Summer 2018 Turf Intern Program

We're looking for a Summer 2018 Turf Intern Program candidate.

Bloomfield Hills, MI

Oakland Hills Country Club

Founded in 1916, Oakland Hills Country Club has, and will continue to play a significant role in the history of golf in the United States. Walter Hagen, five time PGA Champion, was the club's first head professional. The South Course has played host to 16 Major Championships including: six U.S. Opens; two U.S. Senior Opens; U.S. Women’s Amateur; U.S. Men’s Amateur; Western Open; the Carling World Open; the 35th Ryder Cup in 2004; and three PGA Championships -- including the 90th PGA Championship in 2008. Some of the greatest players ever to play the game including Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, and Ben Hogan have competed and won on the famed South Course, also known as "The Monster". The membership is proud of the heritage of their club and consider themselves stewards of a national golf treasure. https://www.oaklandhillscc.com/Home.aspx

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Internship

$13 per hour

Overview: Course Description:<br /> <ul> <li>&nbsp;Top 20 Course&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>&nbsp;Host of 9 major championships</li> <li>&nbsp;36 holes &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>&nbsp;$2.4 million budget</li> <li>&nbsp;Staff of ~55&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>&nbsp;Bent/Poa Greens, Tees &amp; Fairways</li> <li>&nbsp;40,000 rounds&nbsp; &nbsp;</li> </ul> Housing: &nbsp;<br /> <ul> <li>Provided on-site, free of charge &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</li> </ul> Benefits:<br /> <ul> <li>$13 per hour- Average 50-70&nbsp; hours/week</li> <li>&nbsp;Time and a half for hours over&nbsp;40/week</li> <li>&nbsp;Uniforms provided&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>&nbsp;Golf privileges</li> <li>&nbsp;Opportunity to apply for Oakland&nbsp;Hills Scholarship program.&nbsp; The&nbsp;scholarship amounts are determined&nbsp;by grade point average and the&nbsp;evaluation of the Scholarship Committee.&nbsp; &nbsp;</li> </ul> <h4>Send resume &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /> <u>with references</u>&nbsp;to:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</h4> <h4>c/o Steve Cook<br /> 3951 W. Maple Road&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /> Bloomfield Hills, MI<br /> <strong>Fax:</strong>&nbsp;248.644.8678&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /> <strong>Email:</strong>&nbsp;cookoakhil@aol.com<br /> <strong>www.</strong>clubinterns.com<br /> <br /> *Rolling deadline, apply&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /> ASAP, no later than&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /> February 1, 2018&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</h4>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>&nbsp;Course setup&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>&nbsp;Mow greens, tees &amp; fairways</li> <li>&nbsp;Hand watering</li> <li>&nbsp;Chemical &amp; fertilizer application</li> <li>&nbsp;Miscellaneous projects&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</li> <li>&nbsp;All other aspects of golf course maintenance</li> </ul> Responsible to: <br /> <ul> <li>Steve Cook, CGCS, MG</li> <li>Andy Gianino - South Course Superintendent&nbsp;</li> <li>Dylan MacMaster- North Course Superintendent</li> </ul> <p>Successful Interns will have the opportunity to experience the following:</p> <ul> <li>Summer Goals/objectives review</li> <li>Michigan Chemical Certification Test</li> <li>Weed/Turfgrass ID</li> <li>Chemical Math</li> <li>Sprayer Calibration/Nozzle selection</li> <li>Fertilizer &amp; Fungicide budgeting</li> <li>Weekly Spraying opportunities</li> <li>Rolling/Stimping greens</li> <li>Drainage/Irrigation operation</li> <li>Pump house/Irrigation</li> <li>Setup night water with Superintendent</li> <li>Create Daily job board/conduct morning meetings</li> <li>Lead crew W/Assistant during night crew</li> <li>Two days in charge of golf course/job board (if applicable)</li> <li>Work in the shop with Mechanic</li> <li>Resume review with Director of Agronomy, Steve Cook</li> <li>Leadership &amp; Management discussion</li> <li>Intern ideas/Goal review meeting</li> <li>Community Volunteer Project</li> </ul>
Requirements: Excellent work history; previous experience in application of pesticides and fertilizers; minimum 1 year prior golf course experience.