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Golf Course Superintendent (6/12/18)
Pine Forest Golf Club – Bastrop, Texas
Pine Forest Golf Club is currently seeking an experienced and qualified Golf Course Superintendent for immediate employment. Pine Forest Golf Club was carved out of the rolling hills of the Lost Pines Forest in 1979 by a group led by PGA Professionals Billy Martindale and Don January. A rare blend of dramatic elevation changes, water hazards, bunkers, rolling fairways and the Colorado River create a challenging yet relaxing experience.
The Superintendent will be responsible for the execution and direction of all golf course maintenance. The Superintendent will hire, train and lead his crew to ensure a quality golf course. The Superintendent should have an Applicators License or be able to obtain one within 90 days. The Superintendent will report to the General Manager/Director of Golf.
Minimum of a 2 year degree in Turf Management/Agronomy, with at least 2-3 years experience in a lead position.
Salary: $40,000 – $50,000 DOE
Benefits: Education allowance, Association dues
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JOB POSTING (6/6/18)
Golf Course Superintendent
EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION REQUIRED
CLASS TITLE: Golf Course Superintendent
DEPARTMENT: Parks & Recreation
DIVISION: Golf Course
FLSA STATUS: Exempt/Full-time
Under the general direction of the Golf Course General Manager, responsible for the care and maintenance of the golf course; to direct and participate in grounds construction and maintenance work; and to do related work as requested.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Supervise, perform and maintain the cultivation of the City owned Golf Course; including cultivation and maintenance of grass areas on fairways, greens, tees, lawns, shrubs and plant life of the golf course.
Oversees construction and maintenance of entire playing surface of the golf course. Ensures greens, tees, roughs and fairways, etc., are maintained to an acceptable level of
golf course play
Supervise and direct the purchases of equipment, supplies and services within the limits of the department budget.
Interview, hire and train all maintenance personnel.
Prepare budgets and schedules for the operation and maintenance concerned with the overall grounds keeping of the golf course.
Responsible Maintains adequate inventory and records of fertilizer, herbicides, soil conditioners for keeping accurate records of personnel, golf course maintenance, equipment, inventories, weather, deviation reports, and pesticide requirements and other related documents.
Makes frequent inspections of the golf course and plans the course routinely to insure consistent playability.
Enforces industry safety practices including adherence to relevant federal, state and local regulations.
Maintains current applicator’s license for application of chemicals.
Assists in development of long-range golf course plans. Recommends changes in policies and procedures to the Conservation Administrator.
Works with Golf Manager to ensure smooth golf course operations and minimum disruption to golfers.
Keeps abreast of current and new/best practices in the care of plant life, turf management, and cultural practices, including the use of chemicals.
Organize and develop written reports as required, and maintains accurate records of maintenance activities.
Performs related other duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: For indefinite periods of time – mobility within an office and field environment; exposure to toxic waste, chemical, dust/mites, and fume/odor hazards; exposure
to extreme cold, heat, temperature swings, and noise; writing; walking; typing; twisting body; stooping; standing; squatting; sorting; sitting; seeing; running; pushing up to 200 pounds, pulling, lifting carrying, dragging, and pulling up to 90 pounds; kneeling; filing; data entry; crawling; cleaning; climbing; reading; decision making; reaching above shoulder level; using both hands for simple and firm grasping; clarity of hearing; communicating clearly and effectively in person; fine finger manipulation; operation of calculator, all golf course equipment, on and off road vehicles (standard and automatic), wrenches, shovels, rakes, picks, and sledge hammer; operation of a motor vehicle through city traffic.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, DEGREES, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR LICENSES:
Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, landscape architecture, or equivalent. or Associate degree in Golf Course landscape or equivalent, OR any combination of experience related to the requirements. Chemical Applications Certificate is preferred. Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license.
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS: Four (4) years of experience as a Golf Course Grounds Superintendent or Assistant Golf Course Grounds Superintendent, or any combination of experience relating to the job requirement(s). Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Must be able to safely operate trucks vehicles, specialty equipment, and heavy to and light motorized equipment, and follow oral and written directions. Must have knowledge of golf course maintenance; including S. E. Texas turf grasses, trees, shrubs and plant life; mowing care of greens, tees, fairways and roughs, sand traps; use of pesticides, fertilizers and over seeding,
aerating and verticutting, watering, soils, drainage, Toro irrigation systems and repairs, top dressing and soil amendments; equipment maintenance and repair; weeds, fungi, and insects, and
their control; construction methods and techniques associated with golf courses; rules and regulations of the golf game so as to gain an objective view of the golf course from a players point-of-view.
SALARY INFORMATION: 46K – 63K DOQ
INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING FOR EMPLOYMENT: This position is open until filled.
Interested applicants must submit a “signed” employment application, (resumes are only accepted with a signed & completed employment application), to Human Resources. Scanned employment applications can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org . Physical address: City of Jersey Village, Human Resources, 16327 Lakeview Dr., Jersey Village, Texas 77040.
Application available at http://www.jerseyvillage.info/upload/page/0021/docs/Application_for_Employment.pdf
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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.