Lansdowne Resort in Lansdowne, VA is excited to announce the career opportunity of Golf Course Superintendent. Qualified candidates will thrive in a hospitality environment and be highly focused on providing superior conditions to the clubs managed by Troon.
Key Responsibilities of the Golf Course Superintendent: • Prepares and maintains the annual golf course maintenance budget and capital plans. • Plans, organizes and directs the maintenance and construction of putting greens, tees, fairways, roughs, and bunkers. • Supervises the planting and cultural practices involved in growing various turf grasses, trees and ornamental plants • Ensures that maintenance equipment is properly maintained. • Procures supplies and materials within budgetary limitations. • Keeps record of annual maintenance activities and costs. Prepares reports. • Implements sound purchasing procedures utilizing preferred vendors, when possible. • Reconciles and provides timely coding of all invoices, payroll and other required documents. • Coordinates snow removal (depending upon facility location). • Ensures all company policies and procedures are followed including compliance with government regulations. • Ensures that they and all associates obtain proper training and/or licenses needed to perform job tasks safely and within city, state, and federal regulations. Addresses directly all real or perceived environmental concerns. • Ensures proper mixing, calibration, and application of all chemical/fertilizers used on the course. • Manages department members that may include, but is not limited to: Assistant Superintendent, 2nd Assistant Superintendent, Head Mechanic, Environmental Technician, Equipment Operator, Foreman, Greenskeeper, and Irrigation Technician. • Assures that effective orientation and training are given to each new associate. Develops ongoing training programs. • Incorporates safe work practices in job performance.
Minimum Qualifications for the Golf Course Superintendent: • Bachelor's Degree preference from agronomy/horticulture/plant/soil science and 2 years Superintendent experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience (Degree preference in agronomy/ horticulture/ plant/soil science). • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
• 2 years of proven bentgrass management skills
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and Toro Irrigation system knowledge preferred • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.