Superintendent Positions

Golf Course Superintendent

Bear Valley Springs

Contact: Jon Dodds
Address: Prefer email
Phone: Prefer email

Email: [email protected]
URL: http://www.golfmaintenance.com

Requirements:
Educational: A degree in turfgrass management/golf course management or related field preferred but not required. Will consider a candidate with substantial work experience. 


Experience: Three to five years of progressive experience in golf course or landscape maintenance operation as a Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent required. Knowledge of practices including:  interseeding, irrigation systems, fertilizer and chemical applications, cultural practices and damage control methods.  Continuing education classes related to golf course maintenance required. Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance staff members to achieve the most efficient utilization of staff members and equipment. Prepare clear and concise reports as required. Computer skills are required for record keeping and irrigation system management. 


Special: This position reports to the Director of Agronomy. Essential Duties & Responsibilities include the following. (Other duties may be assigned)

  • Responsible for the daily golf course set-up and initial inspection, using judgment in scheduling and daily course conditioning.
  • Responsible for a parks division that maintains the amenities throughout the community.
  • Recruit, hire, interview, direct, review and communicate with all maintenance personnel.
  • Administrative duties:  evaluate daily labor records; schedule and conduct safety and staff meetings; initiate equipment schedules; chemical, irrigation and fertilizer inventory control; initiate purchase requisitions for golf course supplies including accessories, fertilizers, chemicals and topdressing; assist with budget preparations.
  • Train new and existing employees in job function, equipment operation, guest service standards and departmental information.
  • Evaluate the usage and application of fertilizer, chemical and seeding applications.
  • Perform daily course evaluation/inspection.
  • Supervise irrigation and irrigation maintenance, and maintenance for shop area and landscape.
  • Administer horticultural programs for course surfaces (greens, traps, tees, fairways).
  • Interact with outside contractors, vendors, visitors, county and state agencies.
  • Maintain records of all work undertaken by maintenance, including routine pesticide applications.
  • Track and maintain expense records for course equipment, supplies and labor, as well as current inventory of equipment, maintenance schedules and replacement needs.
  • Ensure that all equipment is used safely and correctly, and not abused.
  • Maintain security of golf course property and buildings.
  • Manage customer communications relating to course maintenance and procedures.
  • Create monthly course condition reports and newsletters and transmit. 
  • Record payroll data into electronic timesheet and transmit in accordance with payroll reporting schedule.
  • Must be a team player with a strong eye for detail.
  • Must be a certified pesticide applicator in the state.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: speak and listen, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to: stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Salary Range: $80,000 to $95,000 Based on experience

Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long term disability, 401k, vacation, cell, uniforms, continuing education.

Date Available: Immediately

Comments:
Bear Valley is a gated HOA community in the foothills of Tehachapi, California with a 9-hole golf course with numerous amenities like equestrian, sports fields, parks, camp grounds, horse and walking trails, dog parks, a gun range, tennis and pickleball, a clubhouse area and an abundance of wildlife.  This property is an ideal opportunity for a hands-on, detail and community orientated Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent looking to take the next step in their career.  The golf course sits at roughly 4200 feet above sea level and consists of bent/poa greens with Ryegrass tees, fairways and roughs. 

IGM offers great advancement potential. For more information, visit www.golfmaintenance.com.

Del Rio Golf & CC

Del Rio Golf and Country Club in Modesto, CA is seeking an experienced Golf Course Superintendent.  The Superintendent reports directly to the Director of Agronomy David Bermudez and works in all aspects of the management of the golf course.  The position requires a hands-on, detail-oriented person, who will be able to execute the duties of the position with minimal supervision.  The Superintendent will work to achieve the operational goals of Del Rio Golf and Country Club.  Del Rio Golf and Country Club is committed to the professional development of its team member and will be committed to the professional development of the Superintendent.

The primary role of the Superintendent is the management of the staff.  Responsibilities will include training, instruction, coaching, counseling, follow up, leadership by example, enforcement of safety standards, as well as all other tasks involved in the management of the staff.

