GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION OF CAPE COD

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  • March 03, 2021 10:32 AM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Facility Name: Eastward Ho!

    Facility Location: 325 Foxhill Road Chatham, Massachusetts 02633

    Position / Title: 2nd Assistant

    Facility Description:
    Eastward Ho! is a private, nationally ranked 18-hole Herbert Fowler design located on the coastline of Cape Cod in Chatham, Massachusetts. Built in 1922 the course encompasses 130 acres situated directly on a pristine 1.5 mile stretch of Atlantic Ocean shorefront. The classic Fowler design boasts unique architecture that follows the topography of glacial moraines and is considered one of the finest links style golf courses in the World.

    The Second Assistant is a key position that works closely with the Superintendent and has active involvement in all aspects of turf maintenance.  The position requires a professionally driven individual who operates with the highest expectations and efficiencies. Strong organizational skills and experience with administrative tasks and responsibilities are required. The Assistant must be capable of leading a seasoned crew through projects, applications, and daily operations. The successful candidate will be an individual who understands the requirements and demands of turf maintenance at a high-level private facility and who knows what it takes to be the best.

    Current rankings include: Golf Magazine – “Top 100 Courses in the U.S.” (#53), Golf Week – “Top 200 Classic 2020” (#42), Golf Club Atlas – “Custodians of the Game” (#65 [#26 in U.S.]), Golf Digest – “Best Golf Courses in Massachusetts” (#5).

    The successful candidate may look forward to being deeply involved in a number of career development highlights during the next one to four years, including: course preparation for a US Open qualifying event (May 2021), ongoing in-house restoration and improvement projects under the guidance of an internationally renowned architect, installation of a new state of the art irrigation system (2022-23).

    Experience Desired: Two years golf course experience.

    Special Skills:

    ⦁    Must be motivated by demanding work environment.
    ⦁    Must possess a strong work ethic and attitude.
    ⦁    2-year commitment.
    ⦁    Computer and organizational skills.

    Compensation / Benefits:

    ⦁    Highly competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
    ⦁    Onsite Housing at no charge
    ⦁    Health Insurance
    ⦁    401K
    ⦁    Paid vacation/sick & personal
    ⦁    Life insurance
    ⦁    Meals
    ⦁    Uniforms
    ⦁    Shoe allowance
    ⦁    Local chapter education
    ⦁    Meals
    ⦁    Golfing privileges
    ⦁    Bonus


    Education Level Required:

    ⦁    Must hold or must obtain, within 6 months of hire, a turf certificate, 2-year or 4-year degree.
    ⦁    Attend continuing educational turf seminars.
    ⦁    Must be able to obtain a spray license from the state of MA within 6 months of hire.
    ⦁    Must be able to obtain a hoisting license from the state of MA within 6 months of hire.
    ⦁    Acquire and maintain licenses by meeting education requirements.

    Date Position Available:  April 1st

    Apply To:  Fhancock@eastwardho.net


    How to Apply: Email cover letter, resume and references to Fhancock@eastwardho.net

    Date Posted: 3/2/2021


  • February 18, 2021 1:22 PM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Job Title: Assistant Superintendent
    Department: Hall of Fame Tennis Club
    Reports To: Superintendent
    Date: February 2021

    The Assistant Superintendent assist in the daily maintenance and grounds management of the International Tennis Hall of Fame Campus. The Assistant Superintendent will help manage and hire seasonal staff.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities

    • Assist Superintendent in all phases of the Grounds Maintenance, Agronomic Operations, budget management and personnel.
    • Assist in the care and maintenance of the grounds, ornamental plants, shrubs, and trees on the facility grounds.
    • Assist in the recruitment and supervision grounds staff.
    • Assist in the application and recording of chemical applications (fertilizers and pesticides) on the Club's grounds in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.
    • Assist Superintendent in controlling all maintenance expenses associated with Tennis Operations, including payroll, supplies, chemicals, and fertilizers.
    • Assist in development of annual operating budget and plans for maintenance and capital improvement projects.
    • Maintains records and completes required reporting. Order parts, supplies and equipment as needed.
    • Assist in Scheduling maintenance practices around play and tennis outings to maximize efficiency and minimize disruption to players.
    • Assist in management of all Vendor Relationships in conjunction with the grounds maintenance.
    • Perform necessary maintenance on all equipment and tools

    Experience Requirements

    • 3 Years as Assistant Superintendent or 1st Assistant Superintendent
    • Knowledge of management and maintenance of grass tennis courts or similar
    • Knowledge of use and operating standards of equipment and tools used in grass tennis facility management and maintenance work.
    • Skill in recruiting, supervising, training, monitoring, evaluating and motivating personnel.
    • Interpersonal skill to resolve conflict and work with supervisors, employees, members, and the general public.
    • Knowledge of safe use, mixing and application of chemicals and commercial products.
    • Knowledge of the game of tennis, tennis rules and methods of play.
    • Ability to anticipate personnel, equipment, and material requirements related to tennis facility maintenance and repair assignments.

    Compensation Package

    • $40,000+ Salary Based on Experience
    • Health + Dental Insurance
    • Vacation, Holiday, Personal and Sick Pay
    • Company Retirement Plan

    Please send resume and cover letter to Jon Bengtson, Superintendent, at jbengtson@tennisfame.com.

