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Golf Course Superintendent

The Peninsula Golf and Country Club, Millsboro, DE

Posted 11/8/22

 

At Troon, we believe our Associates are our greatest strength and competitive advantage. Whether
you’re relatively new to club management or are a seasoned leader in the property management and
golf course industry, there’s an exciting new opportunity for you at The Peninsula Golf & Country Club.
Engage with guests from all over, providing a first-class experience and dedicated service they will carry
with them long after they’ve left our premises.


Ideal candidates have a genuine passion for agronomic practices and maintenance management. As Golf
Course Superintendent, you will be responsible for overseeing the maintenance and agronomic
practices of the golf course and adjacent grounds, including the clubhouse landscaping and

maintenance. Responsibilities also include overseeing the repair and maintenance of all golf course-
related equipment. Previous supervisory experience is a requirement for the position.

Our team has made a conscious effort to ensure strong protocols are in place to keep you and our
patrons safe, so you can focus on the customer experience and property management.


Responsibilities:
• Maintains all grounds including the golf course, clubhouse surrounds and other maintainable
property
• Supervises all planting, fertilizing and chemical applications, and other care of turf, plants,
shrubs and trees on the golf course and clubhouse surrounds
• Hires, supervises, and develops Assistant Superintendent, foreman, irrigation technician and
other employees in the maintenance department
• Informs members about present and future maintenance activities
• Coordinates scheduling of all personnel assigned to the department
• Communicates frequently with the General Manger and Director of Maintenance to discuss
activities, goals, plans and member/customer feedback
• Prepares and manages annual budget plan for the golf course maintenance operation on an
annual basis
• Maintains inventory and oversees all repairs and scheduled maintenance of all golf course
maintenance equipment
• Implements and enforces comprehensive safety program for employees of the maintenance
department
• Supervises maintenance and operation of drainage, irrigation, and other mechanical watering
systems
• Develops chemical and fertilizing plan on an annual basis
• Ensures that the golf course is providing healthy and high-quality playing conditions for guests of
the property
• Prepares and maintains all recordkeeping for maintenance department (i.e., Human Resource
files, inventory files, fertilization, and chemical application logs)
• Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor or manager


Education and Experience Requirements:
• 3-5 years turf grass management experience required
• Supervisory, coaching and staff development experience required

• GCSAA Member preferred, but not required
• Knowledge of budgeting and expense management
• Knowledge of local, federal, and state laws and regulations affecting management of golf course
operations
• Must have a strong business aptitude and passion for the golf business
• Must Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Must be highly organized and efficient with a high attention to detail
• Must have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
• Must have basic computer skills, Word and Excel


Working Conditions:
• Regularly required to reach with hands and arms
• Often required to stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or
controls
• Occasionally be required to balance, stoop, twist upper body, kneel, and climb
• Must be able to lift and/or move up to 30lbs occasionally
• Specific vision abilities include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, and depth perception
• Moderate exposure to extreme cold, heat, working outdoors, chemicals, pesticides, gasoline,
vibration, pollen, dust, mechanical hazards, and electrical hazards
• Noise level is typically moderate to loud
• Work extended hours during golf and holiday season
• Work weekends and holidays


Compensation will be commensurate with experience and competitive with the market.


For consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to Kyle DeNuys - kdenuys@troon.com