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SEEKING: Assistant Course Superintendent – Royal Sydney Golf Club

Nov 3, 2017   //   by Mathilda   //   Golf Jobs  //  No Comments

About RSGC

The Royal Sydney Golf Club, founded in 1893, is one of Australia’s most prominent social and sporting institutions. Our staff are professional and recognised for their skill and talent. We all work together to progress the Club and to protect its traditions; we aim for excellence, to lead and support each other, and to enjoy the experience.

What will I be doing?

Under the supervision of the recently appointed Course Superintendent Adam Marchant, the Assistant Course Superintendent directs and participates in the operation, management and maintenance of the 18 hole Championship Course, 9 hole Centenary Course, tennis courts, bowling greens, croquet lawns and horticulture.

The key tasks include:

  • Assisting and collaborating with the Course Superintendent in the planning and management of all works
  • Co-ordinating and directing the maintenance, renovation and reconstruction of all areas of the golf courses, tennis, lawn bowls and croquet and Horticulture
  • Day to day management of all playing surfaces and surrounds
  • Allocating tasks to direct reports to ensure project goals, as set by the Course Superintendent are achieved to a high standard
  • As directed by the Course Superintendent, implementing all major sporting areas and grounds projects according to Course Architect’s, consultant or Committee/management design
  • Ensuring required machinery training is undertaken by all reports before allocation of tasks
  • Preparing and presenting detailed presentations for Committee Meetings
  • Assisting with the development of staff
  • Supervising and training direct reports to ensure duties are carried out safely, to a high standard and in an efficient manner
  • Ensuring record keeping as required is kept up to date
  • Ensuring E-Par EMS and other Sportsturf management programs are followed
  • Potentially serve in the Course Superintendent’s capacity during their absenceThis is a full-time position and weekend work is required as well as during the week.

What does the Club need from me?

  • Certificate IV in Turf Management or higher
  • Previous experience as an Assistant Course Superintendent or Course Superintendent
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession
  • Chemcert Certification
  • Irrigation experience (Desirable)
  • Manual drivers licence (Desirable)


  • Attractive salary
  • Access to training and development
  • Daily staff meals
  • Access to sporting facilities
  • Discounts on wine, sporting goods

How do I apply?

If you are interested in the role and would like to join our team, please click Apply.

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