Assistant Golf Course Superintendent-Royal Hawaiian Golf Club

  • Auloa Road, Kailua, HI
  • Full-time

Company Description

Royal Hawaiian Golf Club is a part of the Pacific Links International family of golf courses. Pacific Links International provides golfers with a premium golf experience through an innovative membership structure that offers access to the finest collection of high-quality member and affiliated golf clubs in the world. For more information about our company please visit our website, www.pacificlinks.com.

 


Royal Hawaiian Golf Club is located in Waimanalo, Hawaii and is hiring a full-time Assistant Superintendent. Full-time employees at Pacific Links enjoy many employee benefits such as company provided medical & dental insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, 401k and employee golfing privileges!

Job Description

1.       Organization and Purpose

The Assistant Superintendent assists the Superintendent in all matters relating to the golf course, including managing the entire playing surface of the course greens, entrance areas, landscaping, structures, equipment and personnel. 

 

2.        Scope and Impact

The Assistant Superintendent assists the Superintendent with the responsibility of managing the property and personnel assigned to maintenance of the grounds.

 

3.       Essential Functions

Property Management

  • Ensures that the entire playing surface of the course greens, tees, fairways, rough, bunkers and surrounding areas are up to PLI standards.
  • Maintains outer areas such as the entrance, roads, parking lots, lakes, streams and driving range to ensure safety and appearance.
  • Manages landscaping including planning, planting, maintenance and removal of ornamental materials.
  • Ensures that structures – buildings, fences, bridges and shelters – are functional.
  • Handles purchase, storage, inventory and maintenance of equipment.

 

Department Operations

  • Record keeping – Expenses, weather, chemical applications, inventories, EPA and OSHA, and any other regulatory items not yet listed.
  • Communications – adequate contact with golfers, Director of Operations and other staff members.  Responsibilities may be modified to fit Pacific Links Hawaii needs as deemed by Corporate office.

 

Managerial

  • Directly supervises employees within the department. 
  • Interviews, evaluates, hires and orients new staff.
  • Trains and develops staff to foster personal goals and professional development.
  • Conducts evaluations of support staff and recruit as necessary.
  • Applies managerial oversight on work results and takes corrective action as necessary.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Company’s policies, training programs and applicable laws. 
  • Attends local meetings, conferences, field days and equipment shows for continuing education.

 

4.       Marginal FunctionsCompletes other projects and tasks for the team, Superintendent or Corporate organization as requested by management

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • 2 to 4-year degree in Agricultural or related sciences.
  • Agronomy/plant/soil sciences/horticulture or turf grass management certification.   
  • Hawaii State Commercial Applicator’s License Category #3.
  • Knowledge of principles involved in construction of greens, tees and fairways.
  • Knowledge and appreciation of the game of golf, its rules and regulations.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in golf course/grounds maintenance and ability to properly maintain a golf course to championship standards.

Additional Information

A.      Technical Skills Required

  • Requires ability to read and comprehend irrigation blueprints and designs, knowledge and ability to apply pesticides and chemical compounds in accordance with regulations.
  • Advanced level of competency in using personal computer and business solutions software skills in software programs such as Excel, Word, Outlook, POS, Central Reservation, Payroll systems, Daily Revenue system and e-mail.
  • Advanced ability to manage time effectively to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and maintaining all schedules.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
  • Ability to read and interpret business records and statistical reports.
  • Ability to make business decisions based on production reports and similar facts, as well as on experience and personal opinions.
  • Ability to deal effectively and objectively with subordinates, supervisory and management personnel, guests and vendors.
  • Requires ability to focus on many tasks and projects at once.
  • Self-starter, self-motivated, adaptable, able to work with minimal direction in a high pressure environment.
  • Advanced organizational and collaborative skills to work in a team environment.
  • Advanced ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing.
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Advanced planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work.
  • A desire to learn and suggest streamlined approaches to accounting systems.
  • Read and interpret documents in English such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and produce manuals, newspapers, periodicals, journals and manuals.
  • Write routine reports, correspondence, business letters, summaries, and reports in English using prescribed format, and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, dictation and style.

 

B.        Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to deal effectively and objectively with subordinates, supervisory and management personnel, guests and vendors.
  • Requires ability to focus on many tasks and projects at once.
  • Self-starter, self-motivated, adaptable, able to work with minimal direction in a high pressure environment.
  • Advanced organizational and collaborative skills to work in a team environment.
  • Advanced ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing.
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Advanced planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work.
  • A desire to learn and suggest streamlined approaches to accounting systems.

 

C.      Language Skills

  • Ability to speak effectively in English before groups such as guests or employees.
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, use hands, handle, feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and/or hear.
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 lbs and frequently lift and/or move up to     25 lbs.
  • Ability to perform essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Requires the ability to focus on multiple tasks simultaneously, work in a high-paced, high-energy environment, with ongoing interruptions and ambient noise.

 

D.      Physical Demands/Work Environment

  • Regularly required to stand, walk, use hands, handle, feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and/or hear.
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 lbs and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.
  • Ability to perform essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Requires the ability to focus on multiple tasks simultaneously, work in a high-paced, high-energy environment, with ongoing interruptions and ambient noise.
  • Requires the ability to work outdoors in all warmer climate weather conditions.