Eligible for 8% bonus of annual salary paid in quarterly installments
Health insurance - dental, vision, medical
Housing with utilities available immediately
401K with company automatically contributing 3% and then will match up to an additional 3%
Company will pay up to $5,000 annually towards continued education
Union League University professional development
Internal Number: 3
The Union League Golf Club located in Philadelphia, PA is looking to mentor and advance a self-driven professional within our unique culture and agronomy team as an Assistant Superintendent. The focus of the position will be on the daily maintenance and maturation of our new Par 3 golf course, and also daily operations of our 18-hole Donald Ross-designed golf course.
Our Turf Team at Union League is comprised of a cohesive group of motivated professionals that inspired to become Golf Course Superintendents. Director of Agronomy, Scott Bordner and Golf Course Superintendent, Andrew Dooley, take our team's success and progressive growth in the industry very seriously. We have had 2 Assistants move into Superintendent positions in the last 12 months at top-tier facilities on the East Coast, creating internal upward movement.
Providing an atmosphere to "grow and go" our professionals in the industry is our top priority!
The position is available to start on January 8th, 2024.
WHAT CAN UNION LEAGUE GOLF CLUB DO FOR YOU?
Build your network and professional skills as the country's #1 city club and industry leader in all club, hospitality, and golf operations.
Provide a premier learning environment with state-of-the-art facilities, 3 golf courses, programs, and mentorship, as the average tenure of a Union League employee is 18 years.
Integrate into a team culture that is based on professional development, creativity, innovation and trust across all departments. Learn the ins and outs of a modern-day championship golf course with USGA-spec putting greens, and bentgrass playing surfaces.
Accelerate your career advancement in a fast-paced environment that caters to world-class member experiences with 4,500 members and a waitlist at three separate golf campuses. At Union League Golf Club at Torresdale, we host 20,000-22,000 annual rounds per year.
Provide growth opportunities as The Union League of Philadelphia has devised a 10-year master plan to invest more than $100 million into facilities.
SUCCESS TRAITS OF INDIVIDUAL:
A team player and self-motivated with a passion for maintaining Member – Guest conditions on a day-in and day-out basis.
Desires to be an active mentor for others, and wants to take ownership in developing short and long-term goals for the operation.
Highly attentive to details, and improves efficiencies and overall performance of the operation.
Passionate about the game of golf, and have a "can do" attitude to grow in their roles.
INITIAL PRIORITIES OF THE POSITION:
Learn the culture - ensures the proper training and evaluation of their staff to deliver the best possible member experience.
Helps finalize construction and growth of new Par 3 golf course.
Leads daily operations from cultural practices, applications, daily operations, and crew management.
Desires to accelerate their career specifically as it relates to crew management, project management and working for a premier club culture.
Participates in administrative and human resource functions for staff including interviewing, and training. Develops, manages, and directs a specific training program for all grounds equipment operators.
Enforces appropriate safety regulations with regard to equipment operation and chemical application. Maintains appropriate licenses and certifications as required by law. Maintains accurate records.
9 Hole Par 3 Course opens in spring 2024. Warm season (Tahoma 31 Bermudagrass) fairways and tees, bentgrass (L93XD, Coho, Piranha) USGA variable depth greens.
Golf learning center slated for construction in 2024-2025.
Phase 1 maintenance (new offices, break room, locker room, equipment storage) facility completed in 2022.
Phase 2 maintenance includes state-of-art plant management facility, equipment wash building, fuel station, material storage and equipment storage) slated for construction in 2026-2027.
1920 - 18 hole Donald Ross Championship Golf Course with Master Plan guidance from Andrew Green. Anticipating complete restoration slated for 2028-2029.
The Union League of Philadelphia, founded in 1862 as a patriotic society to support the Union, entered into the world of golf in 2014 with the purchase of The Union League Golf Club at Torresdale, formerly Torresdale-Frankford Country Club. In 2018, following an overwhelmingly positive reception from the membership, the League decided to expand the footprint of golf to the Jersey Shore by purchasing Union League National Golf Club, formerly Sand Barrens Golf Club. Ever expanding, in 2021 the League purchased Union League Liberty Hill, formerly the Ace Club and Conference Center. With three unique properties, the League is committed to offering our members an unparalleled golf experience through diverse programming and exceptional amenities
2-4 years of progressive experience in the turfgrass maintenance industry with at least 1 year of supervisory experience
High School Diploma with certificate or degree in Turfgrass Science or comparable program
Must obtain and maintain a PA Pesticide Applicator’s License 90 days following hire date