Assistant Superintendent – Crosswater

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Situated on 600 magnificently scenic acres of woodlands and carefully preserved wetlands, Crosswater is threaded by the gently flowing Deschutes and Little Deschutes. Crosswater is a traditional exclusively bent grass heathland style 7,683-yard golf course, which crosses the Little Deschutes River seven times. Honored by Golf Digest as one of “America’s 100 Greatest Courses,” Crosswater was designed by award-winning architect Bob Cupp.

Under the supervision of the Superintendent, the Assistant Superintendent is responsible for directing and managing the maintenance of Sunriver Resort’s Crosswater Golf Course to produce the highest quality playing conditions in the most efficient and economic manner. He/she will develop maintenance programs using modern equipment, techniques and fertilizers to maintain the highest quality, standards and image.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Supervises the performance, attendance, attitudes, appearance and conduct of golf maintenance staff
  • Maintains a professional image for self and crew in keeping with the high standards of a first class resort
  • Responsible for overall condition of the golf courses to the standards established by the department and the corporation
  • Assists with the development, training and inspiration of golf maintenance team

Job Requirements:

  • Must be a United States citizen or possess a valid work permit
  • Must have a valid Oregon driver’s license and meet company driving standards
  • Must have or be willing to obtain prior to start date commercial pesticide applicator’s license
  • Excellent equipment operation skills
  • Must have strong irrigation background (i.e. installation, repair and maintenance, with experience in computerized central)
  • Must have thorough understanding of the game of golf so as to understand the playability of the course
  • Must always ensure a teamwork environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings, weekends and holidays

Experience and Education:

  • 2-4 year Turf Management Certificate / Degree
  • 2-3 years Golf Maintenance Experience


Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401k and PTO. 


Full Job Description and application can be found at

Derek Draper

Golf Course Superintendent