• October 08, 2021 7:11 AM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:       Presidents Golf Course at the Wollaston Recreational Facility

    Facility Location: 357 West Squantum Street North Quincy, MA 02171

    Position / Title:    Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

    Facility Description: Eighteen hole Fazio design opened in 1977 operated by The County of Norfolk

    Experience Desired: A minimum of two years golf course experience.

    Duties Description: Principal responsibilities include directing and participating in the maintenance operations of the facility, directs maintenance personnel, and performs any duties necessary as assistant to the department head.

    Duties include assigning daily work schedule and secondary tasks of the golf course maintenance, and support golf course personnel. Will assist the Director in planning and scheduling maintenance activities. Supervises and participates in the application of pesticides, fertilizers and other materials necessary in maintaining the golf course in keeping with contemporary standards of the industry. Outlines, supervises and participates in equipment maintenance. Responsible for the functioning of the irrigation system effecting necessary repairs during the season and sprinkler maintenance. Implements employee training in the proper care and use of the golf course maintenance equipment.

    Position reports to the Golf Course Director and to to the County Director or the County Commissioners. Will be in charge of the Wollaston recreational facility in the Director’s absence.

    Compensation / Benefits: Starting salary $64,905.00 with overtime and competitive benefits.

    Education Level Required: An Associate’s degree in Turfgrass Management or related field preferred. MA Pesticide license and drivers license required.

    Date Position Available: ASAP

    Application Deadline: Open until filled

    Apply To: Carl Miner Director and Michelle Labadini

    How to Apply: send information to both

    Carl Miner Director
    cminer@presidentsgc.com
    Wollaston Recreational Facility
    357 West Squantum Street
    North Quincy, MA 02171
    and
    Michelle Labadini, Human Resources
    mlabadini@norfolkcounty.org

    Date Posted: 10/8/2021

  • September 30, 2021 3:12 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:         The Haven Country Club

    Facility Location:    369 Cross St.
 Boylston, Ma 01505

    Position / Title:        Assistant Equipment Technician

    Facility Description: The Haven Country Club is an individually owned, private club located in Boylston, Massachusetts. The par 72 championship 18-hole golf course originally designed by William Mitchell and currently undergoing master plan renovations under the direction of golf course architect Ron Forse, hosts approximately 19,000 rounds annually and features four sets of tees (4,985 yards to 6,801); the rating/slope is 72.9/136 from 6,801-yard tees. Additional golf, athletic and social amenities include driving range, short range practice area, practice putting green, outdoor pool with children’s area, Har-tru tennis courts, fitness facility and a 25,000-square foot Clubhouse which has recently undergone significant investment and renovation. The Haven is a vibrant, family-oriented club. 

    Experience Desired: Previous work with small engines, troubleshooting equipment. Landscape background a plus.

    Duties Description: We are looking for someone to assist the Equipment manager in the shop around 20 hours a week and working out on the course for 20 hours a week. It is our hope that after some years in the position the individual will be able to take over the Equipment Manager’s position when he retires.

    • Responsible for assisting the Head Mechanic in operations of golf course maintenance department. Fill in during the Head Mechanic absence. 

    • Assists the Head Mechanic in both preventative and maintenance procedures.

    • Helps oversee that all equipment is kept in a clean and organized manner.

    • Helps oversee that maintenance shop and compound areas are kept clean and organized.

    Special Skills: Technical background

    Compensation / Benefits: Full-time, year-round position at $18/hr. 401k (eligible after 1 year), Health Insurance, Uniforms, Golf Privileges, Vacation & Sick Time.

    Education Level Required: High School Diploma or GED

    Date Position Available: ASAP

    Application Deadline: Until position is filled

    Apply To: Ben Pacific, Superintendent

    How to Apply (electronically): Email bpacific@thehavencountryclub.com

    Date Posted: 9/30/2021

  • September 10, 2021 4:48 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:              Whitinsville Golf Club

    Facility Location:        Whitinsville, MaA01588

    Position / Title:            Assistant Superintendent

    Facility Description: 9 Hole: Donald Ross Design

    Experience Desired: 3 Years

    Duties Description: The Assistant Superintendent role at Whitinsville Golf Club offers applicants a broad look at all aspects that go into Golf Course Management. Together the Superintendent and the Assistant take care of all major components that go into tournament quality conditions, from mechanics work (reel sharpening), to irrigation repairs, chemical applications to task and staff management. Without a strong team the conditions of the golf course will suffer.  The Assistant Superintendent is the first form of communication from staff to the Superintendent. The ideal candidate must have team building personality and the ability to motivate staff to continue producing expected work quality, by using their own passion, drive and hard work as motivation.

