Assistant Greenkeeper

Chelmsford Golf Club - Essex - South East
Greenkeeper 11 February 2022

An excellent opportunity has arisen at Chelmsford Golf Club, one of the finest private members clubs in Essex, for a keen and aspiring Assistant Greenkeeper to join an already well-established team. The club is looking to increase it’s current staffing levels.

The 18-hole private members course designed by James Braid, has had considerable improvements made over the years for a good test of golf on a parkland course with mature trees, alongside a great view over the city.

Reporting to the Course Manager this is a full-time position, contracted 40 hours per week with weekend overtime available on a rota basis.

Key responsibilities:

  • Highly motivated individual, keen passion for greenkeeping with a productive work ethic. 
  • Ability to work well within a team and individually.
  • Attention to detail in all tasks, day to day maintenance carried out to the highest standard.
  • Ability to carry out a variety of tasks requiring flexibility in a desired skill set.
  • Effective communication with colleagues, management and members.
  • Punctual
  • Smart Appearance

Previous experience as an Assistant Greenkeeper/groundman is essential. 

Desirable: 

  • NVQ level 2 or equivalent in Sport Turf.
  •  PA1,2 and 6 Spraying certificates.
  • Chainsaw certificates in felling and cross cutting modules
  • First Aid

Salary will be based on experience and qualifications in line with CGCS recommendations.

Benefits:

  •      Staff uniform
  •       Courtesy playing the golf course/ BIGGA Membership
  •       Further education and training provided

To apply please send your CV and covering letter, outlining desirability and interest in the position to:

Stuart Caws, Course Manager by email: [email protected]

Closing date:  11th February 2022

 

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