• January 22, 2022 10:35 AM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:              TruGreen

    Facility Location:        New England Region (Remote)

    Position / Title:           Regional Agronomist

    Facility Description: TruGreen branches across New England Region

    Experience Desired: 3+ years

    Position Overview:  Implement strategic plans to develop agronomic and horticultural programs used by TruGreen branches. Provides oversight to Branch Management for compliance with TruGreen Standard Operating Procedures for Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE SOPs).


    1. Provides functional guidance to Branch Management on technical elements of branch operations.

    2. Assist Branch Management in technical problem solving concerning strategic operations, training needs, customer program development, and fleet/equipment utilization.

    3. Participates in on-property program assessment for compliance and technical performance to provide guidance and direction needed to improve branch performance.

    4. Aligns various corporate strategies to establish regional chemical programs and financial goals with branch technical programs/standards.

    5. Verifies branch compliance with environmental, safety, and chemical use policies for reporting, planning and financial budgeting, and regulatory compliance.

    6. Assists in the development of customer information management to meet the technical needs of the region and ensure state regulatory compliance.

    7. Provide expertise to commercial staff and assist in key account reviews.

    8. Monitors and assesses chemical expenditures to guide Branch Management on chemical budgeting and usage.

    Education and Experience Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in agronomy, horticulture, soil sciences, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.

    • 3-5 years of agronomic technical experience applied to branch-based service operations are required. Experience developing product use specifications and transferring product and agronomic knowledge to support marketing, sales, and service operations required.

    • Valid, permanent driver’s license from state of residence and a clean driving record per company standards are required. Current liability auto insurance required.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Advanced technical knowledge of agronomy, horticulture, soil sciences, etc.

    • Knowledge of environmental laws and regulations governing chemicals for consumer applications (e.g., herbicides, fungicides, pesticides).

    • Process management skills to develop, implement and support new processes and initiatives.

    • Consultant skills to develop, coach, and manage the performance of others.

    • Training and development knowledge and skills to develop, design, and deliver technical knowledge and expertise to audiences of varying skill levels.

    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and technical procedures. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

    • Verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as chemical concentrations, environmental risk assessments, percentages, area, and volume.

    • Research and problem-solving skills to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

    • Computer skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

    Special Skills:

    Compensation / Benefits: competitive salary, company car, 401(k), health benefits, bonus plan, and any other perks - like competitive awards.

    Education Level Required: Bachelor’s degree in agronomy, horticulture, soil sciences, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.

    Date Position Available: January 21, 2022

    Application Deadline: January 31, 2022

    Apply To: https://trugreen.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/USExternalCareers/job/Rocky-Hill-CT-06067/Region-Technical-Manager_R18009

    How to Apply (electronically): Electronically

    Date Posted: January 22, 2022

  • January 10, 2022 11:02 AM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:        Charles River Country Club

    Facility Location:   Newton, MA.

    Position / Title:      Student Internship

    Facility Description: Private 18-hole Golf Course 

    Experience Desired: Prior golf course experience preferred but not necessary.

    Duties Description: Our goal is to provide you with the experience and knowledge to take the next step in your career. Your internship at The Charles River Country Club will have you involved in all aspects of the golf course including but not limited to; mowing, hand watering, irrigation troubleshooting, course set up, chemical and fertilizer calibration, chemical and fertilizer application, and opportunities to lead small crews. 

    Special Skills: Valid Driver License - Reliable Transportation

    Compensation / Benefits: $18-$20/HR +OT with Housing - Free Housing, Meals, Uniforms, and Golfing Privileges.

    Education Level Required: Candidate must be enrolled in 2 or 4 year turf management program or related field. 

    Date Position Available: Internship Season: May 2022 - August 2022
    *Ability to work with individuals looking to start earlier than May or work later than august.

    Application Deadline: May 1st

    Apply To: Tsmith@charlesrivercc.org

    How to Apply (electronically): Electronically

    Date Posted: 1/10/2022

  • January 07, 2022 10:55 AM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:           Wedgewood Pines Country Club

    Facility Location:      215 Harvard Road, Stow MA 01775

    Position/Title:           Mechanic

    Job Type: Full-time, Yearly

    Job Description:  Wedgewood Pines Country Club is a family-owned private facility. We are looking to hire an Equipment Manager/Mechanic to maintain our mixed fleet of equipment. (Toro, John Deere, Kubota, CAT, Salsco, ClubCar, Yamaha….etc). Knowledge in preventative maintenance, reel grinding and cut adjustments, Gas/Diesel engine repair, small engine repair, hydraulic repair and maintenance is all needed. This manager is responsible for keeping records of work completed and needed. Mechanic is responsible for ordering of needed repair parts and keeping records of these purchases. Heavy equipment and snow operation equipment service required. The equipment manager will work closely with the superintendent to decide on new equipment investments. Latest purchases have included a fleet of JD Gators, 2 Hybrid JD triplexes, Toro Multipro 1750 sprayer. Toro 4500D Rough unit recently added in 2020. New Toro Fleet arriving spring 2021 including Triflexes, 5410’s, ProCore plus 2 Yamaha Umaxx Utility vehicles.

