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Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$46,466
  • Posted Date:02/04/2019



  • Assists the Golf Course Superintendent with all activities relating to Golf Course Maintenance
  • Conducts inspections of turf conditions, and assists with implementation of nutrient management program
  • Performs daily maintenance functions; implementing cultural programs and practicing environmental management
  • Programs and operates irrigation system; participates in repairs and troubleshooting of electrical issues associated with irrigation satellites and central control computer
  • Confers with Superintendent regarding work schedules and assigns daily tasks to staff
  • Supervises, trains and directs assigned staff; processes employee concerns and problems; provides coaching; and assists in completing employee performance evaluations
  • Supervises and participates in landscape maintenance; mows greens, fairways, tees, collars, approaches, green banks and roughs
  • Supervises and operates aerifiers, slit seeders, fertilizer spreaders, fungicide and insecticide sprayers, sod cutter, weed eater, electrical and hand tools; operates dump truck, pick-up truck and backhoe
  • Participates in drainage and other in-house course improvement projects
  • Cuts cups, move tees, gathers trash, and trims trees and shrubbery
  • Assumes responsibilities of maintenance operations in the absence of the Golf Course Superintendent
  • Performs related work as required


  • Associate degree in turf-grass management or related field; minimum of five years golf course maintenance experience to include the operation and maintenance of related equipment; prior supervisory experience
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.
  • Requires Virginia Fertilizer License or the ability to obtain within six months of hire date


  • Monday-Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – (additional hours as needed)


  • Herndon Centennial Golf Course Maintenance Facility, 1272 Old Heights Rd


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