Weequahic Park Golf Course of Essex County, Newark, New Jersey
Weequahic Park Golf Course is one of three courses owned and operated by the Essex County Parks and Recreation Golf Division. Weequahic Park Golf Course was designed by Baltusrol Golf Club Professional George Low in 1913 and is the oldest public golf course in New Jersey.
The head assistant will be involved in all aspects of Golf Course Maintenance. Duties will include Pesticide and Fertilizer applications, Irrigation system operation and hand watering when necessary, Course Set Up, Crew Management, Small Project Oversight, and operation of all turf maintenance equipment. Maintenance and adjusting the cut of reel mowers will also be a responsibility. All overtime worked will be compensated for.
Weequahic Golf Course is seeking a Head Assistant who will assume all responsibilities of the Superintendent in his absence. We are seeking a team player who is willing to perform any task assigned, big or small. Employee will be required to help out with pesticide applications and aeration at our other two county courses.
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. NJ Pesticide Applicators License.
SALARY & BENEFITS:
$50,000 Annually with the opportunity to make an additional $10-$12k of overtime. After 5 years of employment, you could be making close to $80k with overtime. Union Membership in local IBEW 1158. Pension Plan, Paid Annual Vacation Leave, Paid Dental Insurance -Family, Golfing Privileges, Paid Health Insurance - Family, Paid Annual Sick Leave, GCSAAMembership Dues, Uniforms/clothing allowance, Paid Health Insurance, Paid Vision Insurance, Paid Dental Insurance.
SEND RESUME TO: Christopher Krno (Christopherkrno@gmail.com) + Tony Gordon