The primary responsibility is, under the superintendent's supervision, to direct and participate in the maintenance of the golf course tees, greens, fairways, and cart paths; supervise the maintenance and repair of motorized and other mechanical equipment; other related work as required. The First Assistant Superintendent may serve in the Golf Course Superintendent's capacity during his/her absence.
• Assists in planning and supervising the maintenance of greens, tees and fairways.
• Schedules work; supervises employees and the use of the equipment.
• Instructs equipment operators on the operation and care of mowing and other equipment.
• Supervises pesticide applications and/or operates application equipment.
• Calibrates pesticide application equipment. • Participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps.
• Supervises and participates in the maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems.
• Assists in personnel management and evaluation.
• Employee safety and personnel discipline.
• Maintains records associated with the grounds & greens maintenance operation.
• Oversees the employee training program.
• Safety Officer attends monthly safety meetings.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
• Have computer skills to include word processing, spreadsheet, and familiarity with brand specific property Management System(s).
• Exercise excellent communication, presentation, organization and listening skills.
• Operate with a high level of autonomy.
• Progressively responsible experience in golf course maintenance or related field.
• Proficient knowledge of rules of golf, etiquette, and methods of play.
• Proficient knowledge of tools and equipment used in golf maintenance and grounds keeping practices.
• Working knowledge of the maintenance of golf course tees, fairways and greens; seeding and maintenance practices for golf course turf; planting, cultivating, pruning, and caring for plants, shrubs and trees.
• Characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners; herbicides and pest control methods and materials.
• Drainage control methods; and irrigation systems, including wells, pumps and automatic controls.
• Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of workers and equipment.
• Prepare clear and concise reports.
• Maintain effective employee and public relations.
• Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.
• Valid Missouri driver’s license
• Current state certification as a pesticide applicator or the ability to secure one within 90 days of employment
• Two years supervisory experience
• Ability to exert 25 to 100 lbs. of force occasionally
• Ability to lift 10-50 lbs. occasionally
• Ability to frequently walk, stand, stoop, reach, bend
• Ability to frequently lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects
• Ability to frequently stand for brief periods of time
• Ability to sit for long periods of time
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.