ERS Superintendent Postings

Director of Golf Maintenance
Savannah Lakes Village POA, Inc.
Salary: Competitive with Benefits
Application Deadline: 10/15/2022

Job Description:
Responsible for the overall management of the golf course maintenance program of the golf courses and related activities of Savannah Lakes Village (SLV), ensuring that the overall objectives, policies, programs and fiscal practices of SLV as they relate to the golf courses and related activities are implemented, administered and maintained.

Responsible for the promotion of the golf maintenance program and the dissemination of hospitality, friendliness and goodwill among all members and guests.

Golf Maintenance:

1. Supervise and direct all aspects of golf course construction, renovation, maintenance and operations at the assigned golf courses, assuring a high standard of appearance, graciousness and service.
• Coordinates the work of outside contractors for course construction and renovation.
• Supervises and directs the maintenance of the assigned golf courses, including regular maintenance, fertilization, herbicide and insecticide programs and other functions.

2. Inspect on a regular basis the assigned golf courses and related facilities to evaluate how effectively management standards are being achieved and to the effect needed changes in management practices.
• Analyzes and evaluates the daily maintenance operations to access program effectiveness. Makes recommendations as necessary.
• Formulates annual agronomic maintenance programs for golf course greens, tees, fairways and roughs.
• Maintain liaison with USGA.

3. Responsible for inventory control and oversees equipment maintenance programs.

4. Keeps records of weather data, maintenance procedures, pesticide applications, etc.

5. Coordinates with the appropriate personnel relative to course conditions, maintenance projects and schedules.
 

Golf Related Activities:

1. Supports the overall planning, development, execution and evaluation of the various golf events, activities and programs as scheduled by the Food & Beverage and Golf Services department by providing a product that enhances the golf program and increases member participation. These programs should build enthusiasm within the membership for golf participation.

2. Supervise play on the golf courses and the use of related facilities to ensure golf rules and etiquette are being followed.
• Be responsible for overall scheduling of the course maintenance to assure members, guests, tournament functions and other activities do not conflict with maintenance projects/schedules.
• Communicate golf maintenance projects that would impact course play through the appropriate media channels.

3. Support the needs of various golf and related social activities for members, clubs and organizations of the SLV, by seeking opportunities to make the experience better—this builds community life and spirit.

4. Support the needs of the various golf and related social activities for outside individuals and groups desiring to use the golf and related facilities of the SLV.

5. Work closely with the Director of Food & Beverage and Golf Services to plan and execute events and programs that are beneficial to both departments.

6. Provides direct supervision over two Golf Course Assistant Superintendents.

Requirements:
• Must have the ability, skills and sufficient educational background, normally a Associate’s degree in agronomy, turf and/or landscape management or in a related field, and/or actual experience to administer the golf course maintenance program and golf-related activities. • Should have a minimum of two (2) years actual experience as a Director of Golf Maintenance at a resort or private club setting or in a similar or related position.
• Requires knowledge in golf facility construction and maintenance principles, practices and methods and a thorough understanding of the rules and strategies of the game of golf.
• Requires knowledge of operation and maintenance of landscaping and irrigation systems.
• Requires expertise in planting, seeding, cultivating, pruning and caring for plants, shrubs, trees and flowers.
• Requires substantial knowledge and understanding of application of herbicides and pesticides with the ability to acquire a SC Pesticide Applicator License.
• Requires a working knowledge of drainage control methods, maintenance of golf cart paths and golf course maintenance equipment.
• Have the ability to negotiate and purchase such equipment and maintenance supplies.
• Requires knowledge of current federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting the management of golf course maintenance operations.
• Must have promotional ability and have demonstrated creative talent.
• Must possess inter-personnel skills that will make people feel welcome and reflect favorably on SLV. This includes public speaking skills as well as human relation’s abilities.
• Must have the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
• Requires management experience in planning, supervision, financial accountability and personnel.
• Must have the basic computer skills to include spreadsheet and word processing experience.
• Must be pleasant, well organized and a team player.

To Apply:
Email resume to Betty Carol Jones, Director of Administration/Human Resources at bcjones@slv-sc.com

 

 

 

Superintendent
Bayonet at Puppy Creek
Salary: $60,000 - $75,000 (DOE)
Application Deadline: 10/31/2022

Bayonet at Puppy Creek is searching for Golf Course Superintendent. Bayonet is a 4 1/2 star public facility. Bayonet is owned by Carolina Turf Farms. The superintendent will answer directly to the General Manager who is a 35 year Class A Superintendent.

The superintendent will be responsible for day to day operations. Bayonet has Crenshaw bentgrass greens and 419 bermuda tee to green.

This is an excellent position for a current assistant to acquire experience for Class A status.

Applicant should have an NC Pesticide license or the ability to acquire one within 60-90 days.

Benefits:
• Paid vacation
• Paid sick leave 
• Paid holidays
• Bayonet will pay 1/2 of hospitalization premiums for superintendent

To Apply:
Email resume to Dyrck Fanning, General Manager at golfman60@nc.rr.com

 

 

 

Superintendent
Meadowlands Golf Club, Winston Salem, NC
Salary: $55,000 - $65,000 + Performance Bonus
Application Deadline: Open until filled

Meadowlands Golf Club is looking to hire a golf course superintendent to oversee the maintenance operations for an 18 hole semi-private property. Meadowlands was constructed in 1995 under design direction from Hale Irwin. The club does an average of 27,000 rounds annually. The equipment fleet is up to date and is comprised of mostly Toro with some John Deere. Greens are walk mowed from June-Mid Aug. Irrigation controllers were updated in 2015 to E-OSMAC.  Two to four years of experience as a Superintendent/ Assistant Superintendent managing bentgrass greens is preferred. Seasonal staffing numbers range from 10-14 employees. 

