Carl E. Michael, 6301 Deer Run, Fort Myers, Florida, 33908,
The Forest Country Club is a private member owned country club in Fort Myers, Florida. Located inside our 700-acre gated community, The Club has 36-holes of recently renovated championship quality golf, a first-class Food and Beverage operation, a well-equipped fitness center, a vibrant tennis program featuring 6 new clay courts, bocce, pickleball courts, a fully stocked Golf Shop and full golf practice facilities.
In May of 2019, the Club unveiled a spectacularly renovated new Clubhouse facility which saw an incredible transformation of the entire building, including the 6000 sq. ft kitchen.
The Assistant Superintendent will report directly to the Golf Course Superintendent on the Bobcat course and perform all the duties of the Superintendent in his absence. He or she can work with others in a fun, "getter-done attitude". We speak English but Spanish is also spoken. We are looking for an employee to work on the course that has a "Team Player" attitude.
The Assistant duties will include working to provide high quality playing conditions, assisting grounds staff, providing safe and positive working conditions;
(this includes, and is not limited to: daily course maintenance, tournament preparations, application of pesticide and fertilizers, ability to diagnose turf issues such as insects and disease, record keeping, irrigation and water management, staff supervision, pump control and repair, safety, developing and implementation of weekly schedules, and anything else related to maintaining a safe and positive work environment).
Job Type: Full-time
2 - 4 years turf management degree.
Applicant should have current Ornamental and Turf, Commercial Applicator Pesticide License from the State of Florida or willing to obtain within 6 months of employment
Experience with TifEagle Bermuda greens and Celebration Bermudagrass tees; operating and repairing hydraulic Toro irrigation system; operating all forms of turf equipment and properly training staff on all equipment.
The Forest offers Major Health, Dental, Life and Vision Insurance, 401(k) Savings Plan, Vacation, Sick Time, Golf Privileges, Uniforms and Pro Shop Discounts.