Leadership & Management | Listed 19 April

Rydges Resort Hunter Valley – Assistant Golf Superintendent

Work type
Full time

About EVT 

When you join EVT, you are joining one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading experience companies. EVT encompasses Entertainment businesses that excite every sense, Ventures driven by a passion for new opportunities and Travel businesses that always feel local and authentic. At EVT, we’re the shakers and the Daymakers. The experience creators. The possibility makers and opportunity takers. We aim to make a positive impact on our people, communities and environment, every day. 

About Rydges 

Australian & New Zealand owned and operated for more than 30 years, Rydges operates quality city, suburban, and resort-style hotels in key destinations across Australia and New Zealand, with a refreshingly down-to-earth approach. Rydges provides genuine local hospitality with quality essentials alongside its trademark ‘too easy’ service. 

About Rydges Resort Hunter Valley

Surrounded by lush vineyards and scenic beauty, Rydges Resort Hunter Valley offers an unforgettable workplace experience. Complete with a range of amazing facilities including a ferris Wheel, brewery, waterpark, and 18-hole golf course, join the team that keeps it all humming in the heart of wine country.

About the role

This role reports to our Course Superintendent who has over 14 years tenure at our resort.  You will assist with ensuring that the course, practice areas and surrounding areas are maintained and presented to the highest standard for our members and visitors. 

You will also supervise the greenkeeping and gardening staff.

 Under the general direction of the Course Superintendent, key responsibilities will include:

  • In the absence of the Golf Course Superintendent, coordinates maintenance and construction activities to assure continual smooth operation of the golf course. 
  • Assist in the planning and ensure the maintenance of the golf course and hotel surrounds.
  • Assist in establishing budgets and forecast capital expenses.
  • Cut tees, fairways, rough, semi rough and turf areas of the hotel. 
  • Set up the golf course, including changing holes, moving the tee markers, indicating OOB, drop zones and hazards. 

Benefits & perks 

At EVT, we want our people to experience our businesses and be brand and experience advocates. So, we make sure access to amazing ‘Elevate Perks’ are available to all staff from day dot. 

  • Incredible team member discounts from your first day on-the-job.  
  • 50% off stays at EVT hotels – Rydges, QT, Atura, and more.  
  • $2 movie tickets, plus Moonlight, Gold Class, Candy Bar discounts and more.  
  • Awesome winter and summer savings and discounts at Thredbo.  
  • Rapid career growth opportunities through our EVT network.  
  • Local community involvement, volunteering and charitable giving.   
  • Australia and NZ’s largest and most diverse experiences company.   

Skills & experience 

  • Are a great communicator & have a fun personality (the grounds are large enough that you can ‘sing your heart out’ in the hope that no-one is listening!
  • Self-motivated with the ability to lead and motivate others.
  • Willing to work flexible hours including rostered weekends if required.
  • Have a Certificate/Diploma in Turf Management, Irrigation or equivalent and/or extensive relative experience.
  • Have a demonstrated knowledge of turf maintenance and the management of commercial irrigation systems. 

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