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Assistant-in-Training

By Victoria National Golf Club, Newburgh, Indiana,

Kyle Callahan, 4800 Roslin Road, Newburgh, Indiana, 47630, Telephone: 8128582717

Victoria National's now part of an exclusive network that is looking to bring back the purest of golf experiences.  VNGC is a Golf Digest #43 rated golf club in the country, and #83 in the world and is currently seeking an Assistant in Training that is eager to have opportunities to visit other courses and assist with tournament preparations and cultivation at our other facilities . Victoria National is a Tom Fazio completed design finished in 1998. Located in Newburgh, Indiana, Victoria National is located less than 3 hours from St. Louis, Nashville, Indianapolis, and Louisville. Victoria National is a large 18 hole property with 420 acres of lakes and native grasses. Victoria National has all L-93 bentgrass championship conditioned playing surfaces with bluegrass/fescue rough giving our Assistant in Training’s a great opportunity managing cool-season turfgrass in the heart of the transition zone. Victoria National is home to the Korn Ferry Tour Championship in the end of August.  Victoria National is also  apart of the Dormie Network (as discussed above) which owns 6 exclusive golf clubs across the country. Being apart of this network will allow for strong movement upward as we are consistently looking for positions  throughout the network.

Educational Requirements

Looking for the right individual who is near completion or has completed their education at an accredited facility. We realize that school is not for everyone and there are different levels of accreditation. More about someone fitting into our network family.

Experience Requirements

Our team is seeking to mold the right candidate into a successful Assistant and long term successful Superintendent. Experience will be gained while working  directly with our team and a strong emphasis will be placed on training you in the following areas: responsibility for a specific area in golf course agronomy department, effectively running small crews, time management, safe and proper chemical applications, water management that coincides with championship playing conditions, understanding the mechanical portion of golf course management with time in the shop, learning Spanish to effectively communicate to staff, major capital projects, and multiple  in-house project management. Obviously we can not list all the experience you can learn while at Victoria National, but to ensure that if you are dedicated to the process that you will have all the tools necessary for an Assistant's position.

Special Requirements

AIT’s will be given multiple responsibilities and held accountable throughout their tenure. We are looking for AIT’s that are hard-working, possess positive attitudes, a willingness to learn, team oriented, and have a desire to excel in the turf industry. AIT’s will be expected to work long hours with physical work in various conditions.

Responsibilities given to AIT’s include but are not limited to: proper water management practices, pesticide and fertilizer applications and calibration methods, course set up, small crew supervision, daily golf course preparations, and golf course construction.

Job Benefits

Full-Time, PTO, Benefits, Volunteering, Housing (Optional), Uniforms, Construction Experience, Opportunity to host Korn Ferry Tour event, volunteering at other venues.

Date Job is Available

Salary

D.O.E. and housing needs

Job Application Instructions

kyle-callahan@victorianational.com


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