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Head Golf Professional - Bonneville Golf Course

Overview

Reports to Golf Director. Manages 9 to 18-hole golf course play, practice range and pro shop operations for a Salt Lake City Corporation municipal golf course with an annual revenue expectation of between one and two million dollars. Promotes an exceptional public golf experience and provides excellent golf services and programs to all patrons. 

This position requires working non-conventional hours as needed during peak golf season.

Responsibilities

  • Manages the day-to-day operation of a municipal golf course pro shop including reserving and scheduling course play; receiving and accounting for revenues; renting motorized carts, golf clubs and pull carts; selling golf equipment, accessories and clothing; and, coordinating activities on the driving range and practice areas.
  • Responsible for revenues and controlling expenses associated with staffing, materials and supplies for clubhouse and pro shop operations, retail merchandising, player development programs, practice range activities, and cart fleet maintenance. Ensures that operation and premises of food concessionaires meet health and cleanliness standards and that hours of business are consistent with public need.
  • Orders and stocks inventory; maintains and oversees the selling of golf equipment and supplies including such items as golf clubs, bags, tees, balls, clothing, etc. Operates, manages and supervises pro shop, preserves order in and around pro shop and premises, and keeps shop open for reasonable hours of business consistent with public need.
  • Supervises rental of all equipment including motorized golf carts, rental clubs, pull carts and range balls to the public.
  • Develops and oversees men’s and women’s golf associations and supports City-operated junior golf programs; provides instruction and organizes play. Cooperates with Utah Golf Association in establishing handicaps for interested players.
  • Assists Golf Director to determine facility usage and revenue goals and projections for all golf programs and services.
  • Oversees security of the entire clubhouse.
  • Responsible for maintenance and cleanliness of the pro shop, restrooms, food concession, basements, office and storage areas. Keeps all dispensers full of towels, toilet paper and soap.
  • Assures golf carts are kept clean and fueled, tires are in good condition and at proper pressure, and that carts are mechanically sound and safe to operate. Keeps accurate daily records of each golf cart rental fee received and mileage traveled by each cart on report forms provided by the City.  Electric powered carts must have the water level in the batteries checked and batteries cleaned weekly.
  • Responsible for preventive maintenance of range vehicles such as engine oil and water levels, battery condition and greasing of all fittings. Also responsible for filling ball machine or ball bin; picking up balls, baskets and operations connected with practice range.  Keeps ball equipment and pick-up equipment clean and operational; keeps driving range and practice area clean and free of litter.
  • Hires, trains and supervises a full time assistant, hourly and seasonal pro shop, cart, and driving range staff.
  • Hires, trains and supervises golf marshals in monitoring the course to regulate pace of play and the conduct of players to maximize customer satisfaction, prevent injury and avoid unnecessary damage to the course.
  • Coordinates with the Course Superintendent in monitoring, maintaining and managing facility conditions.
  • Suggests to the City possible improvements in services and facilities.

 

Qualifications

  • Two years post-high-school study in Recreation Management or related area, five years’ experience in a managerial or supervisory position over golf course and pro shop operations. Education and experience may be substituted one for the other on a year-for-year basis.
  • Certified as a Class A member in good standing of the PGA or LPGA.
  • Outstanding communications and public relations skills. Ability to keep accurate records and maintain proper accounting of fees, purchases and other activities. Ability to be bonded.
  • Experience with golf shop computerized point-of-sale and tee time reservation systems and software.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license or driving privilege card.

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Questions? Email golf@slcgov.com for more information.