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Estate Manager/ Head Green Keeper

From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Estate Manager/ Head Green Keeper

-Immediate start

-Full- time, Permanent position

-Salary: £35,000- £40,000

-Flexible shift patterns, working 5 days out of 7


Estate Manager/ Head Green Keeper

Our client is looking for experienced, positive, energetic and highly motivated Estate Manager/ Head Green Keeper to join their dedicated and enthusiastic team of greens staff and gardeners in a Resort based in Chipping Norton.

The role:

You will be responsible for leading a team of greens staff and gardeners and maintaining the estate to the required standard (including all gardens, historic features, tree maintenance and waterways).

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years experience in a Head Green Keeper role at a resort and all qualifications listed below.

Required Qualification:

  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Sports Turf Maintenance
  • PA1, PA2 and PA6 spraying certificates
  • CS30, CS31 chainsaw certificates

Main duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Preparation and maintenance of the 18-hole golf course
  • Maintenance and upkeep of the estate
  • Carrying out effective turf maintenance according to weekly, monthly and annual maintenance programmes
  • Checking facilities, plant, buildings and equipment to ensure safe working practices and Health & Safety legislation compliance
  • Supervision and training staff to ensure standards of work are maintained and tasks completed
  • Carrying out annual staff appraisals

The ideal candidate:

  • Fully familiar with Health & Safety, Risk and COSHH assessments relating to golf course operation
  • Good Working knowledge of irrigation and understanding of the system in place, including repair and maintenance
  • Ability to plan and execute small scale course improvement projects e.g. bunker reconstruction/renovation, tee reconstruction
  • Be able to prepare, present and working within the approved budgets
  • To maintain machinery to the highest standard and implement effective record keeping
  • Be able to manage, motivate and develop the team of Greenkeepers and Gardeners and demonstrate excellent communication skills in a predominantly hands on role
  • Must be prepared to work outside (in all weather), early starts and able to work weekends on a rota basis
  • Own transport essential due to location

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/77503759

G Force
SectorLand Agents/Surveyors/Auctioneer/Property
Job TypePerm
RecruiterThird Party Employer
Job ID45374

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