Golf Course Superintendent

17 November 2017

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Country: USA
State: Michigan

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Golf Course Superintendent
Golf Club in Detroit, Michigan is looking for a Golf Course Superintendent.

Position Overview:
The hands-on Superintendent will be a team leader with strong leadership and diplomatic skills, will be team and detail oriented, will be project-driven and has proven ability to deliver a consistently high level of turf consistency and playing conditions. The Head Golf Course Superintendent will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer and will work closely with the Head Golf Professional and Green Committee chairman. The hands-on Head Golf Course Superintendent, through effective management and leadership, will ensure superior golf course conditions on a day-to-day basis. The Head Golf Course Superintendent will continue to ensure a high level of standards and lead the golf course maintenance team by example, not hesitating to “get his/her hands dirty”. A culture of teamwork and staff support/development is crucial to success, as is a genuine passion for the industry, a sincere appreciation for the game of golf and uncompromising attention to detail.
Continuing education is encouraged so as to staying current with technologies, certifications and trends. Involvement with the local and national superintendent chapters is encouraged. Industry best practices will be sought out and utilized. A strong partnership with the Green Committee, which requires open and honest dialogue and disclosure, is expected.

Initial Priorities:
• Establish professional relationships with fellow management, staff and membership.
• Familiarization with entire property.
• Assessment of current turf, equipment and inventory conditions.
• Prepare courses for late winter care and spring opening.
• Assessment of current staff while creating a culture of respect and teamwork.
• Update standard operating and course conditioning procedures.
• Evaluate turf and soil conditions along with current maintenance practices and develop long-term recommendations to improve the golf course experience.
• Develop team training, evaluation and development systems.

Requirements:
With a minimum of five years’ experience at a golf course with a reputation for consistently superior conditions.
Advanced knowledge of agronomy and turf grass management practices.
Successful experience with pushup greens.
Familiarity with irrigation and drainage systems.
Continues education to remain current in common practices and technologies such as XGD and DryJect.
Self-motivated and high energy leader with a contagious proactive and professional approach.
Ability to create long-lasting and strong professional relationships with the Green chairman, Head Golf Professional, and Chief Operating Officer.
Strong budget management and capital planning skills.
Excellent communication skills.
Strong, detailed observational skills.
Highly organized and creative.
Confident and level-headed, with strong observational skills used to develop a high-performance team.
Strong equipment management skills and understanding of modern equipment technologies.
Understanding of all pest control techniques including excellent understanding of Poa annua characteristics.
Experience in directing staff tree maintenance and removal.
High level of knowledge and appreciation for the game of golf.
A degree in turf management or related field of study is required. Certification is preferred.

How to apply:
Please send your resume and cover letter to the email provided.

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