JOB POSTINGS

Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

Description

Peninsula Golf Club is seeking a full-time, permanent employee to fill the position of Assistant Golf Course Superintendent. The ideal candidate’s qualifications will include; having a valid Washington State Pesticide Applicators License, type Private Commercial or being able to acquire one in a timely fashion, having a valid Washington State Driver’s License and Social Security Card. Additionally, we are looking for a person who can help the course to be the best it can be each day. They must be willing to do the things it takes to bring the golf course to the next level, takes ownership and has pride in work ethic. Knowledge of irrigation, drainage, grounds and greens keeping and being able to run the machinery it takes to do those things. Knowing your way around a shop and having mechanical awareness is a plus. Be able to express their thoughts, feelings and ideas with respect and good humor. Understand and enjoy playing the game of golf. This position reports directly to the Superintendent, who reports to the Board of Directors. There is a benefits package that includes health, vacation and holiday that would be discussed with the awarded candidate.

Salary

30K plus DOE

Résumés to

pgcsup@gmail.com

We will be accepting resume’s thru October and will follow that with phone interviews in November.

Peninsula Golf Club on the Olympic Peninsula—Port Angeles, WA (9.22.18)
Description

Bald Eagle Golf Club located in the scenic coastal community of Point Roberts, is an 18-Hole championship golf course designed by Wayne Carleton, now under the direction of new Ownership. In 2003, Bald Eagle was ranked as the 8th Best New Public Course by Golf Digest Magazine. Bald Eagle is known for its classic design, aesthetic value and dry conditions, set in a mature forested setting in Point Roberts WA.

Overview

The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent reports directly to the Golf Course Superintendent. Under the Superintendent's guidance, the Assistant Superintendent will direct and participate in the maintenance of the golf course and practice facilities. The Assistant Superintendent will also play an integral role in leading staff members as well as hiring and training new staff to meet and exceed the expectation level and standards of the Bald Eagle Golf Club. The Assistant Superintendent may serve in the Superintendent's capacity during an absence.

General Responsibilities and Requirements
  1. Inspect golf facility on a daily basis, monitor the conditioning and playability of all 18 holes and practice areas
  2. Delegate and schedule daily responsibilities to maintenance staff with Superintendent
  3. Assist in maintaining inventory and advise Superintendent and Mechanic of any equipment and/or supplies in need to ensure the proper maintenance and efficiency of the operation
  4. Supervise the staff and participate in conducting performance appraisals to ensure the standards are achieved to meet and exceed the expectations of the Bald Eagle Golf Club
  5. Make recommendations to the Superintendent related to the maintenance necessary to meet and exceed the expectation levels of the Bald Eagle Golf Club
  6. Assist in establishing annual operating and capital expenditure budgets and review payroll reports for accuracy and approval
  7. Instruct and train staff in safe equipment use, proper maintenance, and safe operating procedures
  8. Organize and keep accurate records on maintenance procedures, pesticide/fertilizer applications, safety meetings, and staff assignments
  9. Assist in the renovation of the golf course. A working knowledge of course renovation and construction will be considered an asset.
  10. Supervises and participates in the operation/maintenance of pumps, rainbird irrigation system and drainage systems. Troubleshoot, program, repair in coordination with superintendent
  11. Supervises and/or operates the use of pesticides and fertility applications by performing accurate calibration techniques to all equipment and training
  12. Operates with the highest competency all golf course related equipment, including specialty machinery needed to renovate and maintain the golf course
  13. Complies with all of the Bald Eagle Golf Club policies and procedures as set out by the Superintendent and Management team
Qualifications
  • Degree or certificate in Turfgrass Management or related field considered an asset
  • Experience as Superintendent, Assistant, 2nd Assistant Superintendent, Foreman with a proven background in a progressive environment
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Computer skills including Microsoft office programs, Rainbird Software, e-mail, internet, social media, staffing software
  • Valid driver’s license and pesticide applicators certificate or capable of attaining within 6 months of employment
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to do what it takes, working long hours, weekends and holidays
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving skills, taking initiative based on professional interpretation
  • Self-motivated, hands on and willing to contribute to the agronomic team to provide high quality turf conditions
Salary Range

$3,500 – $4,000 per month D.O.E.

 Résumés to

Please send your resume and cover letter via email to:

Leah White—Administration

leah@baldeaglegc.com

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected will be called for an interview.

Bald Eagle Golf Club—Point Roberts (8.22.18)

EQUIPMENT MANAGER

Course Operation

Facility is an 18-hole private club established in 1900. Our equipment fleet is a combination of new Toro and John Deere equipment all updated within last 5-7 years. Maintenance facility was built and completed in 2000.

Responsibilities

The Equipment Manager reports daily to the Superintendent and oversees a comprehensive preventative maintenance program and repairs to all golf course equipment. This position will assist in training employees on equipment, conduct safety meetings and play a large role in planning/construction of new wash bay. The candidate will also provide recommendations for purchase/lease capital equipment.

Requirements

Individual must have 3 years of experience in maintenance and repair of golf course equipment. Must provide a set of tools and possess the ability to lift 50 pounds. Candidate will display good communication skills and ability to work well with others.

