Greenkeeper

Beauchief Golf Course - Sheffield - Northern
Greenkeeper 28 May 2024

Position: Greenkeeper

Venue: Beauchief Golf Course

Salary: £12.75 per hour

Hours: 37 hours per week, Annualised to 40 hours per week in summer and 34 hours per week in winter. Paid in 12 equal instalments.

We are looking for a skilled and dedicated Greenkeeper to join the team at this picturesque parkland course, set in the grounds of the 11th Century Beauchief Abbey, with breathtaking views to the hills of the Peak District.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Assist the greenkeeping team in achieving high standards of presentation on and around the golf course.
  • Assist in presenting the course in its best possible condition, in accordance with the course specification and instruction from the Head Greenkeeper and the Grounds Maintenance Manager.
  • Follow safe working practices in machine driving, machine maintenance and minor repairs.
  • Attend staff meetings, making recommendations for improvements.
  • Mowing and strimming tees, greens, fairways, banks, rough, semi-rough and surrounds.
  • Controlling pests, diseases and moss.
  • Maintain planted areas including trees, shrubs, hedges and plants

Essential Experience and Qualifications:

  • Greenkeeping experience
  • Accuracy and attention to detail on course presentation
  • Strong communication skills

As part of the Recruitment & Selection process, all applicants will have to undertake a competency test covering the following areas:

  • Safe use of ride on and heavy machinery
  • Safe use of handheld and pedestrian equipment
  • Turf Care
  • Course Maintenance
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Health & Safety

Desirable Experience and Qualifications:

• Experience of maintaining ride-on, cylinder and rotary mowers

• PA1 and PA2 Spraying Qualifications

In return we offer a fantastic range of benefits including free access to a portfolio of amazing sport and leisure facilities including gyms, swimming pools and golf courses, as well as a generous employer contributed pension scheme, discounted food and drink and access to great wellbeing benefits also: https://www.sheffieldcitytrust.org/jobs/benefits

To Apply: For more information including an application form please click the 'Apply Now' button below

Closing Date: 28 May 2024

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