Reporting to the Director of Golf and Landscaping, the Golf Course Superintendent is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Los Colinas Golf Course. The responsibilities include turf grass/plant material maintenance programs, property/asset management, personnel 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.
Responsible for all phases of Golf Maintenance and Agronomic operations, cost control, and personnel
Works closely with, advises, and coordinates with the Head Golf Professional on any issues related to golf course maintenance.
Directs and participates in the construction and maintenance of the grounds
Administers and enforces all Club rules, regulations, and policies for staff.
Supports and assists with member seminars and orientations.
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 property.
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.
Manages an aggressive water usage tracking plan and irrigation systems, and provides monthly reporting on retaining ponds, wells, and other water source usage.
Recruits supervise and retain maintenance staff. Manages employee relations activities such as coaching and corrective discipline.
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.
Supervises and participates in the application and recording of chemical applications (fertilizers and pesticides) on the Club grounds in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.
Maintains records and completes required reporting. Orders parts, supplies, and equipment as needed.
Schedules maintenance practices around member play and outings to maximize efficiency and minimize disruption to members.
Knowledge & Skills Required:
Knowledge of management and maintenance of greens, fairways, and roughs.
Knowledge of use and operating standards of equipment and tools used in golf course construction and maintenance work.
Skill in recruiting, supervising, training, monitoring, evaluating, and motivating personnel.
Interpersonal skill to resolve conflict and work with supervisors, officials, employees, members, and the general public.
Knowledge of the game of golf, golf rules, and methods of play.
Ability to anticipate personnel, equipment, and material requirements related to golf course maintenance and repair assignments.
Ability and knowledge to layout irrigation patterns, drainage patterns, construct tees and/or greens.
2 years experience as a First Assistant or supervisor
2 year Degree or Certificate in Turf Management (or related field, like agronomy, horticulture, plant science, soil science).
Advanced computer skills required for financial reporting and control of operations, including the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
Valid Driver's License
Pesticide Application License
Fluency in the Spanish language is desirable, but not required.
About Mission Inn Resort and Club
Just 35 minutes from Orlando, Mission Inn offers you an escape to a spectacular Central Florida golf vacation, a dream wedding, a romantic couples getaway, or your next corporate event.
Along with world-class golf on two championship courses, you can take in the vistas along our hiking paths, lounge poolside, play tennis and volleyball, or even try bass fishing and trap/skeet shooting. There are countless ways to enjoy a memorable stay with us.
Conveniently central to Central Florida’s world-famous theme parks, wineries, shopping and local attractions, Mission Inn Resort & Club also provides a refined home base for guests wishing to explore the Lake County area.
Renowned for its picturesque rolling hills, orange groves, and shimmering lakes, the area draws golf enthusiasts, fishermen and eco-tourists who enjoy being surrounded by the region’s expansive natural beauty.