Course Manager

Brocket Hall Golf Club - Hertfordshire - South East
Managerial - Greenkeeper 18 April 2020

Do you strive to be the best?

Are you currently working towards BIGGA and better things?

Are you a Master Greenkeeper in training?

A rare opportunity is now available to manage our two Championship Golf Courses!

Brocket Hall are looking for a dynamic course manager who strives to deliver exceptional service to all who visits.   Talent, knowledge and passion are key for becoming a member of the Brocket Hall team as well as being helpful, friendly and courteous as you represent the estate in the upmost excellence. After 28 successful, reliable and hardworking years, our current course manager is stepping down and joining the greenkeeping family. Located just 22 miles outside of London and surrounded by 543 acres of idyllic Hertfordshire countryside, the Brocket Hall Estate boasts spectacular scenery and combines heritage and impeccable service while offering some of the finest golf, fine dining and conference & event facilities in the United Kingdom.

Job Title:                   Course Manager                                
Reports To:               Director
Location:                   Welwyn, United Kingdom

Salary:                     DOE
Working Days:       Monday – Sunday 5/7 days
Working Hours:     Average 45 hours per week

Job Summary

Managerial:

Manage and upkeep of all golf courses, estate, greenkeepers, gardeners and mechanics, demonstrating high levels of management skills, communication and leadership

  • Attend daily/weekly HoD meetings
  • Manage all budgets, finances and resources
  • Adhere to all environmental, health & safety and estate policies
  • Provide quality training, reviews and appraisals/disciplinaries for all members of staff you are responsible for
  • Listening to and acting upon all positive/negative feedback

Functional:

  • Mowing, aeration, irrigation, application of foliar feeding programs to the golf courses
  • Cut tees, greens, surrounds, fairways, rough and semi rough
  • Identifying and controlling moss, pests and diseases
  • Renovating and repairing turf
  • Maintaining bunkers and surrounds
  • Prepping and maintenance on machinery
  • Building and levelling tees
  • Building and renovating bunkers

Specification:

  • LEVEL III – Greenkeeping
  • LEVEL III – Turf management and maintenance
  • LEVEL III/IIII – Spraying
  • First Aid Qualification
  • Pesticides Modules PA1, PA2 and PA6
  • Experience in greenkeeping machinery and equipment
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a head greenkeeper in a 4/5* resort or 36-hole course
  • Positive Can-Do attitude with a hands-on approach
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Sound knowledge of responsibilities, duties and practices of greenkeeping
  • Full Driving Licence

Benefits:

  • Free Car Parking
  • Complimentary meal during your working day
  • Coaching & Development
  • The ability to cross-train in other departments
  • Uniform Provided
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Reward for introducing a friend
  • Annual Awards
  • Staff Parties
  • Free Eye Test
  • Free Golf & Staff Discounts

For more information or to apply send your CV and a covering letter to careers@brocket-hall.co.uk

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