Groundsworker 3 (Second Assistant Position)

May 18, 2017 6:49 AM | Anonymous

The Bear Trace at Harrison Bay State Park
Harrison, Tennessee

Course Information:  The Bear Trace at Harrison Bay is located just outside of Chattanooga, Tennessee within Harrison Bay State Park.  The golf course is owned and operated by The State of Tennessee through the Department of Environment and Conservation.  The golf course has 18 holes with Champion ultradwarf bermudagrass greens and Tifway 419 tees, fairways, and roughs.  The Bear Trace at Harrison Bay is widely recognized as a leader in environmental sustainability and has received numerous national and international awards and certifications for it environmental programs.

Duties:  The Groundsworker 3 position, better classified as a Second Assistant, will be responsible for working with the Golf Course Superintendent and First Assistant Golf Course Superintendent involving all aspects of golf course operations.

  • Assist upper management in all agronomic and maintenance aspects of the golf course
  • Supervise and work along side of fellow agronomy staff members
  • Assist and supervise chemical and fertilizer applications
  • Maintain and repair irrigation and drainage systems of the golf course
  • Maintain accurate record
  • And more

Compensation including salary and benefits can be viewed at

Minimum requirements:
Experience equivalent to four years of increasingly responsible and skilled full-time labor and trades work including, at least, three years of grounds maintenance work.  Valid drivers license and at least 18 years of age.

How to apply:
Persons interested in applying for this position must fill out the State of Tennessee online application form which can be located at

Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59 PM on 5/30/17.

Please send any questions regarding this job opportunity to Paul L Carter, CGCS at

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

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