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Assistant Superintendent  (Posted 7/30/14)

Mission Hills Country Club

Job Description:  Assist the Golf Course Superintendent with the management of daily functions for the operation of the Green Department.  The management of the golf course entails direction as well as the participation in the care of: greens, tees, fairways, bunkers, cart paths, drainage system, irrigation system, driving range, club grounds, maintenance equipment and other areas as deemed necessary by the Superintendent.

Employment standards:

Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of workers and equipment; to prepare clear and concise reports; and to maintain effective employee and public relations.

Efficient in the operation of spray equipment along with proper calibration of both pesticides and fertilizer.

Self starter with a strong desire to learn and exceed expectations.

A team leader with a good work ethic and pays attention to detail.

Maintains a positive attitude and a frame of mind of earning respect.

Possession of a valid driver's license.

Possession of current state certification or licensing as a pesticide applicator.

Education Requirement:  2-4 year degree in turfgrass management or related field.  Prefer minimum of a four year degree.

Experience:  At least two or more years in golf course maintenance operations.

Salary:  Annually $37,500 - $40,000, negotiable

Benefits:

Health/dental insurance
Annual vacation
Annual sick leave
401(k)
Life Insurance
Long Term Disability
Meals
Expenses involved in attending regional and national education seminars
Uniforms
Dues paid for GCSAA membership
401(k)

To apply send resume’ to:

Brad Gray, Golf Course Superintendent
Mission Hills Country Club
5400 Mission Drive
Mission Hills, KS 66208
(O) 913-722-9432
(F) 913-777-0051

bgray@missionhillscc.com

 

Assistant Superintendent (Posted 7/11/14)

Grand Summit Golf and Country Club
15103 Grand Summit Blvd.
Grandview, MO 64030
816-331-7951
Tom Baier, Superintendent

Education -   2 to 4 year degree preferred,  or equivalent experience.

Experience – 1 to 3 years on a golf course with supervisory experience helpful.  Mechanical and irrigation repair helpful.

Salary - $25 to 30,000 depending on experience.

Benefits – Free apartment, golfing privileges

Date available – ASAP

Description -  Grand Summit is a Lindsey Management owned company with 40 courses.  Lindsey prefers to promote from within with plenty of opportunity.  The last three assistants have become Superintendents with the company.

Send Resume to above address attn: Tom Baier or email to gscc.super@lindseymanagement.com

 

Assistant Superintendent (Posted 7/9/14)

The National Golf Club of Kansas City and Loch Lloyd Country Club are currently seeking highly motivated and experienced Assistant Superintendents. Both clubs are private and are owned and operated by the same group. With ownerships support there are endless renovation and construction projects at both properties in our relentless pursuit of perfection.

Loch Lloyd Country Club is located twenty miles south of Kansas City and four miles from Overland Park, Kansas, Loch Lloyd Country Club is a Tom Watson Signature Design eighteen hole golf course that has been recently renovated in 2011/2012. Also there is an additional nine holes of golf; The Sechrest Nine which opened for play in 1990. http://www.lochlloyd.com/golf/

The National Golf Club of Kansas City is a Tom Watson Signature Design eighteen hole golf course that opened in 1999. Nestled in the rolling hills of Parkville, MO The National features stunning elevation changes, lush fairways, and pristine greens providing a fair test of golf for all levels of play.  Membership at The National is by invitation only. http://www.thenationalgolfclub.com/

Experience Requirements:
• Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Must be highly organized, efficient and detail oriented
• Must possess basic computer skills – Word and Excel
• Supervisory experience strongly desired
• Strong business aptitude and passion for the golf business strongly desired
• Ability to speak Spanish is strongly desired
• GCSAA Member or apprentice preferred, but not required
• Must have 1 -2 years turfgrass management experience

Special Requirements:

Position Responsibilities:
• Responsible for all phases of golf course maintenance as directed by Superintendent
• Supervises the  irrigation technician and other line staff associates in the maintenance team as needed and instructed by the Superintendent
• Prepares weekly/daily schedules for line staff associates
• Delivers directives to maintenance associates; follows up to ensure quality control, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures
• Calibrates and operates  sprayers and spreaders as needed
• Manages proper application and documentation of all chemical and fertilizer applications
• Assists the superintendent in development, presentation, and documentation of safety meetings
• Moderate exposure to extreme cold, heat, working outdoors, chemicals, pesticides, gasoline, vibration, mechanical hazards and electrical hazards. Work extended hours during golf season.
• Moderate physical activity including sitting, standing, walking, crouching/stooping/ squatting, crawling, twisting upper body, climbing and lifting an average of 60 lbs.

