Starters/Rangers/Players' Assistants

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Work type: Staff
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Staff, Part-Time

Position Title: Starters/Rangers/Players' Assistants  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

51400 - Golf Course Operations

Advertised Salary: 10.33/hr  
FLSA: Non-Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: Less than 9 month  
At Will/Just Cause: At Will  
Summary of Position: The starter/players' assistant has one of the most important positions in the golf operation. They are the golf course steward who starts, directs the flow of traffic, enforces the club rules and regulations, instructs the players in the code of etiquette, oversees the golf course grounds and assists the players with any on course problems. This is a seasonal position.  
Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: High School Diploma or GED Equivalency.  
Required Work Experience: Prior golf knowledge.  
Required Licenses and Certifications: Must have a valid drivers license.  
Physical Demands:
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Past customer service experience preferred, but not required. Event management experience a plus.  
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Greet customers, arrange for carts, ensure guests tee off on the proper tee/course at the proper
time, assist in maintaining order onto the course and communicate status to ranger and golf

Create, maintain, ensure accuracy, and submit records of player activity and receive receipts
from customers.

Oversee and maintain starter area, ensuring proper set up and cleanliness of areas.

Maintain continual communication with golf shop regarding status of play, any factors affecting
the smooth operation of play, and to receive directives regarding areas that may need attention.

Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.

Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities: Perform other duties as assigned.  
Skills and Abilities: Must be able to be demonstrative and pleasant at the same time to engage positively with clients but also ensure rules are enforced.

Ability to drive a golf cart safely.

Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants:    
Initial Application Review Date:
May 20, 2024  
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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