Job Title: Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
Agency: Freeport Park District
Closing Date: April 26, 2019
Starting Annual Salary: $32,000 – 37,000
Summary: Freeport Park District is seeking a full-time Assistant Golf Course Superintendent to oversee golf course grounds and turf maintenance. The ideal candidate shall be a responsible, safety-oriented team player and leader that enjoys working outdoors. Experience in turf maintenance or landscaping is preferred.
Duties: The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent is responsible for leading a team of golf course maintenance workers to ensure the golf course turf and grounds are maintained to standards. Supervisory responsibilities include scheduling, directing and monitoring daily work assignments and assist with hiring, training and appraising performance of workers. Job duties also include operation and routine maintenance of equipment; maintenance of irrigation system; tree trimming and gardening; building repairs and upkeep; risk management; herbicide and pesticide applications; and other duties as assigned by Golf Course Superintendent.
Qualifications: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Associate’s Degree in Horticulture or Turf Management preferred. Must have valid Illinois Driver’s License with capability of attaining CDL and experience operating equipment. Experience with landscape maintenance including herbicide and pesticide applications preferred. Ability to attain Illinois Pesticide Applicators License within six months of employment.
To Apply: Apply by April 26, 2019 by completing employment application at Freeport Park District Office, 1122 S. Burchard Ave.