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Greenkeeper

Closing Date: 08/09/19

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Greenkeeping

Greenkeeper

Closing Date: 08/09/19
Salary: Competitive

A good knowledge of golf course maintenance practices

Minimum of Level 2 qualification in greenkeeping

2+ years greenkeeping experience or similar

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SbN Staff Benefits

28 days holiday on a pro-rata basis

Regular training and career progression opportunities

Free lunch or dinner served daily

Reduced gym or golf membership for the first year, which is free thereafter

Staff rate on overnight stays

Grow Your Career in Greenkeeping

 

Stoke by Nayland Golf & Leisure is seeking an experienced Greenkeeper to join its team on a full-time basis.

SbN is home to two 18-hole championship golf courses – the Gainsborough course measures over 7,000 yards and regularly hosts prestigious PGA tournament, whilst the Constable course is very popular with hotel residents, families and members alike. There is also a large driving range, extensive practice facilities and a state-of-the-art golf simulator.

Working as part of the greenkeeping team, the successful candidate will report to the Head Greenkeeper.

As part of the Greenkeeping team you will be expected to work Monday to Friday, with weekend work. This role offers a competitive salary as well as additional employee benefits. Due to our location, having your own transport is essential.

What You’ll Get Up To

To work within the team to maintain the golf course to a high standard as expected by the members and guests of Stoke by Nayland Golf & Leisure.

  • To assist in ensuring the course is properly laid out, prepared and maintained to the required standard for members and guests to the Club
  • Work with the greenkeeping team to assist in turf maintenance, including mowing, irrigation and control of pests and disease on the greens
  • To assist in the maintenance of bunkers, course furniture and holes
  • Operate machinery used for specific tasks whilst complying with standard operating procedures to ensure Health & Safety regulations are met
  • Ensure all Health & Safety systems protect and promote a safe working environment
  • To comply with any reasonable instruction issued by your Manager
  • Undertake all operations in an environmentally sustainable manner
  • Maintain open communication, ensuring all team members are well informed at all times and working collaboratively with other departments

What We’re Looking For

  • 2+ years greenkeeping experience desirable
  • Minimum of Level 2 qualification in greenkeeping
  • Chainsaw certification
  • Irrigation certification
  • Heavy plant certificates
  • Pesticide spraying licence PA1, PA2 PA6
  • 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
  • Full driving licence
  • Multitasking
  • Team player

Additional Information

As part of the Greenkeeping team you will be expected to work Monday to Friday, with weekend work on occasions. This role offers a competitive salary, as well as additional employee benefits. Due to our location, having your own transport is essential.

SbN Staff Benefits

28 days holiday on a pro-rata basis

Regular training and career progression opportunities

Free lunch or dinner served daily

Reduced gym or golf membership for the first year, which is free thereafter

Staff rate on overnight stays

Contact Details

T: 01206 262836

E: hr@stokebynayland.com

A: Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, Keepers Lane, Leavenheath, Colchester, Essex, CO6 4PZ

Interested? Apply Now

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