Assistant Greenkeeper

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at Gillingham Golf Club, for an aspiring and driven greenkeeper to become part of an already strong and influential team here at Gillingham.

Assistant Greenkeeper

Assistant Greenkeeper

The 18-hole parkland golf course designed by James Braid, (later upgraded by Donald Steel) with its tree lined fairways and small greens is challenging combined with some idyllic views.

Reporting to the Course Manager a Full Time position has become available with contracted 40 hours per week, and weekend overtime on a rota basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to undertake daily turf maintenance and preparation to high standards
  • To be able to achieve a high level of attention to detail in all tasks being undertaken
  • To be highly motivated and productive with a strong work ethic and able to work as part of a close team
  • To communicate effectively with colleagues, supervisors and members
  • To be able to carry out a variety of tasks that will require flexibility in skill sets
  • Good time management and communication skills
  • To always maintain healthy and safe working practices

Candidates must have following qualifications and competencies:

  • Previous experience as a greenkeeper and minimum NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Sports Turf Maintenance essential
  • Have PA1, 2, and 6 Spraying Certificates
  • Chainsaw an advantage

Salary will be based depending on experience and qualifications.

To Apply – Applicants are required to submit a CV together with a covering letter outlining their suitability for the position of Assistant Greenkeeper, to John Hunnisett Course Manager. Email:

Closing date: Monday 16th August 2021

Head of Sales UK/IE – Environmental Science

WHO WE ARE: Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change

Head of Sales UK/IE – Environmental Science

Head of Sales UK/IE – Environmental Science

At Bayer Environmental Science (ES) we have a vital role and responsibility as we safeguard and strive to advance the health, hygiene and safety of people all over the world, sustainably. Through our work we are committed to fostering healthy environments where we live, work and play, enabling people and communities all over the world to live life to its full potential, helping them to thrive. We are well known in the UK for products such as Ficam D, K-Othrine® Partix™, Amenity Roundup, Dedicate and Valdor Flex.

ES in the UK/IE predominantly operates in the following industries.

  • Professional Pest Control
  • Rural hygiene
  • Turf management
  • Industrial vegetation management – amenity, rail etc


As Head of Sales you are responsible for the sales of our ES products and services across the UK & IE. There will be six National Account Managers reporting to you, split across our various industries and regional locations. You will also be supported by the Marketing Team, our Technical Managers and the Head of Business.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing, implementing and monitoring sales strategies with the National Account managers
  • Ensuring sales and profitability targets are met across different business segments, regions and product portfolios
  • Identifying new business opportunities
  • Managing a team of National Account Managers and Technical Managers.
  • Working closely with the Senior Leadership and Marketing to maximise our marketing efforts
  • Developing and maintaining close contact with customers and end users to stay up to date with the market and competitors
  • Monitoring and improving communication between sales and other departments
  • Work closely with the NAMs to ensure accuracy of the S&OP forecast
  • Working as part of the Management Team, ensuring that all business KPIs are met
  • Help with the business’s digital transformation efforts
  • Represent ES on relevant external committees or expert groups, with the aim of influencing and defending our interests.
  • Participate in lobbying activities of ES.


  • Detailed knowledge of the chemical industry landscape including Turf and Amenity and Professional Pest distribution networks, customers and competitors
  • Extensive business knowledge
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel and Power Point)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Communication & Collaboration

Your Application:

At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Reward is important to us, employees benefit from excellent employment conditions, such as:

  • Competitive salary and performance bonus
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare, generous pension scheme and Life Insurance
  • Employee discount scheme
  • International career possibilities
  • Flexible working

Are you up for the challenge? If so, please apply below.


Please click here to apply –

Head Greenkeeper

An extremely exciting opportunity for a Head Greenkeeper has arisen at Garforth Golf Club. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, hands-on Head Greenkeeper to lead our greenkeeping team in maintaining and continually improving our course.

