Assistant Course Manager

4th December 2017
18th December 2017
Whitecraigs Golf Club - Glasgow

Job Description

Established in 1905 in the Giffnock suburb of Glasgow, Whitecraigs is a classic parkland course situated on the Netherton estate with easy access to the City and surrounding areas. The course is surrounded by beautiful parkland, rolling fairways and smoothly surfaced greens offer a unique golfing challenge. The course continues to provide a truly wonderful golfing experience for all levels of golfer.

The post involves operating as Deputy to the Course Manager at any time during which he is unavailable, including the supervision of greens staff and the full responsibility for course maintenance. The successful candidate will be dynamic and self -motivated with the ability to lead and manage a team of greenkeepers (plus part-time and specialist sub- contractors when required). Good communication skills, flexible approach to working hours and extended working are essential. Previous experience in this role is essential; applicants should be able to demonstrate a full knowledge of green-keeping skills and commensurate with the expectations of the members of The Whitecraigs Golf Club.

  • SVQ Level 3 in Green-keeping or equivalent
  • PA1, 2 and 6 spraying certificates
  • Machinery maintenance an advantage
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety relating to golf course operations
  • CS 30 and 31 chainsaw certificates
  • Tree Felling experience
  • Experience using 360 degree Excavator
  • First aid qualification and defibrillator training
  • UK Driving Licence

The position is based on a 37.5-hour week (weekends paid as overtime as per the rota), flexibility is essential, particularly over the summer months and preparing for competitions. This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to work closely with an experienced team and further their skills and training.

Salary will be determined based on experience and qualifications.

Please apply with covering letter outlining experience and current CV to:

Closing date: 18th December 2017