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Golf Course Superintendent

Glenwild Golf Club and Spa


Under direction and guidance from the Director of Agronomy, the Golf Course Superintendent manages and participates in the general maintenance of 18 holes of golf and associated facilities related to the Club, including tennis courts, pumping stations, Clubhouse grounds and maintenance facility.  Responsibilities include hiring, employee training, delegating work assignments and overseeing job performance.

The Superintendent works closely with the Director of Agronomy and Assistant Superintendent mastering the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in the turf industry.  The Golf Course Superintendent may serve in the Director of Agronomy's capacity in his absence.                                                                      

STATUS:  Full Time / Year round                                                              

FLSA:  Exempt; pay range $55,000 - 60,000 per year                                                                                                      

REPORTS TO:  The Director of Agronomy and General Manager                                                                                   


  • Hiring, training, daily scheduling and supervision of seasonal maintenance staff, including the management of employee’s time and payroll.
  • Oversees the completion of work assignments by crew members and assists with field decisions regarding job procedures, work standards, and safe yet efficient machinery use.
  • Constant monitoring of turfgrass systems during the growing season, ensuring proper water, nutrient, and disease prevention levels.
  • Operation and maintenance of pumping and irrigation systems - including program scheduling, assisting in repairs and winterization.
  • Communicating regularly with other members of the organization's management team to discuss events, goals and member input.
  • Monitors sprayer/spreader calibration and application of fertilizers and pesticides; responsibilities include the safety and direction of chemical handlers and/or helpers as well as the proper tank mixing of spray program as specified by the Director.
  • Daily recordkeeping of staff activities, employee issues, weather data, cultural practices and irrigation use.
  • Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Daily supervision of the Seasonal maintenance staff, ensuring proper and safe use of maintenance facility and equipment; assist in personnel management and evaluation.  The Golf Course Superintendent must be a highly organized and motivated individual, willing to work long hours in variable weather conditions, weekends, holidays and emergency calls as needed.


  • Minimum 3 years experience as Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent, plus 2 or 4 year degree in turfgrass-related field required.
  • Experience in all phases of golf course management and turf culture, along with a working knowledge of course renovation and construction, preferred.
  • Requires a valid driver’s license, and an acceptable driving record as approved by the Company’s insurance carrier.
  • Candidate will be required to obtain and maintain a valid State of Utah non-commercial pesticide applicator’s license within 30 days of starting.
  • The candidate should desire to pursue a career in golf course management, have strong organizational skills, be highly organized and detail oriented.  Must have effective written and oral communication skills and computer proficiency.
  • Requires a high degree of administrative and leadership ability, especially in terms of problem solving and decision making.

BENEFITS:  Health, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D insurance for employee and dependents, end of year bonus, paid holidays, accrued paid time-off, uniform, expenses involved in attending local and national educational seminars, GCSAA and IGCSA membership dues, discounts in the Glenwild Shop and Spa, complimentary daily meals or meal allowance during the summer months and golfing privileges.




            Mike Valiant, CGCS - Director of Agronomy



Glenwild Golf Club & Spa, is Utah’s premier private golf community. The Tom Fazio designed championship course is recognized as "BEST IN UTAH" since opening in 2001 and ranking #163 on Golf Digest Second Greatest 100 list. The golf season is from May thru October with the majority of the activity occurring in July and August.  During the winter months snowshoeing and cross country skiing is offered on the course.



Job #:


Job Title:

Golf Course Mechanic - Wasatch

Opening Date/Time:

  Thu. 02/22/18 12:00 AM Mountain Time

Closing Date/Time:

  Sun. 03/18/18 11:59 PM Mountain Time


$16.39 - $23.95 Hourly

Job Type:

Full Time


Wasatch County, Utah


560 Department of Natural Resources

Number of Openings:



This position is eligible for a full benefits package including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, a retirement plan, plus paid leave to include annual, sick, and holiday pay. The State requires employees to receive their pay through direct deposit. If selected, you will receive more information about these benefit options and enrollment information through our onboarding process and during your first week or two on the job.

Driver License Requirements:

Employees hired for this recruitment will be subject to the Driver Eligibility standards found at the following link:

Physical Address:

Wasatch Golf Course P.O. Box 10 Midway, Utah 84049

Recruiter Name:

Trish Anderson

Recruiter Telephone Number:


Recruiter Email Address:

Overtime Exempt:


Schedule Code:

B - Competitive Career Service - Employment in this position requires a probationary period.

