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Seasonal Intern


Hermitage Country Club was established in 1900. The club now boasts exemplary facilities including 36 holes of championship golf, indoor and outdoor tennis, swimming and expansive dining outlets. Hermitage is a family-oriented club with an acute focus on providing the best possible experience day in and day out.

 The Manakin Course underwent a conversion from cool season grasses to Latitude 36 bermudagrass fairways and rough in July 2019. 55 acres of short grass are all mowed together producing a unique and amazingly conditioned golf course. The Manakin greens remained A-1 bent grass. A bunker renovation using Capillary Concrete is currently ongoing.

 The Sabot Golf Course consists mainly of Vamont bermudagrass. In conjunction with a full HDPE Rainbird irrigation installation, the greens are also being converted to Pure Eclipse bentgrass. A bunker renovation was just completed with Capillary concrete and Spruce Pine sand. The back nine greens and irrigation will follow the front nine in November 2022.

 Hermitage will demand the most out of any student with any skill level.  Our management staff prides themselves on making things as simple and efficient as possible.  We have all the toys to learn with; GPS sprayers, moisture meters, drone, excavator, etc. Please explore the club website as well as the Hermitage GCM Blog. 

Duties will involve all aspects of Golf Course Management.  Specifically this will include water management responsibilities, fertilizer and pesticide calibration and application as well as all aspects of turfgrass mowing, grooming, verticutting, topdressing, rolling and aerifying.  Intern will also be involved in IPM strategies along with crew management and team building.  An internship project will be self-created and accomplished during allotted internship period and at least one week will be spent with the equipment manager team.  Interns are required to attend all manager meetings in the morning and will have responsibilities pertaining to happenings on the golf course as a whole.  This will NOT be an exercise in weedeating and handwatering until 9:00 pm.

Educational Requirements

Should be enrolled in any type of college program.

Experience Requirements

No experience required.

Job Benefits

$18/hour - Overtime will be available as a typical work week is around 45-55 hours if desired. We will find you a place to live if necessary. Uniforms and lunch provided. Play golf whenever you want after work including at surrounding clubs. Volunteering for a professional tour event is a possibility. Summer vacations are no problem.

Date Job is Available

Salary

$18/hr

Job Application Instructions

Send resume and cover letter via email


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