• January 18, 2018 1:18 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)
    Position Available:               First Assistant Superintendent


    Facility Name:                       The Haven Country Club

    Facility Location:                 369 Cross Street
                                                      Boylston, MA 01505

    Facility Description:
      The Haven Country Club is an individually owned, premiere private club located in Boylston, Massachusetts. With 325 Members, the par 72 championship 18-hole golf course originally designed by William Mitchell and currently undergoing master plan renovations under the direction of noted 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. The NEPGA Pro-Pro Championship has been continually contested at The Haven for over 40 years. 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 currently undergoing significant investment and renovation. The Haven is a vibrant, family oriented club. 

    Website: www.thehavencountryclub.com

    Experience:  2+ years as Assistant or 2nd Assistant Superintendent.

    Special Requirements:  Possess MA pesticide applicator license or ability to obtain within first 60 days.  Valid driver’s license.

    Description:  The First Assistant Superintendent will work closely with the Golf Course Superintendent in developing and implementing a robust agronomic program.  He/She will also be relied on to train, supervise and help run the day to day operations of the grounds management team.  The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills with an emphasis on team building.  Responsibilities will also include but are not limited to; watering, irrigation repair, chemical & fertilizer applications, course setup, and communication with Pro Shop, Members and Management.  Knowledge of the game of golf is also important. This position is a year-round full-time position.

    Compensation / Benefits:  Annual salary ($42,000-$45,000) commensurate with experience.  401k, Health Insurance, Local & National Dues, Uniforms, Golf Privileges, Vacation & Sick Time.

       
    Education Level Required:  Associates or Bachelor degree in Turf Management preferred.  Turf certificate background paired with a high level of experience will also be given serious consideration.

    Application Deadline:  Until position is filled.


    Apply To:
    info@thehavencountryclub.com

    Date Posted:  January 18, 2018

  • January 16, 2018 9:29 AM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:             Myopia Hunt Club

    Facility Location:        South Hamilton, MA

    Position / Title:           Assistant Superintendent

    Facility Description: Located 30 minutes North of Boston Myopia Hunt Club was formed in 1875. Designed by Herbert Leeds, the first nine was built in 1896 and the second nine in 1901. The U.S. Open has been held at Myopia four times in 1898, 1901, 1905, and 1908. Myopia Hunt Club is currently ranked 29th in Golf Week's Top 100 Classic Courses. The club is currently in the middle of a full Rain bird IC irrigation installation and new pump house. Along with an 18 hole golf course the grounds staff at Myopia is responsible for maintaining seven har-tru tennis courts, three Polo fields, two clubhouses and all stables, paddocks and club grounds at the facility.

    Experience Desired: Minimum of 1-2 years experience as an Assistant Superintendent or 2nd Assistant.

    Duties Description: Assistant Superintendent reports to the Golf Course Superintendent for daily course operations and advises on all matters of golf course maintenance policies, projects, and activities including clubhouse grounds, tennis courts, Polo and turf care facility. Assistant must have experience with fertilizer/pesticide calibration and application, hand watering, course set up, crew management, record keeping, irrigation repair and disease identification. Looking for a self-motivated team player with strong communication skills and eye for detail. Highly motivated and committed to the field of golf course maintenance.

    Compensation / Benefits: Highly Competitive / Commensurate with experience, Benefits include:  401K and vacation time, uniforms, meals, health and dental insurance, golfing privileges, paid local conferences, paid affiliation dues

    Education Level Required: Turf Certificate, A.S., or B.S. in Turf Management or related field.

    Date Position Available: Immediately

    Apply To:  Jonathan Wilber, Grounds Superintendent

    How to Apply: Electronically
                                Please submit by email to:  jwilber@myopiahc.org

    Date Posted:  January 16, 2018




  • January 15, 2018 6:54 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:           Concord Country Club

    Facility Location:      Concord, NH 

    Position/Title:           Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

    Concord Country Club is looking for an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent to join the management team in 2018. This is an ideal position for an individual looking for an entry level management position at an upscale private golf facility. This position will provide the skills necessary to advance a career in the golf industry. The ideal candidate will have internship experience at a premiere golf facility, preferably in the Northeast United States. This individual must be motivated to work in the golf industry, and have a passion for the game of golf as well as maintenance of the course. This person possesses the skills necessary to assist the Superintendent with the management of a top private golf facility that demands championship quality playing conditions day in and day out.

