2014 Texas Turfgrass Conferences

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2014 Summer Conference

Hyatt Lost Pines Resort   (http://lostpines NULL.hyatt NULL.com/)

July 13-15, 2014

Click below for Registration Information

2014 Summer Conference

If you have any questions or need exhibit information, please E-mail Shirley

Click on the link to reserve a hotel room:  https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_ei_new&eventID=10676925 (https://resweb NULL.passkey NULL.com/Resweb NULL.do?mode=welcome_ei_new&eventID=10676925)

 

 

 


ftw-omni2014 Texas Turfgrass Conference & Show:

Fort Worth Convention Center & Omni Hotel

December 16-18, 2014

If you have any questions or need exhibit information, please E-mail Shirley

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Golf Course Superintendent – Raveneaux Country Club

Reporting Relationship:                General Manager

Subordinates:                                   All Golf Course Maintenance Employees

Classification:                                   Salaried, Exempt, Full-Time

Working Hours:                                As required

Basic Function:                                 Responsible for managing the golf course maintenance department activities within the guidelines, policies and standards established by the Club

Principal Duties:

Develops, prepares, establishes and maintains the entire golf course and clubhouse grounds.

Plans, schedules and monitors operations, which include manpower, equipment and supply requirements for the department and maintains accountability for the cost, utilization and performance of employees and equipment.

Develops and manages budgets for projected departmental expenditures.  Coordinates budgetary reviews and approvals with General Manager.

Ensures proper accounting procedures are followed for all maintenance activity, including labor distributions, purchases and fixed assets.  Explains monthly variances from the projected budget.

Maintains purchase order and invoice systems.

Maintains required record for: man-hour usage, equipment maintenance, tool inventory, supply inventory, daily log, fertilizer, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, fuel usage, weather, water usage and all records required by governmental authorities relevant to pesticide usage.

Ensures safety regulations, policies and procedures are followed.  Ensures that departmental employees have a clean, organized and safe working environment which meets all local, state and federal regulations and maintains adequate stock levels.

Operates the department within all local, state and federal regulations and guidelines.

Selects, orients, trains, motivates and retains staff capable of meeting current and projected personnel needs; makes recommendations and decisions on various personnel matters such as salaries, performance reviews (both annual and semi-annual) and terminations.  Special emphasis is placed on minimizing employees costs.

Works closely with the General Manager to interpret and implement departmental policies and procedures as established safety operating standards.

Be 18 years old, be able to operate a motor vehicle and have a valid driver’s license.

Perform any other tasks requested by the management, or the Club.

 

Physical, Mental and Visual Skills:

 

Good organizational skills and good verbal communication skills.

Ability to carry out and provide detailed and effective written and verbal instructions, as well as to retrieve information from technical sources.

Ability to use logical or rational thinking to solve problems.

Ability to perform arithmetic, algebraic and geometric calculations

Ability to effectively monitor and develop subordinates.

Ability to visually inspect golf course conditioning and clubhouse grounds.

Ability to perform heavy physical work; which may require exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 20 pounds constantly, performing such activities as stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, climbing, pushing, pulling, lifting and grasping for up to five hours without sitting.

 

Educational, Development and Work-Related Experience:

 

Thorough knowledge of general business procedures as would normally be acquired through a secondary education, obtaining a two or four year degree in turf management or related field or trades training and work related experience in turf management.  Golf Course Superintendent Association Certification (CGSC) is preferred.

Thorough knowledge of general business administration practices and golf course operations practices and procedures as would be acquired through five to eight years of similar golf course maintenance experience in a progressively responsible position.  Prior supervisory experience required.  Working knowledge of golf course operations, turf management and practices necessary.

 

Working Conditions:

 

Works both indoors and outdoors overseeing grounds

Potential exposure to inclement weather, equipment movement hazards, misdirected golf balls and dangerous chemicals/solvents, pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers if proper safety procedures are not followed.

