GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION OF CAPE COD

Employment Listings

If you would like to place a job posting on the website, please contact Julie Heston, Chapter Executive, at admin@gcsacc.org.  Job postings will remain on the website for 1 month unless otherwise specified.

  • April 20, 2021 10:05 AM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Company Name: Atlantic Golf & Turf

    Position Location: Eastern New England (Primary Focus Rhode Island)

    Position / Title: Territory Manager

    Facility Description: Atlantic Golf & Turf is an independent distributor of fertilizer, turf seed, and control products focusing on the continued agronomic success of its customers. Our team focuses on working hard, learning the science, and having Fun!  We encourage employees to get involved, share ideas, and collaborate within the industry to improve our customer experience. We pride ourselves on giving back every chance we get.

    Experience Desired: Established history of building agronomic consulting and sales relationships within the territory.

    Duties Description: We are looking for an experienced outside sales representative to work with a diverse turfgrass customer base in Rhode Island and surrounding territory. Markets include but are not limited to Golf, Lawn Care, and Sports Turf.

    Responsibilities include developing and implementing an agreed upon marketing plan that will:

    • Meet both personal and business goals of an expanding customer base.
    • Demonstrate technical product knowledge.
    • Sell consultatively and make recommendations to prospects and clients of the various solutions the company offers.
    • Develops leads through referrals and prospecting.
    • Special Skills: Pesticide Dealer license required. Positive attitude and desire to learn.  


    Compensation / Benefits: Very competitive salary plus bonus structure, Health, Dental, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Vehicle. We also support and encourage continuing education.

    Position Available: Immediately

    How to Apply: Interested qualified applicants should forward a cover letter and resume via e-mail to the address below;

    Apply To: career@atlanticgolfandturf.com

    Please call with any questions
    Chris Cowan – 413-530-5040
    Scott Mackintosh – 774 551-6083

  • April 12, 2021 1:23 PM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Job Summary
    Assists with the maintenance of the golf course and helps lead our team toward constant improvement alongside pristine conditioning. The Club has an exciting Master Plan in place with architect, Kyle Franz- construction will begin in the Fall of 2022. This applicant will be exposed to all facets of a golf course restoration during the length of this project.

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Plant Science or an Associate's degree from a two-year Turfgrass Management Program
    • Good skill set with Irrigation systems and Turf Health applications. Previous experience on a golf course required
    • Desire to succeed in the golf industry with goals of becoming a Golf Course Superintendent

    Core Competencies

    • Understands the rules of golf and the maintenance practices required for premier conditioning
    • Strong leadership, problem-solving and decision-making skills

    Job Tasks

    • Training the staff of the proper techniques of Course Maintenance
    • Assists in construction, maintenance and renovations on the golf course
    • Application of proper fertilizers and protectants for all managed plant material
    • Organizes all storage of materials used to maintain the golf course
    • Direct involvement with Greensight drone imagery and underground moisture sensors
    • Diagnose and repair, problems associated with drainage and irrigation systems
    • Maintain safe working conditions based on company safety policies
    • Ensures maintenance facilities are organized and efficiently prepared
    • Conducts other appropriate tasks assigned

    Compensation and Benefits

    • $20-$25/ hour plus overtime
    • Health, Dental, 401K match
    • Meals
    • Uniforms; including rain gear and shoe allowance
    • National and Local dues paid
    • Attendance to chapter, regional and national events

    Licenses and Special Requirements

    • Massachusetts Pesticide Applicators License (or within 6 months of hire)
    • Valid driver’s license

    Send resume to Ryan Walsh at rwalsh@woodsholegolfclub.com

  • April 09, 2021 12:00 PM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    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. Supervises and assist in the maintenance and repair of motorized and other mechanical equipment. The assistant superintendent may serve in the superintendent’s capacity during his/her absence.

    Typical Functions:

    Assists in the planning and supervising the maintenance of greens, tees, fairways, roughs, bunkers, and other landscape areas.  Schedule’s work supervises the employees, and the use of equipment.

    Instructs equipment operators on the operation, care of mowing.

    Applies pesticides, fertilizers and takes care of sprayer to ensure proper application of pesticides and fertilizers and keeps accurate records.

    Participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps, irrigation system, and drainage systems. Able to repair Toro 670, 730, and 800 series sprinklers.

    Assists in personal management and evaluation, employee safety, discipline and may also modify the daily work schedule based on professional interpretation.

