Assistant Golf Superintendent

Ridgedale, MO
Golf Grounds
Ozark National
Depends on Experience 

Big Cedar Lodge is the premiere golf destination of the Midwest, with five golf courses, located in the Missouri Ozarks just South of Branson, MO. The current job opening is for a Senior Assistant Superintendent at our Ozarks National course. Ozarks National a design by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, is an eighteen hole championship course, that was recently named “The Best New Golf Course in America in 2019”.

Big Cedar hosted the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf PGA Champions Tour event from 2014-2019. 

Besides Ozarks National, Big Cedar Golf also offers Buffalo Ridge, a Tom Fazio design 18 hole championship course, which is ranked #1 by GolfWeek as the best golf facility in Missouri, Mountain Top, a Gary Player design 13 hole par 3 course, Top of The Rock, a Jack Nicklaus design par 3 course, that is the only par 3 course to ever host a PGA tour event, and Payne’s Valley, a Tiger Woods design 18 hole championship course that is slated to open late summer 2020.


Job Summary:

The selected candidate should be able to manage the daily operation of the golf course. Those task would include, but are not limited to; management of staff, implementation of cultural practices, irrigation scheduling, and planning and supervision of small projects.


Education and/or Experience: Turf degree strongly preferred, and one to three years related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization. Mathematical Skills: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must be at least 21 years of age, have a safe driving record and be able to obtain a Missouri pesticide license. Other Skills and Abilities: The ability to work well with a team, to prioritize, a sense of urgency and a real concern for customer service.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely encounters operating machinery, vibration, amplified sound, and natural botanical allergens. The employee will be exposed to varying weather conditions, particulate matter, electrical components and agronomic chemicals.