Avalon Golf Club is a 27-Hole Robert Muir Graves’ design opened in 1991. With a rich history over the last 32 years, Avalon has hosted U.S. Open Qualifiers in 1994 and 2001, as well as the 2007 Pacific Northwest PGA Senior Championship and the 2009 Pacific Northwest Championship.
Avalon is privately owned by the same family that built the golf course over 30 years ago.
OVERVIEW OF POSITION
The Assistant Superintendent will answer directly to the Superintendent. The successful candidate will have expertise and knowledge in all aspects of golf course maintenance.
Duties will include directing and participating in the day to day operation of the golf course. The Assistant will have the knowledge to perform all maintenance jobs at Avalon, as well as train staff and new hires in each of these jobs.
Included in the Assistant’s duties will be irrigation repair (leading, supervising and aiding our irrigation technician) as well as assisting and supervising our Spray Technician with the applications of plant protectants. A pesticide application license will be obtained after hire if the candidate does not already possess.
The possible ideal candidate would be an aspiring Irrigation Tech. who feels ready to take the next step to the Assistant Superintendent position.
Degree in Turfgrass Management or related field.
Minimum three years working on a golf course.
Valid Driver’s License.
Irrigation repair experience a must.
Washington State Pesticide License, or ability to obtain after hire.
Outstanding work ethic, as well as instilling in the Superintendent a strong desire to dedicate one’s self to the job and the golf course.
Interest in the game of golf and a knowledge of the rules of the game.
SALARY RANGE AND BENEFITS
$58,000 to $60,000 annual salary DOE.
Health insurance for employee (currently Kaiser Permanente health & MetLife dental).
Avalon Golf Club is a 27-hole Robert Muir Graves design in Western Washington, located about 90 miles north of Seattle and 40 miles south of the Canadian border. The course is public, although privately owned. Built and opened in 1991.