Assists golf course Superintendent in overseeing the job functions responsible for golf course and landscaped area maintenance. May assist in training and supervising of staff, resolving human resources issues, and implementing agronomic maintenance and development programs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides assistance to Superintendent in all facets of daily operation
Acts as Superintendent on duty in the absence of the Superintendent
Maintains the appearance and safety of the course by diagnosing and reporting agronomic issues; managing irrigation system adjustments and scheduling; maintaining a wide variety of turf grasses in extreme climatic conditions; managing course preparations for tournament and daily play; operating various hand and power tools as needed to accomplish mowing, edging or cultivation as needed; integrating environmental programs specializing in IPM (Integrated Pest Management); overseeing maintenance of the golf cart fleet; assisting in the coordination, scheduling and supervising capital improvement projects
Manages maintenance operations (employees involved in maintaining greens, fairways, tees, sand traps, bodies of water, roughs, maintenance shop, golf carts and clubhouse) by providing assistance in recruiting, selecting, training, scheduling, evaluating, supervising and correcting when necessary; assist Superintendent in executing safety meetings
Assists in administrative function by maintaining maintenance records and developing required maintenance reports; tracking maintenance expenses including payroll, supplies, fertilizer, chemicals, etc.; informing Superintendent of parts, supplies or equipment needed
Performs manual labor as needed
Ensures a clean and orderly maintenance compound at all times
Implements and support all AGC initiatives and programs as requested by management
2- year college degree in Agronomy, Turf Management or related field preferred and 2 years of related equivalent experience in golf course maintenance required
Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and management
Ability to communicate effectively with Spanish speaking co-workers
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
Good time management, organization and prioritization skills
Member of the Golf Course Superintendent’s Association preferred
Relevant licenses for regulatory agencies (Certified pesticide License required)
Ability to operate all equipment used for golf course maintenance
Valid driver’s license
Minimum Qualifications and Skill Requirements:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to stand, walk, read, hear, talk, balance, climb, use hands, use fingers, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, smell, push or pull. The employee may be required to move or lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required for this position include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, sharp objects, extreme heat and/or open flame. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Paid Vacation and Holidays
Meal and Beverage Discounts
Health Care and Welfare Benefits such as Life Insurance, Medical Plans, Dental Plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Plans
Golf and Tennis Privileges
401(k) Savings Plan
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