Last Update :12/10/2019

Hermitage CC in Manakin-Sabot Seeks Assistant Superintendent


Position:  Assistant Superintendent                                                                        

Course Name:   Hermitage Country Club

City and State:   Manakin-Sabot, VA                                                                     

Educational Requirements: Degree in turfgrass management or currently enrolled in a turf program

Course Information: Hermitage Country Club was established in 1900. The club now boasts exemplary facilities including 36 holes of championship golf, indoor and outdoor tennis, swimming and expansive dining outlets. Hermitage is a family-oriented club with an acute focus on providing the best possible experience day in and day out.  The Sabot Golf Course consists of L93 bent grass greens, Bluemuda fairways, Vamont bermuda rough as well as some cool season rough and native areas. In addition, a full irrigation assessment will be completed this year in order to design and fit a new system. The Manakin Course underwent a conversion from cool season grasses to Latitude 36 bermudagrass fairways and rough in July 2019.  The Manakin greens remained A-1 bent grass.

This position will mainly work on the Manakin Course.

Please explore the club website as well as the Hermitage GCM Blog

Hermitage Country Club Overview:

950 Full golfing members

$2.6 million operating budget

45,000 annual rounds

Railbird irrigation system

Experience Requirements: Candidate should have a basic understanding of agronomics.  A successful Assistant Superintendent will have an open mind for learning and be able to listen and follow instructions correctly.  We will enhance on your management of staff, teach you how to organize and prioritize tasks as well as grow grass.

Duties:   This is a managerial position tailored for someone who has made a commitment to be in Golf Course Management industry. Duties will involve all aspects of Golf Course Management. You may be spraying greens one day and working on the budget the next.  You may have to crawl out of an irrigation hole to attend a staff meeting. Candidate will work closely with Superintendent and Director. Radios and unhindered communication are utilized constantly.  We work hard to be organized so that tasks can be completed in an 8 hour day and so that the job does not consume your entire life.

Wages & Benefits:  Salary will be competitive based on experience, 401k 6% match, health, dental and vision insurance options, golfing privileges, lunch, uniforms, paid association memberships, education allowance, vacation and personal time

Please apply on line and email your cover letter and resume to:

Chris Harriman

Director of Grounds and Golf Course Management

Hermitage Country Club

1428 Hermitage Road

Manakin Sabot, VA 23103

Online application can be found by clicking here.

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