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    • Golf Course Superintendent 
      Twin Orchard Country Club
      Long Grove, IL
      Reports to: Director of Agronomy

      Twin Orchard Country Club is a private 36 hole golf club in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. We are seeking a qualified Golf Course Superintendent to lead the maintenance team on the Red Golf Course.  The potential candidate will be involved in all aspects of maintenance/management of one of the 18-hole golf courses, club grounds, and any other duties assigned to the Agronomy Department.  Candidate must possess ability to work within and build a team environment. This position will be available immediately. The Golf Course Superintendent will work with and report directly to the Director of Agronomy.  

      Duties include but are not limited to:

      • Management of staff on a daily basis
      • Development of fertilizer and chemical programs
      • Oversight/programming of central irrigation system
      • Management of creeping bentgrass playing surfaces
      • Oversight of golf course projects
      • Budgeting and purchasing
      • Supply inventory management
      • Employee training
      • Employee safety
      • Occasional pesticide applications

      2-4 year degree in turf management or related field                                                                
      3 years of experience as 1st AGCS or similar position                                                                 
      Strong work ethic                                                                                                              
      Demonstrates problem solving abilities                                                                                 
      Valid Driver's License                                                                                                                     
      Pesticide Applicator License                                                                                                
      Exhibits managerial skills                                                                                
      Pleasant/positive personality

      Health, Dental and Vision Insurance                                                                                      
      2 Weeks Vacation                                                                                                                                                                  
      Dues for Local and National Memberships                                                                                                                         
      Golf Privileges                                                                                                              
      Uniform Allowance

      Dan Tully                                                                                                                                                             
      Director of Agronomy
      Date Posted: 10/27/20

      Second Assistant/Assistant-in-Training
      Exmoor Country Club
      Position Available: Spring 2021
      Contact: Tim Kelly, Golf Course Superintendent,
      View Job Description
      Date Posted: 10/6/2020

      Lead Assistant Superintendent
      Exmoor Country Club
      Position Available: November 1
      Contact: Tim Kelly, Golf Course Superintendent,

      View complete job description.
      Date Posted: 10/2/2020

      Fleet Mechanic
      Sycamore Park District
      Deadline to apply: October 21, 2020
      View job description here.
      Date Posted: 9/23/2020

      Golf Course Maintenance Specialist: The Preserve at Oak Meadows

      Job Purpose

      This position performs manual labor in a variety of maintenance/construction tasks at the District golf courses and assists in the training and leading of seasonal employees. 

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

      • Assist in maintenance and repair of irrigation and drainage systems
      • Perform a variety of maintenance tasks, including mowing turf and pruning of shrubs, trees, and other tasks to maintain golf playing surfaces
      • Assist in training and leading seasonal employees
      • Perform routine maintenance on a wide variety of tools, machinery and equipment
      • Assist in repair and maintenance of golf cart paths and property fences
      • Assist in construction of new golf course features. Prepare and grade soil areas for turf grass seed planting
      • Apply plant protectant and fertilizers
      • Transport equipment to variety of district locations
      • Perform snow removal and landscaping around golf clubhouse
      • Perform other duties as required

      Education and Experience Required 

      Education:  Coursework in Horticulture, Agronomy, or Turf Management 

      Related Experience:  Two (2) years’ experience in golf course maintenance or similar position; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Pesticide operator’s license preferred.   

      Knowledge Of:  Methods, practices, materials, and equipment used in the care and maintenance of golf course tees, greens, fairways, and roughs; chemical applications used to cultivate turf greens, plants, shrubs, and tees; variety of horticulture practices; occupational hazards and proper safety precautions; game of golf. 

      Skills In:  Preparing, establishing, and maintaining turf, tees, shrubbery, and ornamental beds; operation and maintenance of a variety of equipment used in golf course maintenance; installation and maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems. 

      Onboarding/Training Requirements:  

      Criminal Background Check
      Driver's License Check
      Drug Screen
      National Sex Offender Registry Check
      Respirator Evaluation
      CPR/1st Aid Training 

      Job Benefits
      Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, IMRF Pension and generous PTO 

      Date Job is Available: 9/8/20

      Fulltime Salary $34,597 - $46,130

      Job Application Instructions: Apply online
      Date Posted: 9/8/20

      Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
      Medinah Country Club, Medinah IL
      View details here
      Date Posted: 7/20/20

      Interim Golf Superintendent
      Temporary Assignment - Far West Chicago Suburb
      View details here
      Date Posted: 7/15/20

      Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

      Hickory Hills Country Club
      8201 West 95th Street
      Hickory Hills, Illinois 60457


      Hickory Hills Country Club is located on the southern edge of Chicago. The 120 acre property is comprised of a 18 hole golf course, designed by tour professional James Foulis. In addition, there is an executive 9-hole course designed by legendary Architect, William B. Langford. The property has many unique characteristics. Spectacular rolling hills and moraines are evident throughout the property. These land formations were created by the accumulation of glacial debris.


      Must possess or be able to obtain State of Illinois Department of Agriculture Pesticide License. Applicant needs to have great work ethic, and a positive attitude. 


      • ·       The Assistant Superintendent reports directly to the Golf Course Superintendent.
      • ·       Participates in chemical applications (fertilizers and pesticides) on the grounds, in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.
      • ·       Assists Superintendent in planning and executing daily activity. Some these responsibilities include the following: Daily course work, crew management, safety training, drainage installation and repairs, irrigation repairs, tree pruning, and snow removal.
      • ·       Individual may serve in the Superintendent’s capacity during his/her absence.

      • ·      Prior golf course maintenance experience is required
      • ·      Valid Driver’s License
      • ·      Bi-Lingual English/Spanish desirable, but not required
      • ·      Self motivated, and goal oriented

      • ·      Salary $45,000-$48,000/year, DOE
      • ·      Medical insurance available after 90 days
      • ·      Daily meals
      • ·      Golfing privileges

      Email Cover Letter & Resume To:

      Peter Gianakas
      Date posted: 6/17/20

      Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
      Cress Creek Country Club

      View job description here
      Date Posted: 5/15/20

      Full Time Mechanic - Odyssey Golf Course in Tinley Park
      Job Description 

      We are looking for a mechanic to maintain and repair small engine equipment. You will be responsible for ensuring functionality and reliability of machines, engines and mechanical systems. They must be able to work with various machines and tools as well as follow all safety precautions.


      • ·         Inspect machines, engines, etc. and run diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues
      • ·         Conduct repairs aiming for maximum reliability
      • ·         Troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner
      • ·         Perform thorough maintenance on equipment
      • ·         Clean and apply lubricants to machinery components
      • ·         Replenish fluids and components of engines and machinery
      • ·         Keep logs of work and report on issues
      • ·         Sharpen and adjust reels 


      • ·         Proven experience as Mechanic
      • ·         Excellent knowledge of machinery and hydraulic, electrical and other systems and their components
      • ·         Aptitude in using various hand tools (screwdrivers, hammers etc.) and precision measurement tools (e.g. calipers)
      • ·         Very good communication skills
      • ·         A problem-solving ability

      Job Type: Full-time
      Salary: $25.00 /hour plus overtime
      Please email resume to:  Bill Humphres,  815-355-5588

      Date Posted: 5/14/20

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