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January 09, 2023 4:02 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

Facility Name:              Hillview Golf Course

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 an enjoyable golfing experience, challenging for the expert and playable for the beginner. Architect Mark Mungeam recently completed a master plan for the property and funding has been allocated for renovation. Improvement work is set to begin this summer.

Experience Desired: 1-2 years as Assistant or Spray/Irrigation Tech preferred, but no management experience required for the right candidate.

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 reporting directly to the Golf Course Superintendent. This is a year round, full-time position. Candidates should expect to work 50-60 hours/6 days a week during peak golf season (May-September) with a lighter schedule the rest of the year. This can be a physically demanding position, candidates should have physical strength and stamina and be able to lift 50 lbs.

Duties: The individual must be able to work well with our team and be able to manage and supervise small crews and projects. Also must be able to work as a “self starter,” being able to work independently especially when staff availability is a challenge. The Assistant Superintendent is a key member of the agronomy team and will be involved in all aspects of agronomic planning, golf course maintenance, set up, scheduling, training, and ongoing course renovations. He/She will be responsible for providing the Superintendent with pertinent information in regards to plant health, course conditioning and staff related issues.

Special Skills: Possess or ability to obtain MA Pesticide Applicator License, Hillview is a drug/substance free workplace

Compensation and Benefits: $45-55K Salary DOE, Health Insurance, Simple IRA, Gas for vehicle, Year-end Bonus

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

Date Position Available: Flexible but ideally by March 15, 2023

How to Apply: Email Colin Smethurst, CGCS - smethurst.colin@gmail.com

Date Posted:  January 9, 2023


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