Anthem Golf & Country Club is a bloom in the desert in the quiet beauty of the high Sonora Desert foothills at the base of Daisy Mountain. Tucked away within a gated, resort-style community, it was voted the Best Master Planned Community in America by the National Association of Home Builders. The Club is the heart of the country club community and consistently provides the private family club lifestyle that you can afford.
The Golf Course Superintendent will be responsible for the planning and implementation of the AG Plan, Budget, Capital Projects, Employee Partner retention, hiring, training, record keeping, cultural practices, communication with leadership team as well as membership, striving each day to make club better than the day before. Have knowledge of Audubon Certification program and needs to keep this moving forward.
Oversee and directs all operations of the golf course maintenance department and facilities grounds.
Plan and implement staffing schedules to ensure quality standards are achieved with high efficiency.
Develops the Annual AG Plan and operating plan with club GM and Regional Director of Agronomy. Implements the plan to ensure cost containment.
Ensures all standards are being followed, including but not limited to: equipment repairs, equipment storage, chemical and fertilizer storage and records, washing areas, restrooms, etc., to include cleanliness.
Supervise and lead course construction and renovation projects
Monitors soil moisture levels and daily irrigation practices and schedules
Works closely with Director of Golf and General Manager to provide top notch conditions as possible each and every day for our members.
Ensures compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, OSHA rules and regulations, all rules and regulations relating to chemical and fertilizer applications, storage, and disposal, employee safety, public safety, etc.
Management of Employee Partner activities for golf course maintenance team including but not limited to personnel recruitment, training, performance evaluations, discipline and termination, etc.
Maintain accurate records pertaining to departmental activities including, but not limited to: labor schedules, course maintenance programs and activities, construction activities, equipment inventory and repairs, safety meetings and activities, fertilizer & chemical applications and pest control practices.
Maintain necessary inventories, purchase necessary items while keeping mindful of the maintenance budget.
Maintain knowledge of current and projected industry developments through continuous attention to industry periodicals and participation in relevant trade associations and organizations.
Ensure that application equipment is calibrated properly along with overseeing or making fertilizer and pesticide applications as necessary.
Perform routine inspection and upkeep of irrigation system including changes and repairs necessary.
Communicate with leadership team as well as members of upcoming maintenance activities and issues that maybe occurring.
Minimum 3 years as an assistant or superintendent
2 or 4 year turfgrass degree required
Experience with bent/poa greens in desert a plus
Experience with high salts/bicarbonate water a plus but not required
Experience with heavy soils
Overseeding experience required
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Valid Arizona Driver’s License or ability to obtain it within 90 days.
Valid Arizona Pesticide Applicators license or ability to obtain it within 120 days.
Demonstrated experience and capability in development of Employee Partners to reach the next level of conditions and experience, communications with leadership team as well as members, budgets and reporting, managing member’s expectations, and water
Ability to analyze and solve problems; effectively handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required including nights and weekends
Demonstrated ability to maintain a positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations.
Diplomatic team player able to foster relationships with Members, Employee Partners and guests
Bilingual (English – Spanish) communication ability preferred.