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Our careers page features a range of employment opportunities within the golf industry in Scotland, from roles within Scottish Golf to those at our member golf clubs. If your club would like to advertise a position at no cost, contact [email protected] with job description, club logo and deadlines.

Vacancies

The post holder will be an employee of Scottish Golf Ltd and will report to the Operations Manager. They will work closely with colleagues across the whole organisation, providing key support to all departments within the business.

Liaison will be required with a number of key external groups including: Area and County Associations, Golf Clubs, Volunteers, suppliers, players, parents and coaches.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Operations Manager co-ordinate office activities and all operational aspects of property maintenance
  • Work in conjunction with the Operations Manager to facilitate all aspects of Health & Safety
  • Manage office supplies, including stationery and equipment to ensure smooth office operations
  • Assist Operations Manager maintain detailed asset inventory for insurance purposes
  • Provide logistic support to the business as required from time to time and as directed by the Operations Manager
  • Collaborate with colleagues within the team to ensure that all tasks are prioritised and actioned according to deadlines set
  • Provide excellent customer experience to all stakeholders in delivery of support to the variety of services undertaken
  • Support the Operations Manager with the end to end process for sales and purchase ledger transactions, including posting in Accounting software and processing of payments
  • Credit control and effective monitoring of all financial transactions against laid down company policies
  • Assist in year-end procedures and in preparation of Audit information

General Duties and responsibilities:

  • To comply with all legislative requirements and company policies including but not limited to Child Protection, Health & Safety, Equality and confidentiality.

This list of specific and general duties and responsibilities is non-exhaustive and subject to review and change.

Financial responsibilities:

  • None

Line Management responsibilities:

  • None

Qualifications:

  • Applicants should be able to demonstrate a proven track record in a similar role with a minimum of five years’ administrative experience.
  • The post might involve a small amount of travelling; applicants must hold a full current driving licence.

Experience and Knowledge required:

  • Proven experience as an office administrator, office assistant or relevant role is essential
  • Familiarity with office management procedures and basic accounting principles
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially excel
  • Previous experience of Sage is desirable
  • Strong customer service and people skills are essential
  • Able to prioritise and work on own initiative

Key Competencies:

The post holder must demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong and adaptive communicator
  • Ability to build good relationships and work as part of a team
  • Ability to effectively plan and organise your workload
  • Ability to multi task, ensuring attention to detail in your output
  • Ability to work on own initiative to resolve issues in an appropriate manner
  • Self-motivation and self-discipline are essential

Part-time hours: 15 per week

Application deadline: 29/10/2021

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,000.00-£25,000.00 per year (pro-rata)

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance
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Baberton Golf Club, situated in the village of Juniper Green, Edinburgh, is a challenging James Braid design, par 70 course which lies on gently undulating terrain with spectacular views in all directions making it one of Edinburgh’s best golf courses.

We are in the process of assessing how best to meet the needs of our members, guests and visitors in respect of the provision of our retail operation and PGA professional services.

We require a PGA Professional to work on a self-employed basis with a very clear remit to ensure there is provision of:

  • First class golf tuition and coaching – minimum of 20 hours per week on a self-employed basis
  • Other ancillary services that would naturally be associated with the services of a professional
  • An approach that broadens the appeal of golf at Baberton

In addition, as an employee of Baberton we also require the PGA Professional to work 20 hours per week in our club shop. The successful applicant will work closely with the Shop Manager on the following key member services:

  • Meeting and greeting members and visitors and creating a positive first impression
  • Ad hoc administrative tasks to assist the office
  • Starting duties and control of the 1st tee
  • Contributing to the delivery of the Baberton brand whilst strengthening membership attraction and retention strategies through contact with members and visitors

This is a role which will appeal to fully qualified PGA Professional golfers who wish to build their coaching career and reputation at Baberton Golf Club.

Applications:

To apply, candidates should send an email with a covering note highlighting your motivation for the role together with an up-to-date CV to: [email protected]

Closing date for applications is Friday 5th November 2021

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Baberton Golf Club, situated in the village of Juniper Green, Edinburgh, is a challenging James Braid design, par 70 course which lies on gently undulating terrain with spectacular views in all directions making it one of Edinburgh’s best golf courses.

We are in the process of assessing how best to meet the needs of our members, guests and visitors in respect of the provision of our service and retail operation. As a result, a new position of Shop Manager has been created, reporting to the Club Manager and working closely with the Club Professional.  We are looking for an experienced person in retail, preferably golf or sports.

Salary and benefits will be in line with the industry norm.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the following:

  • The efficient day-to-day running of the shop
  • Meeting and greeting members and visitors and creating a positive first impression
  • Organising the team rota to ensure the shop is properly staffed 7 days a week
  • Ensuring the shop is commercially merchandised to maximise sales
  • Pricing to achieve set margins and meeting sales targets
  • Managing stock purchasing, deliveries, stock control and ensuring appropriate stock levels are met, and carrying out stock takes
  • Carrying out the administration and running of club and open competitions
  • Ad hoc administrative tasks to assist the office
  • Starting duties and control of the 1st tee
  • Keeping trolley and buggy sheds records and ensuring they are clean and tidy
  • Keeping constantly in touch with course updates
  • Contributing to the delivery of the Baberton brand whilst strengthening membership attraction and retention strategies through contact with members and visitors
  • Overseeing shop security

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Retail and people management experience within a commercial and customer focussed environment
  • An understanding of golf, golf clubs and their current challenges
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • An ability to set goals and manage targets
  • Enthusiasm and a will to drive the business forward
  • Experience in leadership and people management skills
  • Motivation to bring out the best in people through enthusiasm and training skills

Applications:

To apply, candidates should send an email with a covering note highlighting your motivation for the role together with an up-to-date CV to: [email protected]

Closing date for applications is Friday 5th November 2021 

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Due to the forthcoming retirement of the existing Club Manager, Alford Golf Club has a vacancy for the role of Club Manager and are seeking a candidate with the drive, energy and commitment to taking the club forward over the next few years.

Main duties of the post include:

·  The day-to-day running of the golf club liaising with the Club Captain and advising the Club Committee

·  Utilise Club V1, BRS, HowDidIDo and the Scottish Golf Management systems to the maximum benefit of the club

·  To set the budgets along with the Finance Committee. Control all budget streams, payroll and bank accounts including the payment of invoices, wages etc.

·  Management of all other staff employed at the golf club

·  Dealing with HR issues such as job descriptions, recruitment, contracts etc.

·  Deal with the daily correspondence and respond to member enquiries

·  A knowledge of golf and the rules of golf would be an advantage

·  Responsible for all Facilities Management issues relating to the clubhouse including all health & safety matters, maintenance issues and contracts management

The successful candidate will be employed for a minimum of 25 hours per week but may be up to full-time depending on the extent of the duties undertaken. The hours worked shall be flexible and will occasionally require some weekend working.

Applications, including current CV, to be sent via email to: [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 31st October 2021

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Situated to the East of Edinburgh in the lee of Arthur’s Seat, Duddingston Golf Club has a long prestigious history dating back to 1895. Primarily a Members Club with a membership of over 700, Duddingston’s primary function is the provision of social golf.

The Club is close to Duddingston Village in the Duddingston Conservation Area and many popular residential areas, as well as being in close proximity to all of Scotland’s main transport routes. Visitors and guests are most welcome to both the course and clubhouse.

Duddingston Golf Club has some of the best facilities available to any golf course in Edinburgh and the Lothians, including a Championship Golf Course, Clubhouse, Pro Shop and Practice Facilities. Known for its challenging design and sweeping fairways, the course is one of the outstanding parkland courses in Scotland and has hosted professional & amateur events, as well as being a popular venue for society and corporate outings.

This forward-thinking, progressive club is now looking for a capable and motivated general manager to help build on recently laid foundations for the next chapter of the club’s future. Their role will be to:

  • Work with the Club’s Board to deliver a Strategic Plan
  • Lead the whole team to enhance the experience of members and visitors
  • Continue to grow revenues at the club

In order to meet these challenges, the successful candidate must demonstrate:

  • A proven record in managing a service[1]based organisation
  • A thorough understanding of the operational and governance demands of a private members golf club
  • Ability to make effective use of IT (Intelligent Golf, Xero, website)
  • An outgoing personality to positively influence the performance of other members of the team and engage with external agencies/stakeholders

