RHODE ISLAND GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION

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If you would like to place a job posting on the website, please contact Julie Heston, Chapter Executive, at jheston@verizon.net

Job postings will remain on the website for 1 month unless otherwise specified.


  • April 01, 2022 2:11 PM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Acushnet Company is the global leader in the design, development, manufacture and distribution of performance-driven golf products.  Today, we are the steward of two of the most revered brands in golf – Titleist, one of golf’s leading performance equipment brands, and FootJoy, one of golf’s leading performance wear brands.

    We believe we are the most authentic and enduring company in the golf industry. Our mission – to be the performance and quality leader in every golf product category in which we compete!

    Summary:
    Under minimal supervision, the Test Facility Assistant Superintendent will initiate, develop and conduct all phases of the maintenance of turf, tees, greens and equipment to tour conditions for product and development and testing for the Manchester Lane Test Facility. When the Superintendent is not on-site, this individual will be required to maintain all facility functions in his absence.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assist in the planning and supervising the maintenance of the test facility including tees, fairways, bunkers, cart paths, rough areas. Applies pesticides and herbicides and soil conditioners as necessary.
    • May schedule vendor/contractor work at the Test Facility and supervise their activities to ensure compliance with all safety and compliance regulations.
    • Repair and maintain equipment, building and surroundings as required.
    • Conduct hazardous waste and safety duties in compliance with all Federal, state, and corporate regulations. Document/report as necessary.

    Requirements:

    • Landscaping experience highly preferred
    • Grounds keeping work in a golf course environment preferred.
    • Must not be adversely affected by materials in a golf course environment.
    • Must possess basic mechanical competency.
    • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and have the physical stamina necessary to complete outdoor physical tasks for long periods of time (summer or winter conditions included).
    • Must be willing to work overtime.
    • Must have good or corrected eyesight.
    • Must possess accurate color vision.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
    • Must be able to travel on company business as necessary, occasionally on short notice
    • Preferably be willing and able to pursue license to apply herbicides/pesticides.
    • Preferably be willing and able to obtain a state required hoist license.

    Benefits:
    Acushnet Company offers competitive benefit programs that provides employees with the opportunity to stay fit, ensure the wellness of their families, and create a positive working environment.

    Your particular benefits package will depend on your position, location, and years with the company. Here’s a look at what you might be eligible for:

    • Acushnet Medical Plans
    • Prescription Drug Coverage
    • Dental Plan
    • Life Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • 401k
    • Salary Continuation
    • Short Term Disability
    • Long Term Disability
    • Travel Accident Insurance
    • Education Assistance
    • Vacation Eligibility
    • 11 Paid Holidays
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Healthwise Wellness Center

    Salary:

    • Commensurate with experience

    Please forward resume to: James_Wilson@acushnetgolf.com

  • April 01, 2022 2:08 PM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Acushnet Company is the global leader in the design, development, manufacture and distribution of performance-driven golf products.  Today, we are the steward of two of the most revered brands in golf – Titleist, one of golf’s leading performance equipment brands, and FootJoy, one of golf’s leading performance wear brands.

    We believe we are the most authentic and enduring company in the golf industry. Our mission – to be the performance and quality leader in every golf product category in which we compete!

    Summary:
    The Assistant Groundskeeper - Test Facility will conduct a daily maintenance program, including mowing turf, divot repair, assist with irrigation repair, cart path maintenance, Spring and Fall clean-up, fairway clean up of golf balls during events, support product testing/fitting/player research, shop maintenance, hand watering as needed, sand trap edge-and-maintenance work, clean the parking lot and on-site buildings, and general landscaping. Learn the practices of turf management as it relates to the New England climate.

    Responsibilities:

    • Maintain all equipment for maintenance facility, including annual service/overhaul as needed.
    • Maintain operation and safety records and receive appropriate training in order to fulfill job requirements.

    Requirements:

    • Landscaping experience highly preferred; grounds keeping work in a golf course environment preferred.
    • High School Degree preferred
    • Must not be adversely affected by materials in a golf course environment.
    • Possess basic mechanical competency.
    • Be able to lift 50 pounds and have the physical stamina necessary to complete outdoor physical tasks for long periods of time (summer or winter conditions included).
    • Be willing to work overtime.
    • Have good or corrected eyesight.
    • Possess accurate color vision.
    • Possess a valid driver’s license.
    • Be able to travel on company business as necessary, occasionally on short notice.

    Benefits:
    Acushnet Company offers competitive benefit programs that provides employees with the opportunity to stay fit, ensure the wellness of their families, and create a positive working environment.

    Your particular benefits package will depend on your position, location, and years with the company. Here’s a look at what you might be eligible for:

    • Acushnet Medical Plans
    • Prescription Drug Coverage
    • Dental Plan
    • Life Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • 401k
    • Salary Continuation
    • Short Term Disability
    • Long Term Disability
    • Travel Accident Insurance
    • Education Assistance
    • Vacation Eligibility
    • 11 Paid Holidays
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Healthwise Wellness Center

    Salary:  

    • Commensurate with experience

    Please forward resume to: James_Wilson@acushnetgolf.com

  • March 25, 2022 11:51 AM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    The equipment manager reports to the golf course superintendent and oversees a comprehensive preventive maintenance program for the golf course assets. This program includes the diagnostics and repair of equipment, keeping records of parts and labor needed to maintain each piece of equipment, and prepare orders for parts and supplies needed for equipment or service. The equipment manager properly communicates any needs or problems relating to the maintenance or repair of equipment to the superintendent and/or the assistant superintendent.  The equipment manager places safety as a top priority and is responsible for maintaining a clean service area and maintenance building.

