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Foxfire Golf Club- Superintendent

  • 31 May 2018 8:03 PM
    Reply # 6278759 on 6244124
    Deneen M Ziegler

    My name is Deneen Ziegler.  I am interested in the golf course superintendents position that is open at your golf course.   I can be reached at(315) 491-2644.   I currently hold a position of golf course superintendent at Canasawacta Country Club in Norwich, New York.  I have been here for sixteen years and looking to make a change.   

    My resume and recommendations can be furnished upon request.   Thank you for your consideration.  

  • 19 May 2018 5:23 PM
    Message # 6244124
    Matt Simon (Administrator)

    Foxfire Golf Course, Superintendent

    Foxfire features an 18 hole, Hal Purdy designed, championship golf course. Located just 10 miles northwest of Syracuse New York, this well manicured layout meanders through townhouses, patio homes, and private residences.

    Foxfire Golf Course provides a fully irrigated, well trapped layout with lurking water hazards which tests the average as well as the expert golfer. This par 72 beauty stretches to 6,900 yards from the championship tees. The white tees provide an ample test at 6,466 yards.

    Duties:

     To keep accurate records of equipment, its maintenance, purchases, replacement, weather, fertilizer, chemical applications and a daily journal of course maintenance activities.

     To hire, staff, train, supervise, evaluate, and terminate, if necessary, all employees within the Grounds Department, and to coordinate such activities with the owner/operator and Pro Shop staff.

     To use sound maintenance techniques, and to strive to continually improve and upgrade course conditions being sensitive to interference with play.

     To work with and coordinate maintenance activities with the owner/operator and

    Pro Shop staff regarding any events and/or maintenance procedures that may affect course playability.

     To maintain all parking areas, roadways, and paths in clean and serviceable condition.

     To supervise and coordinate horticultural activities, oversee the design, installation,

          and maintenance of all landscaping activities.

     To supervise the maintenance and care of all grounds buildings and equipment.

    Educational/Professional Requirements:

    A degree in Turfgrass Management or related field of study is not required, professional experience in the field will be considered.

    Special Requirements:

     GCSAA Certification is preferred.

     New York Pesticide License (must be able to obtain within first year)

     Knowledgeable using irrigation program techniques.

    Position Characteristics & Qualifications:

     Dedicated to making this a long term position and provide consistency for the foreseeable future.

     The ideal candidate must articulate a professional demeanor at all times, and have outstanding communication skills.

     This proven leader must be self-motivated, trustworthy, dedicated, creative, energetic, and

    knowledgeable.

     A leader by example, that is willing to be involved with daily maintenance.

     Strong observational skills with an attention to detail are a must.

     General computer skills are necessary.

     2-3 years as a superintendent or first assistant at a reputable country / golf club with a strong

    agronomic background and experience managing Poa/bent putting greens.

     High level of knowledge and appreciation for the game of golf.

    Compensation and Benefits:

    Compensation will include a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

     


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