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Turf Intern / Golf Course Technician / Foreman Posted On:Sep 13, 2021

Name of Company: Cobble Beach Golf Links

Company Description:

Cobble Beach is Georgian Bay’s extraordinary waterfront golf resort community. The prestigious community has been designed as a four-season resort, with a selection of amenities embracing the Georgian Bay environment. Cobble Beach Golf Links is a world class golf facility designed by Doug Carrick that opened in 2007.  Since then, the community has flourished with dozens of homes and townhouses built, US Open style tennis courts, a plunge pool, a 300 ft dock, and 18 km of trails.

As Cobble Beach continues to grow, so do the opportunities. We are looking for an individual to join our turf department team.  The role and responsibilities will vary with experience. This will be a year-round position with full time hours throughout the summer and the winter months.  This is a great opportunity for someone looking to continue their career in the golf course / turfgrass industry.

The successful candidate will, above all else, have a positive attitude and a willingness to learn and grow each day.  He/She will be an integral part of a TEAM oriented department that takes great pride in their ability to produce exceptional playing conditions and property maintenance standards daily.

 

Position to be Filled: Turf Intern / Golf Course Technician / Foreman

Position Description:

Summer duties include:

  • General labour duties on the golf course as well as parks, buildings and other property landscapes
  • Extensive heavy/light equipment operation in a safe manner
  • Assist in maintaining the irrigation system and fulfilling water requirements
  • Assist in the planning/application of fertilizer and plant protection products
  • Learn and aid in agronomic practices throughout the golf course
  • Lead small crews in the completion of minor golf course or landscape projects
  • Make recommendations to the Superintendent/Assistant on the daily condition of the golf course
  • Maintain shop/equipment cleanliness to meet Cobble Beach operating standards

Winter duties include:

  • Plow/salt roads and driveways with trucks, skid steer and tractors
  • Shovel Cobble Beach walkways as well as condo walk areas
  • Groom and pack ski trails as required
  • Help the mechanic with minor equipment maintenance
  • Refurbish/construct course furniture and hardware
  • General improvements to the shop ie) painting, organizing, small building projects, etc
  • Assist in budgetary planning
  • Must be able to commit to working some weekends during the winter

 

Compensation: This will vary depending on experience and performance. $17-$25/hr

 

Qualifications:

  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must have integrity
  • Positive attitude and works well in a team environment
  • Ability to operate heavy and light equipment, including both turf and snow removal equipment
  • Detail-oriented and works with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to meet the physical demands of the operation
  • Leadership qualities an asset
  • Willing and able to work in the working conditions associated with the outdoor position (hot/humid, cold, windy, snow, rain etc.)
  • Enrollment/Completion of a recognized turf program is an asset
  • Working experience in a turf related field is an asset
  • Spray technician license is considered a strong asset, but not required
  • Chain saw license / experience is an asset

 

Resume Submission Deadline: Oct 03, 2021


Contact Information

Name: Jeremy Hubbard

Position: Assistant GC Superintendent

Name of Company: Cobble Beach Golf Resort

Address 1: 221 McLeese Dr,SS#3,Grey Rd 1

City: Kemble

Country: Canada

Province: ON

Postal Code: N0H 1S0

Telephone: 519.370.2173

Fax: 519.370.2174

E-mail: turf@cobblebeach.com