Superintendent Positions

Eagle Ridge Golf Club. Superintendent Position

Job 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.

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/CEO/Supervisor to operate the Golf Course in a fiscally responsible and professional manner.
  • Must be able to work independently and be a self-starting problem solver.

Primary Duties:

  • Oversees the care and maintenance of the turf, ornamental plants, shrubs, trees and wetlands on the facility grounds.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • Coordinates snow removal and winter maintenance activities when necessary.

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years experience as a Golf Superintendent or 1st Assistant
  • 2-year Degree or Certificate in Turf Management (or related field, like agronomy, horticulture, plant science, soil science).
  • Advance computer skills required for financial reporting and control of operations, including use of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Pesticide Application License
  • Prefer Certification by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
  • Prefer good command of Spanish language
  • $72,000 – $76,000 Based on Experience

Contact: miriam.cline@yadavgroup.net

Eagle Ridge Golf Club   2951 Club Drive, Gilroy, CA 95020

Redhawk Golf Course Golf Course Superintendent Temecula, CA

Salary: $75,000-$95,000 Full Time – Experienced Education: Associates Degree

Under the general supervision of Redhawk Management, perform a variety of supervisory and skilled tasks in the maintenance and operation of the golf property.

Essential Duties:

  • Check all putting greens, tee boxes, fairways, and roughs daily
  • Maintain all grounds including golf course, clubhouse surrounds and other landscaped areas
  • Train employees on golf course maintenance machinery and all other aspects of golf course procedures and/or policies including etiquette
  • Participate in the annual budget process by creating first drafts and purchasing products as needed per the budget
  • Prepares and manages annual budget plan for the maintenance operation
  • Facilitate and assist in the hiring and/or terminating of golf course maintenance staff
  • Hires, supervises, and develops Assistant Superintendent, foreman, irrigation technician
  • Informs management about present and future maintenance activities
  • Coordinates scheduling of all personnel assigned to the department
  • Communicates frequently with the General Manager to discuss activities, goals, plans and customer feedback
  • Ensure buildings and equipment are organized and maintained and that these meet all employer and lease requirements. All scheduled maintenance is scheduled. Work areas are to be clean and always organized. All tools are to be organized and accounted for.
  • Ensure Redhawk is current with training programs, posting and notices for the Department of Health and Department of Agriculture, OSHA, and all regulatory agencies
  • Perform or assist subordinates in performing duties such as mowing or wee whipping grass on the tee boxes, fairways, roughs, collars, and greens; irrigating the course and working on its watering system; sodding; trimming; and applying fertilizer and pesticides on and around the course. Must have or obtain an Applicators License
  • Implements and enforces comprehensive safety program
  • Ensure that record keeping for regulatory agencies is kept current and available to inspectors
  • Develop and implement a fertilizer program based on soil reports
  • Develop and implement a chemical application program using IPM as the crux of the program
  • Inspect golf course maintenance and improvement services provided by contractors or vendors for compliance with performance standards
  • Attend local association meetings with approval from management
  • Prepare and maintain daily, monthly, and annual reports and records as assigned
  • Ensures that the golf course is providing healthy and high-quality playing conditions for guests of the property
  • Maintain personal grooming and appearance standards
  • Must be highly organized and efficient with a high attention to detail
  • Strong business aptitude and a passion for the golf business
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Spanish language ability preferred but not required
  • Basic computer skills, Word, and Excel

Job Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, sill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 2–4-year degree in Agronomics with a minimum of 5 years of experience as a Golf Course Superintendent required.
  • 3-5 years turf grass management experience
  • GCSAA Member preferred
  • California QAC or ability to obtain within 90 days
  • Ability to perform and demonstrate all functions, activities, and techniques applicable to the golf course maintenance procedures and policies
  • Skill and ability to plan and assign work to subordinates
  • Ability to identify pests and recommend control methods
  • Ability to operate all maintenance equipment including walking and riding greens mowers, tee mowers, fairway mowers, rough mowers, rollers, bunker rakes, carts, push mowers and a variety of powered and non-powered hand tools
  • Ability to operate irrigation system, wells, and domestic water system
  • Ability to apply fertilizer and pesticides
  • Qualified Applicators License required
  • Strong TORO Site Pro irrigation experience highly preferred
  • Certification by all governing agencies applicable
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Please email resumes to: Randy Wood Redhawk Golf Course randy@woodmtn.com

Golf Course Superintendent Opening at Alta Sierra Country Club Posted 8/31/21

The Alta Sierra Country Club located near Grass Valley, Ca is excited to announce the exceptional career opportunity of Golf Course Superintendent.  Our scenic golf course has a perfect setting for country club golf in the Sierra foothills.  Every hole has a distinctive character, making this the ideal place for a semi-private country club among the picturesque setting of the Gold Country.

