What You’ll Do In This Role
Are you a Class A PGA/LPGA Professional, Apprentice Level 1, 2, 3 or interested in becoming a Class A PGA/LPGA Professional through our PGA Associate Program and looking to make a difference through teaching and fittings with access to cutting-edge technology? Are you looking for a 40-hour work week with generous paid time off and a flexible work schedule? If you answered yes, then this opportunity may be right for you!
Golf Galaxy is seeking a passionate Golf Professional to join our team. In this role, you will provide an enhanced fitting and lesson experience for our golfers using Trackman technology year-round in this climate-controlled environment.
A division of DICK’S Sporting Goods, Golf Galaxy’s merchandising strategy offers a comprehensive selection of competitively priced brand name golf equipment, accessories, apparel, golf services, and golf instruction by on-staff certified PGA or LPGA professionals/apprentices. On our team, everyone plays a critical role in providing genuine, helpful, and friendly service to help our golfers perform at their best and enjoy their sport. We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workforce, reflecting the communities we serve. This role is an opportunity to make a difference and join the world’s greatest sports team.
As a Golf Professional with Golf Galaxy, you will have the opportunity to attend our annual Golf Galaxy Expo featuring the best brands in the golf industry!
Essential Functions of this position include:
- Establish and maintain customer service standards relating to lessons and fittings, including maximizing sales and profitability, and controlling expenses
- Drive and sustain lessons and fittings sales intensity and profitability by setting high expectations and monitoring and measuring positive results
- Meet or exceed sales goal objectives for lessons and fittings
- Give golf lessons and perform fittings (ball launch monitor, putter, driver, iron/wedge)
- Conduct preliminary interview with golfer, record golfer’s swing, provide swing analysis and provide feedback to golfer, and schedule golfer for on-going lessons
- Develop, design, recommend and implement instructional programs, golfer clinics and other promotional activities as directed
- Maintain thorough knowledge of products, services, merchandise promotions, test merchandise and advertising
- Promote Golf Galaxy by participating in community organizations, PGA or LPGA of America and other service organizations to promote and enhance Golf Galaxy’s standing in the business community
- Create a climate within the store in which teammates are motivated to do their best, strong morale and spiriting in his/her team; share wins and successes; foster open dialogue; and create a feeling of belonging within the team.
WE INSPIRE TOP PERFORMANCE.
- Competitive Pay
- Professional Training Programs
- Performance-Based Pay Increases
- Teammate only discounts
- DailyPay – Payday your way
- And more. See a full list of benefits.
PUT OUR ATHLETES FIRST.
Our teammates go beyond the expected, providing genuine, helpful and friendly service to help athletes perform at their best and enjoy their sport.
COMMITTED TO INCLUSION & DIVERSITY.
We actively seek to create an inclusive and diverse workforce, reflecting the communities we serve. Doing so strengthens our ability to serve all our athletes and drive innovation and growth.
HAVE A PASSION FOR SPORTS.
We believe that sports make people better and we’re determined to be the best sports company in the world. Whether you’re an athlete or sports enthusiast, we bring our passion for the game into everything we do.
GET BETTER EVERY DAY.
The journey is never over. We know that to be the best, we must get a little better each day. We focus on delivering 1% more in everything we do.
Equipping the Future of Golf
One swing at a time, we help golfers of all skill levels elevate their game by leveraging the best brands in golf equipment and industry-leading golf instruction technology – TrackMan and BioMech Golf technology.
Driving Success Even Further
From our teammates and techs to managers and Golf Pros, every role is met with opportunities that advance careers and encourage all teammates to grow their passion and knowledge.
The Fairway Starts Here
Our Golf Pros share their expertise in year-round teaching roles in climate-controlled environments. To support their expertise we provide reimbursed for PGA/LPGA-related costs and professional training programs.
On A Mission To Better Our Best
Working together, we create opportunities that empower, advance, and encourage all teammates to grow in the passion we all share.
