of turfgrass management and promoting the use of best management practices

to best protect the environment.

Equipment Tech. & Other Position Openings

  • September 19, 2023 12:47 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:               Thomson Country Club

    Facility Location:          2 Mid-iron Dr., North Reading, MA 01864

    Position / Title:              Equipment Manager/Shop Manager

    Facility Description: Thomson Country Club is a private 18-hole facility founded in 1963.We are currently in a five year capital plan to improve the playability of the course.

    Experience Desired: Golf course mechanic experience is preferred. Knowledge of grinding, reel and setting of H.O.C , welding, hydraulics, and small engine repair. Must have basic tools

    Duties Description: The equipment manager will be responsible for the following:
    • Perform daily maintenance on all equipment
    • Maintain daily maintenance records
    • Assist in training staff to operate and maintain equipment
    • Manage gas and diesel fuel stations
    • Manage shop in a professional manner
    • Project future equipment purchases
    • Willingness to assist in all operations of the club

    Special Skills: Computer literacy

    Compensation / Benefits: Competitive, $80,000 + D.O.E., Health insurance, 401k, paid vacation, local association dues, uniform allowance and golf

    Education Level Required: High school or equivalent

    Date Position Available: September 19, 2023

    Application Deadline: Until position filled

    Apply To: Theodore Perry, Superintendent
                       2 Mid-iron Dr.
                       North Reading, MA 01864

    How to Apply: electronically or by mail

    Date Posted: September 19, 2023

  • August 27, 2023 4:53 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:                    Salem Country Club

    Location:                             Peabody, MA

    Position / Title:                  Equipment Manager

    Facility Description:  Private - 18 Holes

    Experience Desired: Two years or more as a Head Equipment Manager or Assistant Equipment Manager at a golf facility or distributor.

    Responsibilities Description:   
    Equipment Maintenance: Lead the maintenance, repair, and servicing of all golf course equipment, including mowers, tractors, utility vehicles, and specialized machinery. Proper sharpening and adjustments to all mowing equipment to ensure the best cut possible.

    Preventive Care: Develop and implement a comprehensive preventive maintenance schedule to minimize downtime, extend equipment lifespan, and optimize operational efficiency.

    Repairs and Diagnostics: Expertly diagnose mechanical issues, conduct repairs, and perform adjustments with precision and efficiency.

    Inventory Management: Maintain accurate records of equipment maintenance, replacements, and spare parts inventory. Coordinate orders and deliveries to ensure uninterrupted operations.

    Budget Management: Collaborate with management to establish and manage the equipment maintenance budget, demonstrating cost-conscious decision-making. Work closely with the Golf Course Superintendent and Assistants on current equipment condition to establish repair and replacement needs for budgeting purposes.

    Collaboration: Work closely with the groundskeeping team to schedule equipment usage effectively and support their equipment-related requirements.

    Safety Compliance: Ensure all equipment adheres to safety standards and regulations. Conduct regular safety training sessions for staff on proper equipment usage and safety protocols.

    Vendor Relationships: Establish and nurture relationships with equipment suppliers, service providers, and vendors to facilitate timely repairs, parts procurement, and upgrades.

    Technology Integration: Stay updated with emerging trends and technologies in golf course equipment management, and recommend innovative solutions to enhance efficiency.

    Documentation: Maintain meticulous equipment records, including maintenance logs, service histories, and warranties.

    Special Skills:

    • Proven experience in golf course equipment management or a related field.
    • Strong mechanical acumen and proficiency in diagnosing and resolving equipment issues.
    • Knowledge of turf management equipment, and specialized golf course machinery.
    • Familiarity with equipment maintenance software and tools.
    • Excellent organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
    • Effective communication and collaboration skills for team interaction and vendor relations.
    • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage time effectively.
    • Flexibility to accommodate early mornings, weekends, and seasonal demands.

    Compensation and Benefits:

    • $105-000-$110,000  
    • Christmas bonus
    • Health/ Vision/ Dental Insurance (after 90 days)
    • Paid Vacation & Sick Time
    • 401K enrollment with employer match contributions
    • All costs associated with professional organizations and continuing education - conferences & trade shows
    • Uniforms provided along with an additional clothing allowance
    • Meal(s) provided during the workday
    • Golf privileges

    Date Position is Available:
    Oct 16, 2023

    How to Apply:  Electronically

    Apply to: Bill Rocco, Director of Grounds

    Date Posted: Aug 28, 2023

    Application Deadline: Oct 02, 2023


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