee towels and flags when needed; removes debris; sands and seeds tee and drop area divots; and cleans flower beds.
  • Maintain fuel and fluid levels for all types of equipment on a daily basis; reports equipment problems or failure to the equipment manager immediately.
  • Return all equipment to the designated location at the maintenance facility; and cleans the maintenance areas.
  • Water and fertilize tees, greens and fairways, and under direct supervision of a certified applicator, sprays chemicals on landscaped areas.
  • Help in project work; assists in the construction of new greens, tees and fairways; grades and prepares soil base; lays sod; and seeds tees, greens and fairways.
  • Operate mowers, dump trucks or other light equipment.
  • Perform other duties as directed by supervisor.
Requirements
  • Two- or four-year degree in Turf Management or related field
  • Knowledge methods and materials used in grounds and landscape area construction/maintenance work.
  • Working knowledge of and ability to use hand and power tools and equipment.
  • Ability to operate trucks and light motorized equipment.
  • Physical strength, stamina and agility. Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions.
  • Must have or the ability to obtain WA state Pesticide License.
Résumés To

Trevor Thorp
Golf Course Superintendent
Whidbey Golf Club
Poa_thorp@hotmail.com

Whidbey Golf Club—Oak Harbor WA—3.10.20

SECOND ASSISTANT GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT

Summary

The 2nd Assistant Golf Course Superintendent will have responsibility for assisting the Golf Course Superintendent and 1st Assistant Golf Course Superintendent in golf course maintenance, equipment repair & maintenance, club house grounds, landscaping and related structures and buildings (pump stations, comfort stations, etc.). The 2nd Assistant Superintendent may also include assisting with hiring and training, and providing direction for team members within company set processes and guidelines. In conjunction with the Superintendent and 1st Assistant Golf Course Superintendent they will be responsible for meeting or exceeding the established standards for guest.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Daily implementation & adherence to Oki Golf universal standards.
  • Assist in maintaining a daily record log for weather, course conditioning, cultural practices, equipment maintenance, fertilizer and pesticide applications, etc.
  • Encourage, mentor, coach, train and develop team members to ensure their maximum value to Oki Golf so that the guest experience is realized.
  • Ensure proper safe work environment to include compliance with OSHA/WISHA and Oki Golf guidelines and standard operating procedures.
  • Interview and hire positions of the turf department; equipment manager, irrigation and spray technician and all seasonal team members w/ consideration from the golf course superintendent
  • Lead by example. Set the benchmark of performance to the department in the areas motivation, sense of ownership, and dedication to quality of product.
  • Hold all team members accountable for their areas of responsibility.
  • Supervise team members by carrying out the responsibilities in accordance with Oki Golf policies and procedures. This will include planning, assigning and at times performing activities of team members supervised.
  • Implement new methods and procedures designed to minimize operational costs and maximize resources.
  • Schedule to proper business levels and within budgeted staffing guides.
  • Be able to work weekends and holidays, mornings and evenings as business demands.
  • Positive and proactive supervisory, leadership, management and coaching skills.
  • Possess good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to communicate on various levels to include team members, guests, vendors and contractors, at all times showing tact and diplomacy as a senior representative of Oki Golf.
Qualifications, Education and/or Experience
  • Basic knowledge of ordering/purchasing, inventory control, budget management.
  • Ability to multi-task while remaining focused on the key objectives of the property, department and position.
  • Basic knowledge of computer skills to include Microsoft Office programs, e-mail and the Internet.
  • 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.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Turf Science, Landscape, Agronomy or similar field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Must acquire a Washington State Pesticide License within 90 days of employment.
  • Ability to compute rates, rations, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, etc.
  • Ability to calibrate sprayers, spreaders, scientific instruments, computer software, irrigation systems, etc.
  • Ability to operate basic software including word processor, spreadsheets, e-mail and irrigation control software.
  • Basic understanding of preventative maintenance systems.
  • Basic understanding of irrigation systems and components related to best practices in consideration of agronomics.
Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Lift, reach, bend, twist, push, pull, squat, grasp and use arm-hand coordination on a consistent basis
  • Have the ability to lift 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts (and associated noise levels related to) and outside weather conditions.
  • Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration.
  • Be able to work weekends and holidays, mornings and evenings as business demands.

