We are looking for an energetic Senior Greenkeeper to strengthen our team at SCHLOSS Roxburghe. If you enjoy working in the outdoors and working as part of an enthusiastic team, then we’d love to hear from you! As part of a team, you will be responsible for assisting in all preparations of the golf course and grounds each day. The role shall also include assisting with different aspects of both golf course and estate maintenance and presentation. This is a full-time permanent position, with a competitive salary. The availability to work early mornings and weekends is essential.
Where Will You Be Working?
SCHLOSS Roxburghe is an exceptional country house estate with a Championship Golf Course and a range of outdoor activities, nestled in the beautiful Scottish Borders but little more than an hour's drive from both Edinburgh and Newcastle. With many exciting opportunities for growth and development, we invite you to make your impact and join us. The Championship Golf Course has hosted many European tour events over the years along with top amateur’s events. It is an exciting time to join SCHLOSS Roxburghe Hotel & Golf Course as we look forward to constructing a brand-new short game facility and upgrading the current driving range. 2023 will also see the start of the construction of a State-of-the-art maintenance facility along with a brand-new fleet of machinery.
Your key responsibilities.
To assist the CM & DCM in the management of the daily operation of the golf course & estate. To rectify or communicate any issues or foreseen problems To ensure all tasks associated with the management and maintenance of the golf course are carried out in-line with Health & safety polices To assist the mechanic and help undertake minor machine maintenance. Ensuring the team carry out and record daily pre-start checks on machinery prior to use and maintaining effective machinery operation during use Ensure maintenance tasks are carried out in line with departmental standard operating procedures. Mentoring and development of team members as required to ensure standards are met Carry out fertiliser, pesticide and other applications in line with Health & safety polices and industry best practices To operate machinery and equipment as directed ensuring that they are handled safely and instructed
The kind of person we are looking for.
You are highly motivated and have great attention to detail You take huge pride in our work ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness, presentation and hygiene A strong team player with great communication skills and an enthusiastic approach You are willing to learn and aim to continuously improve You’re adaptable, and available to work a flexible schedule, including working early mornings and weekends in line with the changing needs of our business You are enthusiastic and have a positive personality with the ability to build genuine and trusting relationships You are able to multi-task and thrive working in a busy, fast-paced environment A passion to learn and toward continued personal development The ability to work well as part of a team A pro-active and ‘can do’ approach to work
Proven experience / qualifications.
Minimum of 3+ years golf course experience NVQ Level 2 or above PA1, PA2 and PA6 spraying certificates A full valid driving licence Prior experience of construction would be advantageous An understanding of Rainbird Irrigation systems
The Bigger Picture
So, if you have the ambition to continuously improve, deliver results with excellence, show that you care and act with integrity then come and join us, this is just the job for you!
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