EEO Statement:

The State of Utah is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability. Reasonable accommodations provided to known disabilities of individuals in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For accommodation information or if you need special accommodations to complete the application process, contact the Dept. of Human Resource Mgmt. at 801-538-3025 or TTY 801-538-3696.


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Job Description Benefits Supplemental Questions

Job Description
Does working at one of the most popular golf courses in Utah sound like something you would love to do?  Are you experienced at diagnosing mechanical problems with a variety of machines and equipment?  Wouldn't it be great if you could combine both of these things?  Well you can when you come and work with Utah State Parks Wasatch Golf Course as their Lead Auto Worker (Golf Course Mechanic).

Principle Duties
 As the Lead Auto Worker (Golf Course Mechanic) you will:

  • Prioritize equipment repair and maintenance work needed
  • Repairs and adjusts engines and cutting mechanisms on various heavy and light mowing equipment
  • Sets up and modifies new equipment as needed
  • Communicates any needs or problems relating to maintenance or repair of equipment with the Superintendent and/or Assistant Superintendent
  • Maintains a preventive maintenance program within budget on all equipment
  • Purchases repair parts and replacement supplies
  • Recommends equipment purchases and leases
  • Oversees the shop area maintenance

The Ideal Candidate
 The ideal candidate will possess:

  • At least 3-5 years experience of golf course maintenance equipment repair and service
  • Professional working knowledge of reel and bedknife grinders
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical troubles and determine appropriate maintenance required
  • Previous experience with equipment repair tools used on a golf course
  • Previous experience with the following:
    • Diesel, electric and gasoline powered equipment:
      • Rollers
      • Mowers
      • Golf Carts
  • Ability to diagnose failing equipment and the most cost efficient repairs


  • Those with previous experience and a working knowledge of:
    • internal combustion engines
    • golf carts
    • mowing equipment
    • basic computer programs
    • purchasing equipment
    • proper recycling and/or disposal of various oils, compounds and other fluids (antifreeze, oil filters, etc.)

You will have the opportunity to work with great people who take pride in the over 220 acres of turf that we manage as we host over 100,000 9-hole rounds of golf every year.  The Wasatch Golf Course at Wasatch Mountain State Park is the flagship of the State Park system.  Our golf facility is located on one of the most popular and busiest golf courses in Utah.  The environment is wonderful to be around and so is working with our team!!!  The State of Utah  offers great benefits and generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work-life balance.  Click here to view a summary of the benefits offered.  Come and join us where everyday is a new adventure!

The Agency
Click here for more information about the Utah Division of State Parks.         



East Bay Golf Course/Parks and Recreation Department
Full-time Exempt Position


Posted: February 27, 2018

Essential Duties: This is skilled supervisory, management, and administrative work responsible to oversee the maintenance, construction, and quality of play of East Bay Golf Course grounds, facilities, and equipment. The individual appointed to this position will be required to perform the following duties: develop, coordinate, and implement maintenance and operations plans for City golf course, grounds, and facilities; direct preventative and scheduled maintenance of the golf course and associated equipment; lead capital replacement and renovation projects; develop work programs to improve course playing conditions; proactively diagnose, treat, and resolve grounds-related issues; lay out and mark course for tournaments; rotate pin placement and course adjustments; submit costs and time estimates on projects; schedule contractors; obtain necessary permits and ensure legal compliance on all projects; oversee development of schematics, plans, and project designs; oversee operation of golf course irrigation system; lay out, direct, and participate in the construction and renovation of course greens, tees, and fairways; oversee the seeding, watering, mowing, grading, sodding, and maintenance of the City golf course and its vegetation; supervise janitorial duties of restrooms and other facilities; remove snow and ice from facilities; direct and supervise the application and storage of fertilizer, insecticides, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and other chemicals; inspect turf and vegetation and develop maintenance plans; identify vegetative disease and develop viable solutions if needed; determine need for supplemental irrigation to sustain or encourage turf growth; supervise, plan, and coordinate the work of golf course maintenance staff; align all course management efforts with the general direction from Golf Professional; develop and monitor work schedules according to business needs; oversee staff training; conduct performance evaluations and recommend disciplinary action if needed; assist with staffing decisions as needed; monitor work of personnel and contractors and maintain appropriate records; assist in budget development process; control use of fuel station and other consumable supplies; maintain various statistical reports; assist other staff members as needed; and perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Plant Science, Horticulture, Biology, or closely related field and four (4) years of turf management, golf course maintenance, or job-related field OR an equivalent combination of job-related education and experience [substituting each one (1) year of post-secondary training/education for six (6) months of experience]. 

