Responsible for operation of the golf course maintenance. The responsibilities include turf grass/plant material maintenance programs, property/asset management, personnel management, budget/forecasting, financial management, member relations, scheduling/maintenance of irrigation systems, pesticide applications, related recordings, and compliance of regulatory issues. The Golf Course Superintendent works to create an environment where staff is involved and enthusiastic, with open communications and respect for themselves, members, guests and the property.
Responsible for all phases of Golf Maintenance and Agronomic operations, cost control, and personnel.
Works closely with, advises, and coordinates with the GM/Head Professional on any issues related to golf course maintenance.
Directs and participates in the construction, improvements and maintenance of grounds.
Designs, recommends, and implements landscape plans.
Administers and enforces all club rules, regulations, and policies for staff.
Works closely with the GM/TCC Board of Directors to operate the golf course in a fiscally responsible and professional manner.
Must be able to work independently and be a self-starting problem solver.
Guide and work alongside veteran grounds crew to maintain and improve condition of golf course.
Design irrigation program as well as maintain and repair irrigation system.
Oversees the care and maintenance of the turf, ornamental plants, shrubs, trees and wetlands on the facility grounds.
Recruits, supervises, and retains maintenance staff. Conducts employee performance evaluations and exercises disciplinary action.
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 subordinates in proper and safe operation and maintenance of mechanical and power equipment. Plans and budgets for additional or replacement capital equipment.
Works with course mechanic to maintain and repair all equipment and tools related to the performance of job duties.
Supervises and participates in the application and recording of chemical applications (fertilizers and pesticides) on the club’s grounds in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.
Supervises and controls all maintenance expenses associated with Golf Course Operations, including payroll, supplies, chemicals and fertilizers.
Develops annual operating budget and plans maintenance and capital improvement projects.
Maintains records and completes required reporting. Order parts, supplies and equipment as needed.
Schedules maintenance practices around member play and outings to maximize efficiency and minimize disruption to members.
Knowledge and Skills Required
Degree in Horticulture, Turf Management, Agronomy, or a closely related field of required
At least (3) years of experience in Golf Course Maintenance and at least (1) year of experience in Golf Course Management required.
Category 3.0 pesticide certification
State of Wisconsin certification as a member of the WGCSA and GCSAA preferred.
Small Equipment maintenance, tree removal, and snow plowing experience a plus.
About Edgerton Towne Country Club
Home of PGA professional, Steve Stricker, Edgerton Towne Country Club is located in Edgerton, Wisconsin and is a stock-held and member-owned course which opened as a nine-hole course in 1921 with an additional nine holes added in 1996. The course is public and controlled by a shareholder elected Board of Directors. This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and dedicated superintendent. TCC has great support from its members and community.
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