The Dunes Golf & Winter Club is a premier 18-hole public golf course in Northern Alberta. Located 4 km south of the City of Grande Prairie, AB. The City of Grande Prairie has a population of over 66,000 people and has numerous amenities available including swimming pools, parks, walking trails, curling rink, ball diamonds, schools (from K to Post-Secondary), hospital, art galleries, live theatre and various retail businesses and restaurants.
Responsibilities and Duties
General Duties: Certifications and Expectations
The Superintendent/Property Manager will work under the directions and supervision of the General Manager. The general duties, certifications, and expectations of this position are listed below:
- Have and maintain strong communications skills both verbal and written and strive to improve these skills through yearly goal settings.
- Knowledge of budgeting and being able to work with the maintenance budget that has been approved for 2018 season.
- Conduct themselves in a professional manner and ensure they are approachable, respectful, co-operative and friendly in all aspects of the position.
- Demonstrate a positive attitude and promote a team player atmosphere within the organization.
- Ensure that The Dunes Golf & Winter Club policies are being followed through their actions and the actions of those under their direct employment control.
- Ensure that The Dunes Golf & Winter Club and or Occupational Health & Safety rules and regulations are being followed by all under the direct employment control of the Superintendent / Property Manager.
- Must be flexible and able to work days, evening, weekends, holidays, etc. as required based upon the demands presented by the operations of the Dunes facility.
- Have the ability to work under periods of extreme pressure.
Qualifications and Skills
Knowledge, Certification, and Education:
The applicant/employee is required to have and maintain as required:
- College Turf / Horticulture Management Diploma or equivalent from a reputable educational institution – documentation must be proved and professional development must be current.
- Valid Alberta Pesticide Applicator Certificate
- Knowledge of pesticides and their mode of action, and their residual effects
- Knowledge of various forms of fertilizer and their applications rates.
- Knowledge of the general operation and maintenance of pumps and pumping systems.
- Experience in the installations and repairs of computer-controlled irrigations systems with the ability to troubleshoot problems and resolve quickly and efficiently.