The 1st Assistant Superintendent reports to and is under the direction of the Golf Course Superintendent. The individual in this position will be held responsible for routine golf course maintenance, pesticide action plans and general grounds observation throughout a golf course.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Determine routine golf course maintenance operations such as watering, fertilizing, mowing, rolling, bunker and aerification maintenance.
Monitor, identify and determine treatment for pest and diseases and apply herbicides, insecticides and fungicides when necessary.
Monitor and repair irrigation system around the golf course.
Assists in coordinating construction projects with management and outside contractors.
Works on special projects as assigned.
The 1st Assistant Superintendent will directly oversee the daily activities of several general laborers. In addition, he/she will be held responsible for the direction, strategies and coordination of this specific area of course operations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Furthermore, he/she should possess the following personal and professional characteristics:
Bachelor's or Associate degree from an accredited college or university.
Minimum of 3 years related experience in golf course management.
A history of continued professional development.
Pronounced “people skills” in dealings with staff and members.
Able to understand and take direction from his/her superiors and execute the task to the best of his/her ability.
Strong aptitude in multitasking and maintaining a detailed daily, weekly, and monthly work schedule.
Able to meet the physical demands and responsibilities of the position. He/she will, while regularly performing the essential functions of the job, be standing, sitting and lifting/moving items or objects over 50 pounds and sometimes lift/move items up to 75 pounds.
Preference for candidates proficient in equipment operation including tractors, skid steers, mowers, line trimmers, edging equipment and chainsaws.
Ability to work in all weather conditions.
Possess a valid West Virginia Pesticide Applicator License or the ability to obtain one within 6 months of employment.
Strong communication and organizational skills and ability to actively engage as a leader and an innovator.
Proactively solves problems, develops and proposes solutions to problems that occur, anticipates the needs of staff and members, and can react quickly.
Able to read, analyze and interpret all business pertaining to the position.
Attend regular departmental and necessary staff meetings.
Additional Salary Information: •Relocation Expense: Up to $5,000
•Health Insurance, 401k, Group Life
•PTO as defined in Employee Handbook
•Cell Phone Reimbursement of $50/month
About Glade Springs Village Stonehaven and Woodhaven Golf Courses
The community of Glade Springs Village is nestled among 4,000 acres of lush woodlands and mountain streams in southern West Virginia. Glade Springs Village is located a short 4.5 miles off I-64, less than 20 minutes from Beckley, WV and an hour from the state capitol, Charleston. At 2,800 feet elevation, Glade Springs Village is perched on the beautiful Appalachian Mountains and enjoys cooler summers with less humidity. The natural beauty of Glade Springs Village is unsurpassed anywhere in the world. More information can be found at www.gladespringspoa.com.
Glade Springs Village is operated by the Glade Springs Village Property Owners Association (GSVPOA). The GSVPOA is managed by an on-site General Manager and a Board of Directors. Specifically, the GSVPOA owns and operates two golf courses within their community: Stonehaven and Woodhaven.