0922 Manager I - Harding Park Golf Course Manager

Harding Park Golf Course Manager

Recruitment #PEX-0922-075729

Introduction

 

APPLY IMMEDIATELY AS THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME
BUT NO SOONER THAN 5/11/2017

 


Appointment Type

Permanent-Exempt (PEX) Appointment. This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.

About TPC Harding Park
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD) will host the Professional Golfers' Association of America (PGA of America) Championship in 2020, as well as the biennial Presidents Cup in 2025, elevating one among RPD's five municipal golf courses to the high standards of the Tournament Players Club (TPC). TPC Harding Park stands as one among just five municipal courses to host a major championship in the 120-year history of American professional golf. To plan and manage its upcoming tournaments and events, and to participate in delivering other world-class opportunities for TPC Harding Park, RPD seeks a Harding Park Golf Course Manager.

Position Description
Under the direction of RPD's Turf and Golf Course Manager, the Harding Park Golf Course Manager plans and manages TPC Harding Park's conditions of play, ancillary landscapes and events; and runs a year-around, seven-day-per-week operation involving working late, as well as working weekends and holidays when needed.

Examples of Important and Essential Duties
The Harding Park Golf Course Manager:
1. Works closely with officials from PGA TOUR, PGA of America, Presidents Cup, other golfers' organizations, and city staff in planning and delivering course conditions meeting TPC standards for tournaments and events, including course layout and agronomy programs, practices and procedures;
2. Develops and implements an annual operating budget for turf management programs and capital outlays, including forecasting and controlling labor costs as well as expenses;
3. Manages a staff of 25 to 30 personnel comprising a Park Section Supervisor, Gardeners, Apprentice Gardeners, a Teamster, an Operating Engineer and two Mechanics;
4. Understands, articulates and manages the expectations and responsibilities of multiple labor unions as well as their members;
5. Manages the operation and maintenance of a large fleet of rolling stock which includes specialty golf course maintenance equipment, heavy equipment and other vehicles;
6. Ensures that employees are working within health and safety laws, rules, regulations and guidelines dictated by OSHA, Cal/OSHA and the city;
7. Maximizes the number of rounds of golf played by scheduling maintenance practices around play and outings; and
8. Implements an integrated pest management (IPM) program using multiple treatment methods to control undesirable weeds and other pests.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Possession of a bachelor's degree in Horticulture, Agronomy or a related field; AND
2. Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in golf course agronomy and management of golf course maintenance, including a minimum of two (2) years as an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent or equivalent, including supervision of staff; management of specialized golf course equipment; and demonstrated success in golf course financial management, agronomic practices and irrigation operations)

Substitutions
Education Substitution – Verifiable professional tournament experience in one or more of the following areas may substitute for up to two (2) years of the required education on a year-for-year basis: experience in golf course financial management, agronomic practices, irrigation operations, and the operation and maintenance of golf course equipment. (One year of experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester or 45 quarter units of college coursework.)

Experience Substitution – Completion of a Master’s or higher degree in Agronomy or a related field may substitute for up to one (1) year of required professional experience.

Desired Qualifications
The following Desired Qualifications may be used post-qualification to schedule candidates for interview:
1. Experience planning and delivering course conditions meeting TPC standards for tournaments and events, including course layout and agronomy programs, practices and procedures;
2. Experience with the PGA TOUR, PGA of America, Presidents Cup, or with other golf tours;
3. Demonstrated ability to manage a year-round, seven-day-per-week operation;
4. Skill to communicate both orally and in writing with the public and professional golf organizations; and to use a personal computer for email, word processing, budgets and presentations;
5. Experience managing the expectations and responsibilities of multiple labor unions within a merit system; and
6. Understanding of IPM strategy, and of the development and implementation of IPM programs.

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

· Select the desired job announcement: PEX-0922-075729

· Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information

· Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”

· Follow instructions on the screen

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org).

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

Verification

Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456

Note
Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

Verification of required education typically must be a photocopy of the degree or transcript from an accredited college or university.

Verification of required work experience typically must be on the employer’s letterhead, and must include the applicant’s name, job title, description of job duties, dates of employment, hours per week, and signature of the employer, supervisor, or appropriate representative. City and County of San Francisco (CCSF) employees do not need to submit verification of their City employment, but must submit written verification of outside experience. CCSF employees will not receive credit for experience obtained outside of their classification unless recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Rule 110.9.1/111A.11.2.

Verification of required licensure/certification typically must be a photocopy of the license/certificate including the name of the issuing agency as well as the name of the license/certificate holder, license/certificate number, and expiration date.

If you have any other questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Harry Bullock by telephone at (415) 831-6836, or by email at harry.bullock@sfgov.org.

Selection Procedures

The selection process will include evaluation of applications in relation to minimum requirements. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the interview. Depending on the number of applicants, the Department may establish and implement additional screening mechanisms to comparatively evaluate the qualifications of candidates. If this becomes necessary, only those applicants whose qualifications most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited for an interview.

Conviction History

As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates applying for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates applying for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City. If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Conclusion

Reasonable Accommodation Request
Applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation for this recruitment can find information on requesting a reasonable accommodation at http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities.

Terms of the Announcement
Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf.

General Information
Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20

Copies of Application Documents
Applicants are advised to keep copies of all documents submitted. Submitted documents become a permanent part of the exam record and will not be returned. The hiring department may require applicants to submit the same documents and/or additional documents at a later date.

Right to Work
All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.

Verification of Experience or Education

Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456.

 

Note
Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Harry Bullock, by telephone at 415.831.6836, or by email at harry.bullock@sfgov.org.

Issued: 4/10/2017
Micki Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources

PEX-0922-075729
REC / HB / 415-831-6836

Benefits

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

 

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