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Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

15500 Six Penny Ln, Newcastle, WA 98059, USA Req #1103
Wednesday, February 7, 2024

 

As the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent at The Golf Club at Newcastle, you will have responsibility for assisting the Golf Course Superintendent in golf course maintenance, equipment repair & maintenance, clubhouse grounds maintenance, landscaping, and related structures and buildings maintenance (pump stations, comfort stations, etc.). In this position, you may also assist with hiring and training, and providing direction for team members within company set processes and guidelines. In partnership with the Superintendent, you will be responsible for meeting or exceeding the established standards for guest satisfaction as well as labor cost & control management.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Proactively develop innovative ideas to facilitate the continual delivery of exceptional quality products and profit contributions to the company.
  • Daily implementation & adherence to Oki Golf universal standards.
  • Assist in maintaining a daily record log for weather, course conditioning, cultural practices, equipment maintenance, fertilizer, pesticide applications, etc. 
  • Encourage, mentor, coach, train, and develop team members to ensure their maximum value to Oki Golf so that the guest experience is realized.
  • Ensure a proper safe work environment to include compliance with OSHA/WISHA and Oki Golf guidelines and standard operating procedures. 
  • Interview and hire positions for the turf department, equipment manager, irrigation & spray technician, and all seasonal team members in partnership with the golf course Superintendent
  • Lead by example; set the benchmark for performance for the department in the areas of motivation, sense of ownership, and dedication to product quality. 
  • Coach, mentor, lead by example, and hold all team members accountable for their areas of responsibility.
  • Complete administrative tasks such as scheduling, performance reviews, and editing time for payroll functions in a timely manner.
  • Supervise team members by carrying out responsibilities in accordance with Oki Golf policies and procedures. This will include planning, assigning, and at times, performing activities/duties of team members. 
  • Implement new methods and procedures designed to minimize operational costs and maximize resources.
  • Schedule to proper business levels and within budgeted staffing guides.
  • Be able to work weekends and holidays, mornings and evenings as business requires.
  • Positive and proactive supervisory, leadership, management, and coaching skills.
  • Deliver strong, professional, and company-appropriate communications, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to communicate on various levels including team members, guests, vendors, and contractors, always showing tact and diplomacy as a senior representative of Oki Golf.


QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Basic knowledge of ordering/purchasing, inventory control, budget management, and P&L accountability.
  • Ability to multi-task while remaining focused on the key objectives of the property, department, and position.
  • Basic knowledge of computer skills including Microsoft Office programs, e-mail, and the Internet.
  • Must be comfortable and willing to “roll up the sleeves” and lead by positive example.
  • Be able to work weekends and holidays, mornings and evenings as business requires.
  • Independent decisions are made with sound judgment and are consistent with Oki Golf's core values.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Turf Science, Landscape, Agronomy, or similar field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Restricted Pesticide License.
  • Ability to compute rates, ratios, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, volumes of cones, cylinders, etc.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Ability to calibrate sprayers, spreaders, scientific instruments, computer software, irrigation systems, etc.
  • Ability to operate basic software including word processor, spreadsheets, e-mail, and irrigation control software.
  • Basic understanding of preventative maintenance systems.
  • Basic understanding of mechanical operations of engines and hydraulics for the guidance of equipment managers.
  • Basic understanding of irrigation systems and components related to best practices in consideration of agronomics.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here represent those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this position, the team member must: 

  • Lift, reach, bend, twist, push, pull, squat, grasp, and use arm-hand coordination on a consistent basis
  • Have the ability to lift 50 pounds frequently.
  • Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts (and associated noise levels related to) and outside weather conditions.
  • Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, fumes, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration. 


BENEFITS AND PERKS:

Oki Golf offers an impressive collection of benefits! Some benefits include:

 

ALL TEAM MEMBERS:

  • Golf benefits for free play, guest passes, and visits to all 8 Oki courses.
  • 50% discount on shift meals
  • 25% discount for you and up to four guests (not including alcoholic beverages)
  • Flexible work environment
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid sick time
  • Team Member Referral Program participation and more!


FULL-TIME TEAM MEMBERS: (regularly working 35+ hrs/week):

  • Medical/dental/vision/telehealth coverage
  • FSA options
  • Company-paid life insurance and long-term disability
  • Paid vacation
  • Holiday pay 

 

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The Golf Club at Newcastle

Capping 350 expansive, hilltop acres, The Golf Club at Newcastle is the Puget Sound’s premier public golf and event destination. The property features 36 holes of championship golf, framed by stunning, panoramic views of Lake Washington, Mt. Rainier, the Olympic and Cascade Mountains, and the Seattle skyline. The breathtaking scenery is complemented by a spectacular 44,000 square foot clubhouse and extensive, year-round practice facilities. Newcastle’s captivating views, first-class amenities and unparalleled standard of service are all designed to provide a unique experience for guests. The golf club offers a wide variety of options for job seekers including golf, restaurant, banquet and catering, turf, and administrative positions.  

Other details

  • Job Family Turf
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Full time
  • Min Hiring Rate $24.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $26.00
Location on Google Maps
  • 15500 Six Penny Ln, Newcastle, WA 98059, USA