Capilano Golf and Country Club in West Vancouver has up to two intern positions available to work closely with assistant superintendents in all aspects of the operation.
Successful candidates will work a minimum of 40 hours a week, while being flexible to the possibility of working weekends and evenings.
Work closely with the assistant superintendents in all aspects of the operation.
Formal monthly sit downs with course superintendent to gain insight into his day to day duties.
Work closely with our environmental coordinator (2015 CGSA Future Superintendent of the Year) to:perform fertilizer and chemical applications, execute product trials, calibrate equipment, maintain accurate application records and product inventory and assist in Audubon Certification requirements.
Participate in scheduling and performing cultural practices on all playing surfaces.
Be highly involved in the record keeping and data collection on the property, which includes, fertilizer and chemical applications, mowing schedules and heights of cut, disease/pest activity, weather conditions, cultural practices, ball roll distance, and many other course condition indicators.
Assist with all aspects of the irrigation program, including hand watering, operation of the central control system, troubleshooting and repairs, heads adjustment and coverage audits and providing feedback on evening water requirements.
Responsible for carrying out a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks relating to course projects, including the safe operation of heavy equipment.
Carry out any assigned tasks to a high standard and in a timely and efficient manner, while ensuring the safe use of equipment and materials.
Act as an ambassador of the course and grounds department within the club and as a representative of the club at professional outings.
Be available as much as possible for weekend shifts, split shifts and shifts during our major aeration and topdressing (April and September if this fits the internship period).
Contribute a written article to club newsletter.
In addition to the above, intern candidates are asked to submit detailed learning objectives prior to their start date and will be given the appropriate time to complete these objectives with our skilled technical staff.
Interns will need reliable transportation due to the different shift requirements and start times involved with an internship. There is no reliable public transit to and from the club during certain hours.
Interns will have the opportunity to attend industry events including a chapter meeting and golf, as well as a green committee meeting.
Hours of Work: 40-50 hours/week
Housing: Interns provides own housing, but Capilano will aid in locating suitable housing. Golfing privileges are also included.
AAGS, Assistant Superintendent,
420 Southborough Drive,
West Vancouver, B.C.,
Phone: (604) 913-6335
Priority will be given to applicants who submit their resume and/or portfolio via email by January 15.