The Royal Regina Golf Club is seeking a dedicated and hardworking superintendent, with strong agronomic and leadership skills, as well as a passion for providing exceptional golf course conditions in a semi private club setting.
Reporting to the general manager, the superintendent is responsible for operation of the golf course operation and maintenance.
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 of regulatory issues.
The golf course superintendent works to create an environment where staff is involved and enthusiastic, with open communications and respect for themselves, members, guests and the property.
Responsible for all phases of golf maintenance and agronomic operations, cost control and personnel.
Works closely with, advises and coordinates with the general manager 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.
Administers and enforces all club rules, regulations and policies for staff.
Works closely with the GM to operate the golf course in a fiscally responsible and professional manner.
Must be able to work independently and be a self-starting problem solver.
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 tending to high stress areas.
Recruits, supervises and retains maintenance staff. Conducts employee performance evaluations and exercises disciplinary action.
Provides technical, operational and safety training for employees to ensure that staff is working within OSHA, club safety, provincial guidelines for safe working conditions.
Oversees subordinates 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 club’s grounds in compliance with all local 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 member play and outings to maximize efficiency and minimize disruption to members.
Coordinates snow removal and winter maintenance activities when necessary.
Knowledge & Skills Required:
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.
Interpersonal skill to resolve conflict and work with supervisors, officials, employees, members and the general public.
Knowledge of safe use, mixing and application of chemicals and commercial products.
Knowledge of the game of 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.
Three to five years experience as a golf superintendent or first assistant.
Two-year degree (or related field, such as agronomy, horticulture, plant science, soil science) or diploma.
Advanced computer skills required for financial reporting and control of operations.
Valid Driver’s Licence.
Pesticide Application Licence.
Prefer certification by the Canadian Golf Superintendents Association.
This job description includes, but is not limited to, the duties and responsibilities noted above. The essential functions of this job description are not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
Salary and benefit package will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience.
All applications will be handled with complete confidentiality.
Qualified applicants may submit their cover letter and resume to:
PO Box 262,
Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Start date: Jan. 1 (flexible).
Only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted.