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Assistant Greenkeeper

Dunblane New Golf Club

Dunblane New Golf Club

Dunblane, Stirling, United Kingdom

Last Updated: 6/08/22

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Dunblane New Golf Club is a well-presented parkland golf course set in the Cathedral city of Dunblane, Central Scotland. Located just off the A9 and 5 minutes walk from a busy train station, it is very accessible from Stirlingshire, Perth & Kinross, Clackmannanshire and other surrounding areas. The club has recently invested in a brand new John Deere fleet deal worth nearly £500,000. 2023 is the clubs centenary year and there are lots of exciting competitions to prepare for including a Scottish Golf Championship Final.

The Club is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated Assistant Greenkeeper with good communication skills, the ability to work both autonomously and within a dedicated team.

Working under the direction of the Course Manager or his Deputy, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the course and practice facilities are maintained to a first-class playing condition as well as assisting with numerous exciting course projects.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Minimum of NVQ/SVQ Level 2 in Sports Turf Management (or equivalent)
  • Good understanding of Health & Safety in the workplace
  • A good understanding of machinery operation
  • Flexible, organised with a hands-on approach and a good team player
  • Good knowledge of modern turf machinery

The successful applicant will have an eye for detail, be self-motivated and be able to deliver the high standards expected by the club

This is a physically demanding role which requires working outdoors in all weather conditions with rostered weekend shifts

We also have a range of benefits for the successful candidate:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Full uniform & PPE provided
  • 30 days annual leave (includes bank holidays)
  • BIGGA Membership
  • Additional Training Available
  • Discounted Golf Membership

If you feel you have what it takes to succeed in this position, then please apply now with a CV and Cover letter

Company Details

Dunblane, Stirling, United Kingdom
Dunblane New Golf Club is 'new' because until 1922 golf was played on a small nine hole course adjoining the River Allan on what is now the Laighills Public Park. The original course was laid out by a Mr. Philp who owned the Hydropathic Hotel which had been built in 1878. Mr. Philp leased the ground from the Honourable Captain Drummond of Cromlix for £24 per annum and bore all the expense...