Job Post – Persimmon Woods GC – Assistant Superintendent

Assistant Superintendent

Persimmon Woods Golf Club is seeking a dedicated, passionate, and hard-working individual to
join our Golf Course Maintenance Team. Persimmon Woods is a golf-only club and we are
proud that GolfWeek Magazine has ranked Persimmon Woods the 5th Best Private Club in
Missouri in 2020 and 2021! The golf course plays 6,939 yards from the furthest tees with a par
of 71. We feature sweeping fairways surrounded by native grasses, lakes, and creeks. The grass
types are G-2 Bent grass greens, Meyer Zoysia fairways and tees, Bent grass tees, and Turf Type
Tall Fescue rough. The club has hosted numerous qualifying tournaments and Championships
during our history.

The assistant superintendent position is designed to prepare the incumbent for advancement in
the golf course industry. A highly-motivated individual will acquire the skills and experience
needed to be a successful Golf Course Superintendent at an elite private club, and be involved
in all levels of upper management, including:
 Chemical and fertilizer application programs
 Daily decision through the golf shop to appeal to the members needs
 Budgeting
 Basic mechanical work
 Agronomics
 Shop improvements
 And much more!!

The assistant superintendent will also be expected to provide constant feedback and input in all
aspects of the operation. Our maintenance department is a cohesive team that works together,
and we encourage involvement and learning.

The assistant superintendent will be required to supervise and work with a staff of 18-20
individuals daily. The staff at Persimmon is experienced and consists of:
 9 full time employees
 9 seasonal employees (most of them returning)
 Equipment Technician (with 25 years of service)
 2nd Assistant Superintendent
 Irrigation Technician (with 20 years of service)
 Golf Course Superintendent

The Assistant Superintendent will report to the Golf Course Superintendent and be the active
Golf Course Superintendent in his absence.

Aside from managing the staff, the Assistant Superintendent will be responsible for the
 Spraying chemicals
 Maintaining the chemical storage and inventory
 Water management
 Applying fertilizer
 Golf Course weekly job planning
 Budget management
 Hiring
 And any job that is required to maintain the golf course

Persimmon Woods also offers an extensive benefit package that includes:
 $60,000K + depending on experience
 Health insurance per the Employee Manual
 Dental insurance per the Employee Manual
 Substantial Education Allowance, including annual attendance to the Golf Industry Show
 Two weeks paid vacation during first year of employement
 Simple IRA per the Employee Manual
 Daily meals provided
 Uniform allowance
 Monthly Cell Phone Allowance
 Dues paid to Local and National associations
 Paid sick leave
 Golfing privileges

 2–4-year degree preferred
 2 + years supervisor experience
 Must be able to obtain a Missouri Pesticide Applicators License within the first 120 days
of employment
 Experience with Microsoft and/or Google word processing and spreadsheet software
(E.g., Microsoft Office, Google Sheets, Google Docs)
 Irrigation system computer management
 Positive attitude
 Leadership qualities
 Strong attention to detail
 Productive mindset

This is a unique opportunity to learn how to manage four different types of grasses in a
challenging weather environment. The right candidate will be involved in all parts of the
operation, with the goal of taking their career to the next level. Thank you for your interest.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your cover letter, resume, and a short one
paragraph summary of why you think you are a good fit for the position to:
Nick Scheible, GCS
[email protected]
Persimmon Woods Golf Club