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Assistant Superintendent


Job Title: Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

Reports to: Director of Agronomy/Superintendent

FLSA Category: Salary/Exempt Position

Compensation: $70,000 Annual Salary Commensurate with Experience

Incentive: Performance Incentive of up to 20% of Base Salary

Relocation: Relocation Assistance Available, Including On-Site Housing

Location: Barbuda Ocean Club

Barbuda, Eastern Caribbean

About The Club:

Barbuda Ocean Club is a member-only residential community in the heart of the Caribbean just north of Antigua. Barbuda Ocean Club is a Discovery Land Company property, where Discovery creates modern luxury residential communities in spectacular settings, providing unparalleled amenities and experiences for families. At the Barbuda Ocean Club, families enjoy a world-class 18-hole course designed by Tom Fazio, outdoor activities, dining and the Caribbean’s best beaches. Some noteworthy information:

  • English is the official language of Barbuda.
  • The club spans over 900 acres, with 8 miles of beach.
  • The first 9 holes were grassed in 2021.
  • The second 9 holes are currently growing in.
  • Driving range to be constructed.
  • Rainbird irrigation with Cirrus Classic Central Control.

    To learn more about the Club, visit their webpage at https://barbudaoceanclub.com/. To learn more about Discovery Land Company, visit their webpage at https://discoverylandco.com/.


    Position Trajectory:

    This is an opportunity to be part of an established and growing organization that creates premier and spectacular residential communities around the globe and to be part of one of its newer properties. In this position, you will experience agronomic practices ranging from construction, grow-in and maintenance that will prepare you for your next opportunity. An opportunity to grow at the Barbuda Ocean Club or at one of Discovery Land Company’s other properties.

    Position Summary:

    This hands-on leadership position is responsible for leading, directing, overseeing, assisting, training, and coaching the staff. The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent will be responsible and be involved with all activities, including course maintenance, grow-in, and construction. Activities would include assisting in budgeting, developing agronomical plans, scheduling, and implementing daily activities such as course setup, daily maintenance, cultural practices, chemical calibration and application, irrigation problem solving and repair, and leading projects and enhancements.




                 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Leading the team, delegating and assigning assignments, providing guidance, training, coaching, and assisting, and ensuring work is completed as expected and in a timely manner.
    • Assisting in planning and scheduling all maintenance activities and staff in performing grounds maintenance processes and procedures.
    • Assisting in managing and overseeing chemical/fertilizer applications.
    • Inspecting turf conditions, advising the Superintendent, recommending corrective action, and implementing/overseeing corrective action.
    • Training staff and ensuring all safety policies and procedures are practiced and turf equipment and tools are safely and efficiently operated, cared for, and properly stored.
    • Monitoring and recognizing performance issues, coaching staff, and ensuring performance standards are met.
    • Complying with all regulations, policies, work procedures, and instructions.
    • Communicating and interacting with members, guests, coworkers, management, staff, and others professionally, courteously, and positively representing the Club.
    • Fills in for the Superintendent and the technicians when needed.


      Qualifications (knowledge, skills, and abilities):

    • Experience and knowledge in golf course maintenance.
    • Experience in leading golf course maintenance teams and projects.
    • Knowledge of chemical pesticide and fertilizer products and their applications.
    • Knowledge of irrigation utilization, drainage installation, repair, and maintenance.
    • A current pesticide license or the ability to acquire a license.
    • A Bachelor’s, associate, or Certificate in turf grass management or related experience.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Paspalum experience is a plus but not required.



    • The club will cover expenses and facilitate the visa process for employees and any dependents.
    • 100% Paid international ex-pat benefits, including medical coverage for employees and dependents.
    • Will pay GCSAA national and local association membership fees.
    • Generous paid time off benefits for vacation and sick leave.
    • Attractive international tax-exempt benefits.
    • Club paid travel benefits on and off the island.
    • On-Site housing.
    • Club provided meals.



Date Job is Available


$69,000 to $70,000 per year

Overtime: No

Job Application Instructions

Please apply at the Triumph Group job portal

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