“The Cullan” at Mineral Mound State Park is located on the shores of Lake Barkley in Western Kentucky near Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. This 18-hole Michael Hurdzan designed course features Tifeagle ultradwarf greens with Tifway II bermudagrass tees, fairways and rough. In progress (50% completion) of in-house Better Billy Bunker renovation. Rainbird/Flowtronix irrigation. More info can be found at: https://parks.ky.gov/eddyville/golf/golf-course/cullan-mineral-mound
Benefits: Compensation is based on a 37.5-hour workweek, with compensated overtime. 5% salary increase after nine-month probationary period. 11 paid holidays. Voting leave. Professional organization dues provided. Benefits include uniforms, paid health and life insurance, ample vacation and sick leave, holiday pay, retirement, and optional deferred compensation plan. State employee benefits information can be found at: https://kypersonnelcabinet.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=17&c=kypersonnelcabinet
Some travel required for turf and department meetings and conferences. Overtime and weekends required periodically. Salary based on education and experience.
Responsible for all phases of golf maintenance and agronomic operations, cost control, and personnel. Supervises employees and assists in the care and maintenance of the turf, ornamental plants, shrubs, trees, and wetlands on the facility grounds. Develops and implements maintenance work plans on a daily/weekly/annual basis to meet agronomic needs of the golf course with consideration to the golfer usage and other guest related activities. Oversees the use and maintenance of the golf course irrigation system and all turf maintenance equipment (mowers, sprayers, tractors, aerators, utility vehicles, golf carts, etc.). Creates and manages the golf course maintenance budget to control costs and optimize the quality of the golf product within the parameters of a budget. Recruits, hires, and supervises golf maintenance staff. Oversee all in-house projects required to manage the golf course and provides close oversight of all projects involving outside contractors. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license to qualify for employment in this job classification. Must obtain Kentucky Pesticide Applicator License within three months of employment. The N-18 Pesticide Applicators License required by this position can be obtained by passing the test administered by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this job classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials. Some travel required for turf and department meetings and conferences. Overtime and weekends required periodically. Work is typically performed outdoors and involves use of potentially toxic materials such as insecticide, fungicides, and fertilizers. Salary based on education and experience.
Education Requirement – Graduate of a college or university with an associate degree in plant science, turf management or related field. Three years as a Golf Course Superintendent or Assistant Golf Course Superintendent in addition to a Certificate of Turfgrass Management from an accredited university can substitute for the required education.
Experience – One year experience as an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent.
Application Instructions: IMPORTANT - An official application must be completed prior to the application deadline of October 13, 2022 at 7PM EST and can be done at https://kypersonnelcabinet.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=1&c=kypersonnelcabinet Search for Golf Course Superintendent. Attaching your resume to the application program is encouraged but it DOES NOT REPLACE THE DETAILS IN THE APPLICATION. THE APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED FULLY as that is the information evaluated by the Personnel Cabinet to determine if the applicants meet the minimum qualifications. If you have problems with the application process, contact the Personnel Cabinet at (502) 564-8030. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Upon appointment, employees in this class may be required to maintain a valid driver's license and required to drive a licensed vehicle. This status may be necessary for the length of time in this class. If this is necessary, it will be listed in the specific position description for that position. Applicants and employees in this job title may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check. Applicants and employees in positions which perform job duties that may require contact with offenders in the custody or supervision of the Department of Corrections or with youth in the care, custody, or supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice must meet qualifications pursuant to the federal PrisonRape Elimination Act, 28 C.F.R.115.17 and 115.317.THE COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, NATIONALORIGIN, SEX, AGE, DISABILITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, GENETIC INFORMATION OR VETERAN STATUS.REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS ARE PROVIDED UPON REQUEST. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D.
Additional Salary Information: 5% increase following 9 month probation
About Mineral Mound State Park
The Kentucky State Parks feature some of the most striking landscapes in Kentucky, nationally recognized golf courses, lakes that stretch as far as the eye can see and state park lodges that combine historic charm with today's conveniences in addition to many other recreational amenities.
As the largest operator of golf courses in Kentucky, we have successfully recruited and hired a number of great Superintendents and other key golf course maintenance professionals from all over the U.S. that have found being a part of our family oriented team a good fit for their career.