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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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Athletics Turf & Field Manager — Edinburg

For complete information click on link below:

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Scope of Job Responsible for the development, management, and maintenance of assigned athletic fields.
Coordinate and perform specialized work on assigned fields as specified in turf maintenance
program. Assist with in-game field management and operations, pre-game set-up, and postgame
procedures.
Description of Duties • Develops, plans, manages, directs and assists with the daily, short and long-term sports turf
maintenance program based on field usage, specific requirements for individual events, and
field turf needs.
• Provides daily operations management of allocated resources and equipment to ensure that all
university playing surfaces and surrounding areas are expertly conditioned to provide optimum
levels of safety, performance, and appearance.
• Provides direction in conjunction with grounds maintenance supervisor and assists Athletics
fields maintenance crew in performing the daily maintenance of all inter-collegiate athletic fields
and the surrounding landscape/horticulture operations to include: mowing, weed-eating, and
edging; irrigation testing, maintenance, repair, and installation; cultural practices to include sod
replacement, verticutting, aerating, topdressing, fertilization, seeding, and spraying; soils
analysis and amendment; grooming, striping, and painting.
• Responsible for maintaining supervision over pest control management on turf and sports
surfaces.
• Insures maintenance and upkeep of all equipment inventory such as riding reel and push
mowers, top dressers, vertacutter, coring and blade aerifiers, trimmers, blowers, and other
related equipment.
• Prepares budget line-items within the athletics department budget pertaining to athletic fields
and special events labor, equipment, and supplies.
• Assists with the planning, strategizing, and running university athletic events in coordination
with the athletic event staff. Will provide support in the set-up, take-down and execution of
athletic competition.
• Develops and main tains effective relationships with internal and external customers through
oral and written communications.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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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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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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