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Property Manager Posted On:Jun 04, 2020

Name of Company: Oakdale Golf & Country Club

Company Description:

Oakdale Golf & Country Club is a member-owned, 27-hole Stanley Thompson/Robbie Robinson-designed, full service, private golf club.  Located on the north end of Toronto, this is a classic golf and country club in an urban setting, offering family-oriented activities year-round. The membership has come to expect the highest standard of conditioning that can be enjoyed by a wide range of golfers from juniors to touring professionals.

Oakdale Golf & Country Club has had only four superintendents during its 94-year history. This speaks highly of the special relationship the superintendent enjoys with the Club and its members. After a 43-year career at Oakdale, the last 18 years as Property Manager, Michael Dermott has informed the Club of his decision to retire at the end of the 2020 season. We are now in the challenging position of seeking his replacement.


Position to be Filled: Property Manager

Position Description:

The Property Manager is responsible for the management and operation of the 27-hole golf course and range, six Har-Tru tennis courts, swimming pool grounds and clubhouse grounds. We are seeking a turfgrass professional who prides themself in providing championship conditions for a very golf-savvy membership. This excellent communicator is comfortable working in a management team led by the General Manager and interacts well with volunteer committees, members, external consultants and regulators.  He/she is experienced in the development, budgeting and execution of the day-to-day operations, as well as working with Club management and others to implement the long-range plans for the property.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage all golf course maintenance employment activities including, but not limited to: recruitment, selection, training, scheduling and conducting performance reviews
  • Develop and implement all agronomic programs, including all facets of an integrated pest program - fertility, cultural and plant health practices in coordination with the Club’s activity calendar
  • Report to General Manager and work with Club management, Club committees and external consultants to ensure all projects are completed and all parties are kept up-to-date with regular reports
  • Work with and foster positive relationships with all regulatory authorities to ensure the Club is in compliance with all applicable regulations
  • Prepare annual golf course operations and capital budget
  • Work with management on long-range planning for operations and capital budgets
  • Supervise all golf course construction projects
  • Manage the maintenance of the tennis courts, clubhouse landscaping, swimming pool grounds and off-season access to clubhouse and maintenance facilities



  • Degree or Diploma in Turfgrass Management from a recognized College or University
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Golf Course Superintendent /Assistant Superintendent in a leadership role at a leading golf & country club.
  • Valid Ontario Landscape Exterminator’s License
  • IPM Certified Agent
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and comfortable learning other management software
  • Experience hosting a national or international championship tournament is an asset
  • A history of professional development of himself/herself, as well as for furthering the professional education of the staff.


Resume Submission Deadline: Jun 30, 2020

Contact Information

Name: John Caven

Position: General Manager

Name of Company: Oakdale Golf & Country Club

Address 1: 2388 Jane Street

City: Toronto

Country: Canada

Province: ON

Postal Code: M3M 1A8

Telephone: 416-245-3500 x 203

E-mail: jcaven@oakdalegolf.com