The maintenance teams at Fivestar Lifestyles are committed to delivering world class conditions during an uncertain economy through the commitment to diligence, professionalism, pro-action, and excellence. With first class amenities and world championship caliber golf courses, it is an incumbent motivation to provide to our members and their guests only the finest of playing surfaces. Upholding the integrity of the property’s with respect to the environment further solidifies Fivestar properties as some of the finest in the United States.

Date Available:  ASAP 

Application Instructions:

To apply please email your resume to markb@fivestarlifestyles.com and/or keithk@fivestarlifestyles.com

Salary Range:  DOE

 

Golf Course Mechanic (Posted 5.27.14)  

The position will split their time between Stone Canyon Golf Club in Blue Springs, MO and Royal Meadows Golf Club in Kansas City, MO. 

Duties: Responsible for the preventative maintenance and upkeep of turf maintenance equipment fleet and golf cart fleets at respective courses.  Responsible for ordering/purchasing parts and keeping up-to-date records on all equipment repairs.

Benefits/Pay

Compensation based on experience ($40,000-45,000+)
Two weeks paid vacation
Health Insurance                       

Qualifications: Must have prior experience and knowledge working on golf course equipment.   

Qualified applicants please send resume or contact:

Andy Klein
Golf Course Superintendent at Falcon Ridge Golf Club
aklein@falconlakesgolf.com
913-707-3563
 

 

Irrigation Technician/AIT (Posted 4/10/14)

Milburn Country Club in Overland Park, Kansas is seeking an Irrigation Technician/Assistant-in-Training.  This position is a full-time position with benefits.  The primary duty of this position is to maintain and repair the irrigation system.  Additional job responsibilities include:  chemical and fertilizer applications, course setup and maintenance and assistance with crew supervision.

The ideal candidate will have a 2- or 4-year degree in Golf Course Management, Horticulture, Agronomy or related field, as well as at least 2 seasons of golf course maintenance or commercial irrigation work experience.

Pay: $12-$13/hr + overtime

Benefits: Uniforms, Health Insurance Plan, 401k, GCSAA and Chapter Dues Paid, Local Education Paid, Golfing Privileges

To apply please email your resume to:

Steve Wilson, CGCS
Golf Course Superintendent

steve@milburn.org


Milburn Country Club
7501 W. 69th St
Overland Park, KS  66204

 

Lead Equipment Technician  (Posted 3/28/14)

Meadowbrook Golf and Country Club
9101 Nall Avenue Prairie Village, KS 66207 

Contact:
Chris Benisch - 913-642-2338
Please email resumes to chris@meadowbrookcc.org

Educational Requirements:  High School Diploma or GED

Experience Requirements:  2-5 years experience with equipment maintenance and repair

Special Requirements:  Technician will be able to prioritize and manage own time effectively on a daily basis. 

Ability to maintain high quality of cut with reel to bed knife and rotary mowers.

Ability to maintain accurate and up to date records of service to equipment.

Positive attitude and willingness to work outside of shop if needed.

Good communication skills and ability to show/teach crew with maintaining fleet.

Motivated individual seeking experience to progress in golf course industry.

Salary: $16.00 - $20.00/hour depending on experience. 

Benefits:  Uniforms , 401 K, health insurance plans, golf, sick time, paid vacation 

Date available:  Position is to be filled ASAP.  Current technician will be leaving our facility at the beginning of May.  New hire will work with current technician to become familiar with equipment and daily operating procedures at Meadowbrook Golf and Country Club until that time. 

