Northwest Golf Course seeks Assistant Superintendent

  • 26 Jun 2018 12:39 PM
    Message # 6343373
    Tyler Eastham (Administrator)

    Position: Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
      Northwest Golf Course
      15711 Layhill Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20906

    Operation: Northwest is a 27-hole golf course with poa/bentgrass greens and poa/perennial ryegrass tees and fwys. Rain Bird Nimbus II automatic irrigation system & Flowtronex pump station. 60,000-70,000 rounds annually with a heated and fully lighted driving range.

    Budget: Annual Operating and Payroll Expenses $750,000

    Duties: Golf course management, planning and prioritizing day-to-day operation, oversee chemical/fertilizer applications and irrigation repair, employee training and safety, environmental programs (Audubon, Groundwater Guardian Green Site), clubhouse grounds, driving range

    Responsible to: Chris Fernandes, Golf Course Superintendent

    Annual Base Salary: $40,000 + D.O.E.

    Benefits: Excellent county benefit package that includes: health, dental, vision, life insurance; prescription plan, flexible spending account, long-term disability, 401(a) mandatory, 4% employee contribution with 8% company match after 6 months employment, 457 deferred compensation plan, half-price meals, annual sick leave(80 hrs), annual vacation leave(80 hrs), golf at 9 MCG courses, GCSAA and Local dues, local and regional seminars, merchandise discounts

    Education: 2-4 year degree or certificate from an accredited Turfgrass Management Program

    Experience: Minimum of 2 years golf course experience

    • Must be able to obtain MD pesticide and fertilizer license with in the first 90 days
    • Knowledge of the game of golf
    • Ability to efficiently schedule and supervise work
    • Supervise, manage and train 12 or more employees
    • Assist in planning and scheduling the maintenance of all playing surfaces
    • Train employees on safe and efficient equipment operations
    • Plan and supervise daily operations
    • Repair, maintenance and scheduling of irrigation system
    • Assist in calibration and application of all fertilizers and pesticides
    • Ensure all safety requirements are being followed
    • Spanish speaking is a plus

    Position Available: Immediately

    Resumes To: Chris Fernandes,, 443-848-8385

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