Now Hiring!

The Glencoe Golf Club is now hiring for the season. Applicants must be energetic, hard-working, dependable, and enjoy working within a team-oriented environment with the common goal of making the Glencoe Golf Club the most successful public golf course on the north shore. Love for the game of golf is a plus!

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Part Time/Seasonal Positions

Golf Shop Assistants  

Responsibilities include opening/closing the golf shop and clubhouse facilities, checking-in golfers, taking tee time reservations over the phone, maintaining a neat and organized golf shop, and communicating with outside service staff. Must have basic computer skills as much of this job is performed utilizing the point of sales system. Maintain a professional appearance and offer a high level of customer service at all times.


Starter/Ranger

Responsibilities include greeting golfers with a fun and outgoing personality on the first tee, checking receipts for payment, and taking basic golfer information. Oversee starting times and pair up golfers into groups as well as informing golfers on basic course rules and Pace of Play policy. Starters work with rangers to monitor Pace of Play policy as posted near first tee and in golf carts. Intervenes when necessary to improve Pace of Play. Checks in with golfers to monitor and, if necessary, attend to any issues ensuring a positive customer experience for all.


Outside Service Attendant

Responsible for managing a cart fleet consisting of 65 electric Yamaha golf carts.  Clean, park, and stage golf carts for play in the morning and maintain an adequate amount of golf carts throughout the business day. Clean/wash golf carts after use and plug in golf carts for charging. Responsibilities also include maintaining a neat and organized driving range and tee line area. Pick up balls on driving range when necessary using the range picker. Wash and restock range balls in ball machine when necessary.


Compensation/Benefits/Work Requirements: Required to work early/late hours including weekdays, weekends, and holidays as required by the nature of the business. Must be available to work at least 21 hours per week. All positions offer competitive hourly wages, staff uniforms, practice range and green fee privileges (with restrictions) and discounts on golf shop/restaurant purchases.


Application Instructions: Please complete the employment application below. Return the application via email to employment@glencoegolfclub.com or mail to: 621 Westley Road, Glencoe, IL 60022. Persons requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act are asked to contact the Village Manager’s Office at (847) 835-4114. The Village of Glencoe is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Full Time Positions

Assistant Golf Superintendent

Required Qualifications

Education and Experience 

  • Two-year degree in Turfgrass Management or related field
  • Three years of experience in turfgrass management and daily golf course operations, in a supervisory role
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Illinois pesticide applicator license
  • Spanish speaker preferred but not required
  • Capital experience with irrigation and drainage projects; landscape and hardscape project experience a plus
  • Ability to train/supervise/schedule a crew of up to 15 in a safe and efficient manner
  • Mechanical ability
  • A desire to advance within the turfgrass industry
  • Valid driver’s license

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in personnel management, including evaluation and discipline of employees
  • Calibrate and perform applications of pesticides, fertilizers and seed, including the proper documentation of all applications and the safe handling and storage of all pesticides and fertilizers
  • Supervise and participate in the set up and monitoring of irrigation system, pump station and all related duties
  • Scout course conditions using IPM techniques
  • Provide input on projects; budgets; staff development, employee evaluations, discipline and termination issues, wage increases and hiring of employees
  • Assist mechanic as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Promote safe working practices and ensure employees follow established safety regulations, policies and procedures; take corrective action when necessary to ensure compliance with safety regulations, policies and procedures

Interpersonal and Communication

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to train, supervise and schedule a crew of up to 15 employees in a safe and efficient manner
  • Maintain strong working relationship with Public Works staff

Functional Knowledge

  • Capital experience with irrigation and drainage projects; landscape and hardscape project experience a plus
  • Mechanical ability to assist with equipment in the off-season
  • Cool season turf grass experience with poa annua and bent grass varieties
  • Ability to manage the course and grounds in the absence of the Superintendent
  • Strong attention to detail, passion for excellence, professional demeanor and a great attitude

Physical Requirements and Work Environment 

  • Constant lifting and/or moving up to 65 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds
  • Frequent walking and standing (sometimes on uneven surfaces), talking, listening, and operating computer (with or without reasonable accommodation)
  • Walking, grasping, lifting and carrying objects; reaching, operating hand controls and small tools, operating foot controls (such as driving a light-duty vehicle)
  • Work time is performed outdoors in all weather conditions and in a variety of environmental conditions, including (but not limited to) heat, cold, humidity, wind, rain, snow, dust and conditions normally associated with working outdoors and using hand tools and power equipment
  • The position is required to work extended shifts to meet the Golf Club’s operational/business demands; shifts include required daytime hours, evening hours, weekends and holidays
  • Strong emphasis on workplace safety

Salary

Salary range is $45,000 to $54,000 per year, depending on qualifications. This position is designated as full time year-round. Excellent benefits include group health, dental and life insurance; IMRF pension; paid time off; uniforms; golf industry professional association dues and golf privileges. Optional Section 125 flexible spending accounts, deferred compensation 457 and Roth IRA programs and vision insurance is available.

How to Apply

Please e-mail cover letter, resume and application to stellan@glencoegolfclub.com and reference Job ID 19-11 Assistant Superintendent (Golf) in the subject line of the e-mail, or return completed application to Glencoe Golf Club, Glencoe, Illinois, 60022. The position will remain open until filled; resumes will be reviewed as received. Persons requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act are asked to contact the Village Manager’s Office at (847) 835-4114. The Village of Glencoe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements for employment: All new hires must complete pre-employment requirements including criminal background check and drug-screening. Must be at least 17 years old with a valid driver’s license. Exceptional customer service skills are mandatory; basic knowledge of the game of golf is preferred. Position will require approximately 21 hours of work per week including weekdays, weekends, and holidays.

Employment Application

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Village of Glencoe. It is the policy and practice of the Village to hire, promote and compensate employees, and to administer all employment practices in accordance with applicable law, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, religious affiliation, veteran status, national origin, disability or any other protected category. 

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