Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

The Saskatoon Golf and Country Club, Saskatoon, SK

The Saskatoon Golf and Country Club is an 18-hole private course. Located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city of 250,000 people, the Club was founded in 1907 and celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2007. The Club went through a nine-hole renovation designed by Ian Andrew in 2007, including a 3-hole practice loop and driving range.   The course maintenance department consists of 15 staff during the summer months.

We are in need of an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent at the club, the position requires the following competencies and responsibilities:

Responsibilities:

  • To assist the golf course superintendent, and equipment manager in a team approach in the implementation of all maintenance schedules, and capital projects.
  • Assist in the hiring of new staff.
  • Assist in the training of staff in the safe operation and care of maintenance equipment.
  • Supervision of staff to ensure completion of all daily tasks with particular attention to detail.
  • Able to balance supervision with the “hands on approach” in getting the job done and setting the proper example with the staff.
  • Must interact in a positive manner with the membership.

Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Must hold or be able to get ASAP a Saskatchewan Pesticide Applicators License
  • Applicants should have a minimum of two years of post secondary education in turf management and five years of practical experience.
  • Knowledgeable in all aspects of computerized irrigation operation and system repair.
  • Must have extensive experience in all aspects of fertilizer and pesticide application as well as detailed record keeping.
  • Strong computer skills an asset, (MS Word, Excel, GCM for windows, Rainbird Cirrus Irrigation)
  • Being mechanically inclined an asset

A comprehensive compensation and benefit package is available to the successful candidate.

This is a year-round position starting January 2020.

Closing Date for applications – November 22nd, 2019

Mail or email resume complete with three references to:
Terry McNeilly
Golf Course Superintendent
Saskatoon Golf and Country Club
865 Cartwright Street West
Saskatoon, SK
S7T 1B1
Fax (306) 933-1207
Email: sgccturf@sasktel.net

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