The Driving Range Attendant is responsible for providing courteous and professional service to all members and guests of the club while working as a part of the Golf Operations team. The Driving Range Attendant's duties include but are not limited to:
Following opening and closing procedures. (attached)
Ensure appropriate number of hitting areas and movement of such based on turf management guidelines.
Keep range pyramids fully stacked.
Monitoring practice within the designated area.
Collection of balls from the range and perimeter.
Operate range tractor responsibly and safely.
Clean balls from putting green/chipping greens and rake practice bunkers
Provide a supply of clean balls by washing as necessary.
Culling of defective/expired range balls.
Check oil and gas on range cart every day and fill if necessary.
Provide assistance to other areas of golf services staff when the range is quiet or as needed.
Responsible for communicating all relevant issues and information to the designated supervisor.
Be aware of all daily events and activities.
Maintain a clean and safe environment to members and guests at all times.
The Driving Range Attendant cannot make policy decisions or authorize any commitments other than those authorized by the DoG/HP.
Do not make any unnecessary comments over the radio airwaves.
Be ready, willing and able to do whatever task may be asked of you.
Arrive 15 minutes prior to scheduled shift
Check with the golf shop for any special instructions
Get a radio from the golf shop
Ensure workhorse is fuelled and oiled
Bring workhorse to the range with golf balls, stacker and trays
Minimum pyramid set up with a bag stand for each station
Appropriate spacing and direction of stations
Make balls available at the putting green
Club washers properly positioned
Garbage container properly positioned
Supply of tees available
Green buckets available for teaching
Teaching stations set up as necessary
Range signs properly positioned
Replenish ball supply as necessary
Check with golf shop before closing range usually one hour before dark
Do an effective pick of the range and perimeter
Clean pick all target greens and teeing area by hand each night
Clean pick when the cutting schedule requires
Pick up all trays and balls at stations
Pick up all loose tees and garbage and take garbage to dumpsters
Empty water from club washers and clean if necessary
Return all equipment and signs as necessary to the range shed and store in an organized manner
Ensure range shed is clean
Clear all balls from practice bunker and green
Clean all balls and ball washer
Sort balls as required for replacement
Clean workhorse and store properly
Leave all equipment and balls prepared for next day opening
Check with golf shop for any further instructions
Return radio to charger
The range will be cut once a week at a standard time coordinated with the turf department. It is essential that all balls be removed from the range the evening before which requires the range to close earlier than usual.
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