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  • 18 Mar 2019 6:30 AM | Tony Dierkers (Administrator)

    Contact:
    Telephone:
    Jason Mahl
    Office: 937-293-8189
    Cell: 937-479-4615
    Email: jason@morainecountryclub.com
    Moraine Country Club is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the Assistant In
    Training position for the upcoming 2019 season. A terrific opportunity for the
    right person to gain experience in preparing the golf course for the upcoming
    2019 Ohio Amateur in July.
    Moraine Country Club is an 18 Hole Championship Golf Course located in
    Kettering, Ohio. A vibrant history precedes this golf course. The course
    recently completed a total renovation in 2015. Greens (Pure Distinction), Tees
    and Fairways (007) have been re-grassed to bent-grass. Architect Keith Foster
    developed the Master plan. He was able to maintain the integrity of the golf
    course while enhancing its natural features. The property is a one of a kind. A
    Moraine is a terminal glacier, which left undulations you typically only find on
    a golf course in Ireland or Scotland. The original architect Alec “Nipper”
    Campbell was initially the golf pro at The Country Club in Brookline,
    Massachusetts. He was born and raised in Scotland and had a respect for the
    links-style golf courses in his homeland. You could only imagine how he felt
    the moment he stepped onto the property and felt like he was back in his native
    Scotland. Moraine has held the Ohio Amateur every ten years starting in
    1979, 1989, 1999, 2009, and will be hosting again in 2019. Byron Nelson won
    the 1945 PGA Championship which was the last major he won. Nelson won
    11 tournaments in a row in 1945, and the PGA at Moraine was his ninth
    victory during that streak. The streak of winning 11 PGA events in a row is
    still a record today.
    Special Requirements:
    Positive attitude, strong work ethic, able to maintain a professional
    appearance, self-motivating, and willing to work long hours. You will be
    involved in all facets of the operations including course set-up, mowing, hand
    watering, and syringing, fertilizer /chemical applications and calibrations,
    irrigation repair, aeration, topdressing, etc.
    Job Information / benefits:
    • 2 or 4 year turf science program or
    similar qualifications.
    • This will be a Full-Time position.
    • Previous golf course maintenance
    experience is a plus but not required.
    • Health and Dental Insurance, 401K
    • Golf privileges, Meals, Uniforms
    • Local and Regional seminar and
    conference attendance
    • GCSAA and local dues
    • PGA tournament volunteer
    opportunity
    • Green committee meeting attendance


  • 15 Mar 2019 1:35 PM | Tony Dierkers (Administrator)

    Boone County Fiscal Court

    Job Description

    2nd Assistant Golf Course Superintendent 

    March 2019 

    Job Summary

    The responsibility of the 2nd Assistant Golf Course Superintendent is to assist the Golf Course Grounds Superintendent, Senior Assistant Grounds Superintendent, and 1st Assistant Superintendent with supervision, training, planning, and evaluating staff and processes. Attention to detail and ability to communicate to the staff is imperative for providing a safe, highly effective and efficient team. Duties are performed under the general direction of the Golf Course Superintendent, Senior Assistant Grounds Superintendent, and 1st Assistant Superintendent.

    Major Essential Duties

    * Ensures the course is in proper playing condition.

    * Assist in oversight of cool season grass management in the transition zone.

    * Assist in management of general chemical, fertilizer, and irrigation practices to include ensuring proper pesticide/fertilizer application and calibration.

    * Maintain and apply a working knowledge of golf course equipment.

    * Train staff and follow-up on job performance.

    * Managing a crew of seasonal employees.

    * Making daily golf course maintenance assignments in accordance with agronomic/turf management plan.

    * Assist in required administrative work related to the golf course as assigned such as paperwork and computer data entry.

    * Assist in customer service and ensure staff is customer service oriented.

    * Perform duties related to 2nd Assistant Golf Course Superintendent position but not expressly stated.

    Minor Duties

    * Maintain a clean shop area and keep it orderly and efficient.

    * Assist with needs at both Boone County golf courses when necessary.

    * Be available for snow removal, when needed by the County.

    * Be available for training opportunities as provided by County.