 

Assistant Superintendent (Posted 3/5/14)

Deer Trace Golf Course
9 Linn Valley Ave
Linn Valley, KS  66040

Contact:           

Ethan Shamet
Phone: 913-757-2938
Fax: 913-757-2991
Email:  pmccoy@lvlpoa.com
eshamet@yahoo.com

Requirements

Education:Turf management, turf disease, and maintenance, Chemical Application, Equipment and irrigation maintenance and knowledge

Experience: 1 – 3 years

Special: Organizational skills, public relations, equipment and irrigation maintenance

Salary Range –$26,000-$32,000 - Based on experience

Benefits – Health Insurance, annual vacation, sick leave, dues paid for GSCAA and local chapter membership, golfing privileges

Date Available – March 1, 2014

Please send your resume to the above email address or fax number

 

Field Foreman (Posted 2.12.14)

Complete Turf and Landscape
Address 209 West 74th Terrace, Suite 2
Kansas City, Mo  64114

Contact: 
Mike Allmon
816-444-5774
careers@completelandscapekc.com

Educational Requirements:  2 or 4 year degree or actively working towards.

Experience Requirements:  Experience with all type mowers, trimmers, verticutters, pruners and related equipment

Special Requirements:  Valid driver’s license, basic turf and plant identification.  Disease identification.Certified Pesticide Applicator preferred.  Knowledge of Kansas City area helpful.

Salary: 26-32K, depending on experience.

Benefits:  401K, paid holidays, performance bonuses.

Date Available: Immediately

 

Lead Equipment Technician (Posted 2/10/14) 

The National Golf Club of Kansas City
11000 Tom Watson Parkway Parkville MO, 64152

Contact:

Mark Button, 816-509-3383
Pease email resumes to Mark Button at markb@fivestarlifestyles.com 

Educational Requirements:  High School Diploma or GED

Experience Requirements:  2-5 years of golf course equipment maintenance and repair experience.

Special Requirements:

The lead equipment technician will work directly with the golf course superintendent and assistant superintendents. The lead equipment technician must be able to build and implement a comprehensive preventative maintenance program. Additional requirements:

Ability to manage a large fleet of equipment that services 36 holes.

Ability to train associates to help with maintaining the fleet. 

Placing orders for parts and supplies needed for equipment repairs and service.

Maintain high quality of cut for both reel to bed knife and rotary mowers.

Solid communication skills and the ability to teach, and lead are very important.

Highly motivated individual and a team player.

Ability to diagnose equipment repairs effectively and in a timely manner.

Have a positive attitude.

Ability to prioritize, effectively manage your own time to meet the demands of the property, and follow directives.

Salary:  $17.00-$22.00/Hour Depending on Experience

Benefits:  Full Benefits Package

Date Available:  ASAP

National Golf Club of Kansas City is an 18 hole Tom Watson Signature Design golf course and has been recognized as a Top 100 course by Golf Digest and the community as a whole was recognized as a Top 100 golf community in the country by Travel and Leisure golf magazine for four consecutive years. Nestled in the rolling hills of Parkville, MO. The National features stunning elevation changes, lush fairways, and pristine greens providing a fair test of golf for all levels of play.  Membership at The National is by invitation only.

The Deuce at The National is an 18 hole golf course and is what many consider the most fun golf course in Kansas City. Tom Watsons Design Team carved this incredible layout through rolling hills with beautiful lakes and elevation changes.

The maintenance team at The National Golf Club of Kansas City is committed to delivering world class conditions during an uncertain economy through the commitment to diligence, professionalism, pro-action, and excellence. With first class amenities and a world championship caliber golf course, it is an incumbent motivation to provide to our members and their guests only the finest of playing surfaces. 

 

 

Irrigation Crew Leader / Foreman (Posted 1/31/14)

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Irrigation Service Technician (Posted 1/31/14)

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IRRIGATION TECHNICIAN (Posted 1/29/14)

Custom Lawn & Landscape, Inc. is seeking a full time Irrigation Technician to add to our rapidly growing Irrigation Department.

The position involves providing excellent service to our Irrigation customer accounts in a highly productive manner.  You will be responsible for irrigation system activation, inspections, back flow testing, winterization and repairs and assist others where needed.

We provide competitive pay, sick & personal days, paid vacation and holidays, health insurance and tax deferred savings with company match.  Our goal is to develop a diverse workforce where the opportunity for advancement is based upon performance.

Please join us at Custom Lawn & Landscape in Olathe, Kansas and help us provide the best full service landscape management in our area to residential and commercial clients.

Requirements:  

Back Flow Certification preferred and minimum two years of experience in irrigation service. Valid drivers license.  All potential employees are subject to pre-employment physical and drug screening.

