Golf Course Superintendent - Oakhaven Golf Club
Location: Delaware Ohio
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $60,000 or higher (determined by experience and education)
Oakhaven Golf Club is a privately owned, public golf course that features not only an 18-hole championship golf course, but also one of Central Ohio's premier practice facilities available to the public. Oakhaven features an 18-hole 7,000 yard, par-72 championship golf course, premier 50-acre driving range with 60 grass tees and covered tees available, two practice chipping greens with a sand bunker, and a 5000-square-foot putting green.
We are seeking a skilled and experienced Golf Course Superintendent to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the maintenance and management of the golf course, ensuring it meets the highest standards of quality and playability. The Golf Course Superintendent will lead a dedicated team of groundskeepers, technicians, and other staff to achieve optimal course conditions and enhance the overall golfing experience for our patrons.
Turf Management: Implement and execute effective turf management practices to maintain the overall health and appearance of the golf course greens, fairways, tees, and roughs.
Irrigation Management: Develop and manage irrigation programs to ensure proper watering schedules, equipment operation, and water conservation efforts.
Pest and Disease Control: Implement integrated pest management programs to control weeds, insects, and diseases, ensuring a pest-free and healthy golf course environment.
Equipment Maintenance: Oversee the maintenance and repair of golf course maintenance equipment, ensuring that all machinery is in optimal working condition.
Staff Supervision: Lead, train, and supervise a team of groundskeepers and maintenance staff, fostering a positive and productive work environment.
Budget Management: Develop and manage the annual budget for the golf course maintenance department, ensuring efficient use of resources and cost-effectiveness.
Environmental Compliance: Ensure compliance with environmental regulations and best practices, promoting sustainability in golf course management.
Project Management: Plan and execute capital improvement projects, renovations, and course enhancements as needed.
Communication: Collaborate with other departments, communicate with golf course management, and interact with golfers to address concerns and ensure a positive experience for all patrons.
Bachelor's degree in Turfgrass Management, Agronomy, or related field (preferred).
Minimum of 4 years of experience as a Golf Course Superintendent or in a similar role.
Strong knowledge of turfgrass and golf course maintenance practices.
GCSAA Member preferred, but not required
Experience with irrigation systems, pest control, and equipment maintenance.
Must have a current Ohio Pesticide License or must be able to attain one within 30 days of hire.
Excellent leadership and communication skills.
Budget management experience.
Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.
Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to Mitch Irwin at