    Relationships

    The 2nd Assistant Golf Course Superintendent performs duties within the Golf Course Grounds Department under the direct supervision of the Golf Course Grounds Superintendent, Senior Assistant Grounds Superintendent, and 1st Assistant Superintendent.

    Qualifications

    Education and/or Experience

    * 2-4 year degree in Turf Management or 3+ years as an Assistant Superintendent

    * 3-5 years’ previous golf course maintenance experience

    * Must have or have the ability to obtain a Kentucky Pesticide Applicators license

    Language Skills

    * Ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing

    * Ability to read, analyze, and interpret policies, procedures, equipment manuals, and safety documents

    * Strong interpersonal as well as written and oral communication skills

    Mathematical Skills

    * Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure

    Reasoning Skills

    * Solves practical problems

    * Reading a ruler/measurements

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    * Possession of, or ability to obtain promptly, a Commonwealth of Kentucky motor vehicle operator's license

    Other Knowledge and/or Skills

    * Ability to maintain and work within a set budget

    * Work in a team environment

    * Basic knowledge of the game of golf preferred

    * Knowledge of and ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely

    * Strong attention to detail, with a passion for excellence and a great team attitude

    * Computer proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    Physical Demands

    While performing job duties, the employee could reasonably be expected to:

    * Regularly (over 2/3 of regular work day)

    o Stand or walk

    o Talk or hear

    o Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds safely

    o Operate a vehicle

    * Occasionally (under 1/3 of regular work day)

    o Stand or walk

    o Reach with hands and arms

    o Use hands to type, handle papers, tools etc.

    Vision requirements include close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus

    Work Environment

    * Temperature level will vary depending on season

    * Moisture level will vary from extreme dry to rain, snow, and icy conditions

    * This employee is required to do physical exertion such as long periods of standing, walking, recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, and lifting of moderately heavy items

    * May work overtime as required

    Comments

    Must display the following:

    * Positive communication

    * Objectivity

    * Willingness to solve problems

    * Commitment to serve the county's best interests

    * Must adhere to the applicable provisions of the Department Rules and Regulations, the Personnel Policy Manual, the Boone County Administrative Code, the Kentucky Revised Statutes, and any other procedures, rules, regulations, and policies set forth by appropriate authorities

    * Must be neat in appearance

    * Must be 18 years or older

    * Must have personal integrity and remain free of felony convictions


  • 11 Feb 2019 9:48 AM | Tony Dierkers (Administrator)

    2nd Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

    Heatherwoode Golf Club

    Springboro, Ohio

    Heatherwoode Golf Club is an upscale public golf facility owned and operated by the City of Springboro.  Springboro is a vibrant, affluent city located in southwest Ohio. Designed by Dennis Griffiths, Heatherwoode has gone through numerous upgrades and improvements since opening in 1991. The golf course recently converted the driving range tees to hybrid Bermuda.  Greens, Tees, and Fairways are Bent/Poa.

    The 2nd Assistant Golf Course Superintendent responsibilities include training new staff, spraying, fertilizing, irrigation repair and supervising a staff of 20.  The 2nd Assistant Superintendent will work hand in hand with the Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant Golf Course Superintendent to insure the highest conditions possible. Candidate must possess a positive attitude, great work ethic, and attention to detail. Associate’s degree or certificate in Turf Grass Management or a related field preferred. Some golf course maintenance experience required.  Must possess Ohio Pesticide License or have the ability to obtain licensure within six (6) months.

      

    Salary $37,000 - $45,000 doe.  Excellent benefits package. Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, national/local superintendent’s dues, vacation, health, dental, and vision insurance.

    Send resumes or application to:

    CITY OF SPRINGBORO 320 W. CENTRAL AVE.

    SPRINGBORO, OHIO 45066

    Attn: Taylor Hause, Golf Course Superintendent

    Deadline for resumes or applications is Monday, February 18, 2019 A post offer, pre-employment drug screen and background check is required.  

    THE CITY OF SPRINGBORO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Applications can be found at: www.ci.springboro.oh.us



  • 25 Jan 2019 11:46 AM | Tony Dierkers (Administrator)

    Aston Oaks Golf Club Attn: Drew Macke One Aston Oaks Drive North Bend, Ohio 45052 (513) 467-0070 ext. 4 www.astonoaksgolfclub.com Please submit resume by email or mail: Drew@astonoaksgolfclub.com

    Job Opportunity: Assistant Superintendent--Full Time

    Here at Aston Oaks Golf Club we pride ourselves on the high quality of magnificent golf, superb amenities and outstanding service that we offer our valued customers. We have worked hard over the years to become a staple of the community, and in the process we have earned recognition as one of the region's premier golf experiences.

