"Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Association"

Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

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Assistant Superintendent - The Ford Plantation
Assistant Superintendent - Diversified Turf Services Ltd. Co.
Assistant Superintendent - Flat Creek Golf Club
Assistant Superintendent - Sapelo Hammock Golf Club
Horticulturist - The River Club
Senior Assistant Superintendent - Atlanta Country Club
Assistant Superintendent - Traditions of Braselton Golf Club


Assistant Superintendent

The Ford Plantation
Richmond Hill, GA

Course Operation: Ranked by Golf Digest and Golf Week among the best golf courses in Georgia, The Ford Plantation Golf Club is a Pete Dye-designed, 18-hole private club that recently underwent one of the most extensive restoration projects in the country from tee to green. As a result, the golf course employs the latest technologies in golf course maintenance allowing the staff to work on the cutting edge of the everchanging world of agronomy. We offer a superior work experience that embraces a collaborative work-culture that ultimately leads to accelerated professional growth. Over the last several years, course superintendents and assistant superintendents have used Ford Plantation as a stepping stone to their own independent careers. When it comes to your career, we will dedicate time, experience and energy to help you achieve your professional goals. We will teach, coach and mentor you so that you become a marketable future employee for other clubs to consider. Job advancement in this industry is very competitive and we have a system in place that produces results. As a member of the management staff you will gain experience in personnel management, budgeting, cool and warm season turfgrass management, irrigation programming, labor management software, agronomic planning and the opportunity to host the prestigious Georgia Open in August of 2017. In addition to on-campus training, the club will provide you the opportunity to volunteer annually at a professional golf tournament on the PGA Tour. Finally, our club membership is truly multi-national which has allowed us to create an enormous support network in the industry and the world of golf. As a manager in our program, you will benefit from these friendships and learn to build relationships for your future. Ford Plantation is located 15 minutes from Historic Downtown Savannah and a short drive to Tybee Island.
Duties: We are seeking an individual who is serious about advancing within the industry and eager to gain experience in all facets of golf course maintenance. The preferred candidate will be willing to make a positive impact on the organization and help solve challenging situations. Working with a diverse group of people who are experts in their field, the job responsibilities include the supervision of golf course personnel and daily maintenance of the golf course. The individual will also perform all duties with a focus on exceptional customer service to members and attention to detail. He/she must be able to obtain a pesticide license within 12 months of employment. The candidate must have the ability to work within a team environment and have a strong vision for pursuing golf course management as a career. Punctuality and dependability is required. The position offers an opportunity to be promoted within the department and club. The position reports to the Director of Golf, Course Superintendent and Senior Assistant.
Salary: $38,000/neg. plus Housing (a $12,120 annual value).
Benefits: Housing (a $12,120 annual value in this area), health insurance, dental, vision, 401(k), golfing privileges, professional clothing provided, association dues paid to GCSAA and state chapter, regional and national educational/seminar travel expense, cell phone allowance, bonus plan eligible, some green committee meeting attendance, required volunteering at a national professional golf tournament annually.
Requirements: 2 - 4 year degree in turfgrass management, agronomy or a related field and a minimum of 1 golf course internship..
Send Resume to: Nelson Caron, 123 A Ford Maintenance Rd., Richmond Hill, GA 31324; ncaron@fordplantation.com (e-mail); (912) 547-4072 (phone).
Date Position is Available: Immediately.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017.
Date Announcement was Posted: January 17, 2017.
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Assistant Superintendent

