Turning Stone Resort Casino
Job Code
Travel Involved
Golf, Tennis & Recreation
Employment Status

2nd Assistant Golf Superintendent

Job Description

Turning Stone Resort Casino offers 72 holes of golf, with a trio of 18-hole championship courses that have earned the resort recognition as one of the northeast’s premier golf destinations. With multiple awards and world recognition, launch your grounds keeping and golf operations career at the most prestigious course in Central NY!


Job Duties:

  • Under direction of the Assistant Superintendent, leads a crew of greenskeepers in the daily maintenance of greens, fairways and surrounding grounds of assigned golf course.
  • Leads maintenance crew in performing chemical and fertilizer applications, equipment operations, irrigation system maintenance, mowing, hand watering and course set-up.
  • Coordinates daily assignments in conjunction with the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent.
  • Ensures that all crewmembers are fully trained; instructs in proper equipment use and work methods to ensure safety standards are met.
  • Oversees the completion of work assignments by crewmembers and assists with field decisions regarding job procedures, work standards, and machinery use.
  • Supervises special projects and labor crews.
  • Inspects assigned areas of the golf course to ensure that conditioning standards are being met.
  • Assists in the planning of all maintenance and project work.
  • Reports golf course conditions and all disciplinary problems to the golf course superintendent or assistant golf course superintendent.
  • Opens the maintenance shop and runs operations in the absence of the golf course superintendent and assistant golf course superintendent.
  • Assists with snow removal during off-season.

Job Requirements

  • Turf certificate or associate’s degree in turf management, agronomy or related field preferred.
  • 2-3 years greenskeeping experience or recent graduate of a turfgrass management program (certificate or degree).
  • Working knowledge of golf course construction principles, practices and methods, and a thorough understanding of the rules and strategies of the game of golf.
  • Knowledge of current federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting the management of golf course operations.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a state pesticide license within 3 months of employment.
  • Valid New York State driver’s license (or ability to obtain one upon establishing residency).


Position Physical Requirements:


  • Repetitive motion of hands, wrists and fingers for constant pushing, pulling, fingering and grasping in the use of tools and equipment.
  • Must be able to frequently bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and reach.
  • Must have close visual acuity in order to inspect, operate and repair equipment.
  • Must be able to work outdoors under conditions ranging from extreme hot to extreme cold.
  • Subject to noise and electrical, mechanical, chemical and explosive hazards.
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 75 lbs and frequently up to 50 lbs using proper lifting techniques.


Employment with Oneida Nation Enterprises, LLC is contingent on passing a mandatory hair-sample drug test and a background investigation. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified American Indians are encouraged to apply.