Job Opportunities

BC Golf courses and industry associations are often looking for interested, reliable people to help them throughout their season and from time to time will post openings on this page. Check back  to see what is available.

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British Columbia Golf is the Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) recognized by Government and Golf Canada as the organization responsible for golf within British Columbia. The organization is a non-profit, operating with a volunteer board. Incorporated in 1922, British Columbia Golf has roots extending back to 1893.

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CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN THE GOLF INDUSTRY

 

OPPORTUNITY: 

Title: Manager, First Tee, British Columbia 

Reports to: Senior Manager, Grow the Game, Golf Canada 

Location: First Tee - British Columbia (BCGA Office), Vancouver, BC 

Status: Full Time 

Ideal Start Date: February 1st, 2021 

OVERVIEW: 

Golf Canada and the First Tee have announced a partnership to launch First Tee – Canada. First Tee – British Columbia will launch in 2021 with additional chapters opening across Canada in 2022 and beyond. The chapter will be housed in the Delta office of British Columbia Golf who will provide support services as required. 

The Manager, First Tee, British Columbia will report directly to the Senior Manager, Grow the Game at Golf Canada and will be responsible for strategic planning, promotion and key stakeholder communication in accordance with procedures established by First Tee. Additional responsibilities include fiscal management, policy implementation and safe delivery of programming. 

This opportunity will appeal to an individual who is a high achiever and looking to get into a ground floor opportunity to create, nurture and grow a significant brand in Canadian golf. 

PRIMARY DUTIES: 

Program Management  - 40% 

  • Negotiate program / delivery agreements, contracts and commitments with golf facilities, community organizations and school districts within British Columbia 
  • Manage the development of appropriate instructional programs and training materials 
  • Develop, implement, and update First Tee – British Columbia program policies and procedures 
  • Report program metrics, operations data, and pertinent program data to Golf Canada and First Tee – British Columbia Ambassador Committee 
  • Develop a volunteer management system to ensure sufficient adult mentors and quality programming, including recruitment, training, recognition, and retention plan 
  • Develop written roles and responsibilities for volunteer positions 
  • Assist the First Tee – British Columbia fundraising lead with philanthropic endeavours including individual donors, events and general outreach 

Marketing/Communications  - 25% 

  • Supervise all work related to public relations, internal communication, and publications 
  • Assist in the creation of promotional brochures to increase awareness of the programs and facility 
  • Develop and oversee all communication activities and policies 
  • Establish and develop media relations 
  • Convey the Chapter’s brand image to the public 
  • Coordinate communication activities for openings, special events, newsletter, printed materials, and the website 
  • Manage the First Tee – British Columbia program website 
  • Implement public education and outreach activities, including public presentations, advocacy, training, and testimony 

Development/Network Outreach  - 25% 

  • Develop partnerships with schools for the First Tee National School Program (NSP) 
  • Develop partnerships with community programs and transition opportunities for outreach 
  • Identify and recruit strategic program affiliate sites within Chapter service area 
  • Create and maintain relationships with program affiliate partners 
  • Network with other First Tee of Canada Chapter colleagues and exchange best practice ideas 

Administration/Board Interaction  - 10% 

  • Assist First Tee – Canada in developing and adhering to the Program & Operating budget 
  • Manage First Tee – British Columbia budget including monitoring all receipts and disbursements 
  • Share in the development of the Business Plan and oversee its implementation 
  • Participate in Ambassador Committee meetings 
  • Develop work plans for the Board and major committees 
  • Develop, review and implement effective personnel policies and procedures 

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & ABILITIES: 

  • University/College degree or equivalent in sport management, business, or related field. 
  • Experience as PGA of Canada or LPGA teaching professional is considered an asset 
  • Demonstrate exceptional communication, fiscal management, and managerial skills 
  • Experience in identifying and managing program staff and volunteers 
  • Knowledge and experience in program evaluation and development 
  • Able to work with youth and a passion for youth development 
  • Able to travel to attend training and networking meetings 
  • Golf knowledge 

APPLICATION DETAILS: 

Golf Canada - Human Resources 

1333 Dorval Drive, Suite 1 

Oakville, ON L6M 4X7 

Email: resumes@golfcanada.ca 

Visit: www.golfcanada.ca 

One (1) position available. Golf Canada will interview up to ten (10) candidates. Forward cover letter and resume, by e-mail or mail only, NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE to the above contact by 11:59pm, January 10, 2021. Golf Canada thanks all applicants but will contact only those who will be invited for an interview. 

Golf Canada’s regular hours of work are 40 hours per week, namely Monday to Friday, 8 hours a day and 5 days a week including a one-hour lunch. However, the demands of your position may require your hours of work to vary to meet the objectives of your employment. Due to the nature of this position, there may also be some travel required and the need to work some weekends. 

Golf Canada is committed to providing a safe environment for all, especially children. All applicants will be thoroughly screened using background checks and a review process. 

Golf Canada’s core values are “Fun, Excellence, Inclusion, Respect, Accountability” and while these are included in each employee’s offer of employment and annual employment letters, these core values are also an integral part of the Golf Canada’s recruitment, hiring and annual review process. 

