First Assistant Greenkeeper

Huntercombe Golf Club - Oxfordshire - Central England
Greenkeeper 10 December 2021

Huntercombe Golf Club is looking to recruit a First Assistant Greenkeeper to join our existing team.  This is a great opportunity for a qualified greenkeeper who is looking to advance their career. 

Established in 1901 and designed by Willie Park Jnr. Huntercombe Golf Club is one of the finest 18-hole inland courses, with unique design features that provide a memorable test of golf.  Situated between the historic towns of Wallingford and Henley-on-Thames in the stunning Oxfordshire Chiltern Hills, Huntercombe is a private members golf club which is currently rated number 55 in England by Golf World.  

The successful candidate will contribute to the maintenance and development of the golf course, practice facilities and the surrounding estate and will be involved in various project work.

We are seeking an First Assistant Greenkeeper who has a positive attitude with a strong work ethic and a willingness to learn and progress their continuing professional development.

Applicants should possess or be working towards the following qualifications:

  • NVQ Level 3 
  • PA1, PA2 and PA6 spraying certificates
  • Chainsaw license

And be able to demonstrate:

  • A minimum of 5 years golf course experience
  • Knowledge in the use and maintenance of all greenkeeping equipment
  • A team player with strong attention to detail  
  • Good time management and communication skills
  • An ability to problem solve and make effective decisions
  • A full and clean UK driving license

In return we are offering:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Overtime/time off in lieu for additional hours
  • Four-weeks paid annual leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Individual training plan
  • Construction project experience
  • Tournament experience opportunities
  • BIGGA membership
  • Uniform

To Apply:

Please apply in writing by post or email with a full CV and covering letter by 9am on Friday 10th Dec 2021 to: Grant Stewart, Course Manager, Huntercombe Golf Club, Nuffield, Oxfordshire RG9 5SL




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