"Utah Golf Course Superintendents Association"

Job Postings

Please email intermountaingcsa@gmail.com if you have a job you would like to be posted. (Please send in Word format). If you would like your vacancy emailed out to our membership, there is a $75 fee. All job remain on the board for 45 days unless filled. Contact the Utah GCSA for information!

Oquirrh Hills Golf Course Assistant Superintendent

Posted 2.19.24

Oquirrh Hills Golf Course, Tooele City Corp.
Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

Opening Date: February 19, 2024
Open Until Filled – First Applicant Review on Monday, February 26, 2024
Regular Full-time, Health and Retirement Benefits
Hiring at Assistant Superintendent Level I or II, DOE
Pay Range: $21.09 - $30.21 hourly, DOE

Oquirrh Hills is an 18-hole, city owned and operated golf course, located in Tooele, UT. The front nine is celebrating 75 year anniversary in 2024, the back nine opened in 2007. The course is 6580 yards, with narrow tree-lined fairways, and small, push-up style greens. The Assistant Superintendent works under the direction of the Golf Course Superintendent in the construction, maintenance, and repair of the golf course. Seasonal fluctuations will impact work responsibilities. As a working supervisor, incumbent will perform various administrative tasks, assist with hiring and personnel decisions, train and supervise staff in the safe and efficient completion of duties relating to the maintenance and care of turf and playing condition of the course. Other duties include application of chemicals, operation of equipment, maintenance and repair of irrigation system, assist mechanic with equipment service and repair, and responsibility for overall quality of the course and day-to-day maintenance staff scheduling.
Qualifications:
 High School diploma (or equivalent); Minimum 2 years increasingly responsible experience in maintenance and/or construction of golf course grounds, with a basic knowledge of technical aspects necessary to improve and maintain greens, tees and fairways, etc, and general playing condition of the golf course.
 Specialized training or education through college, technical training, workshops or seminars in plant biology, horticulture, agronomy, turf and greens maintenance, or landscape construction and maintenance.
 One year prior experience as a supervisor or in a lead position.
 Good interpersonal and communication skills and be able to work cooperatively with others.
 Knowledge of OSHA and other safety standards, and the ability to work extended hours during peak season as needed.
 Must be able to obtain pesticide applicators license within 6 months of hire.


Will also consider an equivalent combination of education and experience.
For more information and apply on-line, www.tooelecity.gov
For questions regarding this position or to send resume, contact Brian Roth CGCS at: brianr@tooelecity.gov

Mountain Dell Golf Course Head Superintendent

Posted 2.2.24

Position Title: Mountain Dell Golf Course Superintendent

Job Description: Reporting to the Golf Director, operates, maintains and assists in the development of a municipal golf course. This is a professional position involving supervisory responsibilities and advanced technical knowledge in golf course design and maintenance. Incumbent exercises independent judgement and discretion in the performance of their duties. This position requires working non-conventional hours and overtime as needed during peak golf season.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • Plans, organizes and implements the proper maintenance of putting greens, tees, fairways, roughs, bunkers, trees, ornamental plants and lakes.
  • Directs total maintenance program, assigning tasks to subordinate personnel, and evaluating their performance. Responsible for interviewing, hiring and discharging assigned employees.
  • Recommends and presents budgets to the Golf Director, and ensures that the budget is administered correctly. Recommends and participates in the selection of capital improvement projects.
  • Responsible for selecting and procuring equipment, supplies and materials.  Ensures that equipment is properly maintained and safely operated.
  • Analyzes disease, insect and other turf grass stress problems.  Selects appropriate fungicides, insecticides, fertilizers and other measures to resolve problems.
  • Maintains complex irrigation system for golf course. Redesigns and modifies system as necessary. Supervises electrical and plumbing repair of system.
  • Maintains records of maintenance activities.  Keeps records of personnel, equipment, supplies and schedules, including application of pesticides, fungicides, and fertilizers and their usage.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two years post high school study in Turf Management, Plant Sciences, Agronomy, Horticulture, Botany or related field with four (4) years experience in all phases of golf course management and turf culture, two (2) years of which must have been in a supervisory or lead capacity.  Extensive practical experience in golf course maintenance may be substituted for the formal education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
  • Must possess a Non-Commercial Pesticide Applicator's license within six months of employment.
  • Thorough knowledge of the methods, equipment, and materials used in construction, developing and maintaining a golf course.
  • Must establish and maintain membership in the Intermountain Golf Course Superintendents' Association upon employment.
  • Knowledge of the United States Golf Association Rules and Regulations.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license or driving privilege card.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Accreditation as a Certified Golf Course Superintendent by the GCSAA.
  • Membership in the Golf Course Superintendents' Association of America.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Moderately heavy physical activity.  Required to push, pull, or lift medium weights.  Difficult working positions.  Has to stand, walk, or sit uncomfortably for extended periods. Moderate exposure to elements such as heat, cold, dampness, fumes, noise, dust, or grease.  Risk of bodily injury is moderate under normal conditions.  Occupational safety and health hazards may be encountered under controlled conditions.
  • 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.

