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Apprentice Greenkeeper (posted 04-02-2020)

We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join the green keeping team at Horsforth Golf Club

Working under the direction of the Head Greenkeeper, you will be an integral member of the team and will be involved in the day-to-day maintenance of the golf course, to ensure the course is presented to the highest standard

Main duties will include:-

  • Reseeding tees
  • Maintaining bunkers
  • Strimming and flymowing
  • Changing hole positions and moving markers
  • There will also be the opportunity to learn how to operate selected machinery, such as hand-mowers, greens/fairways/tees mowers and tractors

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills: -

  • Hard-working
  • Punctual
  • Keen to learn and progress
  • Team-player with good communication skills

Personal qualities:-

  • Enthusiastic
  • An interest/knowledge of golf is an advantage
  • Desired qualifications
  • Maths and English A-C, 4 + or equivalent.

Lower grades will be considered after sitting a Shipley College Skills assessment.

Future prospects

Career progression, potential to become a first assistant green keeper on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

The working hours are 40 hours per week. Weekend work and the occasional long day will be required. Weekends are usually one in four and are paid as overtime

We offer:

  • a full staff uniform
  • a competitive salary
  • Opportunity to gain extra training and qualifications

If you are interested in this position and require more details please send your C.V. plus covering letter to:

Mr Simon Lax
Club Manager
Horsforth Golf Club
Layton Rise
Horsforth
Leeds
LS18 5EX

0113 258 6819

 

Horsforth Golf Club
Layton Rise Horsforth Leeds LS18 5EX
Tel: 0113 258 6819

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