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  • February 20, 2024 12:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Bay Club encompasses 625 acres (with 300 acres of adjacent conservation land) of which the country club and golf course occupy 200 acres. The community and club are proud to be a Certified Silver Audubon International Signature Sanctuary with championship golf, (4) lighted Har-tru Tennis courts and (2) lighted Paddle Courts, an outstanding sports and fitness complex, junior Olympic swimming pool and year-round fine dining. The Club completed installation of a Rain Bird IC System with Golf Water and Tanto Irrigation in the Spring of 2023.

    Golf Course and Practice Facility Description:
    The course opened for play on July 1, 2004. The golf course was designed by Brad Faxon and partner Brad Booth of Faxon/Booth Golf Design. The course boasts multiple tee boxes with generous fairways and large bent grass greens. In addition to the 18 holes of championship golf covering 200 acres, the practice facility is 320 yards long allowing dual use from each end, (1) putting green, (1) Himalayan putting green (long, lots of slope) used for juniors and family fun and a Faxon designed short game area. To reduce practice tee turf wear, the club also has a new synthetic turf available for use. The course has gone through several renovations through the years with significant redesigns performed on holes 1, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 15. Additionally, 50+ acres of fescue has replaced bluegrass and reduced the formal turf footprint while greatly improving the aesthetics and visuals on many holes.

    Position Summary:
    We are seeking a highly motivated Assistant Superintendent who is looking to take the next step in their career with the ultimate goal of becoming a Head Superintendent.  We are looking for someone to work side by side our crew of 20 employees to help provide our members with the best playing conditions possible.  We provide a positive work environment with a reasonable work/life balance.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    ·  Work hand in hand with the superintendent to develop and implement an agronomic program.
    ·  Create implement daily maintenance schedules.
    ·  Recruit, train, and supervise a staff of 20 in season.
    ·   Supervise, record, and participate in fertilizer and chemical applications (We are currently using Playbooks chemical app program).
    ·  Communicate with the equipment manager to ensure needed equipment is ready for use. Ensure equipment is cleaned and stored properly.
    ·  Involved in the daily course setup and inspection.
    ·  Assist in water management; irrigation scheduling, monitoring (TDR), hand watering with the goal of a firm turf is healthy turf.
    ·  Involved in budget development, implementation, and capital equipment procurement.

    Education Requirements:
    Certificate, 2- or 4-year degree, in turf or related field.

    Experience Requirements:
    ·  Minimum 2 years’ experience as a 2nd assistant or AIT at a similar level club.
    ·  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    ·  A passion for the game of golf including the desire to play and a general understanding of the rules.
    ·  Valid Driver’s License & Pesticide License.

    Job Benefits
    ·  $68-78k Annual Salary DOE
    ·   Holiday/Performance Bonus
    ·   Health Insurance
    ·   PTO & Paid Sick Time
    ·   Cell Phone Reimbursement
    ·   Life Insurance
    ·   Uniform Allowance
    ·   Golfing Privileges

    Date Job is Available:
    ASAP
    Please apply via email to Patrick Meehan, GCS.
    pmeehan@bayclubmatt.com

  • February 09, 2024 10:50 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Warwick Country Club is a private 1924 Donald Ross gem located on Greenwich Bay. Warwick is ranked the 5th best course in the state. The course has recently undergone a greenside bunker renovation, a new irrigation pond with pumphouse, drainage and tree work. Beginning this summer, the club will undergo the installation of a new irrigation system. This is a rare opportunity to be involved from the beginning and see the project through to its completion.

    Comment:
    This is a good opportunity for the right individual to develop their skills as they pursue their career in golf course management. The position will only be limited by the effort the individual makes.

    Experience:
    The ideal candidate will have 2 years of golf course experience, be able to safely operate equipment, hand water, make fertilizer and chemical applications, perform disease and pest monitoring and identification, troubleshoot and repair irrigation and setup the course for daily play and tournaments.

    Education:
    2 or 4 year degree in Agronomy or Turf Management is preferred but not required.

    Special Skills:
    Good technical and communication skills along with the ability to manage, motivate and work with an exceptional and diverse group of employees. Must also be able to obtain a RI pesticide applicator’s license. A Valid driver’s license is required.

    Salary and Benefits:
    Commensurate with experience and education. Salary range is $50,000-$60,000 DOE. Health and Dental insurance, vacation, golf, uniforms, meals and dues for local and national associations and meetings.

