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  • April 25, 2019 9:32 AM | Anonymous

    Assistant Superintendent
    WindRiver Golf Club
    Lenoir City, TN

    Seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team as an assistant superintendent. WindRiver is located just south of Knoxville, TN on lake Tellico. Expectations for this position are high. You will be required to perform all duties on the course to include crew management, spraying, fertilizer apps, and irrigation. You will report directly to the superintendent, and must have an eye for detail while understanding the demands of this business. In 2020 we will be undergoing a complete greens renovation to Prism Zoysia.

    The course is a Bob Cupp design consisting of 18 holes with 419 tees fairways and rough with bentgrass greens.

    Educational Requirements
    Minimum associates degree in a turf related field.

    Job Benefits
    Paid time, off, uniforms, discounted meals, golfing privealges, along with company subsidized health vision and dental insurance after 90 days.

    up to 42K annually DOE

    Experience Requirements
    2-4 years of working on a course or in the field. Bentgrass experience is a plus but not mandatory.

    Job Application Instructions
    Send resume and cover letter to Mike Jones GCS 4571 West Antioch Church Road Lenoir City, TN 37772or email to mjones9226@aol.com

  • April 17, 2019 4:30 PM | Anonymous

    Spray Technician Supervisor / Assistant in Training

    Posting Date Feb 01, 2019
    Job Number 19000BPM
    Location Gaylord Springs Golf Course, Nashville, Tennessee

    Brand Gaylord Hotels
    Schedule Full-time
    Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

    Job Summary

    Perform all necessary pesticide and fertilizer applications on golf course and landscape areas following pre-determined schedules and special requests. Verify that all pesticides are applied according to label directions and that safety precautions are followed. Comply with all guidelines of state and federal statues and in such a manner as to pose the least possible risks to the employees, guests, and the environment. Maintain true and accurate records of inspections, locations, amounts and types of pest control materials utilized in the course of assigned tasks. Maintain pesticide inventory records. Maintain chemical room in a neat and orderly fashion. Supervise and train landscapers on routine golf course maintenance tasks. Monitor all pest levels and thresholds. Perform routine golf course maintenance tasks as need, including moving fairways, changing holes, and mowing greens. Assist management in hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, counseling, disciplining, and motivating and coaching employees; and serve as a role model and first point of contact of the Guarantee of Fair Treatment/Open Door Policy process. Provide assistance to coworkers, verifying they understand their tasks. 

    Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; verify uniform and personal appearances are clean and professional. Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information and protect company assets. Report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards, anticipate and address guests’ service needs, assist individuals with disabilities, and thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and professional language; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Prepare and review written documents accurately and completely; read and visually verify information in a variety of formats. Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, support team to reach common goals, and listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of employees. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing greater than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested. 

    Benefits: $15.00/hr plus OT, meals, uniforms, PTO, holiday pay, 401K, golf privileges, paid association dues, Marriott International discounts, Gaylord Opryland discounts

    How to Apply: http://www.careers.marriott.com  Insert job # 19000BPM into search bar 

    Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

  • April 17, 2019 2:05 PM | Anonymous

    City of Sevierville
    Sevierville Golf Club
    Spray Technician – Full-time

    SALARY:          $13.91 an hour + excellent benefit package

    OPENING DATE: 04/04/2019

    CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

    The essential function of the position within the organization is to perform chemical applications on golf course properties under the supervision of the golf course Superintendent and/or Assistant Superintendent.  Responsible for reading, understanding and keeping current with material safety data sheets (MSDS).


    • Performs all spraying duties as direct by the Superintendent or the Assistant Superintendent.
    • Performs regular golf course maintenance duties when not occupied with spraying or fertilizing.
    • Checks regularly the course for pest and nutrition related problems and reporting all findings to the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent.
    • Prepares routine and special reports of all operations, which includes application rates, spraying settings, weather conditions, pest symptoms and quantities of materials used.
    • Keeps an up-to-date and accurate inventory of all pesticides and fertilizers and reporting any shortfall to the Superintendent and/or Assist. Superintendent.
    • Organizes and maintains fertilizer and pesticide storage building.
    • Regularly calibrates fertilizer and chemical applicators.


    Requires high school diploma or GED, and an Associate degree in Golf Course & Turfgrass Management.  Must obtain the TN Department of Agriculture category 03 pesticide applicator certification within 6 months from date of hire.  A minimum of 2 years golf course maintenance experience is required.  Must have a strong background in disease identification, insect technology, weed identification, and nutrient deficiencies as they apply to turf-grass maintenance. 

    Please submit application and/or resume in an envelope marked “Spray Technician” to:

    City of Sevierville, Att: Human Resources
    P.O. Box 5500
    Sevierville, TN 37864-5500

    Applications can be completed on-line atwww.seviervilletn.org.  Resumes may be sent by fax to 865-453-5518 or e-mailed tokward@seviervilletn.org

    The City of Sevierville is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex or handicap in its programs or activities pursuant to Public Law 93-112 or 101-336

    The City of Sevierville does not discriminate based on race, color or national origin in federal or state sponsored programs, pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d.)

