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Assistant Superintendent

Full-time

Belle Haven Country Club, a private club established in 1924, is seeking an eager and ambitious Assistant Superintendent to add to their golf course maintenance staff. Situated in Alexandria, Virginia, a mere 10 miles from Washington D.C, the club is home to an 18-hole golf course that provides breathtaking views of the Potomac River. 

The golf course underwent a complete renovation in 2002, led by architect Art Hills, and features a playing surface of creeping bentgrass and greens that adhere to USGA specifications with A-4 creeping bentgrass. 

Club highlights:

  • Operating Budget: $2.6 Million +
  • Annual rounds: 30,000
  • Irrigation System: Toro LTC Plus with Lynx operating system, Flowtronex pump station, 1,300 heads
  • Staff size: 28 in season and 18 off season
  • $1 Million Renovation of the Short Game Area beginning March 2024

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

The Assistant Superintendent at Belle Haven Country Club is responsible for assisting the Director of Golf Course & Club Grounds with the planning, scheduling, execution, and supervision of all golf course maintenance activities. These tasks encompass personnel management, fertilizer and pesticide application with a GPS sprayer, irrigation repair, water management, facility maintenance, and various in-house course improvements.

SUCCESS TRAITS OF INDIVIDUAL:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Self-motivated: Always looking for the next way to contribute and help the team.
  • Optimistic and enthusiastic to tackle each day as it comes
  • High attention to detail
  • Team builder that develops sincere relationships with their teammates. 
  • Strong problem solver
  • Enjoys achieving goals consistently with a commitment to professional growth and development.
  • Basic computer skills

INITIAL PRIORITIES OF POSITION:

  • Help manage and lead the crew
  • Assist with daily course setup
  • Perform sprayer and spreader calibration and application of fertilizers and pesticides; responsibilities include the safety and direction of chemical handlers and/or helpers as well as the proper tank mixing as specified by the Director. 
  • Help to coordinate and manage the Short Game Area renovation beginning in March

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • 2 or 4-year degree in turfgrass-related field, preferred 
  • 2+ years of golf course work experience
  • Must be able to obtain VA Pesticide License within 3 months of employment
  • Spanish speaking a plus 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

  • $75,000 - $85,000, DOE
  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vacation Benefits: 80 hours after 1 full year of employment
  • 401k with employer match
  • $750 clothing allowance
  • Cell phone reimbursement up to $75.00 per month
  • Local and National associations dues

Educational Requirements

  • 2 or 4-year degree in turfgrass-related field, preferred 
  • Must be able to obtain VA Pesticide License within 3 months of employment

Experience Requirements

 

  • 2+ years of golf course work experience

Job Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vacation Benefits: 80 hours after 1 full year of employment
  • 401k with employer match
  • $750 clothing allowance
  • Cell phone reimbursement up to $75.00 per month
  • Local and National associations dues

Date Job is Available

Salary

$75,000 to $85,000 per year

Overtime: No

Job Application Instructions

Interested applicants should apply using the application URL


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