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Assistant Superintendent

By Plum Creek Golf Club, Carmel, Indiana, - updated September 15

Kelly Kluesner, 12401 Lynnwood Blvd, Carmel, IN 46033-8815, Carmel, Indiana, 46033, Telephone: 3175739900


Position Summary:


Responsible for all activities related to the care and maintenance of the golf course, grounds, and equipment.  Assists the Superintendent with planning and implementing budget and operating plans.  Hires, trains and supervises staff.  Responsibilities also include applying relevant landscaping, horticultural principles to assure that quality standards are consistently achieved and/or exceeded.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Assist in the development of the annual maintenance budget and operating plan.  Implement the plan according to operating policies and procedures to ensure cost containment.
  • Plan and implement staffing schedules to ensure quality standards are achieved at minimum employee cost.
  • Supervise and perform various maintenance duties to maintain the golf course in proper playing condition according to  standards.
  • Supervise then development and maintenance of drainage and irrigation
  • Supervise all planting, fertilizing and care of turf, plants, shrubs, and trees on the golf course and grounds.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of a fertilizer, aeration and Integrated Pest Management program for proper turf grass and plant care
  • Supervise course construction projects.
  • Ensure maintenance of all appropriate quality and cleanliness standards including, but not limited to, employee hygiene and uniforms, equipment repair areas, equipment storage areas, chemical and fertilizer storage areas, receiving areas, washing areas, lunch room areas, restrooms, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, OSHA rules and regulations, relating to chemical and fertilizer storage and disposal, employee safety, public safety, etc
  • Manage employment activities for applicable staff members, including but not limited to, personnel recruitment and selection, performance evaluations, training, compensation, discipline and termination, etc.
  • Maintain accurate records for pertaining to department activities including, but not limited to, labor schedules, course maintenance, construction activities, equipment repair, fertilizer and chemical applications and pest control practices.  
  • Maintain knowledge of current and projected industry developments through continuous participation in relevant trade associations and organizations.
  • Perform other duties as appropriate.


Educational Requirements

·         High school education required, college degree preferred.


Experience Requirements

  • 1-2 years golf course maintenance, supervisory and/or management experience
  • Demonstrated experience and capability in the areas of budget development, fiscal management, strategic planning, staff management.
  • Demonstrated quality written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required including nights/weekends.
  • Positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations.


Special Requirements

Current Superintendent is retiring at the end of the 2020 season.   New Superintendent will be hired to start between October 15th and December 1st.

Job Benefits

No Health Insurance / Benefits at this time

Flexible Schedule

2 Week Holiday Break plus Vacation weeks

Bonus Potential

Date Job is Available


$47,000 - $52,000

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