Employment Opportunities

Barton Hills Country Club is more than just an employer...

Under the guidance of Mark R. Klinger, GM/COO, we are a “family” that is committed to excellence in the way we service our membership. No matter what your position at Barton Hills Country Club, we provide a work atmosphere that is fun, supportive, and challenging.  Whether welcoming the members onto the golf course or serving them in one of the beautiful dining venues, our employees are trained to be the finest, service-oriented ladies and gentlemen in the country club industry. We care about our staff and the result is that our staff cares about our members.  We truly value our employees' dedication to serving our members and guests.  For this reason, we strive to treat our employees as one of the most important assets of Barton Hills Country Club.

Barton Hills Country Club is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free, smoke free workplace.

Open Positions

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Head Golf Course Superintendent

POSITION OVERVIEW

Barton Hills Country Club’s next Head Golf Course Superintendent will be responsible for maintaining the golf course, clubhouse and surrounding ground and related equipment.  The position reports to the GM/COO and works closely with an active Greens Committee. A strong working relationship with all department heads, especially the Head Golf Professional will be critical in assuring the facilities overall success. The Head Golf Course Superintendent supervises assistant superintendents, equipment mechanic, horticulturalist, assistant in training, student intern, grounds technicians and equipment operators. The nature of the position demands frequent interactions with members and their guests on the golf course and around the facility.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES

  • Maintains all grounds and course maintenance equipment.
  • Schedules, trains, supervises, and evaluates all personnel assigned to the department.
  • Supervises all planting, fertilizing and care of turf; plants, shrubs, trees and other facilities on the golf course and grounds.
  • Supervises operation of the equipment repair shop.
  • Records all maintenance on the course.
  • Prepares annual budget for department; takes corrective action as necessary to help assure that budget goals are met.
  • Selects and prepares proper fertilizers and nutrients for all flora and fauna.
  • Develops and maintains drainage, irrigation and watering systems.
  • Maintains course in proper playing condition in accordance with Golf Course Standards Manual.
  • Implements and enforces comprehensive safety programs for employees, members and guests on course in compliance with local, state, and federal laws.
  • Maintains accurate work records for all personnel in the department.
  • Communicates as necessary with golf; tennis and pool professionals to discuss conditions of facilities, maintenance plans and scheduled events.
  • Communicates as necessary with grounds, golf, house committee and/or other applicable committees as well as with members from time to time in the normal course of business.
  • Ensures the chemicals, petroleum and other controlled products are used, stored and disposed of in accordance with local, state and federal regulations. Maintains required records and strives to minimize the use of chemicals and petroleum products.
  • Attends staff and management meetings.
  • Attends turf conferences, equipment shows, workshops and other educational programs to maintain a current knowledge of technical and turf innovations and changes that could affect the department’s operations.
  • Prepared, reviews and updates grounds manual.
  • Establishes short and long-range plans for the golf course.
  • Oversees all course construction.
  • Keeps members informed about current and future maintenance activities.
  • Conducts daily facility security checks ensuring accurate inventory of equipment and keys.
  • Assists with snow removal.
  • Plans professional development and training activities for subordinates.
  • Other duties, tasks and projects as assigned by the GM/COO and Greens Committee.

 

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS & CHARACTERISTICS

  • Certified Golf Course Superintendent
  • Minimum requirement of an Associate’s Degree in Turfgrass Management
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a head superintendent or lead superintendent at a high-end resort, daily fee, or well-established private club
  • Prefers candidates with ties to Michigan
  • Professional public image
  • Personnel management ability
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team oriented with a continuous improvement mentality
  • Must have participating knowledge of the game of golf

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NOTES:

Additional Salary Information: The club offers a competitive bonus and benefits package.

 

 

 

Employees of Barton Hills Country Club will enjoy the perks of:

  • Employee Meal
  • Employee Golf
  • Direct Deposit

In addition to the perks noted above, all full-time, year round employees after appropriate waiting period are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Pay

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