The assistant superintendent will develop the skills and knowledge to assist in the management of all golf course maintenance responsibilities through a combination of training and hands on experience. This position will develop management skills to provide leadership to the team in the Superintendent’s absence. Strive to model the Pursell Farms core values in the completion of their work
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION:
Perform or assist with all chemical and fertilizer applications made on property along with calibration of all equipment used.
Assist the irrigation tech with repair a Toro E-Osmac Irrigation System with Lynx Controls
Manage a diversified crew of 18-25 individuals to carry out task assigned by the Golf Course Superintendent
oversee and manage any assigned special projects
train employees to perform specific duties in a timely manner
lead and organize the golf course maintenance team in the absence of both the Golf Course Superintendent.
monitor VWC readings in Greens, Tee’s, Fairways,
Assist the Golf Course Superintendent with planning of all agronomic practices in a weekly, monthly and annual basis.
A degree or certificate in Agronomy and Soils or related field
Ability to obtain an Alabama Pesticide applicators license within 90 days of employment.
Skills and Abilities:
At least one internship of golf course maintenance experience preferred including experience with pesticides/fertilizer usage and alternative methods of plant health management
Ability to perform in a leadership role using basic prescribed management skills
Self- starter with positive attitude and willingness to assume responsibility and be a team leader
Willingness to support the Pursell Farm Service Standards
Additional Salary Information: uniforms,
health, dental, vision insurance
Discounted meals, lodging, and use of facilities
About FarmLinks Golf Club @ Pursell farms
Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and rooted deep in the South, Pursell Farms offers an unparalleled resort experience steeped in Southern hospitality. Rooted in tradition and steeped in fine hospitality, the Pursell family has been welcoming guests into their homes for decades, and for them, hospitality just comes naturally. Even the foundation for Pursell Farms began with the simple gesture of hospitality around Jimmy and Chris Pursell’s dining room table as a new partnership began to unfurl that would transform their small-town fertilizer company into one of the largest turfgrass industries in the country. Today, Pursell Farms has expanded their reach of southern hospitality from the family home of Jimmy and Chris Pursell into a relaxed, luxury resort destination but with the same gracious hosting the Pursell’s have ushered for years. Every guest that steps foot onto The Farm is promised southern hospitality the “Pursell Way.” Leave your stresses at the front gate and experience the best in rest, relaxation and rejuvenation while you are here at Pursell Farms. After all, you deserve it and we want to deliver it.