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Jerry Pate Turf & Irrigation

AD – Service Advisor, Birmingham

Jerry Pate Turf & Irrigation is the leading commercial golf & grounds equipment distributor in the southeast.  We are seeking a Service Advisor to join our team in our Birmingham, AL location.  The Service Advisor is responsible for processing service repair orders, coordinating parts logistics, providing customers with in-depth information about repair process, and ensuring customer satisfaction by meeting promise dates and repair timelines, while working in a high volume fast paced environment.

Qualifications: Excellent communication skills, High School diploma or GED, driven and positive attitude, provide excellent customer service, the ability to multitask, and working well with a team of professionals. Must have 1 or more years working within customer service.

Competitive hourly rate.

Benefits include; medical insurance, 401K retirement plan, vacation and sick leave.

Jerry Pate Turf & Irrigation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.  Background and motor vehicle checks will be performed.

Contact: Derrick Payne – Dpayne@jerrypate.com

Posted 10/06/21

 

Course Info

    Bent Brook is a single owner 27 hole daily fee golf course. With  A.U.Victory Bent grass greens, zoysia collars and 419 fairways, tees and rough. We have recently just finished up a greens and bunker renovation We are currently reassessing and reconfiguring the golf course and the role trees play on it. We have removed 2000+ trees and are finishing up a 4 hole renovation we started in 2020. We will be hosting the Alabama Men’s State AM in 2022 for the third time since 2004.

Job description: Assistant Golf Course Superintendent 

      I am looking to fill 2 positions for Assistant Superintendent. Ideally candidates will have the ultimate goal of becoming Head Golf Course Superintendents. 

      Duties are to assist the superintendent in all areas of golf course maintenanance, focusing on the golf course and managing the crew in the day to day operations.This will include training new employees. You will learn to work with the equipment techs and learn the mechanics of what it takes to keep a crew moving. You will be immersed into the greens spray program. This includes assisting with and learning our herbicide, pest management, and all chemical and fertilizer applications in detail. You will gain knowledge and understanding of the products we use and why. This includes when to use what product, safe handling, product management, record keeping, safety protocols, and proper calibrations of spreaders and sprayers. This will all be under direct supervision of the Superintendent. 

      As the assistant, you will dive into the budget aspects of turf management along with equipment forecasting.You will learn how to put together a budget and forecast for the next year as well as 3 and 5 year plans. 

     Our goal for you is that you will become a Head Superintendent and be well equipped for the next adventure in your career.

 

Requirements: 

Turf degree or equivalent certificate.

Drive and desire to succeed is important.

Looking ASAP

Open until filled.

Salary starting at 45,000 

Benefits BC/BS, 401k 50% match, paid vacation, sick leave, meals provided, 35% discount on merchandise, free golf and uniform shirts.

Dues paid in AGCSA and GCSAA, dues paid in attending meetings. 

Posted 9/12/21

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Assistant Superintendent – Sunbelt Golf Corporation – Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail @ Grand National

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Grand National is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Superintendent position. The Assistant Superintendent will assist in the management of the golf course, practice facility and clubhouse facilities in order to maintain the highest standards of excellence.

 Qualifications

  • Strong attention to detail, passion for excellence and a positive attitude
  • Knowledge of irrigation, fertilizer application and chemical related applications
  • Knowledge of and experience with operation of turf equipment
  • Certification in pesticide management preferred
  • Must pass pre-employment drug test and be willing to submit to random testing throughout the term of employment.

Additional Information

Location: Opelika/Auburn, AL

Pay Status: Exempt (salary) position commensurate with experience.

Advancement opportunities available based on progress through comprehensive Management Development Program.

Type: Full Time – Entry Level

Required Education: Associate degree (A.A.) in turfgrass management/golf course management or related field is required; four-year degree in horticulture or related field preferred; three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Benefits: Robust benefits package that includes BCBS Medical as well as dental, vision, life, and disability insurance offerings.  Additional benefits include 401k, paid time off and employee discounts.

