Golf Course Superintendent – Eagle Landing Golf Course

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Golf Course Superintendent – Eagle Landing Golf Course

Job Overview: Responsible for operation of the golf course, maintenance of surrounding properties that the Company is responsible for. The responsibilities include turf grass/plant material maintenance programs, property/asset management, personnel management, budget/forecasting, financial management, HOA relations, scheduling/maintenance or irrigation systems, pesticide applications, related recordings, and compliance of regulatory issues. The Golf Course Superintendent works to create an environment where staff is involved and enthusiastic, with open communications and respect for themselves, homeowners, guests and the property.

Pay: Salaried position $60,000-$70,000 annually. Paid vacation and health care stipend provided Hours worked will vary and are defined by events, projects, schedules and other job requirements.

Reports To: General Manager

Job Description:
• Responsible for all phases of Golf Maintenance and Agronomic operations, cost control, and personnel.
• Works closely with, advises, and coordinates with the General Manager on any issues related to golf course maintenance.
• Directs and participates in the construction and maintenance of the grounds.
• Administers and enforces all regulations and policies for staff.
• Must be able to work independently and be a self-starting problem solver
• Oversees the care and maintenance of the turf, ornamental plants, shrubs, trees and wetlands on the facility grounds.
• Directs and assists the staff on the planting of new vegetation, the replacement, spraying, pruning and trimming of trees and shrubs, the preparation of soil plant beds for aesthetically pleasing arrangements and tending to high stress areas.
• Manages an aggressive water usage tracking plan and irrigation systems and provides monthly reporting on retaining ponds, wells and other water source usage.
• Recruits, supervises and retains maintenance staff. Conducts employee performance evaluations and exercises disciplinary action.
• Provides technical, operational and safety training for employees to ensure that staff is working within OSHA, club safety, state and federal guidelines for safe working conditions.
• Oversees subordinates in proper and safe operation and maintenance of mechanical and power equipment. Plans and budgets for additional or replacement capital equipment.
• Supervises and participates in the application and recording of chemical applications (fertilizers and pesticides) on the grounds in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.
• Supervises and controls all maintenance expenses associated with Golf Course Operations, including payroll, supplies, chemicals and fertilizers.
• Develops annual operating budget and plans for maintenance and capital improvement projects.
• Schedules maintenance practices around play and to maximize efficiency and minimize disruption to customers.
• Coordinates snow removal and winter maintenance activities when necessary.
• Responsible for general facilities and equipment maintenance
• Responsible for management of contracted labor such as landscapers
Job Requirements:
• Knowledge of management and maintenance of greens, fairways and roughs.
• Knowledge of use and operating standards of equipment and tools used in golf course construction and maintenance work.
• Skill in recruiting, supervising, training, monitoring, evaluating and motivating personnel.
• Interpersonal skill to resolve conflict and work with supervisors, officials, employees, members and the general public.
• Knowledge of safe use, mixing and application of chemicals and commercial products.
• Knowledge of the game of golf, golf rules and methods of play.
• Ability to anticipate personnel, equipment, and material requirements related to golf course maintenance and repair assignments.
• Ability and knowledge to lay out irrigation patterns, drainage patterns, construct tees and/or greens.
• 3-5 years’ experience as a Golf Superintendent or 1st Assistant
• Preferred 2-year Degree or Certificate in Turf Management (or related field, like agronomy, horticulture, plant science, soil science).
• Advance computer skills required for financial reporting and control of operations, including use of Microsoft Office Suite.
• Pesticide Application License
• Prefer Certification by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
• Have a high school diploma or GED certificate.
• Have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
• Fluency in English both verbal and non- verbal
• Good communication, organizational and supervisory skills
• Flexible to work mornings, evening, nights, weekends and holidays
• Lift or carry up to 50 lbs, stand and/or walk for an extend period of time
• Able to reach hands and arms in any direction and kneel and stoop repeatedly
• Work both indoors and outdoors depending on event
• Adhere to all company policies and procedures as verbalized or written

Resumes and Enquires to:

Matthew Carter
General Manager
Eagle Landing Golf Course
matthew@elventures.com
503-698-8020 ex 1