"Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Association"

Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

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Assistant Superintendent - Dunwoody Country Club
Assistant Superintendent - Waterfall Club
Assistant Superintendent - Oak Mountain Golf Course
Assistant Superintendent - Cherokee Town & Country Club
Assistant Superintendent - Cobblestone Park Golf Club
Assistant Superintendent - Coosa Country Club
Assistant Superintendent - Hawks Ridge Golf Club


Assistant Superintendent

Dunwoody Country Club
Dunwoody, GA
Course Operation:
Dunwoody Country Club is an 18-hole private country club. The club was established in 1969 and prides itself as being a family-oriented club. The golf course was designed by Willard Byrd and recently updated by Bill Bergin in 2013. The course consists of Mini Verde greens, Tifgrand tees and 419 fairways and roughs. The club will be remodeling a portion of its practice area in spring of 2019. Future improvements will include the installation of a new irrigation system as early as the winter of 2020.
Duties: The assistant superintendent will work directly with the superintendent in the management of an active private golf course. He/She will be responsible for the supervision of a 12-18 person staff. Other duties will include: scheduling, constant training, record keeping and assist with planning. Applicant must be able to manage small projects as they arise.
Salary: 50k plus, DOE.
Benefits: Health, 401-k, Vacation, Employee meals, Uniform allowance, Paid membership for GGCSA, GCSAA, expenses covered for local meetings and education opportunities, DCC golf privileges. 
Requirements: Applicants must have a minimum of a 2-year degree or certificate in turfgrass management or a related field. Strong agronomic skills and work ethic are required. They must have a current pesticide applicators license and at least 1-year experience as an applicator. The preferred candidate will have at least 1-2 years of experience in a supervisory position within a reputable club. They must have the communication skills necessary to keep a good working relationship with the professional staff, membership and grounds department. Ultra dwarf experience is preferred but not required. The applicant must enjoy and know the game of golf and understand that playability dictates our actions regarding maintenance.
Send Resume to: Dunwoody Country Club, Attn: Spence Oliver, 1600 Dunwoody Club Drive, Atlanta, GA 30350; soliver@dunwoodycc.org (preferred method) (e-mail); (770) 392-7799 (fax).
Date Position is Available: February 1, 2019.
Application Deadline: December 15, 2019.
Date Announcement was Posted: November 8, 2018.
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Assistant Superintendent

Waterfall Club
Clayton, GA
Course Operation:
Waterfall Club is an exclusively private, 18-hole facility overlooking beautiful Lake Burton in the North Georgia mountains. The Scott Pool design golf course offers a unique experience with the turf types, elevated tees, large undulated greens, and unmatched 360-degree views of the surrounding Chattahoochee National Forest in Georgia and Southern Nantahala National Forest in North Carolina. In addition to the golf course the club offers four dinning outlets, a spa, indoor pool, indoor and outdoor tennis courts. The local area is rich in natural resources and activities, such as world-class trout fishing, hiking on the Appalachian Trail, class IV white water rapids, and recreating on Lake Burton, Georgia’s highest elevation lake.With golf course elevations of 1900 to 2450 feet and consisting of 90 acres of cool-season turfgrass, employment at Waterfall Club is a great opportunity for an individual that desires to develop the adaptable and creative skillset required in the turf management industry.
Duties: The Assistant Superintendent position is a hands-on leadership role with the goal of preparing the individual for career advancement within the industry. This position will work closely with the Superintendent in all agronomic, financial, managerial and administrative aspects of the operation to provide a positive work environment, consistently increase expectations and improve the golf course experience. As a result, the Assistant will be provided all the tools and opportunities to increase their abilities and knowledge in preparation for the next step in their golf course management career. Basic responsibilities will include: forecasting operational objectives; Planning and implementing agronomic plans and practices; Oversee and/or perform all pesticide applications to greens, tees, fairways, roughs and natives; Managing, developing and delegating a crew of up to 20; Performing administrative tasks such as weekly scheduling, interviewing and hiring applicants, payroll, daily log and record keeping, and monthly safety meetings.
Salary: $37,000-$45,000.
Benefits: Full benefit package, employee housing, meals, uniform allowance, association dues, 4-day work weeks December-February, golf, access to all club amenities. 
Send Resume to: Interested applicants can send cover letter and resume to cturner@thewaterfallclub.com.
Date Position is Available: Immediately.
Date Announcement was Posted: November 7, 2018.
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Assistant Superintendent

