2014 Texas Turfgrass Conferences


2014 Summer Conference

Hyatt Lost Pines Resort   (http://lostpines NULL.hyatt NULL.com/)

July 13-15, 2014

Click below for Registration Information

2014 Summer Conference

If you have any questions or need exhibit information, please E-mail Shirley

Click on the link to reserve a hotel room:  https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_ei_new&eventID=10676925 (https://resweb NULL.passkey NULL.com/Resweb NULL.do?mode=welcome_ei_new&eventID=10676925)




ftw-omni2014 Texas Turfgrass Conference & Show:

Fort Worth Convention Center & Omni Hotel

December 16-18, 2014

If you have any questions or need exhibit information, please E-mail Shirley

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Golf Course Superintendent – Eagles Bluff Country Club (Tyler, Texas metro area)

Responsible for maintenance of the Carlton Gibson designed 18-hole championship golf course along with the grounds of Eagles Bluff Country Club. Establish operational structure and turf programs that provide first class playing conditions for Members/Guests. Hire, train and develop a staff of assistants/greens keepers to insure quality operations exist at all times. Superintendent shall be financially accountable for the golf course maintenance operations, i.e. budgeting, forecasting, etc.
This is a department head position requiring a high level of skill and competency and the ability to work with limited supervision and make duty-related decisions
• BS degree (preferred) or Associate degree (accepted) in Turf grass Management or related field
• Prefer at least 3-year experience as a Golf Course Superintendent or First Assistant Golf Course Superintendent at a high quality golf facility.
• 5-years experience in golf course maintenance
• Texas Pesticide Applicator license
• Understand seasonal turf requirements and overseeding
• Ability to maintain Bermuda grass greens, 419 Bermuda grass fairways and native landscape areas
• Team player – ability to interact with management and other staff members in a cooperative and professional manner
• History of a good work ethic, has initiative, is responsible and honest
• Spanish communication skill would be an asset
• Hire, train, schedule and supervise Assistant Agronomist, technicians and assorted golf course maintenance employees
• Assist with the proper timing and application of plant nutrients and plant protectants
• Management of turf equipment and irrigation systems
• Assist with overseeing all construction and contractors and monitoring quality controls on the course
• Assist in assembling and recommending annual golf course maintenance procedures, as well as annual capital equipment and project needs.
• Help analyze, recommend and plan maintenance practices and quality standards
• Adhere to quality standards
• Promote member and guest satisfaction
• Participate in local golf course superintendent and turfgrass associations
• Ability to understand and deal with a sensitive environmental site and interact with environmental groups and governing bodies
• Direct Reports: Varies from 10 – 15 employees to supervise
The successful candidate will report directly the General Manager.

Salary: $65k – $75k * based on experience, incentive package will include bonus based upon budget achievement and membership survey golf course condition score.

  • Health Insurance – Employee receives standard Eagles Bluff health benefits.
  • Vacation
  • Family privileges
  • Employee meals
  • Cell phone allowance
  • Relocation allowance
  • Truck provided

Contact: Bill Dowling

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Assistant Superintendent — Ranchland Hills Golf Club (Midland)

2 year to 4 year degree in Horticulture/Turf or Agronomy/Turf

Experience a plus.

  • The golf course project is in the middle of a renovation with brand new bent grass greens in the transition zone.
  • A recently added State of the Art Reverse Osmosis (Desalination) System.
  • Planning to build the largest practice putting green in Texas.
  • This is an 18-hole golf course which opened in 1949.

Send resumes to:  Eric Johnson    1600 E. Wadley Ave.     Midland, TX   79705 or email to grounds@ranchlandhills.com



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Sports Field Supervisor (Parks) — City of San Angelo

Starting Salary: $33,092/YR Posting Dates: Open: 7/25/14 Close: 8/7/14
DUTIES: Leads and supervises maintenance crews for sports fields and other assigned areas. Provides inspections and maintenance plans for all assigned areas. Coordinates and oversees crew scheduling, disciplinary action, and performance. Provides administrative reports as required. Perform repairs and installation of various equipment as needed. May perform pesticide and fertilizer applications, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting, and metal work as needed. Provide some estimating, obtain material quotes, and purchasing of various supplies. Perform other duties as assigned/required. Hours: Monday thru Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. May periodically provide on-call services and work on weekends and holidays.
MINIMUM STANDARDS & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Must obtain a TDA Non-Commercial Pesticide License within 6 months of employment. Prefer at least 4 years of education and/or experience in turf, landscape, or sports field maintenance. Need good knowledge of methods, materials, equipment, and techniques for proper sports field maintenance. Requires knowledge and skills of turf, tree, infields, and ornamental plant management. Some knowledge of carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting, and metal construction. Requires good skills in the operation of equipment, hand tools, power tools, mowers and vehicles used in the assigned work area. Requires good knowledge and skill in the area of supervision. Computer experience is preferred; Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to provide necessary administrative reports; perform strenuous physical activity; work in extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time and lift 63 lbs. A valid Texas driver’s license with a good driving record is required.

Human Resources Department
72 W College Ave; Suite 201
San Angelo, Texas 76903
Dept. Hours: Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
(We are closed for lunch from 12:00pm-1:00pm)
Applications must be submitted by deadline date.
Office: (325) 657-4221
Fax: (325) 657-4530
Internet: www.cosatx.us
E-mail: hr@cosatx.us
The City of San Angelo is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer.

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Assistant Golf Course Superintendent — Squaw Valley Golf Course (Glen Rose)

Squaw Valley Golf Course is looking for an energetic self-starter to serve as an assistant to the superintendent.  Squaw Valley is a 36 hole top-rated municipal golf course located in Glen Rose, approximately 45 miles southwest of the DFW metroplex

Responsibilities include:  

  • Assist the superintendent with agronomic planning and implementation,
  • crew supervision,
  • training,
  • scheduling,
  • pesticide application,
  • irrigation control,
  • record keeping,
  • purchasing, inventory control

Requirements: 2 or 4 year degree in Turfgrass Management or related field.  Must have or ability to obtain a pesticide license within 6 months.

Experience: preferred

Salary: $32,000 base

Benefits:  Health, Retirement, Vacation, Sick, Memberships to national and local professional organizations, golf privileges

Position Open: Immediately

Deadline:  Until filled

Application:  A full job description and application may be viewed on the Somervell County website at www.co.somervell.tx.us (http://www NULL.co NULL.somervell NULL.tx NULL.us/)  You must send or fax your application and resume to Paula Stinson, County Personnel Director, PO Box 330, Glen Rose, Texas 76043.  Phone (254) 897-3750 Fax (254) 897-7314 Email hr@co.somervell.tx.us (hr null@null co NULL.somervell NULL.tx NULL.us)

Contact:  Jeff Hansen, Superintendent (254) 897-7932 squawmaint@valornet.com (squawmaint null@null valornet NULL.com)

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