Qualified Greenkeeper

Ilkley Golf Club - West Yorkshire - Northern
Greenkeeper 26 December 2018

Located in the beautiful Wharfe Valley, with the famous Ilkley Moor as a backdrop, Ilkley Golf Club is the third oldest in Yorkshire and one of the most picturesque in the UK. The Club has more than 500 members and attracts a large number of visitors each year.

As the third oldest golf club in Yorkshire, Ilkley Golf Club is steeped in history. Formed in 1890, the first Ilkley course was a nine-hole links on Rombald’s Moor with the course moved to its present site by the River Wharfe in June 1898.

Over the years some of the greatest golf architects have advised on course design, including Alister MacKenzie, who was a member, and Harry Colt. The par three, third hole, was described by Henry Cotton as one of the finest in the world.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Qualified Greenkeeper to join our well-established team who are responsible for maintaining and enhancing the condition of the golf course.

This role would suit an enthusiastic individual, with a keen eye for detail, looking for the opportunity to learn new skills and be part of an experienced team in an enjoyable working environment.

The successful candidate will require:

  • Previous golf course experience
  • A minimum of NVQ Level 2 or equivalent
  • Pa1, Pa2, Pa6 preferred
  • A willingness to learn and work to high standards of greenkeeping.
  • Have knowledge of and commitment to compliance with Health & Safety. 
  • Flexible approach to work, working hours and weekend duties
  • The ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • A full UK driving licence

In return we offer:

  • a competitive salary for a 40 hour week, with paid overtime for weekend and bank holiday duties on a rota basis.
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Further training as required.
  • Uniform and all PPE provided by the Club

Applicants should apply via e-mail with a supporting C.V. to:

The Secretary/Manager

Email address: honsec@ilkleygolfclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 4th January 2019

Visit our Website: www.ilkleygolfclub.co.uk

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