An attractive package commensurate with experience is on offer to the successful candidate. This senior management position is being handled by Contemporary Club Leadership. Please forward your CV and covering letter to Kevin Fish at CCL Ltd by emailing: [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Friday 29th October 2021

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Reports to: Club Secretary
Liaises with: Golf Operations & Retail Manager, Head Greenkeeper, Caterer, Bar
Supervisor, Board, volunteer post holders

Job Summary

  • Responsibility for co-ordination of all golf administration in the club.
  • To liaise with colleagues and clients to ensure the efficient management of all golf
    related activities including but not restricted to Member competitions, Group bookings
    and Open competitions.
  • To achieve high performance by utilising effective techniques.
  • To actively promote the club and golfing opportunities to external parties including
    visitors, corporate, society and tour operators.
  • To use industry best practice and play a pivotal role in delivering the Club’s operational,
    financial and strategic goals.
  • To provide operational cover as required in the Pro Shop – expected to be a minimum
    of 2 days per week.
  • To ensure good communication with colleagues, members and clients at all times.
  • To be a point of contact for members and visitors.
  • To promote the Club externally and internally in a professional and friendly manner,
    always seeking to enhance the reputation of the Club.

Key Areas

  • Golf Administration.
  • Communication with relevant parties in connection to all golf-related activities.
  • Work in partnership with the Club Secretary, Golf Operations & Retail Manager,
    Caterer and local tourism partners to ensure that golf-related activities are
    delivered to the expected standard.
  • Production and distribution of competition prep sheets for all golf events in a
    timely manner including attendance at and management of all open
    competitions.
  • Administration of member handicaps within the World Handicap System.

Golf Operations

  • Work with local tourism partners to promote the Club as one of the region’s
    leading golf destinations and position the Club as a key part of the region’s
    tourism offering.
  • Provide operational cover in the Pro Shop for the Golf Operations & Retail
    Manager by being familiar with all aspects of the shop operation.
  • Obtain and interpret regular feedback from members and visitors concerning all
    aspects of the golf operation.
  • Build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with Scottish Golf Limited,
    local golf clubs and other industry organisations as appropriate.

Club

  • Support the Club Secretary by being involved with the Club’s digital
    communications including e-newsletters, e-mail updates and social media,
    embracing innovative ways to improve communication.
  • Act as a reliable and informative point of reference for members and visitors
    with relation to Club matters.
  • Take an active interest in the development of all golf at the Club particularly
    juniors and beginners by liaising with the relevant section leaders.
  • Within reason, perform other duties as required.

Essential Skills

  • Advanced organisational, administrative and communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and people management skills.
  • Full understanding of competitive golf.
  • “Hands on” flexible attitude to all aspects of work.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours as required to meet the demands of the
    position and the Club.
  • Sound financial and commercial acumen.
  • High level of IT competency – MS Office, CRM and booking systems.

Desirable Skills

  • Industry recognised qualification.
  • Sound knowledge of the Rules of Golf.
  • Working knowledge of the World Handicapping System.
  • Competency in social media.

Closing Date: 13th November 2021

Applications should be submitted to Chris Turlik (Club Captain): [email protected]

Please apply by submitting your CV and a covering letter.

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Forfar Golf Club is based amidst the beautiful Angus countryside and can boast an illustrious history. In 1871, Founding member James Brodie invited Tom Morris Snr to Forfar where he laid out an 18-hole golf course. This was the very first 18-hole course built from inception anywhere in the world.

The club is currently recruiting for a Head of Retail & Golf Operations.

This is a fast pace and rewarding role, leading the retail team to deliver exceptional customer service whilst managing the overall sales performance of the Golf Shop.

This position will include ensuring exemplary merchandising standards whilst making all buying decisions.

The successful candidate will take responsibility for the administration of all golf bookings, membership enquiries and group outings, along with the running of competitions and processing of handicaps.

A passion for the game is highly desirable as we seek someone to proactively market Forfar Golf Club to a wider audience.

You will report directly to the Club Manager.

