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Job listings are free of charge to all members. If you are a non-member and would like to post a job opening, the cost is $35.

To post a job opening, please forward your listing to Chapter Executive Officer, Randy Robinson, at randy@iowaturfgrass.org.

  • 12/15/2017 8:31 AM | Anonymous

    Pleasantville Golf Course is located in Pleasantville, Iowa, approximately 30 minutes SE of Des Moines.  The golf course and its operations are managed by the Pleasantville Board of Directors.  Our golf course is a 9 hole facility with a pool.  We are open to the public and have memberships as well.  Our goal is to provide a friendly atmosphere while providing a quality product to all of our clients.

    Position Summary & Essential Job Functions:
    This is a full time (year round position) with flexible winter hours.  From past experience, this position requires 8 to 9 solid months of daily work.  Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the superintendent participates in all areas related to the golf course ground care and associated equipment maintenance.  Some examples of job duties may include but are not limited to:  personnel management, pesticide application, irrigation maintenance and operation, equipment maintenance and operation, maintenance of cutting units, turf grass cultural practices, daily mowing and golf course set up tasks, recordkeeping, pool maintenance, certified pool operator, all duties and maintenance related to the clubhouse, and any other duties necessary by a Superintendent.

    Education / Training:
    High School Diploma required.  Higher education in turf grass management, agronomy, horticulture, related field preferred.  Must hold or obtain applicable pesticide applicators license for the State of Iowa.

    Experience / Background:
    Previous experience in golf course maintenance operations preferred.  A working knowledge of the maintenance pertains to golf course greens, tees, fairways, and roughs with respect to both solid turf grass management principles and playability.  Experience working in a team environment with a strong drive towards customer service.

    Additional Skills & Physical Requirements:
    Applicant must be computer literate.  Ability to complete math functions as they relate to fertilizer and pesticide application.  Applicant must be able to communicate with the Board of Directors, staff, members, and volunteer staff.  This position does require an individual to spend much time in physical and/or outdoor environment that includes exposure to inclement weather.

    Salary:
    $30,000 or higher (DOE)

    Benefits:
    Golfing privileges, meals, and discounted merchandise at the clubhouse.

    Please send cover letter, resume, and list of professional references to:
    Pleasantville Golf & CC
    Attn:  Board of Directors
    Po Box 670
    Pleasantville, IA  50225
    E: pleasantvillegcc@gmail.com
    P:  515.848.5716

  • 11/15/2017 7:52 AM | Anonymous

    Job Title: Seasonal Assistant Groundskeeper

    Summary: This position reports directly to the Head Groundskeeper. This person should be hard-working and self-motivated. This position assists the Head Groundskeeper in all day-to-day operations of maintaining the playing surface of Modern Woodmen Park. Modern Woodmen Park is home to the Quad Cities River Bandits (Single-A affiliate of the Houston Astros) and Saint Ambrose University. Have the opportunity to volunteer at the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run. Preferred dates of employment are March 1st to September 30th but can be flexible based on school schedules.

    Responsibilities: Duties include but not limited to: assist in the upkeep of sand based Kentucky Bluegrass playing surface, mowing, edging, fertilizing, aeration, topdressing, sodding, skin maintenance, mound and plate repair, irrigation repair, basic operation and maintenance to equipment, field markings and logo painting, special events that may be held on the field and other related duties as required.

    Qualifications: Preferred enrollment in or graduated from a 2 or 4-year turf program, working knowledge of the maintenance of sports fields, strong personal/team work ethic, high level of integrity, ability to work in fast-paced environment, ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays, must be able to lift at least 50 lbs, work in various weather conditions, and the ability to handle multiple tasks at once.

    Compensation: This is a salaried position with compensation based on experience. No housing provided. Food Stipend included on game days.

    Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and references either by mail or email to:

    Andrew Marking
    Head Groundskeeper
    209 S Gaines St
    Davenport, IA 52802
    andrewm@riverbandits.com


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