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Columbia, MD, USA Req #129
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Columbia Association, headquartered in Howard County, Maryland, is known for engaging our diverse community, cultivating a unique sense of place, and enhancing the quality of life in Columbia, Maryland, all thanks to the efforts of our remarkable team members.
If you share in our passion for teamwork and our vision, we want you to fast-forward your career with us at Columbia Association.

CA offers a positive and fun work environment; competitive pay; and a generous benefits package, including health, dental, and vision coverage; 401(k) retirement saving plan with CA contributing 6% of the team member’s salary and more if eligible.

Columbia Association is seeking a full-time year round Assistant Golf Superintendent.

Summary: Assist in the supervision of the overall operation, organization, and direction of the golf course. Supervise and plan all golf course maintenance.

Essential functions:

  • Hires, provides corrective action, directs, reviews and terminates subordinate personnel including two or more full time team members.

  • Makes regular inspections of the golf course to examine work accomplished and to determine work needed to improve playing condition.

  • Determines whether or not the condition of the course allows for play

  • Supervises the watering, fertilizing and spraying of tees, greens, fairways and related areas

  • Supervises daily mowing operations and maintenance programs

  • Helps in preparing the annual budget for construction and maintenance activities

  • Assists in planning and directing the construction of greens, tees, fairways, sand traps, cart paths, shelters, bridges and underpasses

  • Instructs equipment operators in operation and cares of equipment

  • Assists in snow plowing at the Sport and Fitness Facilities

  • Repairs and maintains all irrigation equipment

  • Assists in keeping all pertinent records

  • Willing to perform as needed all tasks related to maintaining golf course

  • Membership in various golf organizations and attends seminars to keep abreast of industry knowledge

  • Plans and prepares the course for any tournaments

  • Prepares pesticide and fertilizer applications

Additional responsibilities:

  • Membership in various golf organizations and attends seminars to keep abreast of industry knowledge.

 Qualifications and skills:
  •  Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • Minimum two-year Certificate/Associate's degree in Golf Course Management
  • Computer literate
  • Previous Assistant Superintendent experience


Two year degree in Turf or Golf Course Management

Physical demands:

  •  Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to bend, stoop, reach, and climb without any difficulty.
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds

Licenses, Certificates, etc:

  • MD IIIC Pesticide applicator license
  • MD Fertilizer applicator license within 3 months
  • Dot Physical required

Work environment:

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Position may require extended hours including evenings and weekends

Columbia Association is an equal employment opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. EOE/ADA.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Columbia, MD, USA