Eagle Point Golf Club located in Wilmington, North Carolina seeks a passionate and detail-oriented Landscape Manager to elevate their landscapes and club facilities reflective of those at a premier, top 100-level facility.
The opportunity provides a sense of ownership, creativity, and the ability to showcase one’s skill sets and lead the landscape operations with a high level of autonomy. Those who seek a stable, professional, progressive culture at a premier facility will find great enjoyment in our company and coastal environment.
Inspired by the natural setting, North Carolina native Tom Fazio designed the course in the late 1990s; it opened in 2000. Fazio boasts more courses ranked in America’s Greatest 100 than any other golf architect, and Eagle Point has proudly stood among them since 2009.
Eagle Point Golf Club’s Mission Statement:
Eagle Point is committed to providing our members with an unparalleled experience of golf and hospitality by anticipating and exceeding members’ expectations.
We achieve this through creating a welcoming environment, training, development, and positive working relationships with our employees, founders, members, community, and vendors.
We will create a company culture and attitude that is budget-conscious and maximizes profits.
Exceed expectations in hospitality standards.
Attitude is everything! Foster an attitude that reflects pride and enthusiasm.
Goals should be set and maintained through good communication with teammates.
Leadership should be demonstrated through integrity and innovation.
Environment should be welcoming.
The Landscape Manager provides horticulture, turf, landscape, ponds/creeks, and external facility support. The individual will lead a small team focusing on cleaning, detailing, and enhancing the various landscapes throughout the property.
Eagle Point Golf Club would expect the landscape manager to be a valued technical expert, have high expectations of the team’s work, and be recognized and supported by the club leadership team.
This is a collaborative position working with the Golf Course Superintendent, as well as the Assistant Superintendents and managers.
Initial Priorities of the Position:
Learn the team, culture, operation, and areas of responsibility throughout the property.
Establish standard operating procedures, weekly workflow, and future programs including applications, plantings, and projects.
Develops rapport with existing team, and takes the time to get to know the employees’ strengths and opportunities.
Develop relationships with outside contractors and local nurseries as it pertains to plant selection, installation, and maintenance.
Success Traits of Individual:
Team player, collaborative, and high attention to detail.
Takes initiative, pride, and ownership of areas of responsibility.
Willingness to handle multiple priorities, but able to prioritize one task at a time.
Creative, outside-the-box thinker, and constantly looking for opportunities to improve landscapes, service roads, cottages, ponds, and other exterior buildings.
Engages with various constituents including members and guests in a professional and hospitable manner.
Helpful, forward, and supportive communication with management and peers.
Produces consistent, accurate, quality work to specific deadlines and schedules.
Comfortable delegating to others, leveraging the strengths of team members, and able to provide coaching when necessary.
Key Skills, Knowledge, Aptitude, and Other Traits:
Coordinate and contact different internal clients and entertain their requests for landscape modifications, tree pruning, pest control, and seasonal events.
Manage the performance of contractors who provide landscape maintenance services and plant material supply.
Performs Integrated Pest Management practices including proper plant and pest ID, scouting, applications, soil treatments, fertility, water management, record keeping, proper trimming, and pruning techniques.
Technically proficient and familiar with pesticides, aquatic management, and application methods.
Collaborative and forward communication skills with other departments and direct reports.
Develops and manages budget, inventory, material orders, tools, and other needs.
Proficient with Microsoft Office, Outlook, and other word-processing programs.
Flexible and adaptable with management team to properly plan for club events to achieve operational goals.
Prepares emergency recovery work, and observes all infrastructure for safety and performance.
Coordinates work activities, seasonal planting, and projects, and constantly looks for ways to improve the cleanliness,
Proficient usage of irrigation systems including design, repair, and service of residential and commercial systems.
Proficient operation of vehicles, equipment, tools, and landscape equipment including skid steers.
Certificate, 2- or 4-year degree in Horticulture/Turf Management or similar field
4-6 years of progressive on-the-job experience and responsibilities maintaining landscapes at a high level.
Must have a broad spectrum of landscape technical knowledge on using the appropriate plants/equipment at different locations.
Able to demonstrate the use of proper tools and machinery for Horticulture maintenance operations.
Good at designing and planning different bedding plants for different seasons and special events management skill
North Carolina Pesticide license or ability to attain one within 90-days
Compensation & Benefits:
Salary: $75,000 – $85,000, DOE
Health, Vision, Dental, and Life insurance after 90 days of employment
Paid Vacation and Sick Time
Paid Continuing Education
401k with Club Matching
Network opportunities through tournament volunteering
Founded in 2000, Eagle Point Golf Club was designed by architect Tom Fazio featuring an 18-hole layout, as well as a 9-hole Par-3 course. Eagle Point consistently ranks as one of the top golf courses in the country. The club has a wonderful clubhouse, 3 cottages, and a fitness center for the membership and their guests to enjoy.