    Job Overview:

    ● In this position, the Assistant Superintendent will be working closely with the GM and an experienced grounds crew consisting of approximately 15 people

    ● Being a Team Leader that can be a Team Player is a key function of this role

    ● Skillful in planning, organizing, supervising, training, and scheduling

    ● Knowledgeable of turf, irrigation, chemicals, and equipment

    ● Managing projects in a timely, resourceful, and proactive way

    ● Overseeing landscaping of clubhouse and facilities

    Education:

    ● Education and/or experience: Turf Management, Golf Course Maintenance, Golf Industry, and Landscaping

    ● Must have or be able to obtain an Ohio Pesticide License

    Salary:

    ● Competitive industry wage depending on experience and education. This is a salaried position.

    ● After a probationary time, this position can lead to a full-time Superintendent position.

    Benefits:

    ● Paid vacation and sick days

    ● Employee meals



  • 07 Jan 2019 1:38 PM | Tony Dierkers (Administrator)

    Mechanic / Equipment Manager Job Description

    Legendary Run Golf Course is recognized as one of the premiere golf courses in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.  Located on the east side of Cincinnati, LRGC is an eighteen hole public golf course that also offers limited memberships.

    We are looking for a dependable person with a passion for the industry, who desires to become an integral part of a successful and enjoyable work environment.

    Education:  High School Diploma a must; Trade certificate/degree preferred

    Experience:  A minimum of three years of mechanic experience preferred

    Salary:  $37,000 to $45,000

    Reports to:  Head Grounds Superintendent

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    ·         Repair and maintenance of golf course equipment including but not limited to inspection, diagnosis, and repair of mechanical defects and failures.  Equipment includes diesel, electric, gasoline-powered, and hydraulic.

    ·         Ensures high quality mower setup and has an eye for detail.

    ·         Observes mowers and other equipment in the field to ascertain proper operation and quality of cut on the various terrain of the golf course.

    ·         Prioritizes equipment repair and maintenance work.

    ·         Maintains a preventative maintenance program within budget on all equipment, purchases repair parts and replacement supplies.

    ·         Spot checks equipment for performance on the course, frequently making emergency equipment repair on the course.

    ·         Services or supervises the servicing of equipment prior to use.

    ·         Monitors employee’s use of equipment, including the training phase for new employees.

    ·         Willingness to assist, as needed, in maintaining course grounds.

    Skills Required:

    ·         Knowledge of a variety of equipment repair tools and repair procedures.

    ·         Working knowledge of theory, care, and operation of internal combustion engines and mowing equipment.

    ·         Willingness to work in less than desirable weather conditions, when necessary, to repair equipment.

    ·         Ability to diagnose mechanical problems while determining expedient repair procedures.

    ·         Knowledge of, and skill in reel grinding.

    ·         Skill in irrigation repair.

    ·         Basic skills in welding.

    ·         Knowledge of and/or the ability to play the game of golf, and an understanding of how job performance affects the playing conditions that are vitally important to our customers.

    ·         Physical ability to lift a minimum of fifty pounds.

    Applicants or those seeking additional information are asked to contact Scott Caparso at legendaryrun19@gmail.com, or Mike Chandler at chandler@legendaryrungolf.com.


  • 04 Jan 2019 8:58 AM | Tony Dierkers (Administrator)

    Majestic Springs Golf Club
    1631 Todds Forks Road
    Wilmington, OH 45177

    Majestic Springs Golf Club......the best kept secret in Southwest Ohio.

    2 years in a row Top 10 Public Course in Ohio.

    Top 5 Public Course in Greater Cincinnati Area.

    What started out as a Field of Dreams is now a reality, known as Majestic Springs Golf Club. After talking about the concept of a golf course for the better part of 10 years, the Mckay's dream finally became a reality. But the course didn't happen overnight, and it didn't come without a lot of hard work and dedication.

    The dream came into fruitation in the spring of 1999 with the opening of the front nine holes. And by the end of the summer, the 220-acre McKay farm was completely transformed into an 18-hole links style golf course designed by Ohio's own Barry Serafin, principal of Serafin Golf Course Design. Serafin has been designing and renovating award-winning golf courses since 1987 and his creation at Majestic Springs ranks near the top of his list.

    This course provides for some of the more natural and picturesque holes a golfer will find in the area. At Majestic Springs, Serafin based his creative design on the natural, challenging flow of the land here in Wilmington. His sensitivity to the existing environment resulted in Majestic Springs 220 acres of farmland becoming one of Ohio's most exciting courses, utilizing the famous links-style as defined by the natural features of the golf course. In fact, less than 200,000 yards of dirt were moved, one-third to one-half of what is typically moved to create a new course.

    Job Skills / Requirements- Serves as a lead worker on small projects or assignments. May monitor work in progress performed by Technicians, provides direction, trains, resolves routine problems and ensures work is completed as directed and in conformance with quality standards. Reports work progress and related information to Owner on a regular basis. Performs various grounds maintenance tasks to golf courses. Applies fertilizer, seed and pesticides to turf areas. Clears brush and fells trees. Mows rights of way, rough areas, fairways, greens, and other golf course areas. Plants flowers, shrubs, and trees. Waters and fertilizes plants, prunes trees and shrubs, weeds flower beds, and performs other gardening tasks as required. Plows snow and ice from roadways, parking areas and walkways. Operates a variety of golf course equipment such as various types of mowers, snow plows, string trimmers, chain saws, shovels, and other gardening tools to perform maintenance tasks, and monitors systems performance

    OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES- Performs minor mechanical repairs and performs routine preventive maintenance to small gasoline engines in tractors, mowers, pumps, trucks, etc. Changes oil, lubricates moving parts, checks fluid levels, replaces belts, etc. Assists in the training of golf personnel. Ensures safe maintenance practices are followed. Performs routine repairs to cart paths by patching pot holes, etc. Picks up litter in golf course area and performs routine duties.


    EQUIPMENT OPERATED- Sprayer and other pesticide application equipment; tractor; snow plow; lawn mower; weed whacker; chain saw; shovel; various gardening tools; screwdriver; circular saw; hammer; wrenches; power tools, snow blower; backpack blower; pressure washer; and other standard industry equipment. 

    -Spray License required

    -Some mechanical experience/repairs preferred

    Salary - $50,000+ Depending on Experience

    Matching Retirement Available

    2 weeks Paid Vacation

    Email resume to Kevin O’Sullivan kevin@buypps.com


  • 19 Dec 2018 7:52 AM | Tony Dierkers (Administrator)

    Employment Opportunity: Assistant Grounds Superintendent
    Hyde Park Golf and Country Club, Cincinnati Ohio

    Hyde Park Golf and Country Club is a Donald Ross Design private facility established in 1909 located in Cincinnati. The membership, over the past decade has invested in the infrastructure of the golf course and grounds with a new irrigation system, green drainage, bunker reconstruction, tee renovations and cart path enhancements. Recently, a facilities renovation including: golf practice area, pool, multiple structures and rackets facility. For more information about the course and the operations, please visit our blog at: www.hydeparkgolfandcountryclub.blogspot.com

    The Assistant Grounds Superintendent will collaborate with both Assistant and
    Grounds Superintendent on a daily basis with all facets of Golf Course and Turfgrass Management including, but not limited to:
    • Team leadership and task management of 20 team members
    • Mentoring of Turfgrass Interns and Assistant in Training
    • Moisture management, irrigation repair and scheduling
    • Project management
    • Assisting in budget and program development
    • Application of pesticides and fertilizers
    • Membership updates
    • Attendance of Grounds Committee meetings
    • Vendor relations
    • Data collection

    Hyde Park provides an excellent opportunity to develop and hone skills in both turfgrass management and leadership while maintaining work- life balance. The ideal candidate will have critical thinking skills, eager to learn, excellent work ethic and able to have fun in a team oriented atmosphere.