Key Responsibilities of the Golf Course Superintendent:

  • Responsible for Hiring, Training, disciplines, mentoring employees, evaluating performance, rewarding and disciplining team members
  • Maintain and report necessary records to all of the appropriate governmental agencies overseeing our operations
  • Develop and carry out fertilizer and pesticide programs for all facets of the golf course and practice areas
  • Obtain bids and procure materials to carry out turf program as well as maintenance equipment
  • Organize and oversee daily routine maintenance schedules
  • Operate Rainbird Maxi irrigation system
  • Develop financial, capital and budget plans and manage expenses within the department in accordance with the Board of Directors
  • Ensures that all associates obtain proper training and/or licenses needed to perform job tasks safely and within city, state and federal regulations
  • Addresses directly all perceived environmental issues
  • Ensures both upward and downward communications
  • Provides leadership and a positive working environment that fosters teamwork, communication, ethical behavior with their team
  • Ensures safe environment for both workers and golfers
  • The Superintendent works closely with the Board of Directors and Greens Committee on capital improvement expansion projects, as well as regular interaction with the Head Golf Professional to maximize the number of rounds of golf played by scheduling maintenance practices around Member play, Public play, and tournaments
  • Work with Green Committee and Board of Directors to prioritize projects, course conditions and improvements to carry out vision of Club’s future

Experience/Education

  • GCSAA Class A Superintendent
  • 2-4 year college degree or certificate in agronomic studies
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent
  • Have and maintain a California Qualified Applicator Certificate for purchase and application of turf protection materials

Salary – Negotiable based on experience

Date Job Available – November 1, 2021 Resumes Due October 1, 2021

Send Resumes to: Alta Sierra Country Club, 1897 Tammy Way, Grass Valley, CA   95949

 Attn:  Jim Pearce, Alta Sierra Country Club Website:   https://www.altasierracc.com

Jim Pearce (530-205-6440) for any questions or clarifications 


Posted 08-12-21

Westlake Golf Course, 4812 Lakeview Canyon Road, Westlake Village, CA 91361

westlakegc@yahoo.com

Course Description: 1967 Ted Robinson Design, 5000 yard 18hole golf course with driving range

The Superintendent is an integral member of the property’s management team and oversees the maintenance and agronomic practices for the golf course and adjacent grounds, including the clubhouse landscaping and maintenance.

Experience Requirements:

  • *3-5 years turf grass management experience required
  • *Supervisory, coaching and staff development experience required
  • *A four year college degree preferred, but not required
  • *GCSAA Member preferred, but not required
  • *California QAC or ability to obtain within 90 days
  • *Knowledge of budgeting and expense management
  • *Knowledge of local, federal and state laws and regulations affecting golf course operations
  • *Must have a strong business aptitude and passion for the golf business
  • *Must be highly organized and efficient with a high attention to detail
  • *Must have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • *Must be fluent in Spanish language
  • *Basic computer skills-Excel
  • Special Requirements
  • *Maintains all grounds including the golf course, clubhouse surroundings and driving range
  • *Supervises all planting, fertilizing and chemical applications
  • *Hires and supervises all employees in the maintenance department
  • *Coordinates scheduling of all personnel assigned to the department
  • *Communicates frequently with the General Manager to discuss activities, goals and plans
  • *Prepares and manages annual budget plan for the golf course maintenance operation
  • *Maintains inventory and oversees all repairs and scheduled maintenance of all golf course equipment
  • *Implements and enforces comprehensive safety program for employees of the department
  • *Supervises maintenance and operation of irrigation system
  • *Develops chemical and fertilizing plan on an annual basis
  • *Prepares and maintains all record keeping for maintenance 
  • *Performs other duties as assigned

Salary and Benefits

  • $70,000 depending on experience
  • Health Insurance

To apply please email resume to: westlakegc@yahoo.com                              

Contact:  Chris Vatcher


Birch Hills Golf Course Superintendent

Brea, California Position Available: 6/1/21

The Golf Course Superintendent oversees the maintenance and agronomic practices of the golf course and adjacent grounds, including the driving range, clubhouse landscaping, and maintenance.

