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GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT

Manufacturers' Golf & Country Club, Fort Washington, PA
Posted 10/29/2020
 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Manufacturers’ Golf & Country Club is seeking a progressive and innovative leader to attract and lead a motivated grounds staff. He/She should take special pride in delivering exceptional playing conditions for members and guests by providing extraordinary turf conditioning, golf course grounds presentation, and customer service. The Golf Course Superintendent will be responsible for managing the daily operations of the entire agronomy team at Manufacturers’ Golf & Country Club with a primary concentration on organizing, directing, and overseeing all facets of the department including, but not limited to staffing, training, safety protocol, chemical/fertilizer plans, working relationships across departments, interaction with club members, interaction with local and national media, and financial controls for the department. The Golf Course Superintendent will be a courageous leader who is able to combine "big picture" thinking with producing every day, consistent high quality results. This position will report directly to the General Manager.

ESSENTIAL / BASIC JOB FUNCTIONS

To perform this job successfully and individual must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Possesses high golf IQ and steward of the game of golf

  • Passion for preserving and enhancing classic golf courses

  • Responsible for all phases of Golf Maintenance and Agronomic operations, cost control, and personnel

  • Works closely with, advises, and coordinates with the General Manager, and Head Golf Professional on any issues related to golf course maintenance

  • Directs and participates in the construction and maintenance of the grounds

  • Creative turf manager, who is highly skilled producing consistent, exceptional turf conditions in challenging environments

  • Provides the right balance of playability, presentation and aesthetics for ALL skill levels and member demographics

  • Administers and enforces all Club rules, regulations and policies for staff

  • Develops strong relations with General Manager. Golf Professional, department heads, respective committees and members

  • Must be able to work independently and be a self-starting problem solver

QUALIFICATIONS
To be considered for the position, the following qualifications are desired: 

Certified Class – GCSAA Class-A member with a minimum of 5 to 10 years’ experience as a Golf Course Superintendent at a resort or private club

College Degree – Agronomy/Turfgrass Management. BA/BS Undergraduate Degree preferred

Minimum of 5 years of golf course superintendent experience at a high-quality facility required

Expertise in producing high quality soil push up, creeping bentgrass/poa annua greens; perennial ryegrass fairways, low-mow bluegrass tees, and tall fescue/ryegrass roughs

History implementing progressive management strategies to combat Mid-Atlantic environmental challenges

Major or significant championship experience is preferred

Construction, renovation, and grow-in experience preferred

Valid Driver’s License

Excellent verbal and written skills required.

Special Technical & Administrative Knowledge – Ability to interpret diagnostic data (e.g. Soil tests, water tests, nematode assays, etc.)  Formulate and manage annual budgets.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations - Preferred Certified Golf Course Superintendent and required certified chemical and pest applicator

JOB STRUCTURE

The club will provide a compensation and benefits package commensurate with experience and qualifications

This includes but not limited to:

Competitive base salary

Full benefits package (medical, dental, vision, and life insurance)

Pension plan and 401k plan with company match

Paid time off

Golf Privileges and the opportunity to learn the game

Meals provided

Clothing Allowance

Cell Phone Allowance

Vehicle Allowance 

Interested candidates with specific compensation questions can contact the Career Services team.

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