The Golf Operations Superintendent manages the clubhouse and maintenance operations of the Golf Division of the Parks & Recreation Department. Provides effective professional leadership as a member of the Parks & Recreation Department’s management team.
Position Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:30pm, some evenings and weekends
Salary: $69,555.20 to Commensurate
Successful completion of a pre-employment background check, physical examination (if applicable) and drug screen are required prior to employment with the City of Cedar Rapids.
Examples of Essential Duties:
Manages golf division operations.
Supervises the work of assigned personnel.
Prepares and administers budget for golf operations; manages the development of purchasing specifications and requests for proposals.
Participates in strategic planning activities for the golf division.
Responds to customer complaints and inquiries.
Creates, facilitates and manages marketing plan for the Golf Division.
Represents golf operations at City and community functions, and Commission meetings, serving as spokesperson as needed.
Coordinates activities and partnerships with other city departments and outside organizations.
Maintains and analyzes golf course usage records; maintains records of golf maintenance activities and equipment.
Consults and approves course maintenance regarding construction projects, chemical/fertilizer use, mowing and maintenance schedules and irrigation procedures.
Performs related work as required.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Sports Management, or a closely related field and
5-7 years of experience in golf course operations with considerable supervisory role or
An equivalent combination of education and/or experience
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office
Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse population
Required Licenses or Certifications
Class A Professional Golf Association (PGA) Professional membership or Class A Golf Course Superintendent Association (GCSA) Superintendent membership.
COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE OF JOB DUTIES
Golf course operations and course maintenance
General building repair and maintenance
Computerized irrigation systems
Principles and practices of budget administration
Analyzing data and making recommendations
Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature
Assigning, prioritizing, monitoring, and reviewing work assignments
Work collaboratively and develop and maintain effective working relationships
Recommend adjustments to operating budget, labor budget, and capital equipment expenditures
Internal Number: NB370- 01/29/2021
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