    Salary Range: $40,000/year

    Benefits:
    • Employer contribution to Health Care, Health Savings Plan and 401k
    • Dental
    • Annual PGA tour/ USGA Event Volunteer Opportunities
    • Local and regional conference attendance
    • Meals
    • Cell phone
    • Golf
    • Uniforms

    Please forward resumes with references to:
    Pat O’Brien, MSc.
    Grounds Superintendent

  • 31 Jul 2018 7:03 AM | Tony Dierkers (Administrator)

    Overview- Great Parks of Hamilton County is accepting applications for Golf Maintenance Specialist for the Mill and Meadow Links Golf Courses at Winton Woods. Performs a variety of semi-skilled maintenance tasks to grounds, landscape, equipment and facilities within golf courses. Job requires application of clearly prescribed practices or methods requiring the making of minor decisions and use of some judgment. May serve as lead worker on small projects or assignments. Employee proceeds alone on most tasks, referring questionable cases to supervisor. May require weekend and holiday work assignments as well as variable work shifts and on-call response to special events and weather related events or other emergencies. This position works year round, for up to 1,500 hours per year and requires evenings, weekends and holiday work with varying start and shift times.

    Job Skills / Requirements- Serves as a lead worker on small projects or assignments. May monitor work in progress performed by Technicians, provides direction, trains, resolves routine problems and ensures work is completed as directed and in conformance with quality standards. Reports work progress and related information to Manager on a regular basis. Performs various grounds maintenance tasks to golf courses. Applies fertilizer, seed and pesticides to turf areas. Clears brush and fells trees. Mows rights of way, rough areas, fairways, greens, and other golf course areas. Plants flowers, shrubs, and trees. Waters and fertilizes plants, prunes trees and shrubs, weeds flower beds, and performs other gardening tasks as required. Plows snow and ice from roadways, parking areas and walkways. Operates a variety of park and golf course equipment such as dump trucks, various types of mowers, snow plows, string trimmers, chain saws, shovels, and other gardening tools to perform maintenance tasks, and monitors systems performance. Performs minor plumbing, irrigation system, electrical, carpentry and building repairs to park facilities. Paints buildings and other structures. Performs maintenance duties including HVAC inspections, replacing furnace filters, inspects fire extinguishers and other routine maintenance duties; replaces signs, repairs fences, tables. Maintains records related to work performed. Performs job duties in accordance with Great Parks of Hamilton County’s policies, procedures, and performance expectations. Maintains confidentiality of confidential and sensitive information. Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and punctual attendance and works outside of normal schedule as required. 

    OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES- Performs minor mechanical repairs and performs routine preventive maintenance to small gasoline engines in tractors, mowers, pumps, trucksters, trucks, etc. Changes oil, lubricates moving parts, checks fluid levels, replaces belts, etc. Assists in the training of golf personnel. Ensures safe maintenance practices are followed. Performs routine repairs to cart paths by patching pot holes, etc. Picks up litter in golf courses and performs routine janitorial duties. Sweeps and mops floors, empties wastebaskets, cleans carpets and sanitizes and inspects restrooms and public areas. Performs other job duties as assigned. Utilizes and promotes environmentally sustainable practices and processes. 

    EQUIPMENT OPERATED- Sprayer and other pesticide application equipment; dump truck; tractor; snow plow; lawn mower; weed whacker; chain saw; shovel; various gardening tools; screwdriver; circular saw; hammer; wrenches; power tools, snow blower; backpack blower; pressure washer; and other standard industry equipment. 

    CONTACT WITH OTHERS- Great Park employees and volunteers; vendors, general public, and other job contacts. WORKING CONDITIONS- Frequent outdoor working conditions and occasional indoor work with exposure to noise, dust, dirt, grease, and inclement weather conditions including heat, cold, rain and snow. USUAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS- The employee frequently exhibits manual dexterity performing job duties, and occasionally talks and hears when working and interacting with job contacts. The employee frequently stands, walks, squats, and bends for extended periods of time, and frequently uses hands to hold and control tools. The employee regularly sits while operating trucks, tractors, and other riding equipment. Employee typically exhibits normal vision demand. Employee regularly lifts items up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lifts items up to 50 pounds.

