Greenkeeper

Woodcote Park, Epsom

Location
Woodcote Park, Epsom
Contract Type
Full time - Permanent
Salary
£24,254.37
Closing date
19 July 2021

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

The Royal Automobile Club one of the world’s foremost private member’s clubs is looking for a full time Greenkeeper to join our team.

As a 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 to woodland management.

We have recently introduced a new working rota which is Monday- Friday with occasional weekend work.  

Staff accommodation is also available.

Role responsibilities include:

  • 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 Course manager, Deputy Course Managers & Head Mechanic on the upkeep and maintenance of estate grounds
  • 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
  • Do all duties to ensure the golf course remains in top condition for our members

Our ideal person:

  • Demonstrable previous experience in a Greenkeeping role
  • Agronomic qualification – NVQ 2
  • Experience using course equipment and collaboration with team members where necessary
  • Understanding and accountability regarding Health & Safety regulations
  • Excellent team player and the desire to do the best job possible
  • Good communication skills and the ability to liaise with all stakeholders

Benefits include:

  • Free meals on duty
  • Staff accommodation
  • 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.

 

Location
Woodcote Park, Epsom
Contract Type
Full time - Permanent
Salary
£24,254.37
Closing date
19 July 2021