Senior Greenkeeper - Sutton Coldfield

The Belfry
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
26220.00 per annum OTE
17 Apr 2024
23 Apr 2024
Full Time, Part Time
Senior Greenkeeper - Sutton Coldfield

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Greenkeeper to work in our dynamic team at The Belfry, England's leading Hotel and Resort. We have 320 bedrooms, 2 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 development taking place at The Belfry, which will see the expansion of the resort with an 852sqm event space, 100+ extra bedrooms, a state-of-the-art leisure club, and much more.

Join us on our journey as we unveil a new and unparalleled experience for our guests.


The on-target earning potential for this role is 26,220 annual salary, compromising of a base salary of 25,370 plus a qualified estimate of 850 gratuities per annum

About the role

This role is a senior (level 3) position within our Greenkeeping team, and will involve assisting the Deputy Head Greenkeeper in overseeing the daily maintenance of the golf courses i.e. course set up, current work programmes, supervise staff and spraying and fertilisation. Key responsibilities include:

Assisting in the golf courses set-up each morning in line with golf course maintenance standards.

Application of fertilisers and chemicals to the golf course where necessary.

To undertake spot checks of the golf courses including; tees, fairways, rough, approaches, greens, pitch-marking and holes.

To ensure that golf course standards are adhered to by the teams.

Supervising the golf course maintenance teams.

To undertake the mowing of greens, fairways and tees.

Assist the planning each week: cutting schedules, bunker maintenance, hole changing, stock check, i.e. flagpoles, bins, ball washers and towels. General course maintenance.

Assist the Head Greenkeeper in supervising any work programmes in place.

Carry out other duties that maybe necessary from time to time.

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. In addition, you would need to have:

NVQ level 2 (or equivalent) qualifications

Relevant machinery training

Knowledge of IPM

Proven experience in a supervisory role

Chemical Biology and Fertiliser Knowledge

Driver's Licence

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