"Utah Golf Course Superintendents Association"

Job Postings

Please email intermountaingcsa@gmail.com, if you have a job you would like to be posted. (Please send in Word format).  If you would like your vacancy emailed out to our membership, there is a $75 fee.  Contact the Utah GCSA for information.

 

Posted 1/20/22

PRESTON GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB SUPERINTENDENT POSITION, Preston, ID.

Job Overview:

Responsible for the maintenance staff and the golf course maintenance. The responsibilities include turf grass/plant material maintenance programs, property/asset management, personnel management, budget/forecasting, financial management, member relations, scheduling/maintenance of irrigation systems, pesticide/fertilizer applications, related recordings, and compliance with regulatory issues. The Golf Course Superintendent works to create an environment where the staff is involved and enthusiastic, with open communications and respect for themselves, members, guests, and the property.

Basic Functions:

  1. Responsible for all phases of Golf Maintenance and Agronomic operations, cost control, and personnel.
  2. Works closely with, and directly report to, the GM/Head Golf Professional on any issues related to golf course maintenance.
  3. Directs and participates in the construction and maintenance of the grounds.
  4. Designs landscape plans for facility grounds and implements the plan.
  5. Administers and enforces all Club rules, regulations, and policies for staff.
  6. Works closely with the GM/Head Professional to operate the Golf Course in a fiscally responsible and professional manner.
  7. Must be able to work independently and be a self-starting problem solver.

Primary Duties:

  1. Oversees the care and maintenance of the turf, ornamental plants, shrubs, trees, and wetlands on the facility grounds.
  2. Directs and assists the staff on the planting of new vegetation, the replacement, spraying, pruning, and trimming of trees and shrubs, the preparation of soil plant beds for aesthetically pleasing arrangements, and tending to high-stress areas.
  3. Provides a detailed annual plan for the various property levels and the designated landscaping areas. Includes rotational design to provide the facility with a fresh, eye-catching, interesting, and pleasant atmosphere.
  4. Manages an aggressive water usage tracking plan and irrigation systems and provides monthly reporting on retaining ponds and other water source usage.
  5. Recruit, supervise, and retain maintenance staff. Conduct employee performance evaluations and exercises disciplinary action.
  6. Provides technical, operational and safety training for employees to ensure that staff is working within OSHA, club safety, state and federal guidelines for safe working conditions.
  7. Oversees subordinates in proper and safe operation and maintenance of mechanical and power equipment. Plans and budgets for additional or replacement capital equipment.
  8. Supervises and participates in the application and recording of chemical applications (fertilizers and pesticides) on the Club's grounds in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.
  9. Supervises and controls all maintenance expenses associated with Golf Course Operations, including payroll, supplies, chemicals, and fertilizers.
  10. Develops annual operating budget and plans for maintenance and capital improvement projects.
  11. Maintains records and completes the required reporting. Order parts, supplies, and equipment as needed.
  12. Schedules maintenance practices around member play and outings to maximize efficiency and minimize disruption to members.
  13. Coordinates snow removal and winter maintenance activities when necessary.
  14. Mechanic skills and knowledge of turf equipment maintenance, reel sharpening and maintenance, and troubleshooting mechanical issues.

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  1. Knowledge of management and maintenance of greens, fairways, roughs, ponds, hazards, and bunkers.
  2. Knowledge of use and operating standards of equipment and tools used in golf course construction and maintenance work.
  3. Skill in recruiting, supervising, training, monitoring, evaluating, and motivating personnel
  4. Interpersonal skills to resolve conflict and work with supervisors, officials, employees, members, and the general public.
  5. Knowledge of safe use, mixing, and application of chemicals and commercial products.
  6. Knowledge of the game of golf, golf rules, and methods of play.
  7. Ability to anticipate personnel, equipment, and material requirements related to golf course maintenance and repair assignments
  8. Ability and knowledge to layout irrigation patterns, drainage patterns, construct tees, and/or greens
  9. Mechanic skills required to maintain and troubleshoot turf equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Prefer at least 1-2 years experience as a Golf Superintendent or 1st Assistant
  2. Prefer 2-year Degree or Certificate in Turf Management (or related field, like agronomy, horticulture, plant science, soil science).
  3. Prefer advanced computer skills helpful for financial reporting and control of operations, including the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
  4. Valid Driver's License.
  5. Prefer Pesticide Application License
  6. Prefer Certification by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America

Salary Range $45k-$58K.  Depending on Experience.

Health Insurance negotiable. Salary may increase with proof of competency and proven results.

Send applications to: prestonidahogolf@gmail.com – Combine your cover letter, resume, references, and any supporting documents into one (1) PDF document with the following file naming convention: Last Name, First Name, Preston Golf Superintendent Position

Application Deadline is January 31, 2021

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Posted 1/19/22

Note: Applications/Resumes will be accepted until 5:00 PM on February 2, 2022.

For questions regarding this position, contact: 
Casey Fowles
Golf Course Director
cell- 435-864-8313

To apply: https://millardcounty.org/how-do-i/apply/employment-opportunities/

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Posted 1/18/22

ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT / GREENSKEEPER

Crane Field Golf Course
3648 W Cranefield Rd
Clinton, Utah 84015
 
Full Time. Seasonal or year round positions available.
Competitive wages and benefits are negotiable, depending on experience and education. (More info on our employment application.)
 
