Assistant Greenkeeper (Ref: WPAG110419)

Woodcote Park, Epsom

Full time, Permanent

24254.37 per annum + excellent company benefits

Closing date

Full Job Description

As Assistant Greenkeeper you’ll use your previous experience to enhance the work of a professional golf team that typifies what makes the Royal Automobile Club such a special place to work. Our team maintains and develops two courses, within an inspired, environmentally sustainable plan that ranges from course architecture and woodland management to the reintroduction of our own beehives. 

The Role:

  • Operate equipment for fine turf maintenance programmes that ensure quality and consistency.
  • Maintain standard operating procedures for the golf course against agreed Standard Operating Procedures and departmental policy.
  • Liaise with the Deputy Course Manager, Head Gardener & Head Mechanic on the upkeep and maintenance of estate grounds and gardens.
  • Maintain knowledge in relation to training and development.
  • Manage all operations in an environmentally sustainable plan.
  • Ensure all Health & Safety systems protect and promote a safe working environment.


The Person:

  • Agronomic qualification – NVQ 2
  • Experience using course equipment
  • Demonstrable experience in Greenkeeping
  • Understanding of Health & Safety regulations
  • Good team player
  • Communication skills


Benefits include:

  • Free meals on duty
  • Free shuttle bus from Epsom station
  • Perkbox discount scheme
  • European RAC cover
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Staff uniform
  • Generous pension
  • Employer paid health cash plan
  • Staff fund


The Royal Automobile Club embodies both the rich history of British motoring and the best tradition of private members’ clubs - prestigious yet always welcoming. Here at Woodcote Park in the heart of the Surrey countryside we’re passionate about pioneering ever-higher standards of dining, accommodation and sporting facilities.


Most importantly, you’ll share our values. We combine a passion for our heritage with a desire to achieve new levels of excellence. We exceed expectations, treat each other with respect, and ensure mutual trust is at the core of everything we do. If you can live these values, you’ll see your efforts recognised and your potential nurtured in an organisation that’s full of individuals who have come up through the ranks, learned new skills or taken their careers in surprising new directions.