Oki Golf offers an impressive collection of benefits! Some benefits include:

  • 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
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time

All Team Members:

  • Golf Benefits, Meal and Merchandise discount
  • Team Member Referral Program and more!
  • Paid Sick Time

Oki Golf is an EOE/M/F/D/V workplace

Compensation

$17.25-$18.75/hr

Résumés To

Jon Frederick
Golf Course Superintendent
Jonf@plateauclub.com

Oki Golf is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and we welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply.

The Plateau Club—Sammamish WA—6.18.20
Description

The 2nd Assistant Superintendent is responsible for aiding in all management aspects at Overlake Golf and Country Club. Working alongside the Golf Course Superintendent and 1st Assistant Superintendent this position will work to provide a high level of maintenance in a safe and responsible manner. This position is responsible for scheduling, training and working with the 1st Assistant Superintendent and Assistant-In-Training to coordinate all aspects of golf course management activities.

Overlake Golf & Country Club is an 18-hole private club in Medina, WA.  Minutes from downtown Seattle.  Overlake’s golf course was designed by Arthur Vernon Macan in 1953.  Overlake’s membership has a strong commitment to continuous improvements to the golf course.  Golf course restoration and improvements as are currently underway under the supervision of golf course architect Jeff Mingay including a new drainage system and tee and bunker renovations.

Educational Requirements

Two or Four year degree in a related field.

Experience Requirements

Two or more years of experience preferable in a supervisory role

Special Requirements
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Career-oriented
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Work weekends and holidays
  • Ability to calibrate sprayers and have knowledge of chemicals that are used for basic turf care maintenance
  • Basic understanding of irrigation systems and components that are used in golf course maintenance
  • Understands and enjoys the game of golf
  • Must have a positive attitude and be willing to bring new ideas
  • Ability to supervise up to 24 employees at one time
Job Benefits
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Vacation/Sick time
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401k with 4% club match
  • Uniforms
  • Meals
  • Holiday bonus
  • Golfing Privileges
  • Continuing education and association dues
Date Job is Available

May 1, 2020

Salary

54,000–48,000/year DOE

Résumés To

Send résumé and cover letter to:
Cory Brown
Golf Course Superintendent
Overlake Golf & Country Club
cbrown@overlakegcc.com

Overlake Golf and Country Club—Medina WA—4.23.20

ASSISTANT IN TRAINING

Description

The Assistant-In-Training is responsible for aiding in all management aspects at Overlake Golf and Country Club. Working alongside the Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent this position will work to provide a high level of maintenance in a safe and responsible manner. This is an introductory management position which will help the qualified candidate build their management skill set and continue their education and technical knowledge base to be prepared to move into an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent role.

Overlake Golf & Country Club is an 18-hole private club in Medina, WA.  Minutes from downtown Seattle.  Overlake’s golf course was designed by Arthur Vernon Macan in 1953.  Overlake’s membership has a strong commitment to continuous improvements to the golf course.  Golf course restoration and improvements as are currently underway under the supervision of golf course architect Jeff Mingay including a new drainage system and tee and bunker renovations.

Educational Requirements

Two- or Four-year degree in a related field, or currently working towards that goal.  Work experience could be a substitute for the right candidate.

Experience Requirements

Two or more years of related experience.

Special Requirements
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Career-oriented
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Work weekends and holidays
  • Ability to calibrate sprayers and have knowledge of chemicals that are used for basic turf care maintenance
  • Basic understanding of irrigation systems and components that are used in golf course maintenance
  • Understands and enjoys the game of golf
  • Must have a positive attitude and be willing to bring new ideas
Job Benefits
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Vacation/Sick time
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401k with 4% club match
  • Uniforms
  • Meals
  • Holiday bonus
  • Golfing Privileges
  • Continuing education and association dues
Date Job is Available

May 1, 2020

Salary

$20-22/hour

Résumés To

Send résumé and cover letter to:
Cory Brown
Golf Course Superintendent
Overlake Golf & Country Club
cbrown@overlakegcc.com

Overlake Golf and Country Club—Medina WA—4.23.20
Overview

At Oki Golf, Our business is hospitality! We are committed to a culture that encourages growth and development, recognizes team member's hard work and commitment to service, and rewards team members for process improvement ideas and going above and beyond. If you truly have a passion to serve others and are committed to working hard, this is the place for you.

Summary

Capping 350 expansive, hilltop acres, The Golf Club at Newcastle is the premier Pacific Northwest golf course and event destination.  The property features two challenging 18-hole golf courses, designed by Robert E. Cupp and Fred Couples. The well framed, stunning panoramic views of Lake Washington, Mt. Rainier, the Olympic Mountains and the Seattle skyline, ensure it as the club with the most picturesque Pacific Northwest view. The breathtaking scenery is complemented by a spectacular 44,000 square foot clubhouse, an 18-hole real grass putting course and multiple different complex’s built for refining your game.  Newcastle’s captivating views, first-class amenities and unparalleled standard of service are all designed to provide a unique experience for guests.

An AIT at the Golf Club at Newcastle will be trained in all aspects of golf course management, with a focus on developing a skillset that will enable them for success in their future. The AIT will work directly with the Superintendent, Assistant and all other team members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintain Toro irrigation system, including the repair of all associated components.
  • Monitor moisture levels and execute department’s watering plan ensuring healthy turf.
  • Lead projects, such as drainage, sod work, bunker renovation.
  • Assist with chemical and fertilizer applications.
  • Operate equipment – Tractors, Skid Steers, Mowers, etc..
  • Operate small equipment – Weed whips, Hedge Trimmers, Backpack Blowers, etc
  • Communicate effectively with managers, team members and guests.
Qualifications, Education, and/or Experience
  • Two or four year degree in Turf Management or 3+ years of work experience.
  • Self starter who can follow instruction and work independently.
  • Eye for detail.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Work well as a member of a team.
  • Communicate effectively with other team members and managers.
  • Maintain a professional appearance, wearing uniform.
  • Be able to complete assigned tasks in areas where guests are present in a professional manner.
  • Must be punctual.
  • Must be reliable.
Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the team member must:

  • Be able to work weekends and holidays.
  • Work in all weather conditions.
  • Lift 50lbs
  • Stand, bend and crouch for long periods of time.
  • Operate small equipment (leaf blower, edger, hedge trimmer etc.)
  • Operate large equipment (Tractors, Mowers, Skid Steers.)
Benefits and Perks

Oki Golf offers an impressive collection of benefits! Some benefits include:

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
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time

All Team Members:

  • Golf Benefits, Meal and Merchandise discount
  • Team Member Referral Program and more!
  • Paid Sick Time 
Résumés To

Scott Landstrom, China Creek Superintendent
ScottL@Newcastlegolf.com

EEO Statement: Include in all job postings as follows:

Oki Golf is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and we welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply.

All employment decisions at Oki Golf are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 

The Golf Club at Newcastle—Newcastle WA—3.13.20

EQUIPMENT MANAGER

The Equipment Manager will be responsible for repairing and providing preventive maintenance to all equipment with Meridian Valley Country Club.

Meridian Valley Country Club is an 18-hole private club in Kent, WA. We are primarily equipped with Toro equipment.

Our ideal candidate will excel in diagnosing and making informed repairs on engines, tractors, hydraulics, electronics and tools and equipment.