Please email Resume to:

Jeff Oelmann, CGCS Director of Maintenance

joelmann@rtjgolf.com

Patrick Pierce, Golf Course Superintendent

ppierce@rtjgolf.com

Posted 8/23/21

Assistant In Training – Sunbelt Golf Corporation – Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail @ Grand National

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Grand National is currently accepting applications for an Assistant In Training position. This position will assist with the maintenance of the golf course, practice area, and clubhouse facilities in order to maintain the highest standards of excellence. The AIT will work in an advanced role to help strengthen his/her understanding in agronomics, turfgrass and staff management.

Qualifications

  • Valid driver license required.
  • Certification in Pesticide Management or the ability to work toward acquiring a Pesticide Applicator’s License.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug test and be willing to submit to random testing throughout the term of employment.

Additional Information

Location: Opelika/Auburn, AL

Pay Status: Non-exempt (hourly) position commensurate with experience.

Advancement opportunities available based on progress through comprehensive Management Development Program.

Type: Full Time – Entry Level

Required Education: High School Diploma or equivalent.

Benefits: Robust benefits package that includes BCBS Medical as well as dental, vision, life, and disability insurance offerings.  Additional benefits include 401k, paid time off and employee discounts.

Please email resumes to:

Patrick Pierce, Golf Course Superintendent

ppierce@rtjgolf.com

 About Sunbelt Golf Corporation – Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail @ Grand National

Grand National is a part of Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, which consists of 11 different facilities throughout the state of Alabama. Both the Lake and Links courses at Grand National were ranked #2 & #9 respectively by Golfweek’s “Best Courses You Can Play in Alabama” for 2020.

Grand National has played host to numerous professional and collegiate events, including the 2019 Symetra Tour’s Zimmer Biomet Championship, 2015-2017 PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship, 2000 NCAA Men’s Golf Championship, 1998 LPGA Tournament of Champions, 1997 NIKE Tour Championship and annually hosts the Auburn University Tiger Invitational.

The Facilities at Grand National include 36 holes of championship golf, an 18-hole par 3 course and practice facility. Current playing surfaces consist of Champion Bermudagrass, TifDwarf Bermudagrass and Dominant Plus Bentgrass greens, 419 Bermudagrass Tees, Fairways & Rough. Select tees and fairways are overseeded with perennial ryegrass in the winter. A greens renovation from bentgrass to TifEagle Bermudagrass as well as other course improvements are planned for summer of 2021.

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Assistant Superintendent, Old Overton Club, Birmingham, Alabama

Old Overton Club is looking for a motivated individual to join our golf maintenance team.  We are private club that opened in 1993 and was named “Best New Course of 1994” by Golf Digest magazine.  The course was designed by Tom Fazio and Jerry Pate with a full renovation of greens, tees and bunkers done last summer by Jerry Pate Design.

The duties of the job will include, but not be limited to scheduling of staff, pesticide and fertilizer applications, calibration, weed and disease scouting, irrigation management and repair, safety training, course setup, cultural practices, and special projects.

The requirements include:

2-4 year Turf degree

Must be able to lift 30#

Current pesticide license or ability to procure within 90 days

Valid driver’s license

Previous club experience required

General knowledge of golf

Benefits include:

Local and national dues

401-k

Insurance

Uniforms

PTO

Employee meals

Salary – BOE

Email cover letter and resume to Bruce Hospes, CGCS at bhospes@oldovertonclub.com

Posted 7/9/21

Director of Commercial, Irrigation, & Golf Sales – Jerry Pate Turf & Irrigation

Jerry Pate Turf & Irrigation is searching for an experienced and high-energy Director of Commercial, Irrigation and Golf Sales. The successful candidate will be energetic, well organized, able to effectively manage a team, and able to demonstrate the ability to sell. This Director of Sales position is responsible for managing the overall sales, profitability and customer satisfaction of our Toro and Club Car territories, along with managing their direct reports on a daily basis. This individual will establish a strategy for the businesses and work closely with the outside sales staff and Account Executives, inside sales, and service departments.
Preferred Competencies, Qualifications, and Skills:
• Positive, energetic, creative personality with the experience and desire to get the job done.
• BS in Business or equivalent degree, MBA preferred. Minimum 5 years sales management experience in golf, dealer and or transferable businesses.
• Experience in planning processes, sales and workload planning, expense budget management.
• Possess strong human resource management skills: hiring, retention, motivation, coaching, problem solving, training and termination.
• Possess ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
• Strong leadership and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation, organization, and time- management skills.
• Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook.
Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace. Background and motor vehicle checks will be performed.

E-mail resumes to

spate@jerrypate.com and  bdunn@jerrypate.com

Posted 7/8/21

 

Position: Golf Course Superintendent      

Cumberland Lake Golf Course

2150 Cumberland Lake Drive

Pinson, AL 35126

Contact Name:  John Faler

Web Site Address:           https://cumberlandlakegolf.com/

Phone: 513-604-1512

Email: Email resume to John Faler at cumberlandlakegc@gmail.com

 

Duties:  Typical Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Directs and participates in the construction and maintenance of the golf course grounds including the scheduling and routing of personnel and equipment to accomplish the work. The Golf Course Superintendent frequently inspects the golf course and related areas to evaluate how well management standards are being achieved and to effect changes in management programs.
  • Interviews, hires, train, and supervise a staff of employees for the purpose of maintaining the property. Administers and enforces all rules, regulations and policies for subordinate staff including Golf Course Mechanic, Greenskeepers, Student workers, etc..
  • Acquires equipment and purchases necessary supplies to maintain the golf course. The superintendent is responsible for inventory control and oversees the equipment and irrigation maintenance programs.
  • Plans all maintenance and project work, applying his or her agronomic and administrative expertise to achieve the agreed-upon maintenance standards and long-range goals.
  • Provides technical, operational and safety training for employees to ensure that staff is working within OSHA, state, and federal guidelines for safe working conditions.
  • Supervises and participates in the application and recording of chemical applications (fertilizers and pesticides) on the golf course grounds in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Works closely with, advises, and coordinates with the Golf Course Manager/Shop Staff on any issues related to golf course maintenance.
  • Reports to Golf Course Owner.
  • Monitors expenditures against budget; prepares budget data for review/approval by supervisor/department head.

Requirements:  2–4-year degree in Turfgrass Management or Agronomics preferred

Job Related Skills: Knowledge of management and maintenance of greens, fairways and roughs. Knowledge of use and operating standards of equipment and tools used in golf course construction and maintenance work. Interpersonal skill to resolve conflict and work with supervisors, employees, members and the general public. Knowledge of safe use, mixing and application of chemicals and commercial products. Knowledge of the game of golf, golf rules and methods of play.

Experience: 3-5 years’ experience as a Golf Course Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent.

Licenses/Certification: Alabama driver’s license; Possession of or ability to obtain commercial pesticide applicators license.

Salary Range:     DOE

Benefits:              Same as above

Date Available:  7/8/21

 

Net Connection LLC. is hiring.

Net Connection is a stable growing company that has been in business for 22 years. We are a specialty construction company based in Trussville, Alabama with a concentration in the design and installation of custom netting systems throughout Alabama, the southeast and the U.S. We service the golf, athletic and industrial/environmental industries.  We are looking for individuals who desire a long term career and who want to be part of a great team.  Any type of construction experience, golf course maintenance / management experience, or sports field construction experience is preferred. We offer a great benefits package that includes health insurance, matching retirement plan, annual raises and much more. Our work takes us throughout the U.S. and in some cases overseas, so travel is a requirement. All work related travel, lodging and per diem is paid for and provided by Net Connection. A current CDL license, equipment training (aerial devices, skid steer, track machines, etc.) and construction experience is preferred but not required.

Interested applicants can contact our office at 205-508-5902.

Posted 3/18/21

 

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