RHODE ISLAND GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION

Employment Listings

If you would like to place a job posting on the website, please contact Julie Heston, Chapter Executive, at jheston@verizon.netJob postings will remain on the website for 1 month unless otherwise specified.

  • Wednesday, March 20, 2019 4:12 PM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Warwick Country Club


    2nd Assistant Superintendent 


    Course Information:

    • Golf Digest- #5  Ranking in Rhode Island
    • 18 hole championship course, Donald Ross design 1924
    • Premier full service private country club
    • Located on Narragansett Bay, beautiful water views
    • Greens, Tees, and Fairways are variety of Poa/annua and Bentgrass
    • Club Website:  WarwickCC.com

    Description:  The 2nd assistant will work closely with the Superintendent and Assistant to further the goals of the membership to promote firm and fast daily conditions. Experience with pesticide and fertilizer applications. Irrigation troubleshooting and water management is preferred. 2nd assistant will be exposed to all projects and daily operations, including bunker restoration, course set up, crew management and water management.  Plans to replace irrigation system and maintenance facility are implemented.

    Requirements:  2-4 year, winter school education or certificate program, 2 years golf course experience

    Benefits:  Health insurance, 401k, Uniforms, Golfing Privileges

    Salary:  $34,000/yr. Available ASAP

    Please Submit Cover Letter and Resume to Patrick Meehan, Golf Course Superintendent    pmeehan@warwickcc.com                                

  • Monday, March 18, 2019 2:34 PM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Assistant Superintendent - Alpine Country Club

    Description:  Alpine Country Club is a private 18-hole design by Geoffrey Cornish in Cranston, RI. Opened in 1960, the course comprises 150 acres which includes the golf course, extensive practice facilities, a pool area and horticultural amenities. Alpine has a growing, active membership with annual rounds at 17,000+ during a ten month season.

    Education: Four or two year degree preferred in Turf Management or related field. Should possess or be able to obtain RI Pesticide Applicators License.
    Experience: As part of the Alpine team you will be expected to help manage work efficiently around play. Candidate should have strong experience in basic maintenance tasks, irrigation management, equipment operation training, fertilizer/pesticide applications, course set-up, and IPM scouting. Should ideally have at least 2 years’ experience in managing and training staff to perform at a level to exceed our members and guests expectations.

    Most importantly candidate should have a people oriented demeanor that meshes with our mature staff, helps integrate new staff, our other departments and the rest of our Alpine family.

    Salary and Benefits:  Salary range starting at $52,000-56,000 based on qualifications, full benefit package with some employee contribution, paid vacation per club policy, uniforms, local association dues and education paid for, meals, golf privileges. We are a Troon Prive’ managed facility, which opens the Troon network of opportunities to the successful candidate.

    POSITION OPEN IMMEDIATELY!

    Please send resume and cover letter to:
    Scott Gabrielson, CGCS
    Alpine Country Club
    251 Pippin Orchard RD
    Cranston, RI 02921
    Cell: (401)258-5830
    sgabrielson@AlpineCC.com

  • Friday, March 15, 2019 2:16 PM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    2nd Assistant Superintendent

    Acushnet River Valley Golf Course, Acushnet Massachusetts

    COURSE:  Established in 1998 and designed by Brian Silva, Acushnet River Valley is an 18-hole municipal golf course located in Southeastern Massachusetts. Greens, Tees, and Fairways are L93 bentgrass. The irrigation system is a Toro Lynx. The facility includes a 5,000 square foot turf care center, a practice range, and annual rounds of 34 to 38,000 during a ten month season from mid March through mid December.
     
    DUTIES:  Equipment operation for routine and specialized turf maintenance (mowing, vertical mowing, aeration and topdressing). Course set up, irrigation system troubleshooting and some programing, chemical and fertilizer application, record keeping and staff training. Will also perform other duties as directed by the superintendent or assistant superintendent. Supervision of a small labor force for sand bunker upkeep, improvement, and renovation. The 2nd Assistant Superintendent is required to work weekends and in-season holidays. 

