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Assistant Superintendent


The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent at San Joaquin Country Club is responsible for the daily operation and staff management for one of the premier 18-Hole Private Clubs in Central California.

 The Assistant Superintendent reports to the Golf Course Superintendent and is accountable for detailed course conditioning, staff development, diligent water management practices, equipment operations, as well as all chemical & fertilizer applications and fertility programs.  Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: leadership within the golf maintenance operation, daily staff scheduling, staff training that emphasizes intricate attention to details in regards to golf course management and the clubhouse grounds, daily course set up, irrigation repair and maintenance as well as maintaining compliance of all regulatory issues.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Horticulture or Plant Science.
  • An Associate’s degree from an intensive two-year turf grass management program.
  • 3-5 years’ progressive experience working on a golf course with supervisory experience.
  • Previous supervisory experience in a private club setting is a plus.
  • Possess or be able to obtain a valid California Pesticide - Qualified Applicator’s License (QAL) or Qualified Applicator’s Certificate (QAC) within 6 months of employment

Experience Requirements

  • Experience with Toro Lynx Irrigation central operation and sprinkler heads.
  • Intricate knowledge of warm season grasses in particular Bermudagrass on tees, fairways and roughs in hot, dry summer climate.
  • Experience with Bentgrass management on greens in warm summer climate as well as cool, moist winter conditions.
  • Overseeding experience.
  • Broad understanding of managing warm and cool season grasses in difficult winter periods with heavy frost and potential fog.

Special Requirements

The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent is responsible for overseeing and providing direction in all aspects of the golf course and grounds facilities administration including course maintenance and human resource management. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·         Maintain positive relationships between the golf course management department, members, guests, employees and community

·         Preserve a direct line of communication with Golf Course Superintendent to implement a maintenance schedule that compliments and enhances the membership experience

·         Assist and monitor the golf course budget with the Golf Course Superintendent

·         Exhibit a strong eye for attention to details

·         Execute water management programs that ensure firm playing conditions

·         Familiarity with Toro Irrigation central and satellite operations

·         Astute knowledge of Warm season grasses – Bermudagrass on tees, fairways and roughs

·         Experience with Bentgrass management on greens in warm summer climate

·         Oversee golf course equipment and support with preventative maintenance programs and repairs

·         Assist in the development of the facility's golf course maintenance long and short-term objectives, goals, policies and programs

·         Perceptive upkeep and repair to entire clubhouse and entrance grounds

·         Establish and maintain on-going employee training programs

·         Maintain effective cost controls for labor and other expenses

·         Contribute to proactive soil and water chemistry management programs

·         Ensure proper calibration of equipment and applications of chemicals and fertilizers


Job Benefits

·         Medical and dental

·         Golf privileges

·         Meals provided

·         Cell phone allowance

·         Clothing allowance

·         Company truck available for local business use

·         GCSAA and Central California GCSA Membership

·         Continuing Education fully covered.


Date Job is Available


$65,000 to $85,000 per year

Overtime: No

Job Application Instructions

Send resume to club - AsstSuperSearchSJCC2022@gmail.com

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