Overview

Duties:

  • Through communication with the Superintendent as well as personal observations the Assistant Superintendent prepares and executes a daily schedule
  • Monitors staff performance, documents necessary observations, monitors quality and quantity of work and provides input to staff
  • Ensures a safe and clean work environment for all employees by enforcing OSHA and EPA regulations and federal and state laws
  • Supervises and participates in the set up and monitoring of irrigation system, pump station and all necessary inventories
  • Scouts the golf course on a regular basis for insect, weed, and disease problems. Diagnose any observations and take corrective action after discussion with Superintendent unless situation dictates otherwise
  • Develops, implements and trains golf course employees on departmental policy and training manuals
  • Provides orientation to new employees on departmental policy
  • Coordinates, schedules, and inspects projects performed by outside vendors. Communicates with the Superintendent when any changes or delays occur other than scheduled
  • Competent with irrigation management for cool season turf varieties
  • Develops and maintains complete record documentation for the golf course operation in conjunction with the Golf Course Superintendent
  • Provides input on projects, staff development, employee evaluations, discipline and termination issues and wage increases
  • Assists with applicant interviews and Human Resource issues with the department
  • Attends seminars and workshops for continued professional growth and development
  • Receives and makes suggestions for improvements to procedure, equipment, etc
  • Should be familiar with office related computer software such as Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Serves as departmental liaison between other departments and committees, e.g. Safety
  • Complete and submit monthly Highlights Report to Superintendent and Director
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Associate Degree or Certificate in Turfgrass Science or related field from an accredited college, BS Degree preferred
  • Minimum of two years experience at an assistant level and a total of five years experience in golf course maintenance
  • Total familiarity with calibration procedures for all applicable turf equipment such as sprayers and spreaders
  • Ability to write reports and attend meetings at intervals. Confident and conversant with all areas of course maintenance
  • Must be able to competently operate all pieces of turf maintenance equipment as well as train and select employees for their proper use
  • In conduct and department, the assistant should set an example for the staff
  • Possess a Georgia Pesticide Applicators License in Category 24
  • Ability to lead and motivate staff

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Paid time off: 2 weeks of Vacation at time of hire, sick, personal days, and 10 holidays after 90 days
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Flexible spending and health savings accounts
  • LTD and STD
  • Employee discounts: food, retail merchandise, boat rentals
  • Golf privileges


Experience

Required

  • 2 + years as an Assistant Superintendent

Preferred

  • 5 + years of golf course maintenance experience

Education

Preferred

  • Associates or better

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • Pesticide GA Cat 24

Motivations

Preferred

  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility