VACANCY – APPRENTICE GREENKEEPER
Gathurst Golf Club in Shevington, Wigan are looking to recruit a Greenkeeping Apprentice to assist with the day-to-day set up and maintenance of the course, all the related practice facilities and planted areas. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone with a keen interest in golf and greenkeeping.
The role is varied and duties would include: mowing the greens and fairways, topdressing and treating turf, seeding, renovating and maintaining bunkers, maintaining practice area, servicing machinery and general maintenance work.
The ideal candidate would be local to the area, keen to learn, hardworking, reliable and have some interest or experience in greenkeeping. Being a golfer would be advantageous although not essential.
You will work 40 hours per week between 6am (earliest start in summer) and 4:30pm (latest finish in winter),* Monday to Friday with some occasional weekend work required. Due to legal restrictions, young people aged 16-17 cannot work more than 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week
You will be paid a minimum of £5.00 per hour (during a 6 month probationary period). This will be reviewed throughout the programme and may increase depending on performance and progression.
Training will be provided in the workplace where you will work towards Level 2 Golf Greenkeeping Apprenticeship.
To apply please send in a covering letter and your C.V.
Closing Date: Friday 28th February 2020
Interviews will be held week commencing 9th March 2020
If you have not been contacted by Friday 6th March 2020 on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.