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Assistant Superintendent

Silver Springs Golf & Country Club

Published On: 2024-02-12


Employment Type: Year Round
Compensation Type: Salary
Ideal Start Date: 2024-03-01

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Lance Morris

Join the prestigious Silver Springs Golf & Country Club, just a short 15-minute drive from downtown Calgary. Nestled in over 300 acres of breathtaking landscapes, Silver Springs is a private golf club that offers a challenging and scenic experience for golfers of all levels. Our vibrant community is supported by a passionate leadership team dedicated to serving our members.

Our Vision, Mission, and Values:
Vision: To be the club of choice by enriching our members’ lives through exceptional service, outstanding golf course conditions, and a culture of inclusion and continuous improvement.
Mission: Be a trusted member-owned club dedicated to fiscal responsibility, providing a sense of belonging, and ensuring enjoyment for all.
Values: Accountability, Fellowship, Innovation, Integrity & Respect, Sustainability, Diversity, Stewardship.

Description of Role

Silver Springs is seeking an Assistant Superintendent who embodies a positive attitude, reliability, and a team-oriented mindset. In collaboration with the senior leadership group and seasonal team, the successful candidate will contribute to maintaining the highest standards in golf course management. This role presents a unique opportunity for professional and personal growth in a fast paced, results driven environment.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Teaching expectations and standards to ensure all tasks performed exceed expectations.
  • Golf course and grounds day to day operations.
  • Train and supervise team members (development, implementation and record keeping).
  • Staffing (recruiting, hiring, scheduling, updating senior leadership team).
  • Cultural practice and fertility programs (development, implementation, supervision, and record keeping).
  • Sprayer and fertilizer spreader operation and calibration.
  • Irrigation practices (diagnostics, repairs, daily scheduling, hand watering and record keeping).
  • OHS and Safe2day program involvement.
  • Seasonal team management and foster positive leadership and communication within the turf care team.
  • Involvement with Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses re-certifications.

Desired Experience

  • Alignment with Silver Springs’ mission, vision, and values.
  • Self-starter with an interest in developing leadership and professional skills.
  • Post secondary diploma or degree in a Turfgrass program or equivalent.
  • Experience in a supervisory role or position preferred but not required.
  • Genuinely enjoy engaging with team members to get work done.
  • Open to ideas and concepts presented by other team members.
  • Actively listen to ensure you’ve understood directions and grasped new information.
  • Valid Alberta Pesticide Applicators License (or willingness to obtain).
  • Valid Alberta drivers license.

Compensation and Perks

  • Full-time, year-round position.
  • Competitive salary (negotiable) upon chosen candidate.
  • Benefit package.
  • RRSP matching.
  • AGSA and CGSA memberships and dues coverage.
  • Professional development opportunities (Annual AGSA and CGSA conference attendance).
  • Golf and practice facilities privileges.
  • Meal and retail discounts.

Additional Details

Send your cover letter and resume to:

Lance Morris – Golf Course Superintendent

Thanks you for your interest in this position. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.