The Superintendent will need to possess the ability to execute the following:

  • Implementation of agronomic programs including chemical and fertilizer calibration and application
    • Irrigation operation, troubleshooting, and supervision of repairs of all components of the irrigation system
    • Oversee safe operation, proper maintenance, and care of all equipment required for the maintenance of the golf course.
    • Present organized reports, plans and information, as requested, at the direction of the Director of Agronomy.
    • Administrative duties include accurate record keeping, compliance with all regulatory requirements, processing of accurate payroll data, processing and tracking of all expenses to ensure timely payment and accurate record keeping, and budgeting.
    • Maintain respectful communication and relationships with members, guests, staff members, vendors, and any other persons with whom communications will be necessary.
    • Maintain a positive, safe, respectful working environment which will be in compliance with all regulations.

The position requires prior experience in golf course maintenance, 2-year degree or equivalent in Turfgrass Management or a related field.  Bi-lingual Spanish speaking strongly preferred. 

Del Rio Country Club provides an excellent working environment and benefit package.  The starting salary for this position is $80,000 to $85,000.  Please e-mail resume with cover letter detailing experience, salary history and requirements, and professional references to Bruce Williams at [email protected]  

Del Rio Golf and Country Club is the premier club in the San Joaquin Valley. The 27-hole course designed by William P. Bell has recently been renovated with the latest bent grasses on greens and tees and the fairways with hybrid Bermuda.  Prior superintendents have received excellent mentoring and moved on within 3-4 years.

WildHawk Golf Club

WildHawk Golf Club is looking for a talented professional to fill its upcoming Golf Course Superintendent opening.  Located in the Vineyard area south of City of Sacramento, it is owned and operated by Southgate Recreation & Park District.  WildHawk currently hosts 62,000 rounds per year.  With its distinctive character and challenging design, it is one of Sacramento’s most sought-after public golf courses.

The Golf Course Superintendent, under general supervision of the Golf Manager, administers, plans, organizes, and directs the maintenance, operation and management of the golf course.  They are also responsible for the administration, supervision, direction and fiscal control of the department. 

The benefits package includes medical and dental insurance, paid life insurance, retirement benefits, generous paid time-off and wellness program. 

A District application is required.  Apply at www.southgaterecandpark.net.  Application screening begins February 5.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Supervises and directs part-time and full‑time personnel in the performance of turf maintenance of the golf course, construction and project management, golf cart fleet, repair of maintenance equipment, and the maintenance of clubhouse grounds.

Oversees the scheduling and routing of personnel and equipment to accomplish the work. The Superintendent inspects the golf course and related areas daily to evaluate how well management standards are being achieved and to effect changes in management programs.

Maintains accurate and complete records on payroll, inventory, weather data, maintenance, procedures, pesticide application, and other items.

Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with member clubs.

Participates in all long-range planning and renders professional advice, opinions, assistance and service.

Communicates regularly with other top management.

Prepares and administers the annual budgets for maintenance and capital improvements. Works within the budget limitations and is responsible for the control and supervision of division expenditures.

Administers personnel policies, ensures proper hiring, training, supervising, personnel development and corrective action in accordance with fair labor standards, safety and established policy.

Monitors the performance of all daily operations, functions and services and maintains high standards and ensures customer satisfaction.

Develops and maintains a sound organizational structure and ensures operational compliance with local, state and federal laws.

Ensures operational compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations.

Performs skilled tasks in golf course maintenance and design, turf grass management, planning, horticulture, irrigation, construction, landscape architecture, and design.

Ascertains present and future needs for the golf course and reports findings to the Golf Manager and General Manager.

Works harmoniously and cooperatively with fellow employees and the public.

Performs heavy physical labor, lift, carry, push and pull heavy objects, such as cement and fertilizer bags (up to 100 lbs.). Walk, stand, stoop and crouch for long periods; climb ladders; dig ditches and post holes.

Performs operation of motor vehicles and/or power equipment with intermittent vibration.

Performs under various weather conditions.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge of and Skilled in: Philosophy, techniques and methodology of organization and administration of a maintenance department; agronomy and turf grass management practices; RainBird and similar irrigation systems; rules and strategies of the game of golf; current federal, state, and local laws and regulations affecting golf course operations; public relations; communications; detailed knowledge of the various aspects of golf course construction principles and methods; fiscal direction and control; evaluating the productivity of staff; developing assignments; problem solving and making effective decisions.