    Date Available:
    Immediately

    To Apply:
    Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to:
    Steve Thys
    Course Superintendent
    Sthys@warwickcc.com

  • February 08, 2024 2:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Kings Crossing Golf Club
    655 Old Baptist Road
    North Kingstown, RI 02874
    rmcneil@northeastgolfcompany.com
    732-915-8385


    Position Description
    I. Position- GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT

    II. Position Overview:
    Specifically looking for-
    HUNGRY, RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUAL DEDICATED TO THE PROFESSION LOOKING TO USE THEIR HANDS ON SKILLS TO MAKE OUR COURSE THEIR OWN!
    Responsible for maintenance and management of our 9 hole golf course and associated amenities at Kings Crossing Golf Club in North Kingstown, RI. The golf course property is owned and operated/managed by The Northeast Golf Company.  This position is with The Northeast Golf Company.  The course is open to the public and averages 20,000+ rounds per season.

    The responsibilities include: turf grass/plant material maintenance programs, property/asset management, personnel management, budget/forecasting, scheduling/maintenance of 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, the playing public and the property. We are seeking an individual who takes pride in presentation.  This is a position that will require hands on skills with turf management techniques and programs, equipment use and maintenance and efficient communications.

    III. Basic Functions:

    • Responsible for all phases of Golf Maintenance and Agronomic operations, cost control, and personnel.
    • Works closely with, advises, and coordinates with the Manager/Owner on any issues related to golf course maintenance.
    • Administers and enforces all Club rules, regulations and policies for maintenance staff.
    • Works closely with the Manager/Owner 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.

    IV. Primary Duties:

    • Oversees the care and maintenance of the turf, ornamental plants, shrubs, trees and natural areas, environmental zones and water bodies on the facility grounds.
    • Manages water usage and the Hunter irrigation system.
    • Recruits, supervises and retains full and part-time maintenance staff. Conducts employee performance evaluations and exercises disciplinary action.
    • Provides technical, operational and safety training for/with employees to ensure that staff is working within OSHA, club safety, state and federal guidelines for safe working conditions.
    • Provides and/or 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- Must have current or applied for RI Pesticide Applicators License.
    • Coordinates all maintenance expenses associated with Golf Course Operations/Owner, including payroll, supplies, chemicals and fertilizers with General Manager/Owner.
    • Develops annual operating budget and plans for maintenance
    • Maintains records and completes required reporting. Order parts, supplies and equipment as needed.
    • Schedules maintenance practices around public play and outings to maximize efficiency and minimize disruption to operations.
    • Communicates course conditions, issues daily with Club Manager
    • Coordinates snow removal and winter maintenance activities.

    V. 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, City officials, employees, 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.

    VI. Minimum Qualifications:

    • HUNGRY, RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUAL DEDICATED TO THE PROFESSION LOOKING TO MAKE A COURSE THEIR OWN!
    • 3-5 years experience as a Golf Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent
    • 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.
    • RI Pesticide Application License (or application for RI license)
    • Prefer Membership in the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America

    VII.     Compensation Package:
    Salary: Commensurate with the requirements of the position *This is a position with The Northeast Golf Company and will require in season commitment to reach our agronomic goals.  Employment will begin/expected February/March 2023
    Vacation: 5 days after 3 months of service, 5 additional days after 6 months of service plus off season flex time as course is closed in January and February.
    Term: One year, renewable with 6 month and 12 month performance reviews during year one.
    Position Objective: Achieve/surpass agronomic goals, course conditioning, employee management

    Additional package offerings: Up to $1000 in professional education (trade shows, classes, courses, certifications) subject to approval; regional and national association dues. 65/35 Health Benefits and 401K Benefits available. Performance Bonuses following review period.

    Forward Resume and Letter of Interest directly to:
    Robert McNeil, The Northeast Golf Company
    118 Beauchamp Drive
    Saunderstown, RI 02874
    rmcneil@northeastgolfcompany.com
    732-915-8385

    The Northeast Golf Company currently operates 3 golf courses-
    Kings Crossing Golf Club, North Kingstown, RI
    Bristol Golf Park, Bristol, RI
    The Orchards Golf Course, Milford, CT


    Opportunities are available across our properties for single or multiple course golf course superintendent opportunities.


  • February 08, 2024 2:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Rhode Island Country Club is seeking a personable, engaging, highly motivated individual with a "can do" attitude to join our team as an Assistant Superintendent.  Overlooking Narragansett Bay, our 18-hole, par 71 championship golf course is currently ranked #8 in the state by Golf Digest. The course is challenging and exciting for players of all skill levels.

