Lake of the Pines is a private 18-hole golf course located in Auburn, CA. The property is located in the foot hills of Northern California and the course is situated in a beautiful HOA with a large lake. A multiyear renovation program has been in progress with new bent grass greens, new tees and updates to drainage and irrigation infrastructure. The irrigation system (Toro Lynk Central) is reliable with a plentiful water source located on site. The ideal candidate will have a strong agronomic background and should be comfortable interacting with club members daily.
The superintendent is entrusted with the maintenance, operation and management of the golf course. Serves as the liaison between the company, the customer representative and the golf shop on matters concerning daily course operation. Applicants must have the ability to communicate and feel comfortable talking with members, Board Members and Club Management on a daily basis...communication on a regular basis is key to this position. The superintendent must be able to respond quickly to any situation.
Experience in all phases of golf course management and turf culture.
A working knowledge of the construction, establishment, and maintenance practices employed on golf course putting greens, tees, fairways, roughs, and bunkers.
A degree or advanced knowledge of agronomy, horticulture, plant or soil science. High degree of administrative and executive ability including effective oral and written communication skills and computer proficiency.
Certified and /or licensed for pesticide usage.
Familiar with the characteristics and proper use of fertilizers and soil conditioners. Knowledge of irrigation including watering practices, irrigation systems, pumps, wells and automatic controls and drainage.
Able to prepare the course for play in accordance with the rules of golf. Able to evaluate the course from the player’s perspective.
Valid driver’s license.
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