Barton Hills Country Club is a premier private golf club located in Ann Arbor, Mi. It is a classical Donald Ross design golf facility and the club is celebrating its centennial in 2019. A major golf course renovation converting the greens to Pure Distinction bentgrass was completed in the Fall of 2017. Barton Hills is a very active club with a highly discriminating membership, with a emphasis on fine details and elevated course conditioning.
The assistant in training position is a developmental position for those individuals aspiring to become effective Assistant Golf Course Superintendents whom have already procured a degree in a related field or have acquired a comparable amount of experience and are looking to advance in the vocation. The assistant in training performs a myriad of daily tasks pertaining to the upkeep and care of the golf course playing areas, clubhouse grounds, course hardscape structures, and cart paths. Additionally they will complete special tasks that are normally assigned to assistant golf course superintendents such as applying fertilizers and chemicals, and course set up. Under the supervision of the management team they are to provide the golf course in the form and function accustomed by the membership as described in the adopted course standards document.
- must have or acquire a State of Michigan applicator's license in the categories of the Core, 3A, 3B, and 5 within 30 days of start date
- Calibrating and applying fertilizers and chemicals under the directions of Assistant Golf Course Superintendents and Head Golf Course Superintendent
- Complete required record keeping of all applications required by local, state, and federal laws
- Plan and complete special projects as directed and supervised by the Assistant Golf Course Superintendents and Head Golf Course Superintendent
- Monitor and apply correct amounts of water via hand watering or irrigation system of all course playing areas
- Complete walk mowing of greens, tees, and approaches
- Complete push mowing of selected rough sites, bunker faces, and clubhouse grounds
- Complete daily bunker maintenance using mechanical and hand rakes
- Complete daily course set up duties such as cutting cups, correct tee marker placement; trash removal, blowing playing surfaces, and trash collection
- Operates select machinery in the proper and safe manner to mow appropriate areas such as fairways, roughs, and bunker faces
- Operate heavy equipment such as tractors, backhoes, skid steers, trenchers, mowers, etc. after appropriate training
- Golfing privileges
- Medical benefits as required by law