Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

March 15, 2021 10:39 AM | Anonymous

The City of Gatlinburg Golf Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent position, Grade 8.  Upon, a conditional offer of employment, the candidate must successfully pass a background, physical examination by a licensed physician and successfully pass a drug screen.


This is difficult technical work involving the supervision of the City owned Golf Course and coordination of a variety of activities associated with the preparation and maintenance of the golf course and related facilities.


Activities associated with the job include supervising and participating in the preparation and maintenance of the golf course and related facilities, coordinating fertility, weed, insect and disease control programs, and supervising and participating in the maintenance of golf course grounds, fairways, tees, greens and irrigation and watering systems. The ability to effectively supervise and direct the activities of staff and ensure that they follow daily instructions and established policies and procedures.


Graduation from an accredited two or four year college or university with a Degree in turf management, agronomy or related field, or Turfgrass Management Certification or related certification; considerable knowledge and experience in performing lawn maintenance and/or landscaping duties; considerable knowledge of landscape design, plant material selection and related practices; considerable experience performing light maintenance activities including painting, carpentry and building maintenance; ability to effectively supervise and direct the activities of assigned staff.


  • Possession of a valid Tennessee Driver’s license and the ability to be insured at standard vehicle liability rates.
  • Possession of a valid commercial pesticide applicator license or ability to obtain it within 6 months of employment.


The current starting pay for an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent is $37,648.00.

The City currently provides the following 100% City-paid employee benefits: Medical insurance, dental insurance, $20,000 life insurance policy, long-term, disability insurance, longevity pay, vacation leave, sick leave, 11 paid holidays, and bereavement leave.

Complete and return the application, position is open until March 29, 2021. You may mail to City of Gatlinburg PO Box 5 Gatlinburg, Tn 37738, drop off at City Hall or email it to

Resumes may be included as a supplement to the application but NOT as a substitute. For some jobs, copies of diplomas, transcripts, or certifications may be required. The need for this documentation will be specified in the job announcement or as supplemental materials in the application.

Additional information may be obtained by calling Human Resources at (865) 436-1414 or the Golf Department at (865) 453-3912.

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