Assistant Greenkeeper (CWAR-BUJC4Z)

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  • Vacancy Title
  • Assistant Greenkeeper (CWAR-BUJC4Z)
  • Company
  • JCB
  • Salary & Benefits
  • Competitive DOE plus benefits
  • Closing Date
  • 21/10/2021
  • Job Description
  • JCB Golf & Country Club are looking for an Assistant Greenkeeper to join the team

    You will be responsible for carrying out golf course maintenance duties, as directed. Work involves a variety of duties to manage and maintain the golf course, ensuring that it is presented in the best possible condition at all times, whilst adhering to the rules and regulations established for the operation.

    Your responsibilities:

    • Cutting all playing surfaces, change holes, setting up golf course for play, preparing bunkers, any spraying that is required; ensuring that the course is presented in the best possible condition to exceed the expectations of guests and visitors at all times.
    • Construction, Aeration and turfing works.
    • Understand the companies policies on health and safety and to ensure that all duties performed are carried out with full regard to the safety of the customers, visitors, contractors and other employees; work within the health and safety, COSHH, Risk Assessment and SOP guidelines at all times.
    • Ensure and supervise the operation and safe handling of all machinery and equipment used by the greenkeeping staff.
    •  Competency in the efficient and effective operation and safe handling of all chemicals used by greenkeeping staff.
    • Accept training and instruction to further skill set and personal development.
    • Responsible for the care of machinery and the reporting of loss or damage to Equipment Manager.
    • Supervise small projects and seasonal greenkeepers.
    • Ensure that care is taken at all times to prevent any long term damage to the turf/golf course.
    • Participates in the propagation of grass and other plants.
    • Any required task to contribute to the workflow and smooth running of the department/organisation.

     About you:

    • Knowledge of recreational operations and maintenance work.
    • Knowledge of the methods used in the care and maintenance of golf courses.
    • Knowledge of the care and maintenance of grass greens.
    • Knowledge of the uses and operating methods of the equipment and tools used in golf course maintenance.
    • Knowledge of turf diseases and the methods and chemicals used to control them.
    • Possess good interpersonal skills in order to communicate effectively.
    • Must maintain a positive attitude in all work related circumstances.

    Knowledge and Experience required:

    • SVQ/NVQ level 2 in sports turf maintenance or equivalent
    • Minimum of 1 year experience  in an assistant greenkeeping position
    •  PA1 & PA6 Certification favourable
    • First Aid Certification favourable
    • Must hold full UK driving license

    Note: On site accomodation available

    As employees of JCB it is very important to support and understand the company’s core values. Having a sense of Urgency and the phrase ‘Jamais Content’ meaning ‘Never Content’ are two key core values within the company and is something the JCB family feel strongly towards and ask all employees to Strive to adhere to. We are focusing on providing a first class experience in every facility and with the main function of the golf course being that of a marketing tool for the worldwide JCB brand, it is important to deliver that standard of service consistently.

     

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