Job Posting for Director of Golf and Operations

Petitcodiac Valley Golf and Country Club Term Position  from early June to End of Oct 2017

Salary is $15,000.00 

Deadline for applications is May 18th , 5pm AST 

Email a resume to : or drop off to clubhouse at 86 Golf Course Road Petitcodiac, NB  Attention – Sharon Chase

 Job Description

Director of Golf Operations


This a term position for the balance of the 2017 season. The director of golf operations will work alongside a team of experienced and dedicated employees to ensure the golf experience at Petitcodiac Valley is a satisfying experience whether you are a member, a green fee visitor or a business tournament organizer. Working to oversee the golf retail, the practise facility, coordinating tournaments, adhering to a budget, providing leadership and assisting where needed in the daily operation of our golf course. You will be responsible for maintaining a safe work environment for all fellow employees and guests. The golf operations director will report to the President and the board of Directors.

Core Competencies:

A team oriented individual who strives to create a positive guest experience.

An individual who maintains standards, desires to accomplish tasks and achieve goals.

An active listener who has a positive and responsive personality.

An individual who has love of the game of golf and is inspired to respect and promote our club.

A team leader with knowledge of Golf Canada and Golf NB policies.

Job Duties:

  1. Become familiar with the day to day operations and annual budget of the golf course.
  2. Follow the annual operations plan and work closely with our accounting clerk staff-person.
  3. Purchase supplies and materials within budgetary limitations.
  4. Handle customer communications, both in the clubhouse and issues on the course. (marshall).
  5. Attend executive board meetings (approx. 6). Prepare a report on major activities or issues.
  6. Maintain security of golf course property and buildings.
  7. Maintain public relations activities for the golf course.
  8. Tour the entire golf course at least 2-3 times per week.
  9. Inspect golf carts daily and follow-up with maintenance staff on reported problems with cars.
  10. Follow insurance procedures and all emergency procedures.
  11. Discuss with the board’s liaison member any issues with food quality and beverages.
  12. Lead the coordination of company or fundraising tournament s. Work with accounting staff, kitchen supervisor for catering details and superintendent for scheduled care and maintenance. Be the customer’s one point of contact to quote meals pricing, green fees, cart rentals, starting times available, etc. Maintain a tournament information binder.
  13. Maintain familiarity with the terms of existing leases and contracts.
  14. Market tee signage sponsors, score card advertisers, builders wall donors.
  15. Maintain an adequate inventory of the golf shop merchandise.
  16. Perform an active role in the operation – working in the various areas of the facility to gain familiarity and to be able to assist if required.
  17. Give direction and assign tasks to summer student employee(s).
  18. Provide assistance to the men’s and ladies club-captains for club tournaments. Look after engraving of plaques, trophies.
  19. Assist the Junior program instructor and board member coordinator in ensuring there are adequate volunteers, equipment, supplies. Plan Year -end BBQ for junior program.
  20. Submit tournament results to newspaper , generate positive publicity for the club.
  21. Welcome new members, present club members and guests, where practical. Work to create a welcoming atmosphere and positive experience for members and visitors alike.
  22. Promote the clubs’ services and facilities to potential and present members.
  23. Send out a weekly email communication with news and updates to the membership .
  24. Other duties as assigned.


Drivers License, High School diploma or GED

Computer skills, able to work with email, Word documents and scoring

Retail and or Service experience

Minimum 5 years golf experience

Some mechanical knowledge would be an asset.

Thorough understanding of all golf service, including handicaps.

Able to work in a team environment

Able to deal with people tactfully, diplomatically and professionally at all times

Professional appearance and manners

Highly flexible, with solid skills to work effectively in a varied environment

Ability to work flexible hours

Strong work ethic

Strong attention to detail

Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing










2017 Golf Season Begins

OPEN HOUSE: ⛳ Saturday, April 29 – 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
Come out to the clubhouse to get the 2017 season started. Meet up with your golfing buddies, socialize, have a coffee and …while you’re there, set up your membership.

JOHN LAWSON (PGA of Canada golf Professional) will also be on hand between 12:30 and 3:00 PM. Come out to learn about a beginner and intermediate adult lessons he’ll be offering starting May 9.
He will be having a re-gripping special to make your old club feel new again. Plus.. he will be doing a Junior fitting — to be sure your kids have the length clubs.


(current target to open the course is still May 1, but stay tuned, as we wait for word if the front-9 could open earlier) ️

Pre Authorized Payment Plan

As we near the end of a great season at our Club, we are beginning to focus on the 2017 season. The pre authorized payment plan will be offered once again, as an option to pay for your 2017 membership. Beginning in November of 2016 and ending in April 2017, six monthly payments are processed on either your credit card or your bank account. The added bonus is that you pay 2016 rates for your 2017 membership. You simply provide Sharon Chase with either your credit card number, or a voided cheque. Sharon will be at the Club from 10:00 A.M.until 5:00 P.M. on Saturday. 

In talking with members who took advantage of the pre authorized payment plan last year, in their words ” it is the only way to go”. For those of you that take advantage of the program a draw will be done in the spring, for a golf shirt from our Pro Shop.


2016 Season Coming to An End

The 2016 golf season may be coming to an end but the last few weeks have certainly been busy ones at PVGCC.


The “Wally Harper Tournament” was held on September 12, 2016 with a field of 77 golfers. Guy McKnight of Country Meadows took top honours with a score of 71.

