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Internship

The BallenIsles Country Club Agronomy Internship Program provides a unique experience only BallenIsles can offer. Our vision is to create an experience where an individual comes away feeling empowered, knowledgeable, and confident to take the next step. Our program centers on collaboration of an individual’s educational and experience level with real world, practical, hands-on learning including agronomic planning and management, asset preservation and operational excellence. The goal is to expose and develop interns to an array of skills in both tournament and daily playing conditioning. We have both short- and long-term internship programs that will be tailored to your skill set, education, and customized to meet your school’s requirements. 

 The Internship Experience  

 Students will be introduced to critical agronomic elements of golf course maintenance such as personnel management, financial management, equipment operation and maintenance, maintenance facility organization and upkeep, fertilizer and plant protectant application techniques, pesticide laws and regulations, member and guest communication, irrigation maintenance and management, career development, environmental stewardship, career planning, and networking. 

 Examples:  

·         Participate in daily maintenance activities.  

·         Learn and participate in agronomic activities including plant protectant applications and fertilization.  

·         Attend management meetings. 

·         Exposure to financial management  

·         Opportunity to build crew schedules and conduct crew meetings. 

·         Diversified learning opportunities in and out of maintenance. Examples -  

o    Club Management / GM  

o    Golf Operations 

o    Equipment Management  

o    Irrigation Management     

o    Landscape Management  

o    Troon Agronomist 

o    Attend Professional Development Classes  

o    Career development - Resume and mock interviews   

·         Visit neighboring courses 

Requirements 

·         Applicants of all experience and education levels will be considered.  

·         Career minded and highly motivated.  

·         Team player and positive attitude  

·         Be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate degree, or certificate program.  

·         Have appropriate authorization to work in the United States  

·         Possess the minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) required by their college or university.  

·         International students must be currently enrolled in a US college or university and possess all visas and employment authorizations required prior to the start of the internship.

·         Ability to read and speak English may be required in order to perform the duties of the job (e.g. the associates may be required to communicate with English speaking members or co-workers, the manuals for the equipment the associates may use are in English).

Certificates/Licenses:

·         A valid Driver’s License is required as well as a satisfactory driving history to meet insurance requirements.

 Job Benefits 

·         Uniforms provided 

·         Complimentary on duty meals

·         Golf privileges 

 Internships available.  

·         3-to-6-month internships are available year round  

 Pay 

·            Competitive wage based on experience.  $17-22/hr.

·            Voluntary Housing Program available 

·            Overtime may be available based on business levels and operational needs.

Date Job is Available

Salary

$17 to $22 per hour

Overtime: Yes

Job Application Instructions

Email your resume.  Include Agronomy Internship in the subject line. Email: srichardson@ballenisles.org


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