"Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Association"

Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

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First Assistant Superintendent - Reynolds Lake Oconee - Great Waters
Senior Assistant Superintendent - Atlanta Country Club
Assistant Superintendent - Waterfall Club
Assistant Superintendent - Sapelo Hammock Golf Club


First Assistant Superintendent

Reynolds Lake Oconee - Great Waters
Greensboro, GA
Course Operation: 18 hole Jack Nicklaus design; Greens: MiniVerde Bermudagrass; Fairways: Tif Way 419; Roughs: 419 Bermudagrass.
Duties: Position will assist the Superintendent in all areas of responsibilities with regard to the maintenance of the golf course. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:• Through communication with the Superintendent as well as personal observations the Assistant Superintendent prepares and executes a daily schedule• Monitors staff performance, documents necessary observations, monitors quality and quantity of work and provides input to staff• Ensures a safe and clean work environment for all employees by enforcing OSHA and EPA regulations and federal and state laws• Supervises and participates in the set up and monitoring of irrigation system, pump station and all necessary inventories• Scouts the golf course on a regular basis for insect, weed, and disease problems. Diagnose any observations and take corrective action after discussion with Superintendent unless situation dictates otherwise• Develops, implements and trains golf course employees on departmental policy and training manuals• Provides orientation to new employees on departmental policy• Coordinates, schedules, and inspects projects performed by outside vendors. Communicates with the Superintendent when any changes or delays occur other than scheduled• Competent with irrigation management for cool season turf varieties• Develops and maintains complete record documentation for the golf course operation in conjunction with the Golf Course Superintendent• Provides input on projects, staff development, employee evaluations, discipline and termination issues and wage increases• Assists with applicant interviews and Human Resource issues with the department• Attends seminars and workshops for continued professional growth and development• Receives and makes suggestions for improvements to procedure, equipment, etc• Should be familiar with office related computer software such as Microsoft Excel and Word• Serves as departmental liaison between other departments and committees, e.g. Safety• Complete and submit monthly Highlights Report to Superintendent and Director• Other duties as assigned.
Salary: $36,000 to $45,000/year.
Benefits: Medical, Dental, 401(k), LTD & STD, Life, PTO, etc
Requirements: Position requires an Associate Degree in Turfgrass Science or related field with a minimum of two years experience at the assistant level and a total of five years experience in golf course maintenance. Qualifications include total familiarity with calibration procedures for all applicable turf equipment such as sprayers and spreaders, ability to write reports and attend meetings at intervals, ability to competently operate all pieces of turf maintenance equipment as well as train and select employees for their proper use. Applicant must possess a Georgia Pesticide Applicators License in Category 24.
Send Resume to: Christy Steverson, 1000 Vista Dr. Ste. 102, Greensboro, GA 30642; csteverson@reynoldslakeoconee.com (e-mail); (706) 467-1158 (fax)
Date Position is Available: Immediately.
Application Deadline: November 23, 2016.
Date Announcement was Posted: November 16, 2016.
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Senior Assistant Superintendent

Atlanta Country Club
Marietta, GA
Primary Purpose: The Senior Assistant Golf Course Superintendent reports directly to the Golf Course Superintendent.  The Senior Assistant Superintendent directs and participates in the maintenance of the golf course property and supervision of the maintenance crew and does related work as required.  The Senior Assistant Superintendent may serve in the superintendent’s capacity during their absence.
Duties: Assist in planning and supervising the maintenance of the property by scheduling work and supervising the employees and the use of the equipment.  Instructs equipment operators on the operation and care of mowing and other equipment; supervises pesticide applications and/or operates and calibrates pesticide application equipment; supervises and participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps, and in the maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems.  Assists in personnel management and evaluation, employee safety, personnel discipline and may also modify the daily work schedule based on professional interpretation.  Performs routine safety inspections of all equipment; instills safety as a primary thought during all training.  Must be able to read and interpret chemical labels.  Responsible for cleanliness and upkeep of Maintenance facility work area, storage areas and equipment.  Determines work procedures and expedites workflow.  Locates and identifies weeds or invasive plants and implements appropriate eradication and control measures.  Opens and closes locks and unlocks facilities as needed.  Assists in the development and enforcement of policies, rules and regulations for the golf course. Performs all other related tasks as deemed necessary by management.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 Ability to read and write; ability to perform basic arithmetic.  Able to perform calibration of sprayers and spreaders.  Knowledge of chemicals and calibration of pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides.  Knowledge of various chemicals used in the industry; ability to use such in accordance with prescribed safety precautions and directions.  Must present a positive, professional image.  Must be self-motivated and customer service oriented.  Strong interpersonal as well as written and oral communication skills.  Reliable and predictable attendance.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors; ability to work cooperatively with employees, and the general public.  Ability to work independently to carry out assignments to completion and to carry out assignments with minimal instructions.  Working knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions.
Salary: $50,000 to $55,000 Dependent on Experience
Benefits: Health/Dental/Life Insurance/Vacation & Sick Leave/Uniform Allowance/ Meals/ Golfing Privileges/ Continuing Education
Requirements: 2-4 year degree in Turf Management or related field. A minimum of 2 years in a technical or 2nd Assistant Position Preferred but not required.  Valid Driver License.
Licenses or Certifications: Employee must obtain a GA pesticide application license within 6 months of hire.
Send Resume to: Joe Hollis, jhollis@atlantacountryclub.org (e-mail).
Date Position is Available: Immediately
Date Announcement was Posted: September 30, 2016.
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Assistant Superintendent

Waterfall Club
Clayton, GA

Course Operation: Waterfall is a full service private club located in the North Georgia mountains overlooking Lake Burton. The 18 hole mountain style golf course offers a very unique experience with Zeon zoysia tees, fescue rough, L-93 bentgrass fairways and greens.
Duties: The assistant position is a hands on leadership role involving all aspects of golf course maintenance operations, including but not limited to: pesticide calibration/application, irrigation troubleshooting/repair, overseeing and assisting with in-house projects, course construction, crew management and daily tasks.
Salary: $14-17/Hr + OT.
Health and life insurance, 401K, PTO, national and local association dues, continuing education expenses, uniforms, meals, golfing privileges.
Requirements: Degree/certificate in Turfgrass Management, or related field, and prior golf course maintenance experience on bentgrass is required. This position requires a high energy, self motivated team player who has a desire to progress within the industry. Candidate must possess a Georgia pesticide applicators license, or able to obtain, within 90 days of hire.
Send Resume to: Carson Turner, 1105 Waterfall Dr., Clayton, GA 30525; cturner@thewaterfallclub.com (e-mail).
Date Position is Available: Immediately.
Date Announcement was Posted:  August 10, 2016.
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Assistant Superintendent

Sapelo Hammock Golf Club
Shellman Bluff, GA

Course Operation: 18 holes semi private Champion Bermudagrass greens. Coastal golf course with numerous marshes and wetlands.
Duties: Assist the superintendent with crew management, course setup, fertilization, chemical applications, and irrigation repair.
Salary: $40,000.
Health and dental available, holiday pay and sick leave, golf privileges.
Requirements: Turf degree or 1-3 years' experience required. Spray license or ability to acquire one on 90 days. Strong work ethic required.
Send Resume to: Chris Hankey, 1354 Marshview Dr., Townsend, GA 31331, chankey@sapelohammockgolfclub.com (e-mail).
Date Position is Available: Immediately.
Date Announcement was Posted:  September 21, 2016.
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