The Golf Course Superintendent is entrusted with the maintenance, operation, and management of their respective 18-hole golf course. They report directly to the General Manager.
About the Club
Yuma Golf and Country Club is the only private golf facility in the Yuma area offering its membership the finest in golf, tennis, swimming, and dining amenities all in one place. Yuma Golf and Country Club are in the town of Yuma, Arizona located in a pristine and tranquil location just west of the city's airport off 32nd Street. We provide a full range of services at our facility, including dining amenities, social programming for members or guests, a practice area with a full driving range, practice putting green, chipping green, video equipment for golf swing analysis, and a fully stocked golf shop.
Established in 1950, Yuma Golf and Country Club strives to enrich the lives of its members by providing a unique golfing experience, along with other exceptional recreational and social activities that foster friendship within a private, member-owned setting. The clubhouse offers unique formal elegance with a casual environment that's perfect for both business and social needs. Our exquisite banquet facilities provide the perfect setting for weddings, parties, celebrations, special events, and family gatherings. The club is also available for corporate and charity golf tournaments, business meetings, organization banquets, as well as weddings to those who are non-members. With a variety of member types, from families to singles, the Yuma Golf and Country Club provides great value to every member!
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Supervising the construction and maintenance of the golf course(s).
Supervising the maintenance and repair of equipment.
Rendering professional advice, opinions, assistance, and services to the facility’s managing body as required.
Participating in all long-range planning meetings.
The Golf Course Superintendent assumes responsibility for managing and maintaining golf course properties, which may include:
The golf course and practice areas.
Open spaces, wooded areas, unused acreage, and areas outside the perimeter fence
Sod farm and nursery.
Other properties as specified by the General Manager.
In addition, the Golf Course Superintendent typically assumes the following responsibilities under the direction of the General Manager:
Construction, renovation, and/or reconstruction of such properties, whether performed by maintenance staff or outside contractors.
Involved in preparing the annual budgets for the maintenance and capital improvement of course properties. Formulates the annual maintenance and capital budgets so as to implement board policies established in accordance with the long-range plan and defined maintenance standards.
Interviews, hires, train, direct, and supervise a staff of employees for the purpose of maintaining the properties. Authority to terminate the employment of subordinates.
Plans all maintenance and project work, applying his or her agronomic and administrative expertise to achieve the agreed-upon maintenance standards and long-range goals
Oversees the scheduling and routing of personnel and equipment to accomplish the work. Inspects the golf course and related areas to evaluate how well management standards are being achieved and to effect changes in management programs.
Acquires equipment and purchases necessary supplies to maintain the golf course and other properties. Responsible for inventory control and overseeing the equipment maintenance programs. Approves all expenditures and exercises cost control measures to keep, as nearly as possible, operating and capital expenses in line with the approved budgets.
Keeps accurate and complete records on payroll, inventory, weather data, maintenance procedures, pesticide applications, etc.
Communicates regularly with other members of the top management group to discuss activities, goals, plans, and customer input.
B.S. or Associate degree or equivalent experience.
Requires advanced knowledge of agronomy and turfgrass management practices; working knowledge of golf facility construction principles, practices, and methods; and a thorough understanding of the rules and strategies of the game of golf.
Requires a high degree of administrative and executive ability, especially in terms of problem-solving and decision-making.
Requires excellent oral and written communications skills.
Requires knowledge of current federal, state, and local laws and regulations affecting the management of golf course operations (including, but not limited to, employment, safety, and environmental standards, laws, and regulations).
Requires participation in continuing education opportunities such as seminars, workshops, correspondence courses, field days, and trade shows.
Requires current state certification or licensing as a pesticide applicator.
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