The Golf Course Superintendent is responsible for the successful operation of the Golf Course Maintenance Department and Clubhouse Grounds Maintenance. A positive attitude and ability to be flexible regarding scheduling and troubleshooting is a must!
The Superintendent works closely with the General Manager to ensure customer satisfaction. This position needs to maximize the number of rounds of golf played by scheduling maintenance practices around Member play and outings to maximize efficiency.
Provides agronomic direction to maintain the golf course at the highest quality possible at all times
Follows company standards for the healthy growth of the golf course grasses, trees, wetlands, and other applicable plant materials
Programs for turf/grass, material and chemical maintenance, and asset management are critical to the success of this role
Prepares an annual budget and achieves these financial goals throughout the year, through proper forecasting, expense controls and labor management
Report any issues or concerns directly to the GM.
Provides leadership and direction to team members.
Complies with all company policies and procedures.
Responsible for hiring, training and developing all staff
Ensures staff is working within OSHA, club safety, state and federal guidelines for safe working conditions.
3 - 5 years in Golf Course Maintenance management preferred
Pesticide Applicators License required
Advanced knowledge of regulatory requirements and record keeping as required by local, state and federal laws
Team player able to foster relationships with Members, Employee Partners and guests
About The Orchards Golf Club
Founded in 1991, The Orchards Golf Club in Belleville, Illinois features a 18 hole championship style golf course and restaurant. The golf course was designed by former Masters winner Bob Goalby who is from the Belleville, IL area.
Amenities at The Orchards include:
18 hole championship style golf course with six sets of tees for all level of play.
Driving and practice range with mats on one level and zoysia grass tees on two other levels.
Two state of the art HD Golf Simulators
Target flags with distances are in the landing areas for the golfers.
Practice sand bunker is also available to use along with a large practice putting green.
Banquet room that can seat up to 150 guests