fifth green

Greenkeeper

Job Overview:

· To assist with the upkeep of the golf course and surrounding areas.

Main Responsibilities

· To carry out course maintenance operations as directed by line manager including: switching / brushing / mowing all playing surfaces to a high and presentable standard scarifying/verti cutting and aerating turf applying nutrition and top dressing
· repairing divots
· establishing turf / rolling turf
· maintaining bunkers
· To set up the golf course in accordance with the rules of golf i.e. changing holes, moving tee markers and marking of hazards, out of bounds and g.u.r
· To establish and maintain plants, trees and shrubs
· To maintain golf course furniture and signage
· To identify weeds, pests, plants, grasses, turf disorders and diseases on the golf course
· To measure green speed, interpret and report results
· Keep management informed in a timely manner on conditions that will affect the game of golf
· To assist with the upkeep the resort grounds as required
· To use and maintain all machinery in a professional manner and ensure it is correctly stored following use
· To report any equipment requiring maintenance or repair
· To ensure all Health and Safety procedures are adhered to at all times
· To ensure all work is completed to a high standard
· To report any safety hazards to Management
· To maintain good interdepartmental communications, ensure teamwork and positive relationships with co-workers and management
· To co-operate with Management and assist with any reasonable request
· To maintain a presentable appearance at all times, conforming to uniform requirements and to ensure a high level of personal hygiene
· To attend and contribute to periodical meetings and training when necessary
· To know and carry out responsibilities in the case of fire and as an individual under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
· To maintain the highest standards of confidentiality
· To act as an ambassador of the company at all times promoting awareness of the Company’s services and good reputation

This job description is not an exhaustive list of duties but it is intended to give a general indication of the range of work undertaken and will vary in detail in the light of changing demands and priorities within the Company. Any substantive changes in the range of work undertaken will be carried out in consultation with the post holder.

To apply for this job email your details to work@oldthorns.com.