Gleniffer Lake Resort
Published On:   
June 3, 2020
Employment Type:
Year Round
Compensation Type:
Close Date:
June 30th, 2020
Ideal Start Date:
To be determined

Interested in a stunning property with growth potential? The Gleniffer Lake Resort is located in Red Deer County, AB.  Generous fairways, gorgeous greens and sculpted treed terrain await you at GlenifferLake Resort & Country Club.  Beginner or pro, you’ll enjoy over 3,300yards of challenging golf on our Par 36, professionally designed course. The layout features wide fairways, manicured greens and water features along eight of the nine holes, all shaped to perfection along sparkling Gleniffer Lake

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Inspiring ways to “Be the Difference” with every guest and employee interaction. We’ve created a place where YOU feel at home with an excellent working environment that encourages you be the Difference.

Description of Role

The Golf Course Superintendent will have responsibility for providing the highest quality turf and playing conditions possible while overseeing equipment repair& maintenance, club house grounds and landscaping, upkeep and landscaping around related structures and buildings (pump stations, comfort stations,etc.). Directly responsible for identifying, hiring, training and providing direction for team members while providing a structured, highly functioning team atmosphere within the department. In conjunction with the property General Manager, be responsible for meeting or exceeding the established standards for guest satisfaction as well as operating the department within set budget parameters. The position also requires the chosen individual to be actively involved and hands on with day to day responsibilities as a part of the functioning agronomy team.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Delivers and promotes prompt, courteous, and friendly service to all members, guests, and employees.
  • Motivates, directs, and participates carrying out tasks with staff on a daily basis. Assist in maintaining a daily record log for weather, course conditioning, cultural practices, equipment maintenance, fertilizer, and pesticide applications, etc. Encourage, mentor, coach, train and develop team members to ensure their maximum value so that the guest experience is realized.
  • Oversees the maintenance and detailing of maintenance equipment after each use.
  • Maintains all grounds and landscaping around all facility related structures
  • Schedules, trains, supervise, evaluate, coach and counsel all department team members
  • Supervises all planting, fertilizing and care of turf, plants, shrubs and trees.
  • Records all work activities of personnel in the department.
  • Records all maintenance on course.
  • Prepares annual budget for department.
  • Selects and prepares proper fertilizers and nutrients for all flora and fauna.
  • Develops and maintains drainage, irrigation and watering systems.
  • Maintains course in highest quality playing conditions possible.
  • Provides necessary input of all required personnel records.
  • Implements and enforces comprehensive safety program for employees, members and guests on course in compliance with local, provincial and federal laws.
  • Maintains accurate work records for all personnel in the department.
  • Oversees the equipment maintenance throughout the entire facility including the Clubhouse, Golf Shop.
  • Any and all duties as assigned by the General Manager

Desired Experience
  • Three years previous experience in this or a related position required.
  • A diploma or degree in Turf Grass Management
  • Valid Alberta Applicator’s Pesticide License
  • Experience in all aspects of fertilizer & pesticide application.
  • Knowledge of ordering/purchasing, inventory control, budget management and P&L accountability.
  • Ability to multi-task while remaining focused on the key objectives of the property, department and position.
  • Knowledge of computer skills to include Microsoft Office programs, e-mail and the Internet.
  • Must be comfortable and willing to “roll up the sleeves” and lead by positive example.
  • Be able to work weekends and holidays, mornings and evenings as business demands.
  • Independent decisions are made with sound judgment and are consistent with company core values.
  • Ability to calibrate sprayers, spreaders, instruments, computer software, irrigation systems, etc.
  • Ability to operate basic software including word processor, spreadsheets, e-mail and irrigation control software.
  • Very Good understanding of preventative maintenance systems.
  • Good understanding of mechanical operations of engines and hydraulics for guidance of equipment managers.
  • Good understanding of effluent irrigation systems and components related to best practices in consideration of agronomics.

Compensation and Perks
  • Negotiable Attractive Compensation package
  • Health Spending Account
  • Generous vacation allowance
  • Permanent full-time position

Additional Details

Thank you for your interest. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

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Michael Plouffe