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.

  • Monday, June 10, 2019 1:36 PM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Position Opening: Assistant Superintendent

    Agawam Hunt,  15 Roger Williams Avenue, Rumford, RI 02916

    About the Club
    Founded in 1897, Agawam Hunt is one of the original 25 USGA Member Clubs. A family friendly, year-round club located minutes from downtown Providence, Agawam boasts some of the finest recreational facilities in New England, including a historic Donald Ross designed golf course.

    Job Overview
    The assistant golf course superintendent reports directly to the golf course superintendent. Under the superintendent's supervision, the assistant superintendent directs and participates in the maintenance of the golf course tees, greens, fairways, and cart 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.
    Assist in maintaining a championship 18-hole golf course and overall grounds maintenance for a 130-acre property. Duties will also include maintenance of 10 grass tennis courts, 4 HarTru clay courts, and landscaping around the clubhouse.

    Agawam Hunt is proud to be in partnership with The Nature Conservancy to manage and preserve our Golf Course in perpetuity. Under guidance from the Conservancy, we are committed to an environmental approach to maintenance that includes replantation of native species and lower water and chemical usage that preserves the integrity of our outstanding turf while also ensuring that our environment is safe for our members and the wildlife.

    Job Functions

    • Assists in planning and supervising the maintenance of greens, tees and fairways; schedules work; and supervises the employees and the use of the 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; and supervises and participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps, and in the maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems.
    • Assists in personnel management and evaluation, employee safety and personnel discipline.
    • May modify the daily work schedule based on professional interpretation.

    Job Requirements

    • Working knowledge of the maintenance of golf course tees, fairways and greens; seeding and maintenance practices for golf course turf; planting, cultivating, pruning, and caring for plants, shrubs and trees; characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners; herbicides and pest control methods and materials; drainage control methods; and irrigation systems, including wells, pumps and automatic controls.
    • Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of workers and equipment; prepare clear and concise reports; and maintain effective employee and public relations.
    • Possession of a valid driver's license.
    • May require current state certification or licensing as a pesticide applicator.
    To apply, please send your resume to Daniel Bastille, Golf Course Superintendent, at Dbasatille@agawamhunt.org.



  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:29 AM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Assistant Superintendent – Glocester Country Club, Harmony, Rhode Island

    Educational Requirements:

    2 –4 Year Turf Degree or Turf Certificate preferred

    Experience Requirements:

    Applicant should have 2-4 years of experience working on a golf course grounds crew, as well as experience in a team atmosphere.  Previous experience as AIT or 2nd Assistant is a plus but not required.  Applicant should have knowledge of basic golf course maintenance practices.

    Special Requirements:

    Applicant must have strong skills in:

    • Follow through
    • Attention to detail
    • Problem solving
    • Communication
    • Organization

    Assistant Superintendent will work closely with Course Superintendent to develop and implement daily schedules, manage crew, apply chemicals and fertilizers, manage and repair irrigation system, as well as carryout daily course maintenance tasks.

    Applicant must have the ability to obtain RI Pesticide Applicator’s License within first 90 days.

    Comments:

    Glocester Country Club is a private 9-hole facility located on the shores of Waterman Lake in Harmony, Rhode Island.  We provide our members and their guests with the highest level of conditioning and service.  Applicant must be highly motivated and detailed oriented.  Applicant must be willing to work weekends and long hours when necessary.

    Date Available:  April 1, 2019

    Application Instructions:

    Please email resumes to rsimonelli1@verizon.net.

    Salary Range:  Commensurate with experience

    Benefits:  Local and National Association dues paid, golf privileges, vacation

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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


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