Deputy Course Manager

Sonning Golf Club - Berkshire - Central England
Managerial - Greenkeeper 22 October 2018

An excellent opportunity has become available for an experienced, highly motivated individual to join our team at Sonning Golf Club. This is a pivotal role and the successful candidate will play an important part in ensuring that the golf course is maintained to the highest standards.

The successful candidate will work closely with management and assist in supervising the greenkeeping team involving the preparation, maintenance and development of the golf course. You will be a team player, who works well with others and has excellent communication skills. You'll be a natural leader, able to work well under pressure and have the ability to motivate your colleagues.

Main responsibilities and position requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years' greenkeeping experience
  • Minimum NVQ level 3 or equivalent
  • Supervise activities of the Greenkeeping Team
  • Reporting of any issues affecting the course
  • Experience of Irrigation system repair and maintenance
  • Ability to work to current Health and Safety regulations
  • Knowledge of machinery maintenance
  • Excellent communication skills & IT literacy would be advantageous
  • Ability to lead and motivate staff, along with and in the absence of the Course Manager
  • PA1, PA2 and PA6 Spraying Certificates
  • CS30,31 Chainsaw certificates desirable
  • Construction experience desirable

This post carries a salary in line with CGCS recommendations including pension scheme. The club has a very proactive approach towards training and education of staff.

If you feel you have the necessary experience and qualities for this role, please apply via email or post with your CV and covering letter explaining your suitability for the role.


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