The City of Yuma is seeking an experienced leader to serve as the next Golf Course Superintendent in a dynamic, financially stable organization. This highly responsible management position manages the maintenance, repair, and renovation of City golf courses, and related assets and infrastructure; manages capital improvement projects, and operations and maintenance functions. The Golf Course Superintendent reports to the Golf Operations Manager and provides leadership to various full time, part time and seasonal personnel.
The minimum requirements are a Bachelor’s Degree or 2-year Certificate in Turf Management (or related field, like agronomy, horticulture, plant science, soil science); AND five years of golf course management experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience to do the job successfully. A valid driver’s license is required (must have an Arizona license upon hire). Must be able to obtain an Arizona Department of Agriculture Private Applicator Golf Certification. Must be able to pass an Arizona Department of Corrections background check. A certification from the Golf Course Superintendent’s Association of America is preferred.
About City of Yuma
The City of Yuma is a full-service council manager local government and is governed
by a charter, Arizona state statutes, and
an adopted Strategic Plan. The City
Administrator is appointed by the City Council
and is responsible for all city operations.
The City employs approximately 1,200 fulltime, part-time, and seasonal employees
and has 14 departments committed to
providing outstanding services to the
community. Yuma’s Fiscal Year 2024
annual budget is $472.8 million (all funds).
The City of Yuma offers the following benefits to Full-time City employees:
*ARIZONA STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM (ASRS) - City employees are automatically enrolled in the Arizona State Retirement System. Employees contribute 12.14% (pre-tax) and the City contributes 12.14% of employee gross wages through automatic deduction. Should an employee terminate City employment, the ASRS funds may be withdrawn or remain until retirement. Contributions to the ASRS are in addition to FICA (Social Security taxes).
*LONG TERM DISABILITY (LTD) - Included through the Arizona State Retirement System. Employees contribute .15% and the City contributes .15% of employee gross wages. LTD contributions are in... addition to FICA (Social Security taxes).
*SOCIAL SECURITY & MEDICARE - Employees pay a contribution into the Social Security & Medicare System.
*WORKER'S COMP. - Insurance coverage for medical expenses and loss of income due to an on-the-job injury is provided by the City of Yuma for all employees.
*UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE - Employees are covered by Unemployment Insurance.
*MEDICAL, DENTAL, and VISION INSURANCE - The City of Yuma is proud to provide medical, dental and vision insurance for its employees which is administered by the Yuma Area Benefit Consortium. Employees may choose from two traditional PPO plans or a High Deductible Health Plan with a Health Savings Account. Dependent premiums are paid one month in advance and are pre-taxed (unless waived). Additional information regarding medical, dental and vision benefits may be requested from the City's Human Resources Department.
*LIFE INSURANCE - The City provides a life insurance policy for employees in an amount that is equal to your annual salary. An Accidental Death and Dismemberment rider is also included for an equal amount. Employees may elect, at their cost, additional life insurance for up to 5X their annual salary. Various voluntary insurance policies are available at your cost and may be set up as an automatic payroll deduction. Information is available from the City's Human Resources Department.
*FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT - The plan establishes a reimbursement account, which is designed to provide you with a means of paying for certain medical, dental, vision, and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. The amount you designate is subtracted from your earnings before taxes and is deposited in your flexible spending account. As a new employee you have 30 days from your hire date to enroll.
*EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM - Provides free counseling sessions for employees and family members, as well as a 24-hour crisis line for emergencies.
*COMPENSATORY LEAVE (COMP. TIME) - Paid leave that an employee has elected to accrue in lieu of overtime payment.
*GENERAL LEAVE - This leave is available for all regular full-time and regular part-time employees. General Leave is paid leave for an employee's personal time off. General Leave can normally be used 90 days after your hire date. General Leave accrual varies by the employee's years of service and employment status.
0 to 5 years = 6.14 hours per pay day or 153.5 hours annually
5 to 10 years = 7.74 hours per pay day or 193.5 hours annually
10 to 15 years = 8.06 hours per pay day or 201.5 hours annually
15 to 20 years = 8.7 hours per pay day or 217.5 hours annually
20+ years = 9.34 hours per pay day or 233.5 hours annually
*SICK LEAVE - Employees are eligible to utilize paid sick leave immediately following 90 calendar days from their date of hire. July 1 of each year, employees will have 40 hours of sick leave added to their sick leave bank. New employees will have 40 hours of sick leave added to their sick leave bank on their date of hire.
*HOLIDAYS - The City recognizes 12 holidays per year. Holiday pay is at eight hours per holiday.
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (third Monday in January)
President's Day (third Monday in February)
Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)
Labor Day (First Monday in September)
Day After Thanksgiving
Additional Day in conjunction with Christmas
*DEFERRED COMPENSATION - Employees may participate in a tax-sheltered Annuity Plan (457 Plan) through payroll deduction to provide additional retirement income.
*SMOKE-FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT - The City prohibits smoking in, and within a reasonable distance of, all buildings used by the City for the conduct of City business or buildings or facilities used or occupied as workspace by City employees. This includes City owned and operated vehicles. This policy applies to all City employees, volunteers, citizens, and other persons entering or using City owned or operated facilities and/or vehicles.