Apprentice Greenkeeper (Foxhills)

Location: 
Foxhills, KT16 0EL
Contract: 
Fixed Term Full Time
Working Pattern: 
40 hours per week, 5 days in 7
Pay: 
Competitive + overtime available
Accommodation: 
Not Available
The role: 

A superb opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed person to develop a career as a Greenkeeper. We are seeking an apprentice Greenkeeper to join our hard-working team at Foxhills Club and Resort, near Chertsey and Woking.
 
You will undertake an NVQ Level 2 in Greenkeeping supported by our experienced Course Manager, whilst using your learning to maintain the golf courses and associated equipment to a high standard. On completion of your qualification there is the potential to join the team on a full time basis.
 
Foxhills has two superb 18-hole golf courses and one nine hole course set in 400 acres of stunning Surrey countryside. Recognised as a UK Top 50 pay and play venue, and hosting the prestigious PGA Senior Open Qualifier for the last 4 years means you will be part of a team really going places.
 
The role is working on a 5 days out of 7 basis with weekend/bank holidays required on a rota basis. You will need to be an early riser as the working day starts at 6am until 2:30pm.
 
Please note that live-in accommodation is not available for this position.

Our Ideal Applicant: 
  • A passion for being outdoors regardless of the weather
  • Gardening, sports surface maintenance or prior greenkeeping experience
  • An interest in golf
  • Reliable and an early riser
  • Good standard of spoken and written English
  • Smart personal presentation and polite manner
  • Team player
  • Able to travel to Foxhills
Benefits: 
  • 28 days holiday increasing with service (includes public & bank holidays)
  • Complimentary hot and cold lunch options in our staff canteen
  • Complimentary club membership for you and your family (qualifying period applies)
  • Restaurant and spa discounts
  • Generous ‘Introduce a Friend’ bonus scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Employee awards
  • Annual staff party

We endeavour to respond to all applicants, but should this not be possible, please assume you have been unsuccessful if we have not been in touch after 3 weeks.

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