    Education Requirements (Any) High School Diploma/GED

    Certification Requirements (Any) State Motor Vehicle Operator's License

    Additional Information / Benefits

    QUALIFICATIONS- An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities. An example of an acceptable qualification is: High School Degree or GED and some related experience in facilities, equipment and grounds maintenance is preferred. Ability to document identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of original appointment as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements. 

    LICENSE OF CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS- State Motor Vehicle Operator’s License that meets GPHC current carrier guidelines and the ability to obtain pesticide applicator license within one year of employment. 


    Pay rate is 12.87 per hour. Benefits include membership in Ohio Public Employees Retirement System and free or discounted use of many Park District recreational activities. EOE

    Benefits: Pension/Retirement

    Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Criminal Background Check


  • 11 May 2018 8:34 AM | Tony Dierkers (Administrator)

     

    Job Title:

    Turfgrass Manager/Park Manager at VOA

    Date Posted: 

    May 2, 2018

    Description: 

     

    (Full Time, Exempt) Responsible for all sports turf maintenance practices and assigned parks and athletic fields. Responsible for supervision, coordination and/or implementation of regular maintenance, repairs and miscellaneous care of assigned park buildings, athletic playing fields (natural and synthetic), trails, assigned special purpose park areas, restrooms, roads, walks, pathways, play structures, and equipment to ensure efficient and safe park operations. The Park Manager has the authority to recommend the following: hiring, transfer, suspension, layoff, recall, promotion, discharge, reward and/or the discipline of other employees.  Such authority requires the use of independent judgment.  

    For a complete job description visit our website at www.YourMetroParks.net or contact the Administrative Office at 513-867-5835.

     

    Expected Starting Salary Range:  $41,700 – 51,100 depending on qualifications.

    Deliver in person or mail application AND resume to:

    MetroParks of Butler County

    2051 Timberman Road

    Hamilton, OH 45013

    Attn: Jaime Kimbrough 

     

    Or email ALL documents to: employment@yourmetroparks.net  

    Closing Date:  4:00 p.m. on May 23, 2018.

    To be considered for the position, a completed application must be received by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • 06 May 2018 5:27 PM | Tony Dierkers (Administrator)

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    ELKS 797 GOLF CLUB

    2593 Rombach Ave.

    Wilmington, Ohio 45177

    937-382-2666

    Email: elks797@gmail.com

     

    JOB TITLE:  GOLF COURSE SURPERINTENDENT

     

    DEFINITION:  This employee is full-time and is responsible for participating and assisting in the planning and coordinating of all maintenance and projects related to the upkeep of the Elks 797 Golf Club. Instructions to the employee are generally specific; however, there are times the employee must exercise independent judgement when completing assigned tasks. The employee is under the immediate supervision of the Elks 797 Golf Board.

     

    TOOLS & EQUIPMENT/JOB LOCATION:  The employee will operate light-duty vehicles, riding mowers, front-end loaders, backhoes, Sand Pro, work carts, sprayer, fertilizer hopper, soil sifter, seeder, sod cutter, aerator, push mowers, weed eaters, rakes, chain saws, shovels, sprayers, hand saws, hydraulic boom, small tools, and any other equipment associated with golf course maintenance.

     

    The employee will be working on the Elks 797 Golf Club grounds and in maintenance buildings. The employee will be exposed to loud noise, machinery with moving parts, dirt, dust, chemicals, foul odors, and extreme weather conditions. Work is characterized by the necessity for considerable physical exertion, by close daily contact with unpleasant materials, and for working outdoors under occasionally adverse weather.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

     

    Performs a variety of supervisory and skilled tasks in the maintenance and operation of golf course buildings and grounds.

     

    Using excellent customer service skills, establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, Elks members and all members of the general public.

     

    Supervises maintenance workers, mechanics, and part-time/temporary employees, as required.

     

    Manages and supervises assigned operations to achieve goals within available resources.

     

    Plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments.

     

    Trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned staff; reviews progress and directs changes as needed.

     

    Prepares and maintains daily, monthly and annual reports and records, as assigned.

     

    Oversees and assists in the mowing and maintenance of golf course fairways, rough, greens, tee boxes, wild areas and other open space areas within the Elks organization property.

     

    Oversees and maintain landscaping on the golf course, including Elks organization  grounds.

