BMPs For Maryland Golf Courses
Salary - $72,190.56 - $120,316.98 Annually
Location - LORTON (HN01), VA
Job Type - FT Salary W BN
Department - Park Authority
Job Number - 22-02181
Closing - 8/12/2022 11:59 PM Eastern
Pay Grade - S27
Posting Type - Open to General Public
To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fairfaxcounty/jobs/3652015/golf-course-superintendent-iii?keywords=golf&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Is fully responsible for all maintenance functions associated with a 18 hole championship facility, driving range and practice areas. Develops and implements a comprehensive turf management program. Directs the work of staff related to turf management, irrigation, equipment repair, general maintenance, and custodial duties. Coordinates maintenance activities with general manager in order to ensure maximum utilization of the golf complex, driving range and practice areas. Oversees all aspects of a workforce comprised of up to 14 merit employees and 10-15 part-time employees. Recruits, hires, and schedules all merit and seasonal staff related to the operation, maintenance, and care for all golf course play areas. Trains and evaluates all staff and performs all performance management activities related to employee development. Responsible for an integrated pest management program and compliance with all local, state, and federal laws and guidelines. Oversees a comprehensive preventative maintenance program for a fleet of turf maintenance equipment. Researches and writes specification and/or justifications for major course improvements, capital equipment and annual operating budgets. Daily verifies safe working conditions for all employees.
Note: Job Location 8701 Laurel Crest Dr. Lorton, VA 22079
(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities
(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to") Graduation from a two-year associate degree program with major course work in agronomy, turf grass management, recreation and parks, horticulture or related field plus four years’ experience as golf course superintendent or other applicable position at a golf course.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience related to an integrated pest management program, operation, and maintenance of an automated irrigation system, and implementing an approved nutrient management plan. Active member in local, state, or national Superintendent's Association. Current Virginia Commercial Pesticide Applicators License and Fertilizer Applicators Certificate. Preferred experience with MS Office and FOCUS.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, child protective services registry check, and driver's record check to the satisfaction of the employer.
Ability to bend and stoop to examine turf and take samples. Ability to climb on and off various golf course maintenance equipment. Ability to walk and traverse uneven terrain.
Ability to work during inclement weather. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
Panel interview; may include exercise.
The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.
Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.
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