"Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Association"

Second Assistant/Irrigation & Spray Technicians

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Second Assistant/Spray Technician - Polo Golf & Country Club
Second Assistant - The Landings Club
Spray Technician - Ocean Forest Golf Club
Spray Technician - Atlanta Country Club
Spray Technician II - Jekyll Island Authority
Second Assistant - Country Club of the South
Irrigation Technician - The Landings Club
 

 

Second Assistant/Spray Technician

Polo Golf & Country Club
Cumming, GA
Course Operation:
Polo Golf & Country Club is apart of the ClubCorp family. We are a Joe Lee design with A1/A4 bentgrass greens, 419 tees, fairways, and roughs
Duties: Works directly with the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent to execute budgetary and agronomic plans.
Salary: DOE. Will discuss in interview.
Benefits: Golf privileges, Uniforms, vision, dental, health insurance offered.
Send Resume to: Zach Phillips, 6300 Polo Club Dr., Cumming, GA 30040; zachory.phillips@clubcorp.com (e-mail).
Date Position is Available: Immediately.
Date Announcement was Posted: September 18, 2017.
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Second Assistant

The Landings Club
Savannah, GA
Course Operation:
The Landings Club on Skidaway Island is a private luxury golf club dedicated to serving members with an active lifestyle and resort-class amenities in a vacation setting. Located 12 miles from historic Savannah, Georgia, The Landings Club offers members access to six championship golf courses, two marinas, 33 tennis courts, seven restaurants, five swimming pools and an innovative fitness and wellness center. Among the many privileges that accompany membership at The Landings Club is the extraordinary opportunity to play not one but six 18-hole private championship golf courses designed by such masters as Arnold Palmer, Tom Fazio, Arthur Hills and Willard Byrd. Each course is stylistically unique, showcasing the natural beauty of Skidaway Island as well as the distinctive mark of its designer. Set against a stunning backdrop of stately hardwood forests, unspoiled saltwater marshes and pristine tidal creeks, all six courses have been designated as "Audubon Cooperative Sanctuaries" by Audubon International, offering challenging play for golfers of all skill levels.  The Landings Club has also signed a new 5-year deal to host the new “Savannah Golf Championship”, a Web.com tour event beginning in March of 2018. https://vimeo.com/160145182
Duties: The Landings Club is seeking a positive, energetic, competitive, highly capable professional who will assist the Superintendent  in all aspects of the Golf Maintenance operation including personnel management and execution of the agronomic plans.   The preferred candidate will be goal oriented and possess a strong desire to learn and grow within the Club Industry.
Salary: $41,000+ /DOE.
Benefits: Health Insurance (Medical, dental, vision), PTO, 401K, Meals, Golf Privileges, Uniform allowance, Dues paid for local/national association, Cell phone, Education/Travel allowance, internal growth opportunities.
Send Resume to: Chris Steigelman, CGCS; ChrisS@landingsclub.com (e-mail).
Date Announcement was Posted: August 15, 2017.
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Spray Technician

Ocean Forest Golf Club
Sea Island, GA
Course Operation:
Private 18 hole facility designed by Rees Jones. The course winds through the salt water marshes of Sea Island, runs up along the Hampton River, and finishes down the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Tifeagle greens, Celebration Bermuda fairways, Diamond Zoysia/Tif-grand Tees, and 419 Rough. 
Duties: Responsible for all fertilizer/chemical applications and needs to keep good records.
Salary: $14/hr.
Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, Life insurance, golf benefits, uniforms provided.
Requirements: 2-4 year degree in Turf related field, GA pesticide license or ability to obtain one within the first year (employer pays for seminar/test). Golf course experience required.
Send Resume to: Lucas Walters, 200 Ocean Rd., Sea Island, GA 31561; Lucaswalters@seaisland.com (e-mail).
Date Position is Available: Immediately,
Application Deadline: October 1, 2017.
Date Announcement was Posted: August 24, 2017.
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Spray Technician