Starting Wage

This is a full-time position with competitive wages depending on experience/qualifications.

Benefits

Seattle Golf Club will provide medical, dental, vision and life insurance, paid annual vacation, sick time, holiday pay, 401-K retirement plan, tool allowance, lunches, Christmas bonus, uniforms, paid association dues and continuing education, golf privileges and Proshop discounts.

Start Date

September 2018

 Résumés to

Matt Schuldt
Seattle Golf Club
210 NW 145th St.
Seattle WA, 98177
206-362-1209

mattschuldt@seattlegolfclub.com

Seattle Golf Club—Seattle, WA
Course Operation
  • 18 hole private golf club established in 1923
  • Toro equipment
  • Equipment lease program in place
Responsibilities

The Equipment Manager will be responsible for maintenance and repair of all golf course equipment. This includes small engine repair and cutting unit rebuilding and adjustment.

Requirements
  • Experience of three years in golf course maintenance and repair
  • Ability to implement a equipment maintenance program
  • Good team work and communication skills
Compensation/Benefits
  • Full time hourly position
  • Insurance benefits—medical, dental, vision
  • Benefits include vacation, sick and holidays
  • 401K
  • Paid association dues and education expenses
Availability

Immediately

Résumés to

John Alexander
Fircrest Golf Club
1500 Regents BLVD
Fircrest WA 98466

253-219-7373

John@fircrestgolf.com

Fircrest Golf Club—Fircrest, WA

GOLF COURSE GROUNDSKEEPER

Description

The Seattle Parks and Recreation Department (SPR) provides numerous benefits to the people of Seattle-healthy people, a healthy environment, financial sustainability and strong communities. This Department manages a 6,200-acre park system of 465 parks and extensive natural areas including four golf courses, three driving ranges, and the pitch-and-putt course.  

SPR golf courses provide a high-quality golf experience for golfers.  More than 200,000 rounds of golf are played annually at the courses and help is needed to smoothly run the ground maintenance operations.

We are currently hiring for Golf Course Groundskeeper II positions.  A pool of successful candidates from this hiring process will be used to fill both regular, benefited positions and temporary positions for up to one year.

Responsibilities
  • Mows greens and fairways; roughs bunkers and tee areas; cleans and rakes sand bunkers; maintains ball washers and related facilities; changes cup and tee placements.
  • Operates mowers, tractor and gang mowers, aerifiers, trailered equipment, and small power equipment such as drills, chain saws, grinders and buffers, solder guns, air hammers, compressors, and other tools, equipment and trucks used in golf course maintenance, construction, and repair work.
  • Aerifies, seeds, top dresses turf and lays sod; plants and maintains bushes and flowers.
  • Constructs, installs, and repairs golf course sod according to design plans and diagrams.
  • Digs holes and trenches to maintain or construct irrigation and drainage lines; shores excavation; installs pipe and backfills excavation; repairs and maintains irrigation systems.
  • Performs various landscape work including installing railroad ties for the development of flower beds, raking, digging, tree planting, pruning bushes, cutting brush and applying non-license chemicals.
  • Assist with adjustments to electronic irrigation system.
  • Reads work orders and obtains needed supplies; completes forms and writes simple reports on work; maintains accurate records of time and materials used.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications
  • Golf Course Groundskeeper II—Requires six month's experiences in golf course grounds maintenance or general landscaping
Work Environment/Physical Demands
  • Requires the ability to work outside 95% of the time, in all types of weather conditions.
  • Required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • May need to utilize some personal protective equipment such as respirator, gloves, ear protection, safety toe boots, and hats.
 License, Certification and Other Requirements
  • A current, valid Driver's License.
  • A current, 5 year complete driving abstract from the Department of Licensing  driverslicense/requestyourrecord is required to be attached to this application or hand delivered to Parks Human Resources at: 100 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109 by the closing date and time for consideration in this process.
  • Current regular City employees that are currently in a driving position may not be required to submit an abstract.
  • Pre employment physical required prior to hire
Salary

$20.22 Hourly

Closing

2.6.18, 4 p.m.

Additional Information

Regular positions are seasonal (full-time employment [six (6) months] in late spring/summer/early fall; laid off in the winter/fall), and offer full benefits, vacation, and sick leave during the season. Off season opportunities may be available for additional hours.

Temporary seasonal employees will receive 5% premium pay in lieu of benefits to start.

Résumés to

You may apply online by clicking here.

Golf Course Groundskeeper II—City of Seattle (11.16.18)

GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT

Description

Royal Oaks Country Club is member owned private club located in Vancouver, Washington. The course was established in 1945 and is rated in the top 5 private Golf Courses in the state of Washington. Royal Oaks Country Club is considered to be one of the premier courses in the Portland Metro Area. Our current superintendent who has been with the club for 33 years is retiring May 2019.

Over the years the course has been maintained to high standard and is in excellent playing condition year round. The membership expects there to be continuous improvement as to maintain those high standards.

Mission Statement

Royal Oaks Country Club is a full-service family oriented country club, serving its members in a very high quality manner with golf as the club’s primary offering.

