Seasonal Golf Course Ranger / Play Starter

Application Deadline: Friday, July 5, 2024, 2:30pm Central Time. Expired!

Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position.

Job Title: Seasonal Golf Course Ranger / Play Starter

Closing Date/Time: Wednesday, 7/31/2024, 4:30 pm

Salary: $12.00 to $14.00 per hour

Job Type: Part-time

Location: Eldridge, Iowa

Job Summary

Under general supervision, the Seasonal Golf Course Ranger / Play Starter is responsible for orderly flow of play in accordance with reservations, and course policies.

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:

Monitors course to ensure the orderly flow of golf play by locating groups; makes substitutions as necessary in the rotation.

Monitors reservation system by accurately recording on starter sheets information on all players including number in group, actual starting times, number of carts in group, and finishing time at the ninth and eighteen holes.

Monitors driving range area by assuring customers are safety conscious, and all course supplies are returned in an appropriate manner and time.

Ensures consistent adherence to course policies on number of players per cart; monitors unauthorized food or beverages; corrects the use of cart paths; monitors adherence to dress code; verifies all players have registered at the pro shop before beginning to play.

Explains rules and regulations of course to the public including but not limited to violations of five-minute rule, dress code, and food and beverage policy; assists with any GPS functions or malfunctions for the customer.

Communicates to pro shop any changes or deviations from course policies and procedures.

Communicates with supervisor information regarding groups that may need extra attention and/or supervision.

Monitors supplies at starter station including score cards and pencils.

Collects and disposes of trash and other debris on course.

Carries and supplies first aid kit, scorecards, and pencils and offers assistance with same to general golfing public.

Enters appropriate information into computer as required.

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:
High school diploma or GED equivalent; AND some previous experience enforcing policy compliance; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

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

Golf rules, equipment, and etiquette.

Work safety policies, procedures, and practices.

Customer service principles, practices, and etiquette.

Skill in:
Interpreting and explaining policies and procedures.

Tactfully and professionally enforcing golf course policies.

Operating a golf cart safely.

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 outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.


This position is not benefit eligible.