Assistant In Training
Job Details
Shady Canyon Golf Club - Irvine, CA
Full Time
2 Year Degree
Entry Level

The AIT works under the director of agronomy and assistant golf course superintendents in a supervisory capacity.  Responsibilities include delegating work assignments, overseeing daily course maintenance and inspecting course conditions. 

  • Assists in planning and supervising the maintenance of greens, tees and fairways; schedules work and supervises the employees and the use of equipment.
  • Assists in personnel management and evaluation, employee safety, personnel discipline and may also modify the daily work schedule based on professional interpretation.
  • Supervises special projects and labor crews.
  • Reports golf course conditions to director of Agronomy and assistant superintendents.
  • Performs Course set up prior to play.
  • Irrigation repair and maintenance.
  • Applies pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, fertilizers and other chemicals at appropriate times to maintain excellent conditions on the golf course, in the absence of the spray technician.
  • Calibration of spray equipment.
  • Documents all chemical applications under the supervision of the assistant superintendent.
  • Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the company as requested by the supervisor.
  • Working knowledge of the maintenance of golf course tees, fairways, greens; the seeding and maintenance practices for golf course turf; the planning, cultivating, pruning and caring for plants, shrubs and trees; the characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners; herbicides and pest control methods and materials; drainage control methods; and irrigation system, including wells, pumps and automatic controls.
  • Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of workers and equipment; to prepare clear and concise reports; and to maintain effective employee and public relations.
  • Requires a degree in turf management.
  • Prefer a minimum of 1 year golf course maintenance supervisor experience.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Current state certification or licensing as a pesticide applicator preferred.