Superintendent – Belmont Country Club – Ashburn, Virginia 148827

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Belmont Country Club, a golf & country club in the ClubCorp family that provides golf along with other fantastic amenities to Members in Ashburn, VA is seeking a Golf Course Superintendent. Belmont Country Club is home to an 18-hole Arnold Palmer Signature golf course, which was nominated for the Best New Private Golf Course Award by Golf Digest in its inaugural year. The course measures 7.212 yards from the back tees, has  natural elevation changes, tree-lined fairways and a vast amount of wetland hazards.

Belmont Country Club is probably most famous for its PennG-2 green complexes. Penn G-2 Bentgrass is known for its true putting surface and consistent fast speeds.


The Golf Course Superintendent (GCS) is responsible for the successful operation of the Golf Course Maintenance Department and Clubhouse Grounds Maintenance. The GCS works closely with the General Manager on capital improvement expansion projects, as well as interaction with the Head Golf Professional to maximize the number of rounds of golf played by scheduling maintenance practices around Member play and outings to maximize efficiency is essential. The GCS is expected to be a visible presence among team and members with exceptionally strong agronomic, business and communication skills. He/she is responsible for maintenance, operation, management, preparation, and condition of the golf courses and grounds. 

The GCS must be an excellent, transparent communicator with a natural style of “sincere engagement” with both the management team and members. He/she will have an extensive agronomy knowledge and know how. Continuing education, professional development, strong peer group relations and staying at the forefront of research and technology are necessary for success.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provides agronomic direction to maintain the golf course at the highest quality possible at all times
  • Follows company standards for the healthy growth of the golf course grasses, trees, wetlands, and other applicable plant materials
  • Programs for turf/grass, material and chemical maintenance, and asset management are critical to the success of this role
  • Prepares an annual budget and achieves these financial goals throughout the year, through proper forecasting, expense controls and labor management
  • Responsible for hiring, training and developing all staff
  • Ensures staff is working within OSHA, club safety, state and federal guidelines for safe working conditions.

 

Ideal candidates will be high energy, focused leaders who are detail oriented, highly organized and have a hands on leadership style. They will possess strong written and verbal communication skills and have history of  excellent team relations.

 

Job Requirements

 
- Degree in turf management or related field of study is required
- GCSAA Certification preferred
- Pesticide Certification preferred
- Experience managing bentgrass greens, fairways and tees in Mid-Atlantic region or similar climate
- Familiar with managing roughs in the transition zone
- Solid irrigation management philosophy & practices
- Strong agronomic skills-stays current with advances in turf technology & equipment
- Strong budget management & forecasting (zero based) skills
- Experience developing capital equipment replacement plans
- Advanced knowledge of regulatory requirements and recordkeeping as required by local, state and federal laws
- Diplomatic team player able to foster relationships with Members, Employee Partners and guests
- Bilingual (English
- Spanish) communication ability preferred   Salary is open and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The Club offers a competitive salary, bonus and benefits package for a position of this scope and responsibility.

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