May experience the following:

  • Carbon monoxide fumes from various equipment
  • A variety of grinding tools and machines in repair shop
  • Various insects, compounds and plants (example – poison ivy)
  • Welding devices with open flame
  • Electrical outlets and wiring
  • Equipment in shop on hoists
  • Grease and oil on equipment and shop floor
  • Hot hydraulic fluids
  • Potentially damaging noise levels
  • Dirt, dust and grass clippings
  • Flying golf balls
  • Load/transport 50 pound fertilizer and seed bags
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Assistant Superintendent — Stonebridge Country Club/The Hills Course (McKinney)

Assistant Superintendent at Stonebridge Country Club-The Hills Course (http://ntgcsa NULL.org/jobs-2/show-job-posting/?id=153)

Contact Information

Contact Daniel Boley, Golf Course Superintendent (http://ntgcsa NULL.org/jobs-2/reply-to-posting/?i=153)

Location: TX, McKinney

More Information

Assistant Position at Stonebridge Country Club-The Hills Course

27 Hole Facility with L93 Bentgrass greens.

Mckinney, TX

Experience: 0-1

Salary Range: 38K-40K

Contact Person: Daniel Boley, Golf Course Superintendent

Contact Info: 918-671-3463 daniel.boley@ourclub.com (daniel NULL.boley null@null ourclub NULL.com)

Job Description:

Assistant Superintendent will be integrated into all aspects of the golf course with responsibilities including and not limited to:

* Assign staff daily schedules
* Ensures all activities have been completed, effectively and safely
* Calibrates application equipment
* Apply chemicals
* Application record keeping
* Schedules irrigation and monitor efficiency
* Monitor golf course for increased payability and agronomic problems
* Train staff in all activities
* Troubleshoot and resolve problems

Correct candidate will be highly motivated and will have a high standard for their staff and department in creating a great experience for their membership.

Job Requirements:

Assistant must have strong communication skills, well organized, hard working, and try to become the best in their field of work. The assistant will assist in the supervision of the entire golf course with work related problems and activities.

Candidate should have a good understanding of irrigation repairs and willing to learn or speak horticulture Spanish.

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Equipment Manager — Timber Creek Golf Club (Friendswood)

Summary:  The Equipment Manager is responsible for all equipment maintenance and repair.  This person should have a basic understanding of the game of golf and how his position affects playability and overall condition of the golf course.

 

Responsible to:

- Golf Course Superintendent

 

Duties:

- Oversee the entire shop operation

- Determines priority in repair and maintenance work

- Maintains good records

- Able to determine parts needs and does the ordering

- Inspects and diagnose problems with equipment

- Able to instruct and/or train employees on proper operation of equipment

- Able to operate the shop within a budget

 

Compensation/Benefits:

- Very competitive salary for the right person

- Health, Vision and Dental Insurance

- Paid vacation

- Golfing privileges

 

Position Available:

- Immediately

 

To Apply:

- Send resume and list of references to

Andy Coz

Golf Course Superintendent

Timber Creek Golf Club

4554 FM 2351

Friendswood, TX  77546

acoz@timbercreekgolfclub.com (acoz null@null timbercreekgolfclub NULL.com)

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Outside Sales Representative – Turf — BWI Companies, Inc.

POSITION SUMMARY

    Sell BWI professional Turf products to established sales territory. Solicit new accounts. Grow the business through setting challenging sales and margin goals, analyzing market, creating and executing sales strategy, executing sales promotions, and reviewing key performance reports. Become knowledgeable and maintain knowledge level on products, product performance, pricing, etc. Establish and maintain great customer relations within company policy and guidelines.

Key benefits for BWI employees include 401(k) with generous company match, excellent health, dental & vision care plan options, health savings account option, life and disability insurance, 7 company holidays, vacation and sick leave and scholarship funds for dependents.

BWI is a privately held company and has over 55 years of successful sales growth and profitability. As an integral part of the BWI Division Sales Team, you will be growing with the industry leader in wholesale distribution of lawn & garden products. If serving on a team and being an important part of a successful business is something that gets you excited, this career opportunity may be exactly what you’re looking for!

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Set challenging goals in customer service performance, a key accountability for this role. Address and anticipate customer needs in products, pricing, availability, product uses, and credit terms.
  • Contact regular and prospective customers to demonstrate products, explain product features, and solicit orders.
  • Estimate or quote prices, credit or contract terms, warranties, and delivery dates.
  • Communicate with manufacturers on product pricing and availability.
  • Check stock levels and assist in merchandise reorder process, as necessary.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Education : Bachelor’s Degree (four year college or university)

Experience : Two to four years related (Turf) sales experience, or combination of education and Turf job experience

Language Skills:  English and Spanish (bilingual) – preferred

Computer Skills

Basic knowledge of Microsoft operating systems

Valid driver’s license

Ability to relocate to the Houston Area.

Please forward Resumes to Craigschulz@bwicompanies.com

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