Join the Agronomy team at one of the largest, most beautiful, and top private country clubs in North America, Desert Mountain Club, as a Senior Assistant Golf Course Superintendent!
Desert Mountain Club features seven signature golf courses (six of which are Jack Nicklaus & an all-new par 54 championship course). We offer terrific benefits like Health Insurance, FREE onsite medical clinic for all teammates & their dependents, 401k match, Free team member meals during shifts, Tuition reimbursement, and so much more!
In this role, you will be responsible for the maintenance, operation, and management of the golf course(s).
Supervise the maintenance of the golf course(s), minor construction projects, course additions, the maintenance and repair of motorized or other mechanical equipment.
We believe our teammates are our greatest asset and are committed to fostering a culture of care, respect, and positivity with a sincere focus on the safety, health, and professional growth of every teammate.
If you’re looking to join an incredible team, then Desert Mountain is the place for you!
The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years experience of golf maintenance leadership experience, and 4 years of well-rounded golf course experience required.
A minimum two-year turf certificate in turf grass management from a recognized college or university.
Certified pesticide applicator in the state of Arizona or the ability to obtain upon hire.
Must have a valid driver's license.
Plan and schedule maintenance of golf courses’ equipment and team members to optimum efficiency.
Supervise the progress of the Assistant Superintendents, repair, and maintain all mechanical and motorized equipment used on the golf course.
Design, plan, and instruct equipment operators in the operation and care of mowing and other equipment.
Supervise and participate in the operation and maintenance of pumps and in the maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems.
Assist the Superintendent in keeping records of annual maintenance activities including, but not limited to, chemical and fertilizer applications as required by law.
Budget, plan, and direct the maintenance and repair of a wide variety of motorized and mechanical equipment.
Assist Superintendents in irrigation and lake transfer systems/programs.
Assist in planning, budgeting, laying out, and supervising minor construction projects or course additions.
Assist in interviewing, hiring, training, coaching, and developing team members.
Assist in conducting performance reviews and improvement plans.
Attend seminars, conferences, and educational opportunities and stay abreast of current industry standards.
Manage the golf course(s) in compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Layout and direct construction projects or course additions.
Plan and supervise the mowing, watering, and maintenance of golf courses and ensure golf course and team members are utilized with maximum efficiency.
Supervise the planting, fertilization, and maintenance of turf.
Generally, supervise the operation of an equipment repair shop.
Order supplies and materials within budgetary limitations.
Responsible for filing records of annual maintenance activities, including but not limited to, chemical and fertilizer applications as required by law.
Assist in making personnel and cost estimates for the annual budget and/or other maintenance projects.
Additional standards include an ability to maintain tees, fairways, greens, and appurtenances to the highest standards of golf course play including major national championships.
Prepare clear concise reports and annual budget estimates.
Maintain effective employee and public relations.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Required to stand and walk – Constantly
Required to push, pull, lift and/or move up to 50 pounds – Frequently
Exposed to extreme temperatures and inclement weather – Regularly
Exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals – Occasionally
Required to work days/nights, weekends, and holidays.
Required to stand for long periods of time (up to 9 hours).
Typical work hours – 5+ days/week, from sunrise to late afternoon
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Desert Mountain Club is one of the finest private residential communities in the world featuring world-class golf, indulgent amenities, and curated experiences. Located in the elevated foothills of the beautiful Sonoran Desert in North Scottsdale, Arizona, the club spans across 8,000 acres featuring:
Seven signature golf courses (six of which are Jack Nicklaus)
Seven unique restaurants - plus catering & events
An award-winning spa and fitness center
Tennis and pickleball courts
Dozens of hiking and biking trails
Luxury camping at The Ranch
Join this 5-Star Platinum Club of America and be a part of an exciting, challenging, and rewarding experience where we believe our teammates are our greatest asset and are committed to fostering a culture of care, respect, and positivity with a sincere focus on the safety, health, and professional growth of every teammate. If you’re looking to join an incredible team, then Desert Mountain is the place for you!