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JOB: Golf Course Superintendent – Waterford Valley GC

POSTED ON January 18, 2022 @ 1:19 pm

Waterford Valley Golf is an “ 18-hole par 72, 6545 m “ – Championship Golf Course, located in Knoxfield, 30 mins from the Melbourne CBD. We are seeking an experienced Golf Course Superintendent, who is hands-on and hard working. The strong leader must be passionate, dedicated, capable of motivating and managing the team to present the best possible turf surfaces. Preferably with 5 years experience as a Superintendent and/or a Second in Charge at a recognised course.

Waterford has been designed with flexible layout, with multiple tee boxes, several signature holes providing a wide range of golfing challenges. The course is made up of Santa Ana couch Tees and Fairways -with G2 Bentgrass Greens, 63 bunkers and 11 lakes and wetlands.

We are seeking an individual who has :

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in golf course management and operational practices
  • Experience with bent grass greens, and Santa Ana couch Tees and Fairways.
  • Advanced knowledge of agronomy and turf grass management
  • Genuine passion, commitment and a strong attention to detail.
  • Proven ability and knowledge of the use and maintenance of turf machinery, with a good understanding of machinery repair.
  • Irrigation maintenance and installation experience
  • Irrigation scheduling (preferably Toro Central Decoder System) and water management knowledge
  • Experience in the application of chemicals and fertilizers with an accredited ACUP Chemical Licence.
  • Understanding of OH&S compliance and requirements – along with First Aid
  • Ability to communicate & manage effective Daily, Monthly and Annual Work programs working with the Owner on a regular basis

To be successful in this role the candidate should possess the following attributes

  • Experience in leading and managing staff
  • Strong leadership ability. Leading by example
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Have a strong attention to detail
  • Manage Finances and Operate within a Budget
  • Maintain records relating to course maintenance, machinery, chemical applications.
  • Minimum Certificate 3, in Sportsturf Management is required.
  • An Accredited ACUP Chemical License is necessary.
  • The ability to interview appropriate staff and hire them

A salaried, remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant, which will include a company vehicle and mobile phone.

To apply for this position please submit a cover letter and resume via tab below.

Applications for this role close on the 29th of January 2022

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