Club Management Structure

Royal Oaks Country Club is a board and committee run club with three department heads (Clubhouse Manager, Head Golf Professional, Golf Course Superintendent) that report directly to the Executive Committee.

  • $1.2 million operating budget, $125K capital budget
  • Rainbird Cirrus Irrigation System
  • 35K rounds per year
  • 15-18 staff summer/12 winter
Responsibilities
  • Attend all Green Committee meetings (run by committee chair) and monthly Board of Director meetings. Attendance at other meetings as necessary.
  • Maintain the appearance and safety of the course by diagnosing and treating agronomic issues
  • Supervises irrigation scheduling and repairs; maintaining cool season turf grasses; managing course preparations for tournament and daily play; integrating environmental programs specializing in Integrated Pest Management; scheduling and supervising capital improvement projects.
  • Responsible for overall appearance of golf course, clubhouse landscaping and perimeter boundaries
  • Responsible for ensuring maintenance staff performs duties in compliance with highest level of safety standards.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other department heads
  • Responsible for all Human Resources related functions for the Green Department.
  • Develop and execute annual maintenance plan and budget for course.
  • Responsible for environmental recording and reporting including maintaining our current Audubon Certification
  • Execution of the current long-range plan as approved by the Green Committee
Benefits
  • Fully paid group, medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401(K) with employer matching contributions
  • Vacation, holidays and sick leave
  • Truck allowance
  • Meals
  • Golf and facility privileges
Qualifications
  • 5+ years as a golf course superintendent and / or assistant. Certification is preferred.
  • Degree in turf management or related field
  • Strong background in cool season grasses, diseases, weeds and aquatics
  • Energetic, passionate, professional, detailed oriented, engaging and a solid golf background
  • Experience in hiring, training, supervision, development, evaluation and discipline of employees
  • Solid record keeping and computer skills with Microsoft Office programs
  • Efficient management and administration of golf course maintenance operation
  • Ability to formulate an annual operating and capital budget and adhere closely to them
  • Safeguarding, maintaining and applying all pesticides pursuant to applicable laws and regulations, federal, state and local
  • Valid state pesticide license or ability to obtain one within 3 months
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Recommend and supervise the purchase, lease, installation and maintenance of golf course equipment and improvements
Start Date

April 15, 2019

Salary

Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Résumés to

Send a pdf file of your resume and cover letter to GCSsearch@royaloaks.net

Deadline to submit applications December 31, 2018

Royal Oaks Country Club—Vancouver, WA (11.14.18)
Scope of Responsibility

To create exceptional playing conditions, and manage the maintenance department with a constant mindset of improving the operation for our guests, team members, and owners.

Supervises

Maintenance Foreman; Pesticides Application Specialist; Irrigation Specialist; Equipment Operator; Equipment Mechanics

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Maintains all grounds and course maintenance equipment.
  2. Develops systems to insure scheduling, training, supervising and evaluation of all personnel assigned to department.
  3. Supervises planting, fertilizing and care of turf, plants, shrubs, trees and other facilities on the golf course.
  4. Assists General Manager in developing annual budget and capital plan for department; takes corrective action as necessary to help assure that budget goals are met.
  5. Works to meet or exceed established Golf Course Maintenance budgetary expense guidelines.
  6. Demonstrates positive leadership characteristics that empower and inspire employees to meet and exceed standards, while being a role model for the values of Columbia Hospitality.
  7. Manages the selection and preparation proper fertilizers and nutrients for all flora and fauna. Develops sound fertilization and chemical application procedures and annual plans.
  8. Implements and enforces comprehensive safety program for employees, members and guests on course in compliance with local, state and federal laws.
  9. Communicates as necessary with departmental heads to discuss conditions of facilities, maintenance plans and scheduled events.
  10. Insures that chemicals, petroleum and other controlled products are used, stored, and disposed of in accordance with local, state and federal regulations. Maintains required records and strives to minimize the use of chemicals and petroleum products. SDS records maintained.
  11. Plans professional development and training activities for team members.
Qualificiations, Education, and/or Experience
  1. Minimum of five year’s golf course experience with golf courses, preferably with northern grasses
  2. Must have or possesses a valid pesticide license in the turf or ornamental category
  3. Experience with construction and maintenance of golf course greens, tees and fairways; the preparation and maintenance of an irrigation system including pumping stations and controls.
  4. Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of workers and equipment; prepare clear and concise reports; and maintain effective employee and public relations. Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
  5. Computer literacy is required to perform functions of the job
  6. Possession of a valid driver’s license
  7. Must be in good standing with the GCSAA
Schedule Requirements

This is a Full-time—Exempt (Salaried) position

Compensation

DOE, Full Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K Match, 15 Days PTO)

General

Columbia Hospitality is a premier hospitality management company focused on the personal success and growth of its team members. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Columbia Hospitality employs nearly sixteen hundred people throughout the Pacific Northwest to serve the needs of our upscale, award-winning hospitality venues.

Résumés to

Please apply online by clicking here.

McCormick Woods—Port Orchard, WA (11.7.18)
Description

Lake Padden Golf Course is managed by Premier Golf, a golf management company based out of Seattle, WA. Premier Golf currently manages 12 municipal golf properties for the cities of Seattle, Bellevue, Everett, Bellingham, Marysville, Lynnwood and Maple Valley.

