Under direction of the Golf Course Superintendent. The Assistant Superintendent is responsible for daily maintenance of the golf course and related golf equipment. Works in conjunction with the Equipment Manager to properly schedule, plan and maintain the equipment used on the golf course. Secures and protects the company assets, including facilities and equipment. Worthington was originally designed and built by Gordon Lewis in 1991 and was completely renovated and redesigned by Ron Garl in 2018. The 2018 renovation included a complete rebuild with a new Toro two wire irrigation system and Watertronics pumpstation. Worthington is receiving a new equipment package in 2022 from the top golf equipment manufactures. The club house and amenities will have a cosmetic renovation during the summer of 2022. The racket sports facility is currently being surveyed and designed with a renovation planned in the next 1-2 years. The golf course maintenance facility is scheduled to be completely redone in the next 5 years, with surveying and planning starting in 2023.
Implements general policies established by the Golf Course Superintendent; directs their administration and execution
Oversees maintenance of all golf course and maintenance equipment
Recommends employment, supervises, trains and evaluates department personnel
Maintains accurate work records for all personnel in the department. Works to curb absenteeism and its results. Provides necessary input for all required personnel records
Keeps accurate records as determined by Golf Course Superintendent
Supervises all planting, fertilizing and care of turf, plants, shrubs, trees, and other facilities on golf course and related areas
Under the direction of the Golf Course Superintendent assigns daily tasks and supervises work activities of personnel in the department
Responsible for upkeep of pump stations and irrigation system including computer programming and scheduling
Records all maintenance performed on golf course and the users of course equipment
Enforces comprehensive safety programs for employees, members and guests on course in compliance with local, state, and federal laws
Maintains course in proper playing condition. Performs other maintenance duties as determined by the Golf Course Superintendent
Participates and contributes time to selected organizations and associates toward maximum professional benefit to self and to staff. Attends conferences, workshops and meetings to keep abreast of current information and developments in the field
Attends Committee and BOD meetings as needed to keep informed in the happenings of the Club.
Maintains a clean, safe working environment
Complies with and promotes all organization policies and procedures, including the Drugfree Workplace policy
Regular attendance is a requirement of this position
Associate’s degree (A.S.) in Agronomy or Horticulture preferred or turf certificate with previous experience as an Assistant / 2nd Assistant is preferred.
Valid Florida’s Driver’s License required
Valid Florida Pest Applicator’s License required after 90 days
Minimum 2 years golf course maintenance experience on a course
Proficient computer software knowledge and skill: documents, spreadsheets, email, calendar maintenance, and industry specific software
Oral comprehension: ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Oral expression: ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand
Speech clarity: ability to speak clearly so others can understand
Written comprehension: ability to read and understand industry and organization documents
Written expression: ability to write sentences and documents in an organized fashion with attention to spelling and grammar.
Problem Sensitivity: ability to tell when something is wrong or likely to go wrong
Problem Solving: ability to use knowledge and research to solve problems
Must be able to transgress even and uneven surfaces; walk, stand, bend, stoop, kneel, climb. Multi-limb coordination: ability to coordinate two or more limbs while sitting, standing and operating equipment. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs without assistance. Must be able to withstand heat, humidity, and direct sun environment for an extended period. Must be able to work in an environment with plants and grass, and plant and grass chemicals during all seasons. Must be able to work around moving equipment, operate hand held tools and equipment, and withstand vibration and noise associated with motorized and mechanical equipment.
Additional Salary Information: Worthington Country Club offers a complete benefits package to include: Group health coverage (medical, dental, vision). 401(k) plan with company match after one year. Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time. Club provides staff meals and uniforms. GCSAA and local chapter dues with continuing education assistance.
About Worthington Country Club
Worthington Country Club is a member-owned bundled golf community featuring a newly redesigned 18-hole championship golf course, combined with some of the friendliest people you’ll find anywhere. Enjoy the good life with various pools, dining venues, community activities, and more. Located in Bonita Springs, Worthington is convenient to Naples, Fort Myers, the international airport and I-75.