Golf Course Labourer - Sutton Coldfield

The Belfry
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
10.74 - 11.01 per hour
19 Feb 2024
18 Mar 2024
Full Time, Part Time
Golf Course Labourer - Sutton Coldfield

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Golf Course Labourer to work in our dynamic team at The Belfry, England's leading Hotel and Resort. We have 320 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 We have a really exciting year ahead at The Belfry, with hosting The British Masters in August 2024, 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.


The Greenkeeping team look after all the 3 Golf Courses and living landscape at the Belfry hotel and Resort. Due to the world-class nature of our courses, our golfers have high expectations, and we have similarly high expectations of ourselves and what we deliver. We are uncompromising on our standards - ensuring our courses and our teams look fantastic.


The on-target earning potential for this role is 10.74 - 11.01 per hours compromising of a base hourly rate of 10.18 - 10.42 plus a qualified estimate of 0.56 gratuities per hour

About the role

You will be working early mornings 6 am - 2.30 pm, 5 days a week including some weekends.

As a Golf Course Labourer, your role would be to undertake general course maintenance on a daily basis under the management of the Golf Courses Manager.

You will also be responsible for:

Ensuring that the site is well-kept throughout the golfing season. 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 successful candidates will have:

an interest in gardening, nature, golf, or landscaping

a desire to go above and beyond

a collaborative and inclusive approach

a passion to create memorable experiences for our guests

an openness to feedback and learning new things

ability to take initiative

a positive can-do attitude

Belfry Benefits


  • Discounted gym membership and access to team-led fitness sessions, such as our Belfry running club
  • Team social events throughout the year
  • Belfry-wide wellness programme with external speakers, focusing on 'mind, body & soul'
  • The Burnt Chef Project partnership, offering unlimited, fully-funded counselling and mental health support
  • Wagestream access to all employees - track earnings, saving accounts, and access to wages when you want
  • Healthcare schemes: life assurance, 24-hour GP, health cash-plans
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • The Belfry is committed to the Hotelier's Charter, demonstrating our commitment to our people

Showing some appreciation

  • Long service awards
  • Additional paid holiday for long service
  • Reward Vouchers
  • Free meals on shift in our canteen
  • Annual Belfry awards
  • Team appreciation events
  • Fantastic resort discounts across restaurants, bars, retail, and golf
  • Bed & Breakfast from 35 per room
  • Free staff parking
  • Subsidised taxi service for those who don't drive
  • Live-in accommodation for up to 3 months
  • Relocation bonuses

Learning & Development

  • Excellent training and career opportunities
  • Internal career pathways programmes
  • Access to The Belfry Campus Learning
  • Commitment to developing our team through apprenticeship programmes

Making a difference

  • Belfry ESG committee, dedicated to delivering an environmentally sustainable business
  • Supporting industry, local and national charities
  • Pledges made on 'Make Good Grow', offering our team's expertise and support to good causes