Course of the month: This month we feature the 14th hole at Walter E. Hall Golf Course in Everett. Brian Campbell is the superintendent who oversees this 184-yard, par-3 on the 6,443-yard, par-72 layout. His boss is Gary Sayre, the manager of the Golf and Parks Program for the City of Everett. He's retiring in September after nine years with the City of Everett and 40 years of wonderful contributions to the turfgrass community. 

Send your best course photos to mpsparks90@aol.com.

JOB POSTINGS

INDEX OF LISTINGS

1st Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

Assistant Superintendent in Training

Assistant-in-Training/ Irrigation Technician

Equipment Manager

Gardner—Grounds

Golf Course Mechanic/Shop Manager

Golf Course Superintendent

Grounds/Internship/Irrigation Technician

Irrigation Technician

Laborer

Maintenance

Second Golf Course Assistant Superintendent

Sports Complex Special Assistant

Golf Course Superintendent

FULL DESCRIPTION

POSITION

2nd Assistant Superintendent

Location

White Horse Golf Course
Kingston, WA

General Position Summary

Assists the Course Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent in presenting superbly maintained golf course, practice facility and grounds in an effort to enhance guests’ overall experience.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities

Secondary Functions

Specific Job Skills

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree in Turf Grass or Sports Turf Management preferred, or a combination of education and experience. Minimum of 2/3 years of experience working at an established golf course. Two to three years supervisory experience, preferred.

Job Scope

Performs essential and secondary functions with minimal supervision. Operates from established policies and procedures and industry specific golf course requirements. Follows all company policies and procedures. Decisions are made within general company policy constraints, but requires independent decision-making.

Decisions are made within general company policy constraints, but may require some independent decision making. Access to gaming floor, slot booth and cage.

Job Conditions

Working conditions include working outdoors in various weather conditions. Some evenings, weekends and holiday work are required and being on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Works routinely with chemicals, solvents, herbicides, pesticides and fertilizers taking necessary health and safety precautions and insures personnel do the same.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to operate golf course equipment to include mowing equipment, ability to climb and be able to carry and lift up to 100 lbs occasionally, 75 lbs frequently and 20-50 lbs on a regular basis. Must be able to stand, walk, bend, kneel, squat, climb and twist without restriction.

RÉsumÉs to

Click here to apply online.

Any questions, please contact:

Laree Miller
Human Resources
lareeMiller@clearwatercasino.com

Posted 8.11.17
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POSITION

Golf Course Superintendent

Location

The Golf Club at Redmond Ridge
Redmond, WA

Summary

The Golf Course Superintendent will have responsibility in golf course maintenance, equipment repair & maintenance, club house grounds, landscaping and related structures and buildings (pump stations, comfort stations, etc). The Superintendent will also include hiring and training, and providing direction for team members within company set processes and guidelines. In addition, the Superintendent will be responsible for meeting or exceeding the established standards for guest satisfaction as well as labor cost control/management.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Qualifications, Education, and/or experience

Work environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

benefits

RÉsumÉs to

Mike Slobojan
General Manager
mslobojan@redmondridgegolf.com

Posted 7.28.17
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POSITION

Second Assistant

Location

The Plateau Club
Sammamish, WA

Education Requirements

A turf certificate or a two year degree in Turf Management or related field

Experience Requirements

Prefer prior turf experience

Salary Range

$17/hr + OT

Benefits

Special Requirements

Must have a valid Washington pesticide license or the ability to obtain one within six months of employment. Prior experience handling chemicals, operating spraying rig is preferred but not essential. Maintain pesticide application records and being able to identify insects, diseases, and pests is a plus. Must be able to operate all turf equipment and train other team members

Position Open

August 2017

Comments

Candidate must possess a positive attitude and be highly self motivated while being able to motivate others. Must have the ability to work hard and have a strong willingness to learn and complete tasks in an efficient and timely manner to the standards that are set forth. Candidate should have a good eye for detail and take pride in his/her work. Should be willing to assist in all tasks, mowing and maintaining the golf course and training other team members, work long hours (weekdays and weekends), and have the dedication and commitment to want to grow and move up within the organization.

