Facility Name: Dedham Country & Polo Club
Facility Location: Dedham, MA
Position / Title: Assistant Superintendent
The Dedham Country and Polo Club came into existence in 1910. Famed golf course designer, Donald Ross designed the original nine holes. In 1923, another renowned architect, Seth Raynor, was hired to design 10 new holes while revising the original holes, creating a unique and challenging 18 holes of golf. The Club hosted one National Championship in 1975, the USGA Girls Junior Championship, as well as numerous other state championships since that time. In 2017, thanks to a progressive membership and staff, the club embarked on a major restoration to embrace its Raynor history. This restoration was completed in 2018 and involved a complete greens rebuild to USGA specifications, bunker renovation, new irrigation system, fairway expansions, and cart paths. Dedham is a family oriented, ‘amenities-diverse’ operation in a highly desirable part of the Boston suburbs.
• The club’s key amenity is its historic Seth Raynor designed course, as well as its excellent practice facilities
• 74 acres of maintained turf with brand new USGA 007/ Pure distinction bentgrass greens designed with Precisionaire systems
• Racquet sports including: 8 Clay Tennis courts: (4 outdoor & 4 indoor) and 4 Paddle tennis courts
• Ice skating, hockey, swimming pool & trapshooting
DCPC is seeking a qualified, highly motivated, team oriented individual to join our team as an Assistant Superintendent. During this unique opportunity, the Assistant will lead a diverse staff in a wide range of activities involved in daily golf course maintenance and continuation of ongoing course improvement projects. The Assistant will work closely with and report directly to the Golf Course Superintendent. They will also be heavily involved, among other things, in daily decision making, staffing, crew leadership, budgeting, project planning, water management, and plant protectant applications. In addition, the Superintendent’s objective, by utilizing a strong network and industry ties will assist this individual in reaching their career goals.
• Prior experience as a successful Assistant Superintendent, AIT, or Intern
• Construction and renovation experience
• Extensive knowledge of calibration, plant protectant applications, and bentgrass/poa management
• Oversee efficient operations of all golf course maintenance that provides our members and their guests with an outstanding golf experience on a daily basis
• Ability to manage daily irrigation practices to produce firm, fast and healthy playing conditions
• Implement cultural practices to manage all playing surfaces including the new greens
• Supervise calibration, application, and record keeping of plant protectants
• Communicate effectively with membership and staff
• Work closely with every department
• Able to obtain a MA pesticide certification within 90 days
Special Skills: Self-motivated with a positive attitude and proven leadership skills for a diverse staff
Compensation / Benefits: $55,000-$65,000 (DOE) + housing available
• On-site housing available
• Volunteering opportunities for PGA tournaments
• Gas privileges
• Meals (lunch provided)
• PTO time including: Vacation and sick time
• Paid memberships to local/ national chapters
• Pro Shop discount
• Paid GIS show attendance by club
• Full benefits including: health, dental, 401k
Education Level Required: Certificate or 2-4 year Turfgrass related degree
Date Position Available: ASAP
Application Deadline: March 31
Apply To: Matt Powell, Green & Grounds Superintendent
How to Apply (electronically): Send Resume via email to
Date Posted: March 5, 2021
Facility Name: Hatherly CC
Facility Location: N Scituate, MA
Position / Title: Assistant
Facility Description: 18 Hole Private, Sea Side Course established in 1899.
Experience Desired: All levels of experience considered. Great opportunity for a Second to move up.
Duties Description: Involved with all aspects of maintaining private club for daily play.
Special Skills: Ability to manage crew and provide top playing conditions with an eye for detail and safety.
Compensation / Benefits: Competitive. Medical, Dental, Life, 401K, Vacation, Holidays, Uniform
Education Level Required: Degree in Turf Management preferred. Other levels and experience considered.
Date Position Available: 3/3/21
Application Deadline: 3/21/21
Apply To: Rich Caughey, Superintendent
How to Apply (electronically): email firstname.lastname@example.org
Date Posted: 3/3/21
Facility Name: Eastward Ho!
Facility Location: 325 Foxhill Road: Chatham, MA 02633
Position / Title: 2nd 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 Second 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 2020” (#42), Golf Club Atlas – “Custodians of the Game” (#65 [#26 in U.S.]), Golf Digest – “Best Golf Courses in Massachusetts” (#5).
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: course preparation for a US Open qualifying event (May 2021), 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).
Experience Desired: Two years golf course experience.
• Must be motivated by demanding work environment.
• Must possess a strong work ethic and attitude.
• 2-year commitment.
• Computer and organizational skills.
Compensation / Benefits:
• Highly competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
• Onsite Housing at no charge
• Health Insurance
• Paid vacation/sick & personal
• Life insurance
• Shoe allowance
• Local chapter education
• Golfing privileges
Education Level Required:
• 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.