Qualifications
  • Vocational or technical degree in small engine repair preferred
  • 2 years’ experience as a mechanic
  • Interest is the game of golf is preferred
  • Reel maintenance and sharping experience
Compensation

$28-$32 hourly

Date Available

Immediately

Benefits
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Vacation
  • Sick Time
  • Lunches
  • Christmas Bonus
  • Golfing Privileges
  • Pro Shop Discount
Résumés To

Craig Benson
Golf Course Superintendent
Cbenson14@hotmail.com

Meridian Valley Country Club—Kent WA—5.12.20
Description

Premier Golf Centers, a Seattle based company that operates 9 municipal golf courses throughout the Puget Sound region, is looking for an experienced Golf Course Equipment Manager to be responsible for repairing and providing preventative maintenance to all equipment associated with course maintenance at the Lake Padden Golf Course in Bellingham, WA.

This is a great opportunity to join a company where your talents are recognized and your ideas valued!

Pay and Benefits: $17 to $25 per hour DOE! We offer a strong benefits package including 401K, Health Insurance, Vacation, Sick time, employee pricing on Golf Merchandise and Golf Privileges.

Responsibilities
  • Performs maintenance and repair of Golf Cart Fleet
  • Assists with on course duties including aerification, top-dressing, and tree and debris removal
  • Lubricates and services all course maintenance equipment
  • Inspects equipment for operating deficiencies
  • Inspects equipment daily to ensure that all cutting adjustments are perfect
  • Repairs and adjusts equipment
  • Maintains repair records on all equipment
  • Establishes and maintains safety procedures for using equipment
  • Performs general overhaul and other preventive maintenance on all equipment
  • Maintains blades of reel mowers
  • Maintains inventory of common equipment maintenance and repair parts
  • Undertakes body and fender work, fabrication, welding, troubleshooting and repairs to hydraulic and electrical systems
  • Communicates and reports any needs or problems relating to course equipment
  • Ensure that all traffic lanes are kept clear
  • Performs other appropriate tasks assigned by the Golf Course Director / Golf Course Superintendent
  • Maintains the mechanic’s shop area in a clean, organized, and safe fashion daily
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • Vocational/Technical or post-secondary degree in small engine repair or mechanics, preferred
  • 2+years’ experience as a mechanic, required. Experience in repairing and servicing electrical and hydraulic systems, and diesel and gas engine repairs is required
  • Experience with body repair work, including fabrication and welding
  • Ability to repair and maintain all golf course equipment
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability 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. Manual dexterity is required as the mechanic works in small tight places constantly. Must be able to lift 50 pounds at a time
  • Interest in the game of golf preferred.
Company Information

Please see www.premiergolfcenters.com and click on the link to learn about the Bellevue Golf Course.

Résumés To

Please submit your cover letter and resume in a single document here.

Lake Padden Golf Course—Bellingham WA—3.3.20

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GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE AIDE 1 (SEASONAL)

Salary

$16.01 – $22.11 Hourly

Job Type

Seasonal

Department

Parks and Community Services

Description

Maintenance Aide I positions are primarily an entry/training level position and requires minimal prior experience. Employee will receive direct supervision while on the job site. The amount of direct supervision required may diminish as proficiency in task performance and equipment operation increases. Employee may work independently on the basis of clear instructions. The position will perform a variety of manual labor tasks in assistance to fully-trained personnel to repair, maintain, operate, and install basic City or park infrastructure systems and/or support events or activities. Work consists of routine and repetitive tasks, processes, and/or operations and will be performed cooperatively with other employees and completed in a manner that assures individual, co-worker, and public safety in all weather and working conditions. Work is to be completed with appropriate efficiency and in a manner that commands the respect of or demonstrates appropriate courtesy to, co-workers, and the public.

Hours

Shifts may vary. Normal work hours are M-F 5 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Sat-Sun 5 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Union Position