License(s)/Certificate(s): A valid, lawful Driver’s License is required and a Utah Non-Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certificate is required within six months of hire. GCSAA Certified Golf Course Superintendent Accreditation desired. 

Selection Factors: Knowledge of modern management and supervisory techniques; various grounds, golf course maintenance, and construction equipment; landscape and sprinkler system design and flow pumps; turf management and proper application and storage of chemicals; successful golf course maintenance practices and techniques; mowing techniques specific to golf course maintenance; related laws, codes, rules, and regulations governing functions of the position; appropriate safety procedures; the operations, functions, and terminology common to the work; and basic English composition, spelling, and grammar. Skill in maintaining a well-groomed and playable golf course and practicing trust-building behaviors. Ability to recognize and identify common weeds, pests, and diseases; perform basic math calculations; prepare clear, concise, and accurate reports; and perform duties in a manner that demonstrates respect, integrity, courtesy, and kindness towards fellow workers, customers, and the general public at all times.

Salary: $52,151 - $71,891 annually (range 29). Payment will be made by direct deposit and overtime will be accrued as compensatory time. Position also includes a benefits package, including: medical, dental, life, and LTD insurance plans, retirement plans, employee assistance and wellness programs, and sick, vacation, and holiday leaves. Optional plans available include: health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, a health savings account, vision and AD&D insurance, legal assistance, home and auto insurance, ID theft protection, supplemental medical insurance, and deferred compensation (401k, 457 & IRA) plans. 

Screening: Based on meeting the minimum requirements and job-related experience, skills, knowledge, and education. Hiring for this position may be based largely upon an oral interview. Criminal background checks are conducted on all City positions. Non-disclosure may result in dismissal.

Physical/Environmental Factors: Requires physical strength and agility to perform the work including sitting, standing, walking, crawling, maneuvering on the ground, reaching, stooping; crouching, pulling and/or pushing, carrying, grasping, lifting, regular work with hands, use of motorized equipment, and other varied physical activities associated with maintenance work. Also requires exposure to adverse weather conditions, hazardous conditions, noxious chemicals and contact with the public and other stressful conditions related to the workplace. Note: Employee may be subject to on-call status.

Pre-employment Testing: Prior to appointment, applicant will be required to successfully pass a drug screening and background investigation. Individuals with unsatisfactory drug screen results will be ineligible for appointment or application to any Provo City position for a minimum period of six (6) months.

To Apply: Apply online at or at the Provo City Division of Human Resources located at 351 West Center, Provo, UT. 

Closing Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2018.


2/16/18                                                        West Valley City

Job Description- Parks and Recreation

Job Title:                     Second Assistant Golf Superintendent                          

Division:                      Golf Maintenance                               

Reports To:                 Golf Course Superintendent                                       

FLSA Status:               Non-Exempt                                        

Prepared By:              Parks and Recreation Department                                                                                

Approved By:             Human Resource Office                                                                         


Sets up golf course for play.  Maintains irrigation system and performs various maintenance and turf care duties.                                            

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Set up golf course for daily play and tournament play.  Including but not limited to, rules of golf, cup placement methods, tee replacement methods, hazard marking, and cleaning and policing grounds.

Maintain irrigation system piping network including repair and installation of new pipe. 

Assist in the design layout and installation of sprinkler systems.

Perform duties such as winterizing sprinkler system in winter and flush watering systems in spring.

Safely perform mowing, weeding, spraying, fertilizing, tree trimming, etc., of general turf areas.

Identify need to initiate various aspects of spraying programs related to the prevention or eradication of pests, fungus, and insects; assure chemicals are properly stored and used in conformity with city, state or federal regulations.

Safely perform routine maintenance repairs on storage areas, hand tools, power driver mowers, plant material systems, irrigation systems, etc. as requested.  Substantial knowledge of drip irrigation required.

Safely perform routine maintenance duties such as shoveling snow off walkways, generally keeping walkways and parking lots in an orderly fashion, collecting and disposing of waste, etc.

bending and lifting required on a daily basis.  Working safely on uneven grounds in all manner of weather conditions.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervises Golf Course General Maintenance Worker/Laborers and volunteers.                                                                                              


Knowledge of golf and the rules of golf pertaining to course playability and setup is a must.  Skilled in operation of all golf course mowing equipment including but not limited to greens and tree mowers, fairway mowers and rough mowers.  Equipment operating principles and procedures.  Ability to operate hand held power tools.

