Muirfield Lakes Golf Club
Published On:   
March 20, 2018
Employment Type:
Year round
Compensation Type:
Close Date:
April 1, 2019
Ideal Start Date:

Muirfield Lakes Golf Club is an 18-Hole,Par 70, Semi-Private golf facility located 25 minutes east of Calgary in the hamlet of Lyalta. We cater to both members and public players and host a variety of club tournaments, corporate events and other social golf events.

Description of Role

As the Course Superintendent, you will manage and oversee the Turf Department operations, as well as the maintenance of the golf course’s property. You will be accountable for the departmental budget, hiring, training and development of staff and all related safety and pesticide standards. The Course Superintendent must be a team player, be detailed orientated and also the organizational skills needed to run a successful department.

Responsibilities and Duties

The development and implementation of the yearly departmental budget, Course improvement plan and quality maintenance standards for the golf course and property in conjunction with the senior leadership team.

Training, coaching, and supervising the Turf Department Team

Scheduling and allocation of the maintenance team and the equipment to accomplish the daily, weekly and monthly work plans

Managing all aspects of the Course’s irrigation system

Managing all aspects of the Course’s Pesticide Program through the calibration, application and recording of fertilizer and pesticide use as part of the IPM program

Keeping accurate and complete records on the cost of inventory, the maintenance of equipment, pesticide and fertilizer applications and other practices;

Identify and diagnose turf pests, diseases or other issues harmful to the Course

Maintaining excellent Supplier relations

Working shifts that can include weekdays, evenings, weekends and holidays

Communicating effectively and professionally with Club Management and Co-Workers

All other related duties as assigned

Desired Experience

2+ years of Greens Dept. experience at the Assistant Superintendent or Superintendent level

Experience with Toro irrigation systems and controls and pump house systems

Graduated from a recognized Turf Management Program or the equivalent in experience

Have a provincial license for the application of pesticides or the ability to obtain

Be available to work full time from mid- March to mid-November.

Contribute to a positive team orientated work environment and demonstrate a positive attitude

Flexibility to adapt to changing demands

Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills

Ability to build and maintain excellent relationships with diverse people, including staff, suppliers and guests.

Efficient computer skills; Microsoft Office, etc.

Must be available weekends and holidays

Working knowledge and training on all health & safetystandards

Compensation and Perks

Salaried year-round position

Competitive wage based on experience

Benefit package

Additional Details

Thank you for your interest. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Ready to Apply?

Julian Klatzel, Golf Operations Manager