The Golf Club at Lansdowne in Lansdowne, VA seeks Superintendent

  • 22 Dec 2022 11:13 AM
    Message # 13033286
    Tyler Eastham (Administrator)

    The Golf Club at Lansdowne is looking to fill a Superintendent position on the Jones Course with a self-starting, highly motivated, and creative candidate. This candidate should currently be a Superintendent or an assistant Superintendent for two years. The Golf Club at Lansdowne is a private 45-hole facility attached to a 4-star resort. The club has roughly 600 plus members and is constantly growing monthly. The courses include a 1989 RTJ II design course, a 2004 Greg Norman championship design course, and a spin-off of the Norman design nine-hole course called Sharkbite. The property covers around 485 acres and runs alongside the Potomac River in scenic upper Loudoun County.

    The Jones design course features Bent/Poa sand-based greens with Meyer Zoysia grass fairways and Penncross tee boxes. It's irrigated by a Toro lynx controlled central on the Osmaic controller. 

    Key Responsibilities of the Golf Course Superintendent:

    • Work closely with the Director of Agronomy to operate the golf course in a fiscally responsible and professional manner 
    • Plans, organizes and directs the maintenance of putting greens, tees, fairways, roughs, and bunkers. 
    • Train, motivate, and develop both full-time and seasonal staff 
    • Must be able to work independently and possess problem-solving skills
    • Work in a highly proactive matter 
    • Have strong knowledge of pesticide chemistries 
    • Diagnose and repair irrigation 
    • Mid-Atlantic experience is a plus but not required

    Minimum Qualifications for the Golf Course Superintendent:

    • Associate’s degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; and two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience (Degree preference in agronomy/ horticulture/ plant/soil science).
    • Must have a valid Driver’s License.

    Other Qualifications:

    • Possesses Pesticide License.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

    The club is embarking on capital improvements that would be an excellent resume build opportunity for said candidate.

    Here are the proposed future projects: 

    • 1000+ feet of lunar drainage on Norman’s course Fairways (winter 2022-2023) 
    • In-house bunker renovation on Sharkbite (winter 2022) 
    • Reshaping of the 3rd hole on the Jones course (winter 2023) 
    • Bulkheading project and pond stabilization (winter 2024) 
    • RTJ irrigation system (fall on 2025)

    Date Job is Available

    December 12

    Salary

    $63,000 to $67,000 per year

    Overtime: No

    Click here to apply

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