Golf Course Superintendent — National Golf Club of Louisiana (Westlake, LA)

 

Gerry Pockat

1400 National Drive
Westlake, Louisiana 70605

Email: gpockat@nationalgcla.com (gpockat null@null nationalgcla NULL.com)
Phone: 337-433-2255 ext. 7

Experience and Educational Requirements:

  • 3-5 years turf grass management experience required
    •Supervisory, coaching and staff development experience required
    •A four-year college turf maintenance/agronomy degree preferred.
    •GCSAA Member preferred
    •Knowledge of budgeting and expense management
    •Knowledge of local, federal, and state laws and regulations affecting management of golf course operations
    •Must have a strong business aptitude and passion for the golf business
    •Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills
    •Must be highly organized and efficient with a high attention to detail
    •Must have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
    •Must be have basic computer skills, Word and Excel

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains all grounds including the golf course, clubhouse surroundings and other maintainable areas.
  • Supervises all planting, fertilizing and chemical applications, and other care of turf, plants, shrubs and trees on the golf course and clubhouse surroundings
    *Supervises, coaches and develops Assistant Superintendent, foreman, irrigation technician, mechanic and other employees in the maintenance department

*Hires, promotes, disciplines and terminates staff according to club guidelines with coordination of the Director of Golf and General Manager.
•Informs golfing members and guest about present and future maintenance activities
•Coordinates scheduling of all personnel assigned to the department
•Communicates frequently with the General Manger and Director of Golf to discuss activities, goals, plans and member/customer feedback.
•Prepares and manages annual budget plan for the golf course maintenance operation on an annual basis
•Maintains inventory and oversees all repairs and scheduled maintenance of all golf course maintenance equipment
•Implements and enforces comprehensive safety program for employees of the maintenance department
•Supervises maintenance and operation of drainage, irrigation and other mechanical watering systems
•Develops chemical and fertilizing plan on an annual basis
•Ensures that the golf course is providing healthy and high quality playing conditions for guests of the property
•Prepares and maintains all recordkeeping for maintenance department (i.e. Human Resource files, inventory files, fertilization and chemical application logs)
•Perform other duties as assigned

Comments:

The National Golf Club of Louisiana is a 7 year old golf course owned by the City of Westlake. The golf course is part of West Trace Development.  The National continues to be the site of the Adams Professional Golf Tour and LGA events. .

The Superintendent is an integral member of the property’s management team and oversees the maintenance and agronomic practices of the golf course and adjacent grounds, including the clubhouse landscaping and maintenance. The above responsibilities also include overseeing the repair and maintenance of all golf course related equipment.

Date Available:

Immediately.

Compensation and Benefits:  Salary range of $55,000 to $70,000 based on experience with a standard benefit package.

Application Instructions:

Please email all resumes and cover letters to the address above.

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