    Facility Description:  Originally incorporated in 1929, Concord Country Club has a long and rich tradition of a dedicated membership that is committed to maintaining the high standards of a superior Golf and Country Club experience. Beginning with 200 members, the current 355 members, plus families, enjoy a spectacular 18-hole course that is recognized across New Hampshire as one of the finest courses in the region. Privately held and operated under the direction of the Board of Directors, CCC members enjoy a wide variety of golf leagues and events, casual dining, summer pool access, and full-service PGA Golf Professional services. Several expansion projects over the nearly 100-year history continue to enhance and expand the golf and social experience of members and guests.


    Experience Desired:  Must have at least two years’ experience in a supervisory position at a premiere golf facility, providing championship quality playing conditions daily.

    GCSAA Member:  Preferred

    Job Description:  The Assistant Superintendent is responsible for: pesticide and fertilizer applications, course setup, scheduling and participating in daily mowing operations, leading a seasonal greenkeeping crew of up to 20, directing daily and weekly mowing and turf practices assisting with agronomic record keeping in accordance with the Superintendents policies, responsible for the upkeep and aesthetic quality of all facility grounds, keeps maintenance buildings clean, safe, and orderly, able to identify and implement correct mowing patterns and practices, monitor, schedule and implement irrigation to all turf areas utilizing turf moisture sensors, knowledge of golf course equipment, excellent communication skills, training of staff on safe operation of maintenance equipment and enforcing the daily care of equipment and materials, participates in facility improvement projects both inhouse and contracted.

    Special Skills:  Must be a highly motivated individual with a positive attitude and a passion for the golf maintenance business. The ideal candidate will have two or three seasons experience as an assistant or second assistant at a premiere golf facility, preferably in the Northeast. Must have, or be able to acquire within 6 months, a Supervisory level pesticide license in New Hampshire. Experience with soil moisture meters and hand watering procedures.  The successful candidate must be a strong leader and team player with logical and effective decision-making skills to manage accordingly and in alignment with the direction set by the Superintendent.

    Compensation and Benefits:  Highly competitive. Health Insurance available, Disability Insurance, 401k w/match, Paid Time Off, Local and National GCSAA Membership Dues, Expenses involved in attending Local Educational Seminars, Golf Privileges, Uniforms.

    Date Position Available:  March 15, 2018

    Application Deadline:  February 1, 2018

    Application Instructions:  Please send a cover letter, complete resume, and references to:
    David A Ousterhout
    Golf Course Superintendent
    Email: maintshp@comcast.net
    Phone: 401-639-9638

    Date Posted:  January 15, 2018





  • January 13, 2018 7:02 AM | Don Hearn (Administrator)
    Facility Name:  Cyprian Keyes Golf Club                   

     
    Facility Location:  Boylston, MA

    Position / Title:  Second Assistant Superintendent/ Assistant in Training

    Facility Description: Privately owned, public, 27-hole golf course.

    Experience desired: Degree in turf or related field, certificate in turf or equivalent in experience.

    Duties Description: Irrigation repair, pesticide applications (applicant must have or be qualified to obtain Massachusetts Pesticide Applicator’s License), crew management, fertilizer applications.

    Special Skills:  See above

    Compensation / Benefits:  $32,000 to $35,000, Health Insurance, Vacation, Association Dues.

    Date Position Available:  March 5, 2018

    Application Deadline:  Until filled

    Apply To:  Jason Paradise, Superintendent  
                      
    jasonp@cypriankeyes.com
                       (508) 869-9900 x33

    Career Level: Introductory management

    Education Level Required:  Diploma | Certificate

    How to Apply:  By e-mail

    Contact:  Jason Paradise 

    Date Posted:  January 13, 2018

  • January 12, 2018 9:21 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)
    Facility Name       White Cliff’s Country Club and Community Association

    Facility Location  1 East Cliff Drive

                                      Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360

    Position/Title        Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

    Course Description
    White Cliff’s Country Club is an 18-hole Par 62 golf course located on Cape Cod Bay.  The Club was re built in 1986 and consists of poa/bent greens and fairways, and bent grass tees. WCC is surrounded by an award-winning condominium complex, and offers a unique opportunity for the right candidate.  In 2005, the club installed a 1.2 million dollar Rain Bird irrigation system, and in 2014 completed a new environmental center and maintenance facility.     