Golf Canada is dedicated to employment equity and fostering diversity within the workplace in order to build an inclusive workforce where all employees have the opportunity to reach their potential. 

Golf Canada is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at 905-849-9700.

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Creston Golf Club - Career Opportunity

The Director of Golf / Head Golf Professional is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations and services of the golf course, including but not limited to: the golf shop, tournaments, practice facilities, suggestions for the condition and play of the course and the cart fleet.

He/she is instrumental in developing and implementing marketing strategies, golf events and golf and junior golf programs designed to improve the Club’s products and services as well as its competitive position in the marketplace. The desired candidate will work closely with the Board of Directors to implement applicable club policies including but not limited to: operating, human resources, and safety policies/procedures pertaining to golf shop and outside services program activities.

He/she will be responsible for ensuring that all guests receive outstanding customer service, which meets or exceeds their expectations and ideally, be able to assist with community and other responsibilities related to the Golf Club. The successful candidate will also be accountable for achieving budgeted financial goals relative to the operations for which he/she is responsible.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement applicable club operating, human resources, and safety policies and procedures pertaining to the golf shop and outside services groups
  • Plan and schedule work duties (overtime hours kept to a minimum) of department personnel. Monitor their day-to-day performance to ensure customer service standards and productivity goals are achieved. Has full authority for golf shop personnel actions
  • Oversee daily operating activities including opening, closing and securing the golf shop and storage buildings; managing daily cash flow to ensure cash/credit card charges balance with sales receipts; monitoring staff interaction with guests to ensure proper customer service; maintaining clean, presentable and fully stocked merchandise displays; ensuring that the golf shop, storage areas and cart shed are maintained to applicable appearance standards
  • Assist in the preparation and implementation of operating and capital budgets. Provide assistance with financial forecasts and analyzing budget variances
  • Be fully knowledgeable of golf shop merchandise, participate in selling merchandise and/or provide suggestions to patrons as appropriate to meet their needs
  • Track types and quantity of golf rounds played. Monitor customer preferences, usage patterns, and satisfaction with club products and services. Assess the quality of internal and/or external customer service and speed of play. Recommend plans for continued improvement
  • Interact with guests in a congenial and professional manner. Maintain pleasant and professional telephone manner at all times. Schedule tee times and handle customer inquiries and/or complaints in accordance with operating policies and procedures. Ensure all phone calls are handled before the third ring
  • Plan and conduct individual and group lesson programs and golf clinics. (local school practice schedules during golf season)
  • Develop and coordinate marketing programs to promote the facilities services to potential customers, oversee all golf events and daily play
  • Ensure the golf shop is organized and efficient, maintaining a direct line of communication with the restaurant manager for all food and beverage activities involving the golf shop
  • Communicate information to superintendent regarding course conditions from pro shop staff, members and guests, including damage to club carts and other aspects relating to course maintenance
  • Ensure ancillary services including, but not limited to, the handicapping system and driving range facilities are efficiently organized and maintained
  • Represent the club in meetings and/or presentations with various clients, municipalities, and other outside agencies. Participate in due-diligence site visits and provide market analysis for various projects, when requested
  • Manage employment activities for applicable staff members, including but not limited to, personnel recruitment and selection, performance evaluations, training, compensation, discipline and termination, etc.
  • Assure the efficient and timely submission of all required operational, financial, budgetary reports
  • Maintain knowledge of current and projected industry developments through continuous attention to golf industry periodicals and participation in relevant trade associations and organizations
  • Perform additional duties as discussed with the Board of Directors

Qualifications:

  • Education in Business Management (BCom) or equivalent experience preferred
  • LPGA/PGA Class A credentials
  • Minimum 5 years management experience
  • Demonstrated experience and capability in the areas of fiscal management and staff management. Retailing, marketing, and/or sales and customer service, guest relations experience preferred (food and beverage management a plus)
  • Proficiency with computer software (Golf Now G1 Point of Sales system and Golf Canada Handicap system) including word processing and spreadsheets
  • Demonstrated quality written, verbal, interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems; efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required including nights/weekends
  • Positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations
  • Certified in first-aid and CPR a plus

Supervises:

Golf staff, outside services, starters, rangers, other areas as needed.

Please send cover letter and resumes by email to:

office@crestongolfclub.com

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Employment Opportunities At Nico Wynd GC

We're always looking for fun-loving, outgoing people to give our golfers the experience they deserve. If you'd like to lend us your smile and extraordinary service skills, please feel free to email or drop off your resume! We have the following positions open:

Server/Front Counter

Duties are but not limited to answering phones, booking tee times, checking in golfers, taking food orders, delivering food, keeping inside and outside areas clean.

Must have:

  • Serving It Right Certificate
  • Food Safe Level 1 Certificate

Please call 604-535-9511 or email manager@nicowynd.bc.ca for more information.

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Other Job Opportunity Resources:

National Golf Course Owners career centre