Diversified Turf Services Ltd. Co.
Rincon, GA

Course Operation: Diversified Turf Services is a for hire company specializing in providing high quality turf services to the golf course and green industry. Our focus revolves around all facets of the golf course maintenance industry, included but not limited to:Specialized services – such as aeration, verticutting, topdressing, irrigation repair, overseedingManagement services – managing all aspects of day to day golf course operationsConsultation services – consulting to superintendents to help with existing maintenance problemsDTS has been in business since 2004 and either currently provides services or has provided services to premier golf courses such as:• Daniel Island Club in Charleston, SC• The Landings Club in Savannah, GA• The River Club in Suwanee, GA• Yaemans Hall Club in Hanahan, SC• The Ocean Course at Kiawah on Kiawah Island, SC• Briars Creek Club on John’s Island, SC• Ricefields Golf Course at Hampton Island Club in Riceboro, GA• Ford Plantation in Richmond Hill, GA• Doublegate Country Club in Albany, GA• Long Cove Club on Hilton Head Island, SC• Savannah Golf Club in Savannah, GA• The Oaks Club in Sarasota, FL• Hampton Golf Club North in Fernandina Beach, FL and many more….
Duties: DTS is currently seeking a Manager in training for all aspects of the business in the Southeast region.The selected candidate will work closely with the owner to be educated and trained to complete all contract jobs at various golf courses within the region within the designated time window. The selected candidate will also be trained as a foreman style golf course superintendent on one of the golf courses that is being managed by DTS when not working on contract golf courses. Responsibilities include:Managing small crews to complete contracts at client courses in specified time intervalsOperating various golf course equipmentOverseeing day to day operations on golf courses managed by DTSAssisting in developing annual budgets for golf courses being managed by DTSDiagnosing pest problems on ultradwarf bermudagrass greensTroubleshooting and repairing irrigation problems on Toro E-Osmac irrigation systemApplying pesticides to turf to control pest problemsDiagnosing and repairing mechanical problems on various golf course related equipmentTransporting equipment to various golf courses in order to complete client course contractsContacting current clients and prospective clients for scheduling future contractsAttending events at regional Golf Course Superintendents’ Associations for marketing purposes.
Salary: $35,000 salary with raise at year end when transitioning into manager position.
Benefits: Health Insurance and vacation PTO after probationary period, Ability to generate commission on newly acquired contracts, Raise opportunity after year end review period when transitioning into manager position, Paid dues to national and regional GCS associations Uniforms.
Requirements: A completed 2 or 4 year degree in golf course management or related fieldAbility to acquire pesticide applicator’s license within 6 months of employmentAbility to obtain CDL class A license within 6 months of employmentAbility to diagnose and repair simple equipment mechanical problemsAbility to diagnose turf pest symptoms on ultradwarf bermudagrass greensExperience of 2 to 4 years working in golf course maintenance industryPrevious mechanical experience preferredPrevious irrigation repair experience preferredPrevious management experience preferredAbility to work with others or alone depending on the situation to complete task at hand most effectively.
Send Resume to: Reese Freisberg, reese@diversifiedturfservices.com(e-mail), (877) 301-9417 (fax).
Date Position is Available: Immediately.
Date Announcement was Posted: January 17, 2017.
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Assistant Superintendent

Flat Creek Golf Club
Peachtree City, GA
Course Operation: Flat Creek Golf Club  A member of the Club Corp Family   is a 27 hole facility located in Peachtree City with bentgrass greens.
Duties: To assist the superintendent in the daily operation of the golf course, daily crew management and scheduling, fertilizer/pesticide applications and calibration, record keeping, and irrigation repair..
Salary: Hourly (DOE).
Benefits: Free Golf, vision, dental and health insurance, and discount on food and merchandise, and opportunity for advancement with Club Corp.
Requirements: Two or four year degree in Turfgrass, at least one year of experience on bentgrass greens in the transition zone and ability to obtain GA pesticide license within 90 days.
Send Resume to: Harold Ammons, 100 Flat Creek Rd.Peachtree City, GA 30269; hammons@cannongategolf.com (e-mail); (770) 487-0336 (fax); (770) 584-1851 (phone).
Date Position is Available: Immediately.
Application Deadline: February 28, 2017.
Date Announcement was Posted: January 12, 2017.
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Assistant Superintendent