    Responsibilities

    The applicant will be responsible for assisting in the day to day operation, all cultural management, course record keeping, and participate in training and supervising a staff of up to 20.  He/She will directly assist in the implementation of chemical and fertilizer schedules and applications; irrigation repairs and scheduling; and snow removal duties. 

    Qualifications

     A.S. in agronomy/horticulture/plant/soil science, and 2- 4 year's golf course experience related management experience is desirable. Must be a good communicator.  Must have excellent computer and communication skills.  Must hold a valid driver’s license, a Massachusetts Pesticide license, and the ability to obtain a Massachusetts hoisting engineer’s license. 

    Compensation

    Salary will be commensurate with experience, health and dental, 401K, local and national dues, and educational seminars with management approval, paid vacation, uniforms, and golfing privileges.

    APPLICATIONS CAN BE MADE TO THE ATTENTION OF  LIANNE LARSON, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS WHITE CLIFF’S COUNTRY CLUB, 1 EAST CLIFF DRIVE, PLYMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS 02360, VIA EMAIL @ LIANNE@WHITECLIFFSCC.COM
  • January 09, 2018 12:51 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:           Fresh Pond Golf Course       

    Facility Location:     691 Huron Ave
                                       Cambridge, MA

    Position / Title:        Assistant Superintendent

    Facility Description: Fresh Pond is an environmentally pleasing, 9 hole, public golf course that plays throughout a corner of Cambridge's Historic Fresh Pond Reservation just minutes outside of Boston. The Course, through its naturalized layout, challenges all abilities of play with well defined hazards, and water coming into play on 4 holes

    Duties Description: The Assistant Superintendent must have at least 2 years experience working on a golf course. Knowledge of the game of golf is a plus. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, watering, fertilizing, crew supervision, irrigation troubleshooting and repair, course set up, and communicating with the pro shop. Pesticide license must be obtained within 6 months.

    Compensation / Benefits: $20.62 - $24.63 /hr. This is a 40 hour/week, year round position with a pension. Vacation, Health and Dental insurance. Great Benefits. local and national dues, and conference costs are provided.

    Education Level Required: Minimum of winter school certificate

    Date Position Available: ASAP

    Application Deadline: 3/12/2018

    How to Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to amartin@cambridgema.gov

    Date Posted:  January 9, 2018



  • December 22, 2017 3:12 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)
    Facility Name:       Hillview Golf Club


    Facility Location:  North Reading,
                                      Massachusetts

    Position / Title:     Assistant Superintendent

    Facility Description: Owned by the Town of North Reading and managed by Golf Facilities Management, Inc., Hillview is a course where players of all levels will have a wonderful golfing experience, challenging for the expert and playable for the beginner.

    Experience Desired: 1-2 years as Assistant or Spray/Irrigation Tech preferred.

    Duties Description: Hillview is seeking a motivated individual that has knowledge of golf maintenance practices and is enthusiastic about learning.  This position is a hands-on, actively working position.  The individual must be able to work well with our team and be able to manage and supervise small crews and projects.  The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of turf management including:  spraying, water management, budgeting, staff management, daily planning and record keeping/reporting.  The assistant will work closely with the superintendent, mechanic, and crew.

    Special Skills: Possess or ability to obtain MA Pesticide Applicator License.

    Compensation / Benefits: $40K salary, Health Insurance, 401K, PTO, Golf privileges, Gas allowance.

    Education Level Required: At least Turf Management certificate preferred but will consider candidates with solid field experience.

    Date Position Available: ASAP

    Application Deadline: Until position is filled

    Apply To: Colin Smethurst, Superintendent
                      781-779-5705

    Apply by email to:  smethurst.colin@gmail.com

    Date Posted:  December 22, 2017

  • December 18, 2017 3:41 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)
    Facility Name:          Wedgewood Pines Country Club

    Facility Location:    Stow, MA

    Position / Title:       Assistant Superintendent

    Facility Description: Family owned and operated private country club that is nestled in the woods of Stow, MA. We are easily located 5 minutes off of Rte. 495/Rte. 117. A very unique course layout with no holes that mimic each other, elevated tees surrounded by walls, G-2 bentgrass greens perched on pond edges, and ledges dividing fairways.

    Experience Desired: Searching for the individual who can jump right into a golf maintenance operation and safely and effectively perform the regular tasks needed while at the same time clearly communicating and aiding in the management of our turf team.  

