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Assists with providing the technical expertise to maintain the golf course greens, tees, fairways, roughs, irrigation system, and all related facilities and equipment. Evaluates the course and related businesses (driving ranges, entry to the facility, etc.) so that it is pleasing to the eye and represents a level of expectation that is “country club” in its message. Ensures the attractiveness and constant readiness for play of the course. Assists in determining the appropriate genus of grass to be cultivated based on nature and condition of the soil, climate, and season of the year. Ensures the proper functioning of the irrigation system and determines the correct amount of water to be applied to the greens, tees and fairways, and related facilities. Assists in directing the amount and types of soil nutriments and fertilizers to be applied to the greens, fairways, and roughs. Takes soil samples regularly throughout the year and reads the results for necessary amendments. Assists with the selection, application, storage, and otherwise safe handling of pesticides and other toxic substances. Ensures compliance with all Base, OSHA, county, state and federal hazardous waste regulations. Administers and enforces all MCCS, Marine Corps Order regulations and policies for staff.
Initiates contact with outside agencies, such as the United States Golf Association to invite site visits for consultation at least twice per year. Represents the golf course maintenance operations at all golf committee meetings to include the Miramar Memorial Men’s Golf Association and the Miramar Memorial Ladies Golf Association. Assists with any renovation and remodeling of the course to include tees, greens, fairways, bunkers, and practice areas. Assists in the planning of architectural changes to the course, seeks advice from Gold Course architectural firms for drawings, scope of work and associated costs. Responsible for all maintenance personnel to include: hiring, staffing, schedules, leave request, payroll, resolving complaints, initiating disciplinary actions, and performance ratings. Schedules maintenance practices around tournament and member play to maximize efficiency and minimize disruption to members. Oversees subordinates in proper and safe operation and maintenance of mechanical and power equipment. Assists in planning budgets for additional or replacement capital equipment.
Supervises golf course maintenance staff to include: assigning and distributing work, coaching, counseling, tutoring, and mentoring employees; approving and disapproving leave, recommending and completing personnel actions, completing performance reviews and signing timecards, training employees, keeping abreast of and actively supporting the principles of the EEO program, and prevention of sexual harassment. Must be alert to alcohol abuse, and take appropriate action.
Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Asks questions to determine, verify and solve problems. Checks for satisfaction on the quality of services. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor or proper point of contact for help when problems arise.
Performs other related duties as assigned.