Chemical Technician, Golf Course Superintendent, Irrigation Technician
The Director of Golf Course Maintenance Operations is responsible for managing the Golf Course Maintenance Department activities within the guidelines, policies and standards established by the Hickory Stick Golf Club Ownership Group. We are entering into a major golf course renovation by the original course designer, Tim Liddy.
Develops, prepares, establishes, and maintains the entire golf course and clubhouse grounds
Plans, schedules and monitors operations, which include manpower, equipment, and supply requirements for the department and maintains accountability for the cost, utilization, and performance of employees and equipment
Develops and manages budgets for projected departmental expenditures. Coordinates budgetary reviews and approvals with the General Manager and the HSGC Ownership Group.
Ensures proper accounting procedures are followed for all maintenance activity, including labor distributions, purchases, and fixed assets. Develops monthly forecasts and explains monthly variances from the projected budget
Maintains Purchase Order, invoice, and tracking systems
Maintains required records for: man-hour usage, equipment maintenance, tool inventory, supply inventory, daily log, fertilizer, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, fuel usage, weather, water usage, and all records required by governmental authorities relevant to pesticide usage
Ensures safety regulations, policies and procedures are followed. Ensures that departmental employees have a clean, organized, and safe working environment that meets all local, state and federal regulations and maintains adequate stock levels
Operates the department within all local, state, and federal regulations and guidelines
Develops and implements environmental programs consistent with International Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program Certification and meet departmental environmental goals
Selects, orients, trains, motivates and retains staff capable of meeting current and projected personnel needs; makes recommendations and decisions on various personnel matters such as salaries, performance reviews (both annual & semi-annual), and terminations. Special emphasis is placed on minimizing employee costs
Maintains control of employee uniforms, ensuring that employees wear the appropriate uniform, that uniforms are kept in good condition, and are at all times readily available to employees
Works closely with the General Manager to interpret and implement departmental policies and procedures
Required to wear personal protective clothing and/or use protective equipment to comply with established safety operating standards
Special projects or other duties as assigned
Associate or Bachelor’s degree in turf management or related field or trades training and work related experience in turf management. Must have and maintain GCSAA Class A status
Golf Course Superintendent Association Certification (CGSC) is preferred
Thorough knowledge of general business administration practices and golf course operations practices and procedures as would be acquired through minimum of eight years of similar golf course maintenance experience in progressively responsible position with minimum of three years as golf course superintendent
Prior supervisory experience required. Working knowledge of golf course operations, turf management and practices necessary
Additional Salary Information: Additional Salary Information: Total Compensation package includes base salary plus bonus. Additional benefits include complimentary meals, uniform allowance, golf privileges, etc.
About Hickory Stick Golf Club
Hickory Stick Golf Club is an Irish links-style course located in Greenwood Indiana, just South of Indianapolis. Designed by Tim Liddy, offering a playable challenge from all four sets of tees and is dedicated to your complete golf experience. It offers playing characteristic unlike any other Indianapolis Golf Course, with rolling fairways and mounded rough. Our goal is to be the premiere public facility south of Indianapolis. We are in the first year of a new ownership group.