Tuesday, March 5, 2024

McCann Memorial Golf Course: Superintendent/Assistant

McCann-Caven Golf courses is looking for a highly motivated individual to operate the College Hill location under the guidance of the superintendent. College Hill opened in 1933 and is a nine-hole golf course designed by William F. Mitchell located in the city of Poughkeepsie. Currently, the McCann GC superintendent operates McCann GC and overseas operations at College Hill GC. This is a great opportunity for an individual in the golf course industry who is looking to take on more responsibility while developing skills with guidance to become a superintendent.

Educational Requirements: Degree in Turf Management or related field preferred

Experience Requirements: 

Past experience at a golf course, must have chemical applicator experience, able to obtain NYS applicator license, familiar with irrigation, pump house and central control.

Salary: $65,000 plus per year depending on experience

Job Benefits: competitive salary plus bonus, paid vacation/sick/holiday, cellphone, uniform, health insurance available, golf privileges, license expenses, educational expenses and association dues provided.

Resume Deadline: Until Filled

Date Available:  Immediately

Resume: Please email to chris@mccanngolfcourse.com

College Hill: 149 North Clinton St., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

McCann GC: 155 Wilbur Blvd., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

Contact: Chris Kemble

Telephone: 845-489-8062

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Southern Dutchess Country Club: Golf Course Superintendent


Club: Southern Dutchess Country Club, 1209 North Ave. Beacon N.Y. 12508 

Southern Dutchess Country Club is private 9-hole golf course, 6100-yard, located in Beacon, NY.  The course opened in 1902. 

We are looking for a golf course superintendent.  This position would be ideal for an assistant with a least 3 years golf course experience and is looking to move into a leadership role.  Must have strong operational management skills, experience with budgets, and attention to detail in all aspects of the ground maintenance.

Requirements: Turf degree preferred.  Applicant must have a New York State Pesticide License.   

Salary: $60,000 to $70,000 per year depending on previous experience.

Resume: Please email to clubmgr@southerndutchesscc.com

Contact: Barry Winter 914-474-8380

Availability: Immediately

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Davey Tree Expert Co: Golf and Commercial Specialist Sales Representative


The Davey Tree Expert Company

Golf and Commercial Specialist Sales Representative

Elmsford, NY, US, 10523

Additional Locations: Westchester County

Primary Locations: NY, Elmsford, 55 Valley Avenue, 10523 

Requisition ID: 193576

Compensation Data

Salary: $80,000 - $120,000 annually (Depending on experience)


Position Overview

Golf and Commercial Specialist Sales Representative

We are currently looking to add a dynamic Lawn and Golf Sales Representative to our passionate team of tree care professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!

Job Duties

What You’ll Do:

Golf And Commercial

  • Maintain Current and build new relationships within the Golf, Higher education and Commercial industries while promoting and providing estimates for Arboriculture services based on their needs in Westchester County.
  • Work Directly with the District Manager to help provide directions where our services can help preserve, safeguard, and beautify these places of Relaxation, Education and Business.
  • Provide Plant health care programs to courses to help them preserve and protect their valuable Landscapes.
  • Provide Tree surgery estimates addressing the facilities needs while recommending sound arboriculture practices that ensures tree preservation.
  • Work closely with the local Davey business developer to bring innovative and diversified Davey services that provide beneficial information to clientele.
  • Set up and provide supervision to Crews assigned to your clients.


What We’re Looking For:

  • Love of the outdoors
  • Required: Valid driver’s license
  • Regional plant and horticulture knowledge
  • Good people skills; self-motivated; computer proficient and organized.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced with tree care, hazard tree evaluation, integrated pest management and industry approved tree care practices.
  • Needs to be Obtained: Relevant pesticide, ISA Certified Arborist ® and related licenses and certificates.

Additional Information

What We Offer: * 

  • Paid time off and paid holidays 
  • Opportunities for advancement 
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided. 
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match 
  • Employee-owned company & discounted stock purchase options 
  • Group Health Plan 
  • Employee referral bonus program 
  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas 
  • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers 
  • Scholarship Program for Children of Employees 
  • Charitable matching gift program 

*all listed benefits available to eligible employees  

Company Overview

Invest in your future.  Join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation!  Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchange of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.  

