Senior Greenkeeper in Training (CWAR-C9GDKA)

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  • Vacancy Title
  • Senior Greenkeeper in Training (CWAR-C9GDKA)
  • Company
  • JCB
  • Salary & Benefits
  • Competitive DOE plus Benefits
  • Closing Date
  • 07/07/2022
  • Job Description
  • JCB Golf & Country Club are looking to train a Senior Greenkeeper to support with Course Maintenance

    You will be responsible for carrying out maintenance duties and learning the daily role of the senior greenkeepers. 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.

    Roles and 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.
    • Responsible for the care of machinery and the reporting of loss or damage to Head Mechanic.
    • 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.
    • Interest in the use of fungicides and other control measures for the management of disease and/or any unwanted species.
    • Any required task to contribute to the workflow and smooth running of the department/organisation.
    • Shadow Senior Greenkeepers to effectively learn the role and therefore effectively progress in our industry.

     Personal Specifications and Qualities:

    • Knowledge of recreational operations and maintenance work involved.
    • 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.
    • Must be a focused individual with the aim of progressing in their career and the industry.

    Knowledge and Experience required:

    • SVQ/NVQ 2 in sports turf maintenance or equivalent
    • Minimum of 2 year experience  in an assistant greenkeeping position
    • Must hold full UK driving license
    • Experience of dealing successfully with customers and demonstrating effective customer care

    What’s in it for you?

    To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company’s healthy living centre, 33 days annual leave and flexibility around daily start and finish times.

    You will also have access to JCB’s Reward Hub – giving you fantastic savings across a huge range of high street retailers, as well as access to exclusive company perks such as our Cycle to Work Scheme.

    JCB: Building a Brighter Future

    JCB is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

    Recruitment Agencies: JCB does not accept any speculative approaches to present candidates for advertised vacancies.

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