Sapelo Hammock Golf Club
Shellman Bluff, GA
Course Operation: 18 holes semi-private, Champion Bermudagrass greeens. 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.
Benefits: 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 in 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: January 9, 2017.
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The River Club
Suwanee, GA
Course Operation: The River Club is a private country club located in Suwanee. Amenities include and 18-hole golf course designed by Greg Norman, clubhouse, swim and tennis facilities.
Duties: Responsible for all plant material on the golf course, clubhouse grounds and swim and tennis facility. This will include but not limited to bed design and installation; irrigation repair and scheduling, fertility; pesticide application; mowing; pruning; scouting; developing long term landscape plan for the golf course.
Salary: $16 - $17 per hour.
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, 401k after one year of employment, Golf privileges, Uniforms, Meals and Bonus Program.
Requirements:  Two or four year degree in Horticulture is required with at least three to five years experience in a similar operation. Knowledge of irrigation and troubleshooting is recommended. Must have or the ability to obtain a pesticide license within 6 months.
Send Resume to: Rob Roy, 1138 Crescent River Pass, Suwanee, GA 30024; rroy@theriverclub-ga.com (e-mail); (678) 714-4583 (fax).
Date Position is Available: April 1, 2017.
Application Deadline: March 10, 2017
Date Announcement was Posted: January 3, 2017.
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Senior Assistant Superintendent

Atlanta Country Club
Marietta, GA
Course Operation: Private 18-hole facility located in East Cobb, course opened in 1964 and held PGA Tour events until the mid-90's including the inaugural Tournament Player's Championship. The Course is composed of A-1 Bent grass greens, 419 fairways and rough, and Zoysia Tees.
Duties: The Senior Assistant will assist the Golf Course Superintendent with supervision, training, planning, and evaluating staff and processes. Attention to detail and ability to communicate to staff is key in providing a safe, highly effective and efficient team. The Senior Assistant Superintendent reports directly to the Golf Course Superintendent and therefore is an integral part of the management team at Atlanta Country Club. This position will allow candidate to gain knowledge and be active in the budgeting process. This includes planning, negotiating, purchasing, and executing the budget on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. This position will gain knowledge and be active in the budgeting process.  This includes planning, negotiating, purchasing, and executing the budget on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.  This position is a stepping stone into the Golf Course Superintendent’s role.
Salary: $50,000-$60,000.
Benefits: Paid dues to Georgia GCSA and GCSAA-Uniform allowance-Meals-Paid Vacation/Sick Leave-Health/Dental/Vision-Continuing Education including paid travel and attendance to the GIS-Yearly performance bonus-Golf-Etc.
Requirements: 2-4 year degree in Turf Management or related field. Minimum of 3 years experience in golf maintenance with at least 1 year of management.
Send Resume to: Joe Hollis, 500 Atylanta Country Club Dr., Marietta GA 30067; jhollis@atlantacountryclub.org (e-mail).
Date Position is Available: Immediately.
Date Announcement was Posted: December 21, 2016.
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Assistant Superintendent

Traditions of Braselton Golf Club
Jefferson, GA
Course Operation: Traditions of Braselton is Mike Dasher design and apart of the ClubCorp Family. We are an 18 hole facility with bentgrass greens, and 419 Bermuda tees, fairways, and rough.
Duties: Fertilizer/Chemical applications. Crew management, summer Bentgrass management, be a hands on multi tasker that takes initiative, have some irrigation knowledge, able to use social media, proficient computer skills and record keeping, must be willing to obtain category 24 pesticide license.
Salary: Hourly (DOE).
Benefits: Insurance ( medical, dental, vision) after 90 days, Vacation, Holiday. Golfing privileges at ClubCorp properties, Discounted meals and merchandise.
Requirements: Minimum 2 year degree or certificate.
Send Resume to: Zachory Phillips, 200 Traditions Way, Jefferson, GA 30549; zphillips@canongategolf.com (e-mail).
Date Announcement was Posted: December 14, 2016.
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