RETAIL

  • Organise rotas for shop staff
  • Merchandise golf shop, monitor stock levels and perform monthly stock check
  • Daily/weekly banking
  • Order & Stock management
  • Management reporting
  • Golf Club repairs

CUSTOMER SERVICE

  • Act as a reliable and informative point of reference for members and visitors
    with relation to Club matters
  • Maintain good relations with customers and suppliers
  • Obtain and interpret regular feedback from members and visitors
  • Take an active interest in the development of all golf at the Club particularly
    juniors and beginners by liaising with the relevant section leaders

ADMINISTRATON

  • Process all competition results
  • Set up online competition booking
  • Administration of member’s handicaps within the World Handicap System
  • Attend and run Open competitions
  • Deal with all visitor bookings from initial enquiry to payment
  • Produce yearly fixture list
  • Support the Club Manager in the day to day running of the club

MARKETING

  • To promote the Club externally and internally in a professional and friendly manner, always seeking to enhance the reputation of the Club
  • Utilise newsletters, e-mails, and social media, to improve communication

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Advanced organisational, administrative and communication skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of golf
  • Willingness to work flexible hours as required to meet the demands of the
    position and the Club
  • Financial experience
  • High level of IT competency – MS Office, CRM and booking systems

Desirable Skills

  • Industry recognised qualification
  • Experience with Club V1 and BRS Golf software
  • Working knowledge of the World Handicapping System
  • Competency in social media

CLOSING DATE: 30th November 2021

Salary to be discussed at interview.

All applications should reply with CV and covering letter to [email protected]

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NB Pro Shop is located at North Berwick Golf Club adjacent to the 1st tee. PGA Professional Martyn Huish succeeded his father in 2009 and has seen the shop into its fifth decade as a Huish family business. The shop underwent a full refurbishment in 2014 with considerable investment from Martyn and the Club to provide all Members and Visitors with a first-class experience. The success of this development was quickly recognised, and they were awarded the TGI Golf ‘Pro Shop of the Year’.

NB Pro Shop is currently looking for an enthusiastic Retail Supervisor to join their team.

Role Description:

This is a fast pace and rewarding role, working as part of the retail team at this busy Professional Shop at North Berwick West Links. Assisting the Head Professional to equip the team to deliver ‘best in class’ customer service is at the heart of the role whilst managing the overall sales performance of the business.

This position will include ensuring that merchandising standards within the shop are high and that products are displayed to the best of their ability. A passion for the game of golf is highly desirable as we are serving passionate golfers who are either members or visiting us from around the world.

What we are looking for:

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Support and assist the Pro Shop team to deliver an incredible customer experience to both golf club members and visitors to the Pro Shop.
  • Motivate and encourage the Pro Shop team to achieve KPIs in both sales and service.
  • Instil a sense of ownership and responsibility in every team member, encouraging them to contribute to ensure that Shop standards and visual merchandising is always of the highest quality.
  • Product training to ensure the team are giving the customers the best information.
  • Management of stock, stock rotation and inventory control processes to give accurate and consistent levels to maximise sales and ensure correct reporting.
  • Training and Coaching the Pro Shop team to help with their development.
  • Proactive in introducing promotions and initiatives to promote products within the Pro Shop.
  • Manage the social media channels associated with the Pro Shop.
  • Assisting the PGA Head Professional with purchasing stock and inventory for the Pro Shop including equipment, apparel, and accessories.

Who we are looking for:

Skills and experience you will need for this role:

Desirable:

  • Passion for the game of golf
  • Knowledge/Experience in good visual merchandising
  • Experience of using an EPOS till system
  • Social Media marketing skills

Essential:

  • Minimum 3 years retail management experience
  • Sales and KPI experience
  • Good communication skills
  • People person

To apply to this role, please click the Apply Now button below.

Closing date for applications: 24th November 2021

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Based at Annanhill Golf Course, a 5954 yard par 71 parkland course situated on the outskirts of Kilmarnock, you will assist with the delivery of a well maintained and safe environment for visitors to Annanhill Golf Course, the Dean Castle Country Park, Ayrshire Athletics Arena and the Strategic Path Network and other countryside locations across East Ayrshire in order to assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of East Ayrshire Leisure’s Business Plan.

Responsibilities and Our Values:

  • Being honest and demonstrating integrity at all times
  • Engaging and inclusive with our people, partners and stakeholders
  • Striving for continuous improvement by being ambitious and aspirational in all that we do
  • Taking responsibility and being accountable for our organisation and our service delivery

Location: Annanhill Golf Course, Irvine Road, Kilmarnock, KA3 2RT

Rate: £10.34 per hour pro rata

Contract Type: Temporary

Position Type: Full Time

Hours: 37 hours per week

 

This is a temporary position until 31st March 2022. It is anticipated this may be extended.

