Spirit Hollow is currently looking to fill the position of Assistant Golf Course Superintendent. Within the next 18 months, Spirit Hollow will begin an extensive renovation. The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent will assist the Golf Course Superintendent during this renovation. This is a wonderful opportunity for the right individual to gain a great deal of experience and enhance his / her career path. The renovation will include:
*A new irrigation system
* Construction of a new lake system that will serve as our primary irrigation water source.
*Addition of several new bunkers and renovation of all existing bunkers (Better Billy Bunker System)
*Conversion of over 30 acres from primary rough to fescue
*Grading and renovation of multiple fairways and green complexes
*Re-design of multiple tees
*Re-routing of various cart paths
*Renovation of the practice facility to include a short course and putting course
Assistant GC Superintendent
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.
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; assists the superintendent with 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.
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.
Required to hold a current state certification or licensing as a pesticide applicator.
3 – 5 years in Golf Course Maintenance. Associates / Bachelor’s Degree Agronomy or related field. Different combination of education and experience may be considered.
Salary – $40,000 - $45,000
Free Housing – Housing on property is provided for the Assistant Superintendent