2/16/18 West Valley City
Job Description- Parks and Recreation
Job Title: Second Assistant Golf Superintendent
Division: Golf Maintenance
Reports To: Golf Course Superintendent
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Prepared By: Parks and Recreation Department
Approved By: Human Resource Office
Sets up golf course for play. Maintains irrigation system and performs various maintenance and turf care duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Set up golf course for daily play and tournament play. Including but not limited to, rules of golf, cup placement methods, tee replacement methods, hazard marking, and cleaning and policing grounds.
Maintain irrigation system piping network including repair and installation of new pipe.
Assist in the design layout and installation of sprinkler systems.
Perform duties such as winterizing sprinkler system in winter and flush watering systems in spring.
Safely perform mowing, weeding, spraying, fertilizing, tree trimming, etc., of general turf areas.
Identify need to initiate various aspects of spraying programs related to the prevention or eradication of pests, fungus, and insects; assure chemicals are properly stored and used in conformity with city, state or federal regulations.
Safely perform routine maintenance repairs on storage areas, hand tools, power driver mowers, plant material systems, irrigation systems, etc. as requested. Substantial knowledge of drip irrigation required.
Safely perform routine maintenance duties such as shoveling snow off walkways, generally keeping walkways and parking lots in an orderly fashion, collecting and disposing of waste, etc.
bending and lifting required on a daily basis. Working safely on uneven grounds in all manner of weather conditions.
Supervises Golf Course General Maintenance Worker/Laborers and volunteers.
Knowledge of golf and the rules of golf pertaining to course playability and setup is a must. Skilled in operation of all golf course mowing equipment including but not limited to greens and tree mowers, fairway mowers and rough mowers. Equipment operating principles and procedures. Ability to operate hand held power tools.
Knowledge of irrigation systems and controllers. A working understanding of turf, plan life, trees, fertilizers, insecticides, etc. and maintenance of the same.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to interact with superiors, subordinates and general public in a cooperative, harmonious manner. Ability to act as a team player.
Being a self-starter that can act in a manner consistent with the Golf Course Superintendent's concept of turf and grounds maintenance.
Ability to observe, maintain and make suggestions toward performing duties safely. Working hours are often very early to very late. Weekends, holidays and overtime work is required on a semi-regular basis.
Education and/or Experience:
Graduation from a standard senior high school or GED equivalent; plus two years golf course experience required. Valid Utah Driver License is required and pesticide applicators license is required within three months of employment.
Language Skills: Not applicable
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Not applicable
Other Skills and Abilities: Not applicable
While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to stand, walk for extended periods, sit, use hands and arms; talk or hear. Must frequently move up to 50 pounds. Frequent periods, sit, use hands and arms; talk or hear. Frequent pushing, pulling, driving of equipment, working with hands above head for extended periods. Specific vision abilities include peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Exposure to intermittent stress due to human behavior and job tasks.
Assessing Citizen Needs:
Effcient and Effective Use of Resouces:
Ensuring Safe Work Practices and Conditions:
Leadership and Influence:
Personal Responsibility and Self Management:
Sharing and Transferring Knowledge:
Teamwork and Collaboration:
Assistant Golf Course Superintendent - Mountain Dell Golf Course
Salary - $37,190 - $60,320
Under the general direction of a Golf Course Superintendent, provides skilled maintenance and upkeep on a municipal golf course, which includes following schedules for turf management, repair and construction. This position involves supervisory responsibilities and technical knowledge in golf course design and maintenance.
This position requires working non-conventional hours and overtime as needed during peak golfing season.
1. Operates various mowers, top dressers, sod cutters, bunker rakes, aerators, backhoes, loaders, sprayers, and numerous other types of equipment ranging in size from hand-held to heavy equipment in the day-to-day operation, maintenance and modification of an assigned municipal golf course.
2. Operates and maintains irrigation systems for assigned golf course, including installation and repair of pipe, automatic valves, valve-in-head sprinklers, pumps, pumping stations, manual control systems, electrical control systems and/or computer control systems.
3. Responds to adverse conditions such as turf damage or disease, fungus control, animal damage, vandalism, or other conditions, which adversely affect golf course playability.
4. Supervises and trains subordinate salaried and seasonal personnel. Assumes golf course maintenance and personnel related responsibilities during Superintendent's absence.
5. Trains personnel to safely maintain and operate equipment. Performs minor maintenance and daily periodic maintenance on vehicles and equipment.
6. Ensures supplies and materials are adequate and available. Reports inventory needs to Superintendent. May provide input regarding budget, equipment procurement, and staffing requirements as needed.
7. In compliance with federal, state and local regulations, applies fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, algaecides and/or other chemicals to the golf course as needed.
- Performs other duties as required.
1. High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalency plus two years’ experience in the maintenance or a golf course. Must have knowledge of maintenance procedures necessary to preserve golf course playability.