 

The closing date for the above post is Tuesday 26th October 2021.

 

If you require further information please contact HR at [email protected]

 

Click on the link below to apply.

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The Blairgowrie Golf Club is a prestigious private members club situated within the county of Perth & Kinross. The Club has a membership of 1600 and has hosted numerous National and International events with more due in the future. 

The Blairgowrie Golf Club is currently in the position to invite interested parties or individuals to apply for the franchise agreement to supply the catering and manage the front of house service at the Club. 

The club offers a well-equipped kitchen with a spacious and well-furnished front of house area in an attractive Clubhouse setting that overlooks the golf course for dining, social functions and general catering. 

This position requires the individual or company to manage all areas of the food and beverage service through providing an exceptional level of food and service standards. The franchise offers several excellent revenue opportunities through established member and social events, general catering, groups and society golf outings.  

This fantastic opportunity requires the individual or company to demonstrate the following attributes:  

  • Hold appropriate food preparation and health & hygiene certificates. 
  • The ability to deliver high quality food alongside a customer-focused front of house service. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team. 
  • Experience in providing a similar franchised catering service elsewhere. 
  • Excellent communication skills

 

This position is on a self-employed basis with The Blairgowrie Golf Club providing the kitchen facilities and contribution to utilities. Excellent accommodation is available with the position, which may be well suited to a couple who can provide both the catering and front of house service.

 

Full details of the package will be given at interview. Closing Date for Applications: 31st October 2021.

 

The Club would like the successful applicant to be available for a commencement date of 15th November 2021, although this is negotiable. All interested applicants to apply in writing, including a covering letter and detailed CV to Stuart Wilson, Managing Secretary, The Blairgowrie Golf Club, Golf Course Road, Rosemount, Blairgowrie, PH10 6LG. 

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Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club is a private members club, with over 1000 members, and is
situated only 20 minutes drive from Inverness City Centre. The Golf Club which is the 15th
Oldest Recorded Club in the World (1793), invites interested parties/individuals to apply for
the franchise agreement, providing and managing the catering service for the club
members, guests, private parties, visitors and casual diners.

The club offers a well-equipped kitchen, a bar, dining room and lounge area accommodating
in total a seating of 100 people. The clubhouse enjoys panoramic views over the Moray Firth
and beyond. As well as golfers and visiting golf parties, there is the opportunity to supply
meals to the adjacent caravan parks and the many walkers who dolphin watch at Chanonry
Point.

Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club is a National Championship venue and we have
been voted as Scotland’s Best Golfing Experience as part of the Scottish Golf Tourism
Awards for 2017 and 2018. Ranked No. 47 in Scotland and No. 30 in Great Britain &
Ireland’s Fun courses to play (with over 2,000 courses in the UK & Ireland).

The position requires the applicant to manage all areas of the catering operation, by
providing an exceptional high level of food and service. The franchise also offers many
possibilities to increase revenue, through established members parties, social events,
private hire, golfing groups and society golf outings.

The applicant has to demonstrate the following:-

• The possession of necessary food preparation and Health & Hygiene certificates.
• The ability to deliver quality food alongside a customer focused front of house service.
• The ability to work on his/her own initiative and as part of a team.
• Experience in providing a similar type of catering elsewhere.
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with other golf club staff.
• A willingness to work alongside Club officials in selection of menus, agreement of
opening hours etc.

The Golf Club will provide a fully equipped kitchen and dining area. Overheads are
apportioned where appropriate. The successful applicant will be required to sign a service
agreement for a period of time to be mutually agreed. For the avoidance of doubt, the
applicant will not be an employee of the Club and the responsibility and turnover for the Bar
remains with the Club. The Current Franchisee has successfully been in situ for
approximately 4 years and turnover figures of this operation will be made available.

All interested parties to apply in writing including a covering letter, detailed CV and
professional references to the Club Secretary, Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club, Ness Road
East, Fortrose, Ross-Shire, IV10 8SE or by email to [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Monday 25th October 2021

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East Renfrewshire is a moorland course regionally recognised as the number 1 golf course in Renfrewshire. Situated in the Southside of Glasgow, we are delighted to offer the exciting role of Chef ahead of the Clubs Historic Centenary Year in 2022.

