Oversee and manage the Rees golf course maintenance operation, staff and supervisors; work cooperatively with other departments to ensure the safety of staff, members and guests. Maintain Rees golf course and grounds in excellent condition at all times. Position reports to the Director of Golf Courses and Grounds.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervises Rees course maintenance staff and supervisors; conducts performance evaluations, disciplinary procedures, makes decisions for hiring/firing/promoting/demoting/training of staff, as needed.
Manages the preparation of departmental budgets, including forecasting and review of Rees golf course maintenance revenues and expenses on a daily, weekly, monthly, and annual basis.
Maintains Rees grounds and course maintenance equipment.
Supervises all planting, fertilizing and care of turf, plants, shrubs, trees and other facilities on the Rees golf course
Supervises operation of the equipment repair shop; records all maintenance on course.
Selects and prepares proper fertilizers and nutrients for all flora and fauna.
Develops and maintains drainage, irrigation and watering systems.
Maintains Rees golf course in proper playing condition.
Maintains accurate work records for all personnel in the department
Communicates as necessary with department managers to discuss conditions of facilities, maintenance plans and scheduled events; keeps members informed about current and future maintenance activities.
Implements and enforces comprehensive safety program for employees, members and guests on course in compliance with local, state and federal laws.
Conducts daily facility security checks ensuring accurate inventory of equipment and keys.
Ensures that chemicals, petroleum and other controlled products are used, stored, and disposed of in accordance with local, state and federal regulations. Maintains required OSHA records and strives to minimize the use of chemicals and petroleum products.
Conducts all work in compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards; guidelines, personal protection equipment etc.
Plans professional development and training activities for self and subordinates.
Complies with all Club policies and procedures
Other Duties & Responsibilities:
Attends turf conferences, equipment shows, workshops and other educational programs to maintain a current knowledge of technical and turf innovations and changes that could affect the department’s operations.
Prepares and revises grounds standard operating procedures.
Establishes short- and long-range plans for the golf course.
Safely operates equipment such as mowers, pluggers, weed whackers, trimmers and club vehicles used for various course maintenance needs, as needed.
Makes necessary minor adjustments to equipment, as needed.
Trims trees and removes cuttings, as needed.
Waters plants; cuts grass, weeds and bushes; rakes leaves, as needed.
Performs special projects and additional duties as assigned.
High School degree or equivalent required; Bachelor degree preferred.
Valid Irrigation and spray technician licenses maintained at all times.
Minimum 2-3 years of high level golf course assistant superintendant experience; proven expertise in fertilization, spray techniques, horticulture and lawn and golf course turf maintenance.
Exceptional communication, managerial, interpersonal and customer service skills.
Must have a valid driver’s license for golf cart operation.
Ability to read and converse in English for communication with managers and for safety reasons.
Must maintain skills necessary to safely and efficiently demonstrate all equipment and tools used to perform the job.
Must have a valid driver’s license for golf cart and golf equipment and vehicle operation.
Ability to operate machinery and equipment safely within regulations set by OSHA.
Ability to safely and successfully perform essential job functions consistent with ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
Ability to maintain reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal state and local standards.
About Coral Ridge Country Club
Coral Ridge Country Club is here to provide you, your family and friends with a variety of activities to help you relax, connect, and compete! We are a private, non-equity country club located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, just minutes from the beach.
Founded in 1954, the Club boasts a Robert Trent Jones, Sr. classically designed championship course and a Rees Jones designed Par 3, 9-hole course that are both meticulously maintained, along with various golf practice facilities. The Club also features 11 flawless tennis courts, a junior Olympic swimming pool, playground and three dining locations.
We are known for our friendliness, casual atmosphere and engaging membership. Along with first-class amenities, the staff and management team are truly what set the Club apart. The first class service you will experience while at the Club can be summed up in our Welcome H.O.M.E. motto in which Hospitable People and Outstanding Service lead to Memorable Experiences that Exceed Expectations.