BMPs For Maryland Golf Courses
Spray Technician Posting:
Burning Tree Club, founded in 1922, is an 18-hole private golf club located just inside the Capital Beltway of Washington DC. Burning Tree was originally designed by C.H. Alison of Colt, Mackenzie, and Alison. We are currently in the process of finishing up a course restoration by famed Gil Hanse, architect of the 2020 U.S. Open course. 16 greens are native soil and 6 greens are sand based all with 007 Bentgrass. Tees are 007 Bentgrass and Penncross. Fairways were recently renovated in 2015, converting the fairways to a blend of 007 and SR1150 Bentgrass. This position will provide an excellent opportunity to learn to manage turf through the summer stress experienced in the transition zone.
Spray Technicians will gain experience with, GPS chemical applications, spray-hawking, granular applications, calibration, record keeping and chemical inventory. There will also be opportunities for small crew management, irrigation repair and maintenance, disease identification, as well as other aspects of golf course maintenance. Spray Technicians will work closely with the Superintendent and Assistants and provide input for the success of the golf course. Spray Technicians should adhere to a professional appearance as member interactions are quite common and encouraged.
Associates/Certificate or bachelor’s degree in turf related field preferred but not required. Current students and recent graduates encouraged to apply.
Graduates in the turf grass field. Golf course experience preferred but not required.
We are looking for individuals with a self-drive and passion for the turf industry. Attention to detail is particularly important.
Golfing Privileges, Uniforms, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, 401k, Vacation/Sick time, local and national organization dues, E.O.Y. Bonus, Housing Stipend
October 1, 2020
$40,000 + up to 10% Bonuses
Job Application Instructions
Please email a copy of your resume, cover letter and references to the below addresses:
David Kardos - Superintendent
Kyle Boushell – Assistant Superintendent
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