"Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Association"

Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

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Assistant Superintendent - Green Island Country Club
Assistant Farm Manager - Legacy Turf Farms
Assistant Superintendent - Glen Arven Country Club
Assistant Superintendent - The Landings Club - Palmetto Course
Horticulturalist - Horseshoe Bend Country Club


Assistant Superintendent

Green Island Country Club
Columbus, GA

Course Operation: Founded in 1961, GICC is an 18-hole private club situated on the Chattahoochee River. It has a rich history and played host to to the PGA's Southern Open for almost 20 years.
Duties: Direct the crew in day to day operations-Aide the superintendent in planning fertilizer and pesticide applications-Spray pesticides and apply granular fertilizers-Assist crew members with irrigation repairs-Maintain a clean and professional manner at all times-Be an example for the agronomy crew to follow.
Salary: Very Competitive (commensurate with experience).
Benefits: Medical Package-Uniforms-Meals-Golfing Privileges.
Requirements:  Minimum Education- Associates Degree in a Agronomic Field of Study.
Send Resume to: Garrett Tillman, 16501 Standing Boy Rd., Columbus, GA 31904; gtillman@greenislandcc.org (e-mail), (904) 838-2419 (fax). No phone calls.
Date Position is Available: April 8, 2019.
Application Deadline: April 25, 2019
Date Announcement was Posted: April 3, 2019.
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Assistant Farm Manager

Legacy Turf Farms
Cartersville, GA

Course Operation: Legacy Turf Farms is a sod farm located in Cartersville that produces quality turf for the residential, commercial and sports turf industry servicing the Atlanta area. It is made up of 3 farms totaling 500 acres of various Bermuda and Zoysia grasses.
Duties: The Assistant Manager will help with the daily operation of sod production, turf maintenance, irrigation, fertilizer and pesticide applications as well as staff management.
Salary: $40,000 - $50,000.
Benefits: Medical, Dental and Life insurance; Paid vacation and sick leave; Bonus based on overall farm performance. 
Requirements: Must have a 2 - 4 year degree in Agronomy or Turfgrass Management. 1 -2 years’ experience in a supervisory position and references to support crew management experience. Applicants are required to provide work history and references at time of application.
Send Resume to: Brad Sermersheim, 850 Indian Mounds Rd., Cartersville, GA 30120; bsermersheim@legacyturffarms.com (e-mail)
Date Position is Available: Immediately.
Application Deadline: April 30, 2019.
Date Announcement was Posted: March 14, 2019.
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Assistant Superintendent

Glen Arven Country Club
Thomasville, GA

Course Operation: Glen Arven Country Club is one of the oldest clubs in America. Founded in Southwest Georgia in 1892, Glen Arven one of the premier clubs in the region. Most recently, the course was renovated in 2014 by Bob Cupp. The renovation included new grass varieties, bunkers, greens, tees, and fairway grading. Numerous projects are upcoming as the Club's leadership works to continually improve. Glen Arven is the social centerpiece of Thomasville, which is a thriving community of restaurants, businesses, and renown outdoorsman activities. Course Details: 18-hole private facility with practice range, chipping and short game practice area. MiniVerde Ultradwarf Bermuda Grass Greens, TifGrand Collars, Celebration Bermuda tees, fairways, and rough. Toro Irrigation with Toro Lynx Central Control System and Satellite Controllers. Property size: 190 acres (110 acres of turf).
Duties: This is a great opportunity for an Assistant Superintendent that desires a positive work environment, is diligently working towards the goal of becoming a Superintendent, and loves pursuing excellence in golf course maintenance. The best candidate will display a desire for becoming a Golf Course Superintendent. This includes characteristics such as going the extra mile, high expectations for their personal performance, and awareness which promotes a professional image. In return for the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent's (AGCS) hard work and dedication, the Golf Course Superintendent will be fully committed to developing the AGCS in every way necessary for a successful career as a Golf Course Superintendent. The primary objective of the (AGCS) is to apply knowledgable agronomics and skillful employee management to strategically plan, communicate, and oversee the execution of daily maintenance operations. The AGCS must display respect for the crew, while not wavering on our standards of course care. High levels of organization will be developed in the AGCS position. The AGCS is responsible for scouting the golf course frequently, organizing his/her notes, and strategically using them to help schedule maintenance practices. It is our goal that we maintain a culture that is constantly striving to improve. We take steps to develop employees that are well trained, hard working, and enjoy coming to work. The AGCS plays a key roll in brining this culture to reality.
Salary: Pay rates not public, at or above industry standard, will increase to match experience.
Benefits: After 60 days: Paid vacation, insurance contribution, IRA 3% match. Paid GCSAA and local chapter dues. Paid education opportunities. 
Requirements: Certificate or Degree in Turfgrass Management.
Send Resume to: Jason Tharp, 1700 Old Monticello Rd., Thomasville, GA 31792; jtharp@glenarven.com (e-mail).
Date Position is Available: As soon as right candidate is identified.
Date Announcement was Posted: February 28, 2019.
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Assistant Superintendent

