Greenskeeper / Assistant Superintendent in Training – The Campbell Course, Home of the Children’s Course

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Course Overview:
The Campbell Course, Home of The Children’s Course, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing youth ages 7 to 17, building values that strengthen their character, and guiding them in becoming responsible adults through the game of golf. We are also a licensed chapter of a national/international non-profit youth development organization known as First Tee.

Mission Statement:
To provide all children, including underprivileged, at risk, low-to-moderate income and special needs youth, the opportunity to participate in educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.

Reports to:
The Golf Course Greenskeeper/ Assistant Superintendent reports to the Golf Course Superintendent.

Employment Status:
This is a full-time position; hours may vary seasonally.

Job Summary:
Under the direction of the Golf Course Superintendent this position will assist with all maintenance practices to maintain the golf course. Additionally, they will work with staff, vendors, and donors in furtherance of our mission and goals.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Course maintenance included but not limited to mowing greens, tees, fairways and rough areas.
• Golf Course Equipment Maintenance
• Assist with programming and maintaining the irrigation system and pump station.
• Assist with applications of fertilizers and other plant protectants as needed.
• Manage Golf Course Supplies
• Training of Golf Course Volunteers
• Assist with Special Project Coordination
• Pro-Shop grounds Maintenance
• Keeping accurate and timely records/logs of all spraying of pesticides
• Keep current on all required certification for handling and spraying of pesticides.
• Compliance with OSHA regarding handling of fuel, pesticides and hazardous materials. Complete training courses as required.

Preferred Qualifications
• Training in horticulture or previous greens keeping experience
• Ability to take the initiative to innovate and problem solve challenges
• Strong time management skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Proficient in maintaining golf course equipment
• Knowledge of, and commitment to, the goals and philosophy of The Campbell Course and First Tee – Greater Portland
• Working knowledge of the game of golf preferred
• Able to work flexible schedule to accommodate seasonality of the golf business
• All candidates are subject to a background check and personal/professional reference check.

Salary:
Commensurate on experience

Benefits:
To be determined.

Application:
Please send a resume and cover letter to Steve Terry at sterry@campbellcourse.org