Madden’s on Gull Lake is located just a few miles west of Brainerd MN and is seated on the south side of beautiful Gull Lake. It is home to 63 holes of golf which include Pine Beach East, Pine Beach West, and a Social Nine golf course as well as, world renowned, The Classic. Madden’s is an award-winning resort located on 1,000 acres, which provides an extremely unique opportunity to learn a variety of management styles on many different levels of golf.
We are looking for one or more motivated individuals to work directly with our golf course maintenance staff to assist and learn how to implement sustainable maintenance practices and achieve high end turfgrass conditions. These individuals will have endless opportunities to learn turf and golf course management from our assistants and superintendent on all aspects of a multi-course facility which include but not limited to course set up, tournament set up, small crew projects and team leading, able to run a weekend crew, seasonal planning, irrigation repairs, irrigation programming and planning, chem/fert application and calibration, landscape projects, large equipment operation, and much more.
Our internship program will not only teach individuals how to maintain turfgrass on a day-to-day basis but will allow individuals to be involved in L10 (high level staff) meetings, chem/fert decisions, record keeping, scouting, long term planning, some budget discussions, and other data keeping achieving optimal golf course conditions for guests. Overall, we will introduce all aspects of golf course management from the driver seat of a Golf Course Superintendent and prepare you for this industry!
Strong candidates will possess the desire to learn and provide a positive attitude and respect towards others, ability to take on responsibilities, and aspire to achieve career growth in golf industry.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Pesticide and fertilizer applications
Irrigation programming, maintenance, and repair
Both small and large equipment operation
Work with assistant superintendents to lead morning crew meetings, fill out job board, and other meetings such as safety and demonstrations.
Lead small project-based groups from start to finish.
Able to run a weekend crew.
Work by Madden’s Core values – Quality and Consistency, Teamwork, Accountability, Ethical and Respectful Conduct, Every Guest is My Guest, Innovation and Training, and Sustainability.
Eager to learn and ability to have fun with your career.
Strong work ethic
Able to lift 50 lbs
Currently enrolled in/interested in/recently graduated from a certificate, associates, or bachelor’s degree program in Turfgrass or related agronomy-based field.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits:
Hourly wage will be $15-18/hr. The student intern will be expected to work a flexible schedule including weekends and work weeks of 40-60 hours (overtime paid after 40 hours). Onsite housing and meals AVAILABLE. Golf privileges available. Uniforms provided.
Start Date: April 1, 2024
About Maddens on Gull Lake
Come work for an iconic resort where quality is priority. Madden's is an award-winning resort, located on more than 1,000 acres, that anticipates the wishes and desires of vacationers and offers them fantastic golf, upscale dining, lakeside spa, tennis, activity programs for children, biking, shopping, and art gallery with painting classes and almost every kind of on-the-water recreation possible in Minnesota, including fishing. Madden’s has distinguished itself by an emphasis on gracious hospitality, quality and diversity. Our philosophy, is simply to provide the best that Minnesota has to offer.