"Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Association"

Intership Opportunities

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Internship - Sports Turf Company
Summer Internship - Augusta Country Club
2018 Internship - Reynolds Lake Oconee

 

Sports Turf Company
Georgia
Company Operation: F
or over twenty-five years, Sports Turf Company has been a recognized industry leader in sports field, track and court renovation and construction. We are a multi-faceted company that has pioneered the use of specialized laser grading technology and applied it to sports field design, construction and renovation to build your dream facility. Our clients include colleges and universities, city and county municipalities, public and private school systems and professional teams. Sports Turf Company has completed many high-profile projects that have established our services as the standard of professionalism and quality in the industry. Some of these projects include working for respected institutions such as The Atlanta Falcons, Auburn University, University of Alabama, Alabama State University, University of Mississippi, Mississippi State University, West Georgia University, and many more. Sports Turf Company is located just an hour outside of Atlanta.
Nearby Attractions: Six Flags over Georgia, Georgia Aquarium, Mercedes Benz Stadium, SunTrust Park.
Job Description: valuable experience including but not limited to work in the following areas:

  1. Sales
  2. Marketing
  3. Customer Support
  4. Facility Evaluation
  5. Project Estimating
  6. Field Work

Lodging: Dormitory rooms at University West Georgia, Carrollton, Georgia (25-minute commute), if needed
Stipend: Competitive rates; housing dependent.
Time Commitment: 8 week minimum (or semester) preferred to allow for experience in all job descriptions, 40 hours a week.
CEUs: Sports Turf will assist with applying for course credit(s).
How to Apply: go to http://info.sportsturf.net/internship-application
Date Announcement was Posted: March 15, 2018.

 

Summer Intership

Augusta Country Club
Augusta, GA
Course Operation:
Augusta Country Club is located in Augusta, GA. We are a private 18-hole Donald Ross golf course that was renovated in 2001 by Brian Silva and is a Golfweek Top 100 Classic course. Beginning in May 2018 the plan is to regrass the fairways with zoysia and to rebuild all 93 bunkers. In addition to that two holes will be completely rebuilt. This is a great opportunity to witness and participate in new construction using some of the most current methods and procedures.
Duties: Any experience would be an asset but not entirely necessary. Initiative and desire to stand out with a strong work ethic are more important.
Salary: $12.50 PER HOUR.
Benefits: Housing stipend, Monday golf privileges, meals, uniforms.
Requirements: Must have willingness to learn in a fast-paced work environment, positive attitude, attention to detail, interested in golf course construction, interested in growing different grass varieties.
Send Resumes to: Please email cover letter and resume to Greg Burleson, CGCS at greg@augcc.com.
Date Position is Available: Spring 2018.
Date Announcement was Posted: November 21, 2017.

 

Reynolds Lake Oconee
Greensboro, GA
Course Operation:
Reynolds Lake Oconee is a 117-hole golf and lake community located in Greensboro, GA midway between Atlanta and Augusta. It was founded in the late 1980's and now consists of six world class golf courses: The Preserve designed by Bob Cupp, Great Waters designed by Jack Nicklaus, National designed by Tom Fazio, Oconee designed by Rees Jones, Landing designed by Bob Cupp, and Creek Club designed by Jim Engh. All of our courses are renowned for their excellent design and natural beauty. Our courses also provide experience with various cool and warm season turf grasses. 
Duties: *Display initiative and positive attitude* Be a team player and be flexible* Maintain a daily journal.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:• Maintains all golf course areas and maintenance facility. Involves use of hand-held type equipment such as: Weed eaters Self-propelled walking mower Backpack and push blowers Flymows Edgers Rakes and shovels Dew whipsWater hoses Core pushers Level lawnsPicks and pitchforks• Operate Utility Carts• Maintains sprinkler heads and valve boxes • Maintains bunkers • Maintains cart paths (edge and blow)• Walk Mow Greens and Tees• Daily cleanup of equipment and facility• Record fuel use in fuel log• Mow Fairways • Mow Roughs • Mow Approaches • Blow Fairways and Rough • Spread pine and hardwood mulch 3 times per week. Involves standing, load/unload mulch, and hand spreading.• Operates construction equipment • Operates aerators • Operates top dresser• Golf Course Setup• All other duties as required by supervision.
Salary: $10.00 PER HOUR.
Benefits: Housing, Golf.
Requirements: Be a Turf major or Horticulture major.
Send Resumes to: Please apply on line at the www.reynoldslakeoconee.com/careers. Click HERE to download the brochure.
Date Position is Available: May 2018.
Application Deadline: March 2018.
Date Announcement was Posted: September 21, 2017.
 


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