Facility Name: Cold Spring Country Club
Facility Location: Belchertown, MA
Position / Title: Golf Course Mechanic
Facility Description: 18 hole semi-private
Experience Desired: Combination of 5 years as a head or assistant golf course mechanic or related mechanical experience
Duties Description: Troubleshooting, inspection, diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of equipment and equipment systems, including, but not limited to: operator and equipment safety switch operation, engine tune-ups, carburetor adjustments, tire repair, safe and proper operation of hydraulic, brake, fuel, steering, electrical, and cooling systems
Compensation / Benefits: Commensurate based on experience
Education Level Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Date Position Available: 03/15/2021
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Apply To: David Wright, General Manager
How to Apply (electronically or by mail):
330 Chauncey Walker St
Belchertown, MA 01007
Date Posted: 01/21/21
Facility Name: Sandy Burr Country Club
Facility Location: Wayland, MA
Position / Title: Turf Equipment Technician
Facility Description: 18 Hole Public Golf Course
Experience Desired: Mechanical background
Duties Description: Maintain all golf course equipment, reel and bed knife grinding.
Special Skills: Communicate with the Superintendent and be a team player.
Compensation / Benefits: $22-$25/Hr, 40Hrs/Week, health and dental insurance, vacation, 401k after 1000hrs of work.
Date Position Available: March 2021
Apply To: Andrew Lamy, Golf Course Superintendent
Date Posted: January 20, 2020
Facility Name: Robert T Lynch Municipal Golf Course
Facility Location: 1281 West Roxbury Pkwy, Brookline, MA 02467
Position / Title: Equipment Repair and Maintenance Technician
Facility Description: Municipal
Experience Desired: A minimum of five years training and/or mechanic experience in the maintenance and repair of golf course equipment; minimum of three years of experience and training in golf course maintenance and upkeep; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Duties Description: The Town of Brookline Recreation Department is seeking an Equipment Repair and Maintenance Technician to join the team at the Robert T. Lynch Municipal Golf Course to perform skilled technical maintenance and manual labor related to the construction, care and maintenance of municipal golf equipment; inspects, diagnoses and repairs mechanical failure in various golf course maintenance equipment such as diesel, gasoline, electric and small engine equipment; performs major and minor mechanical repairs on all power train, hydraulic and electric components of turf equipment; assists the Golf Course Superintendent in coordination, scheduling and performance of a preventative maintenance program within allocated budget; and other work as required.
Compensation / Benefits: $28.23 hourly, plus generous benefits.
Date Position Available: 1/15/21
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
Apply To: Town of Brookline
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How to Apply (electronically): http://www.brooklinema.gov/1415/Job-Opportunities-New
Date Posted: 1/15/21
Facility Name: SGS Turf Care
Facility Location: Manchester, NH
Position / Title: Turf Manager
Facility Description: Agronomic Applications & Irrigation Service for Athletics, Golf & High-End Lawn Care
Experience Desired: Turf Management, Irrigation R&M, Pesticide & Fertilizer Applications
Duties Description: Would you like to be part of a team that invests in you? Do you want to be a part of a company where you can grow and advance within the company? How about a company that values your quality of life outside of work?
If you answered YES…..then come join our team!
We are looking for a team member who is professional, organized, has a positive attitude, takes great pride in their work, who works well within a team, but can also work independently when needed.
This would be an excellent employment opportunity for a competent turf specialist looking for a superior work environment, competitive pay, and the opportunity to work on a variety of projects. Basically, the owner is looking for a #2 person who can work with him to continue to grow the company and take it to the next level.
SGS Turf Care is a professional turf application and irrigation service company, founded in 2015 by a former golf course superintendent. The company is well established and has attained double digit revenue growth every year. We have achieved this because, we pride ourselves in producing high quality turf and providing excellent customer service. Our focus is on quality not quantity. As experts in turfgrass management, we offer more than basic lawn service and turf applications. Our clients include universities, private schools, school districts, high-end residential lawns, and golf courses.
COVID-19 note……Physical distancing comes natural with this position with working outdoors and having a designated workspace and vehicle.
Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Applying fertilizers and chemicals
• Maintaining records of applications – for clients and the state
• Communicating with clients
• Properly maintaining, loading and transporting equipment
• Irrigation repair and maintenance
• Assisting with athletic field maintenance tasks
Duration: This is a full-time year-round position. Work weeks are typically 5 days with only occasionally working on weekends.