Head Greenkeeper

Head Greenkeeper

Reporting to the Greens Committee & Managing Secretary, applicants should be ambitious, self-motivated, organised, committed and hardworking, with the experience, knowledge, and communication skills to thrive in the role. The successful candidate will be responsible for the daily management, maintenance and overall appearance of the golf course and surrounding grounds including our extensive practice facility, ensuring the course is presented to the highest standard within the budgets set that offers a consistently fair and enjoyable test of golf all year round.

Responsibilities will also include annual agronomic planning, managing budgets, advising on equipment, course projects and investments to continually deliver improvements and raise standards.

Flexible working hours and weekend work is required.

Applicants are invited to apply in confidence with a letter of application and CV to:

Closing date:
20th August


JOB TITLE: Groundskeeper



DEPARTMENT: Operations/Compton Grounds

REPORTS TO: Head Groundsperson

LOCATION: Sir Jack Hayward Training Ground, Compton

HOURS: Full-time 37.5 hours per week including evenings, weekends and match-days.

DATE: July 2021

We are Wolves. Progressive, determined, bright, unified and humble. A pack that is hungry for success. Wolves is one of the fastest growing football brands in Europe, and also boasts one of the richest histories in the beautiful game.

On the pitch there is back-to-back seventh place finishes in the Premier League and European competition for the first time in nearly 40 years; and away from the pitch Wolves is becoming much more than just a football club, with brand verticals in esports, music and fashion helping to diversify the fanbase and provide compelling commercial propositions for new partners.

At Wolves we don’t simply look to the future, we seize it.

We take seriously our commitment to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults and to ensuring that Wolves is free from discrimination and harassment.

Job purpose

Wolves are searching for an experienced and motivated individual to take up the position of groundskeeper.

Working in a team of grounds staff, the successful applicant will strive to ensure all the pitches at our Compton Training Ground meet the highest possible standard.

The successful applicant will be a team player who takes pride in the quality of their work and attention to detail.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure that the pitches meet the exceptional quality standards required by Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club
  • Use pedestrian and ride on mowers on football pitches
  • Mark out pitches
  • Assist in the renovation of pitches and grass areas
  • Clean equipment and wash down areas
  • Keep all equipment and materials in good condition
  • To maintain up-to-date knowledge of all relevant industry developments
  • Other Ad Hoc duties as and when required

General responsibilities

  • Compliance with club policies
  • Compliance with the club’s health and safety procedures
  • Compliance with the club’s safeguarding policies
  • To promote the club’s values
  • To work consistently to embed equality & diversity into the club
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected
  • To maintain professional conduct at all times

Key relationships

  • Head Groundsperson and Grounds Staff colleagues
  • General Manager Operations/Football Administration
  • First Team and Academy Coaching Personnel

Scope of job

The groundskeeper will work within a team to ensure all Compton pitches meet the highest possible standard.

The successful candidate must be a hard worker and willing to get involved with any other duties within the remit of the grounds department. Must also be flexible with their working hours during peak periods, and the successful applicant may be required to work on home matchdays.

Assistant Greenkeeper

Heaton Moor Golf Club

Assistant Greenkeeper

Assistant Greenkeeper

We are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Greenkeeper to join our team and maintain our 18-hole parkland course, conveniently situated in South Manchester.

The candidate would work closely with our Head Greenkeeper and preferably have the following attributes:

  • NVQ2 or equivalent
  • Be motivated and take pride in their work
  • Work well in the team

Salary based on 40 hours per week with compulsory overtime at weekends.

Salary £20000 to £22000 depending upon experience.

To apply please send CV and covering letter to:

Closing date:
18th August

Grounds Person

A Grounds Person is required to join our Grounds Team on a full-time basis. The successful candidate will have previous experience of working in a Grounds or Horticultural role to a high standard, and will be willing to undertake professional development to support them in their role. Tasks include preparation and maintenance of all sports surfaces including grass, hardstanding and artificial turf, line marking and general maintenance of the school campus.

