Position: Irrigation Specialist
Facility: Ohio State University Golf Club
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Under direction of Golf Course Superintendent, plans, supervise, and participates in maintenance and repairs of golf course irrigation system. Responsible for basic electricity and electrical test equipment such as multi-meters, wire tracers, and locators. Oversight of the golf course irrigation system, including but not limited to: pumps, motors, sprinklers, valves, solenoids, and two wire irrigation system components.
Responsible for the irrigation computer system and will help with programming, running, and troubleshooting any issues. Track and maintain all inventories for normal and emergency repairs and maintain accurate records of repairs.
Assists with supervision, maintenance and repairs of all golf course grounds, buildings and machinery, including hand-watering, course setup, drainage installation, fertilizing, and some chemical applications.
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For more information, contact Dennis Bowsher at email@example.com.
Position: Golf Course Superintendent
Facility: The Club at Nevillewood
Location: Presto, PA
The Club at Nevillewood and Community
The Club at Nevillewood is a private, member owned country club with full membership. The Jack Nicklaus Signature Course is a unique layout in western Pennsylvania, and the centerpiece of an upscale community. The Club is looking to replace the only Golf Course Superintendent in our 31-year history, who will be retiring this year. The course was designed to be an enjoyable, yet challenging test of golf, and has a reputation for its excellent playing conditions.
The Club initiated a Master Improvement Plan in 2019 that included renovations to the first floor of the clubhouse, the pool area and the addition of a state of the art fitness building. The upper two floors of the clubhouse are being renovated this winter. The next phases of our Master Plan will include levelling the practice tees, installing mats and building/expanding a short game area in 2024.
Golf Course Superintendent Job Description:
The Golf Course Superintendent is responsible for the management, planning, preparation and playing conditions on the 230-acre championship caliber golf course and the clubhouse grounds. The Golf Course Superintendent is responsible for all purchasing decisions for equipment and agronomic supplies, and therefore must possess the financial acumen necessary to prepare and manage a budget in excess of $2,000,000. The GC Superintendent must be able to recruit, train, manage and motivate a cohesive team of 24 – 26 employees.
Strong planning and organizational skills plus a positive attitude are necessary for success. He/she must be able to communicate effectively with members, other department heads, employees and vendors and be a visible presence among those groups.
The Golf Course Superintendent will report directly to the General Manager/Chief Operating Officer, while also working collaboratively with the Grounds Committee on course maintenance issues and to develop and implement upcoming course improvement projects.
The ideal candidate will be a Golf Course Superintendent who has a proven track record for providing exceptional playing conditions and will have the following qualifications:
$2,100,000 operating budget for the golf course and grounds, plus capital for equipment, etc
Salary and Benefits:
$140,000 - $160,000 starting salary commensurate with experience. Family health insurance including vision and dental, 401K with 2% match, vehicle allowance, Christmas bonus. Dues + expenses for local, state, GCSAA conferences.
How to apply:
Resumes are currently being accepted, with a deadline of February 20, 2023. Email your resume and a cover letter (in Word or pdf format) that explains your qualifications and why you should be considered for this position to Richard Naumann, GM/COO at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates will be selected for interviews in mid-February with interviews expected in early March. The new Golf Course Superintendent is scheduled to assume their role in April or May.
Current Golf Course Superintendent:
Ken Flisek, CGCS
Position: Equipment Manager
Facility: Highland Meadows Golf Club
Location: Sylvania, Ohio
Highland Meadows Golf Club, located in Sylvania Ohio, is approximately one mile south of the Michigan and Ohio border and hosts the LPGA Marathon Classic annually. The club was founded in 1925 and designed by Sandy Alves. The club has recently completed a driving range renovation as well as a complete bunker renovation. The club is debt free and has a waiting list in all membership categories.
The right candidate will work closely with the superintendent and the assistant to understand the daily needs of the course and staff.
Mechanical background preferably at a golf course, will train the right candidate on golf operations.
Equipment Manager Job Description:
Greg Pattinson, Golf Course Superintendent
7455 Erie Street, Sylvania, OH 43560
Position: Assistant in Training (AIT)
Facility: Dayton Country Club
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Staff management, budgeting, irrigation repair, product application, equipment operation, staff training, snow removal, chainsaw operation, landscaping, equipment maintenance, and any other discipline associated with turf management. This individual ideally should be working towards furthering themselves in a career in Turfgrass Management. This is a full time position with availability starting 3/6/2023.
Salary range: Starting at $18/hr
Benefits: Available health care, 401k, personal days, lunch, golf, discount in golf shop and dining areas, uniform allowance, paid local and national dues, good times.
Contact Ryan D’Autremont
Location: Oak Harbor, Ohio
Ideal candidates must have a genuine passion for agronomic practices and maintenance management. OHGC is owned by a closely held family oriented corporation, and ownership may be available for the right person. As Golf Course Superintendent, you will be responsible for overseeing the maintenance and agronomic practices of the golf course and adjacent grounds, including the clubhouse landscaping and maintenance. Responsibilities also include overseeing the repair and maintenance of all golf course-related equipment.
Education and Experience Requirements
Job Type: Full-time
Schedule: Minimum 60 hour work week March 1 – Oct 31, 40 hours in off season with 6 weeks off.
Email cover letter and resume to Chuck Benes at email@example.com.