WHERE WE ARE
- Atlanta, Georgia
- Conklin, New York
- Goodyear, Arizona
- Plainfield, Indiana
- Smithton, Pennsylvania
COMPETITIVE PAY & MORE.We support our teammates with benefits that are as competitive as they are. Here are a few examples:
- Performance Incentives
- Medical, Dental & 401K
- Professional Training
- Potential for Career Growth
- Multiple Shifts & Schedules
- Up to 25% Employee Discount
- Teammate, Family & Community Events
- Onsite Workout Rooms
- DailyPay – Pay day your way
PASSIONATE ABOUT RESULTSJust like any championship-caliber team, we‘re trained to be incredibly effective. We know what’s important to get the job done, and strive to improve Distribution Center performance every day. Our team is encouraged to speak up, share process ideas and innovations, and help contribute to the success of DICK’S Sporting Goods.
COMMITTED TO INCLUSION & DIVERSITY.We actively seek to create an inclusive and diverse workforce, reflecting the communities we serve. Doing so strengthens our ability to serve all our athletes and drive innovation and growth.
THE POWER OF SPORTS.We care a lot about our teammates, our athletes and the communities where we live and work together. That’s why you’ll find us supporting local teams and youth sports. We believe in the power of sports to change lives and find real purpose in our work.
What we’re looking for
- PGA/LPGA of America Class A Member in good standing, Apprentice Level 1,2,3 or interested in becoming a Class A PGA/LPGA Professional through our PGA Associate Program
- 3+ years golf teaching experience
- 3+ years knowledge of club-fitting through experience and/or OEM training
- Ability to successfully meet goals and objectives for lessons and fittings
- Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
- Effective and productive time management skills to maximize lesson time
- Superior customer service orientation, excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
- Proficiency in MS Office
- Flexible availability – including nights, weekend, and holidays
- Reimbursement of 100% of PGA/LPGA coursework and level testing costs for Apprentice Level 1, 2 or 3
- Reimbursement of 100% of PGA/LPGA dues
- Quarterly and annual bonus programs
- Generous paid time off including 3 weeks of vacation and 3 personal days per year
- Consistent 40-hour work week with overtime pay
- Competitive, consistent pay based on experience, location, and store volume
- Medical, dental, & vision plans
- Company-matching 401(k) plan
- Performance-based pay increases
- Annual tournament allowance
- Assistance with MSR credits
- Relocation assistance provided (if applicable)
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SEE WHAT IT’S LIKE TO WORK IN OUR DISTRIBUTION CENTERS
[MUSIC PLAYING] JAMAL: Our job is, we’re going to be gathering the freight and sending it to our stores.
KYLEN: We got all these boxes coming in from multiple areas.
TYSON: Heavy boxes, light boxes.
JASON: Some of the boxes that we deal with, I mean, they’re not light.
BLAIR: We’ll take cartons off the conveyor belt, and then we’ll put them on the skids, make sure they’re stacked to a T.
JAMAL: We just take those boxes and stack them up to the best of our ability and get ’em on out.
JASON: I kind of have a brain for like, Tetris, and I like doing that with the boxes in the trailers.
DESIREE: You start to pull boxes off the lane and you scan them and start putting the amount that needs to go to that certain store. And once you have a full box, you push it off and it goes off to shipping.
JITENDER: This process keeps repeating all day.
DESIREE: Your day will go by fast when you’re busy.
JITENDER: We work as a team, so that we can provide the best service to the customers and to the stores.
DAVID: My role here at Dick’s is basically to pull the heavy stuff off, like treadmills, ellipticals, weight sets, stuff like that.
PABLO: I’ll go into the storage racks that we have, and using different equipment, such as a reach truck or an order picker, I will pick them to be sent to each individual store.
DAVID: It’s actually pretty fun, because you’re never really dealing with the same product every day.
JIMMY: To drive equipment, you gotta be certified by one of our trainers.
PABLO: Here at the DC we actually provide training. You would learn how to drive the equipment.
JOE: They have great benefits, the insurance is great. Vacation time. The pay is actually a lot better than most places start out.
DESIREE: There are a lot of opportunities for overtime, so if you ever need the extra cash.
TYSON: They treat you really well here, to be honest.
AARON: It says they care about their teammates and they care about the morale here.
[UPBEAT MUSIC] JAMAL: So the thing I like most about the material handler role, specifically, is I get paid to work out. It’s awesome.
TYSON: There’s a lot of hard work that goes into the job– the heavy boxes, light boxes.
