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The Federal Club is unique to the Richmond area, in that it is grassed wall to wall with cool season turf. It is an excellent opportunity for a candidate interested in maintaining high quality cool season turf in the Mid-Atlantic region. The Assistant will work side by side with the Superintendent in all aspects of golf course management including, but not limited to: Providing Championship conditions on a daily basis -Crew scheduling, training, and management –Pesticide/Fertility applications and record keeping -Daily golf course set-up -Irrigation monitoring and maintenance –Yearly and Long term planning and budgeting -Execution and oversight of cultural practices
The Federal Club is an 18-hole Championship golf course located 20 miles west of Richmond, Va. The course opened in 2006 to rave reviews and is considered one of the top conditioned golf courses in the region. The club opened a new 25,000 sq ft clubhouse in 2016 and played host the the 105th Virginia State Amateur in 2018. The course converted all bunkers to the "Better Billy Bunker" system, between 2014 and 2016. The majority of this work was completed in house. Off season projects are common place at the club. Assistants will get hands on experience with projects such as building new forward tee boxes, drainage projects, and fairway reduction/reshaping, just to name a few.
The Federal Club provides a great opportunity for assistants looking to produce outstanding course conditions in a challenging growing environment. The club is committed to providing the resources necessary for success and providing all employees a great work-life balance. The course is well respected in the area and has been a stepping stone for assistants looking to move to forward in their careers.
Education: Completion of 2 or 4 year turf or related program.
Experience: Minimum 1 yr as Assistant preferred or multiple summer internships.
Special Skills: Va pesticide license, or ability to obtain within 90 days.
Salary: 45,000 – 50,000
Additional Salary Information: Benefits: Paid Annual Vacation and Sick Leave, Expense involved in attending the education conferences & industry events, Golfing Privileges, Paid Annual Sick Leave, GCSAA and VGCSA Membership Dues, Uniforms/clothing allowance, Paid Health Insurance, Free meals
Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Matt Drayton Matt@thefederalclub.com
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