The Landings Club - Palmetto Course
Savannah, GA - Skidaway Island

Course Operation: The Landings Club is the largest private member owned club in the United States. The Club is located on Skidaway Island, an 18 square mile barrier island off the coast of Georgia. The Club is just minutes away from historic downtown Savannah and Tybee Island Beach. There are six championship golf courses designed by some of golf architectures greats such as Arthur Hills, Tom Fazio, Arnold Palmer and Willard Byrd. Each course has its own style and views; all of the courses intertwine along the salt marshes and lagoons that surround Skidaway Island.
Duties: Greets members and guests with a smile and takes care of their needs. Assists in supervising repairs and maintenance of all mechanic and motorized equipment. Instructs Equipment Operators in the safe, efficient operation and care of equipment. Assists in supervising and maintenance of pumps, irrigation and drainage systems. Supervises the daily preparation of the golf course, i.e hole location, tee markers, rakes, hazard and out of bounds markers. Performs sprayer and fertilizer spreaders calibration. Assists in spraying pesticides, applying fertilizers on greens, tees and fairways. Inspects turf, shrubs, and other outdoor Club areas to assess pesticide and fertilizer needs and applies as needed to maintain excellent condition of grounds and golf course. Responds proactively to any needs that arise from members, employees, or guests. Maintains inventory of products, chemical storage areas and mixing area in compliance with state regulations. Performs preventative maintenance on all equipment, as appropriate. Represents the club with the utmost of professionalism. Maintains accurate records on all equipment. Trains on and enforces all safety policies and procedures. Follows safety guidelines described in the operating procedures and generally practices behavior that ensures the safety of the employee, co-workers, members, and guests. Complies with departmental grooming standards. Works variety of shifts, as needed to include nights, weekends and/or holidays. Complies with departmental and Club policies and procedures. Performs all other duties as assigned.
Salary: $44,000.
Benefits: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance; Uniform Allowance; National and Local Chapter Dues Paid for by Club; Club Provided Cell Phone; Generous 401k Match opportunities; Free golf and tennis; Free Employee meal; Holiday Bonus; Employee Care Center; Scholarship Fund opportunities for both you and your dependents; Pro Shop Discounts on Purchases. 
Requirements: 2+ years Golf Course Maintenance experience. Previous people management experience, preferred 2-4 year degree in Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant and Soil Sciences or the equivalent work experience and knowledge. Certification and or licensed in pesticide usage or must be able to obtain a Georgia certification and or license in pesticide usage within 90 days of hire. Working knowledge and applicability of construction, establishment and maintenance practices on golf course. Must have valid drivers license to operate Club vehicle.
Send Resume to: Rebecca Rivera, 75 Green Island Rd., Savannah, GA 31411; (912) 5982699 (fax).
Date Position is Available: January 31, 2019.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019.
Date Announcement was Posted: January 30, 2019.
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Horseshoe Bend Country Club
Roswell, GA
Course Operation:
HBCC is a privately-owned 18 private country club.
Duties: This position will maintain all landscaped areas on the golf course and grounds. Duties will include, but not limited to: Pruning shrubs, edging beds, installing mulch, replacing annuals, installing new plants, pulling weeds, spraying herbicides, etc. The job is full-time with weekends off.
Salary: $15-18.00 per hour.
Benefits: Insurance after 90 days. Ability to golf when the club is closed. Uniforms provided. 
Requirements: Must have 1 year of experience in the landscape industry.
Send Resume to: Blake Holland, 2100 Steeplechase Ln,., Roswell, GA 30097; bholland@horseshoebendcc.com (e-mail) (470) 281-0104 (fax).
Date Position is Available: January 15, 2019.
Date Announcement was Posted: January 9, 2019.
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