Superintendent Positions

Superintendent Location: DeBell Golf Club 1500 E Walnut Ave, Burbank, CA 91501

Start Date: ASAP Salary: Commensurate with experience

Posting date March 11, 2019 Closing Date: Until filled

Respond To: Jeff Hastings, General Manager jhastings@debellgolf.com Please include resume & cover letter detailing your interest in the positions

Facility Description: Our municipal course is in a moderate suburb of Los Angeles, specifically in one of the media/entertainment industry hubs, so we see a broad range of clientele — pretty much the entire spectrum here. The 18-hole “De Bell” course at the DeBell Golf Course facility in Burbank, California features 5,633 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71 . The course rating is 68.8 and it has a slope rating of 114 on Kikuyu grass. Designed by William F. Bell, ASGCA/William H. Johnson, ASGCA/(R) Richard Bigler, the De Bell golf course opened in 1958. Position Summary: Oversee all activities related to the ongoing maintenance of the golf course, grounds and equipment. As the greens are primarily bentgrass and experience managing this turf variety and producing excellent playing conditions is a key requirement. The position requires significant interaction with the ownership and management staff and as such, highly developed communication skills (oral and written) are required. The Superintendent will lead the staff recruiting, hiring and training effort in the maintenance department. Major Duties:  All activities associated with producing excellent playing conditions at the on a day to day basis.  Hire, train and supervise the maintenance staff. Plan and implement staffing schedules so to ensure quality standards are achieved.  Plan the development and implementation of a fertilizer, aeration and pest management program for proper turf grass and plant care.  Develop the annual maintenance budget and operating plan with input from ownership and Touchstone Golf staff. Implement the plan according to Company operating policies and procedures to ensure goals are achieved.  Participate with the development of course improvement projects and lead the implementation of the projects.  Supervise equipment maintenance and repair operations. Establish and implement a cleaning and preventive maintenance program for appropriate equipment, tools, vehicles, etc.  Ensure maintenance of all appropriate quality and cleanliness standards including, but not limited to, employee hygiene and uniforms, equipment repair areas, equipment storage areas, chemical and fertilizer storage areas, receiving areas, wash areas, lunch room areas, etc.  Manage the ordering and receiving program to maintain proper inventories of supplies to ensure proper quality and price on all purchases.  Ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, OSHA rules and regulations, relating to chemical and fertilizer storage and disposal, employee safety, public safety, etc.  Manage employment activities for applicable staff members, including but not limited to, personnel recruitment and selection, performance evaluations, training and compensation, discipline and termination, etc.  Maintain accurate records pertaining to department activities including, but not limited to, labor schedules, water usage, course maintenance, construction activities, equipment repair, safety meetings and activities, fertilizer and chemical applications and pest control practices. Assure the efficient and timely submission of all required operational, financial, budgetary and related reports.  Maintain knowledge of current and projected industry developments through continuous attention to industry periodicals and participation in relevant associations and organizations. Qualifications:  2 or 4-year turf management degree preferred.  Class A Superintendent or above with 3 years’ golf course maintenance, supervisory and or management experience or Assistant Superintendent with 5 years’ experience in a supervisory/leadership role.  Experience producing excellent playing conditions with efficient irrigation water use.  Ability to analyze and solve problems, efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision, and work flexible hours as required including nights and weekends as necessary.  Demonstrates experience and capability in the areas of budget development, fiscal management, strategic planning, and staff management.  Demonstrates excellent leadership abilities and interpersonal communication skills.  Positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations.  Dedication and commitment to excellent member service.  Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel. Touchstone Golf is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Woodbridge Golf & Country Club Posting Feb. 18, 2019
Golf Course Superintendent
Woodbridge Golf & Country Club is seeking a Golf Course Superintendent. Woodbridge Golf & Country Club is a private 27 hole course, located in the northern San Joaquin Valley about 32 miles south of Sacramento and 20 miles north of Stockton, California. Woodbridge is in the heart of the central valley wine region, two hours away from San Francisco, two hours away from Yosemite, 2 1/2 hours from the beaches of Santa Cruz and just two hours away from Lake Tahoe. The club began in 1924 as nine holes along the Mokelumne River. It expanded to 18 holes in 1952 and added another nine holes in 1979. Currently the golf course maintenance budget is 1.2 million with 27,000 rounds of golf played. Current membership, is at 575. The club has embarked on an aggressive irrigation transformation with the switch over to a Toro Lynx system and Toro sprinklers and a significant equipment replacement program. Our last two years the club has aggressively removed and trimmed trees per USGA recommendations. The club’s well respected Superintendent is retiring after 32 years of fantastic service for Woodbridge Golf and Country Club. Woodbridge Golf & Country Club is located on the web at www.woodbridgegcc.com
