The assistant golf course superintendent reports directly to the golf course superintendent. Under the superintendent's supervision, the assistant superintendent directs and participates in the maintenance of the golf course tees, greens, fairways, rough, landscaped areas. The assistant golf course superintendent will be responsible for the direct supervision of the crew and being in charge for managing a weekend. A self motivating individual, team leader, being able to diagnose turf problems, and some mechanical knowledge is necessary to be an integral part of the Agronomy team. The assistant superintendent may serve in the superintendent's capacity during his/her absence.
Warm season grass experience a plus.
Participate in the daily monitoring of putting greens using POGO.
Possession of a valid driver's license.
Current state certification or licensing as a pesticide applicator, 90 days to attain license in or out of state.
Able to attain Florida golf course BMP certification.
Knowledge of basic math, spray equipment calibration, safety oriented
Plan, organize, manage and supervise daily tasks implemented by the superintendent.
Perform other duties as requested.
Working knowledge of the maintenance of golf course tees, fairways and greens; planting, cultivating, pruning, and caring for plants, shrubs, and trees; characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners; herbicides and pest control methods and materials; drainage control methods; irrigation control system setup, troubleshooting, and repairs.
Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of workers and equipment; prepare clear and concise reports; maintain effective employee and public relations; being able to communicate to your team and satisfying member requirements.
Work is primarily outdoors with some indoor exposure. Potential exposure to sharp and rapid equipment movement, sharp utensils, harmful chemicals, and/or being exposed to flying golf balls.
Create a positive, attentive professional service environment in all golf departments.
Conduct daily facility walk through and PPE requirements are being followed to ensure safety requirements are being followed for the safety of employees and members.
Golf Club of The Everglades has been a distinctive part of Southwest Florida’s golf landscape for more than 20 years. It is a private, Members-only Club that is one of the most exclusive and respected in Naples, FL. Our private Golf Course is an eighteen-hole 7,352 yard, par 72 design by master Golf Course architect Rees Jones. Distinguished as one of the finest walkable designs in the State, it offers one of the top practice facilities anywhere coupled with golf instruction for every level. Golf Club of The Everglades offers a first-class golf experience in a relaxed setting that is in keeping with the rich tradition and ambiance of the Club.