Pelham Country Club is seeking a dynamic and experienced Assistant Golf Course Superintendent to join our dedicated team. As an Assistant Superintendent at Pelham Country Club, you will play a pivotal role in the maintenance and management of our unique property.
Pelham Country Club is a private, 18-hole full-service Country Club nestled on 120 acres just minutes from New York City. Our premier property, designed by renowned course architect Devereux Emmet and opened in 1921, has a rich history, having hosted the 1923 PGA Championship. Recently, our golf course underwent an extensive renovation by the acclaimed golf course architect, Mike DeVries. This renovation and our enviromental initiatives earned us the 2021 MGA Arthur P Weber Award for Environmental Leadership in Golf, The course renovation was featured in the USGA Record Meeting Changing Needs at Pelham Country Club Club and Resort Business - A-supreme-solution
At Pelham Country Club, we place a top priority on maintaining the excellence of our course and its conditioning. We continually invest in golf course projects, equipment, and technology. In 2024 the Club will run two state-of-the-art John Deere GPS control sprayers and an irrigation system control by both Rird Bird IC and Cirus systems.
As an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent, your responsibilities will include:
Collaborating with the Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents to develop and execute maintenance plans and schedules.
Managing and leading a team of 19 grounds maintenance professionals, ensuring tasks are completed efficiently and to the highest standards.
Assisting in the planning and execution of course improvement projects.
Completing percision applications of fertilizers, pesticide.
Detailed water management to maintain course conditions.
Monitoring turfgrass health and implementing cultural practices to ensure optimal playing conditions.
Maintaining accurate records related to equipment maintenance, budgets, and course conditions.
Ensuring compliance with all environmental and safety regulations.
Utilizing computer skills for efficient course management and record-keeping.
Why you should apply: You will join a seasoned crew and be part of a team with the approach that no job is impossible. PCC continually strives to improve their facility and to that end annual capital projects are normal with the Grounds team tackling many in-house such as annual drainage improvements, tee and bunker renovations and the like. in 2024 the Club will complete a large landscape and entry way project.
What to expect: Your roll will be essential to the success of the operation and to that end dedicated hard work is expected and a commitment to get the job done is required but our management style strongly considers the candidate’s quality of life. A typical summer schedule is about 60 hrs per week with every other weekend off and alternating 32 hour weeks in the off season.
Who should apply:
If you're an ambitious and dedicated professional with a true passion for golf course management, unafraid of hard work, and eager to excel in a supportive and forward-thinking environment, then Pelham Country Club is excited to invite you to join us in preserving our rich golfing tradition. To apply, please submit your resume and a compelling cover letter outlining your interest and your relevant experience.
A two or four-year college degree in Agronomy or a related field, or substantial on-the-job training with a track record of progressive responsibilities.
A New York State pesticide license or the ability to obtain one within 60 days.
Minimum of 5 years of golf course maintainance experience with a proven track record of progressive job responsiblities.
Additional Salary Information: Other compensation
•Two weeks annual vacation.
•Dues paid for GCSAA membership.
•Expenses covered for attending regional education seminars.
•Dues paid for local chapter membership.
•Recently renovated private one-bedroom apartment available.
•Health benefits,vision, dental and disability
•Select meals provided, clothing, and paid sick time
About Pelham Country Club
Pelham is a high-end private, 18-hole full-service country club on 120 acres very near New York City. This premier property designed by course architect Devereux Emmet opened in 1921. The par 72, 18-hole championship golf course hosted the 1923 PGA Championship and recently completed a 5 hole renovation by golf course architect Mike DeVries.