The Club at Cordillera is pleased to announce an opening for Course Superintendent! We are seeking applicants with cool-season, Rocky Mountain region experience that are able to articulate the processes and practices utilized to open, maintain, and protect, and winterize a course with our challenges. More specifically we are seeking an individual that can accomplish the list of essential duties with excellence and in alignment with owner and member satisfaction goals.
Reports to: Director of Agronomy, Senior Superintendent, or General Manager.
Effectively plans, organizes, directs, and performs tasks related to the proactive minimization and mitigation of turf damage including but not limited to:
Desiccation (turf loss from drying out)
Safely operates and coordinates the use of dump trucks, snow removal equipment, snowcat, and snowmobiles to remove, monitor, maintain, groom, and pack the facility during winter operations.
Successfully plans and directs proper winterization of the golf course including fencing, tarping, end-of-season agronomy practices, irrigation winterization, and chemical applications.
Maintains a working knowledge of and provides recommendations on the agronomy programs associated with the management of the specific water, soil, and turf types of the course.
Operates, maintains, and troubleshoots components such as pressure relief and reduction valves, pumps, filtration equipment, pump motors/drives, and communication systems associated with the water delivery for the property.
Patrols, repairs, measures, estimates, calculates, and records diversions of water from ditches and other delivery systems for use in computing reports as required by law.
Requirments include a high level of the following:
Superior math skills
Rain Bird Cirrus
Fertilizer spreading and spraying expertise (including equipment knowledge)
Pump station operation (both electrical and hydraulic)
Located in HEART of the Rocky Mountains, Edwards, Colorado, Cordillera boasts 64-holes of high-end golf spread over twelve square miles. 64-holes coupled with a high-pressure water transfer line enable a great learning experience and healthy does of challenge for our leadership team. No two days are alike in the Rockies, summer or winter! Our “season” typically begins in late February with greens snow removal (and re-spray). Winters are the time to recharge mentally and physically, plow snow, groom the Nordic trail, upgrade buildings, and learn new things!
Managed by Troon Golf, we offer exceptional growth opportunity for those who succeed. Please see our website at www.cordillera-vail.com for more information on the facility.