GOLF COURSE ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT
Armitage Golf Club
800 Orrs Bridge Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Hours of Work:
The Golf Course Assistant Superintendent will work a forty hour week with a flexible schedule to include holidays, weekends and overtime as assigned by supervisor. The employee shall receive 1/2 hour for lunch, not paid. The Golf Course Assistant Superintendent will be on call during emergencies.
Place of Work:
The Golf Course Assistant Superintendent is based at the Armitage Golf Club Maintenance Building, 800 Orr’s Bridge Road, Mechanicsburg
The Golf Course Assistant Superintendent is responsible for, both independently and through supervision of assigned staff, providing an effective and efficient high-quality maintenance program for Armitage Golf Club. Golf Course Assistant Superintendent will assume the responsibilities of the Golf Course Superintendent in his/her absence.
Operates all types of golf course maintenance equipment necessary for grooming and maintenance of the Armitage Golf Club in a safe, effective and efficient manner. Constructs, maintains and repairs all types of physical features of the golf course, including fairways, greens, tees and bunkers. Operates, maintains and repairs the course irrigation system. Applies pesticides, fertilizers, topdressing, topsoil, sand, mulch, seed and sod. Cuts cups on greens, moves tee markers, repairs divots, ball marks and plugs. Assists with the supervision of maintenance personnel to include responsibility for the quality/quantity of their work and completion of work schedules and assignments in a timely fashion. Observes and assists with enforcing all rules and regulations to ensure a safe facility for customers and a safe working environment for maintenance employees. Participates in training of assigned maintenance personnel working at the golf course and provides input to the Golf Course Superintendent concerning employee evaluations. Repairs or reports any faulty safety devices and promptly reports any safety concerns or suggestions to supervisor. Provides budget recommendations to the Golf Course Superintendent. Participates in snow removal as needed.
Qualifications: Graduate of two or four year Turf program or five (5) years equivalent experience. Pesticide Applicator's License with Category (7), Lawn and Turf or ability to obtain within six months. Working understanding of turf grass, turf grass pests, chemicals and the equipment needed to maintain turf grass. Ability to understand and follow directions, lead and supervise staff in an effective/efficient manner, communicate clearly and concisely in both verbal and written form, work with pro shop staff, restaurant staff and the public in a positive, polite, effective manner. Ability to perform manual tasks or operate equipment for extended periods in adverse weather conditions and lift objects up to 50 pounds waist high.
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential functions of this position, the level of knowledge and skills typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.
Please visit Website. www.armitagegolfclub.com
Please call or e-mail with questions: (717) 725-0250
John Alexander, Golf Course Superintendent