Sonnenalp
  • Fitness Center
  • Edwards, CO, USA
  • DOE
  • Year-Round - Full Time

PTO, Sick, health, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, STD, discounted tee times, discounts throughout hotel and golf club


Primary Purpose of Position

Works directly with the Golf Course Superintendent assisting to fulfill the requirements of maintaining the best possible playing conditions at the Sonnenalp Golf Club.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in planning, scheduling and supervising the general maintenance of the golf course and other related grounds.
  • Assists in the hiring, training, scheduling, and coaching processes of the seasonal maintenance staff.
  • Instructs the staff in the proper, safe, and efficient techniques to operate all types of equipment.
  • Supervises and participates in the operation of the golf course pumping and irrigation systems.
  • Assumes responsibility for managing and maintaining golf course properties, to include:
    • The golf course(s)
    • Maintenance equipment
    • The golf car fleet
    • Clubhouse grounds and landscaping
    • Tennis courts, swimming pool and other recreational facilities
    • Open spaces, wooded areas, unused acreage and areas outside the perimeter fence
  • Construction, renovation and/or reconstruction of such properties, whether performed by maintenance staff or outside contractors.
  • Instructs and participates in any pesticide and fertilizer applications.
  • Records all pesticide/fertilizer applications, irrigation schedules, staff training and attendance records, and daily maintenance practices.
  • Takes part in the winter responsibilities including but not limited to snow removal, facility upkeep, various projects, and educational seminar attendance.
  • Offers assistance and support to the Golf Course Mechanic.
  • Listens to employee needs and suggestions and reports them to the Superintendent.
  • Supports and respects the decisions of the Superintendent and offers suggestions as needed.
  • Maintains a good sense of humor and positive attitude in dealing with employees, co-workers and the Superintendent.
  • Be on call for situations that require immediate attention.
  • Performs other responsibilities as assigned.

Education/Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • 2+ years previous experience in Golf Course landscaping & maintenance required

Special Skills/Equipment

  • Knowledge of golf rules, regulations, and policies
  • Previous experience with pesticide and fertilizer schedules preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of agronomy and turfgrass management practices
  • Working knowledge of golf facility construction principles, practices and methods
  • Thorough understanding of the rules and strategies of the game of golf
  • Knowledge of current federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting the management of golf course operations (including, but not limited to, employment, safety and environmental standards, laws and regulations).
  • Lawn mowing equipment experience required

Essential Physical Requirements

  • Most work is performed outdoors, in variable weather conditions
  • Must be in excellent physical condition
  • Able to lift, pull, or carry heavy equipment over 50 lbs
  • Frequent standing, walking, reaching, bending, stooping, and crawling
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