Great position for an aspiring course superintendent. Work under the direction of the Head Golf Course Superintendent to learn every aspect of greens keeping and course maintenance. You will be assisting with day to day management operations on an 18 hole course and driving range. Including staff scheduling, greens care, tees, fairways, rough, clubhouse landscaping, etc. 
 
Must have an applicators license or be willing to get one within 60 days of hiring. High School diploma or equivalent required. Active driver's license required with no DUI's. No chemical allergies or outdoor allergies that would interfere with daily tasks. Must be self-motivated and willing to supervise others. Top notch training provided and skill growth opportunities provided. Promotions available depending on prior experience, education, and certifications attained. Priority given to applicants with GCSA membership. 
 
Online employment applications from our website is required. Cranefieldgolf.com
 
James Keyes - Superintendent
Crane Field Golf Course

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Posted 1/11/22

 

Grounds Crew Assistant Manager

COMPENSATION:

  • The position is a full time, benefitted, hourly position with ample opportunity for overtime.

Objective:

The goal for this position is to provide education and hands on experience for someone looking to pursue a career in baseball.    Considerable effort is made to facilitate the hire’s personal and professional growth.   The intent is to support and prepare the hire in their development to ensure he/her has the necessary skills to advance in the industry. 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Salt Lake Bees, AAA affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels and home to the University of Utah Baseball team, are seeking the ideal candidate to fill the role of Grounds Crew Assistant Manager.  The hire will work in collaboration with both the Director of Field Operations and Senior Manager of Field Operations in all aspects of planning, budgeting, and maintaining the playing surface for the Salt Lake Bees, the University of Utah, and all other on-field events.   

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Successfully take on a leadership role in the absence of the Director or Senior Manager
  • Effectively acclimate and train seasonal and part-time employees
  • Assist in management of part-time employees including scheduling and task assignments.
  • Assist with all day to day practices concerning the turf, skin, mound, plate, bullpens, warning track, fertilizer application, etc.
  • Assist with upkeep of the grounds shop, field tools, and equipment
  • Other duties as assigned based on the hire’s growth and proficiencies.
  • Off-season duties (Approximately November-January, 30 hours per week on average) including but not limited to:
  • Assist with preparing outside landscape for winter
  • Assist with snow removal of external grounds and coordinating snow removal as needed
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High level of motivation to advance in the industry
  • Strong desire to learn and take on added responsibility
  • Ability to multitask and complete assigned duties in an efficient manner according to the standards set by the Director of Field Operations.
  • Highly developed attention to detail
  • Ability to be creative and proactive in the approach to problem solving
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Bees management, coaches, event staff, and coworkers
  • Experience with irrigation practices, troubleshooting, and repair is preferred but not required
  • Experience with equipment maintenance is preferred but not required
  • Completion of a turf certification or degree is preferred but not required.   Emphasis is placed on the above attributes and relevant work experience.

To apply, please send resume and references to:

Brian Soukup, Director, Field Operations

Brian.Soukup@slbees.com

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Posted 1/11/22

Seasonal Assistant Groundskeeper

JOB SUMMARY:

The Salt Lake Bees, AAA affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels and home to the University of Utah Baseball team, are seeking the ideal candidate to fill the role of Seasonal Assistant Groundskeeper for the 2022 season. The position is hourly with ample opportunity for overtime that will span from the beginning of March to November. The hire will work in collaboration with the Director, Senior Manager, and Manager of Field Operations in all aspects of maintaining the playing surface for the Salt Lake Bees, the University of Utah, and all other on-field events.  

OBJECTIVE:

This position will provide valuable education and hands-on experience for someone pursuing a career in the sports turf industry as well as supporting the hire to further develop the essential skills needed to advance both personally and professionally.  

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Effectively assist in managing and training part-time employees in everyday tasks
  • Assist with all day-to-day practices concerning the turf, skin, mound, plate, bullpens, warning track, fertilizer application, etc.
  • Successfully operate machinery essential to promote proper field management such as rollers, plate compactors, carts, tractors, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned based on the hire’s growth and proficiencies
  • Embrace a culture of diversity and inclusion where guests and team members feel welcomed, valued, and heard
  • Enrich lives by creating winning experiences and timeless memories
  • Operate with an emphasis on safety for employees, teams, and guests

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High level of motivation to learn and advance in the sports turf industry
  • Ability to complete assigned duties in an efficient manner according to the standards set by the Director of Field Operations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Bees management, coaches, event staff, and coworkers
  • Capability to work long hours during homestands, non-baseball events, holidays, etc
  • Be able to lift 50 lbs and work in a physically active environment with periods of walking, standing, lifting, and running

To apply, please send resume and references to:

Brian Soukup, Director, Field Operations

Brian.Soukup@slbees.com

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"Utah Golf Course Superintendents Association"

Membership Inquiry

Membership in the Utah GCSA is open to any individual directly involved in the turf industry. Golf course superintendents, assistants, employees of members, manufacturers, distributors, educators, turf maintenance professionals, turfgrass students and specialists are all welcome. Membership classifications are assigned according to the Utah GCSA Bylaws.