Golf Course Superintendent

5 June 2019

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Country: USA
State: Massachusetts

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Golf Course Superintendent
Country Club in Peabody, Massachusetts is looking for a Golf Course Superintendent.

Position Overview:
Responsible for operation of the golf course operation and maintenance. The responsibilities include: turf grass/plant material maintenance programs, property/asset management, personnel management, budget/forecasting, financial management, member 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, members, guests and the property. Maintain Golf Course in accordance with the golf course maintenance standards.

Basic Functions:
• Responsible for all phases of Golf Maintenance and Agronomic operations, cost control, and personnel.
• Works closely with, advises, and coordinates with the Head Golf Professional on any issues related to golf course maintenance.
• Directs and participates in the construction and maintenance of the grounds.
• Designs landscape plans for facility grounds and implements the plan.
• Administers and enforces all Club rules, regulations and policies for staff.
• Supports and assists with membership seminars and orientations.
• Works closely with the GM/COO to operate the Golf Course in a fiscally responsible and professional manner.
• Work independently and be a self-starting problem solver.
• Works closely with the Green Committee and Chairperson.

Primary Duties:
• Oversees the care and maintenance of the turf, cart paths, plants, shrubs, trees and wetlands on the facility grounds.
• Provides detailed annual plan for the various property levels and the designated landscaping areas. Includes rotational design to provide facility with fresh, eye-catching, interesting and pleasant atmosphere.
• 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, fungicides and pesticides) on the Club’s 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.
• Maintains records and completes required reporting. Order parts, supplies and equipment as needed.
• Schedules maintenance practices around member play and outings to maximize efficiency and minimize disruption to members.
• 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.
• Coordinates snow removal and winter maintenance activities when necessary.

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.
4-year Degree or Certificate in Turf Management (or related field, like agronomy, horticulture, plant science, soil science).
Minimum of a 2-year degree.
Advance computer skills required for financial reporting and control of operations, including use of Microsoft Office Suite.
Valid Driver’s License.
Commercial Pesticide Application License or ability to get MA license.
Herbicide Application License.
Certification by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America preferred.
Good command of Spanish language preferred.
Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a Golf Superintendent or 1st Assistant.

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

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