Knowledge of irrigation systems and controllers.  A working understanding of turf, plan life, trees, fertilizers, insecticides, etc.  and maintenance of the same. 

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.  Ability to interact with superiors, subordinates and general public in a cooperative, harmonious manner.  Ability to act as a team player. 

Being a self-starter that can act in a manner consistent with the Golf Course Superintendent's concept of turf and grounds maintenance. 

Ability to observe, maintain and make suggestions toward performing duties safely.  Working hours are often very early to very late.  Weekends, holidays and overtime work is required on a semi-regular basis.

Education and/or Experience:

Graduation from a standard senior high school or GED equivalent; plus two years golf course experience required.  Valid Utah Driver License is required and pesticide applicators license is required within three months of employment.                                           

Language Skills: Not applicable                                                                                                                                        

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Not applicable

Other Skills and Abilities: Not applicable                                                                                         

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to stand, walk for extended periods, sit, use hands and arms; talk or hear.  Must frequently move up to 50 pounds.  Frequent periods, sit, use hands and arms; talk or hear. Frequent pushing, pulling, driving of equipment, working with hands above head for extended periods.  Specific vision abilities include peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

Exposure to intermittent stress due to human behavior and job tasks.


Assessing Citizen Needs:

Decision Making:

Effcient and Effective Use of Resouces:

Ensuring Safe Work Practices and Conditions:

Leadership and Influence:

Personal Responsibility and Self Management:

Sharing and Transferring Knowledge:

Teamwork and Collaboration:



Assistant Golf Course Superintendent - Mountain Dell Golf Course

Salary - $37,190 - $60,320                  


Under the general direction of a Golf Course Superintendent, provides skilled maintenance and upkeep on a municipal golf course, which includes following schedules for turf management, repair and construction. This position involves supervisory responsibilities and technical knowledge in golf course design and maintenance.

This position requires working non-conventional hours and overtime as needed during peak golfing season.


1.   Operates various mowers, top dressers, sod cutters, bunker rakes, aerators, backhoes, loaders, sprayers, and numerous other types of equipment ranging in size from hand-held to heavy equipment in the day-to-day operation, maintenance and modification of an assigned municipal golf course.

2.   Operates and maintains irrigation systems for assigned golf course, including installation and repair of pipe, automatic valves, valve-in-head sprinklers, pumps, pumping stations, manual control systems, electrical control systems and/or computer control systems.

3.   Responds to adverse conditions such as turf damage or disease, fungus control, animal damage, vandalism, or other conditions, which adversely affect golf course playability.

4.   Supervises and trains subordinate salaried and seasonal personnel. Assumes golf course maintenance and personnel related responsibilities during Superintendent's absence.

5.   Trains personnel to safely maintain and operate equipment. Performs minor maintenance and daily periodic maintenance on vehicles and equipment.

6.   Ensures supplies and materials are adequate and available. Reports inventory needs to Superintendent. May provide input regarding budget, equipment procurement, and staffing requirements as needed.

7.   In compliance with federal, state and local regulations, applies fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, algaecides and/or other chemicals to the golf course as needed.

  1. Performs other duties as required.


1.   High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalency plus two years’ experience in the maintenance or a golf course. Must have knowledge of maintenance procedures necessary to preserve golf course playability.

2.   Ability to assess situations, establish priorities, and make appropriate decisions with minimal supervision.

      3.    Knowledge of U.S. Golf Association Rules and Regulations.

4.   Ability to relate well with the general public under varying or stressful circumstances.

5.   Possession of a valid driver’s license or driving privilege card.

6.   Possession of a Non-Commercial Pesticide Applicator's Certificate, or ability to obtain one within six months of employment.


  1. Moderately heavy physical activity. Required to push, pull or lift medium to heavy weights. Difficult working positions. Must stand, walk or sit uncomfortably for extended periods. Moderate exposure to disagreeable elements such as heat, cold, dampness, fumes, noise, dust, and/or grease. Exposure to pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, algaecides, and fertilizers, which may pose health, environmental and/or occupational hazards if improperly handled and applied.
  2. Intermittent exposure to stressful situations as a result of human behavior.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified. 

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

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