    Functions

    • Inspects, diagnoses and repairs mechanical defects/failures in various golf course maintenance equipment, including, diesel-, electric- and gasoline-powered engines, mowers, and other mechanical equipment.
    • Instructs and/or trains golf course maintenance workers regarding preventive maintenance, and the proper cleaning of and safe operation of equipment.
    • Prioritizes equipment repair and maintenance work based on communication with superintendent.
    • Keeps a complete set of records for equipment and parts inventory purchases, equipment conditions, costs of repairs and preventive maintenance for all equipment.

    Employment standards

    • Working knowledge of light and heavy maintenance equipment as well as hydraulics.
    • Ability to move heavy objects and work in a variety of weather conditions while repairing equipment.
    • Ability to diagnose mechanical troubles and determine appropriate maintenance work.
    • Possession of a valid driver's license

    Salary   

    • $30 - $35/ hour   40-hour work week
    • Medical, dental

    Email Cover Letter & Resume to:  jrourke@buttonhole.org

  • March 25, 2022 11:48 AM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Olde Scotland Links is excited to announce the exceptional career opportunity of Assistant Superintendent. Qualified candidates will thrive in a hospitality environment and be highly focused on providing superior playing conditions for our members and their guests.  

    Key Responsibilities of the Assistant Superintendent:

    • Works with the Superintendent to ensure that the annual golf course maintenance budget and capital plans are maintained and followed.
    • Supervises and assists maintenance staff in daily duties.
    • Assists in the planning, organizing and direction of the maintenance and construction of putting greens, tees, fairways, roughs, and bunkers.
    • Supervises the planting and cultural practices involved in growing various turf grasses, trees and ornamental plants.
    • Ensures that construction equipment is properly maintained.
    • Assists in the procurement of supplies and materials and ensures costs remain within budgetary limitations.
    • Keeps records of annual maintenance activities and costs and assists with the preparation of required prepares reports.
    • Follows sound purchasing procedures utilizing preferred vendors, when possible.
    • Reconciles and provides timely coding of all invoices, payroll and other required documents.
    • Coordinates snow removal (depending upon facility location).
    • Ensures all company policies and procedures are followed including compliance with government regulations.
    • Ensures associates obtain proper license needed to perform job tasks safely and within city, state, and federal regulations.  Addresses directly all real or perceived environmental concerns.
    • Manages department members that may include, but is not limited to: Mechanic, Environmental Technician, Equipment Operator, Foreman, Greenskeeper, and Irrigation Technician.
    • Assures that effective orientation and training are given to each new associate.  Develops ongoing training programs.
    • Monitors business volume forecast and plans accordingly in areas of manpower, productivity, costs and other expenses.
    • Incorporates safe work practices in job performance.

    Minimum Qualifications for the Assistant Superintendent:

    • Bachelors degree, Associates degree or equivalent from a four or two year college; 3-4 year related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience (degree preference in agronomy/horticulture/plant/soil science.

    Other Qualifications:

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, & Outlook.
    • Ability to obtain Massachusetts pesticide license within 6 months of employment.
    To Apply, please click on this link.


  • March 17, 2022 11:42 AM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Facility Name: Wellesley Country Club
    Facility Location: Wellesley, MA
    Position/Title: Equipment Manager

    Facility Description:
    Wellesley Country Club is a private club which includes the traditional 18 hole main course with an additional par 3 short course located 10 miles west of Boston. Construction of turf care maintenance facility was completed in 2016. The equipment management area consists of 5000 square feet of service area, dedicated parts and grinding rooms, and mechanic’s office.

    Duties Description:
     Under direct supervision of the Golf Course Superintendent, the mechanic assumes all responsibilities involving golf course maintenance equipment. Responsibilities include diagnosing, repairing, and implementing a preventative maintenance program.

    • Maintaining all the equipment on a preventative and curative basis
    • Small engine repair
    • Diesel engine diagnostics
    • Hydraulic system functionality and repair
    • Responsible for all mechanical stock, ie: parts, nuts, bolts, oil, etc.
    • Working within monthly parts and repair budget
    • Monitoring and ordering fuel supplies
    • Responsible for inventory and proper handling of club provided snap-on and other provided tools.
    • Thorough record keeping
    • Maintaining all cutting units to the satisfaction of the Superintendent ie: grinding, height of cut, and operation.
    • Attending educational conferences to maintain industry certifications
    • Perform daily on course inspections for proper cut
    • Assist with any and all training on use of equipment
    • Supervise and train assistant mechanic when needed
    • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
    • Must be able to lift 50lbs

    Requirements:

    • At least 2 years working as a head golf course mechanic or as an assistant mechanic at a reputable club
    • Must have a high school diploma

    Benefits/Compensation:

    • $85-$90K
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision after 2 months of employment
    • Annual Flex Spending
    • 401K after 6 months of employment
    • 5 sick days after 90 days
    • 2 weeks vacation
    • Life insurance, long term disability, short term disability at no cost to employee
    • Lunch and uniforms provided

    Apply to: Bill Sansone bsansone@wellesleycc.com


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