Under the direction of the Golf Course Superintendent supervise, train and direct golf course staff in the maintenance of all playing surfaces. Keep records of daily logs, chemical inventory, waterlogs and to-do lists. In the absence of the Superintendent, the Assistant Superintendent will be required to serve in the superintendent's capacity during his/her absence.
Essential Job Functions:
Assists in planning, supervising and participating in the maintenance of greens, tees and fairways; schedules work; supervises the employees and the use of equipment.
Instructs equipment operators on the operation and care of equipment; supervises pesticide applications and operates/calibrates pesticied application equipment; supervises and participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps, irrigation and drainage systems.
Assists in personnel management, evaluates, trains and disciplines as needed.
Promotes harmonious working relationships with employees and the golfing public.
Diagnosis turf, plant nutrition and pest control needs, fertilization and herbicides as well as documents appropriate record-keeping. Maintains compliance with all local, State and Federal laws pertaining to chemical storage, handling and disposal.
Oversees safety requirements, ensuring that all staff are properly trained in their areas as well as on all necessary equipment.
Assists in the prioritizing and preparing assignment of daily and weekly work schedules.
Assists in the construction and maintenance of the grounds and facilities.
Oversees and participates in repairs of broken lines or valves for irrigation system. Also assists in the planning and development of irrigation systems, including redesigns and modifications of existing irrigation system.
Directs staff and participates in the planting of new vegetation, the replacement, spraying, pruning and trimming of trees and shrubs; the preparation of soil plant beds for aesthetically pleasing arrangements and tending to high stress areas.
Supervises and assures preventative and corrective maintenance on all equipment.
Provides technical, operational and safety training for employees to ensure the staff is working within OSHA, city safety, state and federal guidelines for safe work conditions.
Assists in supervising and controlling expenses associated with maintenance operations, including payroll, supplies, chemical, fertilizer and equipment.
Work Hours: 40+ hours/week
Education: College education in turfgrass management or equivalent education and experience.
Technical: Three years minimum experience in a management role in golf operations.
Personal: Polite personality; enjoy working with and helping others; excellent communication skills; prompt; and able to work flexible hours when needed.
Pre-employment screenings: background checks and drug screening are required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Must be able to communicate/converse in English with the Superintendent and staff (both pro shop and golf course).
Present a positive attitude and professional image.
Be available to work during weekends and holidays.
Be available to frequently work for extended hours.
Maintain a valid Drivers and Pesticide License in the State of Utah.
Be able to work in an outdoor environment and be regularly exposed to weather conditions including summer heat and winter cold.
Demonstrate continual trustworthiness to handle golf course funds.
Understand and comply with all company policies and procedures.
Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume and reverences to Landon White (Superintendent) via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To be considered in the 1st review of applicants, submissions must be in by July 21, 2021 at 9:00AM.
Additional Salary Information: Eligible for comprehensive benefits including PTO; Health & dental insurance; 401K match, cellphone reimbursement and uniforms.
About Copper Rock Golf Course
Copper Rock Golf Course is a privately-owned 18-hole course with a premier driving range and is currently seeking a skilled and motivated individual to serve as the Golf Course Assistant Superintendent. Under the Golf Course Superintendent's supervision, this individual will assist in directing and participating in the full maintenance of the golf course, including tees, greens, fairways, cart paths, grounds, and other facilities.
Copper Rock is located in Hurricane, Utah and was opened to the public in February 2020. Copper Rock Golf Course is a 6,901- yard championship golf course and host of the 2021 LPGA Symetra Tour Copper Rock Championship and has plans to host this event in 2022 & 2023. Since our inception we have created an environment where golfers have come to expect a high quality course in friendly, relaxed atmosphere. The course’s maintenance operations includes 4 full-time managers and 14-18 regular crew members depending on the season.