The Golf Course Manager is an administrative position responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Mt. Lebanon Municipal Golf Course. Work includes planning, publicizing, staffing, scheduling and supervising all services and facilities related to golf. Work is performed with considerable independent judgement under the general supervision of the Director of Recreation. Year-round full time position requiring the ability to work a flexible schedule that includes weekends and evenings as necessary.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Recruits, selects, trains, schedules and supervises full and part-time employees and evaluates their performance.
Manages the golf course management software system and provides financial and statistical reports.
Manages Pro Shop and is responsible for inventory controls.
Recommends to the Recreation Director general policies and practices related to the daily operation of the course and develops five-year strategic plans for course and clubhouse improvements.
Develops annual written marketing and capital improvement plans.
Prepares fee schedule and annual golf course budget.
Plans and implements advertising, public appearances, and special event programs to stimulate interest in and use of the golf facilities.
Works directly with numerous user groups and leagues to maximize use, manage schedules and collect user fees.
Prepares requests for proposals and license agreements. Oversees vendor operations, including vendor renewal activities.
Develops and supervises golf programs and activities.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
Assists with recreation department activities and special events as needed.
Performs all other work assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Strong supervisory, management, organizational and communication skills.
Demonstrated customer service orientation.
Clear understanding of the game of golf.
Knowledge of golf course equipment and maintenance.
Knowledge of merchandising and accounting functions.
Clear understanding of personnel management.
Knowledge of common computer programs and office machines, including Microsoft 365 and golf course management software (Pro Shop Keeper).
Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, recreation, marketing or related field; or equivalent education, certification and/or experience.
Minimum of three years’ experience in the golf industry with emphasis placed on facilities management, course maintenance and design, retail management and human resource management.
The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, bend, stoop; use hands to handle, or feel equipment and supplies. The employee is required to sit at times at a desk and operate office equipment. The employee will need to be able to sit or stand for long periods of time. The employee must regularly lift tables, chairs, tents or other objects and move up to 50 pounds and work in various weather conditions. Requires normal range of hearing, eyesight and verbal communications to supervise, record, prepare and communicate appropriate activities.
About Mt. Lebanon Municipality
Mt. Lebanon Golf Course is nine hole public course located south of Pittsburgh and features 3,074 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 35. The course rating is 33.9 and it has a slope rating of 112 on Bent grass. Mount Lebanon golf course opened in 1907.