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Summer Intern

By WindRiver Golf Club, Lenoir City, Tennessee,

Mike Jones, 4571 West Antioch Church Rd., Lenoir City, Tennessee, 37772, Telephone: 7064902437

WindRiver is an 18 hole, semi-private, golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus protégé, Bobb Cupp.  WindRiver overlooks Tellico lake only miles from the Great Smokey Mountains.  The gated community is growing rapidly and now offers a fine dining restaurant, a sports club facility with tennis courts and pool, along with its own marina.  The course is bent greens and 419 tees, fairways, and roughs.  Also approximately 50 acres of native areas.  The course is a par 72 measuring 7226 from the back tees.  WindRiver annually plays hosts to some of the bigger tournaments in our area.

Students will work with the superintendent and assistants on a daily basis.  The student will be provided with practical, hands-on experience in course maintenance to assist in becoming ready for a management position within the field.  All facets will be covered from spending a week in the shop and culminating with taking on the assistant role your final week of the internship.  Our program is geared towards your learning and laying the foundation to become a successful assistant superintendent.  We stress that the internship be an invaluable experience for those that work here.

Educational Requirements

Candidates must currently be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year degree or certificate program in turf management or related field.

Experience Requirements

Prior golf course maintenance experience is preferred but not required.  Seeking highly motivated and dedicated individuals.

Special Requirements

Candidates must be eager to learn, have a sense of urgency, a strong attention to detail, and be a team player that is willing to work long hours.  Intern responsibilities will include, but no limited to:  daily mowing and maintenance practices, golf course and tournament set up, irrigation management, moisture management, sprayer and fertilizer calibration and application.  Candidates must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Job Benefits

Housing is provided, uniforms, golfing privileges, merchandise discount, and opportunities to volunteer at major tournaments.

Date Job is Available


$12 plus OT and free housing

Job Application Instructions

Send resume to Mike Jones GCS mike.jones@windriverliving.com