Oversees the IPM Department (Integrated Pest Management) including maintaining proper inventories and records as well as scheduling and supervising all fertilizer and pesticide applicators with an emphasis on proper safety.
Participates in the maintenance of the golf course tees, greens, fairways, and cart paths; assists in coordinating with the Equipment Manager the maintenance and repair of motorized and other mechanical equipment; and schedules affected work appropriately.
Perform various agronomic duties and directly manages crews and projects.
Supervise and schedule all pesticide and fertilizer applications on 36 hole complex.
Monitor the safe operation of all IPM sprayers and spreaders including proper maintenance and cleaning in a safe and proper manner.
Track inventories and develop order lists when appropriate.
Responsible for checking in and quantify all deliveries and properly store product.
Supervise and participate in applications as necessary.
Participate in daily supervision of mowing, bunker maintenance and other agronomic duties and small projects.
Exercise appropriate disciplinary action with staff.
Enforce Quail policies/procedures for staff.
Perform other functions as assigned by management.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
Must have knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in Golf Course Maintenance/Turf Maintenance.
Must be able and willing to take directions and give/provide directions to staff.
Must possess excellent organizational skills and coordinate and complete tasks with limited supervision.
Must maintain high performance standards.
Fluent reading and writing in English with the ability to recognize signs and symbols.
Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with employees, management and members.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Education, experience, and requirements
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Two or Four year Turf Management Degree preferred.
Must have 2-4 years' experience on a golf course at some level including internships.