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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.


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.


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.


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:

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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