Grounds/Greens Superintendent

Hiring Organization: Mission Point Resort
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: Mackinac Island, MI
Application Deadline: January 1, 2015

About us

Spectacular resort hotel on Mackinac Island seeks an exceptionally talented Grounds/Greens Superintendent to oversee teh care and mainenance of its magnificent grounds sprawling over 18 acres of land.  Mission Pointe ( is the only full service casual resort on the Island and is an extreemely popular vacation of tools and equipment, this is a hands-on working management role. 
Responsibilities will encompass:
The care of the lawns, shrubs, and trees, including cutting, fertilizing, and pruning; the planting, weeding and general care of the flowers-- pots and beds; maintenance & care of an Executive Putting Course which includes 18 full sized bent grass greens & 3 ponds; operation & maintenance of the irrigation system; spring annual plantings; tree & shrub removal as needed. Small landscaping projects will also be involved. 


A Bachelor’s degree in horticulture is highly desirable. The ideal candidate is a creative landscaping expert with previous employment as a Manager overseeing the grounds and respective staff, of a very large, luxurious facility with a campus like setting. In addition, the Manager will have outstanding management skills, training and team building expertise and excellent budget and payroll management experience. 


In addition to a terrific compensation and benefit package, this individual is offered housing on the property. The Grounds/Greens Superintendent will work ten months/year with January and February off duty; however, housing is available year round and meals are provided during the season. Families can be accommodated. 


Harper Associates is handling this exclusive search. All inquiries should be directed to Harper Associates. Any correspondence sent to Mission Point will be re-directed to Harper Associates.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to

Cindy Krainen

Vice President

Harper Associates

31000 Northwestern Highway, Suite 240 Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Ph: 248-932-3662 Fax: 248-932-1214