Copper River Country Club, a private Club located in beautiful Fresno, CA, is currently seeking a skilled and motivated individual to serve as Assistant Golf Course Superintendent. Interested individuals should submit resume and references via email to the HR Director firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To be considered in the 1st review of applications. Submissions must be in by October 25, 2021 at 9:00AM.
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.
Essential job responsibilities will include:
Assists in planning, supervising, and participating in the maintenance of greens, tees and fairways; schedules work; supervises the employees and use of the equipment.
Instructs equipment operators on the operation and care of equipment; supervises pesticide applications and operates/calibrates pesticide 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 club members.
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 that 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, chemicals and fertilizers & equipment.
A successful applicant will be a hard-working individual with 3-years of experience as an Assistant, a 2-year Degree or Certificate in Turf Management (or related field, like agronomy, horticulture, plant science, soil science) or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Applicants must be able to communicate/converse in English with the Superintendent and staff (both golf course & pro shop); present a positive attitude and a professional image; be available for work on weekends and holidays; be available to sometimes work for extended hours; be able to work in an outdoor environment and be regularly exposed to weather conditions including summer heat and winter cold; and understand and comply with all company policies and procedures.
2-year Degree or Certificate in Turf Management (or related field, like agronomy, horticulture, plant science, soil science) or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required
3-years of experience as an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
Valid Driver License (if out of State, must obtain CA license within 30 days)
CA Pesticide Applicator LIcense
About Copper River Country Club
Copper River Country Club offers our members and guests the ultimate private country club experience. Forget the cares of city life the moment you turn onto our beautiful palm tree-lined drive and into the tranquility of Copper River Country Club. Our stunning Early California-inspired clubhouse welcomes our members and their guests who know that they will receive excellent hospitality and service within its doors.
We're nestled against the base of the Sierra Nevada mountain range on the north end of Fresno, California. While we're within very easy driving distance of the city, you wouldn't know it from the beautiful, natural views from our terraces and full-length banquet room windows.
We've created a world-class club experience with a local country club feel including golf, tennis, fitness facilities, swimming lessons, a member lounge, restaurant, private event space, banquet rooms, and a beautiful indoor and outdoor wedding venue.
Copper River Country Club amenities include:
An 18-hole, par 72 championship golf course designed by renowned golf course architect David W. Pfaff where we've hosted fund-raising tournaments to benefit kids, veterans, and many other great Val...ley causes.
An award-winning tennis facility includes a member lounge and 15 LED lighted tennis courts and 2 clay courts where we host USTA NorCal tournaments (recipient of the USTA's 2007 Outstanding Private Tennis Facility Award) in addition to regular member play. The tennis and golf programs are supported by our professionally-staffed Golf and Tennis Pro shops.
Our Fitness Centre provides members with a complete gym experience including Life Fitness, Cybex, and Schwinn Carbon Blue equipment along with group exercise classes from HIIT to Cardio Jam in our aerobic studio which was built with a suspended wood floor and state-of-the-art sound system.
The Swim Pavilion which includes a 25 meter outdoor swimming pool (with lap lanes) a toddler pool, and a spa.
Our Kid's Centre gives our members' children a safe and fun place to play and relax while their parents play golf, tennis, use the Fitness Centre or enjoy lunch or dinner in the Restaurant.
Alicante Park and Vineyards, along with The Terrace, create one of the most popular outdoor wedding venues in Fresno, California. In addition, our beautiful banquet halls feature full-view picture windows.
The Restaurant at Copper River provides the perfect setting for lunch, dinner or special event. Enjoy delicious menu items, fine dining with live music on Thursday evenings and our famous Champagne Sunday Brunch.