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1st Assistant Superintendent at Ford's Colony Country Club in Williamsburg, VA at Fords Colony Country Club

ClubCorp

ClubCorp

Williamsburg, Virginia, United States

Last Updated: 5/21/22

Job Description

At ClubCorp, work feels like play, as you build relationships with your team and meet Members from all different backgrounds. Every time you step foot in your Club, you can create magic moments and enrich lives. So, join us and be a part of a fun, fast-paced, high-impact group of talented people. We are passionate about bringing people together and about bringing out the very best in life.

CLUBCORP HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY

We are ClubCorp, the largest owner and operator of private clubs nationwide with 200+ country clubs, city clubs, athletic clubs and stadium clubs. Bringing people together is our passion. We are a community and lifestyle for golfers, thought leaders, foodies, dynamic women, young executives and families. We are in relentless pursuit of the ultimate experience for our members and innovation guides our future. Experience our championship golf courses, work spaces, handcrafted cuisine, resort-style pools, tennis facilities and fitness centers. Come discover a Life Lived Well.

Celebrating More Than 60 Years – Building Relationships & Enriching Lives

Since its inception in 1957 in Dallas, Texas, ClubCorp has operated with the central purpose of building relationships and enriching the lives of its members. As the largest owner and operator of private clubs, ClubCorp brings its members a higher and more consistent level of service and an unwavering commitment to make the club the Members’ home away from home.

Our Mission

We provide first-class amenities, industry-leading benefits and unparalleled service to our Members and guests.

Golf at Ford's Colony Country Club

Ford’s Colony features three distinct championship golf courses designed by Dan Maples, each with its own challenges and highlights. This semi-private golf club features some of the best resort golf in Virginia, and the unique courses are sure to keep you coming back.

Blackheath- With its undulating fairways and plentiful water features, the Blackheath Course is the most picturesque at Ford's Colony. Every green is protected by bunkers on the course, and water comes into play on 13 of its holes. The Blackheath Course, which opened in its current form in 1999, is the only course at Ford’s Colony that plays to a par 71.

Blue Heron- The longest of the three courses. It is a continuous 18 with long, challenging par 3s and par 5s and generous fairways carved out of dense wetlands, where different species of birds, fish and other wildlife can often be spotted. The course has new Champion Bermuda greens which provide the smoothest surfaces throughout the year.

Marsh Hawk- Well placed bunkers, natural lakes, and elevation changes are the defenses of this traditional, tree-lined course, which opened in 1985. Marsh Hawk was the host of the 1998 and 1999 Virginia State Opens, a Monday Qualifier for the 2005 - 2007 Henrico County Open and a Monday Qualifier for the PGA Tour’s Michelob Championship for 12 straight years.

The Golf Performance Center at Ford's Colony Country Club

We welcome players of every skill level and age. Our Performance Center is the ideal complement to the diversity and challenge of our 54 holes of championship golf courses.

JOB SUMMARY

The First Assistant Superintendent is responsible for golf course maintenance operations, and staff under the leadership of the Golf Course Superintendent to ensure healthy growth of the golf course and clubhouse grounds grasses, trees, wetlands, and other plant materials. The duties include assessing and providing guidance and expertise to maintain rigorous industry and environmental standards in turf quality, including use of specialized knowledge in various fields of agronomy and horticulture. Based on such knowledge, the First Assistant is responsible for making recommendations and decisions to address or direct others to address any issues with turf quality in conjunction with the direction of the Golf Course Superintendent.

The First Assistant Superintendent will participate in hiring, training, and developing all staff, to include ensuring the staff is working within OSHA, club safety, state and federal guidelines for safe working conditions.

Why CLUBCORP

World’s Largest Network of Private Clubs and Golf Courses.

High-end Country Clubs in family focused environments.

Work/Life Balance.

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k.

Competitive Pay.

Additional career and earnings growth.

Upward mobility in the world’s largest network.

DAY-TO-DAY

Train and Implement Procedures for Golf Course Maintenance Staff

Assign and evaluate performance of daily tasks

Perform Chemical and Fertilizer applications

Daily water management of Practices Greens, Tees, and Fairways

Daily setup of course for member playability

Manage daily employee projects

Daily management of traffic control

Daily evaluation of turf for wear, disease, moisture, cut quality, growth rate, etc.

Identify efficiencies and make recommendations

Ensure that Three Steps of Service are followed by all Staff:

i. Warm welcomes- greeting members and guests in a professional manner upon interaction

ii. Magic moments- creating the more memorable experiences for members and guests during their visits and

iii. Fond farewells- sending the members and guests off with a positive experience.

Ensure all company policies, standards of operations, manuals, standards of conduct, safety rules, and policies against harassment are strictly followed by all staff and member/guests (including prompt intervention, investigation, and documentation).

Conduct performance evaluations of Golf Course Maintenance staff and crew as directed in a timely basis.

Provide appropriate feedback to staff, and recommendations to Senior Management regarding compensation, advancement, and training needs.

Determine appropriate personnel action (counseling, written warnings, suspension or termination) in the event of performance, attendance problems or violations of company policies coordinate with Human Resources, Legal, and Senior Management as necessary.

Assign and develop work-efficient schedules to meet staffing needs of Golf Operations and as warranted, recruit and hire staff to provide superior level of member services.

Develop relationships with members to promote golf activities.

Immediately address and resolve member/guest complaints.

Effective communication with staff, members, and Senior Management.

Ability to work well under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks, and attention to details.

Ensure that all direct reports adhere to ClubCorp standards regarding dress code.

Conduct oneself in a professional manner and always maintain a professional image.

ABOUT YOU

2-3 years’ experience in Golf Course Maintenance

Min 2-year College Agronomy Degree required

Pesticide Applicators License required

Advanced knowledge of regulatory requirements and recordkeeping as required by local, state and federal laws

Diplomatic team player able to foster relationships with Members, Employee Partners and guests

Bilingual (English - Spanish) communication ability preferred

Have more questions? Check out our ClubCorp Jobs website to get more details about ClubLife, the Employee Experience, Company Benefits, and Our Culture. Be a part of our Social Network: ClubCorp LinkedIn or ClubCorp Instagram.  

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ClubCorp is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer / ClubCorp participates in E-Verify. This job post is intended to describe the general requirements for the position. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned as necessary to ensure the proper operation of the Club.  



Company Details

Dallas, Texas, United States
ClubCorp is a  dynamic lifestyle company that brings people together through extraordinary experiences, impeccable service and opportunities to build meaningful relationships. As the largest owner and operator of private clubs, they take pride in creating vibrant communities where everyone is welcome and every day is a celebration at more than 200 golf and country clubs, city clubs and stadiu...