(Teamsters Local Union No. 763): After initial 2 months of continuous employment or within the month following the first day of rehire, employee will become a bargaining unit member and pay monthly union dues (current rate is 2.25 times their hourly rate of pay) and initiation dues as required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assists full-time employees with golf course maintenance operations including mowing, edging, blowing, line trimming, weeding and trash and debris removal.
  • Removal of invasive species, pruning and manual vegetation control.
  • Work around golfers and the general public.
  • Work with city staff and pro shop staff on a daily basis.
  • General outdoor golf course maintenance.
Qualifications
  • Exposure/experience adhering to safety rules and procedures is desirable.
  • Working knowledge of and familiarity with hand-held power tools and related maintenance equipment.
  • Basic mechanical skills and manual dexterity.
  • Ability to learn to operate safely the equipment and machinery necessary to perform assigned tasks.
  • Ability to listen and understand direction/instruction, communicates with team members, and responds to customers tactfully and courteously.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.
  • Criminal History check required on all applicants.
Physical Demands
  • The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work involves walking, talking, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee may be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 50 pounds.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately loud.
  • Exposure may include traffic, fumes, chemicals, flying debris, noise. Employees with exposure will be required to provide and wear leather, steel-toed or equivalent protective footwear (ANSI approved).

Employee must be willing and able to work outside in all weather conditions and provide weather-related gear if/as needed such as rain gear and/or coat. Employees must provide and wear work clothing appropriate to their duties. Some tasks require a long-sleeved shirt.

Other

This is a Seasonal, nonexempt, union position, (Teamsters Local #763).

Definition of a Seasonal Employee
  • Must be pre-approved by Human Resources to ensure compliance with the legislation.
  • Regularly scheduled to work up to 40 hours per week for which the customary annual employment is six months or less.
  • "Customary" means that the nature of the position typically lasts for six months or fewer and that the period of employment begins at approximately the same time each year.
  • NOTE: Will be considered full-time and eligible for medical coverage if hours average 30 hours per week or more over a 12-month measurement period (or 130 hours per month).
Résumés To

For more information, call Tom Robinson at 425-452-2850 or via email at TRobinson@bellevuewa.gov.

Apply for the position here:

For any technical difficulties with your application, please contact the NEOGOV support line at 855-524-5627.

Bellevue Golf Course—Bellevue WA—3.11.20

GROUNDS EQUIPMENT MECHANIC

Department

Seattle Parks and Recreation

Job Type

Classified Civil Service, Regular, Temporary

Bargaining Unit

PSIE, Local 1239—Laborers

Position Description

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.

This is a temporary position to fill in for our current mechanic who is out on medical leave. We can set up a flexible schedule that could be anything from 20-40 hrs/week and will last through the end of September or 1040 hours, whichever comes first.

Job 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. Grind reels, adjust reels 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 or two years of experience in repair and maintenance of diesel and gas equipment (or a combination of education, training and/or experience which provides an equivalent). A current, valid Washington State Driver’s License.

Pre-employment physical and complete driving abstract will be required prior to employment.

Driving Abstract Information

If you are selected to advance in this hiring process, you will be asked to obtain a complete 5-Year driving record from the Department of Licensing.  We will consider all traffic tickets and convictions that you have received within 5 years, and we will score them as follows:

  • 0 points—Parking tickets
  • 1 point each violation—Any moving violation, collision, stop sign, defective equipment, speeding, seat belt, failure to signal, cell phone and any and all moving violations
  • 4 points—each violation: Suspended license, negligent driving, reckless driving, racing
  • 5 points each violation—hit and run, vehicular assault or homicide, any DUI or alcohol related offense.
  • 3 points maximum to be considered for employment.

http://www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/requestyourrecord.html

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. Ability to operate equipment and willingness to help with some course mowing. 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.

If you do not have formal golf training, we have other golf mechanics who can provide training on basic reel grinding and set up procedures.

Salary
  • $32.52 hourly
Benefits
  • Sick Leave
  • Golf privileges at city courses
  • Meal discounts
  • 5% premium pay in lieu of benefits
Résumés To

To apply, please send a brief description of your work experience and what type of schedule you had in mind to rocky.tharp@seattle.gov.

West Seattle Golf Course—Seattle WA—3.9.20

GOLF COURSE GROUNDSKEEPER II

Department

Seattle Parks and Recreation

Salary

$22.88 – $27.24, hourly

Description

The Seattle Parks and Recreation Department (SPR) provides numerous benefits to the people of Seattle-healthy people, a healthy environment, financial sustainability and strong communities. This Department manages a 6,200-acre park system of 465 parks and extensive natural areas including four golf courses, three driving ranges, and one mini golf.

