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Assistant Superintendent



The River Club is a private, secluded escape located less than an hour north of downtown Atlanta, GA in the historic suburb of Suwanee. A resort-style lifestyle that caters to those seeking the ultimate in family fun and recreation. All centered around a championship golf course and the Lakeside Sports Center featuring 3 pools, 8 tennis courts and a 24-hour fitness center all of which provide the ultimate country club experience. Established in 2005 as the centerpiece of the number one luxury community in the state of Georgia. The River Club is a certified Audubon Sanctuary and nestles up to the famed Chattahoochee River that includes a 32,000 square foot mountain retreat style clubhouse offering indoor and outdoor dining with breathtaking views.


Golf Course

The River Club, a beautifully designed championship golf course by Greg Norman, presents a unique and compelling challenge for players of every level, while providing one of the most luxurious golf experiences in the greater Atlanta area.

Measuring nearly 7,200 yards, our par 72 golf course opened in 2005 and has become the focal point within The River Club community. The River Club has hosted two US Open local qualifiers and most recently the Georgia State Mid-Amateur Championship. From our meticulously maintained Tif Sport Bermudagrass fairways to our pristine A1/A4 Bentgrass greens, we work tirelessly to showcase an exceptional golfing environment to all our members and guests. 


Job Summary

The First Assistant Superintendent is responsible for all golf course maintenance operations, and staff under the leadership of the Golf Course Superintendent to ensure healthy growth of the golf course and clubhouse grounds grasses, trees, and other plant materials. The duties include assessing and providing guidance and expertise to maintain rigorous industry and environmental standards in turf quality, including use of specialized knowledge in various fields of agronomy and horticulture.


Daily Operations

·         Train and Implement Procedures for Golf Course Maintenance Staff

·         Perform Chemical and Fertilizer applications.

·         Daily water management of Greens, Tees, and Fairways

·         Daily evaluation of turf for wear, disease, moisture, cut quality, growth rate, etc.

·         Assign and develop work-efficient schedules to meet staffing needs of Golf Operations and as warranted, recruit and hire staff to provide superior level of member services.

·         Determine appropriate personnel action (counseling, written warnings, suspension or termination) in the event of performance, attendance problems or violations of company policies coordinate with Senior Management and Human Resources as necessary.

·         Effective communication with staff, members, and other management.

Educational Requirements

Min 2-year College Agronomy Degree

Experience Requirements

·         2-3 years’ experience in Golf Course Maintenance

·         Ability to obtain a Pesticide Applicators License within 90 days of employment

·         Advanced knowledge of regulatory requirements and recordkeeping as required by local, state and federal laws

·         Diplomatic team player able to foster relationships with Members, Employee Partners and guests

·         Bilingual (English - Spanish) communication ability preferred

Special Requirements

Please send resumes and cover letters to:

Dan Harris

Golf Course Superintendent

The River Club


Job Benefits

·         Medical/Dental/Vision

·         Vacation

·         Uniforms

·         Golfing Privileges

·         Continuing education and association dues

Date Job is Available


$60,000 to $65,000 per year

Overtime: No

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