Assistant Greenkeepers

The Richmond Golf Club - Surrey - South East
Greenkeeper 19 August 2020

Due to unprecedented demand for golf and The Richmond Golf Club being in a strong financial position we are currently looking to employ 3 new Assistant Greenkeepers. The Richmond Golf Club is a prestigious parkland golf course situated next to the beautiful Richmond Park in South West London. Our members have extremely high expectations of course presentation and playability, our desire is to strengthen the greenkeeping team to ensure we continue to meet with these demands.

The successful candidate will have an opportunity to become part of a progressive team, that strives to produce great playing surfaces blending together both modern and traditional greenkeeping tools and methodologies.

Person specification:

  • You will be efficient, organised, professional and reliable
  • Positive, flexible approach to work
  • Able to build and maintain professional relationships with staff and members
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The successful candidate will be willing to work additional hours and days (including some weekends) in the lead up to major events and tournaments
  • An ambitious approach towards developing your career within the sports turf industry

Candidates will ideally be qualified to a minimum standard of:

  • Level 2 NVQ in sports turf and greenkeeping or equivalent
  • 2 years working in a similar greenkeeping role
  • CPD active

Further qualifications are not essential but will be taken into consideration as part of the recruitment process.

In return for 100% dedication and effort, the successful applicant can expect to receive:

  • Full uniform and PPE
  • Consistent support to further develop your career in the greenkeeping industry
  • Numerous opportunities to continue training and relevant education
  • BIGGA membership
  • Excellent rates of pay in line with CGCS recommendations
  • Yearly staff bonus
  • Staff meals on duty
  • Additional paid overtime
  • On site accommodation may be available for the right applicant

To apply please send a maximum two page curriculum vitae and one page covering letter to:

Leslie C Howkins MG

coursemanager@richmondgolfclub.co.uk                                                                                                                                  

Closing date 19th  August 2020

 

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