Golf Course Supt 1 - Grade 20

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This title exists in Parks and Recreation and has approximately 8 positions.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

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Salary Information for Assnt Golf Course Supt
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Assnt Golf Course Supt 18 $65,001 $82,656
Golf Course Supt 1 20 $72,032 $91,381
Golf Course Supt 2 22 $79,928 $101,197

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Job Duties

GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT 1: independently manages the maintenance, design, upkeep, environmental planning, and course management for an 18-hole regulation golf course; functions as a technical expert in areas such as turf maintenance, insect and blight damage prevention, irrigation, environmental protection, course layout and daily set-up for play, and operational elements of course play such as tee times, starter, ranger and pace-of-play issues, and handles player complaints.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

This title is non-competitive.  No examination is necessary.  However, you must still meet the Minimum Qualifications of the position.

Candidates must have five years' experience in planning, coordinating, directing and supervising the maintenance of a golf course and adjoining grounds.  This includes relevant experience as an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent, Golf Course Maintenance Supervisor, Golf Course Manager 1 or 2, or equivalent.  College education in turf agronomy, golf course maintenance or equivalent may be substituted for up to four years' experience on a year-for-year basis.  Training in turf management may be substituted for up to two years' experience at the rate of 20 Continuing Education Units (CEU) equal to one year of education (10 contact hours of training = 1 CEU).  A maximum of four years of education/training may be substituted for experience.

How to Apply

An examination is not used to fill this title. You must meet the minimum qualifications of the title in order to be considered for this position. You must apply directly to the agency or agencies that have this title.

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