    Educational Requirements:  Technical Training, small engine classes, welding certificate, previous experience with golf course equipment

    Job Benefits:  50% medical covered by club, uniforms, paid time off, golf/guest privileges, year round employment.

    Salary:  $55,000 – 62,000 DOE

    Job Application Instructions:  Please call or email resume to:
                                                            Course Superintendent, Timothy Johnston

    Date Posted:  January 7, 2022

  • December 28, 2021 12:44 AM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:        Essex County Club

    Facility Location:   Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts

    Position / Title:       Equipment Manager 

    Facility Description:  Essex County Club continues to be dedicated to the future of golf, a professional work environment and the maintenance operation. Our facility stays committed to a stringent equipment preventive maintenance program, innovative practices and capital replacement to ensure the best overall product and facilities.

    The Equipment Manager is an integral part of the management team which includes Golf Course Superintendent, three Assistant Superintendents, as well as up to 32 additional team members. We have a strong track record of retention, advancement and providing a professional work environment with industry and non-industry training to be the best.

    The vision is to routinely elevate golfing conditions and the golfing experience, and continue to have conditions that rival the best conditions and golf experiences in the country.

    Currently, Essex County Club is ranked #79 by Golf Digest in its Top 100 rankings, and #3 in the state of Massachusetts.

    Current fleet of equipment is a blend of Toro, John Deere, Jacobsen, and other manufacturers. All mowing equipment and utility carts are leased and turned over every four years. The Equipment Manager’s shop is located in a dedicated 1800 sq ft building.

    Experience Desired:  
    Three to five years’ experience as an Equipment Technician or Assistant Equipment Technician

    • Extensive knowledge in Hydraulic and Diesel systems
    • Proficient in the understanding of electrical schematics and troubleshooting
    • Working knowledge of the theory and care of reel and bed knife grinding preferred
    • Associates Degree or Certificate from an accredited technical school/college preferred, but not required
    • Demonstrated strong written, verbal, interpersonal & communication skills
    • Embraces daily use of technology and the ability to evolve with modern day practices

    Duties Description:

    • Oversees and manages the entire maintenance shop operation
    • Maintain the fleet of equipment and all related cutting units in a manner that meets modern day golfing expectations
    • Develop and implement a preventive maintenance/repairs schedule for all related tools, vehicles, and equipment
    • Responsible for ordering and purchasing of all parts and equipment
    • Organize and update a detailed equipment/fleet inventory and administrative tasks such as excel sheets, log books, preventative maintenance schedules, parts ordering
    • Manage and monitor equipment plus supplies and repairs budgets in excess of $80.000
    • Work with the Golf Course Superintendent in developing annual operating and capital budgets

    Special Skills:

    • Excellent attitude with a bias towards action
    • Enjoys ongoing identification of technical problems and the development of sound, carefully thought-out solutions with autonomy and independence
    • Valued expert expected to deliver high quality, accurate results, while efficiently maintaining and enhancing existing organizational systems and standards 
    • Collaborative leadership focused on efficient, accurate, quality work output.
    • Delivers a fun, educational and empowered work environment for team members

    Compensation / Benefits:

    • Salary $80,000-$100,000
    • $1,000 monthly stipend for housing or temporary housing
    • Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Short term and long-term disability
    • 401K with employer match
    • Annual holiday, vacation and sick time
    • Professional membership association dues, travel/expenses to the annual GCSAA conference covered
    • Typical weekly work hours - 42 to 48 hours

    Education Level Required:  Certificate or Associate's degree in automotive technology 

    Date Position Available:  ASAP

    Application Deadline:  January 21, 2022

    Apply To: https://essexcountyclub.applytojob.com/apply/qARUNv9Auh/Equipment- Manager

    How to Apply: Electronically

    Date Posted:  December 28, 2021

  • December 15, 2021 9:51 AM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

                    2022 P.J. Boatwright, Jr. Internships - Mass Golf

    To provide a comprehensive introduction and training experience for qualified interns to prepare for a career in golf administration.
    Term of Internship(s): Multiple internships are available; please see each department description and length of internship(s).
    Interns will be based at Mass Golf headquarters in Norton and will travel within the state (potential for limited travel throughout New England area).

