St. Cloud Country Club is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Superintendent. We are looking for a motivated team oriented individual who has a passion for the industry, and wants to work in a learning environment. This position could be filled by a candidate who is just graduating from Turf School, or has been a Technician or Second Assistant, or anyone with a passion for turf management. At St. Cloud Country Club we strive for a good work like balance in order to be at our best for the entire season.
The assistant golf course superintendent reports directly to the golf course superintendent. In conjunction with the superintendent, the assistant superintendent directs and participates in the maintenance of the golf course; supervises the maintenance staff to see that the course is maintained in accordance with the Clubs maintenance standards; and does related work as required. The assistant superintendent may serve in the superintendent's capacity during his/her absence.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assist the Superintendent in day to day operations of the facility.
Supervise, train, and work with seasonal staff to build a solid team environment.
Prepare and submit weekly employee schedules to insure efficient use of employees.
Helps monitor the course for disease pressure, moisture issues (both dry and wet), turf decline, and other pests.
Must have the ability to make pesticide and fertilizer applications, calibrate equipment, properly document applications, keep an inventory, and the ability to take notes.
Irrigation scheduling, repair, and maintenance of a Toro irrigation system with Osmac controllers and Lynx operating system.
Knowledge and ability to properly hand-water turf.
Be willing to work on average a 40 to 55 hour week depending on need, and every third weekend during the golf season.
Have the ability to work in winter elements on snow removal, and various outside winter tasks.
Attend and participate in weekly department and other periodic employee and member meetings.
Conduct weekly facility walk through to ensure the facility is safe and presentable.
Operate within all guidelines, policies, standards and constraints as established by Hampton Golf.
A certificate or two or four year degree in Turfgrass Management, Horticulture, or Agronomy preferred.
Working knowledge of the maintenance of golf course tees, fairways and greens; seeding and maintenance practices for golf course turf; 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 systems, including wells, pumps, and automatic controls.
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.
Possession of a valid driver's license.
Required to obtain a MN pesticide applicators license within first 60 days of employment.
Additional Salary Information: -Vacation
-Dues paid for local and national associations
-Paid attendance to local conferences
About St. Cloud Country Club
St. Cloud Country Club is a private country club located in central Minnesota along the Mississippi river. It was established as a 9 hole course in 1920. In 1959 an additional 9 was added with a driving range to make it a full 18 hole facility. St. Cloud Country Club is owned by the members and managed by Hampton Golf.