Seasonal Assistant Golf Professional

Application Deadline: Friday, June 30, 2023, 4:30pm Central Time. Expired!

Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position.

Job Title: Seasonal Assistant Golf Professional

Closing Date/Time: Friday, 6/30/2023, 4:30 pm

Salary: $16.50 to $17.00 per hour

Job Type: Part-time

Location: Eldridge, Iowa

Job Summary

Under general supervision, the Seasonal Assistant Golf Professional assists with the managing Glynns Creek public golf course by promoting maximum play within established policies and procedures.

Job Responsibilities

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Assists in overseeing all golf play to ensure efficient course utilization; oversees the reservation system; monitors collection of all greens and cart fees; trains staff on the computer and cash handling procedures.

Assists in overseeing operational procedures to ensure starting times are effectively scheduled, monitoring opening and closing procedures for compliance with established procedures, enforcement of course rules and handling conflict and complaints regarding the operations of the course.

Assists in maintaining pro shop operations; provides quality public service including suggestions to golfers regarding accessories and/or equipment; monitors fiscal reporting including money handling; prices merchandise; receives and displays stock effectively; exhibits effective sales techniques and professional conduct while at the course.

Performs supervisory duties within area of responsibility; makes daily work assignments; provides training; recommends disciplinary action; participates in seasonal part-time hiring decisions; gives effective feedback on performance; authorizes leave time.

Assists in monitoring cart area and working with starters and rangers to ensure effective and efficient operation of high service professional golf course; assists in overseeing food service operations including checking orders and inventory of food and other supplies.

Works with Golf Course Superintendent to ensure smooth golf course operations and minimum disruption to golfers; discusses condition of course with golfers and interprets USGA and other golf rules.

Provides positive public relations for the course to golfers, community groups and the media; assists in marketing, record keeping, collection of fees, and reservations for leagues.

Provides accurate score keeping for tournaments, and assists in staffing, set-up, operation, and clean-up of special events.

Assists in overseeing driving range operations including but not limited to monitoring system for accuracy and efficiency in dispensing adequate supply of balls in respectable condition, monitors collection and return of balls.

Assists in providing and/or arranges amenities for golfers including marketing, conducting and evaluating lessons; providing club repair; assisting with club rentals; and posting, monitoring and registering handicaps.

Demonstrates the ability to exemplify, by his/her actions, the County PRIDE philosophy.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Standards for Initial Consideration

Education, Training, and Experience Guidelines:
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or enrollment in PGA Professional Golf Management Program; AND two (2) years of progressively responsible golf course experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Knowledge of:
Applicable local, State, and Federal laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances.

Work safety policies, procedures, and practices.

Supervisory principles and practices.

Golf rules, equipment, and etiquette.

Food and beverage operations, health codes and services.

Customer service practices.

Skill in:
Providing appropriate recommendations for golf equipment based on individual client needs.

Managing retail inventories.

Providing clear instruction and direction related to golf games.

Preparing clear and concise reports.

Operating and maintaining golf carts.

Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships.

Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

Supplemental Information

License and Certification Requirements

Physical Demands and Working Environment:
Work is performed throughout County golf courses and facilities and requires exposure to various weather conditions, potentially dangerous tools, equipment, and machinery, and hazardous chemicals.
May be exposed to various weather conditions on the golf course.
May be required to 50 pounds and independently operate all equipment in pro shop, food service area, and cart area.


This position is not benefit eligible.