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Assistant Golf Course Superintendent Posted On:Dec 07, 2018

Name of Company: Brantford Golf and Country Club

Company Description:

HISTORIC. BREATHTAKING. SMART. SOPHISTICATED. FUN.

With a timeless golf course designed by George Cumming, Nicol Thompson and his brother Stanley, Canada’s greatest golf architect, Brantford has aged to near perfection. The mix of holes offers variety and nuance not regularly seen on other classics. That’s probably why, nearly a century after the firm of Thompson, Cumming and Thompson laid out the initial holes, it remains one of Canada’s golfing jewels.

The club is in the midst of planning large infrastructure improvements in the near future to improve the golf experience for members and their guests.

See http://brantfordgolfandcountryclub.com for more information.

Position to be Filled: Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

Position Description:

The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent, under the guidance and supervision of the Golf Course Superintendent, will quickly adapt to their new position in a fast-paced, high expectation environment. They will be involved in day-to-day decision making on staffing and agronomy. 

  • Leading, integrating, motivating, mentoring, supervising and participating with a large team of various ages, backgrounds and proficiencies
  • Managing small projects from start to completion
  • Represent themselves and the club in a professional manner: positive, eager, respectful and organized
  • Active role in agronomic scheduling/record-keeping and executing practices achieving 'firm and fast' playability goals
  • Safely operate and train other team members on safe operating procedures for both equipment and tasks.
  • Assist in calibration and maintenance of all spraying and fertilizing equipment
  • Effectively integrates newer technologies to improve conditioning, and for the purposes of communication/correspondance.
  • Actively participate in Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC)
  • Liaisie with Equipment Manager
  • Discipline and modify poor behaviour and evaluate performance of team members
  • Attends all Grounds Committee meetings and takes detailed minutes
  • In the absence of the Golf Course Superintendent, they are expected to make decisions and fill those responsibilities as required

This is a year-round salaried position, with benefits and other professional association fees.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a recognized Turfgrass Management program
  • Valid Ontario Landscape Exterminator Licence
  • IPM Agent status (or willing to obtain)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to work flexible and variable hours
  • Inquisitive, focused, evidence based decision-making
  • Valid Ontario Driver's Licence
  • Communicate effectively: writing, speaking and listening
  • Experience in Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, etc
  • First Aid/CPR/Defibrillator training an asset
  • Chainsaw training/licence an asset

Resume Submission Deadline: Jan 19, 2019


Contact Information

Name: Stephen Hicks

Position: Golf Course Superintendent

Name of Company: Brantford Golf and Country Club

Address 1: 60 Ava Rd.

City: Brantford

Country: Canada

Province: ON

Postal Code: N3T 5R7

Telephone: 519-752-1172

E-mail: stephen@brantfordgolf-cc.com