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Greenkeeper

Up to 30,000 yearly

Baildon Golf Club

Baildon Golf Club

Last Updated: 11/14/21

Job Description

Job description

Baildon Golf Club is an 18-hole moorland course in West Yorkshire, founded 125 years ago this year.

The Committee is very keen to continue its investment into the golf course and, as such there is now a vacancy for an experienced Greenkeeper.

Job Purpose

To work as full-time Greenkeeper, carrying out routine golf course maintenance and enabling the running of greenkeeping operations as directed by the club and in accordance with Health & Safety working practices.

It is expected that you will be friendly and courteous to other members of staff, club members and their guests, whilst being trustworthy and able to work either unsupervised or within a team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Cut tees, greens, surrounds, fairways, and semi rough
  • Set up the Golf Course, including changing holes, moving tee markers, indicating drop zones, ground under repair, OOB hazards etc
  • Switch and brush greens in preparation for play
  • Perform aeration and apply top dressing and fertilizers as appropriate
  • Identify and control pests and diseases
  • Renovate worn and damaged turf
  • Maintain health, safety, and security in the workplace for self and others
  • Have a working knowledge of the maintenance and upkeep of greenkeeping equipment
  • Have knowledge of irrigation and drainage
  • Be prepared to carry out other duties within and around the Clubhouse as and when required
  • Work every alternate Saturday morning (cutting greens) during the main golfing season (1st Sat in April through 2nd Sat in October) with payment as overtime or time in lieu.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in greenkeeping at a golf course
  • Have a full UK driving license and be able to drive a tractor with implements and other machinery
  • NVQ level 2 qualifications or equivalent (minimum)
  • PA1.2 and 6 spraying certificates
  • Chainsaw Licence

Can candidates please include a covering letter of application along with your CV.

Please click APPLY to submit your CV & covering letter.

Application deadline: 20/11/2021



Company Details

Shipley, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Baildon Golf Club is an 18-hole moorland course in West Yorkshire, founded 125 years ago this year. A James Braid-designed moorland course with fantastic views of rolling Yorkshire countryside and a tough but fair test. Family club with a lovely atmosphere.