The City of Calgary is seeking a Senior Superintendent of Golf Operations, Turfcare.
As the senior superintendent of operations, you will be responsible for working with the Golf Leadership Team (GLT) to provide a high quality golf experience at seven city golf courses.
Supervise and coordinate activities of three permanent golf course superintendents, five seasonal assistant superintendents and indirectly 65-70 seasonal golf course staff.
Oversee the development of site work plans, agronomic plans and provide high level technical support for turf management.
Coordinate contracted services including maintenance, lifecycle, repair, equipment and turf management.
Work with other business units to develop/implement capital/lifecycle plans as well as master plans.
Coordinate seasonal hiring and participate in orientation and training program development/delivery. Includes tracking of necessary training and certifications.
Oversee staff management including recruitment, training, attendance and performance management. Strong team building skills for a diverse work force.
Participate in the development, management and administration of operating budgets.
Work with the Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Coordinator to develop, implement and monitor safety/ environment programs to comply with legislative requirements.
Oversee procurement of materials, supplies and equipment for turf management.
As a member of GLT, participate in the development and implementation of business improvement initiatives and operational policies, work plans and priorities.
Utilize strong communication and customer skills to effectively respond (verbally and in writing) to a variety of internal/ external inquiries and business reporting requirements.
Collaborate with other business units to find efficiencies and support turf best management practices.
A completed two year diploma in turf grass management or landscape design.
At least four years of golf course maintenance or landscape design and construction experience is required.
Well-developed administrative and customer service skills, along with demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
A high degree of political sensitivity and business acumen with effective planning and problem-solving skills.
A high level of computer literacy including. but not limited to, the Microsoft Suite of products.
Supervisory and team building skills with high performing teams.
Knowledge of Collective Bargaining Agreements would be an asset.
Equivalent combinations of experience and education may be considered.
Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
Effective November 1, 2021, all City of Calgary employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Application deadline: Nov. 26.
Apply online here.