  • April 17, 2019 1:20 PM | Anonymous

    BWI Companies- LaVergne, TN 

    BWI Companies is a family owned and operated wholesale supplier founded in 1958. Our expertise in distribution combined with over 12,000 lawn, landscape, turf, professional pest control products, as well as nursery and greenhouse supplies enable BWI to be a one-stop-shop for all you product needs. 

    BWI is expanding into the Nashville area and is currently seeking applicants to join our team for the positions of warehouse/transportation. 

    Candidate should have knowledge of lawn and turf products as well as limited experience in application. Prior experience dealing with customers and working in a warehouse environment as well previous experience making deliveries in and around Nashville preferred. Valid drivers license and clean driving record required.

    Please contact Donnie Spence at (901)261-1413 or send resume to donniespence@bwicompanies.com.

  • April 17, 2019 1:16 PM | Anonymous

    BWI Companies- LaVergne, TN 

    BWI Companies is a family owned and operated wholesale supplier founded in 1958. Our expertise in distribution combined with over 12,000 lawn, landscape, turf, professional pest control products, as well as nursery and greenhouse supplies enable BWI to be a one-stop-shop for all you product needs. 

    BWI is expanding into the Nashville area and is currently seeking applicants to join our team for the positions of inside sales. 

    Candidates should have knowledge and experience with pest control or lawn and turf products as well as applications. Also, previous experience in sales or heavy interaction with customers in a retail environment preferred. Valid drivers license and clean driving record required.

    Please contact Donnie Spence at (901)261-1413 or send resume to donniespence@bwicompanies.com.

  • April 11, 2019 2:39 PM | Anonymous


    Apply on-line at: www.franklintn.gov/jobs

    Deadline to apply: 04/22/2019

    SALARY: $16.44 

    Purpose of Job

    Assist the Crew Chief by being responsible for repairing and maintaining safe playing surfaces and its surrounding components for baseball, softball, football and multipurpose fields by performing daily turf, dirt and water management; timely fertility and cultural practices; game preparation techniques and short and long-term maintenance planning.  Responsibilities also include 10- disc golf course, basketball courts and tennis courts.

    Must be able to work holidays, weekends and nights during sporting/special events.

    Essential Job Duties 

    Turf maintenance: 

    • Properly manages and maintains turf on all athletic fields within the Parks and Recreation Department grounds.
    • Mows, trims, edges, fertilizes, sods, aerates, and irrigates turf using commercial grade equipment.
    • Maintains, repairs and installs irrigation systems on athletic fields. Assist in controlling the entire irrigation system that includes, but is not limited to, proper water management of the playing surface and outside landscape, periodic maintenance checks, repairing of leaking lines or valves, and winterization.
    • Paints outfield foul lines, numbers, and logos on all athletic fields.
    • Performs general maintenance as necessary to keep machinery, equipment and tools in operable condition.

    Infield maintenance

    • Properly maintains infields on all athletic fields within the Parks and Recreation Department grounds.
    • Drags, rakes, conditions, and replenishes materials as needed to maintain infields.
    • Prepares fields for games by grooming field, chalking base path foul lines and marking coaching boxes.
    • Builds and maintains all bases, mounds and other field necessities.
    • Responsible for coordination and execution of infield tarps on daily basis and during tournaments.                           

    Job Requirements:

    Education and Experience: The required knowledge, skill, and abilities to satisfactorily perform job duties are normally acquired through obtaining an associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or one to two year related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience in turfgrass management. 

    Required Certifications/Licenses:

    A Tennessee Department of Agriculture Certified Pesticide Applicators License for C03 is required for this job. (Must be obtained within 6 months)

    TN Driver’s License

    CPR Certification (Must be obtained within 6 months)

    EOE/Drug Free Workplace

  • April 11, 2019 11:53 AM | Anonymous

    Hernando Golf & Country Club is a private club in Hernando, Mississippi with an 18-hole golf course, driving range, new tennis courts, and a new swimming pool. We are seeking to hire a working golf course superintendent.

    Position: Superintendent

    Reports To: General Manager

    Position Summary:

