Spring Valley Golf Course is currently seeking an Assistant Superintendent. Our goal is to provide an excellent customer experience and working environment for our staff. The course is surrounded by County Parks land and rural properties in the beautiful foothills of Milpitas, CA. SVGC is managed by Jetter Golf, whose principals have been hands-on in the golf industry for the past 35 years. In addition, most of our employees and managers have been part of the team for more than 20 years. All key employees and managers work closely with each other and ownership to take advantage of significant company-wide resources, knowledge and opportunities.
The Assistant Superintendent reports directly to the Golf Course Superintendent. Under the supervision of the Director of Golf Course Operations and Superintendent, the Assistant directs and participates in the maintenance of the golf course, practice facility, and related infrastructure. Additionally, the assistant superintendent may be required to perform a variety of tasks within the club amenity areas and buildings to contribute to the overall success of the club.
The duties include assessing and providing guidance and expertise to maintain rigorous industry and environmental standards in turf quality, including use of specialized knowledge in various fields of agronomy and horticulture. Based on such knowledge, the Assistant is responsible for making recommendations and decisions to address or direct others to address any issues with turf quality in conjunction with the direction of the Golf Course Superintendent.
The Assistant Superintendent will participate in hiring, training, and developing all staff, to include ensuring the staff is working within OSHA, club safety, state and federal guidelines for safe working conditions.
Train and Implement Procedures for Golf Course Maintenance Staff
Assign and evaluate performance of daily tasks
Perform Chemical and Fertilizer applications
Daily water management of Practices Greens, Tees, and Fairways
Daily setup of course for customer playability
Manage daily employee projects
Daily evaluation of turf for wear, disease, moisture, cut quality, growth rate, etc. with an emphasis on adherence to IPM standards
Conduct performance evaluations of Golf Course Maintenance staff and crew as directed on a timely basis.
Assign and develop work-efficient schedules to meet staffing needs of Golf Operations and as warranted, recruit and hire staff to provide superior level of customer services.
Effective communication with customers, staff, and Senior Management.
Ability to work well under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks, and attention to details.
Ensure that all direct reports adhere to standards regarding dress code.
2-3 years' experience in Golf Course Maintenance or related field
Pesticide Applicators License preferred (or attainable within three months)
Pre-employment drug screen that includes marijuana
Clean DMV record to be insured to drive Club vehicles
Supervisory/managerial experience preferred
Bilingual (English - Spanish) communication ability preferred
Computer Skills: Needs to use a computer to get and document information related to record keeping, compliance/regulation and communications.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to fertilizer and other chemicals that are used and delivered by the work being performed. The employee will also be outdoors in varying weather conditions (golf course and environs).
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Additional Salary Information: Health/Dental Insurance, Simple IRA, PTO/Holidays, Association Dues, Continuing Education, Uniforms and Golf Privileges.
ON-SITE HOUSING IS NEGOTIABLE
About Spring Valley Golf Course
Spring Valley Golf course is a quality 18-hole public golf course that has served as a cornerstone of the Bay Area golf community for 65 years.
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