The Club at Spruce Peak is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of assistant superintendent at The Mountain Course. The assistant superintendent will be a professional individual with intentions of becoming a head superintendent while contributing to the ongoing success and improvements at The Mountain Course. The primary role of this position is to work directly with the other assistant superintendent in day to day maintenance and management. The Mountain Course is associated with Stowe Country Club as part of the 36-hole golf offering at The Club at Spruce Peak. Both golf courses are managed under the leadership of the Director of Agronomy. The Director of Agronomy makes recommendations and develops plans for daily operation but on course decisions will be left primarily to the two assistant superintendents. The assistant needs to be proficient in timely decision making, multi-tasking, crew leadership and knowledge of golf maintenance practices. The assistant superintendent will be required to assist and/or lead project work including drainage, irrigation, construction, etc. The two assistants will share responsibilities in managing the crew, job assignment, agronomic and cultural practices, chemical/fertilizer applications, and water management. Preference will be given to those that exhibit strong leadership traits and effective interpersonal skills.
The Mountain Course is a private resort golf club designed by Bob Cupp, opened in 2007. Bob Cupp was quoted “Once every few decades, a spectacular sight for golf appears. Such is the case at the foot of Mount Mansfield in Vermont. There may be no finer collection of short par fours anywhere in America.” The club sees approximately 5,000 rounds annually. A-4 bentgrass greens built to USGA specifications, L-93 bentgrass fairways, fescue/bluegrass tees. Central Toro Lynx irrigation control. The Mountain Course is situated throughout the mountainous terrain of northern Vermont, making it a very unique growing environment for turf. The golf course was the first in Vermont and third in New England to achieve certification in the Audubon International Signature Sanctuary program. Additionally, the golf course is certified as a “Green Links” in the Vermont Business Environmental Partnership program.
Additional Salary Information: 75% company paid health insurance, 401K with company contribution, vacation/leave, paid association dues, golf and summer recreation access (employee, spouse, dependents), Vail Epic Pass and winter recreation access (employee, spouse, dependents)
About The Club at Spruce Peak
The Mountain Course is located in Stowe, VT. It is nestled next to Vermont's highest peak, Mt. Mansfield. The golf course was designed by Bobb Cupp and opened for play in 2007. The golf course is part of a The Club at Spruce Peak membership and it also provides for The Lodge at Spruce Peak.