ASSISTANT GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT
Weequahic Park Golf Course, Newark, New Jersey
Designed by famed Baltusrol Golf Professional George Low in 1913, Weequahic Park is the oldest public golf course in New Jersey. While Weequahic measures slightly under 6,000 yards, the course offers an ideal golf landscape and its small, undulating greens have a lot of character.
The head assistant will be involved in all aspects of Golf Course Maintenance. Duties will include pesticide and fertilizer applications, mowing, irrigation system operation, and hand watering, course set up, crew management, various cultivation practices, execution of small projects, tree work, operation of all turf maintenance equipment, employee training, equipment maintenance, drainage repair/installation, basic computer skills and general upkeep of maintenance facility.
We are seeking a hard-working, team player who is willing to perform any task assigned, big or small. The Assistant Superintendent will work side by side with the Superintendent with the planning daily, weekly, monthly and annual objectives to produce the best playing conditions possible. The Assistant will assume all responsibilities of the Superintendent in his absence. Our assistants will be required to help out with pesticide applications, aeration, and tournament preparation at our other two county courses when necessary.
-Two or Four-year degree in Turfgrass Management Program or related field.
-Three years of experience working on a golf course. Recent graduates who have done multiple internships will also be considered for the position.
-Possession of a valid driver's license and the ability to obtain an NJ pesticide license in 6 months. Applicants must be able to lift a minimum of
50lbs. A love for golf course architecture, turf conditions, and the game of golf, in general, are desired qualities.
SALARY & BENEFITS:
$50k (depending on experience) Annually with the opportunity to make an additional $10 - $20k in overtime. Overtime is paid at time and a half. Within 5 years of employment, you could be making $80-85k with overtime. Union Membership in local IBEW 1158. Pension Plan, Paid Sick and Paid Vacation, Health-Dental-Vision Family Insurance, Golf Privileges, Uniforms, and Association Dues. 1 week of vacation time in the summer allows for a
balance of work-life and personal time.
SEND RESUME TO:
Christopher Krno (Christopherkrno@gmail.com)