We love entertaining people, creating memories to share and treasure! We are one of the largest operators of racecourses in the U.K and love working with people that are quick thinking, collaborative and commercial. We encourage each other to think big, challenge the norm and work at pace to deliver exceptional results. If you’re looking to build a successful career built on knowledge, trust and integrity and one that is full of potential then we think you’ll love working here too.
Lingfield Park Resort part of Arena Racing Company (ARC) is looking for a Head Greenkeeper who will report to the Estates Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for the maintenance and presentation of the Golf Course, Club House surrounds and the driving range/academy in line with the requirements of the group.
Some of the Key Responsibilities
- To allocate duties to the team appropriately, ensure work is carried out in a timely manner to appropriate standards
- To prepare and maintain all areas of the golf course and surrounds in accordance with good sports turf management guidelines and the requirements of the company
- Management of all fine turf areas as required, to ensure that they are in the best possible condition
- As a ‘Hands On’ Head Greenkeeper you will assist with the day-to-day maintenance of the golf course and surrounds so will be proficient in all aspects of the role
- To maintain and store machinery and equipment in the best possible ensuring a true asset register is kept at all times
- GCSEs at grade C/4 or above
- NVQ qualification to L3 in Turf Maintenance/Sports Turf Management, or equivalent/higher
- Spraying PA1, PA2A & PA6
- Chainsaw qualifications an advantage
- Attention to detail
- Excellent communicator
- Customer service focused (internal and external)
In return we can offer you
- A competitive salary
- 22 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays
- Contributory pension scheme
- Personal and professional development opportunities
- A range of racing & leisure benefits including complimentary tickets, offers and discounts at our racecourses and hotels across the Arena Racing Company group.
We look forward to hearing from you.