Job Summary: The Superintendent is responsible for maintaining a world-class golf course, the design and landscaping of the course and supervision of crews. The incumbents have budget responsibility for the greens management and maintenance, which includes planning for annual turf reseeding requirements, greens equipment and preventive maintenance and landscaping. This position ensures the quality of the golfing experience, supervising staff and focusing on customer service. Oversees the maintenance and construction of an 18-hole golf course, and Practice Ranges.
The list of essential functions is illustrative of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.
Duties & Responsibilities (specific areas of responsibility include but are not limited to):
Supervises staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures and maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.
Develops, implements, and evaluates strategic short- and long-range course maintenance and design goals and objectives; applies these goals to internal procedures.
Oversees all phases of the course maintenance including but not limited to the following: care and maintenance of the turf, ornamental plants, shrubs, trees and water capture ponds.
Manages water usage tracking plan and irrigations systems and provides monthly reporting on cost and water source usage.
Provides training for staff on greens maintenance and grooming, this includes the application and recording of chemical applications such as fertilizers and pesticides.
Ensures maintenance staff does not interfere with golf course guest and provide high quality customer service when interacting with patrons.
Serves as a liaison with other public agencies, municipalities, citizens and external organizations.
Researches greens maintenance methods; and prepares a variety of reports and documentation; analyzes statistics and data.
Performs complex or technical work of professional and technical staff.
Administers and monitors the departmental budget including allocating resources and approving expenditures.
Responds to and resolves sensitive questions or concerns from the public, the community and staff.
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of management and leadership principles;
Knowledge of management and maintenance of greens, fairways, roughs and local soil conditions;
Knowledge of use and operating standards of equipment and tools used in golf course construction and maintenance work, including but not limited to the following: mowing machines, back hoe and hand landscaping equipment preventive maintenance requirements;
Knowledge of safe use and applications of chemicals and commercial products on the course;
Knowledge of the game of golf, golf rules and methods of plan;
Knowledge of irrigation planning and maintenance;
Knowledge of customer service principles;
Knowledge of budget administration principles;
Knowledge of negotiation and mediation techniques;
Knowledge of strategic planning principles;
Knowledge of Yaqui culture, customs, resources and traditions and a willingness to learn.
Monitoring and evaluating employees;
Prioritizing and assigning work;
Using a computer and applicable software applications;
Use golf course landscaping and maintenance equipment;
Analyzing and developing policies and procedures;
Ensuring compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations;
Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions, and implementing recommendations in support of goals;
Analyzing, interpreting, and understanding technical and statistical information;
Mediating and resolving conflicts and problems;
Managing multiple projects and programs simultaneously;
Applying program practices to complex situations;
Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Must be able to bend, stand, and lift. Regularly lifts up to 50 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 100 pounds.
Associates Degree in agronomy, horticulture, soil science plus five (5) years in golf course maintenance, with at least two (2) of those years in a management role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed.
Must have a valid Arizona Driver’s License.
Must be able to work any shift, weekends, holidays, special events and overtime, as needed.
Must have employment eligibility in the U.S.
Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug test.
Golf Course Superintendents Association of America Certification
Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred.
Pesticide Application License is preferred.
About Casino Del Sol
18 Hole Championship Golf Course in Tucson, Arizona
Open to Hotel Guests and the Public