The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail @ Grand National is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Superintendent position. The Assistant Superintendent will assist in the management of the golf course, practice facility and clubhouse facilities in order to maintain the highest standards of excellence.
Knowledge of and experience with operation of turf equipment
Knowledge of irrigation, fertilizer application and chemical related applications
Certification in pesticide management preferred
Strong attention to detail, passion for excellence and a positive attitude
Must pass pre-employment drug test and be willing to submit to random testing throughout the term of employment.
Required Education: Associate degree (A.A.) in turfgrass management/golf course management or related field is required; four-year degree in horticulture or related field is preferred; three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Benefits: Robust benefits package that includes BCBS Medical as well as dental, vision, life, and disability insurance offerings. Additional benefits include 401k, paid time off and employee discounts.
Advancement opportunities available based on progress through comprehensive Management Development Program.
Additional Salary Information: Exempt (salary) position commensurate with experience.
About Sunbelt Golf Corp. RTJ Golf Trail @ Grand National
Grand National is a part of Alabama's Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, which consists of 11 different facilities throughout the state of Alabama. Both the Lake and Links courses at Grand National were ranked #2 & #9 respectively by Golfweek's "Best Courses You Can Play in Alabama" for 2020.
Grand National has played host to numerous professional and collegiate events, including the 2019 Symetra Tour's Zimmer Biomet Championship, 2015-2017 PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship, 2000 NCAA Men's Golf Champiionship, 1998 LPGA Tournament of Champions, 1997 NIKE Tour Championship and annually hosts the Auburn University Tiger Invitational.
The Facilities at Grand National include 36 holes of championship golf, an 18 hole par 3 course and practice facility. Current playing surfaces consist of Champion Bermudagrass, TifEagle and TifDwarf Bermudagrass greens, 419 Bermudagrass Tees, Fairways & Rough. Select tees and fairways are overseeded with perennial ryegrass in the winter. A greens renovation from bentgrass to TifEagle Bermudagrass as well as other course improvements are scheduled to be completed in early Fall 2021.