Major Job Opportunity With British Columbia Golf

British Columbia Golf Employment Opportunity

British Columbia Golf is the Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) recognized by Government and Golf Canada as the organization responsible for golf within British Columbia. The organization is a non-profit, operating with a volunteer board. Incorporated in 1922, British Columbia Golf has roots extending back to 1893.

Position:                     Manager Field Operations / Tournament Director (full-time)

Available:                   March 2019

Department:              Rules and Competitions

Position Summary: British Columbia Golf is seeking candidates for the position of Manager Field Operations / Tournament Director

The primary function of the Rules and Competion department is to organize and conduct all British Columbia Golf Amateur Championships.

The Manager Field Operations / Tournament Director supports this function through the negotiation, setup and delivery of each event. This individual also acts as a resource available to golfers and member facilities providing interpretations and answers related to the rules of golf and rules of handicapping.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build and update tournaments using the BlueGolf Management System
  • Coordinate with host clubs to confirm all relevant details pertaining to each tournament, including pre-event meetings and communications with club staff and key volunteer officials
  • Build Duty Roster of tournament officials
  • Secure accommodation for tournament officials
  • Set up player accommodation options
  • Create and distribute tournament pairings, Memorandum to Players and other essential information to players, host club staff, tournament officials and other volunteers
  • Preparation of all tournament related documents
  • Purchase materials, supplies, prizing for each provincial championship
  • Secure appropriate venues for future championships
  • Equipment organization, upkeep and purchasing
  • Attend each championship, with duties to include:
    • Course setup, course marking, notice to players, and volunteer assignments
    • Prepare tournament related materials for players and volunteers
    • Oversee the storage, transport, setup and maintenance of tournament supplies
    • Provide support in starting, scoring, pace of play and the Rules
    • Serve as Tournament Director responsible for conducting the championship

Other Duties include

  • Scheduling and conducting Rules of Golf workshops and seminars
  • Scheduling and conducting Rules of Handicapping workshops and seminars
  • Provide support to clubs and membership with Rules of Golf and Rules of Handicapping related questions
  • Update and maintain Provincial Order of Merit standings
  • Updating of club operation manuals as required
  • Such other duties as may be assigned


  • Highly organized, disciplined and dependable
  • Ability to work with no supervision
  • Experience in golf tournament administration
  • Experience in administering the Rules of Golf. Must within a reasonable time period attain and then maintain Golf Canada Level 3 (National) Rules certification
  • Must be personable and able to work with players, volunteers and club staff
  • Excellent communicator (written, verbal, telephone) with strong public relations and organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Extensive physical activity, including ability to lift heavy items (75+ lbs)
  • A willingness to travel throughout the province, with the expected travel of 70 - 90 days per year, with overnight stays, work on weekend, and extended hours throughout the day
  • Good driving record and the confidence to haul a14’ tournament trailer

Direct Report:                  CEO British Columbia Golf

The successful candidate will report to the CEO and work closely with the Chair of the Championship Committee as well as a stable of fully trained volunteer referees and tournament officials.

A close working relationship with the Managing Director, Player Development and the Manager Network Service will also be established.

Salary:           Remuneration will be based on experience. Please apply online only

Benefits:                            British Columbia Golf Benefit Package

Email Resumes to:           Kris Jonasson
British Columbia Golf


Closing Date: January 15, 2019