Assistant Superintendent

Woodside Golf Course
Published On:   
March 20, 2018
Employment Type:
10 months with an opportunity to earn 12 months
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Close Date:
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* Woodside Golf Course is an 18-hole semi-private golf club located just north of Calgary in the city of Airdrie, Alberta. Established in 1989, Woodside features a layout suitable for players of all skill levels. The the 6,200 yard course is known for its tricky and well maintained green complexes, regularly boasting some of the best conditions in the Calgary area.
Description of Role

Woodside Golf Course is seeking an Assistant Superintendent who will report directly to the Golf Course Superintendent while communicating with staff and other facility departments.  Under the Superintendent’s supervision the 1st Assistant Superintendent will participate and implement maintenance practices including fertility planning and application, pesticide planning and application, water management, and various golf course maintenance tasks and projects. The Assistant will also be responsible to supervise and manage the maintenance staff while performing related work as required.  The Assistant will serve in the golf course’s Superintendent capacity during their absence.  

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Assist in planning and supervising the maintenance of greens, tees and fairways; schedules work; and supervises the employees and the use of the equipment.
  • Assist in the application of fertilizers and pesticides on the course as needed.
  • Instructs equipment operators on the operation and care of mowing and other equipment; supervises pesticide applications and/or operates and calibrates pesticide application equipment; and supervises and participates in the operation of maintenance pumps, and in the maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems.
  • Assists in personnel management and evaluation, employee safety and personnel discipline.
  • Assist with Irrigation operation and analysis of total irrigation system function.
  • Consult and work with the entire golf operations team to achieve the highest results possible for the golfers.
  • Assist in local, provincial and federal compliance with all applicable regulations.

Desired Experience
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in the golf course maintenance industry.
  • A 2 or 4 year degree in agronomy or similar science with an emphasis on turf grass management would be an asset.
  • Current pesticide applicator license would be an asset.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Able to lift up to 80 lbs, bending, twisting, walking.
  • Ability to uphold a safe and respectful work environment for self and others.
  • Flexible an adaptable.
  • Ability to work Monday-Friday and weekend and holiday rotations as required.
  • Able to perform a heavy physical labor outside in all types of weather.

Compensation and Perks
  • 10 months with an opportunity to earn 12 months
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Benefits Plan
  • Lifestyle Allowance
  • Meals
  • Complimentary Golf

Additional Details
Resumes and Cover Letters should be submitted to GM Chris McNicol via email at Only qualified applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Thank you for your interest. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Ready to Apply?

Chris McNicol