    Responsible for all activities related to the care and maintenance of the golf course, grounds, and equipment. Plan and implement budgets. Hire, train and supervise staff. Apply relevant landscaping, horticultural principles to assure that quality standards are consistently achieved and/or exceeded.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Develop the annual maintenance budget and operating plan. Implement the plan according to Company operating policies and procedures to ensure cost containment.
    • Plan and implement staffing schedules to ensure quality standards are achieved at minimum employee cost.
    • Maintain the golf course in proper playing condition according to Company standards.
    • Develop and maintain drainage, irrigation, pumping and water reservoir systems.
    • Supervise all planting, fertilizing and care of turf, plants, shrubs, and trees on the golf course and grounds. Develop and implement a fertilizer, aeration and Integrated Pest Management program for proper turf grass and plant care.
    • Supervise course construction projects.
    • Supervise equipment maintenance and repair operations. Establish and implement a cleaning and preventative maintenance program for appropriate equipment, tools, vehicles, etc.
    • Ensure maintenance of all appropriate quality and cleanliness standards including, but not limited to, employee hygiene and uniforms, equipment repair areas, equipment storage areas, chemical and fertilizer storage areas, receiving areas, washing areas, etc.
    • Implement and monitor the purchase ordering and receiving program to maintain proper inventories of supplies and ensure proper quantity and price on all purchases.
    • Ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, OSHA rules and regulations, relating to chemical and fertilizer storage and disposal, employee safety, public safety, etc.
    • Manage employment activities for applicable staff members, including but not limited to, personnel recruitment and selection, performance evaluations, training, compensation, discipline and termination, etc.
    • Maintain knowledge of current and projected industry developments through continuous attention to industry periodicals and participation in relevant trade associations and organizations.
    • Maintain accurate records for pertaining to department activities including, but not limited to, labor schedules, course maintenance, construction activities, equipment repair, safety meetings and activities, fertilizer and chemical applications and pest control practices.
    • Assure the efficient and timely submission of all required operational, financial, budgetary and related reports.
    • Perform other duties as appropriate.


    • High school education required; college degree preferred.
    • 5 years applicable functional, supervisory and/or management experience, preferably in the golf industry.
    • Demonstrated experience and capability in the areas of budget development, fiscal management, strategic planning, staff management.
    • Demonstrated quality written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Ability to analyze and solve problems; efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required including nights/weekends.
    • Positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations.


    Equipment Operators; Equipment Technician; Laborers


    Full-time, Non-Seasonal, Salaried, Exempt

    Working Conditions:

    Work hours may include days and evenings on weekdays and weekends. Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions. May be exposed to inclement weather, potentially dangerous chemicals, solvents, pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers, misdirected golf balls, sharp and rapid equipment movement on a daily basis. Injury may result as a result of exposure to the above if safety policies and practices are not properly followed.

    Machine/Equipment/Tools Used:

    General office machines such as personal computers, printers, copiers, calculators, telephones, etc. Golf cars, trucks, spray equipment, mowers, heavy machinery.

    Physical Requirements:

    Must have the ability to:

    • Read and write (English)
    • Communicate verbally with staff members and/or customers with or without the use of two-way radios.
    • Give and/or follow verbal and written instructions
    • Supervise subordinates
    • Visually inspect all work areas, golf course and grounds
    • See players on the golf course, and to follow the flight of golf balls
    • Operate vehicles and equipment for several hours at a time
    • Perform mathematical calculations involving fractions, decimals, and percentages
    • Retrieve, read and interpret information from technical sources
    • Stand, walk, push, pull, lift, grasp, bend and kneel for up to 5 hours at a time
    • Lift up to 100 lbs occasionally, 50 lbs frequently, and 20 lbs constantly


    Salary commensurate with background and experience. Please email resumes, cover letters, and any questions to Buck Matheny at management@hernandogrc.com.

  • April 08, 2019 10:22 AM | Anonymous

    Lonesome Pine Country Club is an 18 hole golf course in southwest Virginia about 50 miles northwest from Bristol and we are accepting applications for an assistant superintendent. This position will be expressly for training an individual to take over as superintendent. The ideal candidate will have strong mechanical background  as well as good people and leadership skills. They should understand the rules of golf and how they apply to golf course maintenance and course set up. Must be able to obtain a Virginia spray license. Some irrigation experience as far as repairs and programming is preferred. Our pay scale starts at $15 an hour and will go up accordingly as assistant proves capabilities. Questions and /or resumes can be sent to markcgcs@gmail.com

  • March 28, 2019 7:09 AM | Anonymous

    Dickens Turf and Landscape Supply – Franklin Location
    Inside sales representative position available.  Prefer to have general knowledge of Turf & Landscape Equipment, and Turf and Landscape maintentance.  Must have excellent people skills.
    Compensation is dependent on experience. Call 615-227-1111 or email Drew.Sullivan@DickensSupply.com .

  • March 15, 2019 12:39 PM | Anonymous

    The Town of Collierville has an immediate opening for the following position:


    This is semi-skilled and unskilled manual laboring as part of a parks and grounds crew performing routine maintenance and construction tasks for various public facility projects.  Requires a high school diploma or GED; previous experience and/or training in maintenance and construction work in area of assignment is preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job. May require occasional weekend work. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. The work involved in this job requires sufficient physical strength, stamina, and ability to pass a work related physical proficiency test and pre-employment examination including drug test. The work is physically demanding, may require lifting heavy objects, and may require working in inclement weather.

    Salary is $24,960 (DOQ) annually with excellent benefits package To apply for this position, you must submit an original Town of Collierville application.  Applications are available to download at www.collierville.com under the Employment Opportunities tab, or you may obtain one from our Human Resources Office located at 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, 38017, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Completed applications must be submitted either by mail or in person to the above address.  We are unable to accept faxed or emailed applications.  Position will remain open until filled. EOE

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