The assistant golf course superintendent reports directly to the golf course superintendent. Under the superintendent's supervision, the assistant superintendent directs and participates in the maintenance of the golf course tees, greens, fairways, rough, landscaped areas. The assistant golf course superintendent will be responsible for the direct supervision of the crew and being in charge for managing a weekend. A self motivating individual, team leader, being able to diagnose turf problems, and some mechanical knowledge is necessary to be an integral part of the Agronomy team.
Warm season grass experience a plus
Possession of a valid driver's license
May require current state certification or licensing as a pesticide applicator
Knowledge of basic math, spray equipment calibration, safety oriented
Plan, organize, manage and supervise daily tasks implemented by the superintendent
Perform other duties as requested
Working knowledge of the maintenance of golf course tees, fairways and greens; planting, cultivating, pruning, and caring for plants, shrubs, and trees; characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners; herbicides and pest control methods and materials; drainage control methods; irrigation control system setup, troubleshooting, and repairs
Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of workers and equipment; prepare clear and concise reports; maintain effective employee and public relations; being able to communicate to your team and satisfying member requirements
Work is primarily outdoors with some indoor exposure. Potential exposure to sharp and rapid equipment movement, sharp utensils, harmful chemicals, and/or being exposed to flying golf balls
About Golf Club of the Everglades
Golf Club of the Everglades is a 18 hole private golf club only, designed by famed architect Rees Jones in 2000 and renovated in 2016 with Tifeagle greens, Tifgrand collars, and Celebration bermuda on the 150 acre highly maintained turf property. Renovations for Summer 2021 include collars and eradication of common bermudagrass along with future improvements expected.