    The Assistant Superintendent will be involved in all aspects of Rhode Island Country Club’s Turfgrass Maintenance Department.  The individual will desire to be in an environment that cultivates new skills, learning, and development, regardless of experience levels.

    The position reports to the Golf Course Superintendent and Lead Assistant Superintendent.

    WHAT WILL RHODE ISLAND COUNTRY CLUB DO FOR YOU?

    • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - Emphasis on preparing the individual for becoming a Golf Course Superintendent or the next step in their careers through structured training and continued education.
    • WORK LIFE BALANCE - The management staff averages 50-55 hours a week with one day off a weekend during the golf season and are flexible with employees to ensure a proper work life balance.
    • ADVANCED TECHNICAL TRAINING - Agronomic program that has proven results (External Drill and Fill company providing work in late August) and latest technology programs to optimize course conditioning.
    • EXPOSURE TO ONGOING PROJECT MANAGEMENT - Master Plan work with Ian Andrew on the horizon.
    • NETWORK - Strengthen your existing professional network with our connectivity with leading industry experts including Golf Course Superintendents, industry suppliers, academia, and consultants.

    INITIAL PRIORITIES OF POSITION:

    • Involvement in all of the aspects of the golf course property
    •  Fertilizer and chemical applications
    • Irrigation repair and application
    • Course set-up, and mowing
    • Perform all the physical tasks involved with a landscape-oriented department.
    • There will be specific training for any task the individual is involved in.

    COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

    • Compensation - $60,000 - $65,000, DOE
    • 401K
    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
    • GCSAA dues and continued education
    • Meals provided
    • Uniform provided

    EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Working towards a certificate, degree or continuing education in turfgrass management, landscape or related-field. 
    • 1-3 seasons on the golf course preferably, but would consider those with transferable skills.
    • Good attitude, ambitious, team player, and willing to learn.

    RHODE ISLAND COUNTRY CLUB BY THE NUMBERS:

    • Greens and Approaches: 3.8 acres
    • Tees (including range): 2.5 acres
    • Fairways: 30 acres
    • Rough: 61 acres
    • Woods and Salt Marsh Areas: 63.7 acres
    • Bunkers (135 total): 3 acres
    • Total Property: 164 acres
    • Excellent equipment inventory with a 400K Equipment Lease Package

    ABOUT US:
    Welcome to Rhode Island Country Club, a 1911 Donald Ross Design located in Barrington, Rhode Island. The course, situated on 200 picturesque acres is a combination of parkland, wooded and seaside holes, with the final four holes located on beautiful Narragansett Bay. RICC offers magnificent views of the Bay and its islands, which are connected by three towering suspension bridges. Consistently ranked as a top classic golf course, it has hosted four USGA championships and is home of the CVS Charity Classic.

    https://www.ricc.org/Club/Scripts/Home/home.asp

    To Apply: Click on the link below to apply through Indeed
    https://tylerbloom.applytojob.com/apply/46LiJTJtpq/Assistant-Superintendent

  • February 01, 2024 1:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Kirkbrae Country Club in Lincoln, RI is, an 18-hole family oriented full service private club located just north of Providence that is currently looking to fill a 2nd Assistant/AIT position. The golf course is a Geoffrey Cornish design being renovated by Architect Mark Mungeam of Mungeam/Cornish Golf Design Inc.  The club has been host to all the major Rhode Island State Championships including the 100th and 116th RI State Amateur as well as US Amateur qualifiers.

    As the Assistant/AIT you will work closely with the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents to implement a management program that:

    • produces a high standard of golf course conditioning.
    • provides a safe work environment for its staff.
    • clearly communicates a team and goal-oriented atmosphere.

    Qualifications

    • Preferred completion of a certificate program or have a 2- or 4-year degree in Turfgrass Management, but not required. Golf course experience along with the desire to grow in the industry will be considered.
    • The ability to obtain a RI pesticide license is required.
    • A passion and understanding of the game of golf.
    • Must have a strong and positive work ethic.

    Compensation

    • Health and Dental care.
    • 401K program after 1 year.
    • Vacation, holiday, and sick leave as stated in our employee handbook.
    • Golf privileges.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Daily setup of golf course.
    • Application of pesticides and fertilizers.
    • Supervision of the staff per direction of the Superintendent.
    • Monitoring of water on all playing surfaces.    
    • Repair of irrigation and drainage systems.
    • Training of staff.

    Salary

    • $45,000 to $55,000 Based on Experience.

