Job title: Greenskeeper
Company: Club Hire
Job description: The Country Club located in Pepper Pike, Ohio is seek a Golf Course Management Apprentice to develop and advance their career in maintaining one of the Midwest’s premier country clubs.
Beginning in August 2022, renowned golf course architect Gil Hanse will restore the golf course to emulate Flynn’s original design. The work will include:
- Green expansions of 30,000 square feet using existing nursery sod
- Fairway expansions
- New Tee construction
- Tree removal
- Re-construction of all bunkers using Better Billy Bunker
- New short game area added to the practice facility
- Installation of new irrigation around greens and tees
The applicant will be involved in all aspects of golf course maintenance with a focus on development and advancement in their career. Duties include, but not limited to:
- Team and project management
- Moisture management
- Providing firm and fast conditions daily on native push-up Poa greens
- Equipment operation
- Irrigation troubleshooting and repair
- Toro Lynx irrigation system
- Chemical/fertilizer calibration and applications
- Involvement in the planning and implementation of IPM strategies
- Involvement in Green Committee and Construction project meetings
Compensation & Benefits:
- $17-$20/hour plus OT + housing + scholarship bonus
- Off-site housing available
- Christmas bonus
- Professional development workshops
- Continued education
- Golf privileges
- Tournament volunteering opportunities
- Pro shop discount
- Potential advancement in the management team upon completion of apprenticeship/internship
- Exposure to well-known industry network for continued growth and opportunities to reach career goals.
- The applicant will have a Turfgrass Management or closely related field in a Certificate, 2-year, or 4-year program.
- Previous golf course, landscape, turf experience .
The Country Club is a private 18-hole facility located on 250 acres in Pepper Pike, Ohio. Known for being a family-oriented club, it provides numerous amenities to its members with the golf course being the focal point. Famed golf course architect William Flynn masterfully blended the routing of each golf hole with the natural topography to create a gem that is regarded as one of Flynn’s greatest designs, and consistently ranks as one of the top courses in Ohio. The rich-history of the club also includes hosting national events with the 1935 U.S. Amateur and the 2012 U.S. Women’s Amateur.
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Expected salary: $17 – 20 per hour
Location: Cleveland, OH
Job date: Tue, 14 Jun 2022 07:29:26 GMT