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Head greenkeeper


Apr 23, 2024

An opportunity has arisen for Head Greenkeeper. We run the 2nd most northerly golf course in the UK, an 18-hole moorland course.  We have over 300 members plus a large number of visitors throughout the year, but mainly in summer, enjoying the long daylight hours and summer-evening golf.

We are looking for a hard-working, enthusiastic individual for this role. We have a full-time employment contract to offer but for recruitment at this stage of the golf season, we will also consider other contracts; namely a temporary contract for 6 to 8 months, or a contract for services to someone who is self-employed.

We offer:

  • A competitive basic salary of GBP28,000 to GBP35,000 dependent on experience and qualifications
  • Bonus payments on the achievement of quarterly targets
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Statutory annual leave
  • Opportunity to improve and develop the golf course
  • Flexible package to assist with relocation to Shetland (if applicable)

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum SVQ Level2
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • PA1, 2, 6A Spraying Certificates
  • Greenkeeping experience
  • Knowledge of and commitment to Health & Safety at Work
  • Current First Aid certification

We are looking for an individual who will:

  • Be able to work a varied Summer/Winter work pattern
  • Be willing to work outdoors in all conditions
  • Be self-motivated with a positive attitude and good communication skills
  • Be able to manage and supervise seasonal greens staff
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