    QUALIFICATIONS:  An enthusiastic, motivated individual, who is detail oriented and willing to work the hours necessary to achieve a desired end. Applicants should possess a two or four year degree in Turf Management or a related discipline. Two years’ employment as a member of a golf course maintenance staff is desired but not required. Knowledge of pesticide and fertilizer application is preferred. The individual must have, or obtain within 6 months, a Massachusetts Pesticide Applicators License and a Massachusetts Hoisting License.
       
    COMPENSATION:   Salary starting at $30,500 is negotiable based on experience. Comprehensive benefit package available. Dues paid for local association and GCSAA. Expenses paid for local educational seminars, Uniform provided.

    DEADLINE:  The position will remain open until filled.

    CONTACT:    
    Stephen B. Tibbels CGCS
    Acushnet River Valley Golf Course
    685 Main Street
    Acushnet, MA 02743 

    Tel: 508-985-0047     Fax: 508-985-0048 
    E-mail stibbels@acushnet.ma.us

  • Monday, March 11, 2019 2:46 PM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Colonial DryJect & Turf Services, based out of Plymouth, MA is seeking equipment operators to run various aeration equipment on golf courses located in Eastern New England.

    You will be operating tractors with attachments, some walking equipment, and will eventually need to drive a truck and trailer (under CDL weight)

    You will be paid to train and travel. We generally spend up to 15 nights in hotels over the entire year.

    Hourly rate is between $17-21/hr based on experience.

    We prefer seasonal full time but we also have a full time year round position.

    Please contact me through Facebook or call (508) 320-2858 to set up a meeting.

    Kevin McDonough
    Colonial DryJect & Turf Services
    DRYJECT•DEEPTINE•CORE AERATION
    (508) 320-2858

  • Monday, March 11, 2019 2:39 PM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Golf Course Superintendent at Allendale Country Club
    North Dartmouth, Massachusetts


    Job Overview:

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

    Basic Functions:

    • Responsible for all phases of Golf Maintenance and Agronomic operations, cost control, and personnel.
    • Works closely with, advises, and coordinates with the General Manager, Head Golf Professional and Greens Committee Chairman on any issues related to golf course maintenance.
    • Directs and participates in the construction and maintenance of the grounds.
    • Designs landscape plans for facility grounds and implements the plan.
    • Administers and enforces all Club rules, regulations and policies for staff.
    • Supports and assists with membership seminars and orientations.
    • Works closely with the General Manager and Greens Committee Chairman to operate the Golf Course in a fiscally responsible and professional manner.
    • Must be able to work independently and be a self-starting problem solver.
    • Must be able to work with and ultimately take input/direction from the Greens Committee Chairman and prioritize tasking in the best interest of the club.

    Primary Duties:

    • Oversees the care and maintenance of the turf, ornamental plants, shrubs, trees and wetlands on the facility grounds.
    • 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.
    • Provides detailed annual plan for the various property levels and the designated landscaping areas. Includes rotational design to provide facility with fresh, eye-catching, interesting and pleasant atmosphere.
    • Maintains an aggressive water usage tracking plan and irrigation systems and provides monthly reporting on retaining ponds, wells and other water source usage.
    • Recruits, supervises, and trains maintenance staff. Conducts employee performance evaluations bi annually and exercises disciplinary action.
    • 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.
    • Oversees subordinates in proper and safe operation and maintenance of mechanical and power equipment. Plans and budgets for additional or replacement capital equipment.
    • 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.
    • Supervises and controls all maintenance expenses associated with Golf Course Operations, including payroll, supplies, chemicals and fertilizers.
    • Develops annual operating budget and plans for maintenance and capital improvement projects.
    • Maintains records and completes required reporting. Orders parts, supplies and equipment as needed.
    • Schedules maintenance practices around member play and outings to maximize efficiency and minimize disruption to members.
    • Coordinates snow removal and winter maintenance activities when and where necessary.
    • Must attend and participate in Club Meetings as requested by the Greens Committee Chairman.
    • Oversee and conduct repair and preventative maintenance on golf course equipment as required.

