Assistant Superintendent | Cascades Golf Course

US-VA-Greater Roanoke Area
2 weeks ago(1/4/2018 9:25 AM)
Requisition ID
2017-21135
# of Openings
1
Category (Portal Searching)
Golf Resort Operations

Overview

The Homestead

 

Homestead

 

Our employees are what make The Homestead what it is. Since 1766, they’ve helped us offer guests an opportunity to enjoy Southern hospitality at its best. Located in the Allegheny Mountains of Virginia, we are a four-season resort that boasts superb restaurant dining experiences, championship golf, spa, winter sports and numerous other activities ideal for families and corporate outings.

 

Omni Homestead’s associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, the Homestead may be your perfect match.

Job Description

The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent is responsible to direct, and participate in, the maintenance of the golf course tees, greens, fairways, and cart paths, and is expected to supervise the maintenance and repair of motorized and other mechanical equipment. The Assistant Superintendent stands-in as the Superintendent in his absence.

Responsibilities

  • Assists in planning and supervising the maintenance of greens, tees and fairways.
  • Schedules work and supervises associates and the use of the equipment.
  • Instructs equipment operators on the operation and care of mowing and other equipment. Supervisies pesticide applications and/or operates and calibrates pesticide application equipment; and supervises and participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps, and in the maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems.
  • Assists in personnel management; associate safety and discipline.
  • Assesses daily work schedules and modifies based on current needs.

Qualifications

  • An Associate’s Degree in Turfgrass Management or a Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy
  • Must have a working knowledge of the maintenance of golf course tees, fairways and greens; seeding and maintenance practices for golf course turf; planting, cultivating, pruning, and caring for plants, shrubs and trees; characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners; herbicides and pest control methods and materials; drainage control methods; and irrigation systems, including wells, pumps and automatic controls.
  • Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of equipment.
  • Abilility to prepare clear and concise reports.
  • Maintain effective employee and public relations.
  • A valid US driver’s license, with the ability to successfully pass a Motor-Vehicle Record Check
  • Current state certification or licensing as a pesticide applicator.
  • Previous supervisory experience (preferred)

 

All Full-Time, Year-Round Employees of The Homestead receive medical, dental, and vision insurance options, in addition to resort-specific discounts on dining, rooms, retail, and activities. Join our team today!

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