• September 12, 2018 10:20 AM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:            Concord Country Club

    Facility Location:      Concord, NH

    Position / Title:         Equipment Technician

    Facility Description: Private 18-hole

    Experience Desired: 2-3 years in a mechanic's position, or assistant mechanic's position

    Duties Description: The Equipment Technician reports to the Superintendent and oversees a comprehensive preventive maintenance program. This program includes the repair of failing equipment, keeping records of parts and labor needed to maintain each piece of equipment, and placing orders for parts and supplies needed for equipment or service. The Equipment Technician properly communicates any needs or problems relating to the maintenance or repair of equipment to the Superintendent and/or the Assistant Superintendent. The Equipment Technician places safety as a top priority and is responsible for maintaining a clean service area and maintenance building.  The Equipment Technician is responsible for managing repairs and project work within a budget that the Superintendent provides.

    Special Skills:  Ability to communicate effectively and keep business records. Complete knowledge of reel technology, including but not limited to: spin grinding, relief grinding, back-lapping, bedknife grinding, quality of cut adjustment, height of cut adjustments, proper bearing function, and after-cut quality and appearance. 

    Compensation / Benefits:  $52,000/ year

    Education Level Required: Ideal candidate will have a degree or certificate from either a college or vocational school in a mechanical field of study. 

    Date Position Available:  ASAP

    Application Deadline: September 30, 2018

    Apply To: David Ousterhout, Golf Course Superintendent

    How to Apply - electronically:  maintshp@comcast.net

  • September 07, 2018 5:18 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:                The Chas. C. Hart Seed Co.

    Facility Location:           304 Main St. Wethersfield, CT 06109

    Position / Title:               Sales Representative-Seed & Turf Maintenance Products
                                                for RI & central MA

    Facility Description: Distributor

    Experience Desired: Established network of golf industry contacts and a book of sales in the territory. Experience or knowledge of golf course maintenance operations and budgets. Must live in territory.

    Duties Description: We are seeking a highly motivated sales representative to develop and maintain golf, sports field and town/municipal turf sales in RI and central MA. Relationships with clients outside of that territory will be considered. Must have the ability to self-motivate and work as a member of our sales team to complete the sales process from lead generation to customer service after the sale. You will be the contact for client questions regarding products, responsible for creating solutions and process the sales transactions.

    Special Skills: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Publisher, Excel)

    Compensation / Benefits: Base salary (based on experience) + commission. Medical, option for eye and dental, group term life. Company match 401(k). Paid holidays, sick & personal time. Company truck.

    Education Level Required: Degree in turfgrass management, agronomy or related field.

    Date Position Available: Immediately

    Apply To: Bill Hart

    How to Apply - electronically: Email inquiries or send resume to turf@hartseed.com

    Date Posted:  September 7, 2018

  • July 27, 2018 4:31 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:           Meadow Brook Golf Club

    Facility Location:      Reading, Massachusetts

    Position / Title:          Equipment/Shop Manager

    Facility Description: Private country club in Reading, Massachusetts is seeking a dedicated, motivated and team-oriented individual for the position of “Equipment/Shop Manager”.  Meadow Brook Golf Club, established in 1898, is a private, 9-hole facility designed by Alexander Findley. The club completed construction of a new state of the art maintenance facility in 2011.

    Experience Desired: Golf Course experience preferred but not mandatory including reel and bed knife grinding. Candidate must also have a working knowledge of light and heavy maintenance equipment and automotive apparatuses and be skilled in the use of a variety of equipment repair tools plus a working knowledge of the theory, care, and operation of internal combustion engines and mowing equipment. The candidate must have knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession.

    Duties Description: Some duties include inspecting, diagnosing and repairing all golf course maintenance equipment as well as managing a complete preventive maintenance program within budget on all equipment, purchases parts and replacement supplies. Candidate will also oversee the shop area maintenance, perform routine welding, torching and fabricating as well as perform all snow removal duties including plowing, shoveling and salting. Other duties performed will be reel and bed knife grinding, assist in irrigation and pump house repairs, monitoring gas and diesel levels in fuel tanks and performing all aspects of golf course maintenance as directed by the superintendent.

    Special Skills: The candidate must have the ability to move & lift heavy objects and work in a variety of weather conditions. Should be able to diagnose mechanical troubles and determine appropriate maintenance work as well as the ability to communicate effectively and keep complete and accurate business records. Possession of a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is a must. Must be available to work weekends and holidays if needed and be available to work a 40+-hours/week, 52 weeks per year.

    Compensation / Benefits: An hourly position with a pay rate of $20-$25/hour DOE. The average workweek is 43 hours throughout the year. Benefits include: meals, uniforms, golf privileges, 401K program, family or single Blue Cross & Blue Shield medical insurance plan, paid vacation, paid holidays and sick time.

    Education Level Required: High School/GED

    Date Position Available: Immediately

    Application Deadline: Indefinitely

    Apply To: Richard T. Gagnon, Superintendent

    How to Apply (electronically): Please send resume & cover letters via email to: rich@meadowbrookgolfclub.org

    Date Posted: July, 27, 2018

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