    Special Skills: Willingness to perfect all field related skills (Irrigation, Chemical Applications, Mechanics, Staff Management)

    Compensation / Benefits:  $40,000-$50,000,

    Education Level Required: Degree or Cert. in Turf Management or Related Field

    Date Position Available: Until Filled

    Application Deadline: None

    Apply To: Shaun Mitchell, Superintendent

    How to Apply (electronically): Email:  WhitinsvilleGolfSuper@gmail.com

    Date Posted:  9/10/2021

  • September 02, 2021 2:54 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:              Eastward Ho!

    Facility Location:        Chatham, MA

    Position / Title:            Assistant


    Eastward Ho! is a private, nationally ranked 18-hole Herbert Fowler design located on the coastline of Cape Cod in Chatham, Massachusetts. Built in 1922 the course encompasses 130 acres situated directly on a pristine 1.5 mile stretch of Atlantic Ocean shorefront. The classic Fowler design boasts unique architecture that follows the topography of glacial moraines and is considered one of the finest links style golf courses in the World.

    The Assistant is a key position that works closely with the Superintendent and has active involvement in all aspects of turf maintenance. The position requires a professionally driven individual who operates with the highest expectations and efficiencies. Strong organizational skills and experience with administrative tasks and responsibilities are required. The Assistant must be capable of leading a seasoned crew through projects, applications, and daily operations. The successful candidate will be an individual who understands the requirements and demands of turf maintenance at a high-level private facility and who knows what it takes to be the best.

    Current rankings include: Golf Magazine – “Top 100 Courses in the U.S.” (#53), Golf Week – “Top 200 Classic” (#44), Golf Club Atlas – “Custodians of the Game” (#65 [#28 in U.S.]).

    The successful candidate may look forward to being deeply involved in a number of career development highlights during the next one to four years, including: ongoing in-house restoration and improvement projects under the guidance of an internationally renowned architect, installation of a new state of the art irrigation system (2022-23).

    Educational Requirements

    • Must hold or must obtain, within 6 months of hire, a turf certificate, 2-year or 4-year degree.
    • Attend continuing educational turf seminars.
    • Must be able to obtain a spray license from the state of MA within 6 months of hire.
    • Must be able to obtain a hoisting license from the state of MA within 6 months of hire.
    • Acquire and maintain licenses by meeting education requirements.

    Special Requirements

    • Must be motivated by demanding work environment.
    • Must possess a strong work ethic and attitude.
    • Computer and organizational skills.

    Job Benefits

    • Onsite Housing at no charge
    • Health Insurance
    • 401K
    • Paid vacation/sick, personal, & holiday
    • Life insurance
    • Meals
    • Uniform and shoe allowance
    • Local chapter education
    • Meals
    • Golfing privileges
    • Bonus

    Salary

    Highly competitive salary based on experience and qualifications. Housing and bonus.

    Date Job is Available

    Until filled.

    Job Application Instructions

    Email cover letter, references and resume to Fhancock@eastwardho.net

    Date Posted:  September 2, 2021

  • August 31, 2021 2:37 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:            Sacconnesset Golf Club

    Facility Location:       Falmouth (Cape Cod), MA

    Position / Title:           2nd Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

    Facility Description: 18-Hole Private Golf Club.  Sacconnesset Golf Club opened for play in 2007, and is the last golf course to be permitted to be built on undeveloped land on Cape Cod. The golf course was designed by renowned golf course architect, Rees Jones. In 2015, the club was purchased by the membership, making it an entirely member-owned, Private Club. This purchase facilitated the growth of the club and led to numerous investments and improvements to the golf course and other facilities at the club. On the golf course, we maintain almost entirely bentgrass playing surfaces with 3 Acres of Greens (A1/A4 & G2), 2 Acres of Tees (predominantly PennTrio/Penncross & Chewings Fescue), of which are currently in a phased approach of renovation and re-grassing and 27 Acres of Fairway (PennTrio/Penncross & Chewings Fescue).

    Experience Requirement: 3-5 years working in the golf course maintenance industry. Ideally completion of one or two internships.

    Duties Description:  The ideal candidate will be involved in all aspects of golf course maintenance and be heavily involved with other members of the leadership/management team. This position is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to advance and grow their career. Specific duties will include but are not limited to staff leadership and management, fertilizer and chemical applications, equipment operation, hand watering, course set up, and course construction and renovation projects.

    Special Skills:  Ability to obtain a MA pesticide applicator license, within 60 days of hire.  Reliable, positive attitude and ability to be forward-thinking.

    Compensation / Benefits:  $20-23/hour. D.O.E.  Health Insurance, 401K (after 1 year of employment), Vacation, Sick Time, Uniforms, and Golfing Privileges.

    Education Level Required:  Preferred completion of a formal Turfgrass Management program.

