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Second Assistant Golf Superintendent - Stowe Mountain Course

$2,500 Sign on Bonus

Posted November 21, 2022

The Lodge at Spruce Peak
Stowe, VT
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Job Overview

The Club at Spruce Peak is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Second Assistant Superintendent at The Mountain Course.  The primary role of this position is to work directly with the First Assistant Superintendent in day to day maintenance and management of the golf course. The second assistant needs to be proficient in timely decision making, multi-tasking, crew leadership and knowledge of golf maintenance practices. The Second Assistant Superintendent will be required to assist and/or lead project work including drainage, irrigation, construction, etc. The two assistants will share responsibilities in managing the crew, job assignment, agronomic and cultural practices, chemical/fertilizer applications, and water management.

Golf Course Overview

The Mountain Course is associated with Stowe Country Club as part of the 36-hole golf offering at The Club at Spruce Peak. Both golf courses are managed under the leadership of the Director of Agronomy. The Director of Agronomy makes recommendations and develops plans for daily operation, but on course decisions will be left primarily to the first and second assistant superintendents. Preference will be given to those that exhibit strong leadership traits and effective communication skills.

The Mountain Course is a private resort golf club designed by Bob Cupp, opened in 2007. Bob Cupp was quoted “Once every few decades, a spectacular sight for golf appears. Such is the case at the foot of Mount Mansfield in Vermont.” The club sees approximately 7,000 rounds annually. A-4 bentgrass greens built to USGA specifications, L-93 bentgrass fairways, fescue/bluegrass tees. Central Toro Lynx irrigation control. The golf course is situated throughout the mountainous terrain of northern Vermont, making it a very unique growing environment for turf. The Mountain Course was the first in Vermont and third in New England to achieve certification in the Audubon International Signature Sanctuary program. Stowe, VT is a mecca of outdoor activity. World class mountain biking, hiking/climbing, skiing, and golfing exist in our backyard.

Job Benefits

$2,500 Sign On Bonus. Health Benefits, 401K with company match, Paid Time Off, paid association dues, employee golf membership access (employee, spouse, dependents), Ski/Ride Pass to Stowe Mountain Resort (employee & 1 dependent), Free and discounted stays at Hyatt Hotels worldwide and Employee Fitness Membership. Various housing options available. Competitive relocation package available.

Requirements

Preference will be given to those that exhibit strong leadership traits and effective communication skills.

Education Requirements

2 or 4 year degree in Turf Management, Plant Science, Horticulture, or related field of study preferred. Certificate in Turf Management will be considered.

Experience Requirements

1 year of golf course maintenance work required. Previous work experience in a management/supervisory capacity preferred but not required. VT Pesticide Applicator License or ability to obtain within first season of employment.

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The Lodge at Spruce Peak

7412 Mountain Road
Stowe, VT 05672

(802) 282-4625

300 Room Resort

www.sprucepeak.com

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STAY AT SPRUCE PEAK

Spruce Peak offers guests over 300 beautiful guest stay options, including The Lodge, a luxurious 4-diamond resort at the center of The Village, our large luxury rental collection and the highly coveted Spruce Peak Penthouses. Each guest stay experience at Spruce Peak is designed to feel like it’s truly a part of the mountain.

EXPLORE SPRUCE PEAK

Steeped in natural beauty, Spruce Peak is Stowe's only slopeside destination, featuring luxury accommodations and year-round recreation. It's a place to discover all manner of passions, from alpine skiing and snowboarding to mountain biking and fly fishing; from rounds on the mountain golf course to course after course of mouthwatering fare, Spruce Peak has something for everyone.