Assistant Superintendent

Rocky River Golf Course, NC (Concord)
5400 John Q. Hammons Drive NW
Requisition ID
Golf Course
Previous Experience Preferred
5 Years
Employment Type
Regular Full Time
Pay Rate

About Us

With 35 owned properties, comprised of more than 8,400 guest rooms and 1.7 million square feet of banquet space, our properties and brands represent some of the finest facilities in the industry and a competitive edge for John Q. Hammons Hotels and Resorts!


Mr. Hammons built properties that provide an exceptional guest experience. Our vision is to ensure we live up to Mr. Hammons standards of excellence by providing exceptional award winning facilities for each guest!

Position Description

Job Purpose: 

Under the Superintendent’s supervision, the Assistant directs and actively participates in the maintenance of the entire golf course property; supervises pesticide applications, mechanical repairs of equipment, irrigation system(s) and the golf course proper.  May serve in Superintendent’s capacity during his/her absence.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Assists in planning, executing and supervising the maintenance of the golf course property as directed by the Superintendent.
  • Trains new and existing associates on all policies and procedures.
  • Instructs equipment operators on the operation and care of mowing equipment and tractors.
  • Supervises pesticide applications and the operation and maintenance of the irrigation system(s) related pump and drainage systems.
  • Assists the Superintendent in personnel management and evaluation, employee safety, personnel discipline and may modify the daily schedule based on professional interpretation.
  • Assists the Superintendent with budgeting and purchasing, as well as inventory controls.
  • Completes opening and closing procedures.
  • Monitors turf quality and overall condition of plant species on the property.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Skills:

  • Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work and workers to achieve the most efficient utilization of labor and equipment; to prepare clear and concise reports; and to maintain effective employee and public relations.
  • Possess working knowledge of the maintenance of golf course greens, tees, fairways, rough and landscape plantings; the preparation, planting, cultivating, maintenance of various species of plants; the characteristics and proper use of various pesticides; knowledge of various plant pests and diseases and control methods; knowledge of proper drainage control methods and irrigation systems and the maintenance and repair thereof.
  • Ability to speak clearly, listen carefully, and use personal judgment and specialized knowledge to give information to people.

Job Qualifications: 

Education - 

  • Certificate in Agronomy, Turfgrass Management, Horticulture or related area.

Experience - 

  • Minimum one (1) year experience as Assistant Superintendent, Chemical Technician, or Irrigation Technician at a golf course.

Licenses/Certifications - 

  • May be required to possess/obtain a State pesticide applicator license.

Benefits and EEO

Full-time associates are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Relocation:  Company paid or reimbursed relocation costs as agreed upon at time of hire
  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Company paid life with employee paid supplemental options
  • Matching 401-k with immediate vesting for eligible participating associates
  • Company Hotel Travel Discounts


John Q Hammons Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans 
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