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Fresh Golf is proud to be assisting the
Mt. Doug Golf Course
in their search for its next Golf Course Operations leader.

Executive Search:  


Posted: March 20th

Close Date: 

Accepting until April 7

Lead Search Executive:  Scott Kolb

The Mount Doug Golf Course is a family owned 9-hole executive golf course located in beautiful Victoria, BC.

The course seeks a Superintendent to be its next Golf Course Operations leader.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to finish their career and create roots on the Island or an individual who loves the Superintendent career, but would prefer to lead a small close knit team.  

The Facility: Built in 1971 by the Lovett Family, the course has been a favourite course for Victoria locals for decades.  Whether it was a course for those learning the game or place for someone who enjoys  a quick 9 holes, Mt. Doug offers using pretty much every club in their bag.

The Lovett family still own and operate the course today and have had many long serving staff.  Their goal is to find another individual who will maintain and improve the golf course conditioning for many years to come.

For more about Mt. Doug -

Why Mt. Doug:

Lifestyle - Victoria is known as the ideal climate of all of Canada.  With moderate temperatures 12 months of the year, you can enjoy the outdoors 365 days a year. 


Role - The course closes for approximately 3 months per year to make course improvements and this role offers the ability to enjoy your free time with limited demands for weekend and evening work or requiring more than 5 days a week


Ideally this would be an excellent fit for a mature Superintendent (or past Assistant) who is searching for their final chapter of their career.  Or an individual who enjoys the life as a Superintendent, but not willing to sacrifice the time and stress of running a 20+ person crew.  Mt. Doug GC has a team of 5 individuals to maintain the lush 40 acres of golf course.

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Superintendent Competencies  

The Superintendent will ensure the proficient operation of the Golf Course Grounds Department and all related golf course maintenance activities. This position requires organizational and communication skills as well as a knowledge of golf course agronomy and attention to detail. The candidate must be able to manage, lead, and motivate the crew.  Providing an environment where staff is involved with open communications and respect for themselves and the property.


    Leadership 
    Communication skills
    Teamwork, Adaptability & Flexibility
    Decision making & Judgement
    Problem Solving, Accountability & Dependability

  • Scheduling

  • Recruit & Train Grounds Crew

  • Responsible use of applications of commercial products

  • Care & Maintenance of Golf Course property

  • Coordinate and oversee the completion of renovation projects

  • Irrigation repair and installations

  • Oversee maintenance and repair of equipment with on-site mechanic

  • Work closely with the General Manager & Owner regarding budgetary requirements and course development

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Superintendent Responsibilities  

Qualifications and Skills -

    Minimum of 5 years of golf course maintenance experience
    Knowledge of irrigation operation and water management 
    Operate heavy machinery
    Knowledge of golf course equipment, maintenance and repairs 
    Experience and knowledge of golf course operation  
    Experience in supervising, directing, scheduling staff 
    Current Pesticide Applicator certification; knowledge of fertilizer and application


Salary and Benefits - 

    Membership with British Columbia Golf Superintendents Association and participation in Professional Development courses
    Golf privileges; staff discount in pro shop
    Competitive Salaried full-time position: $70,000 - $80,000
    3 weeks paid vacation

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