Start Date

Mid-November (estimate)

Reports to

General Manager

Base Salary

Depending on Experience and Qualifications

Benefits
  • Health Insurance (employer pays generous portion of the employee’s premium)
  • 401(k) Plan as outlined in the Premier Golf Employee Handbook
  • Vacation, Holiday and Seattle Safe and Sick Leave as outlined in the Premier Golf Employee Handbook
  • Golf & Food Privileges are available in accordance with the Premier Golf Employee Handbook
  • Association dues paid annually for GCSAA
  • Participation in the employee benefit programs will be subject to the terms and conditions outlined in our employee handbook. Further, we do reserve the right to change the employee benefit package and the amount of your employee contribution and additional incentive at any time, with or without notice.
Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Horticulture or Plant Science
  • An Associate’s degree from an intensive two-year turf grass management program
  • Previous work as an assistant to an experienced Golf Course Superintendent required
  • Previous supervisory experience in a club or golf course setting.
Job Knowledge, Core Competencies and Expectations
  • Have a basic understanding of the rules of golf
  • Be up-to-date on federal, state and local laws on golf course operations
  • Administrative and executive ability, especially critical in problem-solving and decision-making
  • Knowledge of ability to perform required role in emergency situations.
Job Summary (Essential Functions)

Manage and maintain golf course properties including golf course, clubhouse grounds and landscaping, open spaces and the equipment used to maintain these areas

Responsible for the development and implementation of all golf course maintenance programs, budgets, and personnel decisions

Job Tasks/Duties
  • Maintains all grounds and course maintenance equipment according to the club’s / company’s turf management program
  • Schedules, trains, supervises and evaluates all personnel assigned to department
  • Maintains accurate work records for all personnel in the department
  • Supervises all planting, fertilizing, care and removal of turf, plants, shrubs, trees and other facilities on the golf course
  • Maintains course in proper playing condition
  • Inspects course regularly to evaluate and recommend improvements
  • Plan all future improvements to the golf course, and oversees all construction, maintenance and renovations
  • Oversees repairs of broken water lines or valves and may perform necessary repairs in an emergency
  • Records all maintenance on course
  • Supervises operation of the Equipment Repair Shop
  • Prepares annual budget for department; takes corrective action as necessary to help assure that budget goals are met
  • Prepares and revises grounds manual
  • Establishes short- and long-range plans for the golf course
  • Selects and prepares proper fertilizers and nutrients for all flora and fauna
  • Develops and maintains drainage, irrigation and watering systems
  • Implements and enforces comprehensive safety program for employees, members, and guests on course in compliance with local, state and federal laws; implements and manages the club’s hazard communication (HAZCOM) program
  • Ensures that chemicals, petroleum and other controlled products are used, stored and disposed of in accordance with local, state and federal regulations; maintains required records and strives to minimize the use of chemicals and petroleum products
  • Communicates as necessary with Director of Golf and Golf Professional to discuss conditions of facilities, maintenance plans, scheduled events and the number of rounds played
  • Communicates as necessary with Grounds, Golf or House committees or other applicable committees
  • Attends staff and management meetings
  • Keeps members informed about current and future maintenance activities
  • Conducts daily facility security checks ensuring accurate inventory of equipment and keys
  • Assists with snow removal planning
  • Plans professional development and training activities for subordinates including safety training for equipment use and proper handling of fertilizers, herbicides, and all other chemicals used on course; assures that SDSs are available in convenient location
  • Makes recommendations for capital improvement and purchases
  • Supervises road and roadside maintenance within the club’s grounds
  • Ensures proper landscaping for property outside of golf course including the clubhouse and surrounding areas
  • Coordinates applicable work with outside contractors
  • Determines when course should be closed due to weather conditions that may damage the course if play continues
  • Conducts other appropriate tasks assigned by the General Manager
  • Licenses and Special Requirement
  • Golf Course Superintendent Association of America (GCSAA), class A
  • Pesticide Application certification
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions
  • Frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals
  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud
  • Able to meet and perform the physical requirements and to work effectively in an environment which is typical of this position
  • Frequent lifting, bending, climbing, stooping and pulling
Résumés to

Please submit cover letter and résumé to Phil Gaggero, General Manager, at pgaggero@premiergc.com by November 2, 2018.

Lake Padden Golf Course—Bellingham, WA

GREENSKEEPER

What is Fircrest Golf Club?

Fircrest Golf Club is a private 18 hole Golf Club located just outside of Tacoma.  Designed by renowned golf course architect Arthur Vernan Macan in 1923, it has stood the test of time ever since.  Hosting tour events in the 50's and 60's and many State and Association tournaments since after.  Arnold Palmer, Ben Hogan, and Babe Ruth are all part of the celebrity history of Fircrest.  With Ben Hogan stating "I've played a lot of golf in my day and for me the opening three holes at Fircrest are simply the best in golf."  As part of the team at Fircrest, it is our goal to professionally maintain and provide an excellent golf experience for all members and guests.
 

