Greenkeeping Apprentice - WEST MIDLANDS Posting Date
May 18, 2021Job Number
Golf, Fitness, & EntertainmentLocation
Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Maxstoke Lane, Meriden, WARWICKSHIRE, United Kingdom Brand
Marriott Hotels ResortsSchedule
Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels. Marriott Hotels
, Marriott International's flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel. JW Marriott
is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come first. Because if you're happy, our guests will be happy. It's as simple as that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other, where you'll be part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-workers. JW creates opportunities for training, development, recognition and most importantly, a place where you can really pursue your passions in a luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take care of our associates. That's The JW Treatment.
The Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel offers its associates a competitive salary, gym membership, staff meals, car parking and generous global hotel discounts for you, your friends and family.
An exciting opportunity is available to start your Marriott journey in our Greenkeeping team at this four star hotel where you can receive long term development and career opportunities.
The Forest of Arden is part of an exclusive collection of Marriott country clubs and is located in the heart of the West Midlands, located between Solihull and Coventry with easy access to the M6, M42 and M40, just four miles from Birmingham NEC, Airport and International Train Station.
Facilities of the Forest of Arden include our AA rosette-awarded restaurant, Cast Iron Bar and Grill, two golf courses including our championship Arden course, a driving range and the Golf academy. There is our relaxing Spa with 8 treatment rooms, outdoor tennis courts and a fully equipped fitness centre.
This apprenticeship position of 40 working hours per week is to assist the golf course manager in presenting the venue to a championship standard. Qualifications preferred but not essential in respect of relevant experience include a National Certificate in Greenkeeping, Pesticide applications 1/2A/6 and Chainsaw certificate.
Specific duties include mowing tees, greens and fairways. Aerating turf, applying nutrition and top dressing. Repairing divots and maintaining bunkers. Identify and control weeds, pests and turf disorders.
Monitor property grounds. Maintain lawns by mowing, edging, raking leaves, and performing other lawn maintenance functions. Prepare and inspect machinery for use and wash, clean, and re-fuel all equipment after use. Maintain trees, shrubs, flower beds, baskets, and boxes by watering, removing weeds, trimming, and performing other maintenance.
Remove and bag rubbish from all exterior bins. Maintain the appearance of fountains, planters, or other grounds features by cleaning, replacing or making repairs. Maintain the appearance and safety of pavements, driveways, cart paths, or car parks by filling in cracks, holes, and making other repairs. Operate tractors, trucks, turf rollers or utility vehicles to transport equipment and supplies.
Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report defective equipment, accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; complete safety training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Support team to reach common goals. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time. Grasp, turn, and manipulate objects of varying size and weight. Visually inspect tools, equipment, or machines. Move over sloping, uneven, or slippery surfaces. Move up and down ladders, stairs and/or service ramps. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.
Full training in line with the apprenticeship will be provided as part of the role.
Accomodation Available on site.
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