    Knowledge & Skills Required:

    • Knowledge of management and maintenance of greens, fairways and roughs.
    • Knowledge of use and operating standards of equipment and tools used in golf course construction and maintenance work.
    • Skill in recruiting, supervising, training, monitoring, evaluating and motivating personnel.
    • Interpersonal skill to resolve conflict and work with supervisors, officials, employees, members and the general public.
    • Knowledge of safe use, mixing and application of chemicals and commercial products.
    • Knowledge of the game of golf, golf rules and methods of play.
    • Ability to anticipate personnel, equipment, and material requirements related to golf course maintenance and repair assignments.
    • Ability and knowledge to lay out irrigation patterns, drainage patterns, construct tees and/or greens.
    • Knowledge of and ability to execute equipment maintenance as required.

    Minimum Qualifications:

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

    Application Information:
    Resumes should be submitted no later than March 22, 2019 to marcfrancis18@comcast.net

  • Friday, March 01, 2019 2:42 PM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Assistant Superintendent Position

    Allendale Country Club                                                 
    1047 Allen Street
    Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02747


    Allendale Country Club is a semi-private 18-hole golf course designed by Geoffrey Cornish established in 1956.

    Job Description:  The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent is responsible for assisting the Superintendent in all operating functions to ensure the healthy growth of the golf course & Clubhouse Grounds grasses, trees, wetlands, and other plant materials and staff.

    Duties:

    • Daily course set up
    • Scout and diagnose for turf insects and pathogens
    • Maintenance of irrigation systems,
    • Pesticide applications and inventory
    • Assist in maintenance of equipment
    • Staff management

    Qualifications:

    • Two years plus turf grass management
    • Ability to obtain Ma pesticides license
    • Pesticide and Fertilization application and calibration
    • Knowledge of irrigation repair and installation

    Compensation:

    • Salary negotiable and based on experience

    Please send resume to Marc Francis marcfrancis18@comcast.net

  • Friday, March 01, 2019 2:35 PM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Golf Course Superintendent
    Mink Meadows Golf Club

    Description:  Founded in 1936, Mink Meadows is a semi-private year round classic seaside golf course on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard. Designed by renowned architect Wayne Stiles in the format of his contemporary Donald Ross, this 9 hole course can be enjoyed as either a time-saving 9 hole experience, or a full 18 hole round, with senior and forward tees that allow golfers of all experience levels to enjoy the course. Sound environmental turf maintenance methods  have been in use for over 20 years, making this course enjoyed by both Presidents Clinton and Obama a highly sought after attraction for island visitors. Club members enjoy an extensive tournament schedule, fully stocked pro shop, social gatherings, lessons and clinics. (Website: minkmeadowsgc.com.)

    Qualifications:  The qualified candidate must possess a 2 or 4 year degree in Turfgrass Management.  Minimum of five (5) years experience as a superintendent or assistant superintendent is required.  Must have or be able to obtain a Massachusetts Applicators License. Candidate must have excellent communication skills, strong leadership and organizational qualities, be computer literate and able to develop and manage both an operational and capital budget.

    Compensation Package: Salary is $70,000-$85,000 depending on experience.  Other benefits include performance bonus, medical insurance (club pays 90%), 401(k) plan, rent free employee housing (2 bedroom apartment on-site), 2-weeks paid vacation, dues paid for local and national associations. 

    Deadline:  Position Open Immediately, Until Filled

    Send Resume To:  Joe Fitzgerald, MMGC President   jmfitzllc@gmail.com

  • Monday, February 04, 2019 3:11 PM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Assistant Superintendent
    Connecticut National Golf Club
    136 Chase Road
    Putnam, CT 06260


    Job Description
    Connecticut National Golf Club is seeking a motivated individual to work directly with the Superintendent on all day to day operations of maintaining a high volume, daily fee golf course.  The individual must be able to manage and supervise staff in daily operations and continue to improve our Top 25 New England Golf Course.  The candidate must be organized, detail oriented and professional.  The right individual would be involved in management decisions regarding purchases, agronomic programs and employee selection and training. 

    A 2-4 year degree in Turfgrass Management or equivalent Certification Program is desired.  He or she must possess or be able to obtain a State of Connecticut Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification. 

    Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience.

    Benefits Include

    • Full Time Position
    • Salary
    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Time Off
    • Paid Licensing CEUs
    • Food Allowance


    Please send resume to Superintendent Jeffrey Lefebvre
    Jlefebvre799@gmail.com


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