Job Description: Senior Assistant Superintendent

Company: Briars Golf Club
Location: Jackson's Point, Ontario
Job Category: Assistant Superintendent
Job Type: Full time
Salary: $60, 000 to $65,000 - Annually

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Senior Assistant Superintendent

The Briars Golf Club

Founded in 1922, this Stanley Thompson/Robbie Robinson co-design celebrated its 100th anniversary in
2022. The Briars is a private golf club located just 1 hour from downtown Toronto on the southern
shores of Lake Simcoe. The lakeside layout features majestic pines and sloped greens and has a
reputation as one of the top courses in the area. The membership recently approved multiple capital
projects including new maintenance and practice facilities. Additional improvements to tee surfaces and
fairway drainage are planned for 2023.

Position Description:

The Briars Golf Club is seeking a passionate full time Assistant Superintendent. The selected candidate
reports directly to the Superintendent while supervising and training other staff members. The applicant
will need to be focused and detail-oriented with strong leadership skills and a team-centred mentality.
The Senior Assistant will be given the opportunity to grow in all aspects of the operation (human
resources, budgeting, planning and participation in Greens Committee meetings).

Key Responsibilities

  • Daily collaboration with the Golf Course Superintendent
  • Planning and supervising all areas of golf course maintenance and winter operations (including fertilizer and chemical applications)
  • Active participation in the operation/maintenance/scheduling of irrigation and drainage systems
  • Daily record keeping in areas of Agronomics, IPM, Payroll, and Water Records
  • Lead crew in the absence of the Golf Course Superintendent and on designated weekend
  • Create a positive team-oriented working environment to promote and maintain a high degree of efficiency, morale, and quality


  • Degree or Diploma in Turfgrass related field, or active student graduating in spring 2023
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in the golf course turf management industry
  • Experience with chemical and fertilizer applications (calibration, rate calculations, mixing)
  • Experience in safe operation of all golf course maintenance equipment
  • Familiarity with irrigation practices, auditing, and repair (experience with Rainbird an asset)
  • Passionate with a desire to advance in the industry

• Motivated and organized, with exceptional leadership skills
• Ability to lead and motivate staff, playing an integral part in our leadership team
• Possess or ability to obtain:

  • Ontario Landscape Exterminator License
  • PM Agent Certification
  • Chainsaw Certification (asset but not required)


  • Salary $60-$65k (based on experience)
  • Yearly bonus potential (based on member gratuities)
  • Full medical and dental benefits
  • 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Monthly cellphone allowance
  • Association dues & educational opportunities (conferences, seminars, golf tournaments)
  • Complimentary meals during golf season
  • Personal laptop
  • Golf Privileges

Resume Submission Deadline: December 18, 2022

Contact Information
Name: Mark Patterson
Position: Golf Course Superintendent
Name of Company: The Briars Golf Club
Address: 127 Hedge Road
City: Jackson's Point
Province: Ontario
Country: Canada
Postal Code: L0E 1R0
Telephone: (905) 537 1999