Responsible for the operation of the golf course and maintenance at Salisbury Country Club. The responsibilities include turf grass/plant material maintenance programs, property/asset management, personnel management, budget/forecasting, financial management, member relations, scheduling/maintenance or irrigation systems, pesticide applications, related recordings, and compliance with regulatory issues. The Golf Course Superintendent works to create an environment where staff is involved and enthusiastic, with open communications and respect for themselves, members, guests, and the community
Responsible for all phases of Golf Maintenance and Agronomic operations, cost control, and personnel for 27 hole facility.
Works closely with, advises, and coordinates with the Golf Team on any issues related to golf course maintenance.
Directs and participates in the construction and maintenance of the grounds.
Oversees designs landscape plans for facility grounds and implements the plan.
Administers and enforces all Club rules, regulations, and policies for staff.
Supports and assists with membership seminars and orientations.
Works closely with the GM to operate the Golf Course in a fiscally responsible and professional manner.
Must be able to work independently and be a self-starting problem solver.
Oversees the care and maintenance of the turf, ornamental plants, shrubs, trees and wetlands on the facility grounds.
Directs and assists the staff on the planting of new vegetation, the replacement, spraying, pruning and trimming of trees and shrubs, the preparation of soil plant beds for aesthetically pleasing arrangements and tending to high stress areas.
Provides detailed annual plan for the various property levels and the designated landscaping areas. Includes rotational design to provide facility with fresh, eye-catching, interesting and pleasant atmosphere.
Manages an aggressive water usage tracking plan and irrigation systems and provides monthly reporting on retaining ponds, wells and other water source usage.
Recruits, supervises and retains maintenance staff. Conducts employee performance evaluations and exercises disciplinary action.
Provides technical, operational and safety training for employees to ensure that staff is working within OSHA, club safety, state and federal guidelines for safe working conditions.
Oversees subordinates in proper and safe operation and maintenance of mechanical and power equipment. Plans and budgets for additional or replacement capital equipment.
Supervises and participates in the application and recording of chemical applications (fertilizers and pesticides) on the Club's grounds in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.
Supervises and controls all maintenance expenses associated with Golf Course Operations, including payroll, supplies, chemicals and fertilizers.
Develops annual operating budget and plans for maintenance and capital improvement projects.
Maintains records and completes required reporting. Order parts, supplies and equipment as needed.
Schedules maintenance practices around member play and outings to maximize efficiency and minimize disruption to members.
Coordinates snow removal and winter maintenance activities when necessary.
5 years experience as a Golf Superintendent
Minimum of a 2-year Degree or Certificate in Turf Management (or related field, like agronomy, horticulture, plant science, soil science).
Advance computer skills required for financial reporting and control of operations, including the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
About Salisbury Country Club
Salisbury Country Club is a private, member-owned country club located in Midlothian, Virginia. The Club features a premier golf facility comprised of 27 holes of golf and a state-of-the-art practice facility offering a unique short game practice area and double range. Additional amenities include an outdoor tennis complex, indoor sports facility, outdoor aquatics facility and a beautiful Clubhouse.