A 3 to 6 month internship position is available year round. Housing provided (furnished apartment, 5 minutes from course).
Secession is a walking only, 18 hole, links style golf course. It is surrounded by tidal marshland and is located in the “low country” on Gibbs Island; just across the bridge from Beaufort, South Carolina. It is also located with-in one hours travel time from Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia.
Champion bermudagrass greens, 419 bermudagrass fairways and tees, and the course is overseeded with ryegrass from November through April (excluding the greens).
Must be currently enrolled or a recent graduate of a 2-4 year accredited Turfgrass Management program.
Prefer a minimum of 1 season of golf course maintenance or construction experience.
Our internship expectations would include, but never limited to: mowing of various playing surfaces, hand watering, course set up, involvement with small project crews, irrigation assistance, mechanical assistance, involved with cultural practices like aerification, drill and fill, verticutting, graden, fraze mowing, sprigging and sodding, heavy equipment operation, and pesticide/fertilizer calibration and application assistance. Annual, significant drainage projects are currently ongoing.
We want this candidate to make this a valuable learning experience. A positive attitude is the most important requirement.
HOUSING PROVIDED. Overtime always available (time and half pay). Uniforms and golf privileges.
Secession has a tuition scholarship fund (LeVeen-Roach) for current employees, family members of employees, and college students from the area. Qualifying interns that apply for the scholarship would have an "inside track" on being awarded some of these funds for school.
We allow the interns to help dictate what they want to learn and do on a daily basis. Interns will be involved with the planning/scheduling of the daily and weekly tasks for the entire staff. Interns are encouraged to ask questions and spend one on one time with the superintendent, assistants, equipment manager, and irrigation technician.
The interns will get whatever THEY want out of the internship. We will give them as much knowledge and experiences as they ask for.
Date Job is Available
$11-$13 per hour DOE, + OT @ time and a half
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