TALISKER CLUB – ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT

Talisker Club, one of North America’s preeminent real estate developers is seeking an  Assistant Superintendent for its exclusive private golf community Talisker Club at  Tuhaye. Designed by Mark O’Meara, this 18-hole golf course features bentgrass playing surfaces strategically placed within the native landscape overlooking the  Jordanelle reservoir and with stunning views of nearby Mount Timpanogos and Deer Valley Resort. 

Club highlights:

  • Currently ranked #5 in the state of Utah by Golf Digest
  • Golfweek’s Best of 2021: Top 200 Residential Golf Courses
  • 14,000 rounds per year
  • From a top-ranked 18-hole golf course, to spas and fitness centers, to a secluded backcountry yurt, Talisker Club is one of the most highly amenitized private club communities in Park City.
  • Next-door neighbor—Deer Valley®—has been named Best U.S. Ski Resort 2022 by World Ski Awards—for the 10th year in a row. 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

The Assistant aids the Director of Agronomy and management team in maintaining and  operating the golf course in an efficient, modern, and competitive state. Responsibilities also  include delegating work assignments, overseeing job performance, and inspecting daily course  conditions. Irrigation repair and scheduling, as well as chemical and fertilizer applications are  also primary components of this position.  

REPORTS TO: The Assistant Superintendent works under the direction of the Director of Agronomy, Superintendent, and in some instances the Equipment Manager in a supervisory capacity.  

SUCCESS TRAITS OF INDIVIDUAL:

  • Team player, works well in a multi-faceted club environment with various outdoor amenities.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be self motivated, reliable and willing to take oral and written directions
  • Enjoys achieving goals consistently with a commitment to professional growth and development.
  • High attention to detail, disciplined work ethic,
  • Team builder, develops sincere relationships with their teammates. 

INITIAL PRIORITIES OF POSITION:

  • Learn the culture, operations and seasonal nature of Talisker Club.
  • Oversees the completion of work assignments and assists with on course decisions regarding job procedures, work standards, team management, and safe and efficient machinery use. 
  • Perform sprayer and spreader calibration and application of fertilizers and pesticides;  responsibilities include the safety and direction of chemical handlers and/or helpers as well as the proper tank mixing as specified by the Director. 

KEY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, APTITUDE AND TRAITS:

Summer Season: Typically work between 45-55 hours per week during the summer season (April-October). 

  • Maintain golf course Putting Greens, Tees, Fairways, Roughs, Bunkers, Ponds, Streams, and related structures through sound agronomic practices. 
  • Perform the aerifying of Greens, Tees, Fairways, and other golf course turf seasonally  and as needed. 
  • Maintain application records and MSDS relating to the use of chemicals on the course,  while tracking chemical inventories.
  • Operate, repair, and maintain both golf course and clubhouse irrigation and pumping  systems; actively participate in the daily programming of irrigation cycles. 
  • Assist in the hiring, transfer, suspension, and/or discharge of assigned personnel. 
  • Train personnel in correct and safe methods and procedures necessary to accomplish  their work. 

Winter Season: Duties are variable based on the needs of the company or other departments; however, most of the workload is spent on preparing for the upcoming season. Typically work 40 hours per week during the winter season (November-March). Other duties include:  

  • Snow removal (sidewalks and parking lots) at Talisker Club Park, golf shop, sales gallery, and maintenance facility. 
  • Maintain and surface the Club’s outdoor ice rink. 
  • Under the guidance of the Equipment Manager, assist in preventative maintenance of  golf course equipment which includes filter changes, reel sharpening, mower adjustment,  and tire dismount/remount. 
  • Work with members of the maintenance team in planning and preparation for the upcoming season. 
  • Attend regional educational seminars and training. 

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Preferred certificate, 2 or 4-year degree in turfgrass-related field
  • 3 years of golf course work  experience. 
  • The candidate should desire to pursue a career in golf course management, have  strong organizational skills, be highly organized and detail oriented. 
  • Spanish speaking a plus. 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • $25 to $30 per hour plus Overtime 
  • End of season bonus
  • Uniforms
  • Employee meals
  • Golfing privileges along with PTO
  • Ski pass
  • Insurance benefits and 401k after designated wait periods
  • Local and National associations dues

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