Oak Mountain Golf Course
Carrollton, GA
Course Operation:
Oak Mountain is a eighteen hole semi private Golf Course. We are a family owned business. We have Crenshaw bentgrass greens,419 Bermuda grass tees and fairways and rough. We have Rain Bird irrigation and John Deere equipment. The club is 20 years old and we have about 250 members and we do about 30,000 rounds a year.
Duties: We are looking for someone who is dependable, hardworking and eager to learn. You will be involved in all parts of the maintenance operation. Your will report to the superintendent and you will be involved with all of the maintenance employees. Your duties will be scheduling assignments, planning, chemical/fertilizer and irrigation repairs as needed. You will be responsible for hiring and managing the maintenance staff as well as keeping them motivated and making the job a safe working environment.
Salary: Depends on experience.
Benefits: Discuss at interview. 
Requirements: Prefer 2-4 year degree in or related field. Must be able to obtain a pesticide license within 6 months. Must have bentgrass experience
Send Resume to: Shawn Pope, 409 Birkdale Blvd., Carrollton, GA 30016; sdpope@bellsouth.net (e-mail); (770) 834-7065 (fax).
Date Position is Available: Immediately.
Date Announcement was Posted: November 5, 2018.
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Assistant Superintendent

Cherokee Town & Country Club
Atlanta, GA  

Course Operation: Cherokee Town and Country Club is looking for an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent at our Country Club which consists of 36 holes of championship golf set in the Chattahoochee River Basin. Both golf courses were re-designed by world renowned architect Tom Fazio. The Golf Course Agronomy Team works out of a state of the art turf care facility that sets the standard for the Green Industry. In addition to the golf courses, the Country Club features 15 acres worth of practice facilities including a driving range with four sets of tees and a three green, short game facility. The South Golf Course underwent a major renovation in 2016, converting the greens from bentgrass to Champion Ultradwarf and all of the bunkers to the Better Billy Bunker method. Both golf courses consist of Champion Ultradwarf greens, 419 fairways and roughs, TifGrand collections, and a combination of Zeon Zoysia and 419 Tees.
Duties:  Assists in the day to day operation of the golf course. The Assistant Superintendent should be able to assist in the management of a large crew of full time, part time, and seasonal employees. The Assistant Superintendent should be able to serve as the Superintendent in his absence.  
Job Knowledge, Core Competencies and Expectations

  • Ability to coordinate and perform product application
  • Water Management
  • An understanding of agronomics related to plant health and soil management
  • An understanding and commitment to Environmental Management
  • Mathematic, budgetary and computers skills
  • Ability to perform golf course maintenance operational tasks
  • An understanding of golf course equipment operation and repair
  • Ability to manage diverse employee population of 40+ employees

Tasks/ Skills Golf Course Maintenance

  • The Assistant Superintendent will assist the Superintendent in the daily planning and supervising of the staff; supervise/apply pesticides; calibrate sprayers/spreaders; irrigation scheduling, repair, and maintenance.
  • Able to troubleshoot problems and have an eye for the details.
  • The Assistant Superintendent is expected to observe golf course conditions and make suggestions.
  • Assist in promoting and enforcing safety practices in accordance with the clubs policies and procedures, as well as local, state and federal regulations.
  • Oversees the completion or responsibilities assigned to all employees and ensures the quality of all work performed. Maintaining proper playing conditions.
  • Helps record all maintenance on the golf course.
  • Helps insure that chemicals, petroleum and other products are used, stored, and disposed of in accordance with local, state and federal regulations. Maintains required records.
  • Participates in course renovations, such as sod laying or removal, sprigging, tree and landscape projects.
  • Monitor and recognize common turf disease, weeds and insects, suggest proper treatments.
  • Assists in operation and maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems and helps maintain records.
  • Ability to operate all golf course maintenance equipment.
  • Monitor golf course irrigation needs and assist in irrigation repairs and irrigation scheduling.
  • Learn and apply the complexities of golf course setup, hole location and tee marker location for daily play and tournament golf.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to work as part of a TEAM.
  • Must be in good physical condition and able to lift at least 50 lbs. and work long hours outside in heat and humidity.
  • Strongly encouraged to play golf, and have knowledge of the game, rules of golf and methods of play.

Staff Management 

  • Assist in training and instructing the golf course maintenance team on the safe operation of all equipment; comfortable speaking in front of large groups; ability to speak basic workplace Spanish.

Membership Interaction

  • The Assistant Superintendent is expected to interact with members throughout the day; always carry him or herself in a professional manor; attend a monthly Green Committee Meeting.

