Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
Basic Function: Assistant golf course superintendent reports directly to the Director of Agronomy/Course Superintendent. Under the superintendent’s supervision, the assistant superintendent directs and participates in the maintenance of the golf course tees, greens, fairways, and car paths; supervises the maintenance and repair of motorized and other mechanical equipment; and does related work as required. The assistant superintendent may serve in the superintendent’s capacity during his/her absence.
- Assists in planning and supervising the maintenance of greens, tees and fairway; schedules work and supervise the employees and the use of equipment.
- Instructs equipment operators on the operation and care of mowing and other equipment; supervises pesticide applications and/or operates and calibrates pesticide application equipment; supervises and participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps, and in the maintenance of irrigation of drainage systems.
- Assists in personnel management and evaluation, employee safety, personnel discipline and may also modify the daily work schedule based on professional interpretation.
- Assimilate into the culture through understanding, supporting and participating in all elements of Seven Canyons Standards. Demonstrate working knowledge of the service standards.
Supervision Exercised: Irrigation Technicians, Greenskeepers & Landscaper
Supervision Received: Golf Course Superintendent
Working knowledge of the maintenance of golf course tees, fairways, greens; the seeding and maintenance practices for the 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. 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. May require current state certification or licensing as a pesticide applicator. Maintain a clean, safe, work environment. Assist in maintaining a clean and well-organized parts inventory room. Adhering to proper recycling and/or disposal of various oils, compounds and other fluids (anti freeze, oil filters, etc. Assisting in an effective, daily inspection of golf course maintenance equipment. Possession of a valid driver’s license, possibly a commercial driver’s license (CDL). Safety sensitive position.
70% Walking, standing and bending
Lifting/Carrying up to 25 lbs.
Hearing and Manual dexterity
Distance vision 1-3 feet
Ability to drive golf cart on occasion as necessary
Ability to work in all weather conditions