  • February 09, 2021 10:55 AM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Falmouth Country Club is a challenging 27-hole, year-round public golf course located in East Falmouth, MA. A championship 18 hole, par 72 "The Osprey Course", and a 9 hole, par 37 "Talon" course. Seeking a qualified and experienced individual to fill the role of mechanic.

    Position Requirements

    • 1-3 years Mechanic experience
    • Knowledge of small engine repair
    • Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely
    • Ability to inspect equipment and related component
    • Must be highly motivated, goal driven and self-starter
    • Must have the ability to follow verbal and written instructions


    Job Description

    • Conduct and effective preventative maintenance program in conjunction with operators to reduce mechanical failure and poor performance on all golf course equipment
    • Repair of all equipment and golf carts
    • Keep repair and maintenance records on all equipment
    • Inspect, diagnose and repair mechanical problems for all maintenance equipment
    • Set heights and sharpen blades on the cutting units. Make cuts, welds and braze as needed in repairing equipment and mowing units
    • Maintain a clean shop area and keep it orderly and efficient
    • Monitor gas and fuel levels in storage tanks
    • Assure proper disposal of all related hazardous materials
    • Perform other duties assigned by supervisor

     
    COMPENSATION:  Based on Experience  

    Benefits:                                

    • Health insurance
    • 401k
    • Golfing privileges
    • Uniforms provided


    EMAIL RESUME TO: Ry Mutti at Rmutti@falmouthcountryclub.com

  • February 05, 2021 11:05 AM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    Agawam Hunt is excited to announce the career opportunity of Assistant Club Superintendent. This position is available to be filled immediately.

    About the Club
    Founded in 1897, Agawam Hunt is one of the original 25 USGA Member Clubs. A family friendly, year-round club located minutes from downtown Providence, Agawam boasts some of the finest recreational facilities in New England, including a historic Donald Ross designed golf course.

    Assistant Club Superintendent
    Job Description


    The Assistant Club Superintendent reports directly to the Club 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. Assist in maintaining a championship 18-hole golf course and overall grounds maintenance for a 130-acre property. Duties will also include maintenance of 10 grass tennis courts, 4 HarTru clay courts, and landscaping around the clubhouse.

    Agawam Hunt is proud to be in partnership with The Nature Conservancy to manage and preserve our Golf Course in perpetuity. Under guidance from the Conservancy, we are committed to an environmental approach to maintenance that includes replantation of native species and lower water and chemical usage that preserves the integrity of our outstanding turf while also ensuring that our environment is safe for our members and the wildlife.

    Job Title: Assistant Club Superintendent
    Location: Agawam Hunt, 15 Roger Williams Avenue, Rumford RI 02916

    Position Requirements

    • The Assistant Superintendent(s) must possess a keen eye for detail with the ability to anticipate and problem solve as they arise.
    • 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.
    • A 2-year degree or 2-4 years golf course experience required.
    • Ability to obtain RI pesticide license 3B within 60 days of hire.


    Necessary Knowledge & Experience

    • 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.
    • Management of all crew members assignments.
    • Effectively and efficiently manage a crew of 10-14.
    • Must display effective training skills with newly hired employees to the industry.
    • Implement and enforce safety practices to ensure a safe work environment.
    • Assist with all chemical, fertilizer and top-dressing applications.
    • Must have knowledge of irrigation installation and repair.
    • Experience in golf course construction and renovation.
    • Knowledge of the game of golf, golf rules as well as golf etiquette.
    • Able to make quick thinking decisions.
    • Excellent communication abilities, including writing, speaking and active listening
    • Good planning skills, including design execution, resource allocation and contingencies
    • Organizational skills, including time management, delegation, prioritization and multitasking
    • Ability to perform heavy physical labor. May be required to work in an environment that includes such activities as bending, lifting, stooping, kneeling, climbing, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling and grasping for up to 5 hours without sitting. May need to lift up to 100 lbs. occasionally and up to 50 lbs. frequently.


    Salary
    Commensurate with experience

    Benefits

    • Local and national dues associations
    • Single health insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Golfing privileges
    • Uniforms provided
    • Meals provided while working


    Please send cover letter and resume to: Dan Bastille GCS at dbastille@agawamhunt.org

  • January 21, 2021 12:57 PM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

    WAVERLY OAKS GOLF CLUB, Plymouth, MA is a championship daily-fee facility designed by Brian Silva in 1998. The greens, tees and fairways are predominantly a bent/poa mix with RainBird irrigation. 

    WOGC is seeking a responsible, ambitious individual to join the maintenance crew team.  Under the supervision of the Superintendent and Assistant, the 2nd Assistant shall assist with conducting the daily operations of the maintenance program.   Responsibilities would include but not limited to all aspects of maintaining the golf course, clubhouse grounds and associated properties, course set-up, irrigation repair and installation, pesticide/fertilizer applications, routine equipment maintenance and snow removal.

    QUALIFICATIONS:    A turf management degree or certificate.  Two years prior golf course or turf grass maintenance experience.  MA pesticide licensed preferred.    

    COMPENSATION:    Competitive industry standard wages and benefits based on experience

    DEADLINE:        3/1/21

    EMAIL RESUME TO:    Eric E. Newell, CGCS
    enewell@waverlyoaksgc.com
    508-224-1908        

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