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Assistant Greenkeeper

A prestigious club working towards becoming a top 100 golf club in England, Edgbaston is a beautiful parkland golf course. It was designed by renowned architect Harry S. Colt and sits beside Edgbaston Pool, a glorious ornamental 11-acre lake with abundant birdlife. The course has sweeping, tree-lined fairways and tight, pristine greens make the course a joy to play as it winds through the magnificent grounds of Edgbaston Hall.

Assistant Greenkeeper

Assistant Greenkeeper

This is an exciting opportunity as the golf club are heavily investing in course projects such as a major bunker restoration project, extensive drainage projects and a tree management program. You will also be part of an excellent team and help manage the magnificent SSSI site which is also working towards becoming GEO certified in sustainability.

The club are also proud to be hosting the New Zealand commonwealth games team in the clubhouse and on course when the games arrive to Birmingham in 2022.

A competitive salary will be offered and up for negotiation dependent upon experience and qualifications.

A superb opportunity to continue career progression and personal development.

If joining our fantastic team appeals to you, then please email your current CV to

coursemanager@edgbastongc.co.uk

Assistant Greenkeeper

Following an extremely successful year Leyland Golf Club is looking for an enthusiastic and capable person to add their individuality to the team. There are great times ahead for the club, including centenary year in 2024.

Assistant Greenkeeper

Assistant Greenkeeper

Applicants will need:

Essential:      

  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Committed to Health & Safety practices.
  • NVQ II Sportsturf or equivalent.
  • 2 to 3 years’ experience.

Desirable:      

  • Chainsaw Use Certificates.
  • PA1, PA2A, PA6 spraying certificates.

The role is for assistant greenkeeper reporting to the Course Manager. 40 hours annualised split over a summer and winter period, weekends and Bank Holidays worked on a rota with some extra weekends for important Club competitions.

Benefits:        

  • Weekends and Bank Holiday paid as overtime.
  • BIGGA membership and training opportunities.
  • Pension Scheme.

Please apply in the first instance to: Scott Reeves, Course Manager. – scott@leylandgolfclub.co.uk

Closing date:
19th October

Ground Person

Warwick Independent Schools Foundation is seeking to appoint an excellent operative who is a good team-worker with a confident, professional and approachable manner. The successful applicant will have the ability to be flexible and takes a real pride in their work / what they can accomplish.

  • You will have proven grounds experience, specialising in sports pitches and be able to offer support to all areas of grounds maintenance and development of a large 60acre estate.
  • You will continue with a high level of quality and workmanship with improvements continually shown to all areas of the grounds and estate.
  • You will assist in maintaining the playing fields, lawns, artificial pitches, hedges, shrub beds, trees, gardens & hardcourt areas to a
    high standard ensuring they are safe/fit for purpose.
  • You will assist in marking / setting out pitches for football, rugby, cricket, athletics and associated sports equipment, and other areas as required by your line-manager/Grounds Supervisor in liaison with the Sports Departments
  •  Assist in ensuring all lawns, beds, boarders and hanging baskets are watered regularly depending on the conditions. Undertake digging, planting and weeding of flower beds, boarders hanging baskets pruning shrubs and small trees.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The role as Grounds Person will be a motivated individual who is seeking to improve their skillset whilst providing a valuable hands-on role within our Grounds Team. The role will carry out the maintenance and preparation of sports surfaces.

Reporting Lines
Reporting to Grounds Manager (Direct Line Manager)
Also accountable to Deputy Grounds Manager and Grounds Supervisor

Responsibilities

  1. To assist the Grounds Manager\Grounds Supervisor in the maintenance, development and upkeep of the grounds, all grass and hard\artificial pitches.
  2. Maintain the lawns, playing fields, artificial pitches, hedges, shrub beds, trees, gardens and hardcourt areas to a high standard ensuring they are safe and fit for purpose.
  3. To mark and set out pitches for football, rugby, cricket and athletics and associated sports equipment and other areas as required by the Grounds Manager\Grounds Supervisor(s)in liaison with the Sports Departments.
  4. To ensure all grounds plant and machinery are checked before use, reporting any defects to the Grounds Manager\Grounds Supervisor.
  5.  Undertake cleaning duties, as appropriately directed by the Grounds Manager\ Grounds Supervisor
  6. To assist with the supervision of contractors, suppliers or any other staff working in the grounds team.
  7. To help maintain the irrigation and land drainage systems and ditch maintenance.
  8. To undertake grounds work requests through the internal Quadpro Estates software that are allocated by the Grounds Manager\Grounds Supervisor.
  9. Undertake painting, removing rubbish and carrying out general duties as directed by the Grounds Manager\Grounds Supervisors.

Salary £21,268 per annum (rising to a maximum of £23,450)
40 hours per week; full-time – 52 weeks
5 over 7 days, primarily Monday to Friday 07:00 – 16:00

Other benefits:
• Competitive contributory pension scheme.
• Staff Fee remission at our schools on our Warwick Campus.
• Use of the Sports Complex for staff.
• A strong, supportive staff community.

Should you wish to apply for this position, please visit the vacancies page on either the Warwick School, King’s High School or Warwick Preparatory School Websites, where you will find an application form.

www.warwickprep.com/job-vacancies
www.kingshighwarwick.co.uk/vacancies
www.warwickschool.org/employment-opportunities

Completed applications should be submitted by the deadline date to hr@warwickschools.co.uk

Deadline for submissions:
Friday 8 October 2021 at 9am

An interview will include questions about safeguarding children. The appointment will depend on satisfactory DBS clearance.

Grounds Assistant

Summer Fields is an independent boarding and day school for approximately 330 boys aged 4–13 years situated in Summertown, north Oxford on a beautiful 70-acre site. We are looking for a Grounds Assistant to assist with the preparation and maintenance of sports pitches and the general maintenance of the grounds.

Grounds Assistant

Grounds Assistant

The school’s motto is “a healthy mind in a healthy body” and as such sport and the grounds facilities are important to the life and success of the school. The school is well resourced and concentrates on football, rugby and cricket for a term each but in addition, there are many minor sports available, including the use of the school’s golf course.

The ideal applicant will have a particular interest in and enthusiasm for preparing and maintaining cricket squares to an exceptionally high standard but must be willing and able to work across all grounds areas as part of a small team. We are looking for someone with an appetite for learning and professional development who is keen to progress in the future.

This role is suitable for an experienced Grounds Assistant or for candidates who have recently completed an apprenticeship.

For full details please visit our website www.summerfields.com/contact-us-/recruitment Please apply by providing the following:-

  • A fully completed application form or a full CV, including a full employment record and contact details of at least two referees.
  • A cover letter explaining your previous experience relevant to the position.
  • If you have a CV you wish to send, please do so, however, at interview, we will request a completed application form with full details of your employment history.

If you would like further details or assistance with the application form please call the HR Manager on 01865 459238.

Summer Fields is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Telephone: 01865 459238

Email: recruitment@summerfields.com