Radium Golf Course in Radium Hot Springs, B.C., is seeking a head superintendent.
After 27 years of service with the Radium Golf Group, the current superintendent is retiring. The Radium Golf Group is seeking a new leader of the turf crew that will collaborate with the existing superintendent at the Springs Course to ensure the highest quality playing conditions.
Responsibilities include turf grass/plant material maintenance programs, property/asset management, personnel management, budget/forecasting, financial management, member relations, scheduling/maintenance or irrigation systems, pesticide applications, related recordings and compliance with regulatory issues.
The superintendent works to create an environment in which staff are involved and enthusiastic, with open communications and respect for themselves, members, guests and the property.
Extensive experience as a golf superintendent or first assistant.
Diploma or certificate in turf management (or related field, such as agronomy, horticulture, plant science, soil science, etc.).
Certification by the Canadian Golf Course Superintendents Association.
A strong command of industry related software, as well as Microsoft Office.
Excellent oral and written communication and effective listening skills.
Knowledge of management and maintenance of greens, fairways and roughs.
Knowledge of use and operating standards of equipment and tools used in golf course construction and maintenance work.
Skill in recruiting, supervising, training, monitoring, evaluating and motivating personnel.
Knowledge of safe use, mixing and application of chemicals and commercial products.
Knowledge of the game of golf, golf rules and methods of play.
Ability to anticipate personnel, equipment and material requirements related to golf course maintenance and repair assignments.
Ability and knowledge to lay out irrigation patterns, drainage patterns, construct tees and/or greens.
Must be able to work independently and be a self-starting problem solver.
Accepts ownership of organizational goals by exploring different opportunities to add value to the company.
A keen attention to detail.
An individual who can make decisions and respond to concerns and questions, while remaining positive.
A valid driver’s licence.
Adhere to the policies set out by the code of conduct.
Actively promote Radium Golf Group and Eaglequest, while contributing to stellar operation and financial responsibility through value and loyalty.
Responsible for all phases of golf maintenance and agronomic operations, cost control and personnel.
Works closely with, advises, and coordinates with the head golf professional on any issues related to golf course maintenance.
Directs and participates in the construction and maintenance of the grounds.
Designs landscape plans for facility grounds and implements the plan.
Works closely with the general manager to operate the golf course in a fiscally responsible and professional manner.
Communicate openly with the other departments and/or general manager about issues or challenges that arise.
Oversees the care and maintenance of the turf, ornamental plants, shrubs, trees and wetlands on the facility grounds.
Directs and assists the staff on the planting of new vegetation, the replacement, spraying, pruning and trimming of trees and shrubs, the preparation of soil plant beds for aesthetically pleasing arrangements and tend to high stress areas.
Provides detailed annual plan for the various property levels and the designated landscaping areas. Includes rotational design to provide facility with fresh, eye-catching, interesting and pleasant atmosphere.
Manages an aggressive water usage tracking plan and irrigation systems and provides monthly reporting on retaining ponds, wells and other water source usage.
Recruits, supervises and retains maintenance staff. Conducts employee performance evaluations.
Provides technical, operational and safety training for employees to ensure that staff is working within health and safety standards.
Oversees direct reports in proper and safe operation and maintenance of mechanical and power equipment. Plans and budgets for additional or replacement capital equipment.
Supervises and participates in the application and recording of chemical applications (fertilizers and pesticides) on the course grounds in compliance with all local, provincial and federal regulations.
Supervises and controls all maintenance expenses associated with golf course operations, including payroll, supplies, chemicals and fertilizers.
Develops annual operating budget and plans for maintenance and capital improvement projects.
Maintains records and completes required reporting. Order parts, supplies and equipment as needed.
Schedules maintenance practices around pass holder and guest play and outings to maximize efficiency and minimize disruption to players.
Coordinates snow removal and winter maintenance activities when necessary.
Anticipate challenges and have a solution-oriented mindset.
Manage your time effectively by focusing on only those things that will contribute to you meeting your objectives.
Ensure the safety and confidentiality of our members, guests and team members.
Email resumes to:
Nafeez Hirji, Managing Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Radium Resort Superintendent
Salary: TBD based on experience, but will be in line with a senior position at a reputable facility and include additional benefits anticipated with such a role.
Posting closes Oct. 31, with an anticipated start date of early 2022 or before.