Qualified Greenkeeper

The Buckinghamshire Golf Club - Buckinghamshire - Central England
Greenkeeper 1 June 2019

 

Set in 226 acres of beautiful English parkland, The Buckinghamshire Golf Club comprises of a Grade II listed manor house and an 18-hole championship golf course in Denham Country Park. The golf course was established in 1992 and has recently been acquired by the Arora Group of Companies who have aspirations to improve all aspects of the club, making this a fantastic time to join the team.

The successful applicant will carry out routine golf course maintenance tasks to the required standards as expected by the members and guests of the golf club.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Mowing turf using tractors, ride-on machines and specialist hand mowers
  • Treating turf to ensure consistent playing surfaces
  • Using environmentally friendly treatments to control weeds, fungal diseases and pests when instructed to do so by supervisors or management
  • Renovating and maintaining bunkers and other hazards such as water features
  • Removing early morning dew and debris from the greens
  • Repairing wear and tear caused by golfers and animals such as moles and rabbits
  • Responding to enquiries and dealing with any golfers in line with current responsibilities and management guidance
  • Attending to drainage problems
  • Applying irrigation
  • Cutting new holes on greens
  • Planting and pruning trees and shrubs as required
  • Operating and maintaining machinery and tools
  • Maintain Health and Safety systems to protect and promote a safe working environment

Requirements

  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent
  • 2 to 3 years' minimum greenkeeping experience
  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills
  • Prepared to work outdoors in all seasons
  • To understand, follow and implement health and safety requirements
  • A good knowledge of golf course maintenance practices
  • Practical skills for driving and operating machinery
  • Able to establish and maintain good working relationships with others
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Punctuality
  • Good communication skills
  • Good attention to detail

Benefits

  • BIGGA membership
  • Continued professional development
  • Pension contribution
  • Staff lunch
  • Uniform provided

Salary: £24,000 per annum

 

Please apply with your CV to: sohee.min@thearoragroup.com  

 

Visit our website: https://www.buckinghamshiregc.com/

 

 

 

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