Rivershore Estates and Golf Links - Assistant Superintendent


Employment Type: Year-round

Compensation Type: Salary

Ideal Start Date: ASAP

Rivershore Golf Links is currently seeking a knowledgeable, motivated, & culture-focused individual to join the organization in the role of Assistant Superintendent. Under the direction of the Golf Course Superintendent, is entrusted to implement critical turfgrass maintenance practices aimed at optimizing the conditions and playability of the golf course.

Rivershore is located at the foot of sagebrush-covered hills above the majestic South Thompson River, just outside of Kamloops, BC. This Robert Trent Jones Sr. 18-hole design is honest, fair, unpretentious, and generously bunkered.

Position Overview: 

The Assistant Superintendent will play a key role in the training, guidance, & development of the Turf Care team. They will collaborate with the Superintendent to ensure the day-to-day maintenance of the golf course is completed with proficiency. It is expected that this person conduct themselves with professionalism - acting as a leader for the Turf Care department, and representing the golf course Superintendent in their absence. The Assistant Superintendent will be responsible for assisting with spray applications and records, irrigation repairs & adjustments, training, scheduling, monitoring the general turf maintenance practices, and discussing ways to improve playability, all while fostering a positive team environment.

Responsibilities & Duties: 

  • Assist in the general operation of the Turf Care department and all related turf management strategies with an aim towards proficiency in all areas
  • Train & mentor Turf Care team members on various turf maintenance practices
  • Maintain & operate the irrigation system
  • Safely handle & apply various forms of chemicals and fertilizer to the golf course
  • Monitor course conditions and playability
  • Communicate with Superintendent and team members directly, regularly, & respectfully

Desired Experience: 

An individual who has completed a Turfgrass Management program, or equivalent horticulture program, is preferred. Individuals with a reasonable amount of experience, without turf schooling are welcome to apply. The ideal candidate should have at least 3 years work experience in turf care/grounds management, preferably with supervisory experience as an Assistant Superintendent, or Lead hand/Foreman. Individuals enrolled in a Turfgrass Management program are welcome to apply for the role.


  • $58,000-$65,000 salary DOE (based on experience)
  • Competitive benefits package
  • Free golf privileges
  • 50% off clubhouse meals
  • Pro shop discounts


Apply Today by Sending Your Resume!

To apply to this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to Eric Newnham, Superintendent of Rivershore Golf Links





Thank you for your interest in this position. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.



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