The Preserve Golf Club is looking for a highly motivated individual to work closely with the Golf Course Superintendent to provide championship course conditions to our private membership. Located within a 20,000 acre nature preserve just 2.5 miles inland from the Carmel, CA coast, the Preserve Golf Club is a premier club that has been ranked in Golf Digest's top 100 for the past 13 years running. Santa Ana bermudagrass fairways meet ryegrass roughs and A-4 bentgrass greens to provide exceptional playing surfaces that lead the way in sustainability and the movement towards warm season grasses in the California transition zone. With capital improvements including a practice facility and irrigation system renovation slated to begin in 2021, the Assistant Superintendent will be instrumental in propelling the Preserve Golf Club to the next level.
Minimum 3 years of experience working in the golf management industry
Excellent communication both verbal and written, with the ability to communicate effectively with staff, membership, and colleagues.
Be able to perform and train employees on all tasks related to golf course maintenance and safety
A strong desire and working towards advancing in the turf maintenance industry
Strong leadership skills with the focus of motivating, developing, and promoting staff
Basic understanding of the rules of golf
Through knowledge of pesticide usage and integrated pest management
Must possess a California Applicator's Certificate or have the ability to obtain one within 90 days of employment
Competent with fertilizers, equipment calibration, and applications
Willingness to work hands on with staff and do what is needed to get the job done
Enforce and follow rules, guidelines, and company policies
Thorough knowledge of irrigation practices, including daily adjustments, repairs, hand watering, and prudent water management.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Fuel for transportation
About The Santa Lucia Preserve
The Preserve is a 20,000 acre private community located just a few miles inland from Carmel-by-the-Sea. It boasts a Tom Fazio designed golf course that has been ranked among America's top 100 greatest courses in Golf Digest for 13 years running. The 18 holes have been carefully placed throughout 365 acres to offer a unique combination of physical challenge and California's dramatic natural environment.