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Head Greenkeeper at Wenvoe Castle GC

Head Greenkeeper

Posted: 28th February 2018
Closing: 30th March 2018
Location: Wenvoe Castle Golf Club - South Wales

Job Description
Applications are invited for the position of Head Green Keeper.

Wenvoe Castle Golf Club is a long established member's club founded in 1936. We are a parkland course designed by the five times open champion James Braid. The club is situated between Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, approximately five miles west of Cardiff.

The successful candidate will be capable of planning, organising, controlling and contributing to the green keeping team's actives. A high standard of course presentation and quality of green is required. Candidates should possess all relevant green keeping qualifications, NVQ level 3 or equivalent, spraying certificates PA1, PA2 and PA6 and have a history of success at a known quality course, either as head green keeper or deputy head green keeper.

The successful candidate will:
  • Motivate and supervise the green keeping team
  • Be able to demonstrate initiative, enthusiasm, good communication skills and the ability to introduce modern green keeping practices, approaches and administration in to the golf club
  • Understand and able to implement Health & Safety and other relevant legislation
  • Carry out staff appraisals, develop and implement training plans
  • Manage and maintain the course machinery and irrigation system

    The successful candidate will work closely with the Chairman of Greens. The salary for this position is negotiable.

    Applications in writing including a full CV to:
    The Secretary
    Wenvoe Castle Golf Club
    Cardiff CF5 6BE