Golf Course Superintendent

Posted on: 7th Feb 2024

Vacancy

Costa Navarino

  • Club/Employer Name: Costa Navarino
  • Club/Employer Website: costanavarino.com/careers
  • Job Title: Golf Course Superintendent
  • Location: Pilos, Messinia
  • Country: Greece
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary Per Month: N/A
  • Salary Per Year: N/A

Job Category/Categories

Greenkeeping / Superintendent

Job Description

Costa Navarino’s award-winning Golf Department is seeking for a Golf Course Superintendent (based in Messinia, Greece) who will be responsible for the daily GC maintenance operations of the Navarino Hills’ 36-holes-GCs facility.

Main responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the daily management of Golf Course Maintenance operations and making sure a world-5star-class level is achieved,

  • Daily management of personnel enforcing all company regulations and policies,

  • Managing responsibly and environmentally sensed the irrigation water needs in the different areas of the GC,

  • Controlling the use and stock of materials, parts, and all other items necessary for the operation and personnel,

  • Management of the allocated budget making sure that the quality is always up to Costa Navarino standards,

  • Coordinating with the Landscaping manager the maintenance works and the use of equipment and materials,

  • Working closely, being advised, and coordinating with the Director of Agronomy to operate the Golf Courses in a sustainable, both financially & environmentally responsible, and professional manner.


Requirements:

  • To be proactive, able to work under pressure, in a team environment but independently with good decision-making skills,

  • Knowledge of management of warm season and cool season grasses, Bentgrass sp. greens in the transition zone and overseeding considered to be an advantage,

  • Ability and knowledge of golf-course-irrigation-management software,

  • Knowledge of use and operating standards of equipment and tools used in golf course construction and maintenance,

  • Skills in recruiting, supervising, training, evaluating and motivating personnel,

  • Knowledge of safe use, mixing and application of chemicals and fertilizers,

  • Knowledge of the game of golf and golf rules will be considered an advantage,

  • Ability to anticipate personnel, equipment, and material requirements.

Qualifications

  • 5-10 years’ experience as a Golf Superintendent or 1st Assistant,

  • Degree or Certificate in Turf Management (or related field, like agronomy, horticulture, plant science),

  • Advanced computer skills required for financial reporting and control of operations, including use of Microsoft Office,

  • Valid Driver's License,

  • Pesticide Application License,

  • Speak, write and converse freely in English. Knowledge of Greek will be an advantage.

Where to Apply

Please, note that CVs not fulfilling the above prerequisites will not be taken under consideration. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please send an English resume with a photograph to: aggelos.fanariotis@costanavarino.com.

Closing Date

01/03/2024

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