Assistant Golf Course Superintendent — McAllen Country Club

The McAllen Country Club is the premier private country club in the Rio Grande Valley.          The Club is currently looking to hire an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent to assist the Golf Course Superintendent in the daily operations of the golf course.

 Reports to: Golf Course Superintendent

Supervises: Grounds Persons

Classification: Exempt

Education and/or Experience

  • Three years of experience in the maintenance, operation or management of a golf course and related facilities and equipment, including one year of supervisory experience.
  • Undergraduate college study in turf agronomy or golf course maintenance desirable.

 Job Knowledge, Core Competencies and Expectations

  • Knowledge of tools, methods and materials used in grounds and golf course construction, landscaped area maintenance work and building maintenance and improvement.
  • Operate trucks and light motorized equipment.
  • Knowledge of agronomy, turf grass science and the rules of golf.
  • Working knowledge of basic electricity and hydraulics related to an irrigation system, including automatic valves and controllers and various types of pumps and pumping systems.
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform required role in emergency situations.

Job Summary

Supervise daily course maintenance and inspect course conditions.

 Job Tasks/Duties

  • Oversees and performs ongoing course maintenance activities.
  • Completes minor repair on equipment.
  • Operates and maintains equipment.
  • Maintains equipment inventory.
  • Trains personnel in ongoing course maintenance activities.
  • Selects, trains, supervises, schedules and evaluates assigned personnel.
  • Maintains parts and supplies inventory.
  • Assists in the development of equipment purchase specifications.
  • Performs safety orientation and ongoing safety training for all department staff.
  • Supervises Maintenance Shop and runs operations in the absence of Golf Course Director.
  • Attends staff meetings.
  • Performs other appropriate tasks assigned by the Golf Course Director.

Licenses and Special Requirements

  • Pesticide Applicator’s certificate.
  • Valid Texas 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.
  • Frequent lifting, bending, climbing, stooping and pulling.


  • This year-round position offers a competitive salary and complete benefit package, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Date Position Available:

  • Immediately

Please send resume to:

Gina Carrizales

Human Resources

McAllen Country Club

615 Wichita

McAllen, Texas 78503 (receivables null@null mcallencountryclub

No phone calls, please

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