Assistant Greenkeeper

Fairhaven Golf Club - Lancashire - Northern
Greenkeeper 5 August 2018

Due to the continued growth of our Greenkeeping team and in line with future course development plans, Fairhaven Golf Club seeks a full time Assistant Greenkeeper to join our team.

Fairhaven Golf Club is an 18-hole private members’ club in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, which was found in 1895. The Club moved to its current location in 1923 due to flooding from the sea.

The James Braid course has been remodelled over the years to retain the risk and reward element of the design.  Fairhaven has over 850 members and is proud to be ranked as a Top 100 club in England.

Fairhaven is one of the finest courses in the country and has hosted many major championships including, Final and Regional Qualifying for the Open, R&A Junior Open, Girls British Open Amateur, the Astor Trophy, the Logan Trophy and Junior Home International Matches.

The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience (Preferred although not essential)
  • High level of competence with modern greenkeeping machinery
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Be able to work to the highest standards and possess a keen attention to detail, with an ability to provide the best possible playing surfaces
  • Have the ability to provide input into work discussions and course development
  • Have a keen interest in ecology and sustainability management
  • Excellent communication and timekeeping skills
  • The application to build a career in golf course management and the determination to continue and accelerate professional development

The position is full-time, permanent and offers a competitive salary and a range of benefits. Weekend and bank-holiday duties are covered on a rota and paid at overtime rates.

Please apply in writing or e-mail with a cover letter and CV to:

Martin Robinson, General Manager
Fairhaven Golf Club
Oakwood Ave
Lytham St Annes

Closing date: Friday 3rd August 2018

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