|Location||Coram, New York|
|Date Posted||September 23, 2022|
Pine Ridge is excited to announce the exceptional career opportunity of full-time Foreman. Qualified candidates will thrive in a hospitality environment and be highly focused on providing superior service. General Purpose: Directs and participates in the construction and maintenance of the grounds; and performs related tasks as required. Designs landscape plans for facility grounds and is responsible for the implementation and maintenance of that plan. Once hired, candidates for this position will also have the opportunity to develop their skills as an Assistant Superintendent-in-Training. As a trainee within this program, the candidate will work closely with the Superintendent and current assistant, learning to manage all aspects of the golf course and facility grounds. This will include, but is not limited to, crew management, pesticide/fertilizer applications, irrigation repair, equipment maintenance and repair, daily course set up, and building maintenance. This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated individual with golf course maintenance experience to learn the leadership and technical skills needed to be an Assistant Superintendent and further advance in the field of turf management Essential Duties: Oversees the care and maintenance of the turf, ornamental plants, shrubs, and trees on the facility grounds including pruning, trimming, root feeding and pest control. Directs and assists the staff on the planting of new vegetation, the replacement and spraying of trees and shrubs, and tending to high stress areas especially during the summer months. Develops detailed annual plans for the seasonal rotation of plants, flowers, etc., in the facility's various landscaped areas and flowerbeds resulting in fresh, eye-catching and pleasant flower and plant displays. Stays attuned with current fertilizer and pesticide application. Participates in the application of fertilizers and pesticides Oversees the preparation of soil plant beds, established by seed or transplants, and maintains annual perennial flowers in aesthetically pleasing arrangements. Oversees the operation of mechanical and power equipment utilized in the maintenance of ornamental plants and trees. Coordinates snow removal (where applicable). Assists the Manager in interviewing, hiring, training, planning, assigning, and directing work, evaluating performance, rewarding, and disciplining associates; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Assists in the management of department members that may include, but is not limited to: Landscapers, Foreman. Assures that effective orientation and training are given to each new associate. Assists in developing ongoing training programs. Assists in monitoring business volume forecast and plans accordingly in areas of manpower, productivity, costs and other expenses. Incorporates safe work practices in job performance. Regular and reliable attendance. Performs other duties as required. Education/Experience: Associate's degree (AA); or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid Driver's License, Pesticide Application License Other qualifications: Ability to read and speak English may be required in order to perform the duties of the job Ideal candidate has 2-3 seasons golf course maintenance experience. Willing to work weekends holidays extended hours as needed. Willing to obtain NYS Pesticide Applicator Certification. Attention to detail. Highly motivated. Mechanical ability. Desire a career in turf grass management.