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Current Vacancies at Ranfurly Castle Golf Club:

Ranfurly Castle Golf Club is looking for an Apprentice Greenkeeper
Job type: 2/3 year Apprenticeship
Closing date: 31 January 2021
Ranfurly Castle Golf Club is a member’s golf club which opened in 1889 and is situated on the edge of Bridge of Weir. It is regarded as one of the finest moorland courses in Renfrewshire and continues to invest in improving & upgrading the facilities.
Reporting to the Head Greenkeeper, we are seeking to employ an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to assist in the preparation and maintenance of the golf course, continuously delivering high standards.
Responsibilities and duties
This is a development role and through training and learning, the post holder will be involved in the following tasks under adequate supervision
• Attend college and various off job training days to complete Sports turf level 2

• Cutting all playing surfaces, change holes, setting up golf course for play, preparing the bunkers and ensuring that the course is always presented in the best possible condition to exceed the expectations of guests and visitors.

• Ensure clubhouse/amenity areas are maintained and well presented

• Construction, Aeration, and turfing works

• Understanding of the operation and safe handling of all machinery and equipment used by the greenkeeping staff

• Responsible for the care of machinery and the reporting of loss or damage to Head Greenkeeper

• Understand the company's policies on health and safety and to ensure that all duties performed are carried out with full regard to the safety of the customers, visitors, contractors and other employees, work within the health and safety, COSHH, Risk Assessment and SOP guidelines at all times

Personal Specifications and Qualities
• Awareness of recreational operations and maintenance work

• Awareness of the equipment and tools used in golf course maintenance

• Possess good interpersonal skills to communicate effectively

• Must maintain a positive attitude in all work-related circumstances

• Committed to a career in turf management

• Must have an interest in the game of golf

Schedule
• Monday to Friday

• Weekend working on a rota basis
Education
• GCSE or equivalent (Preferred)
The Club will provide:
• Staff Uniform
• Educational opportunities
• Pension Scheme


Please submit your CV and a covering letter by email to [email protected]
Or by post to;
Head Greenkeeper
Ranfurly Castle Golf Club
Golf Road
Bridge of Weir
PA11 3HN