    Job Description (
    By Department):

                   Championships, Tournaments & Events

    Internship(s) Available: Multiple 3 - 6+ month internships available Contact: Kevin Eldridge Director of Rules & Competitions keldridge@massgolf.org

    Support in the organization and administration of championships, tournaments, women’s events, mixed events, junior events, and player development events. This includes Mass Golf, New England Golf Association, and United States Golf Association sponsored events.

    o Preparation of event materials, including but not limited to; Player Info sheets, Tee/Alpha sheets, Local Rules & Hole Location sheets, Scorecards and Pace of Play sheets.

    Provide on-site support for all events:
    o Site preparation; including but not limited to course marking, course setup and event infrastructure (tents, signage,
    scoreboards, etc.).

    o Management and care for all event related equipment and supplies.
    o Works closely with staff, volunteers, and rules officials prior to and throughout events.

    • Assist with data entry, specifically championship and tournament real-time scoring (USGA Tournament Management).

    • Develops proficiency in the use of Golf Genius/USGA Tournament Management program.

    • Support and assists with general operations and projects as they relate to all Mass Golf, New England Golf Association and United States Golf Association offerings and programs.

                                             CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW

                             Women’s Tournaments and Events

      Internship Available: 6+ month Contact: Naomi Nesenoff – Manager of Women’s Events and Player Development – nnesenoff@massgolf.org

    • Support in the organization and administration of women’s tournaments, mixed events, parent child events, statewide inter-club team matches and championship, and player development events.

    Preparation of event materials, including but not limited to; Player Info sheets, Tee/Alpha sheets, Local Rules & Hole Location sheets, Scorecards and Pace of Play sheets.

    • Provide on-site support for all events:

      • Site preparation; including but not limited to course marking, course setup and event infrastructure (tents, signage, etc.).

      • Management and care for all event related equipment and supplies.

      • Works closely with staff, volunteers, and rules officials prior to and throughout events.

    • Provide communications support to membership for various events.

    • Assist with data entry, specifically championship and tournament real-time scoring (USGA Tournament Management).

    • Develops proficiency in the use of Golf Genius/USGA Tournament Management program.

    • Provide support for the First Tee of Massachusetts activities.

    • Support and assists with general operations and projects as they relate to all Mass Golf women’s tournaments and events.

                                               CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW

                                                      Member Services

    Internship Available: 4+ month Contact: Jenna Walkiewicz Assistant Director of Member Growth & Services jwalkiewicz@massgolf.org

    • Assists in the administration of men’s and women’s tournaments and develops proficiency in the use of Golf Genius/USGA Tournament Management program.

    • Assists with management of the USGA GHIN system as it relates to members and member clubs.

    • Provide support to clinics and events for The First Tee of Massachusetts designed to engage and develop area youth.

    • Training provided in the USGA Course Rating System and assists with on-site support for course ratings.

    • Assists with the annual renewal process for Mass Golf/GHIN membership.

    • Support and assists with general operations and projects as they relate to all Member Service offerings and programs.

                                              CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW


      Internship Available: 4+ month Contact: Catherine Carmignani Director of Communications & Marketing ccarmignani@massgolf.org

    • Provide event coverage in both written and digital form, including but not limited to pre-event press releases, special interviews, daily updates and post event recaps.

    • Assist with on-site posting of content to web sites, photo galleries and social media sites (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).

    • Must have a basic working knowledge of WordPress and the Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Premier Pro, Illustrator and After Effects).

    • Responsible for pitching and developing unique content (videos, blogs, written stories).

    • Assist with graphic updating, editing and creation.

    • Assist with filming, production and editing of video content.

    • Help build historical archives of stories, photos and videos.

    • Assist with research, writing, fact checking, stat checking and proofing of content for the magazine

    • Provide support for First Tee Massachusetts and Youth on Course activities.

                                               CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW

      Qualifications: Applicants must have a high interest in golf administration, strong verbal and written communication skills, highly organized, and proficiency with MS Office programs. A background in the game of golf and rules of golf knowledge is also beneficial. Not eligible for consideration are Mass Golf/USGA employees, officials, their relatives, or past USGA grant recipients.

      Compensation: This is a paid internship.

      Housing & Transportation: Intern must arrange for housing in the Massachusetts area and provide their own reliable automotive transportation. Intern will be reimbursed for all related expenses when traveling on Mass Golf business and reimbursed for the use of their personal automobile while on official business.

