Assistant Superintendent – Royal American Links

KemperSports Management

About Royal American Links
Royal American Links features bent grass tees, fairways, and greens and is manicured to the highest standards.  The course features a driving range, practice chipping and putting green, locker rooms with showers, and a full-service Grille Room featuring ice-cold brews and tasty menu items.  The 27,000 square foot clubhouse designed by Dr. Michael Hurdzan, is reminiscent of a Scottish castle.  The 18-hole links style golf course join hands with nature to present a place of ultimate tranquility and relaxation.

Position Summary
Responsible for all activities related to the care and maintenance of the golf course, grounds, and equipment.  Assists the Superintendent with planning and implementing budget and operating plans.  Hires, trains and supervises staff. Applies relevant landscaping, horticultural principles to assure that quality standards are consistently achieved and/or exceeded.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the development of the annual maintenance budget and operating plan.
  • Plan and implement staffing schedules to ensure quality standards are achieved at minimum employee cost.
  • Supervise and perform various maintenance duties to maintain the golf course in proper playing condition according to Company standards.
  • Supervise then development and maintenance of drainage, irrigation, pumping and water reservoir systems.
  • Supervise all planting, fertilizing and care of turf, plants, shrubs, and trees on the golf course and grounds.
  • Supervise course construction projects.
  • Supervise equipment maintenance and repair operations.
  • Ensure maintenance of all appropriate quality and cleanliness standards.
  • Monitor the purchase ordering and receiving program to maintain proper inventories of supplies and ensure proper quantity and price on all purchases.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, OSHA rules and regulations, relating to chemical and fertilizer storage and disposal, employee safety, public safety, etc.
  • Manage employment activities for applicable staff members, including but not limited to, personnel recruitment and selection, performance evaluations, training, compensation, discipline and termination, etc.
  • Maintain accurate records for pertaining to department activities.
  • Maintain knowledge of current and projected industry developments through continuous attention to industry periodicals and participation in relevant trade associations and organizations.

Ideal Candidate

  • High school education, college degree preferred but not required.
  • 3 years golf course maintenance, supervisory and/or management experience.
  • Demonstrated experience and capability in the areas of budget development, fiscal management, strategic planning, staff management.
  • Demonstrated quality written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems; efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required including nights/weekends.
  • Positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations.

KemperSports Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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