Uniforms-Boots, Rain Gear, Pants, Hats, Shirts and Pro Shop Discount,
Paid membership to local/national chapters,
Potential Local GCSAA shows and National Conference,
Dale Carnegie Training,
401K plus Old Elm Profit Sharing ($1000-$2500 yearly added upon to your 401k),
Annual Bonus (3% - 7% of annual salary),
Vacation and Sick Time,
Short term on site housing
Old Elm is seeking a qualified, highly motivated, team oriented individual to join our team. The First Assistant will lead and direct a diverse staff in a wide range of activities including, but not limited to, daily golf course maintenance, implementing of spray programs, purchasing and ordering, project planning and staffing. The applicant will work closely with and report directly to the Superintendent. By utilizing a strong network and industry ties the Superintendent will assist you in reaching your career goals.
Oversee operations of all golf course maintenance that provides our members and guests with championship golf experience on a daily basis.
Moisture management to provide firm, fast playing conditions daily.
Implement cultural practices to manage all playing surfaces.
Supervise calibration, application, and record keeping of plant protectants.
Lead the completion of ongoing restoration projects.
Self-motivated with a positive attitude and proven leadership skills for diverse staff.
Knowledge of calibration, plant protectant applications, native areas, bentgrass/poa management.
Obtain Illinois pesticide license.
Ability to operate and train staff on all turf related equipment.
Must possess a strong attention to detail.
Ability to clearly communicate with staff, Superintendent and Equipment Manager.
Perform physical tasks such as being able bend, pull and lift at least 50 lbs.
Old Elm Club is a men only club with 180 members designed by famed golf course architect Harry Colt and constructed by Donald Ross. Old Elm Club is the only project the two noted architects ever collaborated on.