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  • 2021 – Rounds 4 Research April 24, 2021
    Dear Hawaii GCSA Members, I hope this finds you all doing well and preparing for what promises to be another busy year throughout the islands. I am reaching out to you today on behalf of the Hawaii GCSA Board of Directors concerning the Environmental Institute for Golf (EIFG) Rounds 4 Research program. Rounds 4 Research…
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    Webinar series is free of charge, brought to you by UH Manoa Turfgrass and Landscape Pest Management Program, and CTAHR Cooperative Extension Service. Download the Flyer 4:00 – 5:00 pm on Tuesdays in April 2021 Live on Zoom: Webinar Zoom link will be provided to registered participants. Certified Educational Units  1.0 HDOA Pesticide CEU for…
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  • Message from Executive Director – Upcoming Webinar January 26, 2021
    Below is a notification from LICH about an upcoming webinar. I would like to give a shout out to a few superintendents that had hosted events in the last few weeks. Andrew Rebman at Kapalua, Dave Nakama at Waialae and Dan Husek at Hualalai along with their staff did a great job in getting their…
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Works closely with and reports directly to the Golf Course Superintendent in managing golf course day-to-day operations, ensures safe and excellent course conditions, community landscape and various projects either personally or through subordinate employees.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Ensures the condition of the course and equipment is safe and playable for the general public; performs routine inspections as needed.
* Plans, coordinates, assigns and performs tasks and projects to workers engaged in preserving and maintaining the grounds and turf of the golf course, repairs irrigation and mechanical equipment; ensures a balanced distribution of all tasks to be completed for the day. Reports progress of projects to the Superintendent and General Manager.
* Evaluates priorities; helps identify and reports areas that needs attention, such as fertilizing, irrigating, seeding, mowing, raking, and spraying.
* Monitors employees to ensure proper care of the equipment and regular preventive maintenance is being performed.
* Assures the effective orientation of all new employees; supports/assists in training employees to successfully perform assigned duties.
* Reviews department schedules and manages overtime of employees.
* Evaluates equipment and makes recommendations on equipment that will enhance the working conditions and over-all appearance of the golf course.
* Maintains current knowledge on all environmental issues, laws, and requirements.
* Ensures all company policies and procedures are followed, including compliance with Company’s safety program; assist in ensuring a safe working environment for the crew; performs monthly safety inspections; maintains current up-to-date safety data sheets (SDS).
* Maintains professional relationships with vendors and assists with activities that will assure all licenses, reports, and requirements of the golf course are compliant.
* Assists with the maintenance process for the irrigation system.
* Maintains, organizes, and requisitions for parts and supplies for the maintenance department; researches products and supplies to recommend for the maintenance of the golf course.
* Attends meetings and training sessions as required.
* Performs all maintenance duties assigned or required.

REQUIREMENTS:

BA degree or certification in field related to turf management or agriculture required; 3 years management experience in golf course maintenance preferred; must be able to operate all grounds maintenance equipment and possess a valid driver’s license.