    Employment Standards:
    Working knowledge of the maintenance of golf course tees, fairways, greens; the seeding and maintenance practices for golf course turf; the planting, cultivating, pruning, and caring for plants, shrubs and trees; the characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners; herbicides and pest control methods and materials; drainage control methods; and irrigation system, including wells, pumps and automatic controls. Ability to schedule, supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of workers and equipment; to prepare clear and concise reports; and to maintain effective employee and public relations.

    Possession of a valid driver's license.

    Required to have a current Massachusetts pesticide applicator license or obtain one within sixty days.

    Must have a minimum of two years of golf course maintenance experience and a turf certificate.

    Salary:  $28 per hour plus overtime.

    Benefits:  75% employer 25% employee Health Insurance , 401k, vacation and sick time, golfing privileges.

    Sharon is a ten-hole private club with driving range and chipping area located in Sharon Massachusetts. In 2020 a new clubhouse opened, over two thousand feet of paved cart path was installed. Projects in the works include adding an extension to the third green, a central control for the irrigation system.

    Please email cover letter and resume to Paul Doherty pdoherty@sharoncountryclub.com
  • April 06, 2021 10:14 AM | Julie Heston (Administrator)
    The Bay Club
    Mattapoisett, Massachusetts
    www.bayclubmatt.com

    Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

    The Bay Club:
    The Club encompasses 625 acres (with 300 acres of adjacent conservation land) of which the country club and golf course occupy 200 acres located in the small shoreline community of Mattapoisett. The community and club are proud to be a Certified Silver Audubon International Signature Sanctuary with championship golf, (4) lighted Har-tru Tennis courts and (2) lighted Paddle Courts, an outstanding sports and fitness complex, junior Olympic swimming pool and year-round fine dining.

    Golf Course and Practice Facility Description:
    The course opened for play on July 1, 2004. The golf course was designed by Brad Faxon and partner Brad Booth of Faxon/Booth Golf Design. The course boasts multiple tee boxes with generous fairways and large bent grass greens. In addition to the 18 holes of championship golf covering 200 acres, the practice facility is 320 yards long allowing dual use from each end, (1) putting green, (1) Himalayan putting green (long, lots of slope) used for juniors and family fun and a Faxon designed short game area. To reduce practice tee turf wear, the club also has a new synthetic turf available for use. The Club is currently in the final phases of planning for an irrigation system replacement with work tentatively scheduled to begin in fall of 2022.

    Position Summary:
    We are seeking a highly motivated Assistant Superintendent who is looking to take the next step in their career with the ultimate goal of becoming a Head Superintendent. We are looking for someone to work side by side our crew of 20 employees to help provide our members with the best playing conditions possible. We provide a positive work environment with a reasonable work/life balance. Attention to detail and constant improvement is the foundation to our success.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Work hand in hand with the superintendent to develop and implement an agronomic program.
    • Create implement daily maintenance schedules.
    • Recruit, train, and supervise a staff of 20 in season.
    • Supervise, record, and participate in fertilizer and chemical applications (We are currently using Playbooks chemical app program).
    •  Communicate with the equipment manager to ensure needed equipment is ready for use.
    • Ensure equipment is cleaned and stored properly.
    • Involved in the daily course setup and inspection.
    • Assist in water management; irrigation scheduling, monitoring (TDR), hand watering with the goal of a firm turf is healthy turf.
    • Involved in budget development, implementation, and capital equipment procurement.

    Education & Experience Requirements:

    • Certificate, 2- or 4-year degree, in turf or related field preferred.
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a 2nd assistant or AIT at a similar level club preferred.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • A passion for the game of golf, a desire to play and a general understanding of the rules.
    • Valid Driver’s License.

    Job Benefits

    • $55-68k Annual salary BOE
    • Holiday Bonus
    • Health Insurance, Earn Time Off & Paid Sick Time
    • Cell Phone Reimbursement
    • Life Insurance
    • Uniforms, Golfing Privileges


    Date Job is Available:
    ASAP

    Please apply via email to Patrick Meehan, GCS at pmeehan@bayclubmatt.com.

    The Bay Club
    Mattapoisett, Massachusetts
    www.bayclubmatt.com


  • April 01, 2021 1:34 PM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    ASSISTANT GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT
    Town of North Kingstown, Rhode Island


    Town of North Kingstown, RI (population under 30,000) seeks experienced individual for position of Assistant Golf Course Superintendent. Under Superintendent’s supervision individual directs and participates in maintenance of Golf Course area, including but not limited to tees, greens, fairways, driving range and cart paths, as well as the maintenance building and clubhouse landscaping.  Individual effectively and efficiently manages a crew of 6-10, scheduling their tasks and use of equipment.  Individual is responsible for: fertilizer and pesticide applications/and/or operating and calibrating pesticide application equipment; participating in operation of maintenance of pumps and drainage and irrigation systems.  Individual assists with maintenance and repair of motorized and mechanical equipment and removal of snow and salt applications at clubhouse and maintenance facilities.  Individual prepares concise reports and maintains effective employee and public relations.

