Davey Golf, General Manager #21883

The Davey Tree Expert Company

The Davey Tree Expert Company

Oakland County, MI, US, 43862 , Oakland County , MI - 43862

Job Description

Requisition Number: 21883  
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company 
Service Line: 1COM - Kent-Commercial Landscape Services 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED 
Work Experience Required: 3 - 5 years 
Relocation Available: No 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 


DEPARTMENT:                 Davey Golf, a Division of the Davey Tree Expert Company

JOB TITLE:                          General Manager

REPORTS TO:                    Golf Operations Director

STATUS:                             Salaried Position





High School Diploma. Ability to communicate well

and comprehend the English language at a level
               sufficient to communicate effectively with clients, members,
               guests and co-workers.



                                             Possess Experience at the Management Level in the Golf Industry.
                                             Must have computer knowledge, (specifically Micro-Soft and Golf Operation                 

POS Systems) and effective communication skills.


JOB KNOWLEDGE:          

Must be knowledgeable in all areas of golf course operations.  Ten plus years of experience is required.


JOB SUMMARY:              

Direct all aspects of the golf course facility.





  1. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, to include weekends and extended hours during peak time for operational duties.
  2. Knowledgeable in all aspects of business/golf course management.
  3. Must present a professional image when dealing with members and customers.
  4. Directs all required departmental meetings.
  5. Report any safety hazards, follow up hazard with corrected measures, and assist with providing a safe work environment.
  6. Submits all required reports to Golf Operations Director.
  7. Interview, hire and train all personnel required to successfully operate the facility.
  8. Manage and assist in the organizing of facility events.
  9. Work closely with Food and Beverage Managers/Vendors in coordinating all events.
  10. Maintain and Administer all contracts and agreements with various subcontractors and vendors.
  11. Represent Davey Golf and the golf course facility in a professional manner.
  12. Conduct performance reviews for all Management level staff.
  13. Manage all management team members and staff.





  1. Responsible for Income Journal, Accounts Receivable and back-up for all other positions in office.
  2. Daily work relating to month-end close – preparing journal entries from daily work.
  3. Petty cash maintenance for reimbursement, and cash intake.
  4. Special projects, balancing repetitive charges, and projects relating to credit card procedures, and other functions assigned by the Ownership/Management.
  5. Daily deposit to bank – picking up change order.
  6. Help answer golfer and guest telephone calls when needed.
  7. Perform and follow up on all other duties assigned by the Owner.
  8. Prepare weekly payroll reports for submittal to Owner.
  9. Program POS system for correct reporting of sales.



  1. Preparing journal entries for month-end close and account reconciliations.
  2. Reconcile some balance sheet accounts and key and post all journal entries.
  3. Complete all inventory accounts and review part of the financial reports for errors.





Evaluated on quality and quantity of work performed, attendance and punctuality records, courtesy towards members, relations with other employees, reliability, as well as compliance with all Davey policies, including dress and grooming code, and where applicable, safety, sanitation, and security procedures and guidelines.  Evaluations conducted two times yearly.



The above description reflects on the general details considered to describe the principle functions of the job. This is not a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job. The management reserves the right to alter the above requirements at any time.





The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at ed.help@davey.com.