    Please send resumes to:
    Peter Wood, Golf Course Superintendent
    Kirkbrae Country Club
    pete@kirkbrae.com
        

  • January 29, 2024 1:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Seasonal groundskeepers, perform routine manual labor involved in golf course or tennis court maintenance; do semi-skilled to skilled grounds construction and maintenance work; operate hand powered equipment and other equipment under the direction of the golf course superintendent, assistant superintendent of assigned supervisor. Each groundskeeper may be assigned responsibility for the care and maintenance of several designated holes on the golf. course and does related work as required.
     
    Typical functions:
    The seasonal groundskeeper:
    ⦁     Operates mowers and string trimmers in trimming greens, around tees, fence lines, banks and hillsides; edges cart paths; rakes and maintains sand bunkers.
    ⦁     Mows greens, tees, rough and other areas as directed by the superintendent or assigned supervisor; rakes sand bunkers with power rakes.
    ⦁     Sets tee markers; maintains ball washers and tee towels; maintains tennis courts; maintains water coolers; collects trash; sands and seeds tee and fairway divots.
    ⦁     Returns all equipment to designated location at the maintenance facility; cleans equipment and maintenance areas.
    ⦁     Maintains fuel and fluid levels on all equipment used on a daily basis, reports equipment problems or failures to the equipment manager immediately.
    ⦁     Helps in project work of green, tee, fairway and additional areas; grades and prepares soil base; lays sod; and seeds aforementioned areas.
    ⦁     Installs paths using gravel mixes; excavates and backfills ditches and trenches; repairs and replaces pipe on irrigation systems.
    ⦁    Must be able to lift 80 Ibs., as needed.
    ⦁    Performs other duties as directed by the superintendent or assistant superintendents, or an assigned supervisor.

    Employment standards:
    ⦁     Knowledge of methods and materials used in grounds and landscape construction/maintenance work.
    ⦁     Working knowledge of and ability to use hand and power tools: equipment.
    ⦁    Knowledge of the principles of operation of gasoline engines; safe and efficient operation of motorized equipment.
    ⦁     Mechanical aptitude.
    ⦁    Physical strength, stamina, and agility.
    ⦁    Ability to follow oral and written directions.
    ⦁    Ability to exhibit a positive attitude and work well with others in a team environment.
    ⦁    Possession of a valid driver's license.
    ⦁    Mandatory Requirement: An amicable, positive, "can do" attitude.  

    Salary Range: Hourly range is between $16-$18 based on experience, overtime is available.

    Start Date:  April 1st

    To Apply:  Please send resume to Dean Bozek, Golf Course Superintendent at
    Dean.bozek@themisquamicutclub.com

  • January 18, 2024 9:07 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Golf Course Superintendent
    REPORTS TO: Director of Operations
    STATUS: Full-time/exempt employee
    START DATE: Immediate
    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications are due by 5:00 pm on Friday, Feb. 9
    POSITION LOCATION: The Links at Mass Golf, 300 West Main Street, Norton, MA

    ABOUT THE ROLE:
    The Links at Mass Golf is a public 18-hole par-3 golf course located in Norton, MA. We are seeking a full-time, yearround Superintendent to be responsible for all aspects of maintaining and improving the golf course, including playing surfaces and surrounding landscape. The Superintendent will work closely with the Director of Operations and Head PGA Golf Professional to provide an excellent golf experience to our members, daily fee players, First Tee participants, and other special program attendees hosted by The Links with an emphasis on teamwork and communication.

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Strive to continuously improve agronomic conditions to support a high-level golf experience, with specific attention to the condition of the putting greens.

    • Develop a budget plan and manage annual operating and capital budgets.
    • Responsible for all phases of golf course maintenance and agronomic operations, including but not limited to:
    • Create and implement mowing schedule, water usage plan, turf cultivation schedule.
    • Purchase and application of fertilizers, pesticides, and other necessary products required to maintain high quality turf.
    • Maintain ornamental plants, plant beds, shrubs, trees, and wetlands on facility grounds.
    • Recruits, supervises, and retains maintenance staff. Conducts annual employee performance evaluations and exercises disciplinary action when required.
    • 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.
    • Supervises and participates in the application and recording of chemicals (fertilizers, pesticides, etc.) on the facility grounds in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.
    • Schedules maintenance practices around member play and outings to maximize efficiency and minimize disruption to members.
    • Manage all relevant golf course operations, including payroll, variable expenses and supplies, chemicals & fertilizers, and tree removal/maintenance.
    • Coordinates with third-party vendors for snow removal, goose control, and other maintenance activities when necessary.
    • Provide routine, clear communications to stakeholders regarding maintenance activities, operational challenges, and future needs.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Minimum of 3-5 years of previous experience as a superintendent or first assistant superintendent
    • Must be at least 18 years of age.
    • Must have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license.Possess or obtain within 90 days and maintain a valid commercial Cat 37 pesticide license.
    • Possess or obtain and maintain an OSHA medical card.
    • Willing and able to work weekends and holidays as needed.
    • Must pass a background check prior to start of employment.
    • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.