    Date Position Available:  Fall-Winter of 2021/2022

    How to Apply (electronically):  Please email Cover Letter, Resume, and References to: bklein@sacconnessetgolf.com

    Date Posted:  August 31, 2021

  • August 30, 2021 2:27 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:         Twin Hills Country Club

    Facility Location:    Longmeadow MA

    Position / Title:       Senior Assistant Superintendent

    Facility Description: 18 Hole Private with 18 Hole Championship Golf Course

    Experience Desired: 2 Years Minimum

    Duties Description: Twin Hills Country Club is looking to hire an enthusiastic turf manager for the position of Senior Assistant Superintendent. The assistant will support the Golf Course Superintendent in the daily operations and golf course maintenance. Successful applicant must possess the desire to provide outstanding playing conditions on a daily basis. They will schedule daily maintenance crew activities under the direction of the GCS and assist in the training and supervision of all maintenance employees. The assistant will work hand in hand with the GCS and the equipment manager and communicate openly with the staff and other departments. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn what it takes to provide fast, firm playing conditions on a daily basis. The Assistant will be a member and integral part of future capital projects at the course.

    Special Skills:

    - Strong work ethic with a can – do attitude.
    -Attention to detail is a must along with the desire to complete tasks.
    -Ability to obtain a Massachusetts Pesticide Applicators License within the first six months.

    Compensation / Benefits:

    -45,000-60,000 DOE.
    -Paid vacation and sick time.
    -Health benefits
    -GCSA local and national dues paid along with continuing education dues
    -Matching 401k available after first year.

    Education Level Required: Degree or Certificate in Turf Management

    Date Position Available: Immediately

    Application Deadline: 9-15-2021

    Apply To: David Parson

    How to Apply (electronically): dparson89@yahoo.com

    Date Posted:  August 30, 2021

  • August 23, 2021 6:07 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:           Hopkinton Country Club

    Facility Location:      Hopkinton, Massachusetts

    Position / Title:          2nd Assistant Superintendent

    Facility Description: Hopkinton Country Club was redesigned in 2002 to create a par 71, 6711 yard Championship golf course with a slope rating of 136 from the blue tees. The renovations at Hopkinton Country Club were directed by Welsh Golf Course Architect Ian Scott-Taylor. Ian’s goal for Hopkinton Country Club was to create an old-world golf course, where strategy plays a key role in the golfers shot selection. Along with the 18 hole golf course HCC consists of 450 members with a practice facility, pool facility, tennis courts, and bocce court.

     In the Fall of 2021/Spring of 2022 HCC will be undergoing multiple projects including an ongoing tree removal program, rebuilding various bunkers in house, extensive drainage improvements, along with complete reconstruction of two putting greens to USGA spec.

    The responsibilities of the 2nd Assistant Superintendent are to assist the Superintendent to achieve our yearly agronomic and staffing goals which include but are not limited to crew management, water management, fertilizer and chemical applications, drainage installation, tree removal, irrigation repair, and numerous agronomic and cultural practices. 

    Experience Desired: A minimum of 2 years experience at either a private or high end public golf facility are required.

    Special Skills: Must possess or attain MA pesticide applicator's license prior to 4/1/2022

    Applicant must be willing to work long hours during our peak golf season, which runs from April 1 through November 15. Knowledge of the game of golf a must.

    Experience in managing poa/bent pushup style greens a plus.

    Compensation / Benefits: $50,000-$60,000 annually, depending on experience. Meals, uniforms, golf privileges, health insurance, 401k after 1 year, vacation, sick and personal time, dues to GCSAA and local affiliation, bonuses

    Date Position Available: 9/1/21

    Application Deadline: Open until Filled

    Apply To: Justin Gagne, Superintendent
                      Please submit via email to: jgagne@hopkintoncc.com 

    Date Posted:  August 23, 2021

  • August 20, 2021 11:27 AM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:             Harmon Golf and Fitness

    Facility Location:        Rockland, MA

    Position / Title:           Assistant Superintendent

    Harmon Golf and Fitness is seeking a motivated individual for the role of Assistant Superintendent. Harmon is a unique property with many unique challenges and overall a great place to learn while gaining valuable experience. This is an entry level management position intended to provide the right candidate with the experience they need to move on to the next level. The outgoing assistant has accepted an assistant position with a high end private club in the area.

    Applicants must have a strong desire to succeed in the turf industry and understand the hours kept in the golf season. While working long hours is sometimes required, we strive to provide a quality work/life balance as well.

    Education: High School Diploma/ equivalent

    Working Experience: Minimum of 3 seasons on a grounds staff required with excellent recommendations

    Compensation: $17-20/hr DOE, paid vacation, pro shop credit, membership to national and local association, benefits available, encouraged use of facilities

    Submit resume’ and cover letter to Chad Brown GCS at cbrown@harmongolf.com

    Date Posted:  August 20, 2021


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