POSITION: GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT - THE GOLF CLUB AT MOFFETT FIELD

POSITION: GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT - THE GOLF CLUB AT MOFFETT FIELD

POSITION:  GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT - THE GOLF CLUB AT MOFFETT FIELD

The Golf Club at Moffett Field features an 18-hole golf course and is located near Mountain View, California.  Moffett Field is a "classic championship golf course with a rich history of delivering award-winning conditions".  Moffett Field opened in 1959 and is managed by OB Sports Golf Management.

Reports to:  General Manager / Senior VP of Agronomy at OB Sports
 
Position Purpose:
Manage and maintain golf course properties including golf courses, clubhouse grounds, landscaping, burrowing owl preserves, open spaces and the equipment used to maintain these areas.  Responsible for the development and implementation of all golf course maintenance programs, budgets and personnel direction.
 
General Description of Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintains all grounds and course maintenance equipment according to the club’s / company’s turf management program.
  • Schedules, trains, supervises and evaluates all personnel assigned to department.
  • Maintains accurate work records for all personnel in the department.
  • Supervises all planting, fertilizing, care and removal of turf, plants, shrubs, trees and
    other facilities on the golf course.
  • Maintains course in proper playing condition.
  • Inspects course regularly to evaluate and recommend improvements.
  • Plan all future improvements to the golf course, and oversees all construction, maintenance and renovations.
  • Oversees repairs of broken water lines or valves and may perform necessary repairs in an emergency.
  • Records all maintenance on course.
  • Supervises operation of the Equipment Repair Shop.
  • Prepares annual budget for department; takes corrective action as necessary to help assure that budget goals are met.
  • Establishes short- and long-range plans for the golf course.
  • Selects and prepares proper fertilizers and nutrients for all flora and fauna.
  • Develops and maintains drainage, irrigation and watering systems.
  • Attends staff and management meetings.
  • Makes recommendations for capital improvement and purchases.
  • Supervises road and roadside maintenance within the club’s grounds.
  • Ensures proper landscaping for property outside of golf course including the clubhouse and surrounding areas.
  • Conducts other appropriate tasks assigned by the General Manager.
 Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Horticulture or Plant Science.
  • An Associate’s degree from an intensive two-year turf grass management program.\Previous work as an assistant to an experienced Golf Course Superintendent required.
  • Golf Course Superintendent Association of America (GCSAA), class A.
  • Kikuyugrass experience preferred.
  • Pesticide Application Certification.
  • Valid driver’s license.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. 
  • Frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • Able to meet and perform the physical requirements and to work effectively in an environment which is typical of this position.
  • Frequent lifting, bending, climbing, stooping and pulling.
Benefits:
  • Annual Bonus, health, dental, life insurance, 401k, vacation, national and local dues paid.
If you are interested and meet these qualifications please submit your resume, cover letter and references by email to lbeardmore@obsports.com