This is the perfect opportunity for an Assistant Superintendent looking to make the jump to being a Superintendent. On a hilltop just 3.5 miles from the Pacific Ocean, at the north end of San Diego County, Ocean Hills Country Club offers the very best in active adult living. There's no other 55+ community quite like it. The community consists of 1632 homes centered around our private 18-hole executive golf course.
Leads the maintenance of the golf course(s).
Leads the maintenance and repair of golf course maintenance equipment.
Rendering professional advice, opinions, assistance and services to the facility's Golf Course Committee as required.
Participating in all long-range planning meetings.
The golf course superintendent assumes responsibility for managing and maintaining golf course properties, which may include:
The golf course(s)
The golf car fleet
Construction, renovation and/or reconstruction of such properties, whether performed by maintenance staff or outside contractors.
Prepares the annual budgets for the maintenance and capital improvement of course properties. The superintendent formulates the annual maintenance and capital budgets so as to implement board policies established in accordance with the long-range plan and defined maintenance standards.
Interviews, hires, trains and supervises a staff of employees for the purpose of maintaining the properties. The superintendent has authority to terminate employment of subordinates.
Plans all maintenance and project work, applying his or her agronomic and administrative expertise to achieve the agreed-upon maintenance standards and long-range goals.
Oversees the scheduling and routing of personnel and equipment to accomplish the work. The superintendent frequently inspects the golf course and related areas to evaluate how well management standards are being achieved and to effect changes in management programs.
Acquires equipment and purchases necessary supplies to maintain the golf course and other properties. The superintendent is responsible for inventory control and oversees the equipment maintenance programs. The superintendent approves all expenditures and exercises cost control measures to keep, as nearly as possible, operating and capital expenses in line with the approved budgets.
Keeps accurate and complete records on payroll, inventory, weather data, maintenance procedures, pesticide applications, etc.
Communicates regularly with other members of the top management group to discuss activities, goals, plans and member/customer input.
Advanced knowledge of agronomy and turfgrass management practices; a working knowledge of golf facility construction principles, practices and methods; and a thorough understanding of the rules and strategies of the game of golf.
A high degree of administrative and executive ability, especially in terms of problem solving and decision making.
Proficiency in computer use, knowledge of Microsoft Office and other applications.
Excellent oral and written communications skills.
Knowledge of current federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting the management of golf course operations (including, but not limited to, employment, safety and environmental standards, laws and regulations).
Participation in continuing education opportunities such as seminars, workshops, correspondence courses, field days and trade shows.
May require current state certification or licensing as a pesticide applicator.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $70,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year
Opportunities for advancement
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Company vehicle and cell phone are provided
Year round work
Additional Salary Information: Company Vehicle and cell phone are provided.
About O'Connell Landscape / Ocean Hills Country Club
In 1971 starting with only $60 and a borrowed truck, George and Michael O’Connell created O’Connell Landscape Maintenance with the mission to provide the Southern California commitment with a level of service focused on unparalleled quality, consistency, and building community. They wanted every customer to feel like an extension of their own personal family.
Over the past 50 years, O’Connell Landscape maintenance has grown to become one of the preeminent landscape management providers in the Southern California area. What started from just $60.00 and an idea, has grown into over 1000 employees and service network that spans throughout the counties of Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, and San Diego.