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Assistant Superintendent

By Royce Brook Golf Club, Hillsborough, New Jersey, - updated June 15

Eric Thompson, 201 Hamilton Road, Hillsborough, New Jersey, 08844, Telephone: (908) 904-0499

The Assistant Superintendent will work closely with the Superintendent to manage all aspects of the golf course and facility grounds. This will include, but is not limited to, crew management, leading monthly safety meetings, pesticide/fertilizer applications, irrigation repair, drainage installation, daily course set up, and building maintenance.


  • Assist management with supervising the foreman, irrigation technician and other employees in the maintenance departments
  • Assist management with daily work procedures, prepares weekly work schedules, and expedites workflow for the foreman, irrigation staff and other employees in the maintenance department
  • Assist with issuing written and oral instructions to maintenance personnel; assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures
  • Provide essential input to the Superintendent to assist in planning and managing the annual budget and the maintenance record-keeping
  • Studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations
  • Works closely with Superintendent in preparing short-term and long-term agronomic strategies for maintenance of the golf course daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly fertilization, irrigation, etc. schedules
  • Assist staff when needed with routine tasks (mowing, calibrating and operating pesticide sprayer, routine repairs)
  • Monitors inventory of all maintenance equipment and the use of the equipment
  • Assists with proper application and documentation of all chemicals and fertilizers as outlined in agronomic plan and weekly schedule
  • Assists with inventory of all chemicals, fertilizers, shop supplies and course supplies and communicate future needs to Superintendent as appropriate
  • Assists management with developing, performing, and documenting safety meetings for the maintenance department
  • Assists with monitoring and recording fuel and irrigation usage logs and report appropriately
  • Perform all other duties assigned by supervisor or manager

Experience Requirements

  • 2+ years golf course experience required
  • Prior management experience preferred, but not required
  • 2 or 4 year turf degree preferred, but not required
  • Supervisory experience preferred, but not required
  • A four-year college degree preferred, but not required
  • GCSAA Member or apprentice preferred, but not required
  • Knowledge of budgeting and expense management
  • Possess basic computer skills, Word and Excel
  • Must have a strong business aptitude and passion for the golf business
  • Must be highly organized and efficient with a high attention to detail
  • Must have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Date Job is Available


$45k- $52k

Job Application Instructions

To apply, please send all resumes and cover letters to Eric Thompson at ethompson@roycebrook.com. Thank you!

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