What does a Greenskeeper do at Fircrest Golf Club?

Greenskeeper’s work outside in the fresh air amongst acres of beautiful grass and trees!
Daily tasks will include course setup, mowing, rolling, and bunker maintenance throughout the summer months.  Projects such as tree, irrigation, drainage maintenance will be done in the winter. 
 
What is needed to be a Greenskeeper?
A great attitude and willingness to learn.  A strong work ethic and attention to detail are also qualities essential to the position. Must be able to work occasional weekends and holidays, however we offer flexible hours to accommodate family life.
 
What compensation and benefits does Fircrest Golf Club offer?
 Full time hourly position, pay depends upon experience
 Insurance benefits - Medical, Dental, and Vision
 Benefits include Vacation, Sick, and Holiday Pay, 401K
 Christmas Bonus, Employee Meals, Uniforms & Golf Privileges

Who should I contact? 

John Alexander, Golf Course Superintendent
Fircrest Golf Club
1500 Regents Blvd
Fircrest, WA 98466
John@fircrestgolf.com
 

Fircrest Golf Club—Fircrest, WA (11.4.18)

irrigation specialist

Overview

Broadmoor Golf Club is a premier, private 18 hole golf club located in Seattle, Washington. Broadmoor was founded in 1924 and has hosted multiple PGA Tour events, USGA Championships and NCAA Championships.

Responsibilities

The Irrigation Specialist will work directly with the Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents in all aspects of golf course maintenance and special projects. The operation and upkeep of a newer Rain Bird irrigation system will be a main focus of this position.

Qualifications

Candidate must have a minimum of three years golf course maintenance experience and some hands-on experience with irrigation operation and repair. Candidate must demonstrate professionalism, a positive attitude, attention to detail and willingness to bring new ideas to the forefront.

Starting Wage

$19–$20/hour, DOE, overtime available

Benefits

Broadmoor Golf Club will provide medical/dental/vision insurance, 401K, paid vacation/sick time, Christmas Bonus, meals, uniforms and golf privileges.

Available

Immediately

Résumés to

Sean McDonough
Golf Course Superintendent
Broadmoor Golf Club
2340 Broadmoor Drive East
Seattle, WA 98112

smcdonough@broadmoorgolfclub.com

Broadmoor Golf Club—Seattle, WA (5.4.18)

LABORER

Decription

Ridgetop Golf has been renovating golf courses in the Pacific Northwest for 30 years. We renovate and do restoration of existing golf courses. Our work includes rebuilding bunkers, tees, greens and fairways.

Ridgetop Golf is seeking golf course laborers to help support our reshaping tasks on the golf courses. Job will be shoveling, raking and sod laying. There are opportunities to work up to machinery operating. This is an opportunity to learn the basics of golf course construction first hand.

All applicants need to be willing to work outside, come to work on time, be willing to work hard and be a self-motivator. You will also need to have transportation to the jobsites. The jobsites will be primarily Puget Sound region mostly Seattle and Eastside

Wage

$20 per hour. OT will be given.

Benefits

Offered after a year of full-time work.

Résumés to

Please contact Ridgetop Golf at kip@ridgetopgolf.com or casey@ridgetopgolf.com.

Ridgetop Golf—Gig Harbor, WA (10.9.18)

Sales representative

Job Overview

Pacific Golf & Turf has an awesome opportunity for the right individual!! We are an established company that strives to be the best at taking care of our customers. We are a Regional Equipment Distributor seeking an Entry Level Sales Representative in the Sports Industry. The position will assist with all aspects of the sales process of new and used equipment. 

The appropriate person will have a competitive drive, some experience with golf & turf industry, have mechanical aptitude and high energy level.

Details & Responsibilities
  • Location:  Snohomish, WA
  • Assist in preparing quotes, gathering credit information, preparing contracts and closing orders
  • Assist with customer relationship events to build customer loyalty to increase market share
  • Assist with Sales Presentations to Sell/Lease equipment; demonstrating equipment, assisting in technical presentations, etc.
  • Interview customers to determine customer needs and work with Sales Reps to develop and present solutions to their equipment needs
  • Conduct Customer Equipment Surveys—gather data on equipment current owned/leased by customers
  • Assist with Sales Admin, Sales Forecasts, etc.
  • Assist/Update contact management database
  • Assist with equipment setup and delivery
Qualificiation Requirements
  • Successful candidate will have a positive attitude and enjoy being part of a team
  • Associates degree, preferred
  • Experience with operating equipment, such as large landscaping equipment, preferred
  • Quality customer service a must
  • General office skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel, typing 45 wpm and general knowledge of a 10-key calculator CRT/Data Entry
  • Excellent Communication and organizational skills, required
  • Three year clean driving record and be insurable
  • Experience with driving while pulling a trailer, preferred
  • Ability to lift a weight of 50# or more, on occasion
  • Ability to solve practical problems and ability to read/interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Position is contingent on passing a pre-employment drug screen & driving abstract review
Additional Information
  • Hourly, Full-time
  • Compensation, competitive wages, DOE
  • Full benefits available, including 401K
  • Hours: Day shift
Résumés to