RÉsumÉs to

Jiim Myers
25625 E. Plateau Dr.
Sammamish, WA 98074 (Seattle area)

425-868-0451

jimm@plateauclub.com

Posted 6.26.17
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POSITION

Laborer—Full-time

Location

Ridgetop Golf
Gig Harbor, WA

Salary

$18 per hour (OT given)

Description

Ridgetop Golf is a Northwest Golf Contractor. We are looking for laborers for turf construction. We renovate golf courses in the Pacific Northwest. The laborer position will be helping with building bunkers, tees and greens. Position is available immediately.

Requirements

Job Conditions

Working conditions include outside in various weather conditions including heat, rain, and various temperatures

RÉsumÉs to

Kip Kalbrener
kip@ridgetopgolf.com

Posted 6.16.17
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Irrigation Technician

Location

Druids Glen Golf Course
Kent, WA

Salary

$16–18 per hour, DOE

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Qualifications, Education, and/or Experience

RÉsumÉs to

Don Firestone
donald.firestone@golfdruids.com

Posted 6.10.17
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POSITION

Maintenance

Location

Cedarcrest Golf Course
Marysville, WA

Description

Built in 1927, Cedarcrest Golf Course is Snohomish County's most established public golf facility. Located two miles east of Interstate 5, Cedarcrest is a favorite for golfers of all skill levels. This picturesque 3-star course, designed by golf architect John Steidel, offers an unparalleled golfing experience - challenging play, natural beauty, meticulous greens and endless fun. An abundance of mature evergreen trees line the fairways, natural water features are plentiful and the addition of 52 sand bunkers installed in 2010 guard the small undulating greens.

responsibilities

The duties listed here are representative of those typically found in this position for Premier Golf. Employees should consult with their manager individually for specific expectations.

Education and/or Experience

Two/four-year degree/certificate in related field preferred or equivalent experience. At least 1 year of golf course maintenance.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, and technical procedures. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

Certificates and Licenses

Washington State Pesticide applicator license or ability to obtain within 6 months.

Wages/Benefits

RÉsumÉs to

mwagenhoffer@premiergc.com

Posted 5.24.17
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POSITION

Full-time Ground/Internship/Irrigation Technician

Location

Kitsap Golf and Country Club
Bremerton, WA

Special Requirements

A qualified candidate will be self motivated, posses a positive attitude, have the ability to produce a high quality product as a member of a team or as an individual. Must be able to work early mornings and weekends

Job Description

This position would be ideal for recently turf graduates who are looking gain experience in the turf industry. Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

Educational Requirements

High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred

Date Available

As soon as possible

Pay

D.O.E

Benefits

RÉsumÉs to

Send résumé to Jason Krogman at superintendent@kitsapgolfcc.com

Posted 5.2.17
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POSITION

Assistant in Training

Location

Aldarra Golf Club
Sammamish, WA

Educational Requirements

Job Description

The AIT position is a developmental position which closely works with the Superintendent and Assistant(s)to develop knowledge and a skill set to become a Assistant Superintendent. You must be punctual, hard working, a good team member and have a strong desire to learn.

Course Description

Aldarra Golf Club is an 18-hole Tom Fazio design that opened in 2001. Our mission as a staff is to provide the best possible golf course each day. This is an opportunity to grow and learn at a club with all available resources. This is a management position. Assistants are encouraged to volunteer at tournaments to gain experience and network with individuals around the country. Attendance of local and national education seminars is also available.

Date Available

June 1, 2017

Salary Range

$16-18/hour, plus overtime

Benefits

RÉsumÉs to

Please submit résumés and cover letters to
aldarragcturf@gmail.com

Posted 5.1.17
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POSITION

Gardner—Grounds, full-time

Location

Seattle Public Schools
Seattle, WA

Description

Work performed under the direct supervision of Grounds Supervisor or designee, but without continual instructions. Performs various gardening and landscaping duties.

Essential Functions

Optional

Pesticide spraying as may occasionally be assigned to employees who possess a valid Washington State pesticide applicator's license

Minimum Qualifications

Good physical fitness with capability of working out-of-doors during periods of inclement weather; ability to lift or move objects and materials weighing approxi­mately 50 1bs.; experienced in the operation of small powered equipment of various types; ability to work from ladders and scaffolding; must possess valid Washington State driver's license; provide proof of public liability insurance if personal vehicle is used for School District business. Gardeners must provide their own transportation between and to school sites or job locations.