We provide:

Competitive pay based on experience with Overtime and profit sharing program.

Contact:

Fax resume to 913-782-8504 or apply in person with resume at

Custom Lawn & Landscape Inc.

15204 S. Keeler St. Olathe, Ks 66062

 

 

Assistant Golf Course Superintendent (Posted 1/21/14)


Eagles Landing Golf Course
4200 Bong Ave. Belton, MO 64012

Contact: Tyler Koch, Golf Course Superintendent
816-564-2391
Fax. 816-318-1067
Email: tylerkoch01@gmail.com

Educational Requirements:  2-4 years degree preferred

Experience Requirements: 2 years golf course experience or 4 years golf course experience with increasing responsibilities for those without a degree

Special Requirements: The Asst. Supt. assist in all facets of golf course maintenance under supervision of the golf course superintendent.  The right individual for the position must be able to manage and train maintenance staff, prepare daily course set up, apply pesticides, irrigation set up, be motivated and able to work with public golfers.

Salary: 29,000

Benefits: health insurance, dental insurance, pension plan, 401K and golfing privileges

Date Available:  Immediately

Eagles Landing Golf Course is a 18 hole municipal ran facility. Partially reconstructed in 1998, has zoysia tees and cool season fairways.

 

 

Turf Grass Manager (Posted 7/22/13)

    .  Do you pay close attention to details and move at a quick pace?

    .  Do you love taking care of turf grass… are you up for the technical challenge of taking care more than just 18 greens and fairways?

    .  Does the idea of being rewarded for the amount of effort you put in sound like the right way to be compensated?

    .  Would you like to manage your own territory, have the majority of your weekends back, without politics?

If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, you want to apply!

---------- IMMEDIATE OPENINGS -------

The Position: You will manage and maintain 300 to 500 customer properties. You will meet with clients and provide lawn care (fertilization, weed control, insect control, disease control and seeding), suggest tree & shrub care and give landscape advice. Our Turf Managers assist customers with a range of horticulture decisions, while doing the work. This position requires both field work and sales work.

Advancement Opportunities: We have branches in Kansas City MO, Overland Park KS, Shawnee KS, Springfield MO, St. Louis MO, Wichita, KS, and Tulsa, OK.  Individuals with the right talents grow to become team leaders, department managers and branch managers. We intend to enter other cities in the future. This is a "career long" position with a growing company.

Preferred qualifications: A degree in Horticulture, Arboriculture, Forestry, Business, Sports Turf Mgmt, Turfgrass Science, Golf Course Mgmt, Landscape Design or related fields, with a passion for customers, turf and the outdoors. Previous experience working on golf course or athletic fields a plus.

RYAN Lawn & Tree: RYAN is a $20+ million dollar company and a leader in our industry. If you are smart, and a self starter with ambition, this position could be for you. You will become a partner in the highest quality lawn and tree company in the Midwest. We are a non-smoking, clean shaven, company offering a comprehensive benefits package, year round career employment opportunity. When you join Ryan Lawn & Tree, you become a partner in our employee-owned company.

You will find our company like none other in the green industry! At RYAN, we take pride in hiring the most qualified, ethical people in the industry. If you are looking for a career with a quality company in the green industry and feel your qualifications meet our criteria, we encourage you to contact us.

To learn more about RYAN Lawn & Tree, go to our webpage (ryanlawn.com). If we sound like a good fit with who you are, click the Careers tab. The online application process includes a place to attach a cover letter and resume file. Tell us why you are interested in working for RYAN Lawn & Tree. We are really looking forward to hearing from you.

 


Commercial Irrigation Positions  (Posted 7/15/13)

 

Embassy Landscape Group has positions available in our irrigation department. Seeking qualified individuals for our commercial and residential water management program. Areas of responsibility will include, irrigation design and theory, sprinkler maintenance and repair, system analysis and audit, landscape water requirements and the control and management of water application. Knowledge of computer and web-based control systems desired. Positive attitude a must. Highly competitive pay and benefits. Embassy is an EOE.

Apply to:
Embassy Landscape Group
6105 NW River Park Drive
Riverside, MO. 64150
Phone: 816-436-4194 Fax: 816-436-0685

Location: Riverside, MO

Compensation: Starting: $13.00 / will be determined by experience