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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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Sports Turf Technician — Southern Methodist University (Dallas)

 

Division: Facilities Planning & Management

Hourly Rate: $15.75

 Job Summary:

This position is responsible for assisting in the daily operations of the turf management department. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: the maintenance, repair, painting, fertilizing, spraying cultural practices and mowing the athletics fields and Intramural fields, fertilization, mowing, irrigation, field painting and preparation for athletic contests, game day set up for Ford Stadium and Wescott Field.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs routing maintenance of campus fields and turf. This includes, but is not limited to: mowing, fertilizing, spraying, painting, and irrigating.
  • Repairs and conducts preventative maintenance on equipment as needed
  • Seeds and sods worn areas.
  • Other tasks as directed

Education and Experience:

  • A high school diploma, or equivalent, and a minimum of 1 year of work experience is required for this position.
  • Experience in the collegiate or professional athletic filed maintenance is strongly desired.  Considerable experience in the operation and maintenance of athletic field facilities is preferred.
  • Must possess a TX driver’s license and a clear MVR.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

The ideal candidate should have considerable knowledge of the practices, methods, materials, equipment and tools used in the maintenance of athletic fields.  Some knowledge of effective supervisory methods and techniques is desirable.

Knowledge of the hazards and necessary safety precautions in the general labor and maintenance work is preferred.  Candidate should show skill in demonstrating and teaching proper use and care of tools and equipment in athletic field maintenance.  Must have the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Ability to manage CMMS and basic knowledge of Word and Excel applications is preferred.

Some evening and weekend work is required for scheduled work.  Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule.

Physical/Environmental Demands:

  • Bend, Squat, Stand
  • Crawl, Climb, Kneel
  • Walk for long distances
  • Reach above shoulders
  • Handle objects (dexterity)
  • Push/Pull; Carry/lift over 50lbs.
  • Exposure to excessive noise
  • Around moving machinery
  • Exposure to marked changes in temperature/or humidity
  • Exposure to dust, fumes, gases, radiation, microwave
  • Drives motorized equipment
  • Works in confined quarters

DEADLINE TO APPLY:  This position is open until filled.

TO APPLY: Please visit https://smu.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=FAC00000019&tz=GMT-05%3A00 (https://smu NULL.taleo NULL.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail NULL.ftl?job=FAC00000019&tz=GMT-05%3A00)  or to view all job openings visit www.smu.jobs (http://www NULL.smu NULL.jobs) & select staff careers from the right-hand side menu to access the online application.

Job Requisition: FAC00000019

Southern Methodist University (SMU) will not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, education activity, or admissions on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. SMU’s commitment to equal opportunity includes nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.  The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX1   Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, including the prohibition of sex discrimination under Title IX. The Executive Director/Title IX Coordinator may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, accessequity@smu.edu.  Inquiries   regarding   the application of Title IX may also be directed to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education.

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First Assistant Superintendent — The Woodlands Country Club (Gary Player Course)

The Woodlands Country Club’s Player course is seeking a First Assistant Superintendent.  The Player Course is one of three facilities that comprise The Woodlands Country Club. The 18 Hole Player Course consists of Tif-Eagle greens, 419 fairways and roughs, and a combination of 419 and zoysia tees with Toro LTC Plus irrigation system.

We are looking for a dedicated individual with a desire to become a Golf Course Superintendent to join our team. Strong leadership, work ethic, and attention to detail are important traits we are looking for in the right candidate. We provide a great environment to learn, grow, and have potential to move up within company.

The Assistant Superintendent is responsible for assisting the Superintendent in the operating functions of the Golf Course Maintenance Department to ensure the healthy growth of the golf course & Clubhouse Grounds grasses, trees, wetlands, and other plant materials. The duties include turfgrass/plant material maintenance programs, property/asset management, assisting with forecasting and expense management, scheduling and maintenance of irrigation systems, pesticide applications, related recordings, and compliance of regulatory issues as directed by the Superintendent. The Assistant Superintendent will participate in the hiring, training and developing all staff, including ensuring the staff is working within OSHA, club safety, state and federal guidelines for safe working conditions.

  • Education: 2 or 4 year degree from accredited program
  • Experience: 1-2 years as Assistant or successfully completed quality internships
  • Salary: Hourly $14-16 plus depending on experience, 45-50 plus hours a week
  • Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Annual Vacation, 401k, golfing privileges, etc.

To apply, send resumes and cover letters to:

Scott McVey

Golf Course Superintendent

The Woodlands Country Club – Player Course

9205 Branch Crossing Dr

The Woodlands, TX 77382

William.McVey@clubcorp.com (William NULL.McVey null@null clubcorp NULL.com) or smcvey@thewoodlandscc.com (smcvey null@null thewoodlandscc NULL.com)

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