- Various locations in North Lanarkshire, ML1 1AB
- £22,133 - £23,640 per year
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 37 hours per week
This position has expired.
Based in one of our Golf Courses, you will work as part of a team responsible for the programmed maintenance of Palacerigg and Lochview Family Golf Courses.
You will be responsible for the mowing, aeration, fertilising and irrigation of all fine turf areas and will carry out regular inspections of the courses/stadium, making decisions on the suitability of the surfaces for players/golfers. In the course of your duties you will operate a wide range of pedestrian and ride on grass cutting and aeration machinery, carrying out minor servicing as and when required.
Having successfully completed a SVQ in Sportsturf or equivalent e.g. a recognised Apprenticeship in Sportsturf or NVQ2, and gained National Proficiency Test Council (NPTC) PA2A and PA1, PA6 certification in Herbicide Application, you will have experience of grounds maintenance operations, a full driving license and a working knowledge of Health & Safety Regulations and sportsturf machinery.
Whilst not essential, experience of tournament course set ups and knowledge of sportsturf chemicals and fertilisers are particularly desirable.
Post 1 & 2 - Palacerigg Golf Course, Cumbernauld (37 hours per week)
Post 3 – Lochview Family Golf Centre, Coatbridge (37 hours per week)
Please note these posts are fixed term until 31 December 2022.
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