Responsible for all activities related to the care and maintenance of the golf course, grounds, and equipment. Assists the Superintendent with planning and implementing budget and operating plans. Hires, trains and supervises staff. Work with the Superintendent to develop spray programs and cultural practices that will produce Best in Class conditions.
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist in the development of the annual maintenance budget and operating plan. Implement the plan according to Company operating policies and procedures to ensure cost containment.
Plan and implement staffing schedules to ensure quality standards are achieved at minimum employee cost.
Supervise and perform various maintenance duties to maintain the golf course in proper playing condition according to Company standards.
Supervise then development and maintenance of drainage, irrigation, pumping and water reservoir systems.
Supervise all planting, fertilizing and care of turf, plants, shrubs, and trees on the golf course and grounds. Assist with the development and implementation of a fertilizer, aeration and Integrated Pest Management program for proper turf grass and plant care.
Supervise course construction projects.
Supervise equipment maintenance and repair operations. Establish and implement a cleaning and preventative maintenance program for appropriate equipment, tools, vehicles, etc.
Ensure maintenance of all appropriate quality and cleanliness standards including, but not limited to, employee hygiene and uniforms, equipment repair areas, equipment storage areas, chemical and fertilizer storage areas, receiving areas, washing areas, lunch room areas, restrooms, etc.
Monitor the purchase ordering and receiving program to maintain proper inventories of supplies and ensure proper quantity and price on all purchases.
Ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, OSHA rules and regulations, relating to chemical and fertilizer storage and disposal, employee safety, public safety, etc.
Manage employment activities for applicable staff members, including but not limited to, personnel recruitment and selection, performance evaluations, training, compensation, discipline and termination, etc.
Maintain accurate records for pertaining to department activities including, but not limited to, labor schedules, course maintenance, construction activities, equipment repair, safety meetings and activities, fertilizer and chemical applications and pest control practices. Assure the efficient and timely submission of all required operational, financial, budgetary and related reports.
Maintain knowledge of current and projected industry developments through continuous attention to industry periodicals and participation in relevant trade associations and organizations.
Perform other duties as appropriate.
High school education required, college degree preferred.
Golf course maintenance, supervisory and/or management experience a plus.
Must possess/obtain Illinois Pesticide Operators License
Demonstrated experience and capability in the areas of budget development, fiscal management, strategic planning, staff management.
Demonstrated quality written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to analyze and solve problems; efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required including nights/weekends.
Positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations.
Additional Salary Information: •Health/Dental/Vision/Life insurance
•401K after 1 year
•GCSAA & MAGCS Dues paid
•Golf Industry Show attendance
•Continuing Education expenses
About Royal Melbourne Country Club
Established in 1992, Royal Melbourne Country Club is a private member only club located in Long Grove, IL with 325 members. The club features a Greg Norman Design 18-hole Championship Course, Olympic size pool, and tennis facility. Dining facilities include The Royal Pub with seating for 70, Formal Dining Room that seats 40, The Fireside Room that seats 30, an Outdoor Veranda that seats 50, and a 220-seat banquet facility.