Mount Vernon Country Club in Alexandria, VA is seeking a Assistant Superintendent to aid in directing the golf course operations.
Mount Vernon Country Club is an 18-hole private club that was established in 1961. Amenities include an 18-hole golf course, driving range, a dedicated short game practice facility and a pool. MVCC consists of bentgrass greens and tees, and Latitude-36 Bermudagrass fairways.
Currently, the club is in the process of updating its strategic long-range Master Plan that will address both the golf course and MVCC’s campus. The major improvements put forth in this plan will take place during the 2025-2026 timeframe. The dedicated candidate will have the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of the planning and execution of these improvements.
Success Traits of Individual:
A dedicated individual with the desire to learn and advance in the golf course industry.
Team oriented, willing to listen and present ideas.
Self-motivated individual with strong attention to detail.
Will assist and make recommendations on all aspects of course maintenance.
Initial Priorities of the Position:
Will work alongside the Golf Course Superintendent and current Assistant in agronomic programming operations including pesticide/fertility, irrigation, personnel, record keeping, cultivation and maintenance of the golf course, club grounds and landscaping.
Involved in planning all aspects of maintenance and project work to achieve the maintenance standards and long-range goals as defined by the golf course superintendent.
Helps oversee the hiring, training, scheduling, safety and routing of personnel to accomplish the work.
Communicates regularly with the golf course superintendent to discuss activities, goals, plans, and member input.
?Compensation & Benefits:
Paid Vacation/Sick Time
2-or 4-year degree preferred in Agronomy or Turfgrass Management.
Minimum of 4-years of progressive golf course experience including irrigation, pesticide management, crew management,
This is not a must and would be willing to work with a motivated individual and provide continued education requirements.
Mount Vernon Country Club is situated on one of George Washington’s original seven farms.
Golf Course Architect Russell Roberts designed the nine-hole golf course which opened on June 3, 1961. On June 10, 1961, an exhibition match was played by Head Pro Dick Mason, Sam Snead, and two local professionals Bobby Bowers and Al Jamison, where Sam Snead shot 67.
In 1963 the members purchased Mount Vernon Country Club and renamed it Woodlawn Country Club. Golf Course Architect Ed Ault designed the second nine holes which opened in 1968. In 1993 Woodlawn Country Club again became Mount Vernon Country Club.
Over the past 20 years the Club has continued to develop including significant golf course improvements which were designed by Golf Course Architect Bill Love. In 2014, the Clubhouse had an interior renovation and in 2016 major improvements were made to the golf course.