Assistant Greenkeeper

Guildford Golf Club - Surrey - South East
Greenkeeper 11 February 2022

Due to an expansion of the team, Guildford Golf Club are seeking to recruit an Assistant Greenkeeper to assist our Head Greenkeeper in taking the club to an even higher level of quality and presentation. This full time position is based on a 40 hour week, with working hours dependant on the seasons and weekend-end working on a rota basis with paid overtime.

Guildford Golf Club is a forward thinking, ambitious and friendly Private Members’ Club founded in 1886. The Club has recently heavily invested in machinery and infrastructure in its continued strive to improve upon what is already one of the best downland courses in the region. Sited on Merrow Downs – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The views are exceptional, from Guildford Cathedral to the Wembley Arch and Canary Wharf, with panoramic vistas of the Surrey Hills.

The applicant will have:

  • A minimum of 2 years' greenkeeping experience preferred, but not essential
  • Exceptional attention to detail and a can do attitude
  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Sports Turf Maintenance or working towards it
  • A sound knowledge in the operation of modern greenkeeping equipment
  • A willingness to learn and develop, and achieve additional industry related qualifications
  • An understanding of Health and Safety
  • Good time management
  • An ability to work well as part of a team and on their own
  • The ability to play golf
  • A full driving licence
  • Spraying and Chainsaw certificates are desirable but not essential

The successful candidate can expect:

  • A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications. £25,000 plus overtime dependant on skills and experience
  • Staff uniform / PPE
  • Vocational and further education
  • Opportunity for tournament support on European and PGA tours
  • Free staff meals whilst on duty
  • Staff recognition scheme
  • Pension after a qualifying period
  • 28 days holiday
  • BIGGA membership

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to: [email protected]  




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