JAMAL: This is not an easy job. You will work. You will sweat.
KYLEN: We get all these boxes coming in from multiple areas. We just take those boxes and stack them up to the best of our ability and get them on out.
JASON: I kind of have a brain for Tetris. And I like doing that with the boxes and the trailers.
BLAIR: You need to be on your feet for a long period of time. I do 10-hour shifts, and that’s a long time to be on your feet.
COLE: The thing I like best about the job is that it’s a fast-paced environment, and that helps with getting through 10-hour shifts, and it doesn’t really feel like 10 hours whenever you’ve always got something to do.
TYSON: I do like working the 4/10s. The 4/10s are pretty nice when you do get the Friday off.
JAMAL: I will never turn down a three-day weekend. It makes your day great.
KYLEN: I work weekend shift. And it is 12 hours on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. So while you do miss out on some weekend stuff, you do get four days off. And it’s a pretty good trade-off.
BLAIR: So I work second shift, which is 4:45 to 3:30 in the morning. So I have to get my body used to that 10-hour shift at night. So now I’m a little night owl. [LAUGHING]
COLE: The overtime opportunities are amazing here, so if you need extra money, you can always come and get it.
TYSON: You do get a day off. They make you take a day off. You don’t work seven days a week.
AARON: It says they care about their teammates. And they care about the morale here.
TYSON: There’s always opportunities to try different departments out of this warehouse if you want to try something out.
BLAIR: They’ll ask us if we want to learn something new.
JAMAL: It’s not a situation where you feel like you’re kind of stuck where you are.
TYSON: They treat you real well here, to be honest.
JASON: I really like working here a lot. It’s unlike any other warehouse experience I’ve been to.
[MUSIC PLAYING] SPEAKER 1: The stores, the athletes can go in and buy the product that they need. But in order for them to do that, the DC has to make sure they get that product out to the stores. So that’s why it is very important for us to put the right product in the boxes.
SPEAKER 2: To be the best processor, you have to focus so that the right product and item shipped goes to the right store and customers.
SPEAKER 1: You start to pull boxes off the lane. And you scan them. And start putting the amount that needs to go to that certain store. And once you have a full box, you push it off. And it goes off to shipping.
SPEAKER 2: This process keeps repeating all day.
SPEAKER 1: Your day will go by fast when you’re busy.
SPEAKER 2: All the employees are very friendly and we work as a team so that we can provide a best service to the customers and to the stores.
SPEAKER 1: I work 10 hours during the day, Monday through Thursday. So I enjoy my three day weekends that I get. It’s really nice. Better than too.
SPEAKER 2: I am an accounting student. So I like a weekend shift days. Because in a week, I get that time to finish my assignment, take my classes.
SPEAKER 1: There are a lot of opportunities for overtime. So if you ever need the extra cash.
SPEAKER 2: I got a lot of overtime here. So I don’t have to look after a secondary job. It’s just an easygoing place to work at.
[MUSIC FADING OUT]
SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
[MUSIC PLAYING] JOE: Our goal here is to make sure the customers are happy. So we have to make sure the product that we send out is in the best shape that we can get it through the building.
DAVID: My role here at DICK’S is basically, to pull the heavy stuff off like treadmills, ellipticals, weight sets, stuff like that.
PABLO: I’ll go into the storage racks that we have and using different equipment such as a reach truck or an order picker, I will pick them to be sent to each individual store.
DAVID: It’s actually pretty fun because you’re never really dealing with the same product every day.
JIMMY: To drive equipment you’ve got to be certified by one of our trainers.
PABLO: Here at the DC we actually provide training. You would learn how to drive the equipment, such as anything ranging from a reach truck, order picker, clamp truck or any pallet rider of any size.
JOE: I work four days a week, Monday through Thursday, 10 hours a day. Gives me my 40 hours. Gives me Friday, Saturday, and Sunday off, which gives me more time with my family on a three day weekend versus a two day weekend.
PABLO: I work the weekend shift, which allows me to be a full time student Monday through Thursday and not lose out on the benefits that a full time job provides.
DAVID: Once you get into the flow of your job you are going to have a blast here.
PABLO: I definitely think you should come in with an open mind and be ready to work.
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