Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs in Ingonish, N.S., has assistant in training positions available.
Report daily to the golf course superintendent on course activities and assignment completion.
Ensure the quality control of daily course set-up, golf course conditions and presentation are achieved prior to the first tee time each day.
Mentoring, teaching, leading and inspiring all colleagues to develop themselves and the efficiencies of the operation.
Execute and supervise approved cultural practices, nutrient management and IPM applications.
Correctly and accurately calibrate all product application equipment, maintaining records for all fertilizer, plant health and IPM applications.
Assist with scouting, monitoring and diagnosing turfgrass pathogens.
Trouble shoot irrigation system failures. monitor and test sprinklers, inspect and approve system repairs prior to backfilling
Monitor moisture levels, hand water assigned areas of golf course, operation of central control system.
Experience in Golf Course/Turfgrass Management
A diploma or degree in Turfgrass/Golf Course Management or related field.
The passion and ability to coordinate the day-to-day operations of a golf course turf care department.
A strong understanding of agronomic practices and how they relate to the game of golf.
The willingness to adapt to new methods and standards.
The ability to obtain a Nova Scotia pesticide applicator license within 90 days of employment.
The ability to analyze and solve problems, efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision.
The ability to collect and analyze data and input into a report.
The position offers hands-on experience working with a team of golf course superintendents and assistant superintendents to build the skills and gain the knowledge required to be successful in the golf industry.
Competitive compensation package.
Opportunity to obtain a pesticide applicators certificate.
Association memberships and continuing education.
Golfing, retail, meals and clothing privileges.
Staff accommodation within walking distance of the golf resort and beach.
Qualified candidate should submit a detailed cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.