    PREFERRED SKILLS:

    • Detail oriented and highly organized
    • Interpersonal skills to resolve conflicts and work with supervisors, officials, employees, members, and the public.
    • 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.
    • General knowledge of construction and maintenance of infrastructure and other components normally associated with golf courses and landscapes including irrigation and drainage systems, cart paths, shelters, furniture, and fixtures.
    • 2-year Degree or Certificate in Turf Management (or related field, like agronomy, horticulture, plant science, or soil science)
    • Computer skills required for financial reporting and control of operations, including use of Microsoft Office Suite
    • Prefer Certification by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America

    COMPENSATION/BENEFITS:

    • Starting salary range is $62,000 - $70,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications
    • Comprehensive benefits package available including Health, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance
    • Paid time off and 401(k) plan with matching component.
    • Cell phone reimbursement
    • Professional development opportunities
    • Mass Golf staff apparel provided and access to The Links at Mass Golf (golf course and simulators)

    TO APPLY:
    Please send cover letter, resume, references, and salary expectations/rationale via email to:
    Kyle Harris
    Director of Operations
    kharris@massgolf.org

    ABOUT MASS GOLF:
    Mass Golf is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to advancing golf in Massachusetts by building an engaged and inclusive community around the sport. With a community made up of over 110,000 golf enthusiasts and over 360 member clubs, Mass Golf is one of the largest state golf associations in the country. Members enjoy the benefits of handicapping, engaging golf content, course rating and scoring services along with the opportunity to compete in an array of events for golfers of all ages and abilities. At the forefront of junior development, Mass Golf is proud to offer programming to youth in the state through First Tee Massachusetts and subsidized rounds of golf by way of Youth on Course.

  • January 16, 2024 3:07 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Button Hole, Providence, Rhode Island
    Position/Title: Course Superintendent  

    Button Hole, short course and teaching center, is seeking to fill the full-time position of Superintendent.  This person will be responsible for the daily maintenance of the Button Hole facility (26 acres), which includes a golf course (9-hole short course), driving range (30 yard dual-sided range), two building structures (The Club House/ Office and Maintenance Shed) and surrounding grounds owned by Button Hole.  This person will be a member of the Senior Staff and will perform duties related to being a Senior Staff member.

    Button Hole is a nonprofit (501c3) initiative that is funded entirely by public donations. We are dedicated to providing a short course and teaching center focused on kids and making golf “affordable and accessible”.

    This Position Reports to:  The Executive Director of Button Hole

    Key Relationships:  All members of the Senior Staff (which includes Director of Instruction and Head Golf Professional, Office/ Finance Administer, Director of Development), Members of the Board of Directors, community members, and Button Hole community partnerships. The Superintendent will also be a key member of the Greens Committee.

    Responsibilities:
    ⦁    Oversee the daily maintenance of the facility and grounds, in accordance with accepted golf course and facility practices, under the guidance and direction from the Executive Director (complete list of daily activities will be reviewed during the interview process)
    ⦁    Manage the collection of balls on the driving range, clean the golf balls and return them to the pro shop on daily basis.
    ⦁    Oversee the daily maintenance of all equipment including a Button Hole owned vehicle
    ⦁    Assist in the design  of a golf maintenance educational program
    ⦁    Supervise 4 to 5 paid golf course maintenance program participants
    ⦁    Represent Button Hole at community meetings, professional meetings (ie. superintendent association and trade shows) and other similar settings
    ⦁    Assist in preparing for events and activities held at Button Hole and off-site as needed
    ⦁    Manage budgets for maintenance and construction projects as directed
    ⦁    Keep up to-date with professional development and the latest in technologies in golf course maintenance
    ⦁    Be an active member of the Senior Staff
    ⦁    Participate in the strategic planning processes of Button Hole

