Shannon Lake Golf Club, a semi-private golf course in West Kelowna, B.C., is seeking a golf course superintendent.
Responsible for the operation of the golf course maintenance department, responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, turf grass/plant material maintenance programs, property asset management (equipment, buildings, inventories), personnel management, budget financial management, scheduling/maintenance of the hydraulic irrigation systems and pesticide applications (including related recordings and compliance of regulatory issues).
Additionally duties will be to provide agronomic direction for the healthy growth of the golf course grasses, trees and plants, supervise the safe use and maintenance of the golf course mechanical equipment, as well as supervise and control all expenses associated with golf course operations.
The successful candidate will report to and interact with the golf professional/general manager and finance manager to maximize the number of rounds played and to schedule maintenance practices around member play, historical peak play periods and other events to maximize all efficiencies possible.
The superintendent will provide technical, operational and safety training for employees and partner with all staff to provide high levels of service to all customers.
The successful applicant will also be an outgoing, confident leader with a respectful, humble and grounded approach in all of his/her dealings with staff, management, members and public golfers. A competitive salary and benefit package will be offered.
Five or more years of golf course maintenance experience (and two or more years minimum in supervisory role).
Minimum two year college Agronomy degree preferred.
Pesticide Applicator’s Licence and valid driver’s licence
The deadline for applications is December 9 (applicants from the Okanagan are encouraged to submit as soon as possible, as interviews could begin the week of December 12).
Please e-mail cover letter and resume to Ian Robertson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.