Superintendent – Whiskey Creek Golf Club

KemperSports Management

About Whiskey Creek Golf Club
Whiskey Creek Golf Club is an 18 hole golf course located near Frederick, MD.  We are a fully public facility that caters to the Washington DC and Baltimore metro markets.  The course has a great reputation in the area and is often listed as one of the premier public courses in the state of Maryland.  We are looking for service-oriented individuals to join our team.
Whiskey Creek opened in 2001 and was designed by Ernie Els – 4 time major champion.  We offer our guests an enjoyable layout with great elevation changes and amazing views of the surrounding mountains.  Equipped with a spacious driving range, chipping area, 5 sets of tees and a full-service dining facility, Whiskey Creek has everything necessary to cater to avid golfers as well as those who may be new to the game. We also offer a first-class experience to all of our guests from the time they arrive until the time they leave the property.  Whiskey Creek is an amazing place to play and offers a great work environment for anyone looking to join our team. Read more here Whiskey Creek Golf Club

A day in the life
The Golf Course Superintendent should be a proven leader in the industry. They will be responsible for the following: the planning and implementation of the budget, development and implementation of agronomic plans, hiring, training, supervision of the maintenance team; all while being constantly focused on providing consistently world-class playing conditions.  The selected individual will join our team and play a major role in enhancing our property, its staff, and its excellent reputation.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Develop the annual maintenance budget and operating plan.
  • Plan and implement staffing schedules to ensure quality standards are achieved at minimum employee cost.
  • Maintain the golf course in proper playing condition according to Company standards.
  • Develop and maintain 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. Establish and implement a cleaning and preventative maintenance program for appropriate equipment, tools, vehicles, etc.
  • Ensure maintenance of all appropriate quality and cleanliness standards.
  • Implement and 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 knowledge of current and projected industry developments through continuous attention to industry periodicals and participation in relevant trade associations and organizations.
  • Maintain accurate records for pertaining to department activities.
  • Assure the efficient and timely submission of all required operational, financial, budgetary and related reports.

Ideal candidate
The ideal candidate should be positive, self-motivated, hard-working, team-oriented and possess a keen eye for detail.

  • 1 or 2-year degree in a Turfgrass related field required.
  • Bentgrass management experience required.
  • 3 to 5 years of applicable functional supervisory and/or management experience in the golf industry preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience and capability in the areas of budget development, financial management, strategic planning, staff management.
  • Possess a high-level of 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.

KemperSports Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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