Golf Course Superintendent

Costa Navarino

Pilos, Messinia, Greece

Posted: March 11, 2021

International

Agronomy / Turf care, Golf Course Maintenance, Irrigation

JOB DESCRIPTION

Costa Navarino is steadily raising its profile as a prime, sustainable destination in the Mediterranean by offering a world-class golf experience on the first 2 signature golf courses in Greece. With another 2 golf courses on the way, the award-winning Resort, Costa Navarino, is seeking for a Golf Course Superintendent (based in Messinia, Greece), who will be Responsible for the daily golf course maintenance operations.

Being part of our team, you will have as main responsibilities:

• Oversee the daily management of Golf Course Maintenance operations making sure a 5-star level is achieved
• Daily management of personnel enforcing all company regulations and policies
• Manage responsibly and environmentally sensed the daily irrigation water needs in the different areas of the golf course
• Control the daily stock of materials, parts and all other items necessary for the operation and personnel
• Supervise the landscaping team maintenance works and coordinate with landscaping team
• Advise, work closely and coordinate with the Director of Golf Course Maintenance Operations to operate the Golf Course in a financially, environmentally responsible and professional manner

Knowledge & Skills Required:

• Proactivity, ability to work under pressure in a team environment, but independently with good decision-making skills
• Knowledge of management of warm season and cool season grasses, SP Bentgrass greens in the transition zone and overseeding considered to be an advantage
• Ability and knowledge of golf course irrigation management softwares would be an advantage
• Knowledge of use and operating standards of equipment and tools used in golf course construction and maintenance
• Skills in recruiting, supervising, training, evaluating and motivating personnel
• Knowledge of safe use, mixing and application of chemicals and fertilizers
• Knowledge of the game of golf and golf rules
• Ability to anticipate personnel, equipment, and material requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

• European Union's Citizenship (E.U. Citizenship required).
• 3-5 years’ experience as a Golf Superintendent or 1st Assistant
• 2-year Degree or Certificate in Turf Management (or related field, like agronomy, horticulture, plant science)
• Advanced computer skills required for financial reporting and control of operations, including use of Microsoft Office
• Valid Driver's License
• Pesticide Application License
• Speak, write and converse freely in English. Knowledge of Greek will be an advantage

Costa Navarino offers:

• Competitive compensation package
• Οn going training opportunities
• Accommodation in the vicinity of Navarino Dunes (for non - Messinian residents)
• Meals within the premises
• Private Medical Plan
• Use of Navarino Dunes Facilities, according to the relevant policies

Please note: CVs not fulfilling the above prerequisites will not be taken under consideration (E.U. Citizenship required).

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