"Utah Golf Course Superintendents Association"

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City of Roosevelt Job Description

Title: Greens Supervisor

Code: 325

Division: Golf

Effective Date: 11/2016

Department: Parks & Recreation

Last Revised:

GENERAL PURPOSE Performs a variety of supervisory and journey level maintenance duties related to planning, coordinating and performing all phases of golf course greens, tee, and fairway maintenance and beautification; including, equipment maintenance and repair.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED Works under the general supervision of the Golf Pro. SUPERVISION EXERCISED Provides general supervision to assigned Park Maintenance Worker(s) II or I, or seasonal and part-time laborers/mower operators.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assists in managing the day-to-day operations of the city Golf Course; recommends various project priorities; prepares “job board” and monitors work schedules and deadlines; coordinates projects and monitors work in progress to ensure quality and timely completion; determines materials needed to complete specified objectives; allocates personnel as needed to assure timely project completion; monitors and evaluates the operations of watering, mowing, fertilizing and cultural maintenance of greens, tees and fairways.

Prepares recommendations for annual operating budget; monitors expenditures for compliance with established fiscal guidelines; accounts for expenditures to ensure approved purchases comply with established authority; analyzes fiscal activity; develops and implements cost saving strategies and reports cost savings experience to City Manager.

Directs, coordinates and reviews the work of assigned crew members and participates in evaluating maintenance personnel; monitors compliance with course practices, policies and procedures; collects work hours and submits timesheets for bi-weekly payroll.

Performs general administrative duties related to greens operations and maintenance; assists in the compilation of maintenance records, accident records, vehicle maintenance records, equipment and labor costs; collects information and data for various reports; performs timely processing of invoices as need to compensate vendors.

Assists in the planning, design and construction of various golf features such as greens, fairways, bunkers, ponds, pavilions, shelters, signs and other facilities, etc.

Monitors the need for and supervises the application of fertilizer, herbicide, pesticide, soil conditioner, insecticides, fungicides and other turf maintenance procedures; coordinates or performs applications as needed.

Daily monitors course greens, grounds and facilities for needed repair and maintenance; participates in the development of turf management programs; monitors health condition of trees, shrubs and other horticulture; evaluates diseases and analyzes and makes decisions for the treatment of unhealthy trees, shrubs and related greenery.

Performs and/or coordinates field supervisory duties to accomplish planting of lawns, trees, shrubs and other greenery; supervises pruning and trimming projects; assures adherence to watering schedules.

Monitors operation of computerized golf course irrigation system; monitors pump house operation; performs the installation maintenance and repair program of water sprinkler systems, oversees and performs mowing, watering and aeration of golf turf; carries out supplemental irrigation to sustain or force growth; checks irrigation system daily for needed maintenance and repairs; repairs leaks, adjusts heads; assures operation and maintenance of automated sprinkler systems and water pumps; tours projects to determine work progress and general condition of grounds.

Helps oversee seasonal duties such as snow removal, winterizing sprinkler systems to avoid freezing, flushes watering systems in spring, repairs other equipment and facilities; assists with comprehensive equipment maintenance and tuning, i.e., roller repair, reel grinding, blade sharpening, wheel bearing repair, engine and transmission fluid changes.

Operates equipment such as utility vehicles, sand pro, dump truck, backhoe, loader tractor, Bobcat, aerators, lawn mowers, and landscape equipment. Ensures training in safety related areas including personal protective equipment (PPE), equipment operation and hazard identification; participates in hands on maintenance duties.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

1. Education and Experience:

A. Graduation from high school. AND B. Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the maintenance, upkeep and beautification of turf, golf facilities and related environ. OR C. An equivalent combination of education and experience.

2. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Considerable knowledge of U.S.G.A. green specifications and standards; golf course turf management; golf course landscape design; agronomic practices, procedures, and methods related to construction and maintenance of course greens and grounds; herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides typical to greens maintenance; hazards- and related safety precautions associated with golf course maintenance and repair. Working knowledge of principles of supervision; basic budget preparation and fiscal management; interpersonal communication skills and effective public relations; golf rules of play.

Skill in the operation of various types of maintenance equipment, tractors, mowers, backhoe, dump truck, sand pro, etc.

Ability to plan, organize, and direct the complex construction and lay out of attractive and competitive golf courses and greens; effectively apply chemicals for the abatement and eradication of noxious weeds and insects; evaluate personnel and program performance without partiality; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; operate efficiently a variety of golf course maintenance related equipment; develop an maintain effective working relationship with supervisors, city officials, subordinates, professionals, and the public.

3. Special Qualifications:

Must possess a valid Utah State Commercial Driver’s License; must possess a State of Utah pesticide applicator license; or can obtain these within 3 months of hire. Works on-call responding to emergencies.

4. Work Environment:

Work is performed in both an indoor office setting as well as outdoors on the Golf Course. Exposure to noise, electrical hazards, dust, chemicals, mechanical hazards, and other elements such as inclement weather heat, rain, snow etc. when performing daily field maintenance and assessment of tasks. Requires a variety of physical activities, generally involving some muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, lifting to 80 lbs., etc. Talking, hearing and seeing are essential to the performance of the job. Common eye, hand, finger dexterity required. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and creative problem solving. Must be able to work weekends, holidays and varied schedules including evening and night shifts.

