Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

Position ID: 44447
Georgia Southern University
Facilities Management Services
Branch Campus: 
Position Description
Job Description: 

Assistant Golf Course Superintendent - Pos. # 21003187 (Req. # STA00)

Position Summary: Extramurals Facilities. Reporting to the Golf Course Superintendent, the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent directs and participates in the maintenance of the golf course tees, greens, fairways, and cart paths and supervises the maintenance and repair of motorized and other mechanical equipment.

Essential Functions

  • Assists in planning and supervising the maintenance of greens, tees and fairways.
  • Hires, orients, and trains all golf course maintenance department employees.
  • Schedules work and supervises employees and use of equipment.
  • Instructs equipment operators on operation and care of mowing and other equipment.
  • Supervises pesticide application and/or operates and calibrates pesticide application equipment.
  • Supervises and participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps, and irrigation and drainage systems.
  • Assists with personnel management and evaluation, employee safety, and discipline.
  • Supervises the mowing, watering and maintenance of tees, greens, fairways and related areas.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in agronomy, turf management, or related field; obtain and maintain commercial pesticide applicator's license, if not licensed; two or more years of turf maintenance experience; effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment

Preferred Experience: Effective problem solving, decision making, and conflict resolution skills; a thorough understanding of the rules and strategies of the game of golf; experience managing warm season turf grasses

Salary Range: $30,900 - $37,000
Application Deadline: December 31, 2020

Application Procedure: Please visit the Georgia Southern University employment website and complete the application process at The application process must be completed by the deadline to be considered. Georgia is an open records state. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468. Georgia Southern University is an EEO/AA/ADA/Veteran employer.

CIP Discipline Code: 
Golf Course Operation and Grounds Management
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Required Qualifications
2 years
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020
Position Starting Date: 
Recruitment Data
Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Kristopher Bolden, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator