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Golf Course Superintendent

Full-time

The Lajitas Golf Resort in Texas is looking for a Golf Course Superintendent. Our 18 hole golf course is rated the #1 course in Texas by the Dallas Morning News. 

PURPOSE

To support Lajitas Vision of being recognized by our customers as the “Friendliest resort in Texas!" You should champion this culture in every touch point of our business from our associates, guests, owners, and communities. The service and courtesy you extend and promote daily will ensure a healthy and productive culture of serving others with excellence.  Golf Course Superintendents are entrusted with the maintenance, operations, and management of a golf course while conserving and protecting natural resources.  They directly influence the playing areas and landscapes with which golfers interact.

DUTIES

The Golf Course Superintendent assumes responsibility for managing golf course properties, which may include:

·         The golf course (s) and golf course fleet.

·         Maintenance equipment.

·         Clubhouse grounds and landscaping.

·         Tennis courts, swimming pool, and other recreational facilities.

·         Open spaces, wooded areas, unused acreage, and areas outside the perimeter  fence.

·         Sod farm and nursery.

·         Other properties as specified in writing by the superintendent’s supervisor.

·         Construction, renovation, and or reconstruction of such properties whether performed by maintenance staff or outside contractors.

·         Prepares the annual budgets for the maintenance and capital improvement of course properties.  The Superintendent formulates the annual maintenance and capital budgets to implement board policies established in accordance with the long-range plan and defined maintenance standards. 

·         Plans all maintenance and project work, applying his or her agronomic and administrative expertise to achieve the agreed-upon maintenance standards and long-range goals.

·         Oversees the scheduling and routing of personnel and equipment to accomplish the work.  Acquires equipment and purchases necessary supplies to maintain the golf course and other properties.

 

Other Responsibilities and duties as needed

Educational Requirements

Medium Level associate degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Experience Requirements

Certificates and Licenses:

·         Texas Restricted Pesticide Licenses. 

·         Advanced knowledge of agronomy and turfgrass management practices; working knowledge of golf facility construction principles, practices, and methods, and a thorough understanding of the rules and strategies of the game of golf.

·         For this position you will need knowledge of current federal, state, and local laws and regulations affecting the management of golf course operations (including, but not limited to, employment, safety, and environmental standards, laws, and regulations).

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Golf Course Superintendent manages (3) subordinate supervisors who supervise a total of (23) employees in the Golf Course Operations and Landscape Maintenance. Golf Course Supervisor is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Also directly supervises (25) non-supervisory employees. The supervisor will carry 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.

Job Benefits

Employee Perks

Lajitas Golf Resort offers an exceptional benefits package:

Complimentary housing and reduced cost of electricity and utilities.

Medical, dental, vision and supplementary benefits are available for all full-time/permanent employees beginning after your first 3 months and paid time off after 6 months of full-time employment.

All employees are eligible for discounts on rooms, services, and retail products.

Complimentary employee fitness center, employee laundry, and employee swimming facilities

Unlimited Golf in your free time, Horseback Riding, and Shooting Range Access.

Discounted ziplining and local activities such as river trips through local outfitters.

Provided lunch Monday through Friday at the Employee Cafeteria 

Date Job is Available

Salary

$75,000 to $125,000 per year

Overtime: No

Job Application Instructions

Please email resume and letter of interest to trodriguez@lajitasgolfresort.com


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