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Disclaimer: The above statements describe the general nature, level, and type of work performed by the incumbent(s) assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, demands, and skills required of personnel so classified. Job descriptions are not intended to and do not imply or create any employment, compensation, or contract rights to any person or persons. Management reserves the right to add, delete, or modify any and/or all provisions of this description at any time as needed without notice. This job description supersedes earlier versions. I _______________________________________________have reviewed the above job description. Date: ________________________ 

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Posted 7/26/21

The Ranches Golf Club is seeking an Assistant Superintendent

The Assistant Superintendent will assist the Superintendent with the setup and maintaining of the golf course for play on a daily bases.  They are to assist in all aspects of course maintenance, including but not limited to hiring, training, supervising, working with staff and performing task required to maintain the course.  This is all to help promote and grow the game of golf through the best conditions possible.  They are to take charge when the superintendent is absent.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the hiring of staff members
  • Assists with training hired staff
  • Assists with the maintenance and construction projects on the course
  • Assists with maintaining the Irrigation system
  • Assists with maintaining the maintenance equipment
  • Assists in promoting a positive and safe work environment
  • Attends all meetings pertaining to maintenance on the property
  • Represents the maintenance staff at all times

Other Duties:

  • Good written and oral communication skills with all other departments and the public
  • Able to handle all communication in a timely manner
  • Ability to use a computer and many of its programs
  • Ability to interact with members, guests and the public in a professional way
  • Ability to maintain personal hygiene and a dress code

Education/Experience:

  • Prefer at least a 2 year degree in Turf grass management or related degree
  • A minimum of 2 years of golf course experience
  • Experience in managing multiple employees
  • Ability to work with the public
  • GCSAA member preferred
  • Great organizational skills

This position reports directly to the Superintendent

Send resumes to Mike Hawkins at mike.hawkins@greatlifeutah.com

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Posted 7/12/21

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Posted 6/25/21

2nd Assistant Superintendent/Spray Tech

By The Country Club, Salt Lake City, Utah

The Country Club of Salt Lake City is currently looking to fill a 2nd Assistant/Spray Tech role.  The ideal candidate will have a degree in Turf Management or a related field and have the desire to become a Golf Course Superintendent in their career moving forward.  You will report to the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent, and will work closely with Crew Supervisors, Interns, Equipment Manager, and the crew as an entirety.  You will be mainly responsible for performing and leading spray applications, sprayer upkeep, product inventory, and application record keeping using updated software technology, and performing and leading a hand watering program with interns and supervisors.  You will also gain experience in all other facets of a high end golf course maintenance program.  The expectations by the club and its membership are to have firm and fast greens during the golfing season, which requires an intense and intelligent hand watering program during the hot dry months of this arid high desert climate.

The Country Club of Salt Lake City was incorporated in 1899 and is one of the oldest country clubs in The Great American West. In 1920 the club moved to its current location and the Willie Watson & Harold Lamb designed golf course officially opened in 1921. It most recently hosted the 2016 PAC-12 Championship, but in the past has held many PGA events. This private, par 72 18-hole golf course is nestled on the Salt Lake City bench surrounded by city and valley views as well as the towering Wasatch Mountains. The greens are 99% Poa-free, A4 Bentgrass, while the tees and fairways are a blend of Perennial Ryegrass and Kentucky Bluegrass. The course underwent a renovation in 2007, including but not limited to, irrigation and converting to USGA spec greens. The golf course is kept at tournament-ready conditions on a daily basis to fulfill the high standards and expectations of the membership.

Educational Requirements

A degree in Turf Management or related field of study.

Experience Requirements

Hand-watering with knowledge of moisture management on Bentgrass greens preferred, performing spray applications

Date Job is Available

ASAP

Salary

DOE

Job Application Instructions

Please email cover letter, resume, and references to GCS Steve Garcia: Steve@saltlakecountryclub.com

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Posted 6/23/21

Riverside Country Club

Position Description: Riverside Country Club is seeking a new Golf Course Superintendent.  The Golf Course Superintendent reports directly to the Director of Agronomy. The Superintendent directs and participates in the maintenance of the golf course tees, greens, fairways, roughs, trees, irrigation system, landscape planters, club house grounds and practice facilities; supervises the maintenance and repair of motorized and other mechanical equipment; and does related work as required.

Functions: 

  • Plans and implements  the maintenance of tees, greens, fairways, roughs, trees, irrigation system, landscape planters, club house grounds and practice facilities; schedules work; and supervises the employees and the use of the equipment.
  • Instructs and trains equipment operators on the operation and care of mowing and other equipment; supervises pesticide applications and/or operates and calibrates pesticide application equipment; and supervises and participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps, and in the maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems.
  • Responsible for personnel management and evaluation, employee safety and personnel discipline.
  • Develops and implements the agronomic plan and annual budget in conjunction with Director of Agronomy.

Employment Requirements:

  • Possess a degree in Agronomy, horticulture or related field.
  • Experience providing smooth, firm and consistent greens
  • An expert in irrigation programming and management
  • Proactive, high energy, collaborative leader, a team builder
  • Strong employee training programs and hiring practices
  • Strong observational skills and detail-oriented
  • Strong budget management and forecasting (zero-based) skills
  • Excellent communication skills with both club and team members
  • Takes ownership and pride of the property and a passion for exceptional conditioning
  • A creative turf manager with strong agronomic skills
  • Stays current with advances in turf technology, irrigation management, and equipment maintenance

Compensation: Salary Range: $55,000 to $75,000

Additional Salary Information: 401K, Cell Phone, Dental, Vision, Bonus & Paid Time Off

 

Send applications to:

Eric Gifford, Director of Agronomy

eric@riversidecountryclub.org

Please include cover letter, resume, and references. 

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Membership Inquiry

Membership in the Utah GCSA is open to any individual directly involved in the turf industry. Golf course superintendents, assistants, employees of members, manufacturers, distributors, educators, turf maintenance professionals, turfgrass students and specialists are all welcome. Membership classifications are assigned according to the Utah GCSA Bylaws.