Marlene Hardwick
Human Resources Manager
14625 SE Stark St.
Portland, O 97233

360-921-8750

mhardwick@pacificgolfturf.com

Pacific Golf & Turf—Snohomish, WA (4.12.18)

PARKS AND RECREATION GOLF COURSE MANAGER

Description

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) provides welcoming and safe opportunities to play, learn, contemplate, build community, and promote responsible stewardship of the land. SPR is comprised of a 6,414-acre park system that includes 485 parks and extensive natural areas. We promote healthy people, a healthy environment, and strong communities. SPR values access, opportunity, sustainability and responsiveness. We strive to deliver excellent customer service and continue the legacy of creating and maintaining robust communities with a diverse workforce.  SPR is also deeply committed to advancing the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) by working to end institutional and structural racism. Seattle Parks and Recreation operates four golf facilities with a total of three 18-hole courses, three 9-hole short courses, three driving ranges and one mini-golf putting course. The four courses include Interbay Golf Center, Jackson Park Golf Course, Jefferson Park Golf Course and West Seattle Golf Course. Each has a clubhouse that provides food and beverage sales and a pro shop that includes merchandise sales, processing of green fees and general support for the public using the facilities. The current operating model includes Premier Golf Center, LLC operating the business functions of the four sites through a management agreement and SPR for course maintenance and capital projects including major maintenance.

About the Position

The Golf Manager operates at both tactical and strategic levels, managing and continuously developing all aspects of the business. This involves providing a clear vision for its strategic direction, ensuring excellent customer service and maximizing revenue. Candidates should have a fundamental knowledge of the game, rules, facility operations, tournament operations, supervisory practices, and personnel positions. They should have skills in organizational planning and prioritizing, promotion and marketing, customer service, and hold a PGA professional membership. The successful candidate will have a strong background in golf course landscaping and maintenance, contract management skills and strong written and oral communication skills.

Job Responsibilities
  • Plan, direct and manage all aspects of SPR's Golf programs including, but not limited to, operations, landscape maintenance, agronomic oversight, programming, environmental sustainability, capital improvements, contract management, budget development and management, internal and external communications, program and facility marketing and personnel administration.
  • Lead a team of four golf Superintendents to implement and ensure compliance around maintenance standards and agronomic programs. Candidate will ensure consistency between the four golf complexes/properties.
  • Work closely with the operations and management teams to promote a spirit of cooperation and unity of purpose.
  • Ensure compliance in the area of agronomic safety; creating a positive and safe working environment. Maintain vendor relations for key agronomic areas, including but not limited to, turf equipment, chemical manufactures and turf distributors.
  • Regularly communicate with golf stakeholders, men's and women's clubs, community groups, schools, youth groups, advisory committees and other interested parties.
  • Oversee all budgetary and fiscal matters to ensure operations remain within monetary allocations, follow policies and procedures to properly account for all funds handled by the Golf Program. Manage and monitor an Enterprise Fund (Golf) with an expense budget of $11.3M and a revenue budget of $11.9M. Conduct analyses of golf revenues and expenditures. Ensure overall golf course maintenance budgets are accurately budgeted, forecasted and achieved.
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of a capital improvement program, develop project scope and priorities, coordinate project planning and design, arrange project financing and oversee construction activities with departmental staff, consultants and contractors.
  • Develop and implement market surveys to assist in the creation of action plans, fee structures and marketing strategies with the goal of improving customer service, player & workforce diversity and increasing revenue generation.
  • Develop strategic, marketing, and work plans for facilities and programs.
  • Incorporate departments values of 'Healthy People, Healthy Environment and Strong Communities' as an integral part of everyday operations.
  • Serve as the primary contact for all water or water permitting issues with operations.
  • Develop, implement and report out on a system of performance measurements that track specific performance goals and outcomes.
  • Coordinate programs and activities with other city departments, agencies, schools, citizen groups and user groups to ensure that programs and activities meet the needs of our diverse communities.
  • Develop partnerships and collaborations to maximize resources and program efforts with employees, user groups, businesses, community groups and stakeholders.
  • Identify and address race and cultural challenges inherent in managing services to the public and develop, manage, and evaluate public outreach and communication for Golf.
  • Manage and supervise golf course Maintenance personnel. Work with Human Resources and Labor Management to resolve workforce issues.
Minimum Qualifications
  • A bachelor's degree in Golf Administration, Turf Maintenance, Parks and Recreation Management, Natural Resources Management, Public Administration, Business Administration or related field (an equivalent 2 years training/experience/education).
  • A minimum of five years of professional experience in managing golf course(s) or similar large-scale facilities including maintenance and operational personnel, course profit centers (e.g. driving range, food services, lessons, etc.) and capital projects.
  • Three years of increasing responsibility or supervisory experience in a large public or private sector organization interfacing with the community, stakeholders, diverse groups and interests and underserved populations. Extensive knowledge of the principles, theories and practices of golf course management and operation, including agronomic practices, budgeting and financial practices.
  • Proven record of successful management, oversight or direct responsibility for implementing at least 2 major capital projects or major capital programs that met the original goals adopted by their governing bodies.
  • Proven track record of working successfully and collaboratively with a variety of interests in the community, including advisory council members, elected officials, district councils, businesses, labor organizations, advocacy groups and underserved populations.
  • Possess a current, valid Driver's License or evidence of equivalent mobility.
  • Possess CPR/First Aid certification within 3 months of employment.
Desired Qualifications
  • A master's degree in Golf Course Management, Parks and Recreation Management, Natural Resources Management, Public Administration, Business or in a related field is preferred or an additional 2 years of experience in Golf Course Mgmt.
  • Professional Golfers Association of America's membership or acquire within 3 months of employment.
  • 3 or more years of knowledge and experience implementing current trends and developments in golf course (i.e., full service club or facility with published programs) management. Including customer retention and recruiting trends in environmentally sound maintenance practices.
  • A member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association or ability to obtain within 3 months of employment.
  • Working knowledge of the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI).  Experience with core RSJI strategies to build racial equity in both the game of golf & employment.  See RSJI Initiative Link: seattle.gov/rsji/  (Diversity strategy)
  • A passion for golf.
Salary

