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Golf Manager

Vista Ridge

Published On: 2024-02-10


Employment Type: Year Round
Compensation Type: Salary
Ideal Start Date: 2024-05-01

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Bernice Later

Vista Ridge is a year round recreational facility located in Fort McMurray Alberta. The Ski & Snowboard Resort includes a Tube Park, Ice Rink, Aerial Park, Mini Putt, Aqua Range and newly built 12 hole family style Golf Course.

Description of Role

Working closely with the Director of Resort Operations, the Golf Manager is responsible for all summer offerings at the Resort, including the Golf Course, the Aqua Range and the Mini Putt.  Looking for a strong leader with excellent communication skills that can help our new Course grow.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintain all grounds, including the golf course, lodge surroundings, arial park and aqua range.
  • Oversee and assign staff to turf maintenance across the facility.
  • Water & Irrigation planning, operation and management
  • Supervise the planting of various turf grasses, trees and ornamental plants
  • Maintain all equipment including mowers, tractors, atvs, work cards, hand tools and rental carts with detailed record keeping
  • Train and supervise staff in the safe operation of all machinery.
  • Create, manage and execute a schedule for groundskeeping including mowing, fertilizing, irrigation and herbicide application.
  • Operate and maintain irrigation systems, water wells and pumps.
  • Adhere to all regulations and safety codes that have applicable jurisdiction.
  • Ensure the outside operations adhere to all Vista Ridge policies and procedures.
  • Actively participate in health and safety program.
  • Provide first aid coverage as needed.
  • Complete other duties as assigned by the Director of Operations.
  • Off-season Duties: Assist the Mountain Manager in all aspects of the winter operation of the facility, including snowmaking, lift ops, and ice rink management.

Desired Experience

  • Experience in a supervisory or management position.
  • 2+ years experience in a golf course environment.
  • Knowledge of irrigation systems.
  • Valid AB driver’s license
  • Turf Management Diploma an asset
  • Valid Alberta pesticide application license an asset.

Compensation and Perks

  • Discounts on food and beverage.
  • Free use of year- round facilities at Vista Ridge, including Skiing, Golfing, Skating, Tubing, Arial Park.
  • Private onsite accommodations or a housing allowance.
  • Cell phone allowance, and paid time off.
  • Salary $64,000 – $68,000 based on experience.

Additional Details

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