    Duties Description: As course superintendent I am looking to hire an individual who can handle “ALL” the daily tasks needed to provide a membership with superior playing conditions. There are many unique attributes that will make “The Wedge” a great place to improve all aspects of an assistants turf career other than just the daily work load. An older irrigation system will aide in your irrigation repair skills and watering techniques, a prison work-release program and college staff will polish your communication and management style, and a younger superintendent who on a smaller budget likes to work with the latest technology in the turf field should gear you towards advancing in the industry. The assistant will be working “hands-on” alongside the superintendent, maintenance team and the father/son owners.

    Special Skills: MA applicator license preferred or ability to gain soon after employment

    Compensation / Benefits: Salary of $42-45,000 pending experience, 50% paid Health/Dental offered, local association dues, golf and dining privileges.

    Education Level Required: Associates/Bachelor degree in Turf Management preferred but would certainly accept resumes from someone who has dedicated themselves towards the profession and completed a certificate program.

    Position Available: March 1, 2018 with earlier possibility.

    Application Deadline: Open until filled

    How to Apply: Electronically
                             Timothy Johnston, Course Superintendent
                             TJohnston@wedgewoodpines.com
                             Please call with any questions  978-875-2742

    Date Posted:  December 18, 2017

     

     

  • December 14, 2017 11:31 AM | Don Hearn (Administrator)
    Facility Name:           Newport Golf Club

    Facility Location:
           Newport, NH

    Position / Title:        
    Assistant Superintendent

    Facility Description: 
    18 Hole facility, two maintenance sheds, pump house with booster pump, fully irrigated.

    Experience Desired: 
    Starter job in golf course maintenance.  Minimum qualification candidates should have certificates from turf management program.

    Duties Description: 
    Ability to operate and maintain all types of golf course equipment, diagnosis of turf diseases and application of appropriate pesticides.  Diagnose and repair irrigation system.  Assign work to staff and maintain records necessary.

    Special Skills: 
    NH State Pesticide License.  Mechanical experience is a plus.

    Compensation / Benefits: 
    Seasonal position pro-rated $35,000 salary,  40 hour work week, some weekend work, may be asked for additional time in case of emergency situations.

    Education Level Required: 
    Graduate of, or Certificate from, a turf management program.

    Date Position Available
    March 15, 2018

    Application Deadline:  February 1, 2018


    Apply To: 
    John Catsam, General Manager
                       Newport Golf Club
                       112 Unity Road
                       Newport, NH  03773


    How to Apply: 
    email to: newportgolfclub@gmail.com
     
    Questions:  call John Catsam  516-242-2269

    Date Posted:
      December 15, 2017

  • December 11, 2017 7:14 AM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:          The Country Club

    Facility Location:     191 Clyde Street
                                         
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

    Position/Title:          
    Assistant-In-Training

    Facility Description: The Country Club is a multi-functional facility located just outside the city of Boston. Available to the Clubs members are 27 holes of championship golf, indoor and outdoor tennis, paddle tennis, swimming and diving, skeet shooting, curling, cross country skiing, and ice skating. The Club is most notably known for the story of Francis Ouimet when he became the only amateur to win the U.S. Open in 1913 as well as the 1999 Ryder Cup when the United States mounted its historic come back. In June of 2022 the Club will be the site of the U.S. Open Championship. As we prepare for the U.S.Open we will be working closely with Gil Hanse on course wide enhancements. The selected candidate will be involved in all facets of golf course maintenance including in house construction projects. The ideal candidate must be a team player and work closely with all grounds staff. The recipient can expect to work between 45-55 hours a week during the summer months. Throughout the winter months the selected candidate will gain experience in turf equipment maintenance and will help assist in snow removal.

    Experience:  Minimum of two years golf course experience is preferred.

    Special Requirement:  Must obtain Massachusetts Pesticide Applicator License within 60 days after hire.

    Compensation / Benefits:  salary range depends on experience.  On site housing, meals, 401k, health/dental insurance, golfing privileges, vacation and sick time after a year of service.

    Education Level Required:  Associate or Bachelor's degree in Turfgrass Management or related field.

    Date Position Available:  ASAP

    Application Deadline:  Open until filled.

    Apply To:  Anthony Howard

    Apply By email To:  ahoward@tcclub.org

    Date Posted:  December 11, 2017

                      

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