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Assistant Greenkeeper

Sherborne Golf Club

Last Updated: 4/06/21

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Greenkeeper Opportunity

Sherborne Golf Club founded in 1894, is situated on a Dorset hilltop offering wonderful vistas over the Blackmore Vale and Glastonbury in the picturesque surroundings of Sherborne.

Sherborne is a forward thinking and vibrant members club that prides itself on delivering exceptional standards and experiences for club members, guests, and visitors in a welcoming environment.

The 18-hole James Braid designed golf course is complemented by a superb practice range and academy facility. The greenkeeping setup possess excellent facilities, a modern fleet of machinery and a team of dedicated staff who pride themselves on attention to detail and presenting the golfing facilities to a very high standard.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual with the following qualifications and experience to join our current team of 4 greenkeepers led by Head Greenkeeper Scott Johnson:

  • NVQ level 2 or equivalent in Greenkeeping/Sports Turf Management
  • PA1, PA2, & PA6 spraying qualification & Chainsaw certificate are desirable
  • Knowledge of Machinery Maintenance
  • Understanding of Health and Safety legislation
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience
  • Previous golf course experience desirable
  • Ideally plays golf
  • A UK Driving licence

What else can you bring:

  • Attention to detail and a passion to achieve excellent results
  • Team player
  • Good Communication skills
  • A positive, hard-working attitude
  • Willingness to learn and develop

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary in line with the BIGGA guidelines plus overtime
  • BIGGA membership.
  • Staff uniform and PPE Provided.
  • Further education and training opportunities.

This is a full-time position working a minimum of 40 hours per week . A flexible approach to work is needed as some rota-based weekend work and seasonal hours are required.

If you would like to be considered for this role then please click on the APPLY button now.

Company Details

Sherborne Golf Club

Sherborne, England, United Kingdom

We have a beautiful, mature 18-hole parkland course with specimen trees and stunning views over Somerset and the Blackmore Vale. Just over 6,400 yards from the white tees and set out over undulating terrain, our course will test all departments of your game without the need of big hitting from the tees. Good course management combined with sound club selection are the secrets of success at Sher...