PVGCC’s Laura Wesselius participated in the “Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s International Team Challenge” in Welland Ontario in September.  Laura had rounds of 78 – 80, for a 36 hole total of 158. Laura finished in 9th place, 9 strokes back. 

On September 24th the annual Fall Scramble was held with 120 ladies participating. We had 18 clubs represented as well as 4 public players. Low Gross of the field was won by Vicky Haddad and Jennifer Hyett of Country Medows with a score of 71. PVCGCC’s own Pat Robinson and Lana Manuge took the Low Net of the Field honours with a score of 53.



 The “Rick Middleton Celebrity Golf Classic” in partnership with Burgess Transportation Services, was held at the Club on Saturday, October 1, 2016. The field consisted of 18 teams, who were treated to great conditions, and a beautiful day! The winning foursome with a gross score of minus 11, were Scott Burgess, Braeden Burgess, Andrew Steeves and Wayne Chambers. All participants were treated to a great “Hot Stove” prior to a delicious roast beef dinner.  Rick Middleton really enjoyed being driven around in one of Terry Alwards  “official” Boston Bruin golf carts! 





The “Petitcodiac Valley Golf & Country Club 3 Man Scramble” was held on October 8/16 with 40 Teams, from 13 Clubs participating. Four teams were tied @ 62 – 9 under par, after 18 holes of play. All four teams went to # 7 for the shootout, with no team putting a ball on the green after the first round! On their second attempt the team of Strang, Middleton and Pitman from Sussex/Fundy won the tournament!




12th Annual Golf Draw


Tickets are now available at the Club house, or by calling 372-5044, for the PVGCC Annual Golf Draw.

Only 150 tickets to be sold

Cost : $100 and each ticket includes a Free Green Fee

 First Prize:    $5000.00 (or 35% of ticket sales)

Second Prize:   1 Year Membership PVGCC (or $400)

Third Prize:    Green Fee Package (10 Rounds or $200)

14 Other Prizes ( every 10th name drawn)

1 Green Fee with Each Ticket (Value $35.00)

Draw: October 15, 2016 at Petitcodiac Golf Club

             6:00pm Dinner for Each Ticket Holder

              Additional Dinner Tickets: $15.00 each

All Proceeds to Support Equipment Building Fund


August Tournament News

Wow it is September already, hard to believe. You certainly wouldn’t know it by the great weather we have been having. Let’s hope it sticks around for a while.

Our Men’s Senior Club Championship was held on August 21st with Brent Matheson capturing top honours with a score of 77. It should be noted that earlier in the month  Brent also captured the 2016 Men’s Club Championship. Other winners were:

2nd   Gross       Ken Martin         79                3rd Gross       Shane Wilson  82

1st Net             Curtis Speiran    69                2nd  Net           Ken Hopper    70           3rd Net     Larry Surett       71

2nd Division

Ist Gross         Steve Wilson    84              1st Net            Albert Rogers          64

2nd Gross       Peter Moore      86               2nd Net           Bob Forsythe           68

3rd Gross       Earl Lane            87               3rd Net            Gary Melvin             70


Sunday August 21 also saw the successful conclusion to the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s circuit in the region this season, which ended with the two-day MJT Atlantic Canada Tour Championship / Golf NB Player of the Year Series at Royal Oaks Golf Club in Moncton, NB, August 20 and 21. Junior golfers were vying for six division titles as well as bonus MJT order of merit points and direct exemptions into the MJT Boston Pizza National Championship at The Legacy Golf Resort in Phoenix, AZ, this November.  Our own Laura Wesselius, 17, of Intervale, NB, shot 72, 78 (150) which gave her the runner-up position, in the 15-19 Girls Division. Well done Laura, PVGCC is very proud of you.


The “Right Stop Petitcodiac Mixed” was held August 27, 2016, with a field of 52 player’s. It was another beautiful day at PVGCC, with the course in super shape. The day ended with a delicious roast pork dinner, which received rave reviews from all participants.


Low gross of the field was won by Laura Wesselius & Brent Matheson with a score of 72.0! Do these names sound Familiar??



Low net of the field went to Paddy & Rick MacTavish of Country Meadows, with a score of 53

Other winners were:

 Division 1

 1st Low Gross went to Vicki & Jim Haddad with a score of 73.0 by retrogression

1st Low Net went to Heather Keith & Larry Surrett with a score of 60.5

 Division  2

 1st Low Gross went to Myrna & Ken Martin with a score of 79.0

1st Low Net went to Oretha & Bob Forsythe with a score of 61.0

Closest to the pin honors went to Lana Manuge, Laura Wesselius, Rick Howatt and Ken Martin. Cathy Smith & Maurice Chambers were recognized as being the most honest golfers, with a score of ………


On August 28 the “Ashley Murphy Memorial Tournament” was held at the Club with Barry Colpitts taking top honours with a score of 74. 

Other winners were: 

2nd Gross -  Brent Matheson  75     3rd Gross -  Bruce Goodwin  78        

1st Net -  Ron Barter 66           2nd Net -  Jim MacAdam   68                 3rd Net -  Shane Wilson 70

 2nd Division

 1st Gross -  Larry Surrett 83     2nd Gross -  Mike Sharpe 84      3rd Gross -  Kent Garland 88

 1st Net -  Bob Forsythe 65         2nd Net -  Earl Lane 68               3rd Net -  Gary Melvin 68

Congratulations to all our winners!!