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Assistant Superintendent

Full-time

Fieldstone Golf Club, located in Greenville, Delaware, is looking for someone who is ready to join a great company with rapid potential to grow within Troon Golf. The ideal candidate will consider this position a partnership to further enhance their career goals while at the same time delivering the highest possible product to members and guests. 

This position will report directly to the Regional Director of Agronomy/GC Superintendent and offers unique access to upward career mobility. 

Club Highlights:

  • (9) FT (13) Seasonal H2B
  • Maintenance budget - $1.75M, Capital budget $215,000
  • Club has recently completed renovations of bunkers, practice facilities and a modified irrigation upgrade.
  • Future priorities include continued tree removal, cart path repairs, irrigation upgrades and tee renovation (in-house)
  • Relatively new mix of John Deere and Toro equipment 
  • Upgraded sprinkler heads and satellites in 2021-2022 and pump station in 2021.

Why Work for Fieldstone Golf Club and Troon Golf?

Prestige and Reputation: Troon Golf is widely recognized as a global leader in golf course management and development. The company has built a strong reputation for excellence, innovation, and high-quality service in the industry. Working for Troon Golf allows you to be associated with a prestigious brand that is respected worldwide.

Diverse Portfolio: Troon Golf manages a diverse portfolio of golf courses and resorts across the globe. This provides employees with the opportunity to work in different locations, experience varying golf course designs and landscapes, and gain exposure to different cultures and markets. The variety of properties managed by Troon Golf can offer a unique and enriching career experience.

Career Development and Advancement: Troon Golf is committed to the professional development of its employees. The company offers training programs, educational resources, and career advancement opportunities to help employees grow and excel in their roles. Whether you're starting your career or looking to advance to higher positions, Troon Golf provides a supportive environment for career progression.

Collaborative and Supportive Culture: Troon Golf promotes a collaborative and team-oriented work culture. The company emphasizes communication, teamwork, and mutual support among its employees. This fosters a positive and inclusive work environment where employees can collaborate, learn from one another, and collectively contribute to the success of the organization.

Commitment to Excellence: Troon Golf has a strong commitment to delivering exceptional experiences for golfers and guests. The company prioritizes high-quality service, attention to detail, and continuous improvement in all aspects of golf course management and operations. Working for Troon Golf allows you to be part of a team dedicated to excellence and providing memorable experiences for customers.

Initial Priorities of Position:

  • Leads the technical aspects of chemical/fertilizer applications (including mixing, safety compliance, record keeping and making applications utilizing 2023 Toro GPS MultiPro sprayers), water management and cultural practices.
  • Ensures daily standards are being met through small crew management, collaborating with other Assistants and Superintendent. 
  • Assist in the planning and execution of daily course maintenance activities, including mowing, irrigation, fertilization, pest control, and weed management. Ensure that the course is maintained to the highest standards of playability and aesthetics.
  • Oversee and provide guidance to the maintenance staff, including training, scheduling, and task assignment. Ensure that all staff members are properly trained in equipment operation, safety protocols, and course maintenance practices.
  • Assist in the operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of the course's irrigation system (Toro Lynx).
  • Assist in preparing the golf course for tournaments, events, and daily play. This may involve setting up tee markers, hole locations, signage, and coordinating with the golf shop or event organizers.

Key Responsibilities, Skills, and Aptitude:

  • Perform routine safety inspections on all spraying and fertilizer equipment.
  • Reads, understands and keeps current up-to-date material safety data sheets (MSDS).
  • Maintain chemical storage and mixing areas in compliance with governmental regulations.
  • Responsible for ensuring the safety and direction of chemical/fertilizer handlers and/or helpers.
  • Maintain a log of applications and files related reports.
  • Responsible for hand spraying and maintaining proper mixing amounts and application techniques.
  • Keep up-to-date on knowledge of chemicals/fertilizers that are being applied.
  • Ensure proper calibration of all spraying/fertilizing equipment.
  • Supervise and assist maintenance staff in daily duties.
  • Ensure all company policies and procedures are followed including compliance with government regulations.
  • Ensure associates obtain proper license needed to perform job tasks safely and within city, state, and federal regulations. Addresses directly all real or perceived environmental concerns.
  • Assist with interviewing, hiring, training, planning, assigning, and directing work, evaluating performance, rewarding, and disciplining associates; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Manage department members that may include, but is not limited to: Environmental Technician.
  • Assures that effective orientation and training are given to each new associate. Develops ongoing training programs.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree, or equivalent from a 2-or-4-year college in agronomy, plant or turfgrass science is preferred
  • 4 + years of relevant experience.
  • Have or be able to obtain a DE Pesticide Applicators License within 60 days of hire. 
  • Experience in a private club setting is preferred, but not required
  • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus

Compensation and Benefits: 

  • Salary: $65,000-$80,000 dependent on experience
  • Short- and Long-term disability
  • Paid Time Off with flexible scheduling, including a three-day weekend, every other week throughout the year
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401k
  • Uniforms
  • Cell phone allowance
  • Meals
  • Golf Privileges
  • Continuing education through regional seminars and conferences

About Us:

Fieldstone is a private club nestled on 184 acres in the rolling hills of northern Delaware featuring dramatic elevation changes, bent grass fairways, numerous sets of tees per hole, and old-world bunkering. The pristine nature of the property was preserved to provide members and their guests with an unparalleled golf experience. Hand-laid rock walls that wound through the property were preserved and incorporated into the design plan. 

Over the past several years, the club has invested in its continued success through a complete bunker renovation with Dana Fry that is currently underway, a practice facility renovation in 2021 including the installation of Tahoma 31 target fairway and a Trackman Range system, and a phased upgrade of the irrigation system. 

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree, or equivalent from a 2-or-4-year college in agronomy, plant or turfgrass science is preferred
  • Have or be able to obtain a DE Pesticide Applicators License within 60 days of hire. 

Experience Requirements

  • 4 + years of relevant experience.
  • Experience in a private club setting is preferred, but not required

Job Benefits

  • Short- and Long-term disability
  • Paid Time Off with flexible scheduling, including a three-day weekend, every other week throughout the year
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401k
  • Uniforms
  • Cell phone allowance
  • Meals
  • Golf Privileges
  • Continuing education through regional seminars and conferences

Date Job is Available

Salary

$65,000 to $80,000 per year

Overtime: No

Job Application Instructions

Interested applicants should apply using the application URL


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