Summary: Maintains the golf course, club grounds and related golf course equipment by performing the following duties:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
Schedules, trains and supervises all employees assigned to the department. Maintains accurate work records for all employees in the department.
Supervises all planting, fertilizing and care of turf, plants, shrubs, trees and other facilities on the golf course.
Selects and prepares proper fertilizers and nutrients for all flora and fauna.
Develops and maintains drainage, irrigation and watering systems.
Maintains course in proper playing condition.
Implements and enforces a comprehensive safety program for employees, Members and guests on the golf course in compliance with local, state and federal laws.
Communicates as necessary with Golf, Tennis and Wellness professionals to discuss conditions of the facilities, maintenance plans and scheduled events.
Communicates as necessary with Grounds, Golf, Wellness, House and any other applicable Committees.
Attends staff and management meetings, turf conferences, equipment shows, workshops and other educational programs to maintain a current knowledge of technical and turf innovations and changes that may affect the department’s operations.
Conducts daily facility security checks ensuring accurate inventory of equipment and keys.
Plans professional development and training activities for subordinates.
Additional tasks assigned by the General Manager or Golf Course Superintendent.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
A turf degree, certificate or at least 3 years of experience working on a golf course is required
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Management experience in a private club environment is preferred.
State of Florida “Restricted Use Pesticide” license (or obtain within 90 days of employment),
Valid driver’s license
CPR/First Aid preferred
Ability to understand, interpret and follow a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to feel, handle and operate; reach with hands and arms; and see, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to walk, bend, push, pullreach and occasionally lift and/or move 50lbs.
Outside work for extended periods of time and precautions should be taken.
Must be at least 18 years old and be able to work weekends.
About Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club
Founded in 1959, Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club is a private, member-owned club proud to provide exemplary service to nearly 500 members. With annual revenue in 2020 of $15M, $7.8M was generated from dues and $2.8M in food and beverage sales. Our Nicklaus Signature course opened in 2002 along with a 30,000 sq. ft Country Club including two food and beverage outlets, Men’s and Ladies’ Locker Rooms, Card Rooms and our Golf Pro Shop. The course ranges from 7,116 from the back tees to 5,011 from the forward tees, providing our Membership with an elite golf experience that can be enjoyed by players of all levels and receives over 22,000 rounds of play annually. Our campus includes a 60 slip Marina, Wellness Center, four Har-Tru tennis courts, two sports courts, pool and entertainment patio and croquet and bocce courts adjacent to our magnificent Yacht Club spanning 50,000 sq. ft overlooking our yacht basin. The Yacht Club offers indoor and outdoor dining options ranging from casual, formal, private and poolside dining along with multiple bars and spaces for small gatherings and grand galas. For further information on Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club, visit www.rpycc.org.