2nd Assistant Superintendent, Chemical Technician, Spray Technician
Oakridge Country Club is a private, member owned 18-hole golf course designed by William F. Bell and William Neff. The Club opened in 1957 and has 400 members. In 2019 a new irrigation system was installed, consisting of new pump house, HDPE pipe, Toro infinity heads, Toro VP satellites and Toro Lynx central control. Additionally, in 2019 Oakridge rebuilt the driving range tee and designed and built a 4-acre practice facility which consists of 4 T1 Bent greens. In the spring of 2016 Oakridge completed a project to clean ponds, expand irrigation water storage and improve the design of the water features. The Club has a 2013 Smithco Spray Star for primary applications with a 200-gallon Toro sprayer as backup. Oakridge Country Club is the 2021 host of the Korn Ferry Utah Championship a PGA Tour sanctioned event. The Utah Championship has been held at Oakridge since 2017.
Responsibilities: The 2nd Assistant Superintendent/ Chemical and Fertilizer Specialist will be involved in and assist the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent in all aspects of golf course management. Specific emphasis will be on the application of chemicals, fertilizers and plant protectants. Other duties and responsibilities may include monitoring golf course playing conditions, small project management, assisting with equipment maintenance, seasonal employee training and supervision and performing other tasks in daily course preparation as needed.
College level training in turfgrass management or related field is desired but not required
Golf course maintenance experience required
Possession of or the ability to obtain an applicators license for the State of Utah
Knowledge of turfgrass diseases and the ability to scout and identify problems
Knowledge of fertilizer and chemical application equipment including calibration
Strong record keeping skills with the ability to read and understand product labels
Ability to present a clean and safe work environment
Flexibility to work a limited amount of overtime
Flexibility to work weekends and varying schedules during the work week
Additional Salary Information: •This is a 12-month full time position
•Hourly wage from $15 + depending on qualifications
•Other benefits include employee medical and dental insurance, vacation and time off, 401-K retirement plan, bonus, uniforms, golfing privileges, association dues
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