Director of Golf Course Maintenance – Gleneagles Country Club – Plano, Texas 158403

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We are seeking to fill the Director of Golf Course Maintenance role at Gleneagles Country Club which was named one of DFW’s best country clubs in 2019 by Avid Golfer, in Plano, Texas, and boasts two championship 18-hole golf courses designed by legendary course planners Robert Von Hagge and Bruce Devlin along with a 300 yard double-sided driving range, putting  greens and a large short game practice area. Tennis and racquet facilities house 18 tennis courts and six pickleball courts.

Additional amenities include: a full exercise class schedule in the fitness center, and Olympic, adult and shaded toddler pools.

The Director of Golf Course Maintenance will be responsible for the planning and implementation of the AG Plan, Budget, Capital Projects, Employee Partner retention, hiring, training, record keeping, cultural practices, communication with leadership team as well as membership, striving each day to make club better than the day before.  Have knowledge of Audubon Certification program and needs to keep this moving forward.

  • Oversee and directs all operations of the golf course maintenance department and facilities grounds. This includes budgeting and forecasting per company policies and timelines.

  • Plan and implement staffing schedules to ensure quality standards are achieved with high efficiency.
  • Develops the Annual AG Plan and operating plan with club GM and Regional Director of Agronomy.  Implements the plan to ensure cost containment.

  • Ensures all standards are being followed, including but not limited to:  equipment repairs, equipment storage, chemical and fertilizer storage and records, washing areas, restrooms, etc., to include cleanliness.

  • Supervise and lead course construction and renovation projects

  • Works closely with Director of Golf as well as General Manager to provide top notch conditions as possible each and every day for our members.

  • Ensures compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, OSHA rules and regulations, all rules and regulations relating to chemical and fertilizer applications, storage, and disposal, employee safety, public safety, etc.

  • Management of Employee Partner activities for golf course maintenance team including but not limited to personnel recruitment, training, performance evaluations, discipline and termination, etc.

  • Maintain accurate records pertaining to departmental activities including, but not limited to: labor schedules, course maintenance programs and activities, construction activities, equipment inventory and repairs, safety meetings and activities, fertilizer & chemical applications and pest control practices.

  • Maintain necessary inventories, purchase necessary items while keeping mindful of the maintenance budget.

  • Maintain knowledge of current and projected industry developments through continuous attention to industry periodicals and participation in relevant trade associations and organizations.

  • Ensure that application equipment is calibrated properly along with overseeing or making fertilizer and pesticide applications as necessary.

  • Perform routine inspection and upkeep of irrigation system including changes and repairs necessary.

  • Communicate with leadership team as well as members of upcoming maintenance activities and issues that maybe occurring.

 

Job Requirements

 
- Minimum 3 years as a Director of Agronomy or Golf Course Superintendent of multiple courses
- 2 or 4 year turfgrass degree required
- Experience with hosting Professional level tournament
- Experience with high salts/bicarbonate water a plus but not required
- Experience with heavy soils
- Overseeding experience required
- ATTENTION TO DETAIL  
- Valid Texas Driver’s License or ability to obtain it within 90 days.
- Valid Texas Pesticide Applicators license or ability to obtain it within 120 days.
- Demonstrated experience and capability in development of Employee Partners to reach the next level of conditions and experience, communications with leadership team as well as members, budgets and reporting, managing member’s expectations, and water
- Ability to analyze and solve problems; effectively handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required including nights and weekends
- Demonstrated ability to maintain a positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations.
- Diplomatic team player able to foster relationships with Members, Employee Partners and guests
- Bilingual (English – Spanish) communication ability preferred.                              

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