Century Country Club located in Purchase, NY is looking for a driven and eager individual to join the golf course maintenance staff as an Assistant Superintendent. Individuals who are looking to enter the golf industry, transfer their skills or advance their careers are highly encouraged to apply. Upcoming college graduates are also encouraged to apply.
The management team and club take great pride in the fact we have developed over 20+ individuals into management level roles throughout the United States, and understand Century Country Club is an accelerator of your goals. We take extreme pride in providing some of the best conditions in the Northeast and metro-New York area. Our reputation affords individuals to develop their skills and network with some of the brightest individuals in the golf industry.
What Century Country Club will do for you:
Exposure to one of the country's most progressive clubs that is consistently undertaking capital improvements including 2017 complete renovation by Keith Foster, state of the art maintenance facility.
Accelerate your career by custom tailoring agronomic, business, operational and leadership development.
Strengthen your network of turf professionals from leading consultants, academia, suppliers, superintendents and assistants.
Engage you into local seminars, trade shows and professional development training.
Compensation and Benefits:
Salary: $65,000-$75,000, depending on experience
Management type benefits (health care package, dental)
Simple IRA Plan
Housing and meals
Expenses involved with attending local and regional conferences and seminar
Initial Priorities of Position:
Learn the culture, team, practices and daily operations to ensure a smooth transition.
Work alongside mechanic in the winter learning how to grind and set reels, plus general maintenance of equipment ?
Develop administrative skills in record keeping and inventory
Develop hand watering skills on greens to produce firm, fast greens without compromising the health of the turf.
Actively involved in scouting for disease and insects, execution of pesticide and fertilizer calibrations and applications, and the care of spraying equipment upkeep, spray suits, gloves, boots, cleaners, nozzles, etc.
Success traits of individual:
Engage and ask questions about all turf related practices. You will get out what you put into your time at Century Country Club.
Must learn the game of golf so that you are familiar with the rules and begin to understand how a championship golf course should be set up.
Humble, personable and approachable demeanor. Leads by example.
Commitment to personal and professional development with the desire to move ahead in the golf course management industry.
Keeps a neat and professional appearance, team player, positive attitude, strong work ethic
Someone who loves the game of golf, enjoys working with their hands and being a part of a team.
1-3 years ideally on a golf course, sports field, landscape or horticulture environment
A certificate, associate's or bachelor's degree is preferred, but will make an exception to highly passionate candidate with a career focus.
Century Country Club is a H.S. Colt and C.H. Allison course that was built in 1924. At Century, we strive to be second to none in turf conditions and playing conditions for the membership. Achieving these conditions requires a commitment from the individual in the AIT position. There will be responsibilities put on your shoulders to test your decision-making skills, turf knowledge, human relations and if you are assistant superintendent material. Century has a reputation for producing an excellent product for our membership, promoting from within and teaching young turf professionals how to succeed in this industry.