Salary

$19.91 hourly

Terms of Employment

Gardeners' salary schedule, full year, 8 hour day and 40 hour week, if full time, work at various locations.

Position Closes

4.30.17 at 5 p.m. PDT

RÉsumÉs to

Applicants must apply via our online tracking system. Please click here.

Posted 4.25.17
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POSITION

Sports Complex Special Assistant, full-time

Location

Seattle Public Schools
Seattle, WA

Description

The work days/hours for this position are: Wednesday – Sunday from 2:30–11 p.m.

This position's responsibility, under the general supervision of the Grounds Supervisor or designee, is to provide skilled grounds care and maintenance services for sports fields/complexes, school grounds and other District properties; performs general gardening, landscaping and custodial duties to ensure that grounds and property are properly cleaned and maintained. Work location assignments are determined by the Grounds Supervisor based on maintenance needs and may change regularly. Persons in this job may be assigned to work at any sports complex, school or other site, as needed.

Department

Grounds/Sports Complexes

Essential Functions

Other Functions

Performs related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position

Salary

$21.35 hourly

Position Closes

4.30.17 at 5 p.m. PDT

RÉsumÉs to

Applicants must apply via our online applicant tracing system. Please click here to apply.

Posted 4.25.17
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POSITION

Assistant-in-Training/Irrigation Technician

Location

Inglewood Golf Club
Kenmore, WA

Description

Under the general supervision of the Golf Course Superintendent and/or Assistant Superintendent, the Assistant-in-Training/Irrigation Technician will oversee the maintenance and performance of the Toro irrigation system on the 18 hole, private club layout. Central computer system and satellites updated to Lynx and VP in 2015. Candidate will also observe and participate as part of the Turf Management team, and when appropriate, supervise team members.

Responsibilities

Requirements

A detail-oriented person, must have the ability to maintain and oversee all components of the golf course irrigation system. Constantly striving to maintain uniform conditions throughout the golf course. Assistant-in-Training/Irrigation Technician must be able to work individually or as part of the management team, and be able to delegate responsibilities to team members when the opportunity arises. Requires appropriate physical strength and agility.

Starting Wage

$18 per hour, DOE

Benefits

Available

Immediately

RÉsumÉs to

Greg Matz, Superintendent
Inglewood Golf Club

Posted 4.24.17
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Golf Course Mechanic/Shop Manager

Location

Bear Creek Country Club
Woodinville, WA

Description

The individual will work under the supervision of the golf course superintendent to perform preventative maintenance, make repairs and keep records for all equipment needed to maintain the golf course.

The ideal candidate will have previous golf course experience, but at a minimum must have experience with preventative maintenance and repairs for gas, diesel and 2cycle engines and related mechanical systems.

Educational requirements

Requirements

Compensation

Benefits

Availability

Immediately

RÉsumÉs to

PJ Potuzak, CGCS
super@bearcreekcc.com

425-882-3060

Posted 4.17.17
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POSITION

Golf Course Superintendent

Location

Capitol City Golf Club
Olympia, WA

Description

Capitol City Golf Club is an 18-Hole championship golf course established in 1963. With a great location, just outside the City of Lacey city limits, Capitol City is a very successful golf course and restaurant operation. Known as one of the driest winter courses in the Western Washington, Capitol City sees abundant play year-round and was voted the Best of South Sound in 2015 & 2016. The course is set in a residential area and is a traditional Northwest design with tree lined fairways and classic bunkering and has just over 100 acres of turf. The current Superintendent has been at our facility for 17 years and is now heading to one of our sister courses. He has the golf course in good condition and we need someone to fill his shoes and continue to maintain the golf course in the pristine manner we are accustomed to.

JOB OVERVIEW

Responsible for operation of the golf course operation and maintenance. The responsibilities include: turf grass/plant material maintenance programs, property/asset management, personnel management, budget/forecasting, financial management, member relations, scheduling/maintenance or irrigation systems, pesticide applications, related recordings, and compliance of regulatory issues. The Golf Course Superintendent works to create an environment where staff is involved and enthusiastic, with open communications and respect for themselves, members, guests and the property.

