Greenkeeper / Mechanic

Woodcote Park, Epsom

Location
Woodcote Park, Epsom
Contract Type
Full time - Permanent
Salary
£28,000- 30,000 plus benefits
Closing date
25 June 2021

The Royal Automobile Club one of the world’s foremost private member’s clubs is looking for Greenkeeper/ Mechanic to join our existing team. This is a new role developed by the club.

As a Greenkeeper / Mechanic 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 if required.

Role Responsibilities include:

  • Operate and maintain 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 & 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

Our ideal candidate:

  • Demonstrable experience in Greenkeeping and associated responsibilities
  • Agronomic qualification – NVQ 2
  • Previous experience using grinders
  • Solid welding and fabrication skills
  • Experience using course equipment
  • Ability to maintain and service equipment to a high standard
  • Understanding of Health & Safety regulations
  • Good team player
  • Good communication skills

Benefits include:

  • Free meals on duty
  • Staff accommodation
  • 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.

 

 

Location
Woodcote Park, Epsom
Contract Type
Full time - Permanent
Salary
£28,000- 30,000 plus benefits
Closing date
25 June 2021