IMMEDIATE OPENING available for the next Head Superintendent at Elm Lake Golf Course in Columbus, Mississippi. The superintendent will report to the Director of Golf and attend monthly Board meetings. He/she will be responsible for all golf course and club house grounds maintenance and must take pride in their work/product. Salary is commensurate on experience and proven track record. Bonus and salary increase potential. Strong mechanical experience is a plus.
Interview, hire, and train employees
Properly maintain the golf course, clubhouse grounds, and surrounding areas.
Maintain a safe work environment
Chemical/fertilizer application to the greens, tees, and fairways.
Responsible for maintenance and repair to all turf equipment.
Responsible for all irrigation repairs and scheduling.
Tree trimming and planting.
Assists the board in developing the yearly operating budget for the grounds.
Provides daily leadership and guidance to all grounds team members.
Communicates with the Director of Golf regarding course conditions, tournament setup, etc.
Responsible for regulatory reporting as required.
All other duties as required.
2+ years of golf course experience.
Strong knowledge of the game of golf.
Strong mechanical skills.
Valid driver’s license.
Must have a pesticide applicators license
About Elm Lake Golf Course
Elm Lake is an 18 hole semi-private course in Columbus, MS. Located 15 miles from Mississippi State University and 20 miles from Columbus Air Force Base. The 6950 yard par 72 has approximately 200 acres of total grounds including, 2.5 acres of greens, 30 acres of fairways, 130 acres of rough, the remainder being comprised of fescue areas and lakes (9). There are 130 +/- homes on the golf course and 150 golfing members. Rain Bird irrigation system, many new pieces of equipment in the last 2 years including; ProCore 648, Trimax rough unit, Kubota tractor, TurfCo topdresser, Salsco greens roller and a recent $18,000 upgrade to the pump house. Bermuda grass turf with Jensen Tif-dwarf greens. Elm Lake is located at 1609 Taylor-Thurston Road Columbus, MS 39701. Please send resumes to Director of Golf Joseph Hanko at firstname.lastname@example.org.