RHODE ISLAND GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION

Golf Course Superintendent - Montaup Country Club

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 3:16 PM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

Course Superintendent
Montaup Country Club


Course Description:  Montaup Country Club is a Semi-Private, 18-hole course located in Portsmouth RI.  This seaside course was founded in 1923 and covers 125 acres.

Our Annual Course Operating Budget is $900,000.
New Rain Bird Irrigation System Installed in 2014.

Position Description:  The position we are advertising has a variety of duties and responsibilities.  It is expected that the superintendent will provide high quality playing conditions and pleasing aesthetics.  The responsibilities include: turf
grass/plant material maintenance programs, equipment maintenance and acquisition, human resources related to golf course personnel, budgeting/forecasting, financial management, scheduling/maintenance of irrigation systems, pesticide and chemical acquisition, storage and applications and compliance with regulatory issues.

Primary Duties:

  • Care and maintenance of the turf, plants, shrubs, trees on the facility grounds.  Particular attention to the greens to promote turf health and consistent surfaces.
  • Work with the Green’s Committee to ensure consistent quality playing conditions on the course.
  • Work closely with the Golf Professional on maintenance issues affecting golf course operations.
  • Develop with the Green’s Committee annual operating budgets and plans for maintenance and capital improvement projects.
  • Develop and maintain a long range plan and schedule for future equipment acquisitions/leases to facilitate financial planning.
  • Work with Green’s Committee on calendaring of significant maintenance operations, such as aerification and construction projects.
  • Manage expenses associated with Golf Course Operations, including payroll, supplies, chemicals, fertilizers, etc.
  • Recruit, train, supervise and retain maintenance staff.  Conduct employee performance evaluations and exercise disciplinary action.
  • Provide training and oversight for employees so that staff is working consistently with club safety and state and federal guidelines.
  • Supervise and participate in the application and recording of chemical applications on the Club’s grounds in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.
  • Maintain records and complete required reporting.
  • Establish good working network and communications with peers in the region to facilitate exchange of relevant information and experience.
  • Remain current in reading of relevant literature and publications in the field and join and participate in appropriate professional organizations.

Qualifications:   

  • 3 years of experience as Golf Superintendent or 1st Assistant, preferably in New England or a comparable cold weather climate.
  • Pesticide Application License as required by local, state or national requirements.
  • Must possess knowledge of golf course maintenance and procedures, be experienced with maintaining greens, tees, fairways, roughs and bunkers, and must be proficient at equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Must possess a strong attention to detail, and strong budgeting skills.

Compensation & Benefits:    Salary will be commensurate with experience ($75,000 - $85,000). Benefits include use of a truck, health plan, dental insurance, three weeks of vacation and golf privileges.

Send Resume and cover letter to email address below:
Contact Person:
Gerald Santos, President, Montaup Country Club.
500 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI 02871


Email:  gerrys@bloombus.com

Deadline for Responses:  December 22, 2017.  Please include references.


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