BASIC FUNCTIONS

PRIMARY DUTIES

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIRED

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

RÉsumÉs to

Please send your resume and cover letter to steve.mcnelly@golfcapitolcity.com by Wednesday, April 26th.

Posted 4.14.17
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POSITION

Irrigation Technician

Location

McCormick Woods Golf Club
Port Orchard, WA

Salary

$11-$15 per hour, DOE

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Qualifications, Education, and/or Experience

RÉsumÉs to

Apply online: columbiahospitality.com/careers.php

Posted 4.13.17
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POSITION

1st Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

Location

Overlake Golf and Country Club
Medina, WA

description

18-hole private club in Medina, WA, minutes from downtown Seattle. Overlake’s golf course was designed by Arthur Vernon Macan in 1953. Overlake’s membership has a strong commitment to continuous improvements to the golf course and is in the middle of a golf course renovation including restored tees, bunkers and an updated drainage system. Golf course restoration and improvements as are currently underway under the supervision of golf course architect Jeff Mingay with project work continuing this spring.

Responsibilities

The 1st Assistant Golf Course Superintendent position supervises the positions of Greenskeeper, Spray Technician, and 2nd Assistant. This position is responsible for scheduling, supervising, training, developing and managing the performance of all direct reports. There are approximately 15-25 co-workers under the position’s direct supervision.

Requirements

To be successful in the position of 1st Assistant Golf Course Superintendent the following experience, education, knowledge, skills, abilities, education and training—or their equivalents—are required:

Starting Salary

$54,000–$60,000/year, DOE

Benefits

Starting Date

Immediately

RÉsumÉs to

Cory Brown
Golf Course Superintendent
Overlake Golf and Country Club
cbrown@overlakegcc.com

Posted 4.11.17
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POSITION

Assistant in Training

Location

Overlake Golf and Country Club
Medina, WA

description

18-hole private club in Medina, WA, minutes from downtown Seattle. Overlake’s golf course was designed by Arthur Vernon Macan in 1953. Overlake’s membership has a strong commitment to continuous improvements to the golf course and is in the middle of a golf course renovation including restored tees, bunkers and an updated drainage system. Golf course restoration and improvements as are currently underway under the supervision of golf course architect Jeff Mingay with project work continuing this spring.

Responsibilities

his is an entry-level management position which will give the candidate the skills to move into an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent position. Candidate will participate in all matters related to golf course management under the supervision of the Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents. Candidate will be working alongside the golf course maintenance staff and also manage small teams to accomplish projects and maintenance programs. The candidate will also be involved in conducting all pesticide and fertilizer applications and record keeping.

Requirements

To be successful in the position of Assistant In Training the following experience, education, knowledge, skills, abilities, education and training—or their equivalents—are required:

Starting salary

$18–20/hour, DOE

Benefits

Starting date

Immediately

RÉsumÉs to

Cory Brown
Golf Course Superintendent
Overlake Golf and Country Club
cbrown@overlakegcc.com

Posted 4.11.17
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POSITION

Golf Course Equipment Manager

Location

Inglewood Golf Club
Kenmore, WA

Description

Under the direction of the golf course superintendent, to make repairs and perform preventive maintenance on a variety of motorized equipment. The Equipment Manager functions as part of two person equipment maintenance team, responsible for all equipment needed to maintain the golf course.

The ideal candidate will have previous golf course experience, but at a minimum must have experience with repair and preventive maintenance on small engines and related mechanical systems.

Responsibilities

Employment Standards

Knowledge of the operation and preventative maintenance of modern golf course equipment, light and heavy construction equipment, and automotive repair. Skill in the use of a wide variety of equipment repair tools, and making various mechanical repairs. Ability to diagnose mechanical disorders and determine and implement appropriate repair and work. Requires appropriate physical strength and agility.

Compensation

Competitive wage, DOE

Benefits

Availability

Immediately

Contact/RÉsumÉs to

Greg Matz, Golf Course Superintendent

425 488 9808

greg@inglewoodgolfclub.com

Posted 4.4.17
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