of turfgrass management and promoting the use of best management practices

to best protect the environment.

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  • January 25, 2023 9:12 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:             Meadow Brook Golf Club

    Facility Location:       Reading, Massachusetts

    Position / Title:           Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

    Facility Description: Meadow Brook Golf Club, established in 1898, is a private 9-hole facility located in Reading, Massachusetts and designed by Alexander Findley. Meadow Brook is a family oriented club offering a full palate of activities including, golf, swimming and tennis. The club completed a full irrigation system installation in 2006 (Toro SitePro Central Control System), construction of a new maintenance facility in 2011 and a new club house was completed in April of 2022. The club has hired golf course designer Ron Forse and is in the early stages of a master plan.

    Experience Desired: 2-4 years of golf course maintenance experience. Previous experience as a 1st or 2nd assistant or assistant in training helpful.

    Duties Description: Under the direction of The Golf Course Superintendent, The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent will be responsible for all aspects of daily golf course preparation including but not limited to supervision and guidance of the green department staff, safe and accurate application of pesticides and fertilizers, irrigation repairs and water management.

    Special Skills: Applicants must be self-motivated and goal oriented individuals who show great attention to detail, are effective communicators, and are eager to develop and advance professionally as turfgrass managers. The appropriate candidate will be well organized, dedicated and appreciates the importance of working in a team environment.  Must have the ability to lift, push or pull up to
    50 lbs on a consistent basis, have the ability to obtain a Massachusetts pesticide applicator license, possess a driver's license and reliable transportation.

    Compensation / Benefits: $55,000-$65,000/year salary, Blue Cross/Blue Shield medical insurance (employer contribution 68%), 401K (no match), uniforms/golf shirts, meals, dues for local and national associations, regional conferences, association meetings and golf privileges with carts and guests.

    Education Level Required: Certificate or 2 or 4-year degree in related field.

    Position Available: February 6, 2023.

    Application Deadline: Open until filled.

    How to Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to:
    Rich Gagnon, Superintendent

    Date Posted: February 25, 2023

  • 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

  • December 19, 2022 11:03 AM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:           Wedgewood Pines Country Club

    Location:                     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. 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.

    Job Type:  Full-time, yearly.

    Compensation and Benefits:  Salary will fall between the ranges of $51,000 - $57,000 depending on 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.

    How to apply (electronically):  please email a brief resume with 1 reference to Timothy Johnston, Superintendent at Tim@wedgewoodpines.com.  No cover letter needed.  

    Application Deadline:  Open until filled

    Date Posted:  December 19, 2022

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