Louisquisset Golf Club is a private golf club and is rated number 3 on Golf Pass best courses to play in Rhode Island in 2021. At Louisquisset Golf Club, Ken Venturi has built a course that is, at once, fun and accessible for the novice, while challenging and thought-provoking for other golfers. Ken’s professional play on hundreds of courses around the world coupled with his experience in countless tournaments and team competitions have given him exceptional insight into golf course design. It is perfectly exhibited at Louisquisset.
We recently purchased a brand Toro 648 and 687 aerators, and are committed to investing in our equipment fleet and building for the future.
Come join us to make it #1 in 2022.
Leads the construction and maintenance of the golf course.
Leads the maintenance and repair of construction and golf course maintenance equipment.
Rendering professional advice, opinions, assistance and services to the facility's board of directors or managing body as required.
Participating in all long-range planning meetings.
The golf course superintendent typically reports directly to one of the following individuals:
Green chairman / Club President
In all instances, the golf course superintendent coordinates operations with the office manager and golf professional.
The golf course superintendent assumes responsibility for managing and maintaining golf course properties, which may include:
The golf course
Open spaces, wooded areas, unused acreage and areas outside the perimeter fence
Sod farm and nursery
Ponds, lakes and streams
Construction, renovation and/or reconstruction of such properties, whether performed by maintenance staff or outside contractors.
Prepares the annual budgets for the maintenance and capital improvement of course properties. The superintendent 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, trains and supervises a staff of employees for the purpose of maintaining the properties. The superintendent has authority to terminate 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. The superintendent frequently 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. The superintendent is responsible for inventory control and oversees the equipment maintenance programs. The superintendent 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.
Maintains a standard operating procedure for the greens department and meets established goals with the club president and agronomist.
To become the number 1 ranked 9 hole golf course in the State of Rhode Island.
Advanced knowledge of agronomy and turfgrass management practices; a working knowledge of golf facility construction principles, practices and methods; and a thorough understanding of the rules and strategies of the game of golf.
A high degree of administrative and executive ability, especially in terms of problem solving and decision making.
Proficiency in computer use, knowledge of Microsoft Office and other applications.
Excellent oral and written communications skills.
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).
Participation in continuing education opportunities such as seminars, workshops, correspondence courses, field days and trade shows.
State of Rhode Island Commercial Pesticide license required or the ability to obtain one within 90 days of employment.
Please write a compelling cover letter how you best fit our needs and requirements.
Please submit resumes by December 1, 2021. Interview to begin December 15, 2021 with an anticipated start date of January 2022.
About Louisquisset Golf Club
At Louisquisset Golf Club, Ken Venturi has built a course that is, at once, fun and accessible for the novice, while challenging and thought-provoking for other golfers. Ken’s professional play on hundreds of courses around the world coupled with his experience in countless tournaments and team competitions have given him exceptional insight into golf course design. It is perfectly exhibited at Louisquisset.