Head Greenkeeper

Managerial - Greenkeeper 20 August 2020


Holtye Golf Club is a private members club established in 1893, situated between East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells on the Kent / Sussex border. This premium 9-hole heathland course is challenging for all levels of play.

The vacancy of Head Greenkeeper has arisen and is an excellent full time opportunity to join a hardworking, forward looking and committed team.

The successful candidate will report to the General Manager on a daily basis and should be pro-active with the ability to organise work programs, train and motivate staff, overseeing a team of 2 other green-keepers. This role is an excellent opportunity for the right person to move up the career ladder, lead a team and further their career. We are seeking a passionate and driven individual with initiative, preferably with at least 5-years’ experience and knowledge of all modern green-keeping methods. The successful candidate will also require the following attributes –

  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent qualification
  • PA1, PA2 & PA6 Spraying Certificates
  • Good knowledge of modern turf machinery
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • NPTC Chainsaw licence
  • Machinery maintenance an advantage
  • Knowledge of the game advantageous 
  • Good understanding of Health & Safety relating to golf course operations
  • A first aid qualification or be willing to undertake training


  • Remuneration will be dependent on experience and qualification.
  • 28 days annual paid leave which includes Bank Holidays.
  • Staff workplace pension scheme.
  • Uniforms.
  • BIGGA Membership.

Closing date:   20th August 2020.

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

Nick Duc – General Manager
Holtye Golf Club
East Sussex TN8 7ED    Telephone 01342 850635          E-mail – general-manager@holtye.com


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