Thousand Acres Golf Club in Swanton, MD seeks Assistant Superintendent

  • 22 Apr 2021 12:08 PM
    Message # 10339181
    Tyler Eastham (Administrator)

    THOUSAND ACRES GOLF CLUB

    ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT JOB POSTING

    Tom Harshberger
    500 Lakeside Club Dr
    Swanton, MD, 21561
    Telephone (301) 387.0387

    THOUSAND ACRES GOLF CLUB is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the role of Assistant Superintendent. TAGC was designed by Craig Schreiner and located in the Appalachian Mountains of western Maryland on Deep Creek Lake, in Swanton, MD. TAGC offers both memberships and is open for public play. This is a unique opportunity where the qualified candidate will get to experience a 9-hole grow-in and will help to achieve elevated cultural and maintenance practices on the existing 9. The front 9 opened in 2008 and gets approximately 10,000 rounds annually with an eight-month golfing season. The greens are A1/A4 bentgrass and the tees and fairways are Declaration bentgrass. The roughs are a mix of tall fescue and Kentucky bluegrass.

    The Assistant Superintendent will be involved in many tasks but not limited to:

    Golf course setup, chemical and fertilizer applications, aeration, verticutting and topdressing, sprayer and spreader calibration, irrigation troubleshooting and repair, water management, staff training and snow removal. The Assistant Superintendent will lead the daily crew activities with support from the Superintendent.

    There is a lot of new and exciting activity Thousand Acres Golf Club. The maintenance facility is currently being constructed, should be open by early summer. Back 9 construction is in various stages of completion; three holes were completed in 2020, the remaining are being constructed in 2021. The clubhouse construction is set to being within the next 12-18 months. This is a unique opportunity for an individual who construction experience as well as daily maintenance.

    EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Applicants should have a certificate/degree in Turfgrass Management

    EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    1-3 years as a First or Second Assistant is preferred

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be a self-starter and detail oriented
    • Must have basic computer skills with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions

    JOB BENEFITS:

    Golfing privileges, health insurance, uniforms, national and local association dues,

    DATE AVAILABLE: APRIL 19, 2021

    SALARY:

    $45,000

    JOB APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    Email resume and cover letter to Tom.harshberger@thousandacresgolf.com

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