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The Landings Club Assistant Golf Course Superintendent - Full-Time in Skidaway Island, Georgia

Responsible for assisting the Golf Course Superintendent in managing all golf and grounds maintenance. This position also supervises administrative practices, effective turf management, equipment maintenance and improvement planning.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participates in the care and maintenance of the turf, ornamental plants, shrubs, trees and wetlands on club grounds.

  • Inspects turf, shrubs, and other outdoor Club areas to assess pesticide and fertilizer needs and applies as needed to maintain excellent condition of grounds and golf course.

  • Supervises the daily preparation of the golf course, i.e. hole location, tee markers, rakes, hazard and out of bounds markers.

  • Provides technical, operational and safety training for employees to ensure that staff is working within OSHA, club safety, state and federal guidelines for safe working conditions.

  • Oversees grounds crew in proper and safe operation and maintenance of mechanical and power equipment.

  • Assists in supervising repairs and maintenance of all mechanic and motorized equipment.

  • Assists in supervising and maintenance of pumps, irrigation and drainage systems.

  • Performs sprayer and fertilizer spreaders calibration.

  • Assists in spraying pesticides, applying fertilizers on greens, tees and fairways.

  • Responds proactively to any needs that arise from members, employees, or guests.

  • Maintains inventory of products, chemical storage areas and mixing area in compliance with state regulations.

  • Performs preventative maintenance on all equipment, as appropriate.

  • Maintains accurate records on all equipment.

  • Complies with departmental and Club policies and procedures.

  • Recruits, supervises, trains, monitors, evaluates, motivates, and retains maintenance staff. Conducts employee performance evaluations, determines and communicates compensation information, assigns training, and administers disciplinary action.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma required.

  • 2 to 4-year turf grass certificate preferred, but not required

  • Demonstrated capability in leadership and staff management.

  • Certification and or licensed in pesticide usage or must be able to obtain a Georgia certification and or license in pesticide usage within 90 days of hire.

  • Working knowledge and applicability of construction, establishment and maintenance practices on golf course.

  • Must have valid driver’s license to operate Club vehicle.

Critical Skills

  • Knowledge of management and maintenance of greens, fairways and roughs.

  • Knowledge of use and operating standards of equipment and tools used in golf course construction and maintenance work.

  • Must be highly organized and able to handle multiple tasks and to deploy resources effectively.

  • Pro-active problem solver who is both approachable and tactful

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, communication and written skills

  • Ability to work a variety of shifts to include nights, weekends and/or holidays.

Physical Requirements

  • Stands, kneels, bends, pushes and walks for 95% of work day.

  • Able to lift from 1 to 50 lbs.

  • Stoops, crawls, twists, reaches and manipulates equipment and power tools to complete work assignments.

  • Wears a respirator for safety when handling chemicals.

  • Exposure to chemicals, fertilizers, fumes, gasses and loud noise levels.

  • Works outdoors 90% of the work day and may be required periodically to work in inclement weather.

External Company Name: The Landings Club

Telecommute: No

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