Spray Technician

May 10, 2017 8:16 AM | Anonymous

Position: Spray Technician

Location: Gaylord Springs Golf Links - Nashville, TN

Availability: Immediately

Compensation: Competitive with overtime. Will be discussed during interview process


Job Overview:  Gaylord Springs Golf Links is a resort course located in Nashville, TN. The course is a Scottish links-style and is considered an attraction of the Opryland Hotel and Convention center. Gaylord Springs was host to a Champions Tour event for 10 years and is rated as one of the top public courses in Tennessee. Gaylord Springs Golf Links is currently seeking a Spray Technician to make all chemical and fertilizer applications. This individual will work and communicate closely with the Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents on a daily basis. This is a full time position and overtime hours should be expected.


Requirements:  Prefer 2-4 year degree in Turf Management or related field, however will consider an individual who is self-motivated with a willingness to learn and has dedicated 2+ years’ experience with golf course maintenance work.  Previous spray tech experience is a plus. Ability to read and understand chemical labels as well adhere to all label and facility safety measures.  Have the ability to drive golf course maintenance equipment, including tractors, and the ability to lift, move, and carry objects up to 50lbs. Must want to be part of a team environment, willing to show up to work each day ready to learn and contribute to the mission of providing an enjoyable experience for our members and golfing guests. 


Benefits Include:

  • Medical, dental, vision coverage
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • 401(k) plus employer contribution
  • Meals Provided
  • Uniforms provided
  • Paid GCSAA and local chapter dues
  • Golf Privileges
  • Opryland Hotel and Attractions discounts
  • Marriott Hotels and Properties discounts

The Spray Technician should expect the following duties:


  • Work with Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents to develop and implement nutrition and pesticide programs. 
  • Inspect, calibrate and ensure application equipment is functioning properly. 
  • Apply granular fertilizers and pesticides to turfgrass (greens, tees, fairways, roughs, common areas, etc.) and ornamentals using various equipment including manual push spreaders and tractor driven spreaders.
  • Apply liquid fertilizers and pesticides to turfgrass (greens, tees, fairways, roughs, common areas, etc.) and ornamentals using various equipment including hand-held sprayers and ride-on sprayers.
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date application records.
  • Keep fertilizer and pesticide storage areas clean, organized and safe.
  • Work with Golf Course Superintendent to manage inventory of fertilizer and pesticides.
  • Serve as team leader during various projects.
  • The Application Technician should expect to periodically perform other duties associated with golf course and grounds maintenance.


Application Instruction:


Apply online at: https://marriott.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=17000STB&tz=GMT-05%3A00

Or go to Marriott Careers and search Marriott Jobs. In the Job code box enter 17000STB


Contact:  Chris Young- Golf Course Superintendent with questions @ chris.young@gaylordhotels or (931) 205-1326

Tennessee Golf Course Superintendents Association | 400 Franklin Road, Franklin, TN 37069
Phone: (615) 928-7001 | info@tgcsa.net

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