Last Update :1/13/2021

The Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech seeks Assistant Superintendent

Assistant Superintendent Position available at The Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech

Interested in a stunning property with growth potential? The Pete Dye River Course is located along the historic and pristine New River, in Radford, VA. The extraordinary clubhouse rests on a rock cliff seventy feet above the historic and pristine New River. Preston's at The River is a full-service restaurant offering lunch and dinner. Along with the Hackin’ Hokies Lounge, it's a great place to gather with friends and family for a casual, upscale dining experience with a view. Discover more about us at

Inspiring ways to “Be the Difference” with every guest and employee interaction. We’ve created a place where YOU feel at home with an excellent working environment that encourages our “Be the Difference” Culture.

Think this sounds like a fit for you? Apply now…we would love to have you on our team!


  • A two or four year degree in Turfgrass Management/related field or currently enrolled in a Turfgrass Program required.
  • Two years of golf course experience
  • Management and organization skills
  • Computer Knowledge
  • Ability to communicate effectively on all levels
  • Must be comfortable and willing to “roll up the sleeves” and lead by positive example
  • Be available to work weekends, holidays, morning and evenings when needed
  • Ability to calibrate spreaders and sprayers
  • Be willing to learn most of all


  • Show up to work on time and put forth effort
  • Preform all facets of golf course maintenance
  • Lead the crew by example
  • Apply pesticides/fertilizers and identify pest issues
  • Assist the superintendent with planning
  • Identify needs on the golf course
  • Train new employees proper methods


  • The Pete Dye River Course is a semi-private, daily fee facility and is open to the public.
  • We are a cool season golf course with L-93 greens, fairways and tees, tall fescue/Kentucky bluegrass rough, and fine fescue native areas.
  • 2.5 mile frontage on the New River
  • The setting of the Pete Dye River Course offers unmatched facilities and scenery to enhance any event. From a 10-person Board Meeting or Retreat to a 150-person reception on our spectacular terrace, we’re prepared to entertain and impress your guests.
  • Located in Radford, VA.  10 minutes from Radford University and 18 minutes from Virginia Tech and Blacksburg


  • We provide benefits for all Full-time employees such as; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability, Critical Illness and Accidental Insurance. Generous PTO plans and Holiday Pay for all full - time employees.
  • Company 401k and Employee Assistance Program is available to ALL employees as well as Hotel Discounts and employee purchase plans.
  • Compensation: DOE

Please send Cover Letter and Resume’ to:

Greg Caldwell
Golf Course Superintendent
The Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech
8400 River Course Drive, Radford, VA 24141

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