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Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

Phoenix, AZ | Full Time
10 Days Ago

Job Description

Become part of our family and join our team!

Arizona Country Club is currently accepting resumes for


Who are you?

Are you an Assistant Superintendent who can develop a team that executes at the highest level? Are you someone who believes in creating a learning environment that pushes their team to be the best? Do you have a strong technical ability and deep understanding of soil and grass management, including working knowledge of agronomy? Do you have excellent organizational, communication and observational skills? Do you possess strong leadership qualities?

If this is a little bit of what describes you, we would love to have you consider joining the Arizona Country Club family!

Job Summary

Arizona Country Club is a World Class Championship and Parkland style golf course set between the Papago buttes and the famed Camelback Mountain in the heart of downtown Phoenix, Arizona. Our 109-acre property has been known for being among the elite for extraordinary playing conditions, remarkable facilities, and a vision for fantastic membership experience.

As a part of the golf course agronomy staff, you will be part of a team that holds itself to the highest standard. We are able to perform mechanical and cultural functions necessary to achieve the best playing conditions in the Phoenix valley.

Not only did we host the original Phoenix Open every other year from 1955-1973 with PGA tour legends like Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Gary Player, but we continue to evolve with advancements in performance and technology. While recognizing the rich, historical tradition here at Arizona Country Club, we continue to look for ways to go above and beyond.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to gain experience at a high-end golf facility and join a staff that has several years of experience in the industry. The position as an Assistant golf course superintendent will be helping with all daily operations, crew scheduling, participate in spray/fertility applications, as well helping led a crew of 25 employees. You will work in constant communication with the Director of Golf as well as Golf Course Superintendent.

Desired Qualities of the Successful Candidate

  • A genuine leader who exhibits confidence and the ability to relate with others
  • Personable and engaging with an approachable demeanor
  • An advisor and mentor that encourages professional development and career enhancement for the staff through leadership and education
  • Passionate about the game of golf
  • Personifies professionalism and has a strong work ethic
  • Outstanding communication, observational, and organizational skills
  • Capable of upholding Club policies and procedures while maintaining positive relationships with members, guests and staff
  • Possesses a progressive approach, contributing new ideas to improve and enhance the golf course
  • A well connected, highly respected member of the golf community


  • A minimum of 3 previous years of experience in a leading management role at a top private club
  • Two year Turfgrass Management Certificate at an accredited University
  • Pesticide and Spraying Applicator License
  • A demonstrated understanding of the culture and climate of the area

About the Arizona Country Club

Consistently Ranked the #1 Family Club in the state, our members enjoy the comforts and beauty of our newly renovated 88,700 square foot award-winning clubhouse. They are invigorated with golf, tennis, fitness, swim, spa and a warm hospitality from our staff and their fellow members. Besides having extraordinary facilities, we accomplish this by having staff members who provide exceptional service.

At Arizona Country Club, we value our staff members and consider them as one of the most important assets of our club. We believe in providing personal growth opportunities and promoting from within. We consider the health and well-being of our staff members to be one of our highest priorities. We are pleased to offer a variety of benefits to all of our eligible full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, short-term disability (AZCC pays 100% of the premium), life insurance/AD&D (AZCC pays 100% of the premium), voluntary life insurance, 401 (k) retirement savings plan, and paid vacation/PTO.

What Will I Be Doing?

  • Check identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchases of alcohol
  • Mix ingredients such as liquor, soda, sugar, and bitters, to prepare cocktails and other drinks
  • Serve snacks and food items to customers as required or applicable
  • Take beverage orders from serving staff as well as from patrons
  • Limit problems related to customers' excessive drinking by following procedures for intoxicated persons including but not limited to calling a taxi, refraining from serving more, etc
  • Control and monitor cash bank
  • Coordinate and control beverage inventory with Bar and Beverage Manager
  • Perform cleaning duties
  • Take orders; enter orders into point of sale system for transmittal to kitchen staff
  • Check with customers regularly to ensure they are enjoying their meal and take any necessary corrective actions to improve their visit
  • Serve food and beverage to members, prepare, or serve specialty dishes and beverages as required
  • Prepare checks itemizing the total meal cost including taxes and beverages
  • Remove dishes including glasses, plates, silverware, and barware from the bar area and place them in the kitchen and bar cleaning areas
  • Maintain kitchen and dining work areas, equipment, and utensils in clean and orderly condition
  • Present menus to members and answer questions about menu items, making recommendations upon request. Inform customers of daily specials as applicable
  • Support country club as needed doing training, serving, and other duties as assigned
  • Special projects as assigned by management

Responsibilities and expectations will include the following:

  • Self-motivated and career oriented
  • Well organized individual with and emphasis on attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain a clean and professional appearance
  • Punctuality and ability to be flexible with work shifts
  • Ability to perform in a fluid and dynamic work environments
  • Ability to prioritize with competing tasks


  • Pesticide chemical/fertilizer calibration and application
  • Water management of greens, tees, fairways, and roughs
  • Assist in planning and supervising the maintenance of greens, tees, fairways, and roughs
  • Helps with training and supervising employees and the use of their equipment
  • Emphasis on being a great operator to aid in employee training

Required Experience?

Minimum five years golf maintenance experience. Experience with chemical/fertilizer applications, irrigation repair, and crew management is a plus. Willing to train the right individual.

Required Education?

Qualified personnel will have a two or four-year degree in a Turfgrass Management or related field. Recent graduates encouraged to apply. Ability to obtain Arizona pesticide license.

Required Skills?

Good contact skills. Able to interact successfully with a variety of people in person and by telephone. Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as memorization skills in retaining information.

Physical Requirements ?

The ability to communicate in both written and spoken English so that others will understand. Must be able to lift materials including weights up to 50 lbs. Maintaining the grounds requires bending, stooping, and movement of the arms and legs. Must be able to multi-task during operating hours and complete tasks quickly and efficiently.

Working Conditions

Must be able to work in dark, light, wet, warm, windy, and/or rainy conditions. Must be able to see and work with members and work in an open area with other employees. The employee will come in contact with chemicals and fertilizers frequently. The employee will also be exposed to outdoor temperatures ranging from 35 degrees to 120 degrees while completing required tasks.

Are you ready to join our team?

If you feel that you would be an outstanding addition to our team and meet the qualifications, then please apply on the system in front of you. We understand that your time is valuable and we will not put your through a long drawn out process. The initial application should not take more than 3 minutes. We look forward to meeting you!

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Job Types: Full-time

Work authorization: United States (Required)

Please contact Brittany Floyd, Human Resources Assistant with any questions.

Direct: 480.889.1545

Company Overview

  • Website
  • Headquarters PHOENIX, AZ
  • Size 100 - 200
  • Founded 1946
  • Type
  • Revenue $10M - $50M
  • Industry Hospitality & Leisure
  • About arizona country club

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