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The Lakes is one of Australia’s premiere private clubs and one of the leading major tournament venues in Australia, having recently hosted the 2018 Men’s Australian Open. The golf course provides the golfer with a unique opportunity to play one of Australia’s most famous layouts in a serene environment on outstandingly presented playing surfaces.
We are seeking a qualified and suitably experienced Assistant Superintendent to take responsibility for the general daily operation/ management of the work program, daily supervision of staff and implementing the strategies and plans directed by the Course Superintendent. This position is part of a dual role working alongside another Assistant superintendent.
The successful applicant will possess and be able to demonstrate exceptional communication, people and leadership skills. With extensive knowledge on turf management, horticulture, machinery, irrigation and an understanding of the game of golf, responsibilities will extend to managing all aspects of golf course maintenance together with leading and motivating the team of greens staff.
Suitable applicants should have the following qualifications and experience:
- Formal Qualification (Certificate III in Sports turf management minimum)
- All aspects of turf management and weed control
- Strong knowledge of chemicals (AQF 3)
- Machinery operation
- Knowledge of E-par management system, WH&S policies and procedures
- Irrigation systems
- Ability to direct and manage other employees.
- Manage the day to day course operations when Course Superintendent is on annual leave.
Applicants should possess a strong work ethic, be prepared to work overtime and weekends when required and be able to communicate well with fellow staff, managers and club members.
If you are interested in joining a strong team and taking a progressive step towards your future within the Golf Industry, email your application (cover letter and resume) to:
Golf Course Superintendent, Anthony Mills.