Date Position Available: April 1st
Apply To: Frank Hancock, Superintendent
How to Apply (electronically): Email cover letter, resume and references to Fhancock@eastwardho.net
Date Posted: 3/2/2021
Facility Name: National Golf Links of America
Facility Location: Southampton, NY
Position / Title: Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
Facility Description: CB Macdonald designed 18 hole Championship links course, built in 1908 and is annually ranked in the top 10 in the United States. We maintain 60 acres of bent/poa on greens, tees and fairways. Course is open for play 6 months per year, in season staff of 30+ and winter staff of 15.
Duties Description: Will be involved is all aspects of championship links conditioning.
Special Skills: We are looking for highly motivated individuals that have a passion for the industry and a strong desire to be part of a team that provides world class conditions. Candidates must be driven towards career advancement with the goal of becoming a golf course superintendent.
Compensation / Benefits: Commensurate with experience. Full medical/dental insurance, 401k (after 1 year), vacation, holiday bonus, local and national dues paid. On site housing with some meals during the season, uniforms and golf privileges
Education Level Required: AS/BS degree or certificate required, must be able to obtain a NYS applicator’s license.
Date Position Available: Immediately
Application Deadline: Until filled
Apply To: William B Salinetti III, CGCS
How to Apply: email—email@example.com
Date Posted: March 2, 2021
Facility Name: Orchards Golf Club
Facility Location: South Hadley, MA
Position / Title: Assistant Superintendent
Facility Description: Private 18 Holes
Experience Desired: Minimum 2 years golf course experience
Duties Description: The Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley, Massachusetts was founded 1922 and has a truly rich heritage in the Western Mass area. Designed by renowned architect Donald Ross the Orchards has 18 holes of rolling terrain with fantastic green complexes. The property has remained mostly untouched and still holds many of the original characteristics and intent of a Donald Ross designed golf course. In recent years the course has seen many improvements including the installation of new state of the art pump house, new wireless Toro irrigation controllers, addition/rebuild of tees, expansion of greens/fairways, and extensive tree removal project. The Orchards is dedicated to continually improving the property while maintaining tournament course conditions on a daily basis. Previous Assistant Superintendent has successfully accepted an offer as a Superintendent at a neighboring club.
As the assistant superintendent, you will be part of the course management team and will be involved in all aspects of the day to day management of the golf course. Daily activities will included but not limited to:
-Assuring all staff conduct their daily assignments in safe and efficient manner to the standards of the management team.
-Assist with daily scheduling and management of all maintenance staff
-Application of fertilizers and pesticides to all necessary areas this includes safe operation, calibration, and maintenance of all required equipment.
-Assist with water management, irrigation scheduling, monitoring and hand watering
-Assist the superintendent with daily scouting of all turf related issues
-Ability to lead construction and renovation projects with minimum supervision
-Must be able to communicate with all departments as well as the mechanic on all issues
Special Skills: Have or the ability to obtain a Massachusetts Pesticide License
-Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
-Dues for local and national GCSAA
-Meals while working
-Full Golfing privileges
-Continuing education reimbursement
-Paid Time Off
Education Level Required: Turf Degree and Certificate Preferred but not required
Date Position Available: March 12, 2021
Application Deadline: March 15, 2021
Apply To: David Parson, Superintendent
How to Apply: electronic only
Date Posted: February 26, 2021
Facility Name: Vesper Country Club
Facility Location: Tyngsboro, MA
Position / Title: 1st Assistant Superintendent
Facility Description: Vesper Country Club, established in 1875, is an 18-hole private golf course designed by Donald Ross. It has been ranked by Golf Week magazine as one of the top 100 classic courses in the United States and currently a top 20 course in Massachusetts. In 2009, the greens were rebuilt to USGA specifications with A1/A4 bentgrass along with a complete bunker renovation.
The 1st Assistant Superintendent will be part of the management team and will work closely with the Golf Course Superintendent to plan and implement all aspects of golf course maintenance. The 1st Assistant Superintendent must be a team player who is self-motivated with a strong work ethic. The ideal candidate is interested in continuing their professional development and furthering their career in the golf course industry. Continuing education is supported and encouraged by the Superintendent.
• At least 3-5 years of golf course maintenance experience demonstrating increasing responsibility
• Experience supervising others and leading a team in a positive and productive manner
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
• Possess a valid Massachusetts pesticide applicator license or the ability to obtain in first 60 days of employment
• Valid driver’s license
• Involved with daily course set-up and maintenance of the golf course
• Recruit, train and supervise staff of 25 in season
• Train all personnel in the safe and efficient operation of all equipment
• Ensure all equipment is properly stored and cleaned on a daily basis
• Assist in water management through irrigation scheduling and monitoring
• Supervise, record and participate in chemical and fertilizer applications
• Install and troubleshoot irrigation issues
• Lead morning meetings and assignments
• Assist the Superintendent with administrative work including but not limited to; budgets, project planning, record keeping, labor tracking and upkeep of the operational manual
Compensation / Benefits: $60,000-$70,000 annual salary, health benefits, 401k and company match, local and national dues, employee meals in season, phone and uniform allowance, vacation, sick time and holiday pay, golfing privileges
Education Level Required: Degree or certificate in Turfgrass Management or related field
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Apply To: Ryan Emerich, Superintendent
How to Apply (electronically): Please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
Date Posted: February 25, 2021
Facility Name: Green Meadow Golf Club
Facility Location: Hudson, NH
Position / Title: 2nd Assistant Superintendent
Facility Description: 36 Hole Public
Experience Desired: 2-3 years golf course experience.
