Category : Employment – Golf

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.

Compensation

  • 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@mcallencountryclub.com (receivables null@null mcallencountryclub NULL.com)

No phone calls, please

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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 approximately 45 miles southwest of the DFW Metroplex.

General 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.  Understanding the game and the ability to play is a plus.

Experience: Preferred but not limiting

Salary: $32,960 – $41,200 DOE

Benefits:  Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance option, Health Savings Account, Cafeteria Plan, TCDRS Retirement, Vacation, Sick, Memberships to GCSAA, NTGCSA and TTA, uniforms, golf privileges

Position Open: Immediately

Deadline:  Until filled

Application:  A full job description and application may be viewed on the Somervell County website at http://www.somervell.co/jobshr/jobs/ (http://www NULL.somervell NULL.co/jobshr/jobs/)   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.  gcmaint@co.somervell.tx.us (gcmaint null@null co NULL.somervell NULL.tx NULL.us)

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2nd Assistant Superintendent — Champions Golf Club (Houston)

Location:   Champions Golf Club       13722 Champions Dr.    Houston, Texas 77069

Job Description:

Assist with:

  • Recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, and managing crew of 20-30 employees
  • Fertilizer/pesticide applications and record keeping
  • Irrigation scheduling, troubleshooting, repair, maintenance, and management
  • Budgeting, Purchasing, and Payroll

Educational Requirements:

  • Must possess a 2 or 4 year degree or certificate in turf related program

Experience Requirements:

  • Previous golf course experience required
  • Experience with irrigation, fertilizer/pesticide applications is preferred

Special Requirements:

  • Desire to advance within the industry
  • Passion for working outdoors
  • Whatever it takes to get the job done right mentality

Comments:

Champions is scheduled to renovate greens and bunkers in 2018 and host the US Women’s Open in 2020. This is an opportunity to gain extremely valuable construction and tournament experience.

Founded by Jack Burke, Jr. and the late Jimmy Demaret in 1957, Champions Golf Club is one of the most historic, classic golf courses in Texas. From its origin, Champions has consistently carved its place in golf history hosting the 1967 Ryder Cup Matches, 1969 US Open, 1993 US Amateur, several PGA Tour Championships as well as numerous other professional and amateur golf tournaments. The Cypress Creek course was designed by Ralph Plummer and opened for play in 1957. With thousands of trees, wide fairways, and enormous greens it remains a true test of golf suited for some of the best players in the world. The Jack Rabbit Course was originally designed by George Fazio in 1964 and completely renovated by Tom Fazio in 2002. Both courses are very unique in design and provide a spectacular playing experience in Northwest Houston. With over 300 single digit handicappers, Champions is known around the world as a “Players Club” with an expectation for championship conditions every day.

The 2nd assistant will be an integral member of the golf course maintenance team and work closely with the Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents on a daily basis.

 Company Benefits:

  • Paid vacation and P.T.O.; Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance; 401K; Clothing Allowance; Local and National Association Dues
  • Salary Based on Experience

Contact:     Please email resumes to cortmeier@championsgolfclub.com

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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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