You will be responsible for running the kitchen at the Golf Club providing high quality, homemade meals and snacks for members and guests of East Renfrewshire Golf Club. Alongside the Food and Beverage Manager you will be responsible for managing the Clubhouse Staff and you will be required to ensure that all food hygiene and health and safety standards are met.

Hours of employment are approx. 40 per week generally between 9am – 5pm over 7 days and additional hours may be required on occasion due to the additional requirements of the Club.

Main Duties

  • Control and direct the food preparation and delivery at all food outlets, throughout the Golf Club
  • Construct and adapt all menus with the Food & Beverage manager throughout the business
  • Lead the kitchen team by example ensuring that the same high standards are delivered regardless of which chef is on duty
  • Ensure that systems are in place to maintain the correct quantity and quality of all menu ingredients on site
  • Ensure that all kitchen equipment is in good working order and cleaned daily
  • Manage all H&S aspects of the kitchen, maintaining a five-star food hygiene rating
  • To achieve budgeted targets for both food gross profit and wage costs, without compromising standards
  • Identify opportunities to enhance the guest experience and make the necessary changes
  • Keep up to date with market trends
  • To maintain a consistently high standard in your department
  • To liaise regularly with other departments, attending the weekly function meeting
  • To lead by example

A hugely rewarding and exciting job awaits to work in a friendly relaxed environment.

Salary: £24,000

Please apply with CV and covering letter to: [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Monday 25th October 2021

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We are pleased to present an opportunity for a 2nd Chef to join our catering team at Haggs Castle Golf Club. Our restaurant and lounge provide a casual dining experience to Members serving breakfast snacks, lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Also catering for social and golfing events in our function rooms.

As 2nd Chef you will support the Head Chef to ensure that our Members have an excellent dining experience. You will be able to organise and run the kitchen to provide cover for days off and annual leave. You will have experience of all sections ensuring a hygienic and compliant kitchen is maintained.

Hours are annualised over 12 months with shorter working days in the winter. You will be working on a 5 days in 7 basis.

The successful candidate should ideally have the following skills:

  • Experience as a 2nd Chef in a similar environment
  • Experience of running a kitchen
  • Experience of all sections
  • NVQ Level 2 in Professional Cookery or equivalent
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene
  • Good standard of written and spoken English
  • High standard of personal presentation
  • Able to contribute positively to a team environment
  • Be reliable, hard-working and passionate
  • Your own transport to get to work

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary in line with experience
  • 28 days holiday (includes public & bank holidays)
  • Subsidised staff meals
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Uniform provided

Closing date for applications: 16th November 2021

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Douglas Park Golf Club is situated in the heart of Bearsden, members and visitors are welcomed to their fabulous 18-hole scenic parkland course – providing an enjoyable challenge to golfers of all abilities.

Under direction, a Greenkeeper is responsible for carrying out all the various tasks of golf course maintenance to which he/she is assigned and to understand both the relevant safety requirements and Code of Practice for all employees.

The safe operation of all equipment and work practices to the approved standard of safety and with due regards to the local environment.

  • Operation of various types of mowing equipment used on greens, tees, fairways, surrounds and roughs etc.
  • Operation of top dressers, aerifiers, spreaders, tractors, and other such powered equipment.
  • General maintenance of greens, tees, bunkers and fairways, including hole changing, bunker raking and divit filling etc.
  • Watering, basic use of the irrigation system and general pipe repairs.
  • Tree and shrub planting, pruning and wood clearing.
  • Assisting in various course project work as well as any associated landscaping work including turfing and seeding.
  • General drainage work including clearing and trimming ditches.
  • Indoor work including maintenance of a variety of equipment, the cleaning and painting of golf course accessories and general repairs.
  • Continued learning and understanding of the maintenance requirements of a golf course in line with the training manual and under the supervision of the Course Manager or Deputy.

Closing date for applications: 29th November 2021

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Newburgh-On-Ythan Golf Club, established in 1888, is a Par 72, 18-hole Championship Links on the edge
of the Ythan estuary situated on the Aberdeenshire coast measuring 6,423yards. The original 9-hole
layout became 18 in 1994 and regularly features in the Top 100 courses in Scotland and the Top 10 in the
Northeast.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious, motivated, passionate, and forward-thinking Assistant
Greenkeeper to join our greenkeeping team to assist them in improving and taking the course to the next
level. Applicants should be keen to take the next step in their career and progress their professional
development with career progression in mind.

The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the day-to-day maintenance of the course and be
part of the team who constantly strive for the highest standards achievable in surfaces throughout the year
at a club with a busy golfing calendar.

The club is forward thinking and has recently invested in new machinery and equipment sheds as part of
ongoing course/facilities improvement plan.

Successful candidates should hold the following attributes:

• SVQ/NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Sports Turf Management
• PA1, PA2 and PA6 Spraying certificates
• Takes a keen interest in the maintenance of machinery
• Previous experience of similar role
• Knowledge of the use of modern greenkeeping machinery used to present the course and playing
surfaces to the highest standards
• Knowledge of fine turf grasses and turf health across the whole course and practice area
• Have a good understanding of the game

Benefits:

• Competitive Salary
• Overtime shift allowance for weekend shifts (where applicable)
• Access to the Club Workplace pension scheme
• Full Uniform & PPE
• Courtesy of the Golf Course & Practice area
• Further education and training opportunities
• BIGGA Membership

Please send a covering letter and CV to Course Manager, Dale Robertson via

[email protected]

Closing date for applications: 31st October 2021

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The vacancy of Assistant Greenkeeper has arisen at Ranfurly Castle Golf Club.

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.

Ranfurly Castle Golf Club is a member’s golf club which opened in 1889 and is situated on the edge of Bridge of Weir Village.  It is regarded as one of the finest moorland courses in the tranquillity of the Renfrewshire countryside and continues to invest in improving & upgrading the facilities.

Applicants will, as a minimum, be expected to demonstrate a proven track record of the following:

  • A positive attitude to work, good communication skills, self-motivated with excellent time management
  • Able to work flexible hours and work on a rota basis at the weekend
  • Work as a team player and from your own initiative
  • Must hold NVQ 2/3 and have 3 years’ experience
  • PA1, PA6 Spraying certificates
  • Full driving license

It would be an advantage but not essential to have:

  • PA2 spraying certificate
  • Chainsaw Licence
  • Good working knowledge and maintenance of fine turf machinery

The Club will provide:

  • Staff Uniform
  • Educational opportunities
  • An opportunity to increase your skillset, knowledge and enhance your career
  • Pension Scheme

Closing date for applications: Friday 31st December 2021

Please submit your CV and a covering letter, advising of your salary expectations, by email to [email protected] or by post.

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Canmore Golf Club is a parkland course situated to the north of Dunfermline and has an excellent reputation for producing an excellent playing surface.

We are looking to recruit an energetic and enthusiastic person to join our Greenkeeping team on a full-time basis.

The ideal candidate should possess the following:

  • Have a strong work ethic including pride in their work, pay attention to detail, integrity and time management.
  • Have a flexible and positive attitude to work.
  • Ability to work as part of team and as a lone worker.
  • A willingness to learn and contribute to their own continuing professional development.
  • A clear and effective communicator.
  • A desire to learn and succeed in an outside environment.

Full training will be giving including attending college to gain Sports Turf Level 2 qualification and all necessary certifications.

The successful candidate would be offered the following:

  • A competitive salary
  • 28 Days annual holiday
  • Uniform
  • Pension

To apply please send a CV to the Secretary at: [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 31st October 2021

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The Paul Lawrie Golf Centre is seeking to appoint an Apprentice Greenkeeper.

Set within the beautiful Royal Deeside the Paul Lawrie Golf Centre caters for the needs of all golfers. Boasting a nine-hole par three golf course, a 29-bay driving range and a world class short game area, the Centre also has three PGA Coaching Professionals on hand to provide instruction in fully equipped private coaching bays. The Paul Lawrie Golf Centre experience is further enhanced by the bespoke custom fitting bay, well equipped shop, and friendly Clarets Coffee Shop with views over the golf course and beyond.

The Paul Lawrie Golf Centre currently have an opportunity for an Apprentice Greenkeeper to join their dedicated team of greenkeepers who are responsible for all aspects of course maintenance and presentation.

Please click APPLY NOW to submit your CV and covering letter.

Closing date for applications: 16th November 2021

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