Greenkeeper

Woodcote Park, Epsom

Location
Woodcote Park, Epsom
Contract Type
Full time - Permanent
Closing date
28 February 2022

Job Description & Person Specification

Role Purpose Statement:

To implement tasks that ensure both golf courses are maintained to the required standard as expected by the members of The Royal Automobile Club.

 

Main Accountabilities:

·            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 environmental sustainable plan.

·            Ensure all Health & Safety systems protect and promote a safe working environment.

Service Delivery/Operations

·            Ensure that both golf courses are prepared appropriately for daily and competition play.

·            Ensure all playing surfaces are maintained to the highest standard with resource availability.

·            Ensure all areas are fit for purpose and safe for club members, guests and employees.

 

Resource Planning/People Management

·            Utilise all work programmes to maximise benefit for turf management and is cost effective.

·            Undertake work programmes that maximises resource availability.

·            Maintain open communication, ensuring all team members are well informed at all times and working collaboratively with other departments. 

 

Service Quality

·            Ensure all work undertaken is representative of the quality expected in all areas managed on the estate so that club members experience is positive and memorable.

Health and Safety/Compliance

·            Ensure compliance with the rules of the Clubhouse Health & Safety policy.

·            Ensure all work practices are in line with all documented instructions and guidelines.

·            Implement and monitor policies and procedures, ensuring that the teams are adhering to them.

 

Person Specification

 

Qualifications & Training

Agronomic qualification – NVQ 2

Equipment use competency

Chainsaw certification

Irrigation certification

Heavy plant certificates

Pesticide spraying licence PA1, PA2 PA6

Full driving licence

 

Knowledge

Minimum 5 years in greenkeeping

Experience in machinery operation

Clear and relevant understanding of Health & Safety requirements.

Worked on Downland golf course

Worked at tournament venues

Experience managing woodlands

Experience in construction

 

Skills and Abilities

Multitasking

Implementing Health & Safety regulations

 

Personal Qualities

Essential

Desirable

Clear communicator and listener

Team Player

Accountability

Respect

Trust

 

Values

Core Behaviours

Heritage

Excellence

Accountability

Respect

Trust

Focused

Passionate

Team Player

Integrity

Responsible

Location
Woodcote Park, Epsom
Contract Type
Full time - Permanent
Closing date
28 February 2022