Grounds Person

Grounds Person

Essential Requirements:

  • Willingness to undertake training and development
  • Previous experience of undertaking Grounds or Horticultural tasks to a high standard
  • Good level of physical fitness, including the ability to lift, operate machinery and work outside
  • A working knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation
  • Good level of knowledge of marking, maintenance and upkeep of a variety of playing surfaces
  • Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Organised and able to prioritise workload when required
  • Proactive
  • Excellent attention to detail and high quality of work
  • Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Willingness to work additional hours as required
  • Hard working, highly motivated and desire to improve the facilities

Desirable requirements:

  • NVQ3 or above in relevant subject (i.e. Sports Turf or Horticulture)
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Previous experience of working in an educational environment
  • Manual Handling Training
  • Prior experience of solving problems with different playing surfaces

Process to apply:

Visit the school’s website on to download an application form.

37.5 hours per week

C£21-£23,000 depending upon experience



Closing date:
Monday, 9 August 2021

0121 705 0958


A hard-working, self-motivated individual who can work to deadlines is required to join a small team preparing and maintaining sports facilities including natural turf and synthetic surfaces.



Essential Requirements:

  • A minimum of two years’ experience of working in a similar role
  • Experience of operating sports turf machinery, including ride-on mowers
  • Ability to demonstrate a modern approach to sports turf preparation and maintenance.
  • Experience of setting out and marking lines – including use of a Beamrider
  • Sound understanding of Health and Safety legislation, standards and procedures
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good team worker
  • Positive, professional attitude
  • Full driving licence

Desirable Requirements:

  • Appropriate qualifications relevant to the role e.g. NVQ or Diploma in Sports Turf Management
  • Knowledge of maintenance of sports turf machinery
  • Good general DIY skills
  • Experience of maintaining artificial cricket surfaces

How to apply:

Application packs can be downloaded from the website . Completed application forms should be emailed to or posted to Ranger’s Office, Manor Cottage, Windmill Road, Wimbledon SW19 5NR

40 hrs/week

£25,680 to £28,341 depending on experience. The successful candidate will be eligible to join the Local Government Pension Scheme. Accommodation is a available on site as an option for the successful candidate.



020 87887655

Closing date:
Monday, 9 August 2021


Drayton Park is an 18-hole parkland golf course, owned and run by the Directors of Drayton Park Golf Club Abingdon Ltd. Fully opened in 1993 it is now an established course kept in excellent condition by a small established team of greenkeepers.



The company seek a trained greenkeeper with at least 3 years’ experience to join their highly motivated team and assist in the daily operations of the golf course.

Whilst full training will be given, the ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and competencies:

  • NVQ Level 2 aspiring to do Level 3
  • Up to date spraying preferred  (PA1, PA 2a, and PA6)
  • Chainsaw certificates – (willingness to undertake training if not)
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations
  • Good communication skills
  • Own transport essential
  • A willingness to be part of a motivated team who aspire to high standards and have good team morale

This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to work closely with the head greenkeeper and further their skills and training.

Pay negotiable depending on experience and qualifications. 40 Hours per week (applicant will be expected to work overtime when required).

Send your CV to:

Closing date:
7th August

Head Groundsman

Head Groundsman | Mill Farm | Salary Competitive

Head Groundsman

Head Groundsman

Mill Farm is a multi-million-pound sports village and home to rising football team AFC Fylde. Situated a stone’s throw from Junction 3 of the M55, the development houses a state-of-the-art 6,000-seater stadium and several 3G football and hockey pitches.

As the Head Groundsman you will be responsible for the upkeep of Mill Farm Stadium, Kellamergh Park, and the all-weather pitches.

Main duties…

  • Pitch maintenance
  • Equipment maintenance and upkeep
  • Provide pitch and facilities support on match-days
  • General maintenance and upkeep of the grounds and associated facilities

About you…

  • Demonstrable experience as a Groundsman at a sports stadium
  • NVQ L2 or L3 in Sports Turf Management is advantageous
  • Highly flexible approach to work
  • Team player
  • Self-motivated
To apply for this position, please send your CV to