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Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018 7:19 PM


Urbana Country Club
Urbana, IL
Scott White
Phone: 815-302-4834

Educational Requirements:
Degree in Turfgrass Management or Related Field

Experience Requirements:
Previous golf course experience preferred, but not required

Special Requirements:
The assistant golf course superintendent reports directly to the golf course superintendent. Under the superintendent's supervision, the assistant superintendent directs and participates in the maintenance of the golf course greens, tees, fairways, and surrounding property; supervises the maintenance and repair of motorized and other mechanical equipment; and does related work as required. The assistant superintendent may serve in the superintendent's capacity during his/her absence.
• Assists in planning and supervising the maintenance of greens, tees and fairways; schedules work; and supervises the employees and the use of the equipment.
• Instructs equipment operators on the operation and care of mowing and other equipment; supervises pesticide applications and/or operates and calibrates pesticide application equipment; and supervises and participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps, and in the maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems.
• Assists in personnel management and evaluation, employee safety and personnel discipline.
• May modify the daily work schedule based on professional interpretation.
• Attending educational seminars and industry trade shows to keep up with current best practices and help bring new ideas back to the club.
• Any miscellaneous tasks assigned by the superintendent.

Employment standards
• Working knowledge of the maintenance of golf course tees, fairways and greens; seeding and maintenance practices for golf course turf; planting, cultivating, pruning, and caring for plants, shrubs and trees; characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners; herbicides and pest control methods and materials; drainage control methods; and irrigation systems, including wells, pumps and automatic controls.
• Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of workers and equipment; prepare clear and concise reports; and maintain effective employee and public relations.
• Self-motivated, independent thinker with a positive team-focused attitude
• Knowledge and interest in the game of golf
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
• Possession of a valid driver's license.
• Possession of current state licensing as a pesticide applicator.
A positive attitude in addition to being eager to learn and take on responsibilities goes a long way in this role. There is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience and grow within this position. Be ready, I will push you and take you as far as you want to go in this challenging, but rewarding industry.

Urbana Country Club is a private club located in Champaign-Urbana Il, home of the University of Illinois and the Fighting Illini. We recently completed a $5.5 million dollar renovation of the clubhouse and are currently working on dredging our pond, new pump station installation, a in-house 18 tee renovation project, and starting fall 2018 there will be a multimillion bathhouse, spa, fitness and hotel built on property.
Our club is owned by Jacksonville Jaguar owner Shad Khan and is going through a complete transformation as it raises the level of service and expectations of it's membership. It's a great community to live in and this opportunity offers a lot of unique hands on experience.

Candidate will work closely with superintendent, assistant superintendent, crew foreman, and mechanic. Candidate will be expected to carry out any and all jobs assigned with great detail and attitude.

Date Available:
Feb 1, 2018

Application Instructions:
Please send resume and cover letter to There will be an opportunity to meet 1-on-1 at the GIS in San Antonio if you are interested

Salary Range:
competative salary

insurance, matching 401K, vacation, dues, education, uniforms, relocation and other perks

• Location: Chambana

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