Superintendent of Athletic Grounds

Educational Requirements:
2 or 4 year degree in Turfgrass Management or related fields.
Possess a PA Pesticide Application License or the ability obtain a License within 60 days.

Experience Requirements:
Looking for a motivated assistant who can take on the challenge, of the superintendent role. Looking for a hard working individual who can thrive in a fast-paced environment with freedom, mobility, and opportunities for change and quick growth.

Special Requirements:
Superintendent position is for St Martins Athletic Grounds. This includes 21 grass tennis courts on 4 acres of Bent/Poa and 9 hydro clay tennis courts. In the winter we maintain 4 paddle tennis courts.

Any experience with golf course is favorable as the Athletic Grounds Superintendent works alongside the Golf Course Superintendent in maintaining the golf course.

A working knowledge of warm season grasses is also a plus as the fairways are Zoysia grass.

Should have a positive attitude and be responsible by nature while exuding a friendly demeanor with a willingness to exceed member expectations.
Should have experience with budgeting, running a crew, overseeing a variety of projects, and flexibility within the role of superintendent.
Should demonstrate excellent communication skills both verbally and written.

Ability to analyze and solve problems; efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision.
Should have knowledge of monitoring and repairing irrigation system.

Philadelphia Cricket Club provides the ultimate work experience in a fast-paced environment with a large membership network of 1,600 members that prides itself on moving the turf staff on to their own superintendent jobs. PCC recently had the pleasure of helping its fifth superintendent in the past 2 years get their own superintendent position. It is a club that provides an accelerated and diverse learning experience as well as an expansive network and networking opportunities to aid in career advancement.

Also visit the Philadelphia Cricket Club Grounds blog at www.philacricketgm.blogspot.com for more information about the facility and job description.

Candidates should send resumes to St. Martins Superintendent Jordan Caplan @ Jcaplan@philacricket.com

To apply for this job email your details to Jcaplan@philacricket.com