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Assistant Golf Professional

Leander, TX


Performs mid-level work assisting with pro shop operations, tournament schedules, customer service, scheduling tee times, promoting and marketing, merchandising, and providing lessons and camps for the public. This position uses moderately complex skills and requires golf experience. This position works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. 

Essential Duties & Required Qualifications

  • Assist in daily operations in the Pro Shop, including the sale of merchandise, collection of green fees, cart rentals, ball rentals. 
  • Operate computerized cash collection system, close out cash drawer on daily basis, balance cash, record deposits.
  • Assist golf cart attendants as needed, check golf carts daily as to acceptable operation and cleanliness, clean carts when necessary.
  • Assist with tournament organization and administration.
  • Schedule tee times and assists with the flow of course activities.
  • Perform marshaling duties when needed.
  • Operate tractor to mechanically retrieve golf balls on driving range, as needed.
  • Maintain neatness and cleanliness of Pro Shop and surrounding areas, including taking out trash, vacuuming, cleaning restrooms, unpacking and arranging inventory.
  • Open and close Club House according to policy and procedure.
  • Provide individual instruction, lessons, camps, and instruct junior golf programs.
  • Promote golf among the community.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

  • Associate's degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school with emphasis on Professional Golf Management.
  • Or, is a current participant in the PGA associated program, level one or higher. 
  • Minimum of one-year related experience.


Required Certificate and Licenses

  • Valid Driver’s License. (Approximately 25% driving time in a company vehicle.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Texas Driver’s License or ability to obtain a Texas driver’s license within 90 days per state law.  
  • Current participant in the PGA associated program, level one or higher.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • The assistant golf professional must be a talented player with good communication and leadership skills. 
  • Ability to communicate and teach the game of golf to a variety of students and expertise in club fitting. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to follow detailed verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to communicate with other employees and the general public in a courteous and diplomatic manner.
  • Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.
  • Ability to work hours other than the regular daytime schedule such as shift work, on call, or emergency response situations.
  • Skill in operating assigned equipment, tools and vehicles safely.
  • Knowledge of Methods and techniques of scheduling work assignments; methods and techniques for record keeping and report preparation and writing with proper punctuation, spelling and grammar.
  • Ability to plan strategically.
  • Ability to plan and schedule operations.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with City employees, the public, elected officials, and boards and commissions.


Equipment, Machines, Tools and Work Aids 

Use of computer, cash registers, golf carts, small lawn equipment, battery charger. 

Physical Demands & Additional Information

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle and feel items; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crawl; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to lift or move 25 lbs. with regularity. 


Working Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

Job offer and continuation of employment with the City of Leander is contingent upon:

  • Proof of education, certification(s) and experience as listed on the employment application based on the job posting requirements.
  • Satisfactory results from a pre-employment criminal history background and driving record check.
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship. *
  • Compliance with the Selective Service Registration for male US citizens and immigrants, who are ages 18-25.


*The City of Leander participates in E-Verify! Information from each new employee’s Form I-9 will be provided to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to confirm work authorization. 


The City of Leander is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information in employment. 


Applicants should communicate requests for disability-related accommodations during the application process to our Human Resources Department at [email protected] or 512-528-2708. Deaf and hard of hearing applicants may contact our office via Relay Texas at 7-1-1 or 1-800-735- 2989 (TTY/TDD).

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