CAREERS

 

 

GENERAL MANAGER - AKARANA GOLF CLUB

Akarana Golf Club is located 15 minutes from down town Auckland. Known as the friendly Club, Akarana offers members a warm and inviting golfing experience.

We are seeking a passionate, driven and commercially focused General Manager to lead our Club and ensure it continues to grow, building a successful, sustainable future. With oversight of all Club activities, the General Manager will play a key role in the Club’s success with a focus on effective revenue management, driving membership satisfaction and the promotion of the Club through quality golf events and functions. The General Manager will also continue to grow Akarana’s strong junior golf programme, in partnership with our Club Professional.

Key attributes for the role will be strong operational and financial management skills, along with effective communication and promotional skills. Critical for success will be a demonstrated ability to build trust and interact with members and stakeholders along with the wider Auckland golfing community. In addition, you will be an experienced manager of people, having previously built successful motivated teams that consistently deliver high performance.

For more information and a copy of the full job description please contact us at chairman@akaranagolf.co.nz

If you believe you have what it takes, enjoy working with people and have a love of golf, please email your application, including a cover letter and CV to chairman@akaranagolf.co.nz

Applications close 28th November 2018

 
 
Course Superintendent -Wanaka Golf Club

Wanaka Golf Club is located right above the township, overlooking Lake Wanaka and is regarded as one of the guaranteed scenic golfing experiences you will see in New Zealand, if not the world.

Wanaka is located in the Central Otago region of New Zealand with a population of 8000 with additional tourist numbers 8000 – 32,000 depending on the season. The Golf Club is a success story with a membership of over 1000 and over 40,000 rounds are played per year. The Wanaka Golf Club is also a part of the strong contingent of golf clubs within Central Otago that showcases this region as a true Golfing destination.

The Wanaka Golf Club fairways provide consistent cover, while the bent/poa grass greens can be seen challenging, but they still provide a true and reliable putting surface. The course is maintained in excellent condition to ensure that members and visitors fully appreciate and enjoy the challenging course and scenic layout.

The club is looking for a suitably qualified Course Superintendent with:

  • A minimum level 4 Sports Turf management qualification and a current Approved Handlers Certificate.
  • Ability to Select, train and manage 2-3 staff, including the training of apprentices. Manage volunteers
  • computerised irrigation system skills (we run Rainbird)
  • Skills to maintain machinery (we have a fleet of John Deere)
  • Able to play and understand the game of golf.
  • Ability to submit reports, budgets and working plans

You will be Responsible for daily set up and maintenance of the course and surrounds. You will report directly to the club’s Chairperson on the Board, and work with the club’s Administration Manager.

The role is 43 hours per week, plus weekend shifts.

If you are looking for a career challenge and can provide leadership to a small team, please forward your application and resume, in strict confidence, to Kim Badger: manager@wanakagolf.co.nz
Ph: 0276644648

Applications close 17th August 2018

 
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Vision

For our trained caddies to be of benefit and an asset to the golf industry. 

Mission

To produce and develop high performance caddies with the opportunities to be involved within this vocational pathway.

Specific Goals

-To develop our trainees to an internationally recognised standard.
-To work closely and directly with each individual trainee to map out and develop their personal goals and  ambitions for future pathways.
-To offer our qualified caddies and trainee's services to the wide range of opportunities both nationally and  internationally.
-To open up further career pathways and opportunities within our caddy networks for our qualified trainees.
-To establish streamlined and on-going performance indicators and review systems to measure the  achievement of these visions and goals.


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