JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for all aspects of the golf course maintenance, landscaping of clubhouse area and parking lot maintenance. The responsibilities include: turf grass/plant material maintenance programs, asset management, personnel management, budget/forecasting, financial management, scheduling/maintenance of irrigation systems, pesticide applications, related recordings and compliance of regulatory issues. The Golf Course Superintendent works to create an environment where staff is involved and enthusiastic, with open communications and respect for themselves, members, guests and the property.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESULTS:
Oversees the care and maintenance of the turf, ornamental plants, shrubs, trees and wetlands on the facility grounds.
Responsible for all phases of golf maintenance and agronomic operations, cost control and personnel.
Works closely with Board on any issues related to golf course maintenance.
Designs and implements landscape plans for facility grounds.
Directs and assists the staff on planting new vegetation, replacement, spraying, pruning and trimming of trees and shrubs, preparation of soil plant beds for aesthetically pleasing arrangements and tending to high stress areas.
Provides detailed annual plan for the designated landscaping areas – including rotational design to provide facility with fresh and pleasant atmosphere.
Manages an aggressive water usage tracking plan and irrigation systems and provides monthly reporting on retaining ponds, wells and other water source usage.
Recruits/interviews, hires, supervises, retains and discharge of maintenance staff.
Provides technical, operational and safety training for employees to ensure staff is working within the required health and safety regulations.
Supervises and participates in the application and recording of chemical applications (fertilizers and pesticides) on the Club’s grounds in compliance with all regulations.
Supervises and controls all maintenance expenses associated with maintenance, including payroll, supplies, chemicals and fertilizers.
Develops annual operating budget and plans for maintenance and improvement projects.
Schedules maintenance practices around member play to maximize efficiency and minimize disruption to members.
Manages and maintains club properties, which include: a) golf course b) maintenance equipment c) clubhouse grounds and landscaping d) tennis courts, swimming pool landscape and other recreational facilities e) open spaces, wooded areas, unused acreage and areas outside the perimeter of the Club f) any other properties as specified in writing by the Board.
Construction, renovation and/or reconstruction of such properties, whether performed by maintenance staff or outside contractors.
Coordinates operations with the club manager, Board and/or golf professional.
Communicates and coordinates with all relevant membership and committees.
Works closely with Board to operate course in a fiscally responsible and professional manner.
Administers and enforces all Club rules, regulations and policies for staff.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
3-5 years’ experience as a Golf Course Superintendent or 1st Assistant.
2-year degree or certificate in turf management or related field.
Pesticide Application License preferred.
Knowledge of management and maintenance of greens, fairways and roughs.
Ability to operate standard equipment and tools used in golf course maintenance.
Knowledge of safe use, mixing and application of chemicals and commercial products.
Strong ability to lay out irrigation patterns, drainage patterns, construct tees and/or greens.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
Responsible, dependable, detailed oriented and professional.
Well-developed verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
Ability to promote positive relations with members, guests, and staff.
Strong ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a team.
Ability to work irregular hours & weekends.
About Greenwood Country Club
Greenwood Country Club opened in 1920 and is a member-owned private club. The Club has long established itself as one of the premiere facilities in the Mississippi Delta. The Club is steep in tradition and hosts The Greenwood Invitational, the oldest stroke play tournament in the state. The Club has also hosted many other Mississippi Golf Association Championships, such as the Senior Amateur, Women's Amateur and the Junior Boy's Amateur. The 18 hole course is 6,300 yards in length and sits on 100 acres. The course has beautiful tree lined fairways and Champion Bermuda Greens.
18 hole championship golf course
Driving range and short game practice area
Rental clubs available
Beautiful swimming pool with diving board
4 lighted tennis courts
Fine and casual dining featuring Delta cuisine
Business meetings and festive gatherings
Group golf outings