• Have or obtain a NH Operational Pesticide License - Category G2
• Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds (fertilizer bags)
• Computer/tech skills
Compensation / Benefits:
• Compensation: Salary range $50,000 - $60,000 DOE
• Benefits: Flexibility with work schedule, PTO, IRA with company match, phone allowance, expenses for professional associations and development, paid expenses to obtain/maintain license(s), bonuses.
Education Level Required: Some level of green industry training
Date Position Available: Immediately
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Apply To: Justin Santos
How to Apply (electronically): Email a cover letter, resume and references to email@example.com .
Date Posted: January 15, 2021
Facility Name: Cohasset Golf Club
Facility Location: Cohasset, MA
Position / Title: Internship
Facility Description: Established in 1984, Cohasset Golf Club is one of the oldest private clubs in New England. Cohasset Golf Club is a challenging 18-hole Donald Ross course located on the South Shore of Boston.
• Must be currently enrolled in or graduated from an accredited turf management program with a desire to be a golf course superintendent.
• Ability to maintain high work ethic and function in a team environment.
• Possession of a valid driver's license.
• Have or obtain a current Massachusetts pesticide applicators license.
• Must have a positive, can do, personality.
Primary Responsibilities of the Position: Placement student will be an integral part of the daily maintenance operation. Students will work with the Superintendent and Assistant in all aspects of golf course management to deliver unparalleled daily tournament conditions.
• To learn how to operate and maintain all pieces of equipment
• To learn and implement the calibration and application of all fertilizers and pesticides
• To record all information on daily activities, climate, pesticide applications and fertilizer applications
• To perform basic skills in irrigation system maintenance and repair
• To check the course every day, as well as preparing the golf course for daily play
• To syringe turf areas as needed, as well as directing the green keepers who are syringing
• To lead small crews and oversee small scale projects on the golf course
• To perform other duties as assigned by the Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant
Golf Course Projects executed in 2021:
• New Maintenance Facility
• Dredging of irrigation pond
• Small projects consisting of new forward tee, tee expansion, and cart path renovation
Compensation / Benefits:
•$15-18/hour + OT
• On Site housing
• Golf privileges
• Fees covered for pesticide licensing and regional turf conferences
• Potential to be promoted to second assistant
Date Position Available: Spring 2021
Application Deadline: April 2021
Apply To: Mike Leahy
Cohasset Golf Club
P.O. Box 247
Cohasset, MA 02025
How to Apply (electronically): Please email resume and cover letter
Facility Name: Carpenter Costin Tree & Landscape
Facility Location: 4 East Coast Road, Danvers, MA
Position / Title: Turf, Tree and Shrub Program Manager
Facility Description: Tree and landscape company
• Knowledge of Turf Insect and Disease Diagnosis and Treatments
• Knowledge of Insect and Diseases Diagnosis and treatments for trees and shrubs
• Turf, Tree and Shrub Program Sales Experience
• Degree in plant soil sciences, arboriculture, or related major
• Minimum of 3 to 5 years field experience
• Valid driver’s license
• Valid Mass Pesticide License
Duties Description: Turf, tree and shrub care program management, sales and production.
Special Skills: Knowledge of tree, shrub, turf insect/disease diagnosis and treatment strategies. Specialized knowledge of turf care required.
Education Level Required: Minimum 2 years experience in a turf care. Knowledge of tree, shrub, turf insect/disease issues and treatment strategies.
Date Position Available: April 1, 2021
Application Deadline: March 31, 2021
Apply To: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781-598-1924 and ask for Bonnie
How to Apply (electronically): Email: email@example.com
Facility Name: Lexington Golf Club
Location: 55 Hill St. Lexington MA.
Title: Equipment/Shop Mechanic (This position is year-round and could be full-time or part-time with flexible hours if needed)
Facility: Private 9-hole
Experience: Previous employment in similar position
Duties: Individual must be able to perform routine maintenance and troubleshooting to all the golf course equipment including small engines, mowers, vehicles and tractors. Mechanic is responsible for reel and bed knife grinding, ensuring a good quality sharpness of units. Maintain log records of repairs, parts and inventory for needed preventative maintenance schedules. Some duties could include helping staff with course maintenance when needed.
Skills: Ability to work with and train staff the proper use of equipment in a respectful way.
