Course Superintendent -Wanaka Golf Club

Wanaka Golf Club is located right above the township, overlooking Lake Wanaka and is regarded as one of the guaranteed scenic golfing experiences you will see in New Zealand, if not the world.

Wanaka is located in the Central Otago region of New Zealand with a population of 8000 with additional tourist numbers 8000 – 32,000 depending on the season. The Golf Club is a success story with a membership of over 1000 and over 40,000 rounds are played per year. The Wanaka Golf Club is also a part of the strong contingent of golf clubs within Central Otago that showcases this region as a true Golfing destination.

The Wanaka Golf Club fairways provide consistent cover, while the bent/poa grass greens can be seen challenging, but they still provide a true and reliable putting surface. The course is maintained in excellent condition to ensure that members and visitors fully appreciate and enjoy the challenging course and scenic layout.

The club is looking for a suitably qualified Course Superintendent with:

  • A minimum level 4 Sports Turf management qualification and a current Approved Handlers Certificate.
  • Ability to Select, train and manage 2-3 staff, including the training of apprentices. Manage volunteers
  • computerised irrigation system skills (we run Rainbird)
  • Skills to maintain machinery (we have a fleet of John Deere)
  • Able to play and understand the game of golf.
  • Ability to submit reports, budgets and working plans

You will be Responsible for daily set up and maintenance of the course and surrounds. You will report directly to the club’s Chairperson on the Board, and work with the club’s Administration Manager.

The role is 43 hours per week, plus weekend shifts.

If you are looking for a career challenge and can provide leadership to a small team, please forward your application and resume, in strict confidence, to Kim Badger:
Ph: 0276644648

Applications close 17th August 2018


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