Reports to: Golf Course Superintendent.
Benefits: Competitive health insurance, vision, dental, 401K, vacation, paid time off, paid holidays, uniforms, lunches, Georgia GCSA dues, GCSAA dues, local education, golf privileges.
Requirements: 2-4 year Turfgrass Management Degree or similar and the ability to obtain GA pesticide license within 6 months of employment; Club experience (preferred).
Send Resume to: Please apply online and upload resume and cover letter - https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/69624
We participate in Everify / Cherokee is a Drug Free Workplace
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To complete your application, we ask that you complete the following online assessment. This assessment will enable us to better understand your unique talents and how they align with our culture. The assessment will take approximately 25-30 minutes to complete.
Talent Assessment Link (https://prod-tbex.talentbankonline.com/TBEX/p/reg/cherokee).
Date Position is Available: Immediately.
Application Deadline: November 16, 2018.
Date Announcement was Posted: October 31, 2018.
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Assistant Superintendent

Cobblestone Park Golf Club
Blythewood, SC

Course Operation: Cobblestone Park Golf Club is a 27 hole golf facility with large Driving Range and 3 green short game practice area. There are 18 holes of Tif-Eagle greens and the other 9 are Tif-Dwarf. Toro Osmac irrigation system. Home course of the USC Gamecock golf teams.
Duties: Looking for a candidate that is highly motivated, pays attention to detail, team player and has a great attitude. Will assist the Director and Superintendent in all planning of assignments and projects
Salary: $13-16 per hour.
Benefits: Vacation, Health, Dental, Vision plans available. Life and LTD ins paid for by club. 
Send Resume to: David Cavender, 1282 University Parkway, Blythewood, SC 29016; dcavender@cobblestonesc.com (e-mail); (803) 691-4914 (fax).
Date Position is Available: November 19, 2018.
Application Deadline: November 7, 2018.
Date Announcement was Posted: October 22, 2018.
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Assistant Superintendent

Coosa Country Club
Rome, GA

Course Operation: Private Member owned 18 holes, established in the year 1909. Coosa Country Club hosts many major amateur tournaments, and has hosted the Georgia State Amateur Championship a record 7 times. We have Penncross bentgrass greens, Bermuda 419 tees, fairways, and roughs.
Duties: The position of Assistant Superintendent will assist in all facets of golf course maintenance while working closely with the Golf Course Superintendent and other golf maintenance employees. The goal of this position is to provide Coosa CC members and guests with an unequaled golfing experience. This can only be done by keeping golf course conditions at a premium on a daily basis. This is a Management position. The candidate must display leadership skills, and lead by example. Duties include daily planning and scheduling of all work, equipment, chemical/fertilizer applications, and irrigation repairs. Along with constant supervision, and training of employees, the AGCS will be responsible for recruiting new employees, hiring, motivating, and providing an outstanding, safe working environment for our employees. The candidate should be goal oriented and seeking a career in Golf Course Management.
Salary: Salary, based on experience.
Benefits: Insurance, vacation, 401K program, golfing privileges, employee meals, uniforms, continuing education, GCSAA and Georgia GCSA dues paid, etc. 
Requirements: Minimum, two-year turf degree or in a related field, and golf course experience. Must have working golf course knowledge, and great work ethic. Ability to supervise greens crew and construction projects, and work long hours. Must have or working towards acquiring Ga. Pesticide License. Applicants must pass background, and drug screening.
Send Resume to: Tim Cunningham, CGCS, 110 Branham Ave., Rome, GA 30161; tim@coosacountryclub.org (e-mail).
Date Position is Available: Immediately.
Application Deadline: December 1, 2018.



Hawks Ridge Golf Club

Hawks Ridge Golf Club
Ball Ground, GA

Course Operation: Hawks Ridge is a private golf club that opened in 1997 and is a Bob Cupp design. It has all Bentgrass on the greens, Zorro Zoysia on the tees, all fairways and rough is 419 Bermuda. Club also has a 9 hole par-3 course.
Duties: Assist Superintendent in the detailed manicuring of the course and surrounding grounds. The candidate will be highly involved in scheduling, chemical application, Irrigation, and staff management.
Salary: $35,000+/-  year.
Benefits: Health, Dental, 401K, vacation pay, paid state dues, paid continuing education. 
Requirements: 2 to 4 year degree in turf management, pesticide licenses, and willing to learn with a positive outlook and demeanor.
Send Resume to: Jim Dusch, Hawks Ridge Golf Club, 798 George McClure Ln., Ball Ground, GA 30107; maintenance@hawksridge.com (e-mail).
Date Position is Available: Immediately.
Date Announcement was Posted: September 13, 2018.
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