$94,816.08 – $142,213.69 annually

Job Number

2018-01591

Closing

12.18.18, 4 p.m.

Résumés to

Apply online by clicking here.

Parks & Recreation Golf Course Manager—WA 98108 (11.16.18)

SALES, COMMERCIAL—TERRITORY MANAGER

Major Function

Sales of Commercial Power equipment to Golf Courses, Schools, Parks, Cemeteries, Fairgrounds, Ball Fields, Race Tracks and Estates in specified sales territory. Manage relationships with existing accounts and prospect for new business. Represent Turf Star in a professional, ethical manner when dealing with Customers and internal staff.

Duties & Responsibilities
  1. Maintain or exceed performance metrics in a variety of disciplines, some of which may change to address market conditions. These are to consistently include: Sales and Gross Margin Quotas in New, Pre-Owned, Demo, and Allied product lines. Metrics are also to be met in the demonstration and quoting of both New and Demo products.
  2. Use Company CRM to manage account activity to include; contact management, sales forecasting, call reports and scheduling.
  3. Manage equipment demos with accounts to include communicating functionality, safe operation, including features, benefits and advantages verses competition.
    1. Check out and return demos in accordance with the rules of the Company’s Demo Reservation System. Individual equipment demos not exceed four hours in duration unless approved by Regional Sales Manager.
  4. Provide accurate quotes and configuration of products to Customers in a timely manner. Provide finance options when requested.
  5. Customer follow-up and operator training after the sale. Minimum requirement twenty-four hour phone call after delivery of equipment.
    1. Supports all non-commissioned programs (myTurf, TLC) in interest of building strategic relationship with client
  6. Participation in company sponsored events, training, trade shows, organizations, meetings and other web related activities.
  7. Develops and maintains a thorough understanding of all products, including specific product configurations, pricing strategies and usage of proprietary software necessary for professional representation in all modes.
    1. Maintains in vehicle supply of supporting product sales and technical literature.
  8. Represent company, externally and internally, with a winning and positive attitude, making certain critical comments are to be delivered in and to the appropriate audience and venue.
  9. Operate and Maintain Company owned vehicle and equipment trailer. Truck and trailer to be clean, free of any mechanical defects, and current on required maintenance.
    1. Vehicle and trailer to be operated in a safe manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws.
    2. Visual inspection of both truck/trailer daily basis to insure safe operating environment.
  10. Responsible for proper use and security of Company owned assets, to include cell phone, laptop computer, etc.
  11. Must present a professional appearance acceptable within industry standards.
Job Requirements
  • Physically lift fifty to seventy-five pounds
    • Physical activity to include: coupling truck and trailer, loading, securing with straps and unloading equipment
  • Capable of working in extreme heat and cold conditions, outside elements
  • Demonstrate proper use of equipment both riding and walking types of commercial lawn mowers
  • Road Warrior—Driving company vehicle for extended periods of time
  • Strong computer skills to include—Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Obtain and maintain SMEI SCPS accreditation. (aka SMEI Certified Professional Sales Person)
  • Adhere to Company requirements for returning phone calls in a timely manner, both internal and external
Specifications
  • Minimum undergraduate degree from accredited school or university, or have a minimum 5 years turf industry experience
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate computer skills prior to hiring
  • Display a winning attitude
 Résumés to & Important Notes
  • The territory is Western Washington from the Metro Seattle area south and includes the Washington Peninsula
  • Resumes should be submitted electronically only, and sent to Jeff Perry, Regional Manager, Pacific Northwest, Turf Star/Western Equipment at jeff.perry@turfstar.com
  • Members of WWGCSA that are interested in more information should contact their current Territory Manager
Turf Star, Inc.—Western Washington (8.10.18)

Second assistant golf course superintendent

Description

Oki Golf is a great place to work! We would like you to Join Our Team!

The Plateau Club is looking for a 2nd Assistant Superintendent, reporting directly to the Superintendent and will assist the 1st Assistant and Superintendent in managing the turf crew and will also oversee the irrigation system, pump station and make all repairs to pipe and heads on the property.

