Assistant Greenkeeper

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Greenkeeper to join our dedicated team at Murrayshall Country Estate.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Greenkeeper to join our dedicated team at Murrayshall Country Estate. Murrayshall is an 18 hole championship standard golf course and is supported by the 10 hole Lynedoch course, with flood light driving range and is set in 365 acres of stunning Perthshire countryside.

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Have at least two years’ experience as a Greenkeeper
  • Be qualified to at least SVQ2 level in Sports Turf, with a desire to further continue their own professional development
  • Communicate effectively and keep accurate records
  • Be passionate about their role and association with the Estate
  • Experience of working on parkland golf courses
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Health and Safety associated with golf course equipment
  • Ability to undertake daily turf maintenance tasks.
  • Highly motivated with a strong work ethic.
  • The ability to work well as part of a team and individually.
  • A high level of attention to detail across all areas.
  • Flexible approach to working hours, including weekends.
  • Competent with machinery.

Person Specification:

· A good knowledge of golf course maintenance practices.

· Practical skills for driving and operating machinery.

· Able to establish and maintain good working relationships with others.

· Self-motivated and able to work independently.

· Good punctuality.

· Excellent communication skills.

· Good attention to detail.

· Educated to a minimum SVQ level 2 in sports turf management or equivalent

· Full driving licence.

· Multitasking.

· Team Player.

· Maintain a professional manner and attitude.

· Able to adapt to change and be flexible.

· Worked on a Parkland golf course.

· At least 2 years experience as a greenkeeper

Desirable criteria

  • Construction experience
  • Chainsaw certificate
  • Pesticide spraying licence PA1, PA2 PA6

What we can offer

  • 29 Days Holiday per annum including bank holidays
  • Pension contributions
  • All uniform and PPE
  • Staff lunches
  • Refer a friend incentive
  • Use of the golf course
  • Hotel and golf discounts
  • Free On-site parking
  • Tips system paid to the whole team to a maximum of £2,000.

The hours of work for our Greenkeeping team are Mon-Fri from 6.00am to 3.30pm in the summer and 7.30am to 2.30pm in the winter. With weekend shifts on a rota basis.

If you have the necessary skills and experience to succeed as an Assistant Greenkeeper, please apply today.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,800.00-£22,000.00 per year