Course Manager

Durham City Golf Club - Durham - Northern
Managerial - Greenkeeper 14 December 2018

Durham City Golf Club is one of England's oldest inland clubs having been inaugurated in the historic cathedral city in 1887. We are a traditional golf club with modern standards, taking a relaxed and welcoming stance to all members and visitors. It is a picturesque, parkland course flanked by the River Browney, situated just 2 miles south west of the centre of Durham. The subtly sloped greens and gentle terrain make it a testing and enjoyable challenge for all.

Due to our current Course Manager retiring in March 2019 applications are invited for the post of Course Manager

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the greenkeeping team.  Applicants will need to be experienced, hard working, reliable and demonstrate a passion to take our club forward.

Applicants will, as a minimum, be expected to demonstrate a proven track record of the following:
  • Experience of being a Course Manager or Deputy Course Manager. 
  • NVQ Level 3 in Greenkeeping or higher in Sports Turf Management.
  • Proven ability to motivate, lead, develop and mentor others.
  • Computer literate.
  • To be able to prepare and implement budgets
  • PA1, 2 and 6a spraying certificates
  • Have a proven track record of a high standard of course presentation
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation.
It would be an advantage but not essential to have:
  • Irrigation experience including repair and maintenance
  • NPTC Chainsaw licence
  • Good working knowledge and maintenance of fine turf machinery

Salary is negotiable depending upon experience and qualifications.

Closing date for applications is Friday 14th December 2018

Please apply in writing or email:  with full CV and covering letter to:

Mr J Shield, Secretary,
Durham City Golf Club,
Littleburn, Langley Moor,
Durham. DH7 8HL.


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