    Requirements:
    ⦁    Must have 3 to 5 years of experience in a golf maintenance leadership role (ie. Superintendent or Asst. Superintendent)
    ⦁    A bachelor degree in a related field desirable but not required
    ⦁    Must have a RI Commercial Pesticide Certificate or able to obtain the certification  
    ⦁    Must be able to work and interact with a diverse population
    ⦁    Must be willing to train maintenance staff and follow a program design
    ⦁    Must have knowledge of golf facility construction principles, practices and methods
    ⦁    Must have understanding of the rules and strategies of the game of golf
    ⦁    Must have experience managing landscape and facility construction projects
    ⦁    Must have knowledge of Federal, State, and local laws surrounding the operation of a golf facility, including construction and safety
    ⦁    Must be able to lift heavy objects (up to 50 pounds)
    ⦁    Must have skills to perform maintenance on a wide range of power equipment (ie. Engine powered equipment)
    ⦁    Must be willing to work weekends, holidays, and nights as needed
    ⦁    Must be comfortable with computer programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
    ⦁    Must have a valid driver license and a reliable vehicle (insured and registered)
    ⦁    Must have knowledge of automated irrigation systems (including programming)

    Compensation/Benefits:  Annual salary $60-75,000 depending on experience. Paid holidays, health/dental insurance (employee contributes 25%; 401 k plan)    

    How to apply:  Please send a cover letter and resume to Don Wright, Executive Director.  Documents can be mailed to Button Hole, 1 Button Hole Drive, Providence, RI 02909 or emailed to dwright@buttonhole.org  Attn: Superintendent Search.  Position will remain open until filled. 

    Button Hole is an equal opportunity employer.

  • January 16, 2024 2:52 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Falmouth Country Club is a challenging 27-hole, year-round public golf course not far from the Atlantic beaches, cranberry bogs, and all that is Cape Cod. Consists of a championship 18-hole, par 72 course "The Osprey Course" and the 9-hole, par 37 "Talon" course. The golf facility includes, driving range, short game area, putting green, and a practice bunker.

    Job responsibilities will include:

    • Assisting the superintendent in day-to-day operations.
    • Ability to supervise and handle delegation of duties to a crew of approximately 12.
    • Should have a working knowledge of turf types, diseases, insects, and other potential turf problems.
    • Knowledge of operation and maintenance of irrigation systems and repairs as needed.
    • Flexibility to adapt to unexpected changes to daily work orders, weather conditions etc.
    • Liquid and granular fertilizer applications, pesticide, and other plant protectant applications.
    • Daily course setup and inspection.
    • One day of weekend crew supervision.

    Educational Requirements

    • A two-year degree in turf management or winter school or related field preferred but not necessary.
    • Must have or be able to acquire a Massachusetts pesticide applicators license.

    Experience Requirements

    • Previous experience in golf course management preferred.
    • Pesticide application experience a plus but not necessary.
    • Irrigation repair experience a plus but not necessary.
    • Recent or upcoming graduates are encouraged to apply.

    Job Benefits

    • Temporary housing available.
    • Full golfing privileges, professional expenses (pesticide license, seminars etc.)
    • 401k/Health Insurance

    Date Job is Available
    March 1st

    Salary
    $22 to $25 per hour
    Overtime: No

    Job Application Instructions
    Send resume to Ry Mutti – rmutti@falmouthcountryclub.com


  • January 12, 2024 10:17 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Quinnatisset Country Club, Thompson, CT
    Position: Assistant Superintendent


    Facility Description:  Founded in 1903, Quinnatisset Country Club is an 18 hole, member-owned, private golf course in Thompson, Connecticut.  Quinnatisset is a 230 acre facility, that is intentionally about golf, and only golf, except perhaps for fishing in the 34 acre Reams Pond that the golf course surrounds. 

    Job Description:  Quinnatisset is seeking a detail oriented person, who has a strong desire to learn and a positive attitude.  A successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of golf course maintenance, and will work closely with the Superintendent to plan, advise, and execute strategies to provide the best possible conditions for our membership and their guests.  They will also assist in achieving our mission, to achieve incremental improvement on property each and every day.  They should take ownership and pride in their work.  This job requires strong leadership skills, and a knowledge of the game of golf. 

    Qualifications:  2+ years of experience as an assistant superintendent is preferred.

    Education Requirements:  Degree in Turf, Agronomy, Soil Sciences, or a Turf Certificate preferred.

    Compensation: $60,000-$75,000, depending on knowledge and experience.

    Email Resume To:

    Jeffrey Tibbetts, GCS
    Quinnatisset Country Club
    241 County Home Road
    Thompson, CT 06277
    jeffreyatibbetts@gmail.com

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