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Hunting & Fishing Club Manager


Posted by Dunaway Hunting & Fishing Club on 10/31/2023

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Fishing, Hunting/Shooting, Outdoor

Job Categories: Management

Company Type: Recreation

State: TN

City: Dunlap

Country: United States

Required Experience:

Contact Name: Joe Haskins

Job Type: Full Time


Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel: No

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements


We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Club Manager to oversee the daily activities and operations of our prestigious club. This multifaceted role requires strong leadership, financial acumen, and a passion for creating exceptional experiences for our members and guests.



  1. Daily Operations Oversight:** Ensure the smooth functioning of all club activities, maintaining a high standard of service and member satisfaction.
  2. Budget Management:** Create and manage the annual budget, controlling expenditures effectively while optimizing resources for club improvements.
  3. Insurance Management:** Address employee and business insurance needs to safeguard club assets and personnel.
  4. Event Hosting:** Take charge of event planning, setup, cooking, and clean-up, ensuring memorable experiences for members and guests.
  5. Capital Projects:** Develop and oversee the layout and budgeting of capital projects to enhance club facilities and amenities.
  6. Land Management:** Make informed decisions regarding food plot locations, timber management, habitat manipulation, and controlled burning to promote wildlife conservation.
  7. Timber Sales:** Manage all aspects of timber sales, including layout, design, drafting contract agreements, and oversight of logging activities.
  8. Personnel Management:** Supervise full-time and part-time employees, contractors, and subcontractors to maintain a high-quality workforce.
  9. Hunting and Game Management:** Lead deer, turkey, and quail hunt program, ensuring safety and quality experiences. Lead staff to ensure club dogs maintain training standards.
  10. Wildlife Management:** Develop and execute data driven wildlife management program to improve wildlife conservation efforts and provide high quality hunting opportunities.
  11. Committee Engagement:** Actively participate or delegate in and represent the club on all Dunaway committees.
  12. Aquatic Resource Management:** Oversee aquatic resource management, collaborating with fisheries consultants for optimal results.
  13. Regulatory Compliance:** Work with state agencies to ensure compliance and collaborate with Tennessee Wildlife Resources and other agencies to improve game and fish quality on club property.
  14. Security:** Perform patrolling and security duties, responding to alarm calls at private residences when necessary.
  15. Member Experience:** Strive to enhance the overall quality of the club experience for all members and their guests.
  16. Continuing Education** Attend the following annual wildlife management conferences. Southeast Deer Study Group and The Tennessee Annual Meeting of The Wildlife Society



  • Proven experience in club management or a related field. - Strong financial and budget management skills.
  • Knowledge of wildlife and land management practices.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with state agencies and consultants.
  • Commitment to maintaining a high standard of service and safety.

If you are a dedicated professional with a passion for outdoor activities, wildlife conservation, and providing exceptional experiences, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity as our Club Manager. Join us in shaping the future of our prestigious club.


Reply with resume to:


Mail to: 

Dunaway Hunting & Fishing Club 

Attention: Joe Haskins

318 Hunting Lodge Rd. 

Dunlap, TN 37327


About Dunaway Hunting & Fishing Club

Dunaway is an exclusive hunting and fishing club located in East Tennessee on the Cumberland Plateau. It is comprised of more than 6,000 contiguous acres with a 100-acre bass, bream and catfish lake. The club has many food plots, shooting houses and ladder stands spread throughout the hunting area. There are 42 lots owned by members, and there are houses on 31 of them. From these 42 members there is a President and Board of Directors who are elected annually. Hunting is for deer, turkeys, small game and released quail. The club also has a five-acre spring pond that is stocked with rainbow trout every November.