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Senior Assistant Superintendent

Sunriver Resort

Sunriver Resort

Tamarack, ID, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Senior Assistant Superintendent

Job Locations US-ID-Tamarack
ID 2024-5961
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


The Senior Assistant Golf Course Superintendent will be part of the leadership team responsible for the Osprey Meadows Golf Course at Tamarack Resort. The course is in the final stages of a 5 million dollar rebuild with architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. This hands-on leadership position is responsible for all aspects of daily maintenance and set-up of the golf course, weekly cultural practices, fertilizer application and calibration, irrigation problem-solving and repair, and leading/assisting with short- and long-term golf course projects. Responsibilities will include developing daily work schedules, coordinating related activities and equipment with the staff, training, overseeing, and assisting the staff, reviewing the work on the course, and supervising construction projects and specific maintenance activities.

The selected candidate will work closely with the Director of Agronomy to continue to make Osprey Meadows a championship level golf course.

Tamarack’s opportunities are boundless.

For forward-thinking outdoor appreciators with refined taste, Tamarack is the all-season ski, golf, and lake resort that delivers abundant, accessible experiences and modern amenities. Experience boundless natural beauty and exploration, while creating memories and building a like-minded community. Explore our 3,600 acres of mountain, meadow, and lake featuring 33 miles of hiking and biking trails, 2,800 vertical drop, 1,350 skiable acres, Osprey Meadows Championship golf course, and lake side marina. No matter why you come, be free and belong!


  • Leading the team in delegating and assigning daily assignments, providing guidance, training, coaching and assistance and ensuring work is completed as expected and on time
  • Collaborating with the Superintendent in developing the agronomic plan and budget for the course and leading in the implementation and oversight of the agronomic plan and budget
  • Identifying, evaluating, and recommending corrective action for agronomic problem areas, including funguses, pests, and drainage issues
  • Leading, overseeing, and assisting in the daily set-up and maintenance of the golf course, including routine maintenance, chemical applications, and equipment operations
  • Inspect irrigation systems, identify issues, and implement corrective action
  • Recommending, evaluating, planning, and leading long-term and short-term projects related to renovations, repairs, and care and maintenance of the course
  • Assist in training new and existing staff in golf course set-up and maintenance, equipment operations, safety procedures, and the club's expectations
  • Educating and ensuring the team is aware of and follows safe work practices and ensuring maintenance facilities and equipment are safe, clean, and organized
  • Winter responsibilities of snow removal and Nordic trail grooming


Qualifications (Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge):

  • A comprehensive knowledge of turf and golf course maintenance
  • Experience in leading teams
  • The ability to operate basic landscape equipment
  • Knowledge of irrigation systems and repair
  • An active Pesticide Applicator License for the state of Idaho or ability to obtain one
  • A Certificate, Associate's, or Bachelor’s Degree in Turf Management or related experience


  • Ability to participate in the group medical, dental, and vision Insurance programs
  • Paid short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Ability to participate in the 401(k) retirement plan with matching contribution
  • Paid time off for holidays, vacation, and sick leave
  • Employee discounts are available

Working Conditions:

  • Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee
  • Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance
  • Must be regularly available and willing to work at least 8 hours per day, at least 40 hours per week
  • Must be available and willing to work weekends and holidays
  • Requires various physical activities throughout the day
  • Works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions.
  • Frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions
  • Requires use of various fertilizers and chemicals associated with Golf Course Maintenance
  • Includes lifting, pushing, and/or pulling up to 80 pounds
  • Requires walking in excess of 5 miles a day


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