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Assistant Golf Course Superintendent II - Horticulturist - Arrowhead Golf Course

Company: Wheaton Park District
Location: Wheaton
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Open until filledThe Company:Since Arrowhead Golf Club's historic opening in 1927, it continues to offer a superb golf experience to its guests. The course is comprised of three nine-hole courses where guests can experience the feel of a private club at one of the finest municipal courses in the state.Arrowhead Golf Club was Audubon Certified in 2020.The Position:What will you do?

  • Responsible for timely chemical applications to golf course properties and fertilizer applications to tees, greens, fairways, and rough areas.
  • Supervise and participate in operation and maintenance of pumps, and in maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems.
  • Understand and identify turf diseases and insect pests.
  • Supervise pesticide application and/or operate and calibrate pesticide application equipment.
  • Assist in planning and supervising maintenance of greens, tees, and fairways; schedule work, and supervise employees and the use of equipment.Why you should apply:Arrowhead is owned and operated by the Wheaton Park District. Park districts are all about leisure, recreation and conservation. If this interests you, we offer the following:
    • $45,000.00 per year
    • Health (HMO or PPO), with very low employee contribution for employee, spouse, and dependents.
    • 100% employer paid dental insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents.
    • 100% employer paid vision insurance for the employee
    • 100% employer paid life insurance at 1.5 times your annual salary.
    • Health insurance incentive up to $4,500 per year.
    • FSA and Dependent Care pre-tax via payroll deduction.
    • Pension Plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, including employer contributions
    • Paid time off including 12 sick days per year, 12 vacation days, 2 personal days (pro-rated first year), 12 - holidays.
    • Free use of fitness center, two pools, golf, and entrance to Cosley Zoo to employees and family members eligible for insurance coverage.
    • Tuition Reimbursement, discounts on merchandise, professional memberships, and other voluntary benefits.The Qualifications:To be considered for this position, we are looking for:
      • A degree in turf management/soil science or related field preferred.
      • Minimum of one (1) years' golf course experience with increasing responsibilities in turf management including experience with various fertilizers, pesticides, drainage systems, irrigation systems, and supervising staff.
      • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
      • Must have a valid driver's license with acceptable driving record and able to operate a manual transmission.
      • CPR/AED certified or obtain within one (1) year of employment
      • Illinois Pesticide Applicator's License or obtain with thirty (30) days of employment.
      • Must be able to move objects (bags/jugs of fertilizer and chemicals) up to 50 lbs.
      • Must be able to be continuously exposed to all weather conditions and OSHA approved pesticides and chemicals.The Wheaton Park District is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/V

Keywords: Wheaton Park District, Wheaton , Assistant Golf Course Superintendent II - Horticulturist - Arrowhead Golf Course, Other , Wheaton, Illinois

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