Compensation/Benefits: D.O.E. $25.00 - 27.00+/HR, DOE, 80% PAID health plan if needed, paid vacation and sick days, paid related education seminars and local conferences, and clothing allowance.
Education: High School Diploma/GED
Position Available: February 2021
Deadline: Open until filled
Apply To: Robert Dembek, Superintendent
E-Mail resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date Posted: January 14, 2021
Facility Name: Golf Club of New England
Facility Location: Stratham, NH
Position / Title: Turf Equipment Technician
Facility Description: Private 18 holes
Experience Desired: At least 3 years experience as golf course mechanic or related field
Duties Description: Golf Club of New England is seeking a highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic to oversee and maintain a broad spectrum of turf care equipment.
The equipment manager/mechanic will be responsible for a mixed fleet of Toro and John Deere greens, tees, fairway and rough mowers. John Deere tractors, gators and aerifiers. Club car carts (member carts and utility carts), as well as many other small pieces of Stihl and Honda equipment.
The equipment tech must possess good organizational and record keeping skills.
Must be able to perform moderate physical labor.
Must be able to communicate with superintendent and assistant superintendent on a daily basis.
Must be responsible for ordering parts and keeping track of inventory.
Proficiency in Express Dual 3000 and Angle Master 3000 grinding is preferred.
Has an understanding of reel grinding and mower setup and the effect on course conditions.
Has the ability to establish preventative maintenance programs.
Shop organization skills.
Understanding of golf course equipment electronics and hydraulics.
Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize.
All other job related skills such as welding, fabricating, electrical will be taken into consideration.
Compensation / Benefits: DOE. 2 weeks Paid time off, health, dental and vision insurance
Education Level Required: Associates or Bachelors
Date Position Available: ASAP
Application Deadline: None
Apply To: Brian Hawkes – Golf Course superintendent
How to Apply (electronically): Cell: 978-604-1441 or email@example.com
Date Posted: January 13, 2021
Facility Name: Sassamon Trace Golf Course
Facility Location: Natick, MA
Position / Title: Golf Course Mechanic
Facility Description: 9 Hole Municipal Golf Course
Experience Desired: Extensive experience working on engines/small engines
Duties Description: Perform routine maintenance and repairs on golf course equipment
Special Skills: Previous experience working on turf equipment a plus
Compensation / Benefits: Hourly (20-30hrs/week)
Date Position Available: 2/1/21
Apply To: Eric Fontaine Golf Course Superintendent
How to Apply (electronically): firstname.lastname@example.org
Date Posted: 1/12/21
Job Title: Harmony Field Merchandiser
Harmony Outdoor Brands, LLC was created and founded from a desire to have a premium sod grass brand, that conformed to the geographic needs of each region of the U.S., and measured up to industry best practices. Harmony is the Nation’s #1 provider of turfgrass. We are currently seeking a self-motivated independent contractor to be a Harmony Field Merchandiser. This position services our retail partners in the DC Area / Boston, MA Area (2 separate ones) under the direction of the Territory Manager. The ideal candidate is independent, ambitious and driven to succeed.
• Regular store visits in multiple retail locations in a pre-determined geographic area (territory)
• Take inventory of sod at stores in territory
• Inspecting sod hut (sod display outside Garden) to include structure stability and condition
• Partner and build relationships with retail store associates
• Provide training to associates in garden on the ways of selling Harmony Sod
• Regularly distribute sales tool collateral at Garden Department, Customer Service Desk and PRO Sales Desk
• Use company provided mobile technology to perform basic job functions and provide store updates and photos
• Maintain a quick work pace with effective time management
• Must have flexibility and adaptability to changes in territory coverage.
• This position averages 30-35 hours per week
Key Attributes for Success:
Ability to operate efficiently under minimal supervision (self-managed role) Reliability
Strong attention to detail.
A willingness to be trained and follow procedures accurately
Ability to work effectively with others
• Must have daytime availability M- F
• Ability to lift 20 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations
• Be able to climb ladder unassisted and use basic tools
• High school diploma, GED, or 1-2 years of retail sales or merchandising experience
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills as this position requires daily discussions with customers at all personnel levels.
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task, elevated sense of urgency, and attention to detail.
• Adaptability to changing demands and client goals.
• Strength working independently, but also as a member of the larger company team
• Job Type: Seasonal / Contract
Salary: $16.00 to $18.50 /hour
Apply to: email@example.com
Date posted: January 11, 2021
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