Plainfield Country Club, Edison, NJ
1591 Woodland Ave., Edison, NJ 08820
Plainfield CC is a top 100 facility designed by Donald Ross in 1916 and remains one of his finest intact golf courses. The club is committed to the preservation of Ross' vision and continues to consult with Gil Hanse regarding changes and enhancements to the golf experience. Plainfield is committed to continual improvement and funds numerous projects and equipment replacement annually. We have hosted two PGA Playoff events, numerous national and regional majors and will host the Met Amateur this July.
The position reports to the Golf Course Superintendent and Senior Assistant and will assist in managing the Green and Ground operation in a safe, efficient and enjoyable environment for the membership, their guests and other staff members. Candidates will be provided training and career mentorship in high-end golf maintenance operations and must be passionate about learning, growing and becoming a leader in the golf industry.
Daily activities will include:
--Setup of the golf course
--Application of plant protectants and fertilizers in a safe and environmentally responsible manner with GPS controlled equipment
--Operate and maintain a Rainbird irrigation system
--Manage water applications
--Assist in numerous improvement projects throughout the year, to include extensive bunker renovations and stream channel restoration in fall of 2021
Candidates must have or be working towards a degree or certificate in turfgrass management. Spring or fall 2021 graduates will be considered and welcome to apply. Must be able to obtain NJ pesticide applicator's license within 90 days of hire.
$55-62,000/year salary. Medical benefits, 401K retirement with employer match, meals, uniforms, golf privileges, dues for GCSAA and GCSANJ, local educational seminars. Assistants typically work every third weekend (one on, two off). Opportunities to volunteer for national competitions will be available.