Under the general direction of the Director, Parks & Recreation, responsible managerial work overseeing a variety of administrative, supervisory and procedural functions involving records, multi-skilled workers, operations and maintenance functions pertaining to the City-owned golf course. Facilitates the development of public trust and confidence in the City. Hours of works will vary depending upon the needs of the golf course division.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge of procedures, practices and methods of golf course operations and maintenance.
Knowledge of golf course equipment operation and maintenance.
Knowledge of safe and efficient application of chemicals for golf course maintenance.
Knowledge of the principles of budgeting.
Skills and Ability to:
Ability to supervise, plan and schedule the work of staff
Ability to access, input and retrieve information from a computer
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with staff, contractors, City officials and the general public
Ability to evaluate and train staff
Skill in supervision and direction of a multi-level staff
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, employees and the public
Ability to prepare, maintain and monitor detailed technical and financial records.
Ability to teach both, adult and youth programs
Able to step into any Golf position and perform duties when needed.
Skills in public relations, organization, marketing, fund-raising and time management.
Ability to focus on the positive in every situation.
Ability to model respect for individuals, teams, and the organization.
Ability to stay centered when challenged.
Ability to establish and maintain the trust and confidence of the department and public.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's (B.A. or B.S.) degree in Public Administration or related field from an accredited four-year college or university, or combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or golf course administration. Five (5) years of management experience preferred to include a minimum of two (2) years at a recreational or club facility. A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.
Licenses, Registrations, Certifications: PGA Class "A" status certification desired. Valid Florida Driver's License and maintenance of clean driving record.
Internal Number: 201901044
About City of Port St. Lucie
The City of Port St. Lucie is proud to be a hometown where people live, learn, work and play, and celebrate all of life’s opportunities and dreams.
According to the United States Census Bureau’s 2018 population estimate, Port St. Lucie is the 8th largest city in Florida with over 195,000 residents. Currently, it is the 3rd largest city in South Florida and the 7th largest city in Florida, surpassing Fort Lauderdale’s population of 182,595. It occupies an area of 120 square miles in St. Lucie County on Florida’s east coast, about 50 miles north of West Palm Beach, halfway between Miami and Orlando.
Average temperatures range from 64 degrees in February to 82 degrees in August, making the city and surrounding area a tourist destination and nature lover’s paradise. The attractive environment including the top-rated park system, golf courses, St. Lucie River, and growing arts and performance community stand out as key reasons for the city’s growth in recent years.
Port St. Lucie also attracts a vibrant mix of people because of its low crime rate, diverse housing stock, abundant open space and because of the optimistic vision of the people who live here. According to BizJo...urnals.com, the city has the highest homeownership rate in the nation in 2012 and is the only major market with a homeownership rate above 75 percent. As a growing community, the city offers diverse economic opportunities, clear guidelines for prosperous and sustainable growth, and state-of-the-art infrastructure ready to support development and investment. Additionally, the city government is committed to delivering outstanding public services that enhance the community and the quality of life for people of all ages.
There are traditional suburban neighborhoods, new mixed-use neighborhoods with a variety of housing types in walking distance to retail and dining establishments, and the beginning stages of a downtown that will integrate urban commercial development with outdoor nature trails, waterways and social opportunities.
In other words, there is plenty of room to grow for businesses, for families, and for people seeking the amenities of a big city while enjoying the comforts of a familiar hometown.