Facility: Birch Hills Golf Course – 18 Hole Executive Length Public Golf Facility

Compensation: $70,000 to $75,000 per year

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • 3-5 years turf grass management experience required
  • A turf certificate or a four-year college degree preferred
  • GCSAA Member preferred
  • Knowledge of budgeting and expense management
  • Qualified Applicators License or ability to get obtain one
  • Strong irrigation experience highly preferred
  • Must be highly organized and efficient with a high attention to detail
  • Facility cleanliness and organization are a must
  • Basic computer skills, Word and Excel

Position Responsibilities:

  • Maintains all grounds including the golf course, clubhouse surrounds and other landscaped areas
  • Supervises all agronomic practices and other care of turf, plants, shrubs and trees on the golf course and clubhouse grounds
  • Hires, supervises and develops Assistant Superintendent, foreman, irrigation technician and other employees in the maintenance department
  • Informs ownership about present and future maintenance activities
  • Coordinates scheduling of all personnel assigned to the maintenance department
  • Communicates frequently with the General Manger and Corporate Director of Agronomy to discuss activities, goals, plans and customer feedback.
  • Prepares and manages annual budget plan for the golf course maintenance operation on an annual basis
  • Maintains inventory and oversees all repairs and scheduled maintenance of all golf course maintenance equipment
  • Implements and enforces comprehensive safety program
  • Supervises maintenance and operation of drainage, irrigation and other central watering systems
  • Develops chemical and fertilizing agronomic plan on an annual basis with Corporate Agronomist
  • Ensures that the golf course is providing healthy and high quality playing conditions for guests of the property
  • Prepares and maintains all recordkeeping for maintenance department including pesticide applications
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor or manager

Resumes: Please email resumes to Paul R Mock Jr. National Director of Agronomy Western Golf Properties pmock@wgolfp.com


Golf Course Superintendent The Lakes at El Segundo

400 S Pacific Coast Highway, El Segundo, California 90245

Position Available – ASAP

Public10 hole short course with practice area. Will be lighted and on the grounds of the new TopGolf venue in El Segundo. The Superintendent is an integral member of the property’s management team and oversees the maintenance and agronomic practices of the golf course and adjacent grounds, including the clubhouse landscaping and maintenance. This will be a project in conjunction with TopGolf as their first green grass facility at a TopGolf Venue in US. This is a total renovation job that will include new irrigation, bentgrass greens, bunkers, tees and sodding/sprigging all other areas with Kikuya. The below responsibilities also include overseeing the repair and maintenance of all golf course related equipment.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Maintains all grounds including the golf course, clubhouse surrounds and other maintainable property
  • Supervises all planting, fertilizing and chemical applications, and other care of turf, plants, shrubs and trees on the golf course and clubhouse surrounds
  • Hires, supervises and develops Assistant Superintendent, foreman, irrigation technician and other employees in the maintenance department
  • Informs members about present and future maintenance activities
  • Coordinates scheduling of all personnel assigned to the department
  • Communicates frequently with the General Manger and Director of Maintenance to discuss activities, goals, plans and member/customer feedback.
  • Prepares and manages annual budget plan for the golf course maintenance operation on an annual basis
  • Maintains inventory and oversees all repairs and scheduled maintenance of all golf course maintenance equipment
  • Implements and enforces comprehensive safety program for employees of the maintenance department
  • Supervises maintenance and operation of drainage, irrigation and other mechanical watering systems
  • Develops chemical and fertilizing plan on an annual basis
  • Ensures that the golf course is providing healthy and high quality playing conditions for guests of the property
  • Prepares and maintains all recordkeeping for maintenance department (i.e. Human Resource files, inventory files, fertilization and chemical application logs)
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor or manager

Qualifications, Experience and Skill Requirements:

ESSENTIAL

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be highly organized, efficient and detail oriented
  • Must possess basic computer skills – Word and Excel
  • Must have supervisory, coaching and staff development experience
  • Must have a strong business aptitude and passion for the golf business
  • Must have a basic knowledge of budgeting and expense management
  • Must have 3-5 years turfgrass management experience
  • Must have QAL and irrigation experience

COMPENSATION:

Compensation for the position will be a base salary of $75,000 – $80,000, depending on experience.  Compensation package also includes health, dental, and vision insurances, 401(k) plan, FSA, vacation, and sick days.

Resumes to: Dan Evers –  devers@indigogolf.com

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