Student Assistant - Golf Range/Carts

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Student Assistant - Golf Range/Carts


Auxiliary University Golf Course

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

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Athens Area

EOO Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.


Carts/range employees should always make sure clean golf carts are readily available for all customers, which includes staging them neatly and fully stocked with a scorecard, pencil, and full sand bottles. Employees should always greet customers with a smile, ask them if they can be of any assistance, and direct customers to wherever they need to go. Employees should also always offer assistance in getting customers’ golf bags and securing them on a golf cart, if needed. Furthermore, employees should use the driving range picker to collect golf balls off the range throughout their shift so that customers always have the ability to buy range balls. Employees should tend to the cleanliness of the driving range as well, picking up loose baskets and trash, as well as clearing the chipping green of excess golf balls. The cart barn and the driving range building should both be locked and secured before employees leave at the end of each day. Finally, whenever an employee is operating a cash register, they must follow the appropriate policies and procedures laid out in their Employee Manual.

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Student Assistant (NE)



Position Summary:

The role of the carts/range staff is to make sure clean golf carts are readily available to customers at all times, that customers always have plenty of golf balls to hit at the range, and that both the cart barn and driving range building are properly secured at the end of each day. In the event that a carts/range employee is asked to work a cash register, they are expected to do so within the established policies and procedures.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position:

Previous golf course or comparable experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies :

Ability to understand and follow specific oral and written instructions. Willing to perform manual labor for extended periods, often under
adverse weather conditions.

Physical Demands:

Willing to work in adverse weather conditions.

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Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 4/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time