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Assistant Greenkeeper

Established in 1903 East Berkshire Golf Club is a member’s club located in the village of Crowthorne in the heart of Berkshire. From its origins as a Heathland Course, East Berkshire has matured into a tree lined course of great beauty. We have employed an architect to provide us with a masterplan for future improvements, with continuous investment in Drainage, Construction and Practice Facilities with further projects planned over the coming years. Boosting a full membership and a lengthy waiting list, now is a great time to join and be part of a young dynamic team.

Assistant Greenkeeper

Assistant Greenkeeper

As a minimum, our Assistant Greenkeeper will be expected to demonstrate the following:

  • A positive attitude to work, self-motivated and a team player
  • A flexible approach to work, work hours and weekend duties
  • Must hold NVQ 2 or equivalent qualification and 3 years’ experience
  • Be able to work to the highest of standards and possess a keen attention to detail
  • Carry out work in accordance to health and safety guidelines
  • Want to further their skills, training and development

The following qualifications would be an advantage:

  • Spraying Certificates PA1, PA2 and PA6
  • Chainsaw Certificates CS 30/31
  • Irrigation Maintenance and repair

Assistant Greenkeeper Benefits:

  • 22 days holiday per annum
  • Educational opportunities
  • Uniform & PPE
  • Lunch on duty
  • BIGGA Membership
  • Staff Bonus Fund
  • Pension Scheme
  • A very competitive salary that is based on experience and qualifications, this includes some overtime for weekdays and weekend work.

If you possess the relevant skills & qualifications for this vacancy, then please apply now & if you are successful, we will contact you to arrange an interview.

Salary; up to 32K

To Apply; Please email a covering letter and CV to Coursemanager@eastberkshiregolfclub.co.uk


Assistant Greenkeeper

Burford is situated mid-way between Oxford and Cheltenham, its golf course enjoys an enviable reputation throughout Oxfordshire.

Assistant Greenkeeper

Assistant Greenkeeper

Applications are requested for the appointment of Assistant Greenkeeper from suitably qualified and highly motivated candidates who will:

  • Carry out all aspects of basic course maintenance
  • Hold relevant industry qualifications (NVQ 2, PA1 & PA2 spraying, Chainsaw certificate all preferred)
  • Possess a full UK driving licence
  • Possess knowledge of modern machinery and golf course maintenance
  • Adhere to Health & Safety Legislation
  • Contributes ideas
  • Competitive package available dependent upon qualifications, experience, and suitability

Email Covering Letter and CV to:  headgreenkeeper@burfordgolfclub.co.uk and GM@burfordgolfclub.co.uk.

Closing date for applications is 7 June 2024.

Interviews planned from 9 June 2024.

Qualified Assistant Greenkeeper

Situated on the Hampshire Downs, Weybrook Park boasts an 18-hole downland West Course and a 9-hole parkland East Course, offering an enjoyable experience for all standards of player. Being based on free draining chalk enables us to enjoy all-year-round golf on both of our high-quality courses.

Qualified Assistant Greenkeeper

Qualified Assistant Greenkeeper

To complement our existing team, we are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced Assistant Greenkeeper with the following attributes:

  • A high level of attention to detail.
  • The ability to carry out multiple tasks.
  • Hard working, with a good attitude.

The following qualifications are essential:

  • Experience as a greenkeeper with an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Sports Turf Maintenance.

The following are desirable but not essential:

  • Chainsaw certificates in felling and cross-cutting.
  • Irrigation maintenance, repair, and use.
  • Spraying Certificates PA1, PA2 and PA6.

Staff Benefits:

  • Complimentary use of the golf course and practice facilities.
  • Discount on food & drink purchased while on shift.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Training and development programs.
  • Staff incentive reward scheme Job Type:
  • Full-time, Permanent.

Salary: A competitive salary based on experience & qualifications is offered.

To Apply: Please send CV and cover letter to: coursemanager@weybrookpark.co.uk

Closing Date: 14 May 2024

First Assistant Greenkeeper

Moortown Golf Club, founded in 1909 and well-known as one of the finest golf courses in the North of England, is recruiting to enhance our excellent team of greenkeepers.

First Assistant Greenkeeper

First Assistant Greenkeeper

The Club is looking for an enthusiastic, experienced Greenkeeper to join the existing team. The FIRST ASSISTANT position will be supporting the Deputy Course Manager and Course Manager, to lead a team and carry out tasks for the day. The successful candidate will be expected to help ensure our course is maintained to the standards expected of a Top 100 venue. They must have highly proficient greenkeeping skills and agronomic knowledge and a reasonable understanding of Health & Safety, COSHH, and other legislative matters is deemed to be of the highest importance.

General Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a greenkeeping position.
  • Must be qualified up to a minimum of NVQ Level 2 Sports Turf Management or similar qualification.
  • Spraying Certificates PA1, PA2 and PA6
  • Full driving License is required

The following qualifications would be an advantage, but are not essential:

  • Chainsaw certificates in felling and cross-cutting
  • Construction experience
  • Irrigation maintenance, repair and use
  • First Aid

Successful candidate will be provided with:

  • Competitive Salary with extra payment for overtime (Weekend overtime on a rota basis)
  • Major tournament experience
  • Pension scheme available after 3 months
  • Development and training opportunities
  • Full uniform and PPE provided

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a professional and welcoming approach at all times when dealing with members, guests and visitors.
  • Work effectively with all members of the Greenkeeping Team and were required direct and assist the team to carry out routine golf course maintenance tasks as directed by the Course Manager. For example – the maintenance of bunkers, course furniture, drainage and general presentation
  • To assist in turf maintenance including mowing, irrigation, and control of pests and diseases on the greens and other playing surfaces.
  • To assist in setting up the course, including changing holes, moving tee markers, as directed by the Course Manager.
  • In conjunction with the Course Manager, gain knowledge of the plant machinery used for specific tasks, ensuring you are only using the machinery you have been properly trained on. Use it in the correct manner and comply with Health and Safety regulations whilst in operation.
  • Prepare machinery ready for use and clean machinery after use. Carry out any maintenance required to the machinery as requested by the Course Manager
  • Remain conversant with modern greenkeeping practices and to attend training courses which are identified by the club as being necessary for the performance of the position.
  • Take all responsible steps and be proactive to protect the health, safety, welfare of yourself, all employees, members and visitors by following all legislative rules & guidance.
  • Ensure all faults and defects relating to the condition of the course, equipment, tools, buildings etc. are reported to the Course Manager.

To Apply: Please email a covering letter and CV to Steve Robinson – srobinson@moortown-gc.co.uk

Closing Date: 12 May 2024