Atlanta Country Club
Marietta, GA
Course Operation:
18-hole Private Country Club located in East Cobb, minutes north of Atlanta. A-1 bentgrass greens, bermuda fairways and rough, bermuda and zoysia tees. 
Duties: Atlanta Country Club is looking for someone interested in a high pace position at a high end club. Someone that strives to be the best in the business and can handle the necessary hours/duties that comes with being the best. We are looking for a person that can do the job at a high level without having to be managed at a high level. Someone that actively works to improve without outside motivation. One that performs daily spraying and fertilization tasks for the golf course and grounds. Learn the skills associated with calibration of sprayers and spreaders.  Scout for disease and insect issues and perform necessary disease and soil sampling for diagnostic purposes. Responsible for reading, understanding and keeping current with labels and Safety Data Sheets (SDS). Performs all other related tasks as deemed necessary by management.  This is a stepping stone into upper management.
Salary: $16-20/hr. + overtime.
Benefits: Health/Dental/Life/Vacation and Sick time/uniforms/golfing privileges/State Association Dues paid/etc.
Requirements: Prefer 2-4 year degree in Turf Management or related field, however will consider an individual who is self-motivated with willingness to learn and dedicated with 2+ years’ experience with golf course maintenance work.  Previous spray tech experience is a plus. Ability to read and understand chemical labels as well as the ability follow and adhere to all label and facility safety measures.  Have the ability to drive golf course maintenance equipment, including tractors, and the ability to lift, move, carry objects up to 75lbs. Licenses or Certifications: Employee must obtain a GA pesticide application license within 6 months of hire; exam fee will be reimbursed once certification test(s) has been passed.
Send Resume to: James Rauhuff, 500 Atlanta Country Club Dr. Marietta, GA 30067; jrauhuff@atlantacountryclub.org  (e-mail); (678) 397-1841 (fax); (770) 953-2229 (phone).
Date Position is Available: Immediately,
Date Announcement was Posted: July 24, 2017.
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Spray Technician II

Jekyll Island Authority
Jekyll Island, GA
Course Operation:
Sixty-three holes. Four breathtaking courses. Georgia's largest public golf resort - known for true Southern hospitality and legendary landscapes. 
Duties: Jekyll Island is dedicated to maintaining the delicate balance between nature and humankind through conservation, education, and preservation. Surrounded by salt marshes, expansive oceanfront, and ancient maritime forests, it is situated within the chain of the Golden Isles, and just a few miles from St. Simons Island, Sea Island and Brunswick. As a State Park, Jekyll Island is a coastal haven where nature and humans peacefully co-exist. Job Summary:Under general supervision, the Spray Technician II is responsible for detecting and diagnosing damaged turf, plants, shrubs, trees, etc.; determines and applies treatment as necessary. Calibrates equipment to ensure proper application of treatments, monitors the results of treatment, and assists with the general maintenance and upkeep of the Island landscape. In addition to spray responsibilities, the Spray Technician II will also perform upkeep and maintenance of golf courses, including mowing, pruning, and clearing debris as necessary. Description:*Detects damage to turf, plants, shrubs, and trees, diagnoses cause of damage and determines a treatment plan to rectify problems. *Mixes chemicals for proper applications and applies required treatments to damaged greenery. *Monitors results of treatments and adjusts dosages applied as needed. Removes dead plants and debris; rakes areas clean for replanting; removes trash. *Applies pesticides with careful regard to the safety of humans, wildlife and environment; adheres to legal requirements and recommendations of manufacturers regarding the application of chemicals*Calibrates equipment to ensure the proper application of chemicals regarding quantity and effectiveness.*Maintains accurate records of chemical usage and locations of usage *Adjusts treatment applications during inclement weather conditions *Responsible for general upkeep and maintenance of the Island by performing various landscaping duties including mowing, pruning, clearing debris, etc.*Completes daily reports and updates on plant and route problems.*Performs other duties as assigned.
Salary: $13 - $15 per hour (DOQ).
Benefits: Full Benefits eligible, Amenities pass for employee & family, and parking.
Requirements: Minimum Qualifications: *High School diploma or equivalent required.*Advanced education/degree in related field preferred. *Georgia pesticide license required; out of state license holders must be able to obtain GA License within 60 days of hire. *Minimum 5 years experience working on golf course or landscape maintenance team, 3 years experience working with pesticides in a golf course or landscaping environment required.*Must be 18 years old or older*Valid driver’s license required.Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:*Exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.*More than 50% of the typical work day will be spent crouching and/or stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, grasping and repetitive motions of the wrists, hands, and fingers*Between 25% and 50% of the typical work day will be spent pushing, pulling, climbing and balancing.*Sensory abilities required are touching, feeling and more then 50% of the time is spent talking and hearing*Visual abilities are required for preparing and analyzing data, visual inspection involving small defects, small parts/or operation of machines and using measuring devices.*Required to perform in outdoor environmental conditions. *Exposure to extreme heat, high humidity and occasionally adverse weather conditions as well occasional extreme cold. *Will be exposed to hazards such as moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, exposure to chemicals and subject to vibration.*May be subject to atmospheric conditions such as fumes, oils, odors, dusts, mists, or poor ventilation.*May be subject to wear a respirator.*Noise levels are considered normal to loud.Interested applicants should apply online at www.jekyllisland.com/careers.
Send Resume to: Please apply on our website www.jekyllisland.com/careers; Correy Emmert; cemmert@jekyllisland.com
Date Announcement was Posted: July 10, 2017.
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Second Assistant