SPR golf courses provide a high-quality golf experience for golfers. More than 200,000 rounds of golf are played annually at the courses and help is needed to smoothly run the ground maintenance operations.

We are currently hiring for several seasonal Golf Course Groundskeeper II positions. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience for upcoming full or part time benefited positions. 

Responsibilities

Performs manual labor on a daily basis that may include, but is not limited to:

  • Litter pick-up and changing garbage liners
  • Raking golf course bunkers
  • Raking leaves and setting golf course up for plan
  • Changing flag cups
  • Watering golf course manually where needed
  • Digging holes
  • Painting yardage markers
  • Loading and unloading supplies
  • Trimming or pruning hedges
  • Spreading bark in flower beds
  • Use hand tools and small power equipment such as a gas powered weed eater, blower, or other walk behind equipment used for maintenance of greens and grounds
  • Mows greens and fairways; roughs bunkers and tee areas; cleans and rakes sand bunkers; maintains ball washers and related facilities; changes cup and tee placements
  • Operates mowers, tractor and gang mowers, aerifiers, trailered equipment, and small power equipment such as drills, chain saws, grinders and buffers, solder guns, air hammers, compressors, and other tools, equipment and trucks used in golf course maintenance, construction, and repair work
  • Aerifies, seeds, top dresses turf and lays sod; plants and maintains bushes and flowers
  • Constructs, installs, and repairs golf course sod according to design plans and diagrams
  • Digs holes and trenches to maintain or construct irrigation and drainage lines; shores excavation; installs pipe and backfills excavation; repairs and maintains irrigation systems
  • Performs various landscape work including installing railroad ties for the development of flower beds, raking, digging, tree planting, pruning bushes, cutting brush and applying non-license chemicals
  • Assist with adjustments to electronic irrigation system
  • Reads work orders and obtains needed supplies; completes forms and writes simple reports on work; maintains accurate records of time and materials used
Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Requires six month's experiences in golf course grounds maintenance or a golf environment

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • Requires the ability to work outside 95% of the time, in all types of weather conditions
  • Required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • May need to utilize some personal protective equipment such as respirator, gloves, ear protection, boots, and hats. Shifts are early morning, usually 4:30-5 a.m. – 1–1:30 p.m., and may require weekends, but you will always receive two consecutive days off.

License, Certification, and Other Requirements

  • A current, valid Driver's License
  • Pre employment physical

Driving Abstract Information

If you are selected to advance in this hiring process, you will be asked to obtain a complete 5-Year driving record from the Department of Licensing.  We will consider all traffic tickets and convictions that you have received within 5 years, and we will score them as follows:

  • 0 points—Parking tickets
  • 1 point each violation—Any moving violation, collision, stop sign, defective equipment, speeding, seat belt, failure to signal, cell phone and any and all moving violations
  • 4 points—each violation: Suspended license, negligent driving, reckless driving, racing
  • 5 points each violation—hit and run, vehicular assault or homicide, any DUI or alcohol related offense

3 points maximum to be considered for employment

http://www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/requestyourrecord.html

Benefits

Temporary seasonal employees will receive 5% premium pay in lieu of benefits to start.

Limited free golf at City courses, restaurant discounts, sick leave, free Orca card

Who May Apply

his position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The Department encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ people, people with disabilities, veterans and those with diverse life experiences.

Accommodations for people with disabilities are provided on request.

The City is a Drug Free Workplace.

Résumés To

To apply, please send a brief description of your work experience and any other pertinent information to: rocky.tharp@seattle.gov

City of Seattle—West Seattle • Jackson • Jefferson or Interbay Golf Course—3.2.20

HORTICULTURE ASSISTANT

Overview

At Oki Golf, Our business is hospitality! We are committed to a culture that encourages growth and development, recognizes team member's hard work and commitment to service, and rewards team members for process improvement ideas and going above and beyond. If you truly have a passion to serve others and are committed to working hard, this is the place for you.