    Candidates should have: Turfgrass Management Certificate and/or Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred; 2-4 years Golf Course experience in managerial role; possession of valid driver’s license; possession or be able to obtain current State 3B certification or licensing as pesticide applicator; proficiency in computer use and knowledge of Microsoft and other applications; knowledge of rules of the game of Golf.

    Salary:  $46,110, plus benefits.  Application period closes April 15, 2021.

    Submit application and resume to:  Town Manager’s Office. 100 Fairway Drive, North Kingstown, RI 02852

    EOE

  • March 31, 2021 11:00 AM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    White Cliffs Country Club and Community Association is an exclusive golf and resort style Country Club situated on Cape Cod Bay. The Community boasts ocean views of Cape Cod Bay, an award winning landscape, a tournament conditioned private golf course, state of the art Har-Tru clay tennis courts, and 1500 linear feet of private beach front property.  All of this makes White Cliffs an amazing place to work.  

    If you are self-motivated, enjoy working outdoors, and have a desire to work in a team oriented environment, White Cliffs will offer you the challenge to learn as much as you like; the ability to work with state of the art equipment, and  a friendly team oriented environment.

    White Cliffs Country Club and Community Association is seeking an experienced Landscape Supervisor to oversee the maintenance operation, and upkeep of our community landscape operation and 358 upscale housing units, irrigation system, 4 clay tennis courts, and beach front property.  This position will be a key role as one of our agronomy team members, being the main point of contact for all things Landscape. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter that relishes the opportunity to take ownership of their position, ensuring the efficient operation of the landscape program.

    Responsibilities:

    • Ability to maintain strong relationships with residents and board members to ensure longevity of  the Department
    • Generate ideas, estimate, propose and sell value added enhancement projects to better improve the function and aesthetics of the properties
    • Work closely with Operations to coordinate a diverse mix of maintenance and enhancement work within your portfolio
    • Procure materials and supplies for your crews and residents as necessary
    • Responsible for financial management of portfolio including timely and accurate billings and time logs
    • Complete, process and approve paperwork with high accuracy for crew time sheets, materials receipts, and subcontractor invoices
    • Quality control for all work in your assigned portfolio
    • Ensure tennis courts are in tournament conditions at all times.

    General Requirements:

    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with complete landscape operations and client interaction
    • Exceptional level of detail with a willingness to learn and blend with a division high on culture and teamwork
    • Customer service oriented and drive to maintain a community of highly satisfied customers
    • Exceptionally high standard for safety
    • Strong written and oral communication
    • High level of professionalism and the ability to represent the White Cliffs Community within the community and in the public eye
    • Computer proficient with experience in the Microsoft Office suite and ability to learn and utilize other programs as necessary
    • Snow removal experience
    • Irrigation system knowledge
    • Preferred degree in Plant Science, Horticulture, Arboriculture, Soil Science, Landscape Contracting, Landscape Architecture, Forestry, Turf, Biology, Plant Pathology, Plant Physiology or equivalent field experience

    Compensation and Benefits:

    • Industry leading compensation
    • Full benefits including health, and dental, insurance ; 401k and match, bonus program, paid time off, local and national conferences, and uniforms

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $70,000-$80,000

    Benefits:

    • 401(k)
    • 401(k) matching
    • Company car
    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Paid time off

    Schedule:
    Monday to Friday with the occasional weekend shift required

    Contact:
    Lianne Larson, Director of Operations lianne@Whitecliffscc.com
    White Cliffs Country Club and Community Association
    1 East Cliff Drive
    Plymouth, MA 02360
    508-888-0793 ext.100

  • March 31, 2021 10:54 AM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Brewster seeks qualified candidates for the position of Golf Maintenance Foreman for the Captains Golf Course.

    Position is responsible for supervising and assisting the golf course maintenance staff in the care and maintenance of two town owned 18 hole golf courses.

    Duties include, but are not limited to: supervises work crews engaged in the maintenance of the golf course; assists in scheduling projects and work assignments; assists in the maintenance of the irrigation and draining systems; sprays pesticides on greens, tees, fairways, and roughs; operates hydraulic equipment.

