This position is for the Director of Golf Maintenance at Seven Lakes Golf and Tennis located in Fort Myers, FL. Seven Lakes Golf and Tennis is a 55+ active adult, amenity rich community. The golf course is a pristine par 60 executive layout recently renovated in 2020 with golf course architect Kipp Shulties. The Director is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the golf course to ensure the quality, playability, and safety of the course related to employee work practices and resident activities. Responsibilities include supervising all aspects and functions of the Golf Course Maintenance department. This is a visible position within the community requiring the utmost awareness of how actions and communications are perceived by the residents.
The position reports directly to the General Manager.
The course features 18 holes, 45 acres of Bimini bermudagrass and 2.5 acres of TifEagle greens. New Irrigation system throughout installed by Leibold Irrigation, Inc. with Toro Lynx GDC 2-wire controls and weather station. Remote monitoring and control included for 2 pumpstations and irrigation computer via smartphone applications.
Skills and Knowledge:
Must be able to read, write, and understand English with strong written and verbal communication skills
Associates degree or beyond in related agronomic field of study
Advance knowledge of agronomy and bermudagrass maintenance practices with a working knowledge of golf facility construction principals, practices, and methods
Thorough knowledge of general industry accepted golf course maintenance practices and equipment operation
A thorough understanding of the rules and strategies of the game of golf
Good time management skills and ability to multi-task
Solid computer skills
Strong Interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization
Ability to conduct oral presentations
Honesty and Integrity
Team builder and team player
Emotionally intelligent and balanced
Strong work ethic and solid problem solving skills
Additional Salary Information: Full benefits package to include 401K, health insurance, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off, and 7 paid holidays. Dues for local, state, and national association memberships included.