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Assistant Superintendent

By Richmond Country Club, Richmond , California,

Michael Souza, 1 Markovich Lane , Richmond , California, 94806, Telephone: 510-231-2260

Established in 1924, Richmond Country Club has a rich history that includes PGA and LPGA tournament stops.  We are seeking an Assistant Superintendent to support the Golf Course Superintendent (GCS) in the daily operations of the golf course and grounds maintenance.   The successful applicant possesses the desire to provide outstanding playing conditions.  They will schedule daily maintenance crew activities under the direction of the GCS and assist in the training and supervision of the maintenance crew.  The Assistant Superintendent works hand in hand with the GCS and Equipment Manager and communicates openly with staff members from other departments. 

Educational Requirements

  • Completion or in the process of obtaining a two or four year degree in turf, agronomy, soil science or horticulture.  

Experience Requirements

  • Experience in supervising/managing golf course or landscape maintenance crews on a daily basis.  
  • The ability and desire to lead by example and delegate when required. 
  • Can perform all duties with or without supervision.   
  • Familiar with and has experience with essential golf course maintenance functions. 

Special Requirements

  • A strong work ethic and can-do attitude.  
  • Attention to detail and a desire to complete tasks. 
  • The ability to adapt and change according to daily and seasonal needs.  
  • Understands the need for continuous improvement in themselves and department operations. 
  • Applicants possess or must have the ability to obtain a California Qualified Applicator Certificate within 6 months of start date. 
  • Oversees, participate and carries out fertilizer and pesticide applications.
  • Understands and utilizes basic computer skills in MS Word and Excel. 
  • Knowledge of agronomy and turf grass management practices. 
  • Must possess a valid drivers license. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to speak Spanish is a plus but not required. 
  • Time management, organizational skills, record keeping skills, problem solving and the ability to prioritize are essential to this position.  
  • This position has physical requirements that include but are not limited to the ability to lift 50 lbs, extended periods of standing, sitting, kneeling, lifting, stooping, bending and squatting. 
  • Exposure to a wide variety of weather conditions and working outside. 
  • Employee is exposed to equipment noise, fumes, chemicals and moving mechanical parts. 
  • Must perform mathematical calculations related to the application of chemicals and fertilizers.   
  • Understanding of wells, pumps and irrigation systems. 
  • Willingness to work weekends, holidays and extended hours based on operational needs. 
  • Incorporates safe work practices in their work performance as well as staff.  Oversees safety training. 
  • Tours the course regularly to monitor turf conditions,  crew functions and work progress. 
  • Assesses daily irrigation requirements and implements nightly irrigation schedules. 
  • Assists and the purchase of necessary operating supplies and materials within the constraints of the operational budget. 

Job Benefits

  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Health, dental and vision benefits
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Continuing education expenses paid
  • Paid GCSAA memberships for national and local chapter
  • Paid expenses related to attending National and regional GCSAA meetings 
  • Meals provided
  • Clothing allowance

Date Job is Available

Salary

Negotiable

Job Application Instructions

Mail or email resume and cover letter only.


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