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Assistant Superintendent

By Baltimore County Revenue Authority/Baltimore County Golf, Windsor Mill, Maryland,

Matt Madsen, 2309 Ridge Road, Windsor Mill, Maryland, 21244, Telephone: 410-887-4653 x1210

About Diamond Ridge:

Diamond Ridge Golf Course is one of five courses that makes up Baltimore County Golf.  Located in Windsor Mill, Maryland, Diamond Ridge offers lush fairways and rolling terrain with a challenging design for all caliber of golfers. It also shares a clubhouse and expansive practice facility with The Woodlands.

It's no wonder Diamond Ridge has been a favorite golfing destination for golfers for more than 40 years. Diamond Ridge plays to a par of 71 and was designed by the legendary Ed Ault. The front and back nines are distinctly different. The front nine is open in nature, with a links feel, while the back nine is tighter and outlined by mature trees. Both nines have numerous fairway and greenside bunkers to test your accuracy. From the correct set of tees, this golf course is a pleasure to play for anyone.

Position Summary:

Assists in the management and administration of golf course grounds maintenance and improvement activities. Assists with Management of staff of full-time and seasonal grounds labor employees, provides training and assigns tasks. The Assistant Superintendent may serve in the Superintendent’s capacity during his/her absence. 

Essential Functions / Responsibilities:

Golf Course Maintenance: Assists in the planning and supervising of the daily maintenance operation; Supervises/completes pesticide and fertilizer applications including calibration of equipment; Coordinates with the mechanic on equipment condition and availability; Supervises/operates automatic irrigation system. Troubleshoots problems and schedules repairs and maintenance; Observes course conditions and makes recommendations for improvements or implements immediate action to correct observed problems.

Personnel Management: Instructs and trains equipment operators on the proper use and care of equipment; Assists in personnel management and evaluation, administration of department policies and procedures, employee discipline and modifies daily schedule based on professional interpretation of priorities.

Budget Administration: Assists in budget preparation, administration and purchasing.

Business Communication: Refers to all professional relationships: Supervisors, peers, golf professional and staff, customers. Works with golf professional staff to achieve facility goals.

Capital Improvement: Assists in project development and management during construction.

Educational Requirements

Associates Degree in Turfgrass Management or related field from an accredited program or demonstration of current enrollment in such a program.

Experience Requirements

Minimum 2 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Special Requirements

Specific Skills/Abilities: Supervisory skills, computer skills, climbing, kneeling, bending, stooping, balancing, reaching, and heavy lifting.

Specialized Knowledge / Licenses / Etc.: Must possess or obtain a Maryland Public Agency Pesticide Applicator’s license in at least category III-C (Turf) within six months of employment and keep license active while employed.

Advanced knowledge of agronomy and turfgrass maintenance for golf courses; basic construction techniques; the characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers, amendments, herbicides, growth regulators, fungicides and insecticides; drainage and irrigation operation.

Valid Driver’s License

Job Benefits

Exceptional benefits package that you won't find anywhere else. Heavily subsidized health, dental and vision, life insurance. Eligible to participate in Baltimore County Government Pension Plan.  Extremely generous vacation, holiday, sick leave. Free golf, discounts food/merchandise.

Date Job is Available

Salary

Competitive salary commensurate with experience

Job Application Instructions

Submit resume and cover letter to Matt Madsen, Superintendent at mmadsen@baltimoregolfing.com

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