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Turf - Assistant Superintendent

Sammamish, WA, USA Req #286
Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Turf - Assistant Superintendent


The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent will have responsibility for assisting the Golf Course Superintendent in golf course maintenance, equipment repair & maintenance, club house grounds, landscaping and related structures and buildings (pump stations, comfort stations, etc). The Assistant Superintendent may also include assisting with hiring and training, and providing direction for team members within company
set processes and guidelines. In conjunction with the Superintendent they will be responsible for meeting or exceeding the established standards for guest satisfaction as well as labor cost control/management.


• Must be proactive in developing innovative ideas to facilitate the continual delivery of exceptional quality products and profit contributions to the company.

• Daily implementation & adherence to Oki Golf universal standards.

• Assist in maintaining a daily record log for weather, course conditioning, cultural practices, equipment maintenance, fertilizer and pesticide applications, etc.

• Encourage, mentor, coach, train and develop team members to ensure their maximum value to Oki Golf so that the guest experience is realized.

• Ensure proper safe work environment to include compliance with OSHA/WISHA and Oki Golf guidelines and standard operating procedures.

• Interview and hire positions of the turf department; equipment manager, irrigation and spray technician and all seasonal team members w/ consideration from the golf course superintendent

• Lead by example. Set the benchmark of performance to the department in the areas motivation, sense of ownership, and dedication to quality of product.

• Hold all team members accountable for their areas of responsibility.

• Completion of administrative tasks such as scheduling, performance reviews, editing time for payroll functions in a timely manner.

• Supervise team members by carrying out the responsibilities in accordance with Oki Golf policies and procedures. This will include planning, assigning and at times performing activities of team members supervised.

• Implement new methods and procedures designed to minimize operational costs and maximize resources.

• Schedule to proper business levels and within budgeted staffing guides.

• Be able to work weekends and holidays, mornings and evenings as business demands.

• Positive and proactive supervisory, leadership, management and coaching skills.

• Possess good communication skills, both written and verbal.

• Ability to communicate on various levels to include team members, guests, vendors and contractors, at all times showing tact and diplomacy as a senior representative of Oki Golf.


• Basic knowledge of ordering/purchasing, inventory control, budget management and P&L accountability.

• Ability to multi-task while remaining focused on the key objectives of the property, department and position.

• Basic knowledge of computer skills to include Microsoft Office programs, e-mail and the Internet.

• Must be comfortable and willing to “roll up the sleeves” and lead by positive example.

• Be able to work weekends and holidays, mornings and evenings as business demands.

• Independent decisions are made with sound judgment and are consistent with Oki Golf core values.

• Bachelor of Science Degree in Turf Science, Landscape, Agronomy or similar field, or equivalent work experience. Restricted Pesticide License.

• Ability to compute rates, rations, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, volumes of cones, cylinders, etc.
• Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents.

• Ability to calibrate sprayers, spreaders, scientific instruments, computer software, irrigation systems, etc.

• Ability to operate basic software including word processor, spreadsheets, e-mail and irrigation control software.

• Basic understanding of preventative maintenance systems.

• Basic understanding of mechanical operations of engines and hydraulics for guidance of equipment managers.

• Basic understanding of irrigation systems and components related to best practices in consideration of agronomics.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Lift, reach, bend, twist, push, pull, squat, grasp and use arm-hand coordination on a consistent basis

• Have the ability to lift 50 pounds frequently.

• Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts (and associated noise levels related to) and outside weather conditions.

• Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration.


Oki Golf offers an impressive collection of benefits! Some benefits include:
Full Time (30hrs + per week) may be eligible for:

• Medical/Dental/Vision/Telehealth Coverage
• Company paid Life Insurance and Long Term Disability
• FSA options
• 401(k) with company match
• Paid Vacation and Sick Time

All Team Members:

• Golf Benefits, Meal and Merchandise discount
• Team Member Referral Program and more!
• Paid Sick Time

Oki Golf is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and we welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply. 


All employment decisions at Oki Golf are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the ocations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Sammamish, WA, USA