Duties Description: Assist in the daily operation of one of two 18 hole courses on property, fertilizer and pesticide application, irrigation maintenance and repair
Special Skills: Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to obtain NH Pesticide license within 60 days
Compensation / Benefits: $30,000 , Health insurance, 401K after 1 year of service, golf privileges at 10 courses
Education Level Required: 2-4 year degree in turf management preferred, Turf Program Certificate, significant experience
Date Position Available: 3/15/2021
Application Deadline: until filled.
Apply To: Andy McHugh, Golf Course Superintendent
59 Steele Rd
Hudson, NH 03051
How to Apply: Mail or e-mail
Date Posted: 2/24/2021
Facility Name: Windham Country Club
Facility Location: 1 Country Club Rd, Windham, NH
Facility Description: Windham Country Club is a public 18-hole championship golf course located in southern New Hampshire. The course also includes a large driving range with an indoor 3 bay teaching and club fitting facility.
Experience Desired: 1-2 years of experience as an assistant, second assistant, or intern.
Duties Description: The applicant will be involved in all aspects of golf course maintenance operations. The position responsibilities include but are not limited to daily course setup, training and supervising the crew, hand watering, irrigation programming and troubleshooting, irrigation repair, and pesticide and fertilizer applications. Knowledge of golf course equipment repair is a plus.
Special Skills: The ideal candidate should be dependable motivated and able to work in a team atmosphere. This position is hands-on and can require long hours, weekends, and in-season holidays. A New Hampshire pesticide license or the ability to obtain one is required.
Compensation / Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience, health insurance, 401K, Association dues, Paid time off, and golf privileges.
Education Level Required: Turf certificate or Associates degree in a related field preferred but not required.
Date Position Available: March 2021
Application Deadline: until filled
Apply To: Gregory Carr, Golf Course Superintendent
Date Posted: February 15, 2021
Facility Name: Wentworth By The Sea Country Club
Facility Location: Rye, NH
Position / Title: Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
Facility Description: Wentworth By The Sea Country Club is an 18-hole private golf course located on the Seacoast of New Hampshire. The club was established in 1897 and the current layout was designed by a combination of Donald Ross, Geoffery Cornish and most recently Brian Silva. In addition to golf, the club has a 36,000 sq ft sports complex, outdoor tennis and paddle ball, wedding and event center and swimming pool.
Experience Desired: 1-3 years of experience in a management role
● Staff Management and leadership
● Fertilizer and chemical applications
● Hand watering and irrigation troubleshooting
● Insect and disease monitoring
● Equipment maintenance
● Knowledge of all aspects of golf course management
Special Skills: The candidate must have a positive attitude, a willingness to learn and be able to work in a team environment. The candidate must obtain their NH pesticide license within 60 days of employment.
Compensation / Benefits: $50,000 and up DOE, golf, meals, 100% paid individual health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, long and short-term disability, FSA, paid vacation and holidays.
Education Level Required: Turfgass management degree or certificate preferred, but not required.
Date Position Available: March 1st
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Apply To: Jason Bastille, Superintendent
How to Apply: please send to: email@example.com
Date Posted: February 11, 2021
Facility Name: Wedgewood Pines Country Club
Facility Location: 215 Harvard Road, Stow, MA
Position / Title: Assistant Superintendent
Job Description: Wedgewood Pines maintenance team is looking to add a new member who is honest, eager and willing to take extra steps to put forth a superior product. Wedgewood Pines is a family owned private facility so we are searching for the candidate who is professional in both their work and member communications. Tasks will range from daily course setup, daily mowing, water management, staff management, training and leadership...etc. As the season progresses and trust is earned, responsibility of digital job board, staff direction and chemical/fertilizer applications will be given. I am a very hands-on superintendent and looking for the person to compliment my work style and continue to improve the beautiful facility that is Wedgewood Pines. Crew efficiency, attention to detail, and working knowledge is expected for this position. Searching for the candidate who can help build a strong team and work arduously alongside myself, ownership and management team to provide the best conditions possible. To hear more about what Wedgewood has to offer and projects/improvements planned for the upcoming season please don’t hesitate to contact me. For a glance into the operation please visit our Facebook page: Maintenance of Wedgewood or Twitter: @TimothyJ32.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
How to Apply: Please email a brief resume, with 1 reference. No cover letter needed.
Send to: Timothy Johnston, Superintendent
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description: Salary will fall between the ranges of $48,000 - $51,000 pending previous work experience/education/licenses and will be discussed after first meeting. Employer contributes 50% health, vacation time after first full year. Other benefits include uniform expense, golf privileges, meals covered.
Website for more information: http://www.wedgewoodpines.com
Date Posted: February 8, 2021
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