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Seasonal Intern

Internship

Yellowstone Club is the worlds only private, members only ski and golf community. The Tom Weiskopf design, 18 hole golf course offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and landscape. 

This seasonal internship will expose a motivated individual to all facets of golf course management encountered at a private club in the Rocky Mountains. Sitting at nearly 8,000’, the Yellowstone Club offers the Intern the experiences required to maintain cool-season turf to high standards in a short growing season. The Student Intern works closely with the Director of Agronomy, Superintendent, and assistants, actively participating in a variety of agronomic practices essential in preparing for a career in the Golf Course Management industry. There is also opportunity to gain construction experience as the club continues its 6- year renovation master plan including green, tee, bunker, and irrigation system replacement.  The Intern must be a self-starter, willing to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, weekends, holidays and diverse tournament schedules. While overtime is always offered, Yellowstone Club strives for a work-life balance, offering two days off per week throughout the internship.  

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Assist in routine agronomic practices in the upkeep of putting greens, tees, fairways, roughs, bunkers, ponds, streams and related structures. Proficient on a variety of equipment with the ability to properly demonstrate equipment use to co-workers.

• Monitor soil conditions using TDR or POGO sensors, hand-watering as needed.

• Perform sprayer and spreader calibration and application of fertilizers and pesticides.

• Maintain application records related to the use of chemicals on the course, while tracking chemical inventories.

• Daily course set-up and club tournament preparations.

• Constant monitoring of the turfgrass systems during the growing season, ensuring the proper water, nutrient, and disease prevention levels.

• Project coordination and crew leadership on a variety of tasks associated with assigned golf holes.

• Other duties as assigned.

 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Works closely with the seasonal maintenance staff, ensuring proper and safe use of maintenance facility and equipment, and will occasionally supervise a small team for specific projects especially on assigned holes.

 

Educational Requirements

Participant or recent graduate of an accredited turf program.

Experience Requirements

 2 seasons of golf course maintenance work experience preferred 

Special Requirements

• Requires a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record as approved by the Company’s insurance carrier.

• The candidate should aspire to pursue a career in golf course management, have strong organizational skills, be highly organized and team oriented.

• Requires strong leadership capabilities.

• Spanish speaking helpful but not required.

Job Benefits

Free housing, daily meal provided, uniform, paid holidays, health insurance after 30 days of employment, discounted merchandise in golf and sports retail shop, golf privileges, the opportunity to work and live surrounded by majestic peaks adjacent to Yellowstone National Park.

Date Job is Available

Salary

$20 to $20 per hour

Overtime: Yes

Job Application Instructions

Please email cover letter and resume with references to Liam Millar, Assistant Superintendent Liam.Millar@yellowstoneclub.com


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