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The Overlander Golf & Event Center is a 9-hole, executive golf course nestled in the city of Armstrong. This is a full time, seasonal job, starting approximately March 15th to October 15th. Rate of pay will be dependent on experience. We are currently hiring for the remainder of the 2024 season.

The Golf Course Superintendent is one who is entrusted with the maintenance, operation and management of the golf course.
It is his/her responsibility to supervise the maintenance of the golf course, supervise the maintenance and repair of construction and maintenance equipment, and to do related work as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all phases of Golf Maintenance and Agronomic operations, cost control, and personnel.
  • Works closely with the GM to operate the Golf Course in a fiscally responsible and professional manner.
  • Works closely with, advises, and coordinates with the GM on any issues related to golf course maintenance.
  • Designs landscape plans for facility grounds and implements the plan.
  • Administers and enforces all Club rules, regulations and policies for staff.
  • Oversees the care and maintenance of the turf, ornamental plants, shrubs, trees on the facility grounds.
  • Provides detailed annual plan for the various property levels and the designated landscaping areas. Includes rotational design to provide facility with fresh, eye-catching, interesting and pleasant atmosphere.
  • Manages an aggressive water usage tracking plan and irrigation systems and provides monthly reporting on retaining ponds, wells and other water source usage.
  • Recruits, supervises and retains maintenance staff. Conducts employee performance evaluations and exercises disciplinary action.
  • Oversees subordinates in proper and safe operation and maintenance of mechanical and power equipment. Plans and budgets for additional or replacement capital equipment.
  • Supervises and participates in the application and recording of chemical applications (fertilizers and pesticides) on the Club's grounds in compliance with all local, provincial, and federal regulations.
  • Supervises and controls all maintenance expenses associated with Golf Course Operations, including payroll, supplies, chemicals and fertilizers.
  • Develops annual operating budget and plans for maintenance and capital improvement projects.
  • Maintains records and completes required reporting. Order parts, supplies and equipment as needed.
  • Schedules maintenance practices around member play and outings to maximize efficiency and minimize disruption to members.
  • Coordinates snow removal and winter maintenance activities when necessary.

Working Conditions:

  • Full-time seasonal employment.
  • Some evening and weekend work required during peak season, emergencies, and special projects.
  • Stationary workstation and mobile workstation needs provided

Employment Requirements:

  • 2 – 15 years experience as a Golf Superintendent or 1st Assistant
  • 2-year Degree or Certificate in Turf Management (or related field, like agronomy, horticulture, plant science, soil science).
  • Computer skills required for financial reporting and control of operations, including use of Microsoft Office Suite. Valid Driver's License.
  • Pesticide Application License
  • Prefer Certification by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of Canada

Knowledge of management and maintenance of greens, fairways and roughs.
Knowledge of use and operating standards of equipment and tools used in golf
course construction and maintenance work.

  • Knowledge of safe use, mixing and application of chemicals and commercial products.
  • Knowledge of the game of golf, golf rules and methods of play.
  • Ability to anticipate personnel, equipment, and material requirements related to golf course maintenance and repair assignments.
  • Ability and knowledge to lay out irrigation patterns, drainage patterns, construct tees and/or greens

Interested applicants can send their application to Scott Wilson,

The Overlander Golf & Event Center