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Position Title: Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
Reports to: Head Golf Course Superintendent, Director of Golf
Positions Directly Supervised: Golf Maintenance Staff, Foreman, Chemical Applicator, Equipment Operator, Irrigation Technicians, Weeders and various project crews. 

General Summary of Position
* Works with the Head Golf Course Superintendent on the daily planning of work schedules and/or project/renovation tasks.
* Provides delegation and follow-up of jobs to crew members.
* Reviews and completes daily/weekly sign-in and attendance documentation.
* Plans and provides supervision of golf course project and renovation work.
* Identifies and trouble shoots various golf course problems including those related to the irrigation system.
* Provides overall supervision and maintenance of all landscaped areas.

Responsibilities and Duties
* Prepares daily worker’s assignments.
* Review and follow-up on crew job assignments.
* Makes daily golf course checks and notes abnormal and/or unsafe conditions.
* Insures safe operating procedures are practiced by crew members. Identifies unsafe conditions and makes appropriate recommendations to address the same.
* Ensures OSHA and EPA standards are observed.
* Performs facility opening and closing duties.
* Update/conduct employee attendance records, training documentation and performance reviews.
* Herbicide management.
* Conducts employee disciplinary actions in accordance with employee handbook and union agreement.
* Process proper daily time and attendance report and employee leave request forms etc. to payroll and accounting department.

Education and Experience Desired
* At least a two (2) year degree in agronomy or turf sciences from an accredited institution, or equivalency in working experience.
* Must have a valid State of Hawaii driver’s license.
* Knowledge in computer operation and irrigation programming required.
* Should have at least two (2) years of actual work experience within the golf maintenance field.
* Must have the ability to make independent responsible decisions in order to complete assigned tasks.
* Must be able to maintain good working relationships with other employees.
* Must be able work with or without direct supervision.
* Must understand union contract agreement and interpretation of languages.

Physical Activities and Requirements
* Must be able to operate and drive a utility vehicle on the entire golf course.
* Must be able to walk up & down inclines in relation to golf course areas.
* Must be able to lift 50lbs.

Disclaimer Statement
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.