Archive | October, 2017

Assistant Superintendent — Westwood Golf Club (Spring)

Westwood Golf Club is seeking a qualified, highly motivated, team oriented individual for the Assistant Superintendent position. This position is a hands-on, actively working position.   Westwood Golf Club is a private, member-owned golf club.  In 2002 the course was redesigned by Keith Foster, and a plan is in place to renovate the greens and bunkers in 2018. Westwood has Tif Sport and 419 fairways, tees, and rough.  The greens are currently Mini-Verde, and plan to re-grass with TifEagle greens in 2018.

Qualifications:

  • A 2 or 4 year degree or certificate in Turfgrass Management, Horticulture, or similar.
  • Previous golf course maintenance work preferred.
  • Must be able to keep work areas organized and clean.
  • Must possess basic computer skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc…
  • Ability to obtain Texas pesticide license within the first three months of employment.
  • Have basic knowledge of pesticide and fertilizer usage, soil conditioners and alternative methods of plant health management.
  • Ability to diagnose turfgrass disease and nutrient deficiencies.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to communicate and correspond with staff, management, and members.
  • Must be willing to be hands-on.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Must be a motivated individual with goals of advancing in the industry.
  • Willingness to grow and develop as an individual, a leader, and a team player.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Day to Day management of the course.
  • Irrigation monitoring and programming
  • Recordkeeping (chemical applications, labor hours)
  • Chemical and Fertilizer applications
  • Assist and/or lead capital projects

Compensation:   $40k, DOE

Benefits:

  •  100% paid individual health insurance (after 90 days)
  • Golfing Privileges
  • Vacation/Personal Days
  • Christmas Bonus
  • Company Cell Phone

Dues for local, regional, and national

Email Resume to:

Wesley Curtis

Golf Course Superintendent

Westwood Golf Club

wesleyc@wwgolfclub.com

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Assistant Sports Field Manager — Texas State University

Texas State University is seeking applications for an Assistant Sports Turf Manager (Field Maintenance Technician). This is a full-time twelve-month, benefits eligible position. Duties include mowing and trimming grounds, maintaining and marking game fields, preparing fields for sport program games and practices, maintaining, servicing and adjusting equipment, maintaining work logs, mileage and equipment manuals and chemical records and performing other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of turf maintenance equipment
  • Knowledge of standard safety practices and procedures related to the turf industry
  • Knowledge of mixing procedures for applying chemicals on athletic fields
  • Ability to effectively communicate with others
  • Ability to read and understand MSDS, equipment manuals, chemical labels and field equipment
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in related field
  • Prior work experience in athletics grounds maintenance

This job posting will close on November 10, 2017. Applications must be submitted online. The link to apply is https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/20894 (https://jobs NULL.hr NULL.txstate NULL.edu/postings/20894).

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