The Montgomery Glen and River Ridge Golf Courses are 18-hole golf clubs located in Wetaskiwin and south Edmonton that require a golf superintendent.
A diploma or degree in Turf Grass Management.
Five years experience in golf course maintenance.
Valid Alberta Applicator’s Pesticide Licence.
Experience in all aspects of fertilizer and pesticide application.
Knowledge of equipment, materials and supplies used in golf course grounds maintenance; water practices and irrigation systems.
Knowledge of landscaping to improve golf course design and to recognize the need for proper pruning, planting, spraying and related care.
Must have supervisory, purchasing and financial management experience.
Knowledgeable in all aspects of computerized irrigation operation, repair and maintenance.
Experience with interviewing, hiring and scheduling of staff.
Must be an excellent team leader and possess excellent communication skills.
A working knowledge of computers is essential.
Management of all golf playing areas which include all tees, fairways, roughs, greens and surrounding areas.
Inspecting all components of the golf course and providing solutions and recommendations to any problems.
Responsible for hiring, training, supervising and disciplining all golf course maintenance staff.
Financial management of the Turf Care Department budget.
Planning and scheduling work programs and projects.
Management of Turf Care personnel. Ability to secure, train, schedule, supervise and communicate effectively with employees.
Management of all golf course equipment and materials, which includes purchasing, maintenance, storing and inventory.
Accurate record keeping on inventory, weather data, maintenance procedures, cost accounting and material applications.
Instruct equipment operators in the safe operation and care of all equipment.
Supervise daily course set-up, which includes hole locations, tee marker placements, mowing operations, bunker maintenance, course fertilization, pesticide applications and irrigation operations.
Initiate plans for cultural practices, such as aeration, spiking, verti-cutting and top-dressing
Takes control for planning and preparing short and long term maintenance and construction schedules.
Supervise and participate in construction projects.
Salary will be negotiated based on experience. Please note that only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.
Application Closing Date: Jan 31.
Please forward resumes and cover letter to:
Tariq Deeb, Controller
Country Club Tour
11925 Kingsway Avenue
Edmonton, Alta., T5G 0X7
Tel: (780) 408-4512