      Office Attire: Intern will be expected to wear casual, neat, business-type attire for all office responsibilities. Mass Golf attire will be supplied for event/on-site work.

      To Apply: Please use the individual “Apply Now” links above for each specific internship posting. Candidates are encouraged to apply for more than one internship, if interested.

      All applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. (EST), Friday, January 14, 2022.

  • December 06, 2021 2:46 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:      Olde Salem Greens Golf Course/Salem Municipal Golf Course

    Facility Location: Salem, MA

    Position :                Golf Course Equipment Manager

    Facility Description: Olde Salem Green is a 9-hole municipal golf course run by the City of Salem. The majority of equipment has been replaced within the past 8 years with new equipment, including Foley 653 & 672 reel grinders. All equipment is stored indoors.

    Experience Desired: Applicant should have knowledge of equipment service/repair, hydraulics and small engine repair.

    Duties Description: The equipment manager's main responsibility is for all equipment service, repairs, record keeping and reel maintenance/grinding. Employee should have a willingness to split time between mechanical duties and golf course duties as needed.

    Special Skills: Candidates must have a valid driver’s license.

    Compensation / Benefits: Union posting can be seen on the City of Salem website. https://www.salem.com/human-resources/pages/employment-opportunities

    Education Level Required: HS diploma or equivalent

    Date Position Available: Immediately

    Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

    Apply To: City of Salem - jobs@salem.com
                       Paul Lever Jr. Superintendent - plever@salem.com

    Date Posted: December 6, 2021

  • November 23, 2021 1:14 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

    Facility Name:         Bull’s Bridge Golf Club

    Facility Location:    South Kent, CT 06785

    Position / Title:       Equipment/Shop Manager

    Facility Description: Bull’s Bridge is a private golf-centric club designed by world renowned Fazio Golf Design. Constructed in 2003, the Club is known for beautiful views, a challenging course, and impeccable turfgrass quality and conditions. We are ranked as one of the top clubs in Connecticut and average 10,000 rounds/season. Our mission is to “WOW” our members and guests every day that we are open from April through November. We expect to be compared to the best clubs in the country when it comes to the daily presentation of the course, green speeds, etc. Maintaining both leased and owned equipment assets, like new, is paramount to achieving the high expectations that our members set.

    Experience Desired: 5+ years as a proven top Mechanic.  Assistant Technicians with outstanding references will also be considered

    Duties Description:
    Position Overview Highlights

    o Your daily routine revolves around the cutting units, their Q.O.C/H.O.C and consistency             
    o Observe equipment in use and after-cut appearance each day
    o Develop and maintain a world class preventative reel/bed knife sharpening program
    o Ensure plant health and green speed equipment is ready at a moment’s notice
    o Proactively plan and execute maintenance and ordering programs for each type of machinery
    o Manage inventories
    o Keep downtime to the lowest possible level
    o Help the grounds staff on the golf course with daily tasks when needed
    o Be available for extended hours/on-call during tournaments, aerification operations, storm cleanup, or other urgent situations that may arise

    o Using compiled notes and guidance from Superintendent prepares and presents an annual equipment/tool purchase or replacement plan and R&M operations budget request
    o Prioritize off season maintenance and purchase plan
    o An opportunity to perform more time consuming rebuilds, etc. without downtime constraints of the active mowing/golf season
    o Keep winter equipment running efficiently and fix any problems that may arise.
    o Develop and execute building maintenance/improvement projects
    o Invest in learning and teaching
    o Perform a SWOT analysis with mgmt. team to ensure operations are improved each year
    o Set goals and sync golf/maintenance calendars

    Special Skills:

    We need
    ·        A team player with a great attitude and a “what’s next!?” mentality
    ·        A career minded individual, passionate about the golf/turf industry
    ·        An “owner” who takes pride in all things related to the use, care, and storage of Bull’s Bridge’s equipment
    ·        A communicator who participates, stays engaged and curious with the daily happenings on the course
    ·        A proactive, critical thinker with foresight and vision

    Compensation / Benefits:
    Total Comp package starting at $100,000.

    • Ability to design/tailor shop to your needs
    • A great location to live/work
    • An Assistant technician
    • Paid vacation
    • Uniforms supplied
    • Discounted Pro-Shop merchandise
    • Health Insurance
    • Expenses paid for continuing education/training expenses
    • Bonus
    • Golf Privileges

    Education Level Required:
    HS Diploma

    Date Position Available: Dec. 6th

    Application Deadline: Dec 3rd, open until filled

    To Apply:  Email Superintendent, Steve Hicks
                        Provide Cover Letter, Resume and References

    Date Posted:  November 23, 2021


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