Assistant Superintendent (River Course)
Job#: 480322
Positions: 1
Posted: 08/31/2018
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Kiawah Island Club
Department: Golf Maintenance
Category: Kiawah Island Club
Salary: Salary
Benefits: Full Benefits
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Job Description

We are seeking a polished and professional Assistant Superintendent with a minimum 2-3 years experience for the world-renowned River Course, designed by Tom Fazio, winner of Golf Course Superintendents Association of America's Old Tom Morris Award, the highest recommendation of its sort. Armed with a $5 million operating budget, the exclusive Kiawah Island Club needs an individual who is organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated and has verifiable experience leading golf course maintenance crews. Candidates should be capable of calibrating fertilizer and chemical applications; developing and maintaining drainage, irragation, and and watering systems; scheduling, training, supervising and evaluating all personnel assigned to department; and supervising all planting, fertilizing and care of turf, plants, shrubs, trees and other facilities on the golf course. Strong knowledge of irrigation systems including pump stations, piping, and central controller operations is a must. 

The River Course provides a challenging and inspiring 7,039-yard test. Eight holes play along the Kiawah River and Bass Pond, with the other fairways and greens along marsh savannas, ponds, and oak-filled maritime forests. The River Course site, which extends a mile or so along the Kiawah River, was the location of the first English settlement on the Island in the 18th century. In 1999, it was fully certified as an Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary.

Benefits are available to full-time employees after 1 month and include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term and Long Term Disability, 401(k), Life Insurance, Accident Insurance, Telehealth, Health/ Dependent care spending account, Employee Wellness Program (including free gym membership) and generous paid time off including 12 vacation days, 6 sick days and 9 paid holidays per year. Employees also enjoy complimentary golf and tennis privileges.

Job Application Instructions: Apply online at or please email your resume to: In person applications are welcome between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at 245 Gardeners Circle Kiawah Island, SC 29455.


Education Requirement: 2-4 Year Degree in Turf Management

Experience: Minimum 2-3 years experience working as an Assistant Superintendent for an established golf club or resort. 

Special RequirementsWe would prefer a bilingual applicant with strong knowledge of English and Spanish

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