The Aquidneck Club, Portsmouth, RI
2nd Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
Date: December, 13 2022
Course Information: Designed by renowned British architect, Donald Steel and opened in 2000, The Aquidneck Club is an 18 hole links style golf course overlooking Narragansett Bay. The Club is member owned and currently has a full, very supportive membership. Geens are USGA spec, predominantly L93 creeping bentgrass while the tees and fairways are a poa annua, colonial bentgrass mix. Roughs are unirrigated and composed of fine fescue and colonial bentgrass. We strive to provide tournament conditions on a daily basis.
The Club is installing a new pump station in 2023 and plans have been made to install a new, Rainbird Irrigation System in 2025. Tanto Irrigation has been contracted to perform the work. Bunker renovation with revetted faces and Better Billy Bunker liners is in the early planning stages. Additionally, a new fleet of Toro maintenance equipment has been ordered for the 2023 season.
Job Description: The 2nd Assistant will participate in all aspects of golf course maintenance. A priority will be placed on daily greens prep, course set up and project participation. Candidates must be self motivated and willing to work successfully in a team environment.
Qualifications: 1 year of experience with golf course or turf mainteance. Willingness to obtain a RI pesticide applicators license. Weekend overtime is required in season. The Club is looking for individuals interested in advancing in the turf industry. Opportunity for promotion from within the company is likely for successful team members.
Compensation: $25/hr plus over time and housing allowance. Holiday bonus. Health insurance, matching IRA after one year, 2 weeks paid vacation, 9 paid holidays (holiday hours can be accrued for use at a later time).
RIGCSA and GCSAA Dues and associated meeting expenses.
Uniforms, golfing privileges and lunch available in season.
Email Resume To:
Dean Chase GCS
The Aquidneck Club
125 Corys Lane
Portsmouth, RI 02871
“To enrich the lives of our members, their families and guests through a unique New England offering of a broad menu of first-class recreational activities centered around an exceptional golf course. Additionally, the aim is to provide superior dining and social experiences, as well as unparalleled personalized service that creates a country club lifestyle and fosters enduring friendships and sense of community”