    High School diploma required, Associates Degree, or higher, in Turf Management or related field preferred; additional training in horticulture or agronomy desirable. Minimum 5 years’ experience in golf course maintenance and 1 year supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Hoisting & Category 37 Pesticide licenses required.

    Full-time, Grade 7 OPEIU Union position with a starting pay range of $26.05 - $29.83 p/h.

    Please submit cover letter, resume, and Town employment application to:  Susan Broderick, employment@brewster-ma.gov.

    Deadline 4pm on 4/15/21. Job description, click here.  EEO/AA


  • March 30, 2021 10:23 AM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    White Cliffs Country Club and Community Association is seeking an Irrigation Specialist to oversee the maintenance, operation, and upkeep of the irrigation system and pump stations for our 18 hole golf course and 358 upscale housing units.  This position will be a key role as one of our agronomy team members, being the main point of contact for all things irrigation. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter that relishes the opportunity to take ownership of their position, ensuring the efficient operation of the irrigation program with limited supervision.

    Essential job duties:
    • Perform routine preventative maintenance on the irrigation system and pumps
    • Daily monitoring and record keeping of water usage at pump stations
    • Operate, program, and troubleshoot field controllers
    • Maintain up-to-date inventory of parts and supplies
    • Identify turf areas that are too wet or dry, and make adjustments as needed
    • Other duties as assigned

    Salary and benefit information:
    • $18-$21 per hour based on experience
    • Health/Dental insurance options, 401(k) with company match, PTO, Uniforms, Golf privileges, company issued shirts, sweat shirts and rain gear.

    White Cliffs is an exclusive golf and resort style Country Club situated on Cape Cod Bay. The Community boasts ocean views of Cape Cod Bay, an award winning landscape, a tournament conditioned private golf course, state of the art Har-Tru clay tennis courts, and 1500 linear feet of private beach front property.  All of this makes White Cliffs an amazing place to work.  

    If you are self-motivated, enjoy working outdoors, and have a desire to work in a team-oriented environment, White Cliffs will offer you the challenge to learn as much as you like; the ability to work with state of the art equipment, and a friendly team oriented environment.

    To apply, please send resume to:
    Lianne@whitecliffscc.com White Cliffs Country Club and Community Association, 1 East Cliff Dr., Plymouth, MA 02360

  • March 26, 2021 11:20 AM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Poquoy Brook Golf Club, Lakeville, MA
    Golf Course Turf Technician

    Opportunity for an experienced candidate to take a leadership role in the golf course maintenance department. Candidate must possess a MA pesticide applicator license (or ability to obtain one within the first 45 days), valid driver's license and a demonstrated ability to effectively supervise staff.

    Individual will work closely with Golf Course Superintendent on all aspects of golf course maintenance. Individual will be relied upon to train, supervise and help run the day to day operations of the grounds team. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills with an emphasis on communication with team and club management and a strong focus on service and hospitality standards.

    Responsibilities will also include, but are not limited to, watering, irrigation repair, chemical and fertilizer applications, course set-up, tree management, drainage improvements, equipment repair and maintenance.

    Full time long seasonal position

    Pay: From $18.00 per hour

    To apply, please send resume to John LeClair, Golf Course Superintendent

    Email:  jlwcc1@aol.com;  Cell:  401-265-7904

  • March 22, 2021 12:28 PM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Facility Description: The Sankaty Head Golf Club is a private 18 hole links course designed by Emerson Armstrong in 1921. It is located on Nantucket Island, 30 miles of the coast of Cape Cod. Jim Urbina Golf Design has lead a restoration over the last several years which has brought Sankaty back to being one of the best links course in America. Sankaty will be hosting the 2021 USGA Mid-Am in September.

    Description:  We are seeking a candidate that is self-motivated, detailed oriented, and a team player with a positive attitude. The assistant will work closely with the superintendent to provide the best playing conditions for Sankaty members and guests.

    The ideal candidate will have excellent work ethic, positive attitude, and the ability to lead a team. They must also have experience in project management, course renovation, irrigation use and repair, application of pesticides and fertilizer, and the ability to mentor seasonal staff. Experience with Rain bird decoder system a plus. Must have or obtain Massachusetts Category 37 within 30 days of hire.

    Education Level Required: Certificate or a 2-4 year degree in turf or related field 

    Compensation/Benefits:

    • $60,000
    • Health insurance
    • 401k with employer match
    • Free housing
    • Meals
    • Uniform allowance
    • Golf

    This candidate must have the willingness and drive to become a golf course superintendent.

    How to Apply:  Please send resume to C.J. Penrose, Golf Course Superintendent at cpenrose@sankatyheadgc.com

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