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2nd Assistant Superintendent

By The Olympic Club, San Francisco , California,

April Saechao, 599 Skyline Blvd. , San Francisco , California, 94132, Telephone: 4153455159

The 2nd Assistant Superintendent position involves all facets of golf course management with an emphasis on irrigation, fertilizer/pesticide and employee management under the supervision of the Golf Course Superintendents.

Supervises: Greenkeepers and Groundkeepers


The Olympic Club, a premier athletic and golf club in San Francisco was established in 1860. Home to two championship golf courses and one executive course. The Olympic Club has been host to 5 U.S. Open Championships: 1955, 1966, 1987, 1998 and 2012, the 1958, 1981 and 2007 U.S. Amateur Championship, 2004 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship, the inaugural 2015 USGA Four Ball Championship and is pleased to be chosen to host the 2021 U.S. Open Women’s Championship.


Exciting updates to come:

  • U.S. Women’s Open in 2021 – Current preparations have begun
  • New Golf Maintenance facility to open in February 2020 – 27,000 square foot state-of-the art facility
  • New John Deere equipment fleet in March 2020
  • Extensive golf course drainage project to begin in Summer 2020
  • New irrigation system to be installed property wide in 2021
  • Awarded the U.S. Amateur 2025, 2028 PGA Championship and 2032 Ryder Cup
  • Hired renowned golf course architect Gil Hanse, to complete a 45-hole Master Plan in Fall 2020

Educational Requirements

Two-year certificate, Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Turf Grass Management, Business Administration or a related field.

Experience Requirements

Minimum qualifications:

  •  Sound knowledge and experience in the repair and installation or irrigation equipment preferred
  • Good knowledge of chemical application equipment
  • Prior golf course maintenance experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of golf facility construction principles, methods and practices
  • Advanced knowledge of agronomy and turfgrass management practices
  • Thorough understanding of the rules and strategies of the game of golf
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Ability to interact with Club members, managers, employees and guests
  • Must have a valid driver license and clean motor vehicle report
  • Must have or able to obtain a California Pesticides License (QAL or QAC) within six months of employment
  • Oral and written Spanish language skills highly preferred

Special Requirements

Must have or able to obtain a California Pesticides License (QAL or QAC) within six months of employment.

Job Benefits

One month of temporary housing upon arrival during your housing search. Medical, dental, vision, life/ad&d, 401K (with match), vacation, sick and holidays. Employees enjoy free meals, social and sporting events throughout the year and free golf on Mondays! Employees can participate in frequent volunteer opportunities for local and national tournaments and Championships!

Date Job is Available



Job Application Instructions

Email resume to jobs@olyclub.com and indicate "2nd Assistant" on subject line of your email or complete our online application at www.olyclub.com/careers . Interviews are by scheduled appointment only. All employment offers are pending satisfactory results from a background investigation and pre-employment drug testing. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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