Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Golf Club at Mansion Ridge: Golf Course Superintendent

Club: The Golf Club at Mansion Ridge, 1292 Orange Turnpike, Monroe, NY

Operations: The Golf Club at Mansion Ridge a Jack Nicklaus Signature Design now managed by Troon Golf. The club has completed an impressive enhancement project that has reinvigorated the course, clubhouse, and entire experience. Located at the foothills of the Catskill Mountains in the highlands of the Hudson Valley, The Golf Club at Mansion Ridge sits on a historic 220-acre estate with landmarks predating the American Revolution. From our Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course to our stately 18th-century stone clubhouse and superb dining The Golf Club at Mansion Ridge is an unmatched setting for unforgettable golf and truly memorable tournaments, weddings, and special events.

Responsibilities: General Purpose: Oversees the maintenance and construction of a 18 or 27 hole golf course (or courses) with 2 to 3.5 million dollars revenue and ensures that turf grass is repaired and maintained to established standards.
Essential Duties:
• Prepares and maintains the annual golf course maintenance budget and capital plans.
• Plans, organizes and directs the maintenance and construction of putting greens, tees, fairways, roughs, and bunkers.
• Supervises the planting and cultural practices involved in growing various turf grasses, trees and ornamental plants.
• Ensures that maintenance equipment is properly maintained.
• Procures supplies and materials within budgetary limitations.
• Keep records of annual maintenance activities and costs. Prepares reports.
• Implements sound purchasing procedures utilizing preferred vendors, when possible.
• Reconciles and provides timely coding of all invoices, payroll and other required documents.
• Coordinates snow removal (depending upon facility location).
• Ensures all company policies and procedures are followed including compliance with government regulations.
• Ensures that they and all associates obtain proper training and/or licenses needed to perform job tasks safely and within city, state, and federal regulations. Addresses directly all real or perceived environmental concerns.
• Ensures proper mixing, calibration, and application of all chemical/fertilizers used on the course.
• Manages department members that may include, but is not limited to: Assistant Superintendent, 2nd Assistant Superintendent, Head Mechanic, Environmental Technician, Equipment Operator, Foreman, Greenskeeper, and Irrigation Technician.
• Assures that effective orientation and training are given to each new associate. Develops ongoing training programs.
• Regular and reliable attendance.
• Incorporates safe work practices in job performance.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will display excellent leadership, communication and time management skills. They will posses a commanding knowledge of agronomic practices, labor management, mechanical trouble shooting and business management. The ability to think outside the box as well as an inherently positive and contagious attitude are a must! Education/Experience: Associate’s degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or three to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience (Degree preference in agronomy/ horticulture/ plant/soil science). Certificates/Licenses: Valid Driver’s License, Pesticide Application License Job Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Preferences: • Ability to read and speak English is required in order to perform the duties of the job (e.g. the associates are required to communicate with English speaking customers or co-workers, the manuals for the equipment the associates may use are in English). • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an associate in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

Physical Demands: Regularly stands, walks and sits. Regularly uses hands, reaches with arms and hands, talks or hears. Occasionally climbs, balances, stoops, kneels, crouches, crawls, tastes or smells. Regularly lifts up to 50 pounds. Occasionally lifts up to 100 pounds. Environment/Noise: Occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, fumes and/or airborne particles. Frequently works in outdoor weather conditions. Noise level is moderate.

Compensation: Commensurate with Experience.

Resume: Please visit www.trooncareers.com to apply. Cover letters can be directed to Brian Hampson VP of Agronomy TroonPlease bhampson@troon.com

Availability: Immediately

Deadline: 12/1/17