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  • 24 Aug 2017 7:41 PM | Tony Dierkers (Administrator)

    Company:  Miami View Golf Club

                          8411 Harrison Pike  

                        Miamitown, Oh 45002

    Minimum Experience

    • Previous experience as a head Golf Course Superintendent or at least 5 years as an assistant superintendent

    Minimum Education:  

    • 4 year degree in Turfgrass Management or related field
    •  A bachelor’s degree with a 2 year certification from a Turfgrass/Golf Course Management program

    About the Company

    • Miami View Golf Club is a private, member owned golf club situated on beautiful rolling hills above the Great Miami River in Miamitown, Ohio in Greater Cincinnati.  MV was established in 1960. William Diddell was the architect with many charter members contributing to the original construction.  MV has a full membership with a small waiting list.  The club has stood the test of time and it continues to pride itself on its quality conditioned golf course.  With the upgrades, better maintenance and improvements to the golf course Miami View provides our members a well-groomed, beautiful and challenging golfing experience.

    Job overview:  

    • Reports to the Greens Committee Chairperson and Board of Directors.
    • The Golf Course and Grounds Superintendent is responsible for all operations related to the golf course, grounds and all equipment needed to deliver excellence. 
    • Responsibilities include but are not limited to: turfgrass management, staff management, equipment management, golf course maintenance operations, budget forecasting and expenditures, proper water management, proper pesticide applications which include recording & compliance with state and local regulations, direct communications with the Golf Professional and Green’s Chairperson about course operations.

    Superintendents Responsibilities:

    • Maintain the golf course and its playability to the satisfaction of the Club’s Board of Directors, Green Committee & membership.
    • Have the vision and drive for the golf course’s continued improvement, development and conditioning, while maintaining today’s high standards of playability.
    • Administer and enforce all club rules, regulations and personnel policies.
    • Recruit, supervise & coordinate the scheduling of the golf course staff including hiring, training, evaluating and disposition of employees.
    • Oversee the maintenance, scheduling and repair of all golf course maintenance equipment.
    • Responsible for inventory & cost control for maintaining the golf course.
    • Develop annual budget & plans for the maintenance and capital improvement projects.
    • Provide recommendations for improvements & capital equipment expenditures for the golf course, those of which will continue the growth & development of the club.
    • Work closely with the Board of Directors & Greens Committee to operate the golf course in a fiscally responsible & professional manner.
    • Must be able to work independently and be a self-starting problem solver.
    • Have computer skills necessary to manage the course and to communicate with membership.
    • Design landscape plans for facility grounds & is able to implement the plans.

    Requirements:

    • Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license and pesticide application certificate.
    • Knowledge of managing high-end quality playing conditions in transition zone.
    • Knowledge of use and operating of all standard golf course equipment.
    • Pass a drug and background check
    • Knowledge of safe use, mixing & application of chemicals and commercial products.
    • Knowledge of the game of golf, rules of golf and be a golfer.
    • Knowledge of proper irrigation system controls, maintenance and installation.
    • Knowledge of small on-course construction planning, budgeting and implementation.
    • High level of dedication to the golf course conditions and course improvements.
    • Ability to  effectively communicate verbally, in writing and electronically with the Board of directors and members.

    Salary and Benefits:

    Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Benefits include: health insurance, paid vacation, education and seminar fees, association dues and a matching 401K plan.

    Start Date:  January 1, 2018

    Return responses to  Jim.heisel@gmail.com or mail to Miami View Golf Club, 8411 Harrison Pike, Cleves, Oh 45002

  • 16 Jan 2017 8:11 AM | Tony Dierkers (Administrator)

    Devou Park golf course is currently seeking candidates for the positon of assistant golf course superintendent. Devou Park golf course is an 18 hole golf course located in Devou Park, only minutes from downtown Cincinnati, Ohio and professionally managed by Devou Properties Management Company LLC.

    Overview

    The assistant golf course superintendent reports directly to the golf course superintendent. Under the superintendent's supervision, the assistant superintendent directs and participates in all aspects of the maintenance of the golf course; supervises and/or participates in the repair of equipment; and does related work as required. Some weekend work will be required to prepare the golf course for weekend play and events. The assistant superintendent may serve in the superintendent's capacity during his/her absence.

    Functions

    ·         Assists in planning, supervising and maintenance of the golf course; Assists in scheduling work and supervising the employees and the use of the equipment.

    ·         Instructs equipment operators on the operation and care of mowing and other equipment; operates and calibrates pesticide and fertilizer application equipment; and supervises and participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps, and in the maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems.

    ·         Assists in personnel management and evaluation, employee safety and personnel discipline.

    ·         May modify the daily work schedule based on professional interpretation.

    Employment standards

    ·         Working 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  pumps and automatic controls.

    ·         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.

    ·         Possession of a valid driver's license.

    ·         Must have or be able to attain a state of Kentucky pesticide applicator license within 60 days.

    Salary and Benefits

    ·         Up to $28,000 based on qualifications.

    ·         Health insurance

    ·         Life insurance

    ·         3% IRA match

    ·         Local and national GCSAA chapter dues

    ·         Vacation and sick time available based on time accrued

    Resumes or inquiries may be sent to the Golf Course Superintendent,

    Ron Freking: rfreking@devouparkgolf.comMobile:859-802-6875

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