Employment type: Internship
Job Location: West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Application Deadline: May 1, 2018


Internship Opportunity

Location: West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description: Intern, (two positions available)

Course Information: Capilano is a private 18 hole facility located in beautiful British Columbia. Constructed in 1938 by esteemed Canadian golf course architect Stanley Thompson, Capilano is continually ranked in the top ten golf courses in Canada by Score Golf Magazine. Capilano is open to play year round, with the majority of the 31,000 rounds/year played between April and October. Capilano is committed to continually restoring and improving the golf course. Over the past several years, a Course Long Range Master Plan has been in place to renovate and restore the course. A new Maintenance Facility was constructed in 2011, and the construction of a new Fleet Maintenance Facility was completed in early 2017. Our high performance team is comprised of 35 employees who love to work outdoors, enjoy being in the company of others, and who take pride in their work.

Overview: Work a minimum of 40 hours a week, while being flexible to the possibility of working weekends and evenings. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following;

  • Emanate a professional workplace attitude and appearance
  • Work closely with the Assistant Superintendents in all aspects of the operation
  • Work closely with our Environmental Coordinator to: perform fertilizer and chemical applications, execute product trials, calibrating equipment, maintain accurate application records and product inventory, and assist in Audubon Certification requirements
  • Participate in scheduling and performing cultural practices on all playing surfaces
  • Be highly involved in record keeping and data collection on the property, which includes, fertilizer and chemical applications, mowing schedules and heights of cut, disease/pest activity, weather conditions, cultural practices, ball roll distance, and many other course condition indicators
  • Assist with all aspects of the irrigation program including hand watering, operation of the central control system, troubleshooting and repairs, head adjustment and coverage audits, and providing feedback on evening water requirements
  • Responsible for carrying out a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks relating to course projects, including the safe operation of heavy equipment
  • Carry out any assigned tasks to a high standard and in a timely and efficient manner, while ensuring the safe use of equipment and materials
  • Act as an ambassador of the Course and Grounds Department within the club and as a representative of the club at professional outings

Michael Newton, AAGS
Assistant Superintendent

(604) 913-6335

420 Southborough Drive
West Vancouver BC I V7S 1M2

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