Assistant Superintendent

Posted on Nov 16, 2018 by American Golf

San Diego, CA 92101
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Job summary:

Assists golf course Superintendent in overseeing the job functions responsible for golf course and landscaped area maintenance. May assist in training and supervising of staff, resolving human resources issues, and implementing agronomic maintenance and development programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides assistance to Superintendent in all facets of daily operation
  • Acts as Superintendent on duty in the absence of the Superintendent
  • Maintains the appearance and safety of the course by diagnosing and reporting agronomic issues; managing irrigation system adjustments and scheduling; maintaining a wide variety of turf grasses in extreme climatic conditions; managing course preparations for tournament and daily play; operating various hand and power tools as needed to accomplish mowing, edging or cultivation as needed; integrating environmental programs specializing in IPM (Integrated Pest Management); overseeing maintenance of the golf cart fleet; assisting in the coordination, scheduling and supervising capital improvement projects
  • Manages maintenance operations (employees involved in maintaining greens, fairways, tees, sand traps, bodies of water, roughs, maintenance shop, golf carts and clubhouse) by providing assistance in recruiting, selecting, training, scheduling, evaluating, supervising and correcting when necessary; assists Superintendent in executing safety meetings
  • Assists with administrative functions by maintaining maintenance records and developing required maintenance reports; tracking maintenance expenses including payroll, supplies, fertilizer, chemicals, etc; and informing Superintendent of parts, supplies or equipment needed

    Additional Responsibilities:

  • Performs manual labor as needed
  • Ensures a clean and orderly maintenance compound at all times
  • Implements and support all American Golf initiatives and programs as requested by management
  • Other duties may be assigned by management.

    Minimum Qualifications and Skill Requirements:

  • 2- year college degree in Agronomy, Turf Management or related field preferred and 2 years of related equivalent experience in golf course maintenance required
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and management
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Spanish speaking co-workers may be required in some locations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Good time management, organization and prioritization skills
  • Member of the Golf Course Superintendent's Association preferred
  • Relevant licenses for regulatory agencies (Certified pesticide License required)
  • Ability to operate all equipment used for golf course maintenance
  • Valid driver's license

    Job benefits:

      •Paid Vacation and Holidays
      •Merchandise Discounts
      •Meal and Beverage Discounts
      •Health Care and Welfare Benefits such as Life Insurance, Medical Plans, Dental Plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Plans
      •Golf and Tennis Privileges
      •401(k) Savings Plan


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status or medical condition.
  • Reference: 561325294

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