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Golf Course Superintendent (4/6/18)
The Club at Sonterra
San Antonio, TX
The Club at Sonterra is looking for a Golf Course Superintendent to oversee the 36 hole operations and clubhouse grounds. Sonterra is a private country club owned and managed by CBIGG (CBONS International Golf Group) located on the north side of San Antonio. A Von Hagge/Devlin North Course and a Maxwell designed South Course create a nice variety in the Hill Country of Texas. Miniverde greens on the North Course and Emerald Bermuda on the South, with 419 bermuda everywhere else. For more information on the club check out the club website at www.clubatsonterra.com.
Requirements: Associates or 4 year degree in turf grass management or related field preferred. Five to ten years experience in the golf course management field. Must possess or be able to obtain TDA pesticide license within 90 days. Must be a team player and be able to work well with other department heads and CBIGG management team members.
Reporting: The golf course superintendent will report directly to the General Manager. The golf course superintendent will also use the CBIGG VP of Agronomy for support.
Salary: Based on Experience
Benefits: Company paid health insurance, life insurance, long term disability. Cafeteria plan dental, vision and other insurances available. Paid vacation, golf privileges, uniforms, discounted meals, cell phone provided. Dues paid in CTGCSA and GCSAA.
Position available: Immediately
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.
Golf Course Superintendent
Grand Pines Golf Club at Bentwater Yacht and Country Club
Grand Pines Golf Club is a 182 acre property that consists of 18 holes of pure golf nestled amongst Grand Pines and The Sam Houston National Forest. This unique opportunity to manage one of the great secret gems in Montgomery, Texas, is a rare opportunity. The Golf Course Superintendent will report directly to the Director of Agronomy, Donny Latham. He or She will oversee the day to day operations of all facets of this property which includes but not limited to, hiring and training staff of 14 team members, training the current Assistant Superintendent and Irrigation Tech and Spray Tech. The ideal candidate has a true passion for providing outstanding golf course conditions, building and creating a team atmosphere and interacting with the membership. This position salary range is from $65,000-$75,000 annually with the usual Health, dental, vision, 401k benefit package. GCSAA dues included, as well as local STGCSA dues, meals, uniform account, golfing privileges as well. This position is available immediately.
Grand Pines pertinent info:
- MiniVerde Ultradwarf Bermuda greens
- Approximately 12,000 rounds a year
- Toro Equipment lease
- Extensive tree removal project complete as well as underbrushing
- Bunker Renovation currently underway. Bunker Solutions and Tour Blend sand being installed.
- Conversion to Zeon Zoysia teeing surfaces project to start in Mid-March
Please send resume, cover letter and references attached in email format to Donny Latham at DLatham@bentwaterclub.com.