Compensation: $60,000 - $75,000 Base salary plus Annual Incentive and Relocation Assistance
Location: Escondido Golf & Country Club
9090 FM 2147
Horseshoe Bay, Texas 78657
About The Club:
Founded in 2006, Escondido is a timeless little hamlet of Mediterranean-style charm in the heart of Texas Hill Country. As one of the few luxury waterfront retreats in Texas, our residents enjoy the best of Fazio golf and the beautiful, constant-level Lake LBJ. Beyond the best-in-class amenities and services that our quintessential private golf course and lake club provides, we aspire to be your home for all seasons and your future generations. For more information on the
The Course Superintendent will be responsible for the Club’s 18-hole golf course. The responsibilities of the Course Superintendent include the maintenance, operation, management, preparation, improvements, and conditions of the golf course and club grounds. The Course Superintendent will fulfill these responsibilities as a hands-on leader through positive and effective leadership by leading, developing, training, managing, overseeing, coaching, and motivating the golf course team.
Under the mentorship of the Director of Agronomy and the Superintendent, the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent would learn about the Club, its cultural practices, the maintenance team, membership, and overall operations and be ready to assume the Superintendent role when the current superintendent moves into the Director of Agronomy position when he retires.
Leading the team in delegating and assigning daily assignments, providing guidance, training, coaching and assistance and ensuring work is completed as expected and in a timely manner.
Collaborating with the Superintendent in developing the agronomic plan and budget for the course and leading in the implementation and oversight of the agronomic plan and budget.
Identifying, evaluating and recommending corrective action for agronomic problem areas, including disease, pest and drainage issues.
Leading, overseeing and assisting in the daily set-up and maintenance of the golf course, including routine golf course maintenance, chemical applications and equipment operations.
Inspecting irrigation systems and, identifying issues and implementing corrective action.
Recommending, evaluating, planning and leading long-term and short-term projects related to renovations, repairs and care and maintenance of the course.
Assisting in the training of new and existing staff in golf course set-up and maintenance, equipment operations, safety procedures and the expectations of the Club.
Educating and ensuring the team is aware of and following safe work practices and maintenance facilities and equipment are safe, clean and organized.
Qualifications (Skills, Abilities and Knowledge):
A comprehensive knowledge of turf and golf course maintenance.
Experience in leading teams or having the experience that prepared you for this leadership position.
The ability to operate basic landscape equipment.
Knowledge of irrigation systems and repair.
An active Pesticide Applicator License or ability to obtain one.
A Certificate, Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Turf Management or related experience.