SUMMARY: Assists the Golf Course Superintendent in managing all phases of golf course maintenance. Oversees and participates in all fertility and plant protectant programs, irrigation installation and repairs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following; •Assists with planning, scheduling, instructing, training, and directing crew in theperformance of golf course maintenance procedures and job responsibilities. •Performs checks of processes throughout the day. •Oversees chemical and fertilizer applications and assists as necessary. •Advises Superintendent of course conditions. •Oversees cleanup and storage of tools and equipment at the end of the shift. •Advises the Superintendent of all performance issues and enforces of performancestandards. •Assumes management responsibilities as needed in the absence of the Superintendent. •Communicates with members, co-workers, management and the general public in acourteous and professional manner. •Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions. •Exhibits and maintains a professional demeanor to reflect a positive image of the Bear LakesCountry Club. •Performs other duties as assigned by the Golf Course Superintendent. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: •Requires knowledge of agronomy and related practices. •Requires knowledge of the game of golf. •Must be able to supervise work effectively. •Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. •Must be able to work in the heat for extended periods of time. •Must have good customer relations skills. •Previous club experience required. •Ability to verbally communicate well in English and in writing. •Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions in English. •Ability to interact professionally and maintain effective working relationshipswithsuperiors, co-workers and members. •Must be able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Manages line employees in the Golf Course Maintenance department. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the crew. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
This position description has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of the essential job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee will possess the skills, aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills and abilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Associate’s degree (A.S.) in Agronomy or Horticulture plus four to two years related experience and/or equivalent combination for related education and experience.
Ability to communicate well in English. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions, common inquiries and complaints from groups of managers, clients, members, and the general public.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software, Spreadsheet software and the ability to learn to operate the Irrigation System software.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Acquire State of Florida Commercial Applicator license in Ornamental and Turf within six months of employment. Valid Florida driver’s license and a good driving record.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather). The employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
About Bear Lakes Country Club
Bear Lakes Country Club is a Nicklaus Design located in West Palm Beach, FL 33409