Job Post – St. Louis CC – Spray Tech / 2nd Assistant

St. Louis Country Club

Golf Course Spray Technician / Second Assistant

St. Louis Country Club is looking for an experienced spray technician to handle the fertilizer and pesticide applications on our 100+ year old golf course. The course was re-grassed in 2008 and consists of bentgrass greens and fairways, zoysia tees and bunker banks, bluegrass roughs and fine fescue native areas. The Technician / Second Assistant will work closely with the superintendent and assistant superintendent to carefully apply products needed to maintain and improve the course turf and landscapes. They will be expected to help further the clubs effort to be cost efficient and good environmental stewards, while striving to always improve the course for the members and their guest.

Essential Duties:

  • Be the primary pesticide and fertilizer applicator for the golf course.
    ¨ Reads, understands and keeps current up-to-date labels and material safety data sheets (MSDS).
    ¨ Responsible for ensuring the safety and direction of chemical/fertilizer handlers and/or helpers.
    ¨ Maintains log of required restricted use pesticide applications
    ¨ Keeps up-to-date in knowledge of chemicals/fertilizers that are that are available and/or being applied.
    ¨ Ensures proper calibration and use of all spraying/fertilizing equipment from hand held spot sprayer to our newest high tech GPS sprayer.

¨ Performs routine maintenance and organization of all spraying and spreader equipment and storage areas.
¨ Assists maintenance staff normal golf course preparation or projects when not making applications.

Requirements:

 2 year college Turf, Horticulture or Plant Science degree

Valid MO Pesticide Applicator's License, category 3.

1 year golf course Spray Technician experience

2 years general golf course experience preferred.

Benefits:

Competitive wage based on qualifications

Health, dental, vision, life insurance

Matching 401(k) program

Local and National educational events

Vacation and sick time

Application:

Qualified candidates please include cover letter, resume, and references for consideration.

Send To:

Tim Burch

400 Barnes Rd

Ladue MO 63124

or

tim.burch@stlouiscountryclub.org