Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

Job Status
Open - open and accepting applications
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Wage Range $20.20-$27.42


Under the direction of the Golf Course Superintendent; programs, operates and maintains the golf course irrigation systems, supervise work crews, as assigned, and assist in application of chemicals and/or fertilizer.  Safety is foremost in the operations and maintenance of the systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Operates irrigation field controllers, pipes, valves, irrigation sprinkler heads of the greens, tees and fairways.
  • Operates a light/heavy vehicle which can include an automobile, tractor, riding mower, push or pull mowers and truck.
  • Will be required to work on the electrical wiring as related to the irrigation systems.
  • Must accurately read various gauges related to the irrigation system.
  • Detect and make necessary repairs to the irrigation system.
  • Grades and prepares soil base, lays sod and seeds greens, tees and fairways.
  • Repairs greens with seeds or plugs of new grass when needed, and operates dump truck and other light equipment in hauling materials and removing debris.
  • Assist with managing the work crews.
  • Assist with inventory and purchasing maintenance supplies.

Other Duties Include: performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Working knowledge of basic electricity and hydraulics related to an irrigation system, including automatic valves and controllers, and working knowledge of various types of pumps and pumping systems.
  • Knowledge of the proper care of tools and equipment used in the maintenance of irrigation systems, greens, tees, fairways, hazards, bunkers, and general grounds of the golf course.
  • Knowledge of turf disease, insects, rodents, chemicals and methods used to control these elements.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Knowledge of the game of golf and understand how job performance affects the playing conditions of the golf course.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, and the public.
  • Schedule can include early mornings, nights, weekends, split shifts, and holidays.
  • Must possess a valid Colorado driver’s license
  • Must successfully pass a required pre-employment drug screen and background check.


  • Graduation from high school and two to four years turf care management degree or equivalent related field of experience in landscape turf management.
  • One to two years past experience in a supervisory capacity preferred. 


  • Proficient in English. Other languages helpful.


  • Basic Math skills.


  • Assist with the management of work crews.
  • Manages the work crews in the absence of the Superintendent.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to work flexible hours with some weekend and holiday work required.
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, twist, reach, bend, grasp, kneel and perform a variety of similar body movements; ability to stand and sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to perform heavy physical work including digging, to lift and carry up to 100 pounds.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in person, by telephone and two-way radio; ability to see and read to make repairs, read reports/labels and conditions of irrigation system.
  • Ability to hear in person and by telephone and two-way radio to operate equipment safely and to make repairs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to work in a wet, noisy environment.
  • Ability to work in various weather conditions and on uneven and even terrain.

Please send resume to Jeannette [at] or apply in person at 360 Main St Delta, CO  81416. EOE.