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Greenkeeper - Northampton

Join a prestigious, 100-year-old parkland golf course in Northampton that's on an exciting journey to return to its former glory. With a new Head Greenkeeper and a dedicated committee, our client is committed to creating an outstanding golfing experience.


The club features a modern clubhouse that offers stunning views of the first tee and 18th green, providing a beautiful and inspiring work environment.


Job Overview:


Are you passionate about outdoor work and golf course maintenance? We are looking for a dedicated Greenkeeper to join our client's team. This is your chance to play a vital role in maintaining and enhancing the beauty and playability of a historic golf course. If you thrive in a team-oriented setting and have a keen eye for detail, this position is perfect for you.


Responsibilities:


Detailed Course Inspections: Conduct thorough inspections to identify areas needing care and develop effective treatment plans.


Irrigation Management: Operate and maintain advanced irrigation systems to ensure optimal water usage and turf health.


Course Feature Maintenance: Participate in the construction and upkeep of key course features, including tees, greens, and bunkers.


Pest Management: Implement integrated pest management strategies to maintain a healthy and attractive turf.


Environmental Stewardship: Collaborate with the grounds team on sustainable practices and environmental initiatives.


Winter Maintenance: Engage in winter activities such as tree management and course enhancement projects.


Turf Grass Selection: Advice on the best turf grass choices considering the course's microclimate and soil conditions.


Tournament Preparation: Work with management to prepare the course for tournaments and special events, ensuring it meets competitive standards.


Qualifications:


NVQ Level 2 or Level 3 in Greenkeeping or a related field is preferred.


Proven experience in a similar role within a golf course or sports turf environment. PA1, PA2 & PA6 certifications are a plus.


Strong understanding of golf course operations and maintenance practices.


Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.


A full driving license is advantageous.


Benefits:


Competitive Salary: Earn between £26,000 and £28,500 based on your experience.


Professional Development: Take advantage of opportunities for ongoing training and career growth.


Prestigious Environment: Be part of a forward-thinking and esteemed golf club.


If you are enthusiastic about greenkeeping and eager to make a significant impact on our historic golf course, we want to hear from you.


Join us and be part of a team dedicated to excellence and sustainability.


How to Apply: If you are passionate about sports, have a keen eye for detail, and are looking for a fulfilling role, please apply today! Submit your CV and a brief cover letter highlighting your relevant experience to: Hello@Chappellenterprises.co.uk


Join our team at Chappell Enterprises UK and contribute to providing an exceptional environment for sports and recreation!


Location: Northampton Salary: £26,000 - £28,500, depending on experience & qualifications



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