of turfgrass management and promoting the use of best management practices

to best protect the environment.



February 14, 2023 3:24 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

Facility Name:             The Country Club

Facility Location:        Chestnut Hill, MA

Position / Title:            Grounds Assistant Superintendent

Position Reports to:  Superintendent and Director of Grounds
Employee Categories:  Full time Year-Round; Benefit Eligible
FLSA Category:  Non-exempt; Hourly

Applications may be submitted here: www.tcc1882.org/careers

Do you want to gain confidence and develop yourself not only as a turf manager but as a business professional? The Country Club Agronomy Team is looking to hire an Assistant Superintendent with drive, passion, and a positive attitude who is starving for opportunities to take the next steps in their professional career. Selected candidates will join a team with an infectious culture that will expose you to the qualities necessary beyond just managing high quality turf. Whether you just finished college, are looking to become a Senior Assistant Superintendent at a top club in the country or are a current Assistant whose next step is become a Golf Course Superintendent, we will work together to get you there. The knowledge we hope young professionals gain at The Country Club goes beyond just managing fine turf. Through our education plan, our turf professionals are exposed to the business side of a large club operation all while working with some of the industry’s top business professionals. This is a tremendous learning opportunity for those striving to succeed in the turf industry.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Assist the Golf Course Superintendent in providing the membership with the best possible course and grounds conditions.
• Lead and take part in managing all aspects of a large-scale ground’s operation
• Involvement in daily operations and management meetings
• Participate in Agronomy Departments Staff Development Program with exposure too:
    o Irrigation, Plant Health Applications, Cultural Equipment Setup, Equipment             Maintenance Project Management, Budget and Payroll Management,  and               Managerial/Club Operations
• Attend Grounds Committee Meetings when Golf Calendar allows
• Work with leadership team to maintain a culture that results in successful, career-oriented, professionals
• Chemical and fertilizer programs, applications and record keeping
• Course set up
• Tournament preparation
• Hand watering and turf grass stress management
• Topdressing program and application
• Tree maintenance
• Hazard maintenance
• Responsible for training new employees before the use of all machinery
• Snow removal

Required Skills:
• 2 or 4-year degree in Turf Grass Management or related field
• Golf course maintenance experience is preferred
• Mechanical aptitude and willingness to learn
• Ability to make quick decisions

Specialized Knowledge/Licenses Preferred:
• Golf Course Superintendent’s Association of America
• New England Golf Course Superintendent’s Association
• MA pesticides license and knowledge of the game of golf
• Continuing education at local and national conferences

Physical Requirements:
• Must be able to stand for 8 to 10 hours
• Able to lift to 50 lbs.
• Must be able to arrive at work at unusually early hours
• Must be able to work outside for 10- 12 hour days

We have excellent benefits including but not limited to:
• Salary range $45,000 - 60,000+
• Health, Dental and Vision coverage
• 401(k) with Employer Match
• Employee golf privileges on Mondays
• Complimentary employee meals daily
• Vacation, Sick, and Personal time off
• Opportunities for continuing education
• Scholarship opportunities for degree-based education
• Attend professional development seminars
• Volunteer for USGA, PGA, and other golf events
• Employee housing based on availability

Date Posted:  February 14, 2023

Applications may be submitted here: www.tcc1882.org/careers


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