Country Club of the South
Johns Creek, GA
Course Operation:
18 hole private country club,Bentgrass greens,Bermuda fairways,approaches and rough with Zeon Zoysia tees. 
Duties: Help the 1st Assistant and the Superintendent with the day to day operations. We will discuss all the duties expected of the 2nd Assistant during the interview process.
Salary: $14/hour plus depending on experience.
Benefits: Medical and dental insurance,vacation time and sick time,uniforms and complimentary employee meals etc.
Requirements: 1 to 3 years experience on Bentgrass greens in the transition zone, turf degree or related field of study and GA pesticide license or ability to obtain one.
Send Resume to: William Oakley, 4100 Old Alabama Rd., Johns Creek, GA 30022; william.oakley@clubcorp.com (e-mail).
Date Position is Available: Immediately.
Date Announcement was Posted: July 7, 2017.
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Second Assistant

Big Canoe Golf Club
Marble Hill, GA
Course Operation:
27 holes, private, mountain community located 1 hour north of Atlanta. Bentgrass greens and bermudagrass tees, fairways and rough. 
Duties: The 2nd Assistant will be involved with all aspects of the golf maintenance department's daily operation. In addition to course set-up and mowing tasks, you will be involved with crew scheduling and supervision, assisting the irrigation technician with system repair and maintenance, pesticide and fertilizer applications, and all other duties as deemed necessary by the first assistant and superintendent. You will be required to cover weekend supervision every third weekend, and will run the department whenever the first assistant and superintendent are absent.
Salary: $33,000 - $37,000 based on prior experience.
Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401-k plan, uniforms, golfing privileges, membership dues in local and national associations.
Requirements: A college degree in Turfgrass Management or a related field, a Georgia pesticide applicator's license, a valid driver's license, prior work experience on a golf course, the ability to lift and carry up to 75 lbs.
Send Resume to: Lydell Mack, lmack@bigcanoepoa.org (e-mail).
Date Position is Available: Immediately.
Date Announcement was Posted: June 26, 2017.
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Assistant in Training - 2 positions available

Cherokee Town & Country Club
Atlanta, GA
Course Operation:
Cherokee Town and Country Club is an Atlanta private club established in 1956. It consists of two separate facilities; a Buckhead Town Club with dining, tennis, swimming, and fitness, and the Country Club, 12 miles north in Sandy Springs with 36 holes of golf, dining, swimming, and fitness. The North & South Courses feature Champion bermudagrass greens, and TifGrand surrounds, with 419 fairways, tees, and rough. 
Duties: Chemical and fertilizer applications, irrigation maintenance, crew management, projects and other golf cours

 

 

 

Irrigation Technician

The Landings Club
Savannah, GA
Course Operation:
The Landings Club on Skidaway Island is a private luxury golf club dedicated to serving members with an active lifestyle and resort-class amenities in a vacation setting. Located 12 miles from historic Savannah, Georgia, The Landings Club offers members access to six championship golf courses, two marinas, 33 tennis courts, seven restaurants, five swimming pools and an innovative fitness and wellness center. Among the many privileges that accompany membership at The Landings Club is the extraordinary opportunity to play not one but six 18-hole private championship golf courses designed by such masters as Arnold Palmer, Tom Fazio, Arthur Hills and Willard Byrd. Each course is stylistically unique, showcasing the natural beauty of Skidaway Island as well as the distinctive mark of its designer. Set against a stunning backdrop of stately hardwood forests, unspoiled saltwater marshes and pristine tidal creeks, all six courses have been designated as "Audubon Cooperative Sanctuaries" by Audubon International, offering challenging play for golfers of all skill levels.  The Landings Club has also signed a new 5-year deal to host the new “Savannah Golf Championship”, a Web.com tour event beginning in March of 2018. https://vimeo.com/160145182.
Duties: The Landings Club is seeking a positive, energetic, competitive, highly capable professional who will assist the Superintendent and Assistants in maintenance of the irrigation system on the golf course.  Previous experience in irrigation or related “technician” field is required.
Salary: $15 per hour.
Benefits: Health Insurance (Medical, dental, vision), PTO, 401K, Meals, Golf Privileges, Uniform allowance, , internal growth opportunities.
Send Resume to:  Chris Steigelman, ChrisS@landingsclub.com (e-mail).
Date Announcement was Posted: August 16, 2017.
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