Assistant Superintendent (park/rec Specialist I)

Lorton, Virginia
$49,526.46 - $82,543.97 Annually
Jun 03, 2023
Jun 17, 2023
Full Time
Job Announcement

This job opportunity is being re-announced. Applicants who previously applied for this job do not need to re-apply.
Laurel Hill Golf Club is searching for an Assistant Superintendent that is highly motivated and has goals and aspirations of becoming a Golf Course Superintendent in the future. We are looking for an individual that is a strong communicator/listener that will help drive our maintenance team in providing championship course conditioning day in and day out. Our team needs someone that is not afraid to ask questions and interject when they have an opportunity to help improve operations. At Laurel Hill, we understand that it is our responsibility to train, elevate, and promote all team members with the end goal of moving them on to bigger and better opportunities. Works hand in hand with the Golf Course Superintendent planning and executing crew scheduling and management. Applies plant protectants, pesticides, hand watering, surveying irrigation needs, record keeping, project management, team training and performs many other various tasks that are pertinent to delivering high level golf course conditioning.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: (Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for “Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to”)
Graduation from an accredited two-year college or university with an associate degree in recreation, park management, therapeutic recreation, or a closely related field; plus two years of related experience in recreation center, park, athletic field, golf course operations, or community-based program coordination or a related field, as applicable to the position.

  • Minimum 1 year experience in a management role
  • Desire to come to a property to make an impact, take pride in your work, and the work of the team
  • Must have a strong attention to details to enhance the quality of the golf course and to hold the team to the same standards
  • Desire to grow as a turf grass manager in order to advance in their career towards being a superintendent.
  • Ability to lead the team in the absence of the superintendent
  • Familiar with Rain Bird Irrigation
  • Ability to train team members in all aspects on the golf course

  • Driver's license (required)
  • Certified Fertilizer Applicator License (required)
  • Commercial Pesticide Applicator’s License (required within 3 months)
  • Registered Technician Certification (1 year of experience)

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, child protective services registry check, and driver's record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Ability to wear respiratory and other safety equipment. Ability to lift 30 pounds and stand for extended periods of time. Ability to climb on and off various types of golf course equipment. Ability to use hand and food controls for extended periods of time. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.


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