Golf Course Superintendent

About the business


The Melton Valley Golf Club is situated 30 minutes from Melbourne CBD off the Western Highway.  With narrow fairways, undulating greens and numerous water hazards, the course is an enjoyable test for the serious and casual golfer.  The course is fully watered with recycled water and is in excellent condition all year round.

About the role


Reporting to the Manager and Greens Committee, the key responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Maintaining the playing surfaces and equipment to a high standard.
  • Recruitment, Induction, Training and Performance Managing of all staff in the greens department.
  • Developing and working to budgets.  Developing and reporting against the Club's Turf Management Plan.
  • Maintaining the Club's WHS policies and procedures.
  • Technical Advancement Remain up to date on all industry developments.
  • Benchmark standards and supervise technical work such as pesticide application, fertilization, irrigation and equipment maintenance and equipment operations. 

To be successful in this role, the candidate should possess the following attributes:

  • Strong leadership ability
  • Works well in a team environment team builder
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic. Leads by example.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness
  • Always looking to improve current process
  • Has a proactive approach to planning, not a reactive approach
  • Has a positive attitude to dealing with problems.

The Golf Club pays according to the Registered and Licensed Clubs Award 2010.  A remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant. 

Applications close Friday 27th March, 2020


Benefits and perks


Free golf club membership available.


Skills and experience


Experience and qualifications for the position:


  • Relevant Golf Course Turf Maintenance Qualification
  • Accreditation in Chemical Applications and Safe Handling
  • Demonstrated knowledge of WHS Legislative Requirements
  • Strong Financial and budgeting skills


  • Additional requirements in supervision or the appropriate specialist modules
  • Relevant golf course, turf maintenance or gardening skills experience at a similar or larger venue.


23/03/2020 $0 Western Suburbs 1 Trades & Services
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