Permanent Greenkeeper

  • Hours: Full Time
  • Salary: Competitive Salary
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We are recruiting for assistant greenkeepers within the Golf Course and Estates Department at Loch Lomond Golf Club.

The Club is currently undergoing a full golf course renovation programme which includes

·         Installation of a new irrigation system

·         Comprehensive drainage upgrade

10” sand cap

·         Re-grassing programme

·         Bunker and tee renovations

Reporting directly to The Golf Course Management Team, the successful candidates will assist with all aspects of golf course management, construction, grow-in and presentation.

The Golf Course Maintenance Department strives for excellence in golf course and turf management

The role requires individuals who are proactive, hardworking and conscientious. The individuals must also be energetic, motivated and flexible.

Qualifications required

Applicants for the full-time greenkeeper must have NVQ level 2 or equivalent in greenkeeping

Hold a minimum of 3 years’ greenkeeping experience

PA1, 2 and 6 qualifications are desirable but not essential 

Applicants will assist and/or be exposed to the following:

A phased major renovation programme to the golf course and grow-in

Under supervision, carry out effective turf maintenance by following established schedules and maintenance programmes.

Collection and interpretation of data.

Scout and identify potential turf problems and provide input for corrective solutions.

With training and supervision, can calibrate, apply and record fertilizer, pesticide and seed applications.

Learn how to deal with highly challenging conditions and Member expectations.

With training and supervision, be able to use a wide range of machinery and equipment.

Routine workshop practices. E.g. vehicle checks, setting height and quality of cut on mowers. 

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