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Golf Course Superintendent (GCS) will manage all aspects of
the golf course and maintenance facility. The GCS will report directly to the General
Manager and is an active member of the property leadership team. The GCS attends all Green Committee and monthly Board of Director’s meeting. Duties & responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
The maintenance, operation and management of the golf course and Club grounds
including out-buildings, trees, shrubs, flower beds, roads, paths and parking lots.
Supervision of course renovations, construction and maintenance equipment.
Render advice, opinions, recommendations, assistance and services to the Board of
Directors, Green Committee and General Manager as required.
Translate General Manager’s and/or Board of Director’s directives into action plans and
ensure & oversee the successful execution of these plans.
Perform his duties in accordance with current federal, state and local laws and
regulations affecting the management of the golf course operations – including, but
not limited to, employment, safety and environmental stewardship standards.
Budgeting – Prepare the annual grounds departmental operating budget for the
maintenance and capital improvement process of the Club’s property and submit to
General Manager.
Personnel – Interview, hire, schedule, discipline, direct and manage a staff of
employees for the purpose of maintaining the Club’s property. Create an environment
that values teamwork, performance and accountability for meeting the needs of the
membership.
Planning – Plan all maintenance and project work, applying agronomic and
administrative expertise to achieve the Club’s maintenance standards and long-range
goals.
Purchasing – Acquire equipment and purchase necessary supplies to maintain the Club’s
property, responsible for inventory control and overseeing the equipment maintenance
programs.
Fiscal Responsibility – Approve all expenditures and exercise cost control measures to
keep as nearly as possible, operating and capital expenses within the approved
budgets.
Records – Keep accurate and complete records on payroll, inventory, purchases,
weather, maintenance procedures, pesticide & insecticide applications, fertilizer and
amendment applications, etc.
Communications – Communicate regularly with the General Manager, Head Golf
Professional and Committee chairs to discuss activities, goals, plans, priorities and
member & committee input.
Asset Protection – Secure and protect Club assets, including facilities and equipment;
oversee the care and maintenance of all products of the Club’s physical assets and
facilities.
Attend all Greens and Board of Directors meetings.
JOB KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:
Has a thorough understanding of golf course agronomics and maintenance practices
including cultural and agronomic practices associated with maintaining a golf course in
the Northern California, Central Valley region with the knowledge of managing Poa annua
native push up greens and the different turfgrass species for fairways in the Central Valley.
Has a thorough knowledge of chemicals, pesticides, insecticides and fertilizer
applications and timetables to ensure optimum turf health and growth during all
seasons while minimizing weed infestation, and controlling of agronomic pests without
additional course down-time.
Understands and adheres to all county, state and federal regulations for chemical
storage, chemical applications, environmental protection laws, agronomic practices
and EPA regulations.
Has a thorough working knowledge of the various systems inherent to a golf course
such as, but not limited to irrigation, electrical, lift station, drainage, wash down bay
operations & compliance, septic tanks, etc.
Has a working knowledge of and maintains and utilizes grounds maintenance
equipment in good working order; recommends the purchase or lease of new
equipment; maintains a safe, clean and organized maintenance facility and compound
for employees; maintains an adequate amount of tools, parts and employee safety
equipment to ensure uninterrupted service to the course and facilities.
Has a thorough knowledge and can delegate the various jobs associated with the
complete maintenance of the golf course, practice facilities, clubhouse grounds and
various other facilities located thereon and to a lesser degree, the pool and golf
clubhouse.
Has a thorough knowledge of hiring, discipline and terminating employees utilizing the
correct EEO and Human resource procedures to protect the Club from lawsuits and
liability.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum 3-5 years as a Golf Course Superintendent with private club experience or Assistant
that has demonstrated a solid track record.
Class A Superintendent required or Assistant aspiring to obtain a Class A
Certified Golf Course Superintendent is preferred
Previous experience at a private country club required
Pesticide License required
Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Architectural Landscaping or related field preferred
Strong management and supervisory skills required
Possess strong leadership and interpersonal skills
Excel at decision-making, problem solving, teamwork, planning, organizing and
delivering results
COMPENSATION PACKAGE:
Excellent compensation package; Negotiable based on qualifications and experience. Salary: $75,000 – $100,000
Vacation: Per the Club’s policy
Health insurance: Per the Club’s insurance policy
Dental insurance: Per the Club’s insurance policy
401K: Per the Club’s 401K policy
Educational benefits: GCSAA Trade Show and Conference
GCSAA dues: National & local chapter
Use of cell phone & service
Reimbursable travel-related expenses when on Club business
Resume deadline: March 4
Anticipated Start Date: May 1
CONTACT INFORMATION:
Mail or Email Resumes to:
Woodbridge Golf & CC Country Club
Attn: Ernie Micelli, General Manager
PO Box 806
Woodbridge, Ca 95258
emicelli@woodbridgegcc.com
No fax resumes accepted

Position Available

Location:                            Shoreline Golf Links

2940 North Shoreline Boulevard
Mountain View, CA 94043

Start Date:                          TBD, January 2019

Closing Date:                     Until filled
Respond To:   James Birchall, Touchstone Golf Regional Manager

                                             jbirchall@touchstonegolf.com

Please include resume & cover letter detailing your interest in this position.

Facility Description:      Shoreline Golf Links is an 18 hole, Robert Trent Jones II designed course that opened in 1985 located in Mountain View, California in close proximity to San Francisco Bay.  The golf course is a City of Mountain View facility that was constructed on a former landfill site and is adjacent to the Shoreline Amphitheater concert venue as well as the corporate campuses of Google, Linked in, and other Silicon Valley technology companies.  The turfgrass varieties consist of poa annua greens, and fairways, tees and rough that is primarily ryegrass, bluegrass and poa annua.  The course is irrigated with reclaimed water.

Position Summary: Oversee all activities related to the ongoing maintenance of the golf course, grounds and equipment.  Given the condition of irrigating with reclaimed water, experience managing greens in this environment is a necessity.  As the facility is owned by the City of Mountain View, the position requires frequent interaction with City staff including those tasked with monitoring and maintaining the former landfill site and the City’s onsite biologist.    

Major Duties:

  • All activities associated with producing excellent playing conditions at the facility on a day to day basis.
  • Hire, train and supervise the maintenance staff. Plan and implement staffing schedules so to ensure quality standards are achieved.
  • Plan the development and implementation of a fertilizer, aeration and pest management program for proper turf grass and plant care.
  • Work with City of Mountain View, Touchstone Golf and golf operations staff to continue the successful plan in place to address the negative impact of migratory birds on course conditions in accordance with laws, regulations and environmental considerations.  Responsibility for the implementation of this plan at the golf course.
  • Develop the annual maintenance budget and operating plan. Implement the plan according to Company operating policies and procedures to ensure cost containment.
  • Supervise course improvement projects.
  • Supervise equipment maintenance and repair operations. Establish and implement a cleaning and preventive maintenance program for appropriate equipment, tools, vehicles, etc.
  • Support the City of Mountain View’s efforts to maintain the landfill site at the property.
  • Ensure maintenance of all appropriate quality and cleanliness standards including, but not limited to, employee hygiene and uniforms, equipment repair areas, equipment storage areas, chemical and fertilizer storage areas, receiving areas, wash areas, lunch room areas, etc.
  • Manage the ordering and receiving program to maintain proper inventories of supplies to ensure proper quality and price on all purchases.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, OSHA rules and regulations, relating to chemical and fertilizer storage and disposal, employee safety, public safety, etc.
  • Manage employment activities for applicable staff members, including but not limited to, personnel recruitment and selection, performance evaluations, training and compensation, discipline and termination, etc.
  • Maintain accurate records pertaining to department activities including, but not limited to, labor schedules, water usage, course maintenance, construction activities, equipment repair, safety meetings and activities, fertilizer and chemical applications and pest control practices. Assure the efficient and timely submission of all required operational, financial, budgetary and related reports.
  • Maintain knowledge of current and projected industry developments through continuous attention to industry periodicals and participation in relevant associations and organizations.

Qualifications:

  • 2 or 4-year turf management degree preferred.
  • Class A Superintendent or above with 3 years golf course maintenance, supervisory and or management experience.
  • Experience producing excellent playing conditions while irrigating with reclaimed water.
  • Previous experience managing a course built on a landfill site is a plus.
  • Demonstrates experience and capability in the areas of budget development, fiscal management, strategic planning, and staff management.
  • Demonstrates excellent leadership abilities and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems, efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision, and work flexible hours as required including nights and weekends as necessary.
  • Positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations.
  • Dedication and commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel.

Touchstone Golf is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Golf Maintenance Supervisor – City of Manteca

Posted December 19, 2018

The City of Manteca is currently hiring!
Under the direction of the Deputy Director, or designee, organize and direct operations and activities related to the maintenance and operations of golf course grounds areas including greens, fairways and adjacent areas.

  • KNOWLEDGE OF:
     Golf Course maintenance procedures including mowing, edging, raking and pest control
     Policies, goals and objectives of golf course maintenance activities
     Principles and practices of supervision and training
     Health & safety regulations; inventory practices & procedures, record-keeping and report preparation techniques
  • ABILITY TO:
     Organize and direct operations and activities related to the maintenance and operations of golf course grounds areas including
    greens, fairways and adjacent areas.
     Participate in the planning, organization and implementation of golf course construction, alteration and installation projects.
     Observe health and safety regulations.
     Estimate equipment and supply needs
  • BENEFITS:
     CalPERS retirement (formula based on
    membership)
     457/401 Deferred Comp plans available
     10 days paid vacation
     10 paid holidays
     3 floating holidays
     96 hours of administrative leave
     Medical Coverage. Several plans to choose
    from (up to $1825 paid by the City)
     Dental (Delta Dental PPO)
     VSP Vision
     Long-term disability
     Life Insurance
  • SALARY:  $6,365-$7,735 monthly
  • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Any combination equivalent to:
     Graduation from high school supplemented by college-level course work in landscaping, horticulture or related field and three increasingly responsible grounds maintenance experience, including one year in a lead capacity
     Valid California Class C Driver’s License/Valid QAC (within 12 months)

Apply online today!!!           WWW.CI.MANTECA.CA.US


Tecolote Canyon Golf Course

Golf Course Superintendent Job Opportunity

Course Description: 2755 Snead Ave, San Diego CA 92111

Tecolote Canyon Golf Course is in the heart of San Diego. Nestled in Tecolote Canyon, this par 58 executive course is laid out where 9 holes go the length of the canyon and the back nine returns. A creek in the middle and steep canyon slopes on the sides make this a very challenging executive course.

  • Robert Trent Jones design; Opened in 1964
  • Poa annua greens
  • Kikuyu/Bermuda/Rye tees, fairways and rough
  • 4 co-workers on the maintenance team
  • Fun course to play

Candidate Requirements:

  • This is a great starter course for a first time Superintendent in a great location!
  • 2 year turf certificate in turf or horticulture related major is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years golf course management experience at the level of Asst. Supt or higher.
  • Poa/bent greens management experience
  • Strong agronomic background
  • Good communication skills
  • Hands on management style
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Team building and motivational abilities
  • Spanish speaking a plus
  • Eye for detail
  • Self motivated
  • Innovative thinker and problem solver

Salary    $50,000 – $55,000 Commensurate with experience

Benefits  10% bonus, 401k, health, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, national and local dues paid, potential for profit sharing

To apply please send resume to:

David Waymire,  Mission Trails Golf Course

7380 Golfcrest Place, San Diego, CA 92119

Office – (619) 337-1409,   dwaymire@americangolf.com

emailed resumes are preferred


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