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Apprentice Greenkeeper

Stoke Rochford Golf Club, Grantham

Salary: £148.20 per week

Added: 24th January 2020

Closing Date: 1st March 2020

The Role

Apprentice Greenkeeper required to work within a small team of three other Greenkeepers. To be involved in all aspects of greens maintenance, basic machine repair and course maintenance.

You will be involved in all aspects of modern golf course maintenance.

This involves:

  • Mowing of greens, tees, fairways and rough using a wide range of modern ride on machinery
  • Changing holes
  • Raking
  • Edging bunkers
  • Basic mechanics and servicing
  • Irrigation maintenance and repair
  • During winter months when less grass mowing is required you will assist the team in construction projects building tees and bunkers

Requirements and Prospects

Desired skills

  • Team working
  • The successful candidate will need to have the ability to work independently without the need for close supervision
  • The successful candidate will be organised and have a good attention to detail.

Personal qualities

  • Candidate must be enthusiastic
  • Candidate must be punctual and reliable
  • The vacancy is based in a small team and the candidate will be expected to work using their own initiative
  • The candidate must be dedicated to completing the apprenticeship qualifications
  • A hard working individual who has a proactive approach to their work, with good attention to detail.

Desired qualifications

  1. No experience required as full training will be given
  2. No qualifications required as full training will be given.

Future prospects

Full time assistant greenkeeper position available.

Things to consider

  • Weekend work is required (flexible rota system, alternate weekends, 4hrs per day)
  • The vacancy is based in a rural area and public transport links are minimal
  • You will need to ensure that you can access the employer and training provider in line with the hours of work
  • The role will involve working outdoors/in all weathers/cold/ driving/lifting etc.

The Employer

Stoke Rochford Golf Club lies 6 miles south of Grantham and is accessed from the A1 North bound. This Lincolnshire Golf Course is located in the picturesque parkland estate of Stoke Rochford and was formed in 1924 taking advantage of the naturally scenic environment.

Stoke Rochford Golf Club is an 18 hole private members club. It has a good reputation for all year round playability. The club will celebrate its centenary in five year's time. The golf course is maintained by a team of four green staff (currently three).  The club annually host the midland youth championships as well as county and club competitions.

How To Apply

Apply via Find an Apprenticeship.

For further information, please contact Michelle Bailey.

Email: Michelle.Bailey@riseholme.ac.uk

Telephone: 01522 437985