Date Posted:

SEPT 16, 2020


Mangawhai Golf Club

Mangawhai, Northland,New Zealand

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Agronomy / Turf Care, Golf Course Maintenance

Job Description

Mangawhai Golf Club is an 18-hole championship golf course that is consistently ranked in New Zealand’s top 25. Sand-based, the course is always playable and offers challenge and reward for golfers of every ability. We now have an exciting opportunity available as we are looking for an experienced Course Superintendent to lead our Course Maintenance team.

The Club seeks a turf industry professional with previous experience as a Course Superintendent, or as an Assistant Superintendent for a minimum of 3 years. NZ STI Level 4 or equivalent is essential.

The successful applicant would need to demonstrate the following:

• Management and development of the course maintenance team including the ongoing mentoring of our trainee.
• Operation of automatic irrigation systems.
• Management of and adherence to Health and Safety policies and procedures.
• Theoretical and practical understanding of agronomic requirements relating to turf.
• Comprehensive knowledge of turf diseases and pests.
• Experience establishing and scheduling nutritional and pesticide requirements for all turf surfaces.
• The ability to design programs and implement strategies for course improvement.
• Financial accountability and budgetary capabilities.
• The capability to present and report clearly and concisely.

This position requires someone with strong leadership qualities and a passion for presenting immaculate turf surfaces. This position is responsible to the General Manager and offers a remuneration package appropriate with the applicant's experience.

Applicants must have the right to work in NZ. Applications close on Sunday 27th September 2020.

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