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Golf Course Superintendent

 


Golf Course Superintendent - Santee National Golf Club
Director of Agronomy - The Golf Club of Georgia

 

 

Golf Course Superintendent

Santee National Golf Club
Santee, SC
Course Operation:
18 holes, 6,858 yard, par 72, Champion Bermuda greens, 419 Bermuda tees, fairways and roughs. Rainbird irrigation system. Managed by Mosaic Clubs and Resorts*The perfect candidate needs to live within 45 minutes of the club*The Superintendent manages all aspects of the club’s agronomy operation. This position reports to the club’s General Manager.
Duties: • Assists in the preparation of the club’s annual agronomy budget and financial goals, then religiously manages this department in the achievement of these goals.• Ensures the use of the Mosaic ProfitMaker labor scheduler and records all expenses on the Mosaic ProfitMaker expense tracker.• Builds a team of associates that are fully trained for their jobs, understand the clubs goals and are held fully accountable for their results.• Holds all agronomy department associates accountable for providing top-notch golf course playing conditions.• Operates the agronomy department within the budgeted payroll and makes adjustments to it as sales increase or decrease.• Learns thoroughly the policies and procedures in Carpe Diem and manages the agronomy department according to these important Mosaic guidelines.• Ensures the golf course, clubhouse grounds, and maintenance building presentation and appearance is always clean, pleasing to the eye, and impeccable in its presentation, following the guidelines as set forth and measured in the Mosaic Operational Audit.• Holds a monthly agronomy staff meeting with the golf course assistants that covers training, customer service, progress since the prior month, and basic financials that can pertain to the entire department.• Follows and implements the management directives, programs, and policies sent to the club by Mosaic.• Directs and delegates activities to the Assistant Superintendent, Irrigation Technician, Mechanic and any other on-course supervisory personnel.• Practices management by walking around – touring the golf course daily to ensure it is operating according to Mosaic standards.• Has daily communication with the General Manager and Head Golf Professional regarding the golf course conditions and its playability.• Keeps all permits and licenses pertaining to the agronomy department up-to-date.• Handles all chemicals and hazardous substances safely and according to the law.• Responsible for the operation of all maintenance equipment, along with calibration and operation of each.• Maintains a safe work environment for all agronomy associates, providing regular training to them in this area.• Oversees all capital improvements to the golf course.• Makes certain every new agronomy employee reads Bobby Jones and signs and acknowledgement that they did.• Makes certain every new agronomy employee views Mosaic’s orientation and customer service video and takes the corresponding tests within 14 days of hiring.• Ensures every new agronomy associate receives a written job description.• Regularly recognizes exemplary associate accomplishment through the rewarding of High 5 awards.• Follows all State, Federal, and Mosaic rules in regard to human resources including such key policies as hiring and firing, discrimination, and harassment.• Works directly with the club’s golf committee to maximize communication and execution of their priorities.
Salary: $50,000.
Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision insurance plans available, Life/ Long term disability paid for by club, Vacation.
Send Resume To: Tom Ridge, 8636 Old Number Six Hwy., Santee, SC 29142; tom.ridge@mosaicclubs.com (e-mail).
Date Position is Available: Immediately.
Application Deadline: September 28 2018.
Date Announcement was Posted: September 11, 2018.
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Director of Agronomy

The Golf Club of Georgia
Alpharetta, GA
Course Operation:
The Golf Club of Georgia is a 36-hole privately owned, private club located in Alpharetta, Georgia. The facility consists of the Lakeside and Creekside golf courses, both ranked in the top-20 in Georgia. The practice facilities consist of a dual-ended Driving Range featuring the Cupp Academy which is home to a three-bay teaching center with putting, chipping, and bunker practice areas, along with a three green, 9-hole par 3 course. The Clubhouse is over 50,000 square feet with extensive landscaping and hardscapes. All Club facilities have been renovated in the past four years including new bunkers, resurfaced Lakeside greens, complete renovation of the practice facilities, tree removals, various course improvements, and a complete Clubhouse renovation. All greens are creeping bentgrass, Lakeside and the practice facility consist of 007 and Creekside is Penncross. All tees are Zeon or Zorro zoysia, along with the range fairway and target greens. Fairways and roughs are bermudagrass, with extensive fine and tall fescue deep rough plantings. A large-scale tree removal project on the Lakeside course is in the planning stages for this winter.
Duties: The Director of Agronomy is responsible for all facets of the golf course maintenance operation. The staff includes two Golf Course Superintendents, three Assistant Superintendents, an Equipment Manager and two mechanics, Spray Tech, Irrigation Tech, and a peak seasonal staff of 31 for the golf courses and grounds. The Golf Club of Georgia is accompanied by our sister Club, Horseshoe Bend Country Club, in Roswell, Georgia. Some maintenance equipment and resources are shared between the two properties. Communication and cooperation with the HBCC Golf Course Superintendent will be necessary and required. Other duties and responsibilities include:• Writes recommendations for course construction or renovation projects to the Owner and General Manager. Supervises such projects, whether performed by GCOG staff or outside contractors.• Formulates the annual operating and capital budget. Prepares all monthly budget variance reports and submits to the General Manager.• Responsible for development and coordination of the maintenance staff.• Defines golf course maintenance standards of operation and implements policies and procedures to meet them. Develops plans for all planting, fertilizing, and care of turf, plants, shrubs, and trees on the golf course and club grounds.• Develops and maintains irrigation and drainage systems.• Participates in all short- and long-range planning pertaining to the golf course and club grounds.• Attends all Managers’ meetings and Owners’ meetings as required.• Listens to and acts upon Owner’s concerns with regard to golf course and grounds and directs any concerns outside those areas to the appropriate manager.• Recommends the purchase of equipment and supplies needed to maintain the golf courses and grounds to ownership. Oversees the purchase of approved equipment.• Responsible for inventory control and approves all expenditures to ensure that all operating and capital costs are in line with approved budgets. • Ensures accurate and complete record keeping of payroll, inventory, weather data, maintenance procedures, pesticide and fertilizer applications, etc.• Communicates regularly with other members of the management team to discuss activities, goals, and plans. • Enforces safety program for employees.• Ensures that chemicals, petroleum, and other controlled products are used, stored, and disposed of in accordance to local, state, and federal regulations.• Attends conferences, equipment exhibits, workshops, seminars, and other educational programs to maintain a current knowledge of technical and turf management innovations.• Completes all other duties as assigned by management.
Salary: Competitive.
Benefits: PTO, paid holidays, insurance plan, etc. Discussed during interview.
Requirements: Prior bentgrass greens management experience in the Southeast/Transition Zone. • Experience at multi-course facilities is preferred. • Extensive project and renovation management experience is preferred. • 3-5 years prior head GCS/Director of Agronomy experience preferred.
Send Resume To: Edie McClellan, emcclellan@golfclubofgeorgia.com (e-mail).
Date Position is Available: September 4, 2018.
Application Deadline: September 14, 2018.
Date Announcement was Posted: August 23, 2018.
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