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Our job vacancies page features a range of employment opportunities within the golf industry in Scotland, from roles within Scottish Golf and other governing bodies to club specific positions. If your club would like to advertise a position, contact info@scottishgolf.org with job description, club logo and deadlines. Alternatively, contact the office on 01334 466 477.

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Job Vacancies

The owners are keen to appoint a passionate, innovative and commercial General Manager to be the face of the club, lead the existing team, maximise the potential of the clubhouse, and develop the business into a profitable golf club.

Responsibilities of the role to include –

  • Responsibility for Management of all Health and Safety, Licensing, and other regulatory matters
  • Ensuring the bar and catering offers reflect members’ and visitors’ expectations whilst not compromising operational efficiency or profitability
  • Marketing of the Club to all existing and potential Members, Corporate parties, Visitors and other customers of the Club
  • In conjunction with the Head Greenkeeper, ensure that the course is maintained and developed in a manner consistent with the direction of the owners

The Candidate –

The position may suit a person who is looking to take a step up into their first General Manager role, possessing all the required experience, qualifications and skills to take over the day-to-day management of the Club:

  • Demonstrable experience as a manager or assistant/deputy manager role within a golf club
  • Diploma from CMAE (or equivalent) is preferred
  • A team player who can manage, motivate, organise, and train effectively
  • Sales and promotion focused, with demonstrable experience of successfully increasing membership and / or visitor-based business
  • Knowledge of tournaments, golf rules, formats and handicapping systems
  • Ability to analyse financial statements and implement controls to safeguard funds
  • Ability to manage the implementation of legal and human resource contracts and documents in line with regulations
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • A flexibility to the working hours required to match the role 


A full job specification is available to download here.

The closing date for applications is 17th July 2020 with interviews planned for mid/late July 2020.

Written applications, including a full CV, Personal Statement with details of current remuneration are required; your application will be treated in the strictest confidence and should be emailed to:



West Kilbride Golf Club was formed in 1893, attracts a large number of visitors and has over 800 members across various categories. We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team of Greenkeepers, who play an important role in ensuring that the golf course is maintained to the highest standard.

The successful candidate will be involved in the preparation, maintenance and development of all grass areas, bunkers and tees, maintaining equipment and adhering to all relevant Health & Safety guidelines.
You will need to be a team player, able to work under pressure and be required to work on your own i.e carrying out set tasks and work schedule, using your own initiative. You will also be required to work weekends and overtime as required. Further training will be given to the right candidate.

The successful candidate will be required to meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum NVQ Level 3
  • PA1,PA6 and PA2 spraying certificates
  • Good knowledge and experience of maintaining machinery
  • Preferably good knowledge and competent use of grinders
  • Good knowledge of Irrigation Systems
  • Preferably Links experience but not essential

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer an excellent range of staff benefits, including:

  • Staff membership of the course
  • Pension Scheme
  • Staff uniform
  • Training and development opportunities

Please send your CV with a cover letter explaining why you think you’re suited to the role to:

Graham Mackenzie
Managing Secretary

Closing date for applications: Monday, 13 July 2020


Dunblane New Golf Club is a well-presented parkland golf course set in the Cathedral city of Dunblane, Central Scotland. The Club is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated Assistant Greenkeeper with good communication skills, the ability to work both autonomously and within a dedicated team.

Working under the direction of the Course Manager or his Deputy, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the course and practice facilities are maintained to a first-class playing condition as well as assisting with numerous exciting course projects.

The ideal candidate will have the following:-

  • Minimum of NVQ/SVQ Level 2 in Sports Turf Management (or equivalent)
  • Good understanding of Health & Safety in the workplace
  • A good understanding of machinery operation
    Flexible, organised with a hands-on approach and a good team player
  • Good knowledge of modern turf machinery
  • The successful applicant will have an eye for detail, be self-motivated and be able to deliver the high standards expected by the club

This is a physically demanding role which requires working outdoors in all weather conditions with rostered weekend shifts

Applications for this exciting opportunity, including Cover Letter and CV:

Wesley Saunders
Dunblane New Golf Club

Closing Date: Position will remain open until filled with the right candidate


Situated in Central Scotland, Dullatur Golf Club has been regarded as a leading golf club in the area since it was founded in 1896. With two courses, practice facilities, large function lounge, Members Bar areas, gym and conference room there is an ongoing opportunity of growth in the business.

We are seeking a chef to join our team and take our catering operation to the next level. As well as providing food to members and visitors, we also host large functions for any occasion.

Potential applicants should bring experience, knowledge and entrepreneurial flair to this critical function as well as the passion to be involved in an exciting future at Dullatur Golf Club. There are clear opportunities to develop the catering operation in order to fulfil its potential through high quality food and service.

We are keen to discuss individual requirements with the right candidate so if you are looking for the chance to work in a growing business, we would like to hear from you.

Please contact Joyce Burnett, Business Manager in the first instance on 01236 723230 or email joyce.burnett@dullaturgolf.com

Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is sought


An opportunity has arisen for the position of Head Greenkeeper at Greenburn Golf Club located along the Breichwater Valley in the village of Fauldhouse West Lothian.

The candidate must have:

  • Relevant Qualifications
  • Experience in Golf Course Management
  • Management of Staