Greenkeeper

Job Type:
Contract
Job Sector:
Engineering
Region:
South West
Location:
Chippenham
Salary Description:
Competitive salary plus fantastic benefits
Posted:
13/02/2020
Recruiter:
Exclusive Hotels
Job Ref:
exclusive/TP/201618/3925

To assist with all aspects of the maintenance of the estate, ensuring the estate is kept to the highest standard for our guests.
Job DescriptionHospitality is all about people and Exclusive Hotels and Venues are committed to ensuring our people are happy and well rewarded so that in turn, they pass the positivity onto our guests. As well as excellent training, development and progression opportunities, other benefits for successful candidates include;
•        Competitive salary
•        Uniform
•        Complimentary meals whilst on duty
•        Complimentary car parking
•        Discounted room nights across all Exclusive Hotels and Venues
•        Discounts on food and beverage across all Exclusive properties
 
Main ResponsibilitiesOur sccessful Greenkeeper will be responsible for;


Assisting the Estates Manager in undertaking their responsibilities
Monitoring the condition of the turf and gardens checking for diseases, insects, weeds and other imperfections.
Recognising the correct mower settings, mower patterns and be able to make adjustments of the cutting height and quality
Being fully contactable at all times via the department radio
Ensuring that the fuel supply is maintained at the appropriate levels.
In the absence of the Estates Manager undertaking additional responsibilities; organising and delegating daily tasks as well as weekly and monthly work programmes
Liaising with the maintenace on all breakdowns and machinery matters
Ensuring that all pesticides and fertiliser records are updated daily
Completing tasks to the standard required, training other members of the team to perform to these standards
Maintaining the estate to the standard required by a 5* establishment, ensuring guest areas are well presented.

The Ideal CandidateOur ideal Greenkeeper will have;

• At least 3/5 years practical experience, with preferably ½ a  year in a management role
• Qualified to NVQ level 2
• Chainsaw Certificate
• PA1 & PA2 spraying certificate
• Experience with Mower operation
• To be familiar with Irrigation systems, particularly pumphouse operation
• Experience with turf grass machinery
 
About The CompanyExclusive Hotels and Venues is a family owned collection of six individual and characterful country house hotels and venues situated across the south of England. Offering every imaginable leisure, wedding, meeting and training requirement and more they are all situated in beautiful locations, surrounded by acres of stunning countryside and gardens.

Contact Details:
Exclusive Hotels
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: David Carroll
Email:

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