POSITION TYPE: Full Time

Salary: Based on experience

To apply, visit: https://slcgov.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/SLC/job/Golf-Mountain-Dell-Golf-Course/Mountain-Dell-Golf-Course-Superintendent_JR2924

Eagle Mountain Golf Course Assistant Superintendent

Posted 2.1.24

Eagle Mountain Golf Course Assistant Superintendent Job Opening

Eagle Mountain Golf Course is seeking a talented individual to join our maintenance team as Assistant Golf Course Superintendent. The position is an entry level management position
that will work directly with the Golf Course Superintendent in all aspects of our operation. We are looking for an individual who is ready to grow in the industry, learn all aspects of turf
management and bring their own ideas to further our maintenance goals. As Assistant Superintendent you will be involved with daily scheduling of staff, need to be able to perform all aspects of golf course set up, mowing, irrigation management and ideally, be ready to grow with Eagle Mountain. Being part of our management team, he or she will play a key role in our continuous improvement planning for both short- and long-term goals. This position is very much like other Assistant Superintendent positions; you will need to have great attention to detail, be an excellent communicator, have a strong work ethic and be willing to do whatever is needed on a daily basis. Above all of this, a positive attitude ready to have fun doing what we do is a must.  We love Eagle Mountain, we love what we do and are looking for a like-minded individual to join our team!

  • Compensation: $19.50 to $25.50 hourly DOE.
  • Minimum 2 years golf course maintenance experience or green industry equivalent
  • Working towards a degree in horticulture, plant science, turfgrass management, etc. is a plus 
  • Possess a non-commercial pesticide applicators license in Utah or be able to obtain one 
  • Strong communication skills

Please send resume to sheldonmpriest@gmail.com and chrism@pga.com

Assistant Superintendent-Bonneville Golf Course

Posted 1.22.24

 

Position Title: Assistant Superintendent - Bonneville Golf Course

Job Description: 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.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Responds to adverse conditions such as turf damage or disease, fungus control, animal damage, vandalism, or other conditions, which adversely affect golf course playability.
  • Supervises and trains subordinate salaried and seasonal personnel. Assumes golf course maintenance and personnel related responsibilities during Superintendent's absence.
  • Trains personnel to safely maintain and operate equipment. Performs minor maintenance and daily periodic maintenance on vehicles and equipment.
  • 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.
  • In compliance with federal, state and local regulations, applies fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, algaecides and/or other chemicals to the golf course as needed.
  • Performs other duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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.
  • Ability to assess situations, establish priorities, and make appropriate decisions with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of U.S. Golf Association Rules and Regulations.
  • Ability to relate well with the general public under varying or stressful circumstances.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license or driving privilege card.
  • Possession of a Non-Commercial Pesticide Applicator's Certificate, or ability to obtain one within six months of employment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • 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.
  • 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.

Position Type: Full-Time

Position Salary Range: $21.54/hr - $34.93/hr

Full Time/Part Time: Full time

Scheduled Hours: 40

To apply, please visit: https://slcgov.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/SLC/job/Golf-Bonneville-Golf-Course/Assistant-Superintendent---Bonneville-Golf-Course_JR2862

Hidden Valley Country Club - Assistant Superintendent

Posted 1.5.24

Assistant Superintendent - Hidden Valley Country Club
Are you interested in elevating your career in the turf industry? Do you have the passion and desire to be a Golf Course Superintendent? Are you a team player who takes pride in their work and appreciates seeing the fruits of your labor enjoyed by a diverse membership? Hidden Valley is a 27-hole Country Club located in Sandy, UT situated against the Wasatch Mountains and we are looking for a Year-Round Assistant Superintendent. This role will work in conjunction with the Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, 2nd Assistant Superintendent, Irrigation Tech., Spray Tech, and 23 other employees. Our previous Lead Assistant recently accepted the Head Superintendent position at the Ledges in St. George. Our goal is to continue to push our Assistants to better themselves and ultimately find a Superintendent job.

 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Seeking individual who is eager to learn and strives to be a Superintendent
  • 2+ years of golf course experience
  • Ability to work outdoors for long periods, sometimes in inclement weather
  • Able to operate light and heavy machinery
  • Strong leadership qualities and communication skills
  • Self motivated along with the ability to take written and verbal instructions
  • High attention to detail
  • Disciplined work ethic

Job Functions:
We encourage our management team to be leaders rather than bosses. To lead by example, to be involved with the day-to-day tasks and ensuring the product we are putting out is reaching our standards. We work hard but play hard too. The desired candidate for this position will be well rounded with a minimum of basic understanding regarding golf course operation but most importantly will fit in to the culture that we have created at Hidden Valley.

Compensation/Benefits
Salary $55,000-$65,000 DOE

  • Golf benefits
  • Lunch provided when working
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement
  • Health Insurance Covered 100% for employee
  • Holiday Bonus

Please send resumes to Ryan@Hiddenvalley.cc

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"Utah Golf Course Superintendents Association"

Membership Inquiry

Membership in the Utah GCSA is open to any individual directly involved in the turf industry. Golf course superintendents, assistants, employees of members, manufacturers, distributors, educators, turf maintenance professionals, turfgrass students and specialists are all welcome. Membership classifications are assigned according to the Utah GCSA Bylaws.