Assistant Superintendent

Location
Denver, USA, Colorado
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Apr 21, 2017
Ref
005116
Contact
University of
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

The golf course assistant superintendent assists the superintendent in the responsibilities of managing and maintaining properties to include; the golf course, practice area, club house grounds, landscaping, on course restrooms, open space and unused areas. Also, assist the superintendent in supervising maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of employees and equipment.

Essential Functions

  • Assists in planning, coordinating, supervising the maintenance of the golf course, tees, fairways, greens, seeding and maintenance for the golf course, planting, cultivating, pruning, caring for plants, shrubs and trees; the characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners; herbicides and pest control methods and materials; drainage controls and irrigation systems, including wells, pumps, and automated controls.
  • Assists in the scheduling and routing of personnel and equipment to accomplish daily work.
  • Inspects the golf course property and related areas to evaluate how well management standards are being achieved and to effect changes in management programs.
  • Enforces safety standards and regulations and instructs and trains employees in the proper handling and application of chemicals to ensure the safety of the public, employees, wildlife and property.

Required Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of the maintenance of the golf course, tees, fairways, greens, the seeding and maintenance for the golf course, planting, cultivating, pruning, caring for plants, shrubs and trees; the characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners; herbicides and pest control methods and materials; drainage controls and irrigation systems, including wells, pumps, and automated controls.
  • Ability to supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization or workers and equipment; prepare concise reports; maintain effective employee and public relations.
  • Driver's License.
  • Chemical Applicators License.
  • Knowledge of agronomy and turfgrass management practices.


Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to hold or feel, reach with hands and arms, walk, talk, smell and hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, climb, balance, stoop, crouch and crawl.
  • Regularly lift and/or moves up to 50 pounds and occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Work Environment:

  • An employee in this job is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions, occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, and has a risk of electrical shock.
  • The noise level in the work environment may be loud.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please click New Resume/CV at the bottom of the page to begin application.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter