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Deputy Course Manager

Turfgrass Agronomy & Services

Turfgrass Agronomy & Services

Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Last Updated: 9/29/22

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Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen. Turfgrass agronomy & service is looking to recruit a Deputy Course Manager for a 9 holes golf course located in Potters Bar (Hertfordshire).

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to come and work on a new Golf Course. Your responsibility will be to assist the Course Manager in the daily running of the golf course ensuring it is maintained to a high standard.

The Individual

The successful candidate will work closely with the Course Manager and will be involved with preparation, maintenance and development of all grass areas, bunkers, greens and tees, maintaining equipment and adhering to all relevant Health & Safety guidelines. You will need to be a team player, able to work under pressure and have the ability to work well with colleagues and have good communication skills. You will also be required to work on your own, carrying out set tasks and work schedule using your own initiative. Motivate, lead the team when the Course Manager is off site.

The position

The successful applicant will report directly to the Course Manager

  • Minimum of NVQ level 3 in sports turf management (or equivalent).
  • PA1, PA2 and PA6 spraying certificates.
  • He/she should have a minimum of 5 years experience in the industry.
  • Good understanding of health and safety in the workplace.
  • Knowledge of use and maintenance of rainbird irrigation system.
  • The ability to lead and motivate others.
  • A keen eye for details.
  • He/she must have the confidence to lead from the front, setting a good example and having a very strong work ethic.
  • Be able to detail and instruct work programmes to the team.
  • Good knowledge of modern turf machinery.
  • Driving licence.

The position is full-time, with required weekend work rota.

Benefits include:

  • 30 days holiday (Including Public and Bank Holidays)
  • BIGGA membership
  • Full Uniform
  • Training

Company Details

Leicester, United Kingdom
Turfgrass Agronomy & Services is a company owned by two renowned agronomist. Alejandro Reyes was recently the Course Manager at Le Golf National (hosted the Ryder Cup 2018 and numerous Open de France events). Sylvain Duval has been a Course Manager in France, Italy and in the UK before becoming an agronomist. The company now supervises the agronomy of over 50 different golf courses in Europ...