To apply, email resume to Ben Smith, VP of Golf Course Operations, Dail Agronomics Solutions at ben@dailgolf.com

 

 

 

Director of Agronomy/Superintendent
Edgewater Golf Club, Lancaster, SC
Salary: $50,000 - $60,000 (DOE) with Company Bonuse
Application Deadline: 10/20/2022

True Homes is looking for a Golf Course Superintendent for our Edgewater Golf Club in beautiful Lancaster, SC! Carved out of the rolling terrain and majestic pines of the Carolina Country Side, Edgewater Golf Club is considered the Hidden Gem of South Carolina. Created in 2008, Edgewater quickly gained a reputation of being one of the toughest courses in the Carolina’s. We take great pride in our customer service and are dedicated to offering all levels of golfers a premium experience without the premium price attached.

Why Edgewater?
• Voted one of the toughest courses in the Charlotte area by the Charlotte Business Journal. Edgewater is dedicated to offering all levels of golfers a premium experience without the premium price.
• Highest ranked customer service within 100 miles.
• Ranked 7th in the United States for Best Value and 2nd in South Carolina for Best Course in 2016.

The Golf Course Superintendent is responsible for the maintenance, operations, and management of the golf course.
The Golf Course Superintendent is responsible for managing the maintenance inputs while conserving and protecting natural resources.
The Golf Course Superintendent partners with the Golf and Tournament Manager to provide a leading quality golf experience to all ages and abilities by enhancing their enjoyment of the great game of golf.

Responsibilities:
• Supervises the construction and daily maintenance of the golf course
• Assigns jobs and delegates responsibilities of crew and self
• Supervises maintenance staff and repairs of golf course maintenance equipment
• Renders professional advice, opinions, assistance, and services to the facility's Golf Operations
• Adheres to all OSHA safety requirements
• Participates in all long-range planning meetings
• Participates in continuing education opportunities such as seminars, workshops, correspondence courses, field days, and trade shows
• Oversees construction, renovation and/or reconstruction of properties, whether performed by maintenance staff or outside contractors
• Prepares the annual budgets for the maintenance and capital improvement of course properties
• Interviews, hires, trains, schedules, and supervises a staff of employees for the purpose of maintaining the properties
• Plans all maintenance and project work, applying agronomic and administrative expertise to achieve the agreed-upon maintenance standards and long-range goals
• Oversees the scheduling and routing of personnel and equipment to accomplish the work Inspects the golf course and related areas to evaluate how well management standards are being achieved and to effect changes in management programs
• Acquires equipment and purchases necessary supplies to maintain the golf course and other properties
• Oversees inventory control and the equipment maintenance programs
• Formally communicates weekly with:
• Golf and Tournament Manager to discuss activities, goals, plans, and member/customer input
• Golf Operations Director to discuss expenses, employee resources, culture/competence, and mission
• Performs other duties as needed or required

Results/Accountability:
• Approves all expenditures and exercises cost control measures to keep, as nearly as possible, operating, and capital expenses in line with the approved budgets
• Keeps accurate and complete records on payroll, inventory, weather data, maintenance procedures, pesticide applications/schedules, equipment/asset, etc.
• Ensures team has required trainings and follows all policies and procedures

Qualifications:
• High school diploma required
• Associate's degree or 4-year college degree preferred
• Proven ability to effectively build and foster a team environment
• Excellent customer service orientation and a focus on customer satisfaction is required
• Valid driver’s license, current automobile insurance, and reliable personal transportation required
• Advanced knowledge of agronomy and turfgrass management practices; a working knowledge of golf facility construction principles, practices, and methods; and a thorough understanding of the rules and strategies of the game of golf
• High degree of administrative and executive ability, especially in terms of problem solving and decision making
• Team orientated and proactively approaches unity throughout all golf operations and course family
• Excellent computer skills
• Knowledge of current federal, state, and local laws and regulations affecting the management of golf course operations (including, but not limited to, employment, safety and environmental standards, laws, and regulations)
• Valid current state certification/licensing as a pesticide applicator and must adhere/enforce OSHA standards

General Requirements:
• Excellent attention to detail
• Ability to multi-task
• Must be able to work independently
• Strong communication skills, written, and verbal skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Comply with all company policies and procedures

Physical Requirements:
• Ability to move around golf course
• Ability to stand for long periods of time
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance

Working Conditions:
While performing the duties of this position, the associate is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, which may include wet and/or humid conditions, and extreme cold or extreme heat. True Homes offers a highly competitive salary in addition to benefits including health and vision program and company paid dental, Life & AD&D, short-term and long term disability and 18 days of paid time off in your first year. Employment with True Homes is contingent on the ability to successfully pass a drug screen and background check.

True Homes is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about True Homes, visit www.truehomesusa.com

To Apply:
Email resume to recruiting@truehomesusa.com