Essential Duties
  • Schedule daily board for leading Team Members
  • Oversee Foreman and Interns
  • Repair all irrigation pipe and heads
  • Schedule irrigation nightly
  • Scout for turf disease
  • Responsible for reading, understanding and keeping current with Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
  • Operate mowers and string trimmers in trimming greens, apron tees, around trees, fence lines, banks and hillsides; edge cart paths; edge, rake and maintain sand bunkers
  • Log reports, research work and input data
  • Assist with project work; assist in the construction on new greens, tees and fairways; grade and prepare soil base; lay sod; and seed tees, greens and fairways
  • Assist the 1st and Superintendent in managing the turf team during daily tasks
Qualifications, Education, and/or Experience
  • Turf Management with a degree from a credited university/college
  • Pesticide license issued by the state of Washington, and able to work within the required OSHA Communication standard
  • Knowledge of safety equipment and proper storage
  • Knowledge in the safe mechanical operation and calibration of the following types of equipment: Hand-operated spray equipment, Hand-operated rotary spreaders, Hand-operated drop spreaders
  • Knowledge of methods and materials used in grounds and landscape area construction/maintenance work
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.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the team member must/will be:
  • Able to work weekends and holidays, mornings and evenings as business demands
  • Lift, reach, bend, twist, push, pull, squat, grasp and use arm-hand coordination on a consistent basis
  • Have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally
  • Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts (and associated noise levels related to) and outside weather conditions
  • Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration
Benefits
  • Oki Golf offers an impressive collection of benefits! Some benefits include:
  • Full Time (30hrs + per week) may be eligible for:
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Telehealth Coverage
  • Company paid Life Insurance and Long Term Disability
  • FSA options
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
All Team Members:
  • Golf Benefits, Meal and Merchandise discount
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Team Member Referral Program and more!
  • Oki Golf is an EOE/M/F/D/V workplace
Résumés to

Brittany Good
Human Resources Generalist

Tel 425.646.6972

Fax 425.467.0448

The Plateau Club—Sammamish, WA (8.22.18)
Overview

Broadmoor Golf Club is a premier, private 18 hole golf club located in Seattle, Washington. Broadmoor was founded in 1924 and has hosted multiple PGA Tour events, USGA Championships and NCAA Championships. Broadmoor is currently in the process of finishing a master plan restoration of the golf course which consists of yearly construction projects. This position will play an integral role in providing daily championship playing conditions, as well as gain experience with in-house and contracted projects.

Responsibilities

The 2nd Assistant Superintendent will work directly with the Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents in all aspects of golf course maintenance, including budgeting and equipment purchases. Candidate will be responsible for communicating and training daily work assignments with maintenance staff. This position will also be responsible for overseeing chemical/fertilizer applications, planning and executing drainage/irrigation repairs and installation, assisting in the management of future golf course construction projects.

Qualifications

Candidate must have a minimum of three years golf course maintenance experience. Must have a certificate or degree in Turf Management/Agronomy. Candidate will promote a positive working environment, team work, honesty, attention to detail and professionalism throughout candidate’s tenure.

Starting Wage

$46,000-$50,000 Annual Salary DOE

Benefits

Broadmoor Golf Club will provide medical/dental/vision insurance, 401K, paid vacation/sick time, Christmas Bonus, GCSAA/WWGCSA/NTA association dues, meals, uniforms and golf privileges.

Available

Immediately

Résumés to

Please send cover letter/résumé/references to:

Sean McDonough
Golf Course Superintendent
Broadmoor Golf Club
2340 Broadmoor Drive East
Seattle, WA 98112

smcdonough@broadmoorgolfclub.com

Broadmoor Golf Club—Seattle, WA (5.4.18)

TERRITORY SALES MANAGER

Responsibilities


Responsible for generating new revenue and growing market share with existing accounts in the Golf and Municipal markets, as well as identifying and winning new business within the assigned territory. Provide superior customer service throughout the sales cycle, with an emphasis on support after the sale. Assist the customer in finding solutions to their problems. Educate our customers on the features and benefits of the lines that we represent. Compare and contrast against competitive lines where appropriate. Demonstration of equipment to qualified customers. Complete sales reports and attend sales meetings on a weekly basis. Act fiscally responsible with company resources.

Requirements

  • Have a proven track record of superior outside sales performance
  • Must be people-oriented, aggressive, sales driven, and a team player
  • Superior Organizational and Negotiation Skills
  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written
    Maintain a professional business appearance at all times
  • Proficient Computer Skills—Microsoft Office, Outlook
  • Frequent cold calling
  • Experience working with a CRM
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently, unsupervised
  • Some overnight travel
  • Clean Driving Record
Preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2-3 years B2B sales experience
  • Basic knowledge of various types of golf & turf equipment and/or tractor/construction equipment, along with their appropriate applications
  • Basic understanding of leasing/financing
Additional Info

This position works out of our Everett location and covers Western Washington north of I-90.

Comp
  • Base + Commission = DOE
  • Medical/Dental Available
  • Matching 401K Available
Résumés to

Resumes can be submitted to Lud Kaftan at lud@rmtequipment.com.

RMT Equipment (11.4.18)

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