Kentucky State Parks is pleased to offer an opportunity to further your career in golf course turf management while working on a beautiful park in historic Springfield, Kentucky. We are currently accepting applications for the Golf Course Superintendent position at Lincoln Homestead State Park.
This position performs the duties of Golf Course Superintendent for our picturesque 18-hole golf course. A candidate with the appropriate experience and education will lead a group of golf course maintenance personnel to perform all tasks necessary to maintain and improve a very good golf course. This position requires a motivated individual that will employ a “hands-on” leadership style, and someone that enjoys performing all the tasks required to present our guests with a great golfing experience.
The putting greens are modified-native soil Penncross, bermudagrass tees and fairways, and cool season roughs.
Supervises, trains and assists a group of maintenance personnel in the performance of routine care and maintenance work for an 18-hole golf course. Assigns and supervises mowing of all turf areas, and the performing of all agronomic practices required to manage a golf course. Inspects machinery and equipment to determine their operating condition and repair needs. Purchases supplies for the park and golf course. Performs public relations functions. Maintains operating records and makes reports of park and golf activities. Prepares reports, summaries and recommendations pertaining to golf course development. Some travel required for turf and department meetings and conferences. Overtime and weekends required periodically.
Search for Golf Course Superintendent II. Attaching your resume to the application program is encouraged but it DOES NOT REPLACE THE DETAILS IN THE APPLICATION. THE APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED FULLY as that is the information evaluated by the Personnel Cabinet to determine if the applicants meet the minimum qualifications. If you have problems with the application process, contact the Personnel Cabinet at (502) 564-8030. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Upon appointment, employees in this class may be required to maintain a valid driver's license and required to drive a licensed vehicle. This status may be necessary for the length of time in this class. If this is necessary it will be listed in the specific position description for that position. Applicants and employees in this job title may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check. Applicants and employees in positions which perform job duties that may require contact with offenders in the custody or supervision of the Department of Corrections or with youth in the care, custody, or supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice must meet qualifications pursuant to the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, 28 C.F.R.115.17 and 115.317.THE COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, NATIONALORIGIN, SEX, AGE, DISABILITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, GENETIC INFORMATION OR VETERAN STATUS.REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS ARE PROVIDED UPON REQUEST. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D.
Experience: Must have two years experience as a Golf Course Superintendent or Assistant Golf Course Superintendent for a regulation golf course.
Minimum Education: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree in Plant science or a related field, with an area of concentration in turfgrass management. Substitution Clause: Technical training in turfgrass management will substitute for the required college on a year-for-year basis. Experience as a Golf Course Superintendent will substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Five years of experience as an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent will substitute for the required education.