We are currently looking to add a dynamic Golf and Commercial Specialist Sales Representative to our passionate team of tree care professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day! 

Divisional Overview

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.

 The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other, and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit Davey.com


If you need assistance at any time, please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com

Employment Type: 

Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City
Job Segment: Sales Rep, Housekeeping, Entry Level Sales, Horticulture, Sales, Hospitality, Agriculture

Monday, February 5, 2024

New York Golf Course Foundation: Executive Director


The New York Golf Course Foundation (NYGCF) is a nonprofit established in 2018 to promote sustainable golf management efforts in New York State with an emphasis on protecting water quality.  This nonprofit grew out of the New York State Best Management Practices (BMPs) project, which began in 2012 and established the New York State Golf Best Management Practices (BMPs).  Operating via donations from clubs, golf associations and state grants, the foundation works together with Cornell University, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, and lawmakers to create educational programs, fund research and promote golf’s commitment to the environment.


The New York Golf Course Foundation (NYGCF) seeks an Executive Director (ED) to lead our growing non-profit organization dedicated to promoting sustainable golf course management and protecting water quality across New York State.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will be responsible for overseeing all operations, finances, fundraising, marketing, and strategic growth of NYGCF.  The ED will build partnerships, enhance our public image and execute projects fulfilling our mission of environmental stewardship through golf.

We are looking for an innovative and driven leader to optimize non-for-profit performance.  The ED will expand our reach, improve financial results and administer our mission-focused programs.  The ideal candidate has not-for-profit management expertise, business acumen, strong communication abilities and a passion for our cause.


- Work closely with the Board on governance, policy, fundraising, and visibility 

- Lead strategic planning and implementation

- Oversee annual budgeting and financial management 

- Serve as primary spokesperson and relationship builder with stakeholders

- Fundraise and develop new revenue streams

- Oversee marketing, communications, and public relations


- Knowledge in Golf Course Management

- Experience in Association Board governance

- Budgeting, analysis, and financial reporting skills

- Ability to convey vision, strategy, and organizational mission

- Relationship building entrepreneur with drive and strong work ethic


- Compensation is currently at $20,000 per annum

- Time commitment can vary but averages 10 hours per week

- Ample room for growth of salary through fundraising and new revenue streams

Apply to:

- Blake Halderman, Immediate Past President

- Please submit a resume and cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications for this position.

- Resume and cover letter should be emailed to Halderman4@gmail.com   by February 29, 2024

Friday, January 26, 2024

Grassland Equipment & Irrigation: Commercial Equipment Territory Manager


Grassland Equipment & Irrigation, a full line Toro distributor and Ventrac dealer has an immediate opening for a Commercial Equipment Territory Manager.  We are seeking a self-motivated candidate that is computer proficient and has strong account management and relationship building skills.  This individual will be responsible for maintaining and forging new sales relationships with golf and non-golf accounts in the Hudson Valley New York area.  Experience with the operation and maintenance of turf equipment with knowledge of turf and/or sports field management is preferred.  Territory managers are required to live within their area of responsibility.

Take this opportunity and regain a healthy work life balance.  You will be joining an award-winning team that is in place to support your success.  Grassland offers a generous commission-based compensation program with a weekly draw against anticipated earnings.  Plus, an additional commission payout based on yearend sales (no cap).   Benefits include a company vehicle, shared health insurance, 401k plan and company profit sharing.  Grassland is a drug free workplace (in accordance with current New York State law), and all job offers are contingent upon a background check and drug test.  Come join our team that has an average tenure of 20 years as we celebrate 62 Years in the turf business!  

Submit your resume or questions to cpogge@grasslandcorp.com .

Educational Requirements:  None required.  Work experience preferred.

Experience Requirements:  2 year minimum of experience as an Assistant Superintendent / Superintendent of a golf course, or currently a Salesperson in the turf industry, or have at least 2 years of Sports fields and grounds turf management experience.

Special Requirements:  Must have a clean driving license, able to haul an equipment trailer and occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.  

Job Benefits:  Company Vehicle, Company phone, 401K Plan, Shared Health Insurance, Profit Sharing Plan, Paid Vacation time, Compensation program with no cap.

Salary:  Commission based $80,000 - $125,000+ per year (no cap)

Overtime: No