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Assistant Greenkeeper - Delta Hotels by Marriott Forest of Arden Country Club

As one of the world’s premier golf operators, Marriott Golf manages the golf experience for over a million golfers each year. Marriott’s golf collection consists of dozens of acclaimed championship golf courses located in some of the most beautiful destinations throughout the world.   

Are you seeking to grow your skills with endless career opportunities? Work beside teammates that feel like family? Experience working for an employer that puts your wellbeing at the heart of everything it does? Enjoy monthly celebrations, treats and recognition? And make a difference in the local community? Then Delta Hotels by Marriott Forest of Arden Country Club is the place for you. 

The impact you’ll make.

When a golfer walks onto the first tee – imagine that first look they take ready to set up a shot on a perfectly cut tee. Followed by that sigh of relief as their ball flows straight down the immaculate fairway, avoiding the perfectly raked bunker and landing on an outstanding putting surface. 

The Championship Arden course is one of the Country’s most established European Tour Venues, having played host to the British Masters, The English Open, The European Senior Masters and most recently, The 2020 Hero Open. 

Our Aylesford Course is considerably shorter than its prestigious neighbour, but the expert attention of our greenkeepers ensures that it remains in equally immaculate condition. Both courses were designed by the legendary Donald Steel 

The venue was recently invited into the 59 Club Eminent collection, one of 12 venues worldwide who are delivering the benchmark of excellence in Global Golf and Hospitality. 

Working at Forest of Arden is therefore an excellent opportunity to learn from one of the industry leaders. 

What you’ll do.

Prepare the golf course for play to the highest standards on a daily basis 

Spraying and disease control 

Construction, aeration, drainage and turfing works 

Operate a wide range of golf course machinery 

Undertake specific training on machinery and other working practices  

Have knowledge of and adhere to health and safety regulations and procedures   

What we’re looking for .

A team-first attitude 

A gift for paying attention to the smallest details  

An early bird – with early starts you will get to watch the sun come up 

Minimum 1 year of previous green keeping experience – NVQ L2 Sports Turf 

Be happy to work independently  

Hold a full clean UK driving license   

Mechanical experience – servicing and repairing machinery, advantageous but not essential  PA 1,2 & 6 spraying certificates, advantageous but not essential  

Perks you deserve.

In addition to an annual salary of £10.62, we’ll support you in and out of the workplace by offering: 

Health & Wellbeing - complimentary Leisure Club Membership & discounted Golf Rates because your wellbeing is important 

Meals - Tasty and Varied Meals in our Associate Dining Facility  

Uniform & dry-cleaning service 

Discounts - Enrolment in Perks at Work - Access to unlimited deals from retailers to restaurants, cinema’s and more 

Travel - Discounted Hotel Accommodation Worldwide for you and your Friends & Family, 20% F&B Discount, 30% Retail Discount & 20%

Spa Discount in Marriott Hotels Worldwide  

Holidays - 20 days holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays increasing with service 

Pay - Annual Performance Related Pay Review  

Health - Cycle to work scheme 

Pension & Life Assurance 

Flexibility – do you need flexibility in your life, talk to us as we know work life balance is important  

Take Care Access to our Take Care Emotional Wellbeing Resources & Associate Assistance Service  

Develop and Grow - Comprehensive Training and Development programs 

Career - career progression opportunities are endless as the #1 leader in hospitality worldwide  

Celebrate - Awards and Recognition Celebrations 

Events - Monthly Calendar of Associate Focused & Fun Events 

With this role you will be working 40 hours per week over 5 days, including weekends - do you need flexibility in your life? We are happy to discuss this with you! 

With our diverse portfolio of locations, you’ll find Delta Hotels in world-renowned cities and prestigious resorts across Canada. Delta Hotels is a Marriott International brand and offers you the opportunity to find the hospitality job and career journey that's right for you. With more than 1100 managed properties and 19 brands you'll find Marriott International in your neighborhood and in more than 74 countries across the globe. Find Your World ™ at Delta Hotels.

To apply for this role please email your covering letter and CV to:

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