2. Ability to assess situations, establish priorities, and make appropriate decisions with minimal supervision.
3. Knowledge of U.S. Golf Association Rules and Regulations.
4. Ability to relate well with the general public under varying or stressful circumstances.
5. Possession of a valid driver’s license or driving privilege card.
6. Possession of a Non-Commercial Pesticide Applicator's Certificate, or ability to obtain one within six months of employment.
- Moderately heavy physical activity. Required to push, pull or lift medium to heavy weights. Difficult working positions. Must stand, walk or sit uncomfortably for extended periods. Moderate exposure to disagreeable elements such as heat, cold, dampness, fumes, noise, dust, and/or grease. Exposure to pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, algaecides, and fertilizers, which may pose health, environmental and/or occupational hazards if improperly handled and applied.
- Intermittent exposure to stressful situations as a result of human behavior.
A TEN-YEAR PERSONAL, CRIMINAL AND EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.
All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
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2nd Assistant Superintendent
Park City, UT
Course Type: Private Membership
Open Year Round: No
Annual Rounds: 14,000
Number of Holes: 36
Educational Requirements: 2 or 4 year turfgrass degree.
Experience: Candidate should have 3 to 5 seasons of golf course work experience with a least 1 season at a high-end private facility. Knowledge and participation of course set up, chemical and fertilizer applications, along with supervisory and crew teaching experience. You must be energetic, have a desire to excel in the golf industry with an eye for detail and the ability to follow instructions.
Job Information: The 2nd assistant will be involved in all advanced aspects of golf course maintenance and cultural practices, including new crew training, government regulations, application calibrations and record keeping, equipment maintenance and irrigation trouble shooting and repairs. Candidates are expected to be self motivated, hard working and willing to put in the time to gain organizational skills while building solid agronomic practices. This position is full time year around. With 2 courses, you will have the opportunity to observe and be involved in different styles of maintenance and irrigation systems.
Salary: $40,000-45,000 yearly
- Golf Privileges
- Insurances, vacation, holiday, local association dues
Other Information: Promontory is a 7,000 acre private community located in Park City, Utah. We have two championship golf courses designed by Pete Dye and Jack Nicklaus. These courses are maintained to exacting standards on a daily basis. The Park City area abounds with numerous outdoor activities for both summer and winter seasons. If you love the outdoors, this job is for you.
To Apply: E-mail cover letter, resume and job related references to:
Mr. Chuck O’Nan C.G.C.S.
Superintendent of Promontory Courses
Cell Phone (435) 731-0989
Category: Assistant Superintendent
Company Name: Victory Ranch Club
Entry Level: No
Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
Min Experience: 3-5 Years
Salary - High: $60,000
Salary - Type: Yearly Salary
Location(s): Woodland, Utah, 84036, United States
Come join the dynamic maintenance team at Victory Ranch and enjoy life that living in an alpine environment has to offer! Victory Ranch is a highly revered golf course and club ranking in the top two in the state. It is a Rees Jones design that is maintained to a high level. The Assistant position plays an integral role in the success of the golf course. We are currently building a state of the art maintenance facility and the development is growing at an exponential pace. If you are a highly skilled individual looking for a challenge and be a part of an excellent team, you should apply. The incumbent will assist in all the following:
- Assists in planning and supervising the maintenance of greens, tees and fairways
- Are you a problem solver? You find ways to enhance your teams efforts? Help Fill in efficiencies where ever needed on the course
- Typically has well rounded knowledge of all facets of equipment operation
- Provides routine set-up of the golf course
- Instructs equipment operators on the operation and care of mowing and other equipment; pesticide applications and/or operates and calibrates pesticide application equipment; participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps, and in the maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems.
- Engages membership feedback proactively to enhance craft
- Channels positive engagement with team to increase their productivity
- Carries out special projects within the course, i.e. irrigation addition of heads, drainage line installation, etc.
- Assists in personnel management, training, employee safety, and may also modify the daily work schedule based on professional interpretation
- Communicate effectively with team members to achieve goals and tasks set forth by him or herself as well as superior
- Empowers team and him/herself through positive motivation and encouragement
- Comes to work daily wanting to make a difference on the course and the team
- Provides inputs to be more efficient
- Aids in successful operation to entirety, to full knowledge and understanding of GCM, as well as follow direction for optimum conditioning
- Working knowledge of the maintenance of golf course tees, fairways, greens; the seeding and maintenance practices for golf course turf; the planting, cultivating, pruning, and caring for plants, shrubs and trees; the characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners; herbicides and pest control methods and materials; drainage control methods; and irrigation system, including wells, pumps and automatic controls to IPM standards.
- Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of workers and equipment; to prepare clear and concise reports; and to maintain effective employee and public relations.
- Possession of a valid driver's license along with a can do attitude.
- May require current state certification or licensing as a pesticide applicator.
- Working knowledge and implementation of Irrigation skills required
- Detail orientation implemented daily requiring operating in the most efficient manor
- Will employ the utmost care and risk management from example as well as through staff towards the golf course. Other requirements may be added.