     

    Maintains golf course pump and sprinkler systems and the repair and installation of sprinkler lines and heads.

     

    Generates and performs or assists in seeding, fertilizing, top dressing, soil conditioning, watering, and chemicals programs; to promote healthy turf grass and landscape of the golf course.

     

    Identifies turf diseases and pests.

     

    Reads and understands labels related to chemicals used on the Elks organization property.

     

    Retains an understanding of the basic rules of golf and golf etiquette.

     

    Performs heavy manual labor for extended periods under all weather conditions, frequently lifting heavy objects.

     

     

    ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:

     

    Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

     

    May be required to maintain equipment in absence of a mechanic.

     

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

     

    Education equivalent to that represented by graduation from accredited college with one year of experience in turf-related field preferred; or two years of college or trade school with emphasis in turn management and three years of experience in turf related field; or high school diploma or GED and seven years of experience in golf course turf maintenance with extensive background in all areas of golf course management required.

     

    Certified golf course Superintendent preferred, or ability to obtain certification.

     

    Knowledge of soils and turf.

     

    Knowledge of fertilizers and chemicals used in golf course maintenance.

     

    Knowledge of mathematical skills in order to calibrate spray equipment and spreaders.

     

    Certified pest applicator preferred; or ability to obtain certification within twelve months required. Ability to maintain certified pest applicator status required.

     

    Knowledge of and/or design, coordinate, and maintain landscaping on the golf course to include Elks organization grounds.

     

    Knowledge of and/or ability to create spray programs for the golf course including greens, tees, fairways, rough and landscaping.

     

    Knowledge of and/or ability to supervise and schedule employees in the golf course maintenance area.

     

    Knowledge of and/or the ability to operate all tools and equipment related to golf course operation.

     

    Knowledge of and/or the ability to inventory and purchase products related to the operation of the golf course.

     

    Knowledge of and/or the ability to learn the basic rules of golf and etiquette.

     

    Knowledge of and/or the ability to learn occupational hazards and safety.

     

    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with other employees, Elk members and the general public.

     

    Ability to distinguish between different chemicals, with the ability to read and understand label information.

     

    Ability to report for work on time and perform the duties of the job for an entire workday.

     

    Ability to work flexible hours with some weekend and holiday work required.

     

    Ability to give oral and written instructions.

     

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

     

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.

     

    Maintains shop and surrounding areas (including driving range side used for storage) in a neat professional manner.

     

    The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.

     

    Coordinates with Pro Shop Manager/staff to coordinate tournaments/outings and special events.

     

    Communicates with Pro Shop Manager/staff on the opening and closing of the course due to weather conditions.

     

    Communicates official plans, policy and procedures to staff in assigned area of responsibility.

     

    Assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; performs cost control activities, monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control; prepares annual budget requests; assures effective and efficient use of budget funds, personnel, materials, facilities and time.

     

    Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites work flow; studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operation.

     

    Issues written and oral instructions; assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.

     

    Maintains harmony among workers and resolves grievances.

     

    Performs or assists subordinates in performing duties; adjust errors and complaints.

     

    Prepares a variety of studies, reports and related information for decision-making purposes.

     

    Lays out daily work schedules and assigns tasks to appropriate individuals, crews or combination of crews and coordinates the completion of the same.

     

    Coordinates maintenance and construction activities with the Elks 797 Golf Board to assure continual smooth operation of the golf course.

     

    Develops and maintains a golf course maintenance management system.

     

    Develops golf course maintenance and operating procedures.

     

    Determines, calculates, and secures the appropriate materials and supplies for a specific project.

     

    Inspects golf course maintenance and improvements services provided by contractors or vendors for compliance with performance standards.

     

    Improves work methods to accomplish assigned work.

     

    Projects needs for equipment, materials and supplies. Prepares specifications, estimates, and bids for machinery, equipment and contractor services.

     

    Assures that tools and equipment are properly maintained and kept in proper working order.

     

    Assigns, supervises and evaluates maintenance workers, mechanics and part-time or temporary employees.

     

     

    Management reserves the right to change or amend this policy at any time.

     

     

    I,                                      , acknowledge that I have read, understood and accept the job responsibilities stated in this document, and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of employment as outlined therein.

     

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    Golf Course Superintendent                                      Date


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