Assistant Greenkeeper

Berkhamsted golf club - Hertfordshire - Central England
Greenkeeper 11 July 2024

Job Title: Assistant Greenkeeper

Location: Berkhamsted Golf Club, Hertfordshire

About Us:

Established in 1890, Berkhamsted is Hertfordshire’s joint-oldest golf club and is regarded as one of England’s Top 100 golf courses. Set in a vast expanse of beautiful, natural heathland, ‘Bunkerless Berkhamsted’ offers a unique golfing experience, renowned for its absence of man-made hazards. Instead, it features natural challenges like gorse, heather, and the Bronze Age Grim’s Dyke. Designed by illustrious architects such as James Braid, Harry Colt, and Willie Park Junior, Berkhamsted has remained largely unchanged for the last 100 years, providing a strict yet enjoyable test for golfers.

Job Description:
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Greenkeeper to join our team of 8. You will work on preparing our 18-hole golf course and extensive practice facilities. Your tasks will include:
  • Cutting and preparing grass surfaces with ride-on and pedestrian machines
  • Bunker maintenance in the practice area only
  • Woodland management
  • Construction
  • Drainage
  • Full clean driving license is desirable due to the nature of the work
  • Minimum Level 2 NVQ qualified in Sports Turf Management
Skills and Attributes:
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Team working
  • A can-do attitude
  • Hard work and optimism
  • Time keeping
  • Flexible working


If you are passionate about golf and have the skills and experience we are looking for, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to Gerald Bruce, [email protected] with a CV and cover letter become a part of our dedicated team at Berkhamsted Golf Club.

Closing date Sunday 21st July 2024.


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