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Golf Starter/Ranger

Job Description

  • Greets guests as they arrive at the first tee, reviews receipts to ensure that guests have registered at the clubhouse and obtains signed liability forms.
  • Advises guests of course conditions, pin locations, comfort stations, water coolers and on-course shelters.
  • Informs guests of course etiquette rules such as repairing divots, raking sand traps, repairing ball marks and the proper operation of golf carts.
  • Records start times and monitors play on the course to ensure that guests are playing at an acceptable pace.
  • Politely and tactfully asks guests to speed up play if they are behind an acceptable pace.
  • Sets up on-course signage and games as needed.
  • Completes a daily course conditions report identifying such things as standing water, downed trees, tee boxes with excessive divots or anything that appears out of place.
  • Completes a course closing checklist at night ensuring that gates are closed and locked, receipts are filed, etc.
  • Informs the Lead Starter/Ranger of any matters that need immediate attention.
  • Drives guests’ vehicles to and from the assigned parking area in an efficient, safe manner when required. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Excellent guest service skills.
  • Some knowledge of golf is preferred.
  • Ability to keep accurate records.
  • Ability to work well, and communicate effectively, within a team environment.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays and a variety of shifts.
  • A valid New York State driver’s license.


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions


  • Must have acute speech and hearing for frequent interaction with players/guests.
  • Must have visual acuity for operation of golf carts and occasional operation of motor vehicles.
  • Must be able to frequently stand, walk or sit for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to work outdoors under conditions ranging from extreme hot to extreme cold.
  • This position requires medium physical work including the ability to occasionally exert up to 50 pounds of force in order to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects in the performance of duties.
  • This position requires the following physical activities: crouching, stooping, reaching, fingering, grasping and feeling.


Employment with Oneida Nation Enterprises, LLC is contingent on passing a mandatory hair-sample drug test and a background investigation. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified American Indians are encouraged to apply.