Winchester Country Club is seeking an individual to work as the Assistant Superintendent in Winchester, VA
Winchester Country Club is a traditional, private membership club founded in 1923. Located in the heart of Winchester, Virginia, the club offers premiere golf, tennis, and aquatic facilities along with several dining outlets and family friendly activities. To learn more about Winchester Country Club, please visit the website https://winchestercountryclub.net/
Under the direction of the Golf Course Superintendent directs and participates in the maintenance of the golf course. Supervises the maintenance and repair of motorized and other mechanical equipment. Assists with all aspects of the irrigation system maintenance and operation.
Essential Job Functions
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
Supervises and manages the upkeep of the golf course property which includes the course, maintenance equipment, department transportation fleet, recreation facilities, open spaces, wooded areas, and unused acreage.
Supervises the crews completing the maintenance and project work for the course. Assists with manual labor associated with the maintenance and project work as necessary.
Instructs equipment operators and grounds maintenance personnel on the operation and care of mowing and other equipment.
Supervises fertilizer, pesticide, herbicide, and fungicide applications and/or operates and calibrates pesticide application equipment and maintains comprehensive records applications.
Supervises and participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps, and in the maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems.
Hires and trains department staff on procedures and process; ensures compliance with safety procedures and applicable state, federal and local regulations.
Assists the Superintendent in gathering and submitting completed employee information for payroll processing on time.
Maintain accurate records for pertaining to regular maintenance work and project activities including, but not limited to, labor schedules, equipment use, equipment inventory, and safety activities. Assure the efficient and timely submission of all required reports.
Obtains and upholds pesticide and/or fertilizer license.
Portrays positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations.
Complies with golf course etiquette rules.
Must be well mannered, display a smile always, greet guests, member and fellow employees when encountered, show appreciation to the guests and the members, and demonstrate a willingness to help guests and members always.
Possesses and understanding of the importance of safety and sees that safe operation procedures are observed in all daily activities. Administers the Safety Program.
Attends and actively participates in regularly scheduled staff meetings.
Performs additional assignments per the direction of club or Company managers.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires working knowledge of the maintenance of golf course tees, fairways, greens; the seeding and maintenance practices for golf course turf; the planting cultivating, pruning, and caring for plants, shrubs and trees; the characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners; herbicides and pest control methods and materials; drainage control methods; and irrigation systems, including wells, pumps and automatic controls.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Requires knowledge of current federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting the management of golf course operations.
Ability to operate and maintain tools and machines associated with the upkeep of the golf course.
Ability to analyze and solve problems; efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required including nights/weekends.
About Landscapes Golf Management
Landscapes Golf Management (LGM) – One of the five largest and most trusted operators of golf courses and country clubs in the United States, LGM’s 50-plus property portfolio across 22 states benefits from conveniently located regional offices. Our family-owned-and-operated company prides itself on a guest- and member-centric approach supported by strong client relationships, well-trained and personable staff contributing to an enviable culture, meticulous attention to detail in every aspect of operation, and proven back-office systems. LGM provides turnkey and a la carte solutions to golf courses and country clubs utilizing creativity and proven systems to attract, retain, and entertain guests/members, and ultimately assist owners in achieving their desired results. Our experts cover business strategy and planning, golf course maintenance, clubhouse operations, marketing, IT, staffing and training, food and beverage, health and wellness, merchandising, golf instruction, and financial management. Sister company Landscapes Unlimited is the recognized leader in the development and construction of golf courses ranging from major tournament and PGA Tour event hosts to local layouts of varying shapes, sizes, and budgets.