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Assistant Greenkeeper - Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

Employer
The Belfry
Location
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
Salary
£20,000 per annum
Closing date
22 May 2022
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Assistant Greenkeeper - Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Greenkeeper to work in our dynamic team at The Belfry, England’s leading Hotel and Resort. We have 319 bedrooms, Rosette standard dining, five food and beverage outlets, fantastic leisure facilities including our 20 treatment rooms & pool and of course, what we are famous for…golf. We have a really exciting year ahead at The Belfry, starting with hosting The British Masters in May 2022, and continuing with the launch of new training and development opportunities and incentives.

The Belfry is synonymous with golf and has hosted the Ryder Cup four times – more than any other venue in the world. Our world class golf courses have produced some of the most dramatic moments in the history of the sport. They attract players from the UK and beyond looking to relive the Ryder Cup magic, improve their game, and to make use of the unrivalled state-of-the-art golfing facilities.

About the role

As an Assistant Greenkeeper, your role would be to undertake general course maintenance on a daily basis under the management of the Head Greenkeeper, ensuring that the site is well-kept throughout the golfing season. Although we do try to give all out employees a good work-life balance you may be required to work some evenings and weekends in this role. Duties include:

  • Maintaining the courses to Belfry brand standards
  • Undertaking regular strimming and Flymo duties on a regular basis: you’ll be required to operate the relevant machinery in line with Health and Safety standards
  • Undertaking general mowing duties on a daily basis once competent including Greens, Tees, Fairways, Rough and Semi-Rough areas to the required standards
  • Ensuring fantastic customer service when in contact with guests around the resort

About You

Our Greenkeeping team is a group of friendly and hardworking individuals with a passion for what they do and an ability to work individually and as a team. We are looking for someone who will fit in with the culture. No formal training or experience is required for this role although the following may be useful:

  • an interest in gardening
  • an interest in golf
  • experience in horticulture or landscaping
  • previous greenkeeper experience

Benefits

  • Fantastic resort discounts that include: gym membership, rooms, golf, spa, food and beverage, and retail
  • Meals on shift in our canteen
  • Access to lifestyle discounts at high-street restaurants, retail outlets and days out
  • We offer Wagestream to all employees, enabling everyone to track earnings, save, access wages before they are paid, and seek financial advice
  • Healthcare schemes: life assurance, 24-hour GP, health cash-plans
  • Team social events throughout the year
  • Long-service awards, including additional paid holiday
  • Free staff parking. The resort isn’t serviced by public transport although we do offer a subsidised taxi service for those who don’t drive
  • We can offer live-in accommodation for up to three months
  • Excellent training, development and career opportunities

 

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