The assistant superintendent will be involved in all aspects of golf course management and maintenance. The candidate must be able to comprehend basic turf management skills and must be able to deliver tournament ready conditions on a daily basis. Qualified candidates should have at least two years of golf course experience. Duties include and are not limited to:
Determine routine golf course maintenance operations such as watering, fertilizing, mowing, rolling, and bunker maintenance.
Monitor, identify and determine treatment for pests and diseases, and apply herbicides, insecticides and fungicides when necessary.
Oversee some turf maintenance on immediate clubhouse grounds including irrigating, mowing, string trimming, edging.
Monitor and repair irrigation system around the golf course.
Assist in coordinating construction projects with club management and outside contractors.
Work on special projects as assigned.
Oversee golf course daily tasks.
Maintain or obtain membership in the GCSAA and MAGCS.
Along with the support from the Superintendent, responsible for staff safety and safety training
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Two or more years of golf course experience
Ability to obtain an Illinois Commercial Pesticide Applicator's license and possession of advanced knowledge of the usage and application of pesticides and fertilizers
Knowledge and experience in golf course maintenance practices employed on all playing surfaces
Working knowledge of planting and cultural practices of cool-season turfgrasses
Working knowledge of drainage methods and irrigation practices including operation, installation, and repair
Strong organizational and supervisory skills
Ability to assist the Golf Course Superintendent in preparation of budgets, record-keeping and maintenance, and the formulation of short- and long-term planning programs
Strong interpersonal skills in order to effectively collaborate with a extensive and diverse staff
Dedication to personal improvement and course advancement
Ability to problem-solve, multi-task and work independently
Additional Salary Information: Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, life, long-term disability, IMRF pension plan, vacation time, sick time, uniforms, golf privileges, park district program benefits, local and national association dues, and educational opportunities. Position has long term possibilities as the current assistant superintendent is being promoted with the retirement of the current superintendent.
About COYOTE RUN GOLF COURSE
Owned and operated by the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District, Coyote Run Golf Course is a public 18 hole, par 71 course; it measures 6,478 yards that test the skill level of all golfers. Located 40 minutes from downtown Chicago, Coyote Run has three tee boxes on each hole with bent-grass fairways, tees and greens. Featuring different looks from all tees, water hazards come into play on 11 of Coyote Run’s 18 holes.