Summary

The Golf Club at Newcastle is committed to hosting great days for our guests whether they visit to play a round of golf, dine at the Calcutta Grill restaurant, celebrate an event at St. Andrew’s ballroom or take in the sunset to the tune of a bagpiper walking the garden trail.

The Horticulture Assistant is a seasonal position that has a direct hand in each and every guest’s experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintaining mulch beds by raking, pruning, trimming and weeding to keep them well tended and free of debris.
  • Watering and caring for plants by providing water to plants and flowers on an assigned route, checking their status, removing debris from planters.
  • Keeping patios around the clubhouse clean from plant debris; by using a leaf blower, and by regularly picking up trash/debris from mulch beds.
  • Applying herbicide to weeds in mulch beds and pavers and other areas on the property where needed.
Qualifications, Education, and/or Experience
  • Two or four year degree in horticulture or 3+ years of work experience in horticulture or closely related field.
  • Self starter who can follow instruction and work independently.
  • Eye for detail.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Work well as a member of a team.
  • Communicate effectively with other team members and managers.
  • Maintain a professional appearance, wearing uniform.
  • Be able to complete assigned tasks in areas where guests are present in a professional manner.
  • Must be punctual.
  • Must be reliable.
Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the team member must:

  • Be able to work weekends and holidays.
  • Work in all weather conditions.
  • Lift 50 lbs
  • Stand, bend and crouch for long periods of time.
  • Operate power equipment (leaf blower, edger, hedge trimmer etc.)
Benefits and Perks

Oki Golf offers an impressive collection of benefits! Some benefits include:

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
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time

All Team Members:

  • Golf Benefits, Meal and Merchandise discount
  • Team Member Referral Program and more!
  • Paid Sick Time  
Résumés To

Scott Landstrom, China Creek Superintendent:
ScottL@Newcastlegolf.com

EEO Statement: Include in all job postings as follows:

Oki Golf is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and we welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply.

All employment decisions at Oki Golf are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 

The Golf Club at Newcastle—Newcastle WA—3.13.20

IRRIGATION TECHNICIAN

Description

The Irrigation Technician will be involved in all aspects of maintenance and operation of the irrigation and drainage systems at Overlake Golf & Country Club.  Overlake's Rain Bird irrigation system was installed in 2005 and new drainage system is in the final stages of installation, planned to be completed in the Fall of 2020.  

Overlake Golf & Country Club is an 18-hole private club in Medina, WA.  Minutes from downtown Seattle.  Overlake’s golf course was designed by Arthur Vernon Macan in 1953.  Overlake’s membership has a strong commitment to continuous improvements to the golf course.  Golf course restoration and improvements as are currently underway under the supervision of golf course architect Jeff Mingay including a new drainage system and tee and bunker renovations.

Educational Requirements

2- or 4-year degree in related field preferred, but work experience may substitute.

Experience Requirements

2+ years of Golf Course Maintenance or Landscaping experience required. Experience with automatic irrigation systems required.

Special Requirements
  • Knowledge of tools, methods, and materials used in golf course maintenance
  • Mechanical understanding of irrigation components
  • Knowledge of maintenance tools
  • Familiar with the game of golf
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States
  • Must pass background check administered by Overlake Golf and Country Club
Job Benefits
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Vacation/Sick time
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401K with 4% club match
  • Uniforms
  • Meals
  • Holiday bonus
  • Golfing Privileges
Date Job is Available

May 1, 2020

Salary

$18-22.00/hour DOE

Résumés To

Cory Brown
Golf Course Superintendent
Golf Course Superintendent
cbrown@overlakegcc.com

Overlake Golf and Country Club—Medina WA—4.23.20
Description

The Golf Club at Newcastle is looking for an Irrigation Tech to join the new regime and help us take the property to the next level.

The Irrigation Tech is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the golf course irrigation system.

Responsibilities
  • Diagnose, problem solve and repair all irrigation issues including controllers, valves, piping and sprinkler heads.
  • Keep a running inventory, ensuring all parts are on hand when needed.
  • Detailed/clean restoration work. Ensuring fixes are done for proper operation/aesthetics/playability.
  • Ability to complete work in a timely manner without jeopardizing quality or safety.
Requirements
  • Ability to communicate daily irrigation issues and concerns with Superintendents.
  • Understanding of daily turfgrass maintenance requirements with a basic understanding of proper golf etiquette.
  • Knowledge of tools, methods and materials used in golf course maintenance.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to work weekends with reliable transportation.
  • Working knowledge of an irrigation system, including controllers, valves, piping and sprinkler heads.
Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.

While performing the duties of this job, the team member must:

  • Be able to show up on time, ready to work, weekends and holidays, mornings and evenings as business demands.
  • Lift, reach, bend, twist, push, pull, squat, grasp and use arm-hand coordination on a consistent basis.
  • Have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts (and associated noise levels related to) and outside weather conditions.
  • Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration.
Pay Range

($16 - $18+) Determined by experience.

Oki Golf Offers an Impressive Ccollection of Benefits, Including:
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Telehealth Coverage
  • Company paid Life Insurance and Long Term Disability.
  • FSA options
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
  • Golf Benefits, Meal and Merchandise discount
  • Team Member Referral Program
  • Paid Sick Time
Résumés to

Contact Scott Landstrom—China Creek Superintendent : 425-227-9184

Oki Golf is an EOE/M/F/D/V workplace

The Golf Club at Newcastle—Newcastle—6.5.20

SPRAY TECHNICIAN

Job Description

We are looking to fill our Spray Tech position. The chemical technician, under the supervision of the golf course superintendent or assistant superintendent, performs chemical applications on golf course properties; fertilizes tees, greens, and fairways; and applies chemicals on areas of the golf course, including but not limited to, greens, tees, and fairways. The chemical technician is responsible for reading, understanding and keeping current with chemical labels and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). This position is also responsible for compiling preliminary reports of pesticide usage for the golf course superintendent. Time will also be spent doing general golf course maintenance.

Some chemical application experience is required.

Landscape/golf course maintenance experience is preferred, but not required.

Oregon State chemical applicators license is preferred but not necessary. Obtaining State of Oregon Private Pesticide Applicators license is required within 60 days of hire.

Full-time year-round position

Job Summary
  • Performs routine safety inspections on all spraying equipment.
  • Maintains chemical storage and mixing areas in compliance with county, state, and federal regulations, and is responsible for the safety and direction of chemical handlers and/or helpers.
  • Tracks chemical inventory.
  • Cleans, tests, properly calibrates and prepares all spray application equipment
  • During the summer assisting in maintaining the moisture content of golf course
  • Time will also be spent mowing, blowing, raking bunkers, small projects
  • Assisting the golf course maintenance staff in achieving goals
  • Maintains course accessibility and appearance using power and hand tools to perform activities such as mowing, weeding, edging, set up and raking sand traps, laying sod, planting trees, shrubs, and flowers
  • Operates and maintains utility vehicles and equipment following company safety standards and manufacturers recommendations
  • Prepare for yearly LPGA televised event
Benefits

Health insurance, Dental, Vision

401K

Golfing privileges, Lunch & Uniforms provided

Discount on Golf Clubs/Cloths in Pro Shop

Additional Responsibilities
  • Maintains good working relationships with co-workers
  • Helps maintain a safe and orderly maintenance shop
  • Other duties may be assigned by management.

A schedule will be given at the beginning of each month. Working M-F and every other weekend are standard during the summer. During the fall, winter and spring schedules will only be five days a week.

Start time varies from 5:30 to 6:00 am. Some Overtime will be expected, more during summer months

Job Types: Full-time - Salary: $18.00 to $19.00 /hour

Résumés To

Please send letter of interest and résumé to:

Jim Myers, Superintendent—Jim.Myers@cecc.com
p: 503-285-8111

Columbia Edgewater Country Club—Portland OR—6.23.20

 

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