Ability to: Plan, organize, and direct a comprehensive management program; train, supervise and evaluate the staff work; collect and analyze date objectively, present data clearly and prepare sound recommendations and reports; establish and maintain effective and cooperative relationships; represent the agency effectively and negotiate with representatives of other agencies; participate in continuing education opportunities such as seminars, workshops and trade-shows; effectively communicate written and orally; good organizational skills; operate all utility, turf and golf course equipment; and work safely with hazardous materials.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to perform heavy physical labor, lift, carry, push and pull heavy objects such as cement and fertilizer bags (up to 100 lbs.); walk, stand, stoop and crouch for long periods; climb ladders; dig ditches and post holes. Operation of power equipment, load tractor and slope mower. Ability to perform duties under various weather conditions. Ability to operate motor vehicles and/or power equipment with intermittent vibration.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a four-year degree in Turf Management, Agronomy, Horticulture or a related field. Minimum of three years’ experience in golf course maintenance including management experience.  Three years of experience as an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent is preferred. (Extensive management experience may be considered as an alternative to a specific degree requirement.)

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES 

Valid California Driver’s License. Insurable under District policy. Qualified Applicator, Irrigation Technician, and Certified Arborists Certificates are desirable. Golf Course Superintendent Class A certification is highly desirable, Class B is desirable.

COMPENSATION                 

Salary range is $9,041.67 – $11,539.75 per month. Benefits include personal time off, holidays, health, dental, and life insurance and retirement programs.

STATUS          

Full-time; Exempt.                          

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  The incumbent may be required to follow any other instruc­tions, and to perform any other related duties.

Southgate Recreation and Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered on the basis of their qualifications without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation or pregnancy.

Glenbrook Club

Golf Course Superintendent
Full-Time, On-Site
Role Description
The Glenbrook Club in Lake Tahoe, Nevada is currently seeking a full-time, on-site leadership candidate for a Golf Course Superintendent position. The Golf Course Superintendent directs and participates in the maintenance of the golf course areas including tees, greens, fairways, and cart paths; supervises the maintenance and repair of the irrigation system; operates and makes adjustments to the computer-controlled irrigation system; makes repairs to motorized and other mechanical equipment; assists in budget development and the process of buying new and/or used equipment; and assists during the off-season with snow removal and other tasks. The Golf Course Superintendent position reports to the Director of Agronomy and the General Manager.


Company Description
The Glenbrook Club is a private club located on Lake Tahoe’s beautiful east shore in Glenbrook, Nevada. Club members and their guests enjoy a unique nine-hole golf course, Golf Shop and Clubhouse, with a restaurant that is open from mid-June through early October each year. The Glenbrook Club was established in 1926 as the first golf course in Nevada. The course offers both beauty and challenge, and has been listed by Golf Digest as one of the world’s most enjoyable nine-hole courses. Rounds producing the best score require accurate shot making, as golf great Ben Hogan noted while playing his 1948 exhibition on our course. In total, five Masters Champions have graced Glenbrook’s fairways through the years. The course has been private since 1998.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy/Turf Management/Plant Science/Horticulture or an
    equivalent amount of work experience (5+ years) as a Golf Course Superintendent or as
    an Assistant Superintendent
  • A valid driver’s license and Nevada’s pesticide applicator’s license or ability to obtain
    one if hired
  • Certified Golf Course Superintendent (CGCS) preferred.
  • Understand the rules of golf and be current on federal, state, and local laws on course
    operations with proven knowledge of the principles and practices of golf course
    maintenance
  • Knowledge of the maintenance of golf course tees, fairways and greens; seeding and
    maintenance practices for golf course turf; planting, cultivating, pruning, and caring for
    plants, shrubs and trees; characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil
    conditioners; herbicides and pest control methods and materials; drainage control
    methods; and irrigation systems, including wells, pumps and automatic controls.
  • Strong administrative, management, leadership and communication skills, especially in
    critical problem-solving and decision-making
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, budgets, and resources
  • Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient
    utilization of workers and equipment; prepare clear and concise reports; and maintain
    effective employee and public relations.
  • Passion for the game of golf and dedication to providing an unparalleled experience to
    members and guests
  • Proficiency in computer use, knowledge of Toro irrigations controls, Microsoft Office
    and other applications as specified by supervisor.
  • Highly proficient golf course equipment operator
  • Position Benefits
    Starting salary for the Golf Course Superintendent position will be between $75,000 – $85,000 and is commensurate upon prior experience and job qualifications. The Glenbrook Club offers paid vacation, annual performance bonuses, monthly insurance stipend, GCSAA annual dues, bi-annual GCSAA show attendance, clothing perks, and more!
    Apply Today!
    To apply, please email resume to the General Manager at [email protected].

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