The assistant in training, under supervision of the assistant golf
course superintendent operates all heavy machinery, works with all golf course
related equipment, oversees small crew work assignments, and inspects course
Knowledge of tools, methods,
and materials used in grounds construction, landscaped area maintenance work
and building maintenance and improvement.
Ability to operate
heavy equipment and light motorized equipment.
Ability to follow oral
and written directions.
Eager to learn and
strives to be successful in the position.
Oversees the completion
of work assignments by crew members and assists with field decisions regarding
job procedures, work standards and machinery use.
Enforces safe working
conditions with all job assignments and is responsible for instructing staff on
proper equipment use and work methods.
projects and labor crews.
Reports golf course
conditions and all disciplinary problems to the golf course superintendent or
assistant golf course superintendent.
integrity at all times.
Participates in daily
course setup of the golf course including but not limited to cutting cups, tee
service, mowing, bunkers, sod / seed projects, chemical & fertilizer
application, and irrigation repair.
Assists the golf course
maintenance crew with snow removal during the winter months including equipment
operation and shoveling.
communication and cooperation with all other departments.
interactions with club members and guests, providing a high level of customer
Performs any and all
duties as assigned by the Golf Course Superintendent or other members of the
senior management team, as deemed appropriate.
High school diploma or
Degree in golf course
maintenance or related field preferred.
Working knowledge of
tools, methods, and materials used in grounds construction, landscape
maintenance and building maintenance and improvement.
operating heavy machinery and golf course related equipment preferred.
Position requires walking and standing most of the working day;
must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility. Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and
stretch to fulfill tasks. Requires manual dexterity, grasping, writing,
standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, and climbing. Ability
to lift at least 50 pounds on a regular basis. Ability to work outdoors for
long periods of time, sometimes in inclement weather.
This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of
this position and should not serve as an exhaustive or comprehensive list of
all the possible duties, tasks and responsibilities for this specific job. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of
this position might differ from those outlined above and other duties may be
assigned as necessary.