Supervises: 2nd Superintendent, Course Maintenance team
Job Summary (Essential Functions)
Manage and maintain golf course properties including golf course, clubhouse grounds and landscaping, open spaces and the equipment used to maintain these areas.
Maintains all grounds and course maintenance equipment according to the club’s turf management schedule.
Schedules, trains, supervises, and evaluates all personnel assigned to department.
Maintains accurate work records for all personnel in the department.
Supervises all planting, fertilizing, care and removal of turf, plants, shrubs, trees, and other facilities on the golf course.
Maintains course in proper playing condition.
Inspects course regularly to evaluate and recommend improvements.
Oversees all construction, maintenance, and renovations on the golf course.
Oversees repairs of broken water lines or valves and may perform necessary repairs in an emergency.
Records all maintenance on course.
Supervises operation of the Equipment Repair Shop.
Prepares annual budget for department; takes corrective action as necessary to help assure that budget goals are met.
Prepares and revises grounds manual.
Establishes short- and long-range plans for the golf course.
Selects and prepares proper fertilizers and nutrients for all flora and fauna.
Develops and maintains drainage, irrigation, and watering systems.
Implements and enforces comprehensive safety program for employees, members, and guests on course in compliance with local, state, and federal laws; implements and manages the club’s hazard communication (HAZCOM) program.
Ensures that chemicals, petroleum, and other controlled products are used, stored, and disposed of in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations; maintains required records and strives to minimize the use of chemicals and petroleum products.
Communicates as necessary with the Head Golf Professional to discuss conditions of facilities, maintenance plans, scheduled events and the number of rounds played.
Communicates as necessary with Grounds, Golf, or House committees or other applicable committees.
Attends staff and management meetings.
Keeps members informed about current and future maintenance activities.
Conducts daily facility security checks ensuring accurate inventory of equipment and keys.
Plans professional development and training activities for subordinates including safety training for equipment use and proper handling of fertilizers, herbicides, and all other chemicals used on course; assures that MSDSs are available in convenient location.
Makes recommendations for capital improvement and purchases.
Supervises road and roadside maintenance within the club’s grounds.
Ensures proper landscaping for property outside of golf course including the clubhouse and surrounding areas.
Coordinates applicable work with outside contractors.
Determines when course should be closed due to weather conditions that may damage the course if play continues.
Conducts other appropriate tasks assigned by the General Manager.
Licenses and Special Requirements (Preferred)
Member of the GCSAA
Pesticide Application certification.
Valid driver’s license.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions.
Frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
Able to meet and perform the physical requirements and to work effectively in an environment which is typical of this position.
Frequent lifting, bending, climbing, stooping, and pulling.
Johnson City Country Club is a burgeoning organization, and we are looking for someone who is ready to join a team committed to the growth and improvement of our historic facilities. Salary and benefits are open with final package commensurate with experience.
Education and/or Experience (Preferred)
Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Horticulture or Plant Science.
Associate’s degree from an intensive two-year turf grass management program.
Additional training in mechanics, design, surveying, and ecology.
Previous work as an assistant to an experienced Golf Course Superintendent.
Previous supervisory experience in a club or golf course setting.
Job Knowledge, Core Competencies and Expectations
Understand the rules of golf and be up to date on federal, state, and local laws on golf course operations.
Administrative and executive ability, especially critical in problem-solving and decision-making.
Knowledge of ability to perform required role in emergency situations.
JOHNSON CITY COUNTRY CLUB
Where Tradition Meets Tomorrow
What began in 1913 has evolved into the premier, full-service country club that we know today. With an 18-hole AW Tillinghast designed golf course, indoor and outdoor tennis courts and Olympic-size pool, Johnson City Country Club serves as a hub of recreational and social activities for individuals and families alike.
The Club is also renowned as the ideal venue for weddings, parties, gala events, business meetings, and golf tournaments. While this is in part due to the beautiful setting, it is also because of our dedication to making every event feel special and every guest feel welcome.