By Fiddler`s Elbow Country Club,
Bedminster, New Jersey,
Matt Willigan, 811 Rattlesnake Bridge Rd, Bedminster, New Jersey, 07921,
Fiddler's Elbow Country Club is an expansive private facility comprised of three championship golf courses, tennis courts, paddle tennis, fitness center, swimming pool, and a large practice/teaching facility housing the NJPGA headquarters. Fiddler's Elbow is transitioning from a corporate club, to one with more typical private club expectations. Major capital projects have included irrigation system install, new practice facility construction and numerous bunker projects. Future projects will see a continuation of Better Billy Bunker construction, new practice green, new maintenance building design and construction and many smaller projects as well.
Assistants will participate in all facets of the golf course management operation including:
* Pesticide/fertilizer calibration and application
* Irrigation troubleshooting and repair
* Scouting and monitoring of turf pests
* Record keeping
* Course setup
* Crew management
Assistants will work hand in hand with the Superintendent to plan and implement turf applications, cultivation practices, course conditioning, and daily crew assignments. The position also provides an excellent opportunity to participate in green expansions, bunker renovation, tee construction, and irrigation/drainage installation.
The ideal candidate with be hard working with strong communication skills and must possess a positive attitude, an ability to absorb and retain information, and the desire to exceed expectations in all tasks. Due to our size, variety, and numerous construction projects, we offer work experiences to be successful in any setting.
Degree or certificate in Turf Management or related field
Golf course experience preferred but not required. Willing to train the right individual
Must be available to work weekends, holidays, snowstorms, and long hours when required