2nd Assistant Superintendent, Assistant in Training, Assistant superintendent
The incumbent will work daily with the Superintendent, Senior Assistant, and Equipment Manager to orchestrate daily tasks as well as look ahead at long-term goals for the property. Needwood is a fast-paced environment where we thrive on working hard and having fun. The goal for us is to plan well and execute tasks efficiently to help maintain work-life balance.
Essential functions of this role include, but are not limited to, the following:
Day-to-day golf course management with some long-term planning including- planning and prioritizing everyday operation, application calibration and supervision of chemical/fertilizer applications, irrigation troubleshooting and repair, employee training and supervision, safety program implementation, environmental programs, clubhouse grounds maintenance, driving range maintenance, budget preparation.
Number of Holes: 27
Irrigation System: Rain Bird Nimbus II central, Flowtronex pump station (Renovated in 2020). A complete irrigation system replacement is planned to begin in the next 3-4 years.
Course Operation: Public
Greens: Bent/Poa – 11 sand and 19 pushup greens with drainage installed as needed over the years
Tees – Perennial Ryegrass/Poa annua
Fairways – Perennial Ryegrass/Poa annua
Montgomery County Government health, dental, vision, life insurance, Rx plan
401(a) 4% employee 8% employer contribution (mandatory and begins after 6 months)
457 Deferred Compensation plan available
Flexible Spending Account
Nine Paid holidays including your birthday and 3 floating holidays
Expenses involved in attending regional and local educational conferences
GCSAA/MAAGCS membership dues
Vacation: 80 hours/year, increases with tenure
Sick: 80 hours/year
Complimentary golf at nine local courses
Meals while on duty (seasonal)
A friendly attitude and willingness to learn is required. A combination of formal education and experience in a related field is highly desirable. Bilingual English/Spanish is helpful.
Additional Salary Information: This is an excellent opportunity for someone starting out their career in the golf industry. Will consider sponsoring tuition costs for the right candidate.
About Needwood Golf Course
Needwood Golf Course in Derwood Maryland sits within the Montgomery County Parks system and offers an 18 hole course that is challenging, very playable and well conditioned. Needwood also offers a 9 hole “executive course” that is an outstanding layout for the beginner or the experienced golfer looking to sharpen their short game. Our practice area offers a driving range, putting and chipping greens. Needwood sits not far from Washington, DC, it's history, museums and culture.