Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

Mount Vernon Country Club


Mount Vernon Country Club in Alexandria, VA is seeking an Assistant Superintendent to aid in directing the golf course operations. The club is in the initial planning stages for a facility wide Master Plan including golf course improvements such as bunkers, drainage and other renovation work.


Mount Vernon Country Club is an 18-hole private club that was established in 1961. Amenities include an 18-hole golf course, driving range, a dedicated short game practice facility and a pool. MVCC consists of bentgrass greens and tees, and Latitude-36 Bermudagrass fairways.

Success Traits of Individual:

  • A dedicated individual with the desire to learn and advance in the golf course industry.
  • Team oriented, willing to listen and present ideas.
  • Self-motivated individual with strong attention to detail.
  • Will assist and make recommendations on all aspects of course maintenance.

Initial Priorities of the Position:

  • Will work alongside the Golf Course Superintendent and current Assistant in agronomic programming operations including pesticide/fertility, irrigation, personnel, record keeping, cultivation and maintenance of the golf course, club grounds and landscaping.
  • Involved in planning all aspects of maintenance and project work to achieve the maintenance standards and long-range goals as defined by the golf course superintendent.
  • Helps oversee the hiring, training, scheduling, safety and routing of personnel to accomplish the work.
  • Communicates regularly with the golf course superintendent to discuss activities, goals, plans, and member input.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • $65,000- $75,000
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401k
  • Paid Vacation/Sick Time
  • Uniforms/Uniform allowance
  • Local/National Dues
  • Continuing Education
  • Golfing Privileges

Position Requirements:

  • 2-or 4-year degree preferred in Agronomy or Turfgrass Management.
  • Minimum of 4-years of progressive golf course experience including irrigation, pesticide management, crew management,
  • This is not a must and would be willing to work with a motivated individual and provide continued education requirements.

About Us:

Mount Vernon Country Club is situated on one of George Washington’s original seven farms.


Founded in 1961, Mount Vernon Country Club is a member-owned golf and country club in Alexandria, Virginia, located 19 miles from Washington, D.C. The Club features an 18-hole championship golf course with work from golf course designers Russell Roberts, Ed Ault, and most recently, Bill Love. The course winds its way through the original forest of George Washington's Mount Vernon farm and is enhanced by the presence of Dogue Creek, a Potomac River Chesapeake tidal tributary which lends a water hazard challenge on 14 of Mount Vernon's 18 holes.


Mount Vernon Club is a family-friendly environment primarily focused on golf and dining. The Club offers five distinct food and beverage locations for Member’s enjoyment. The pool complex features a pool and the Barracuda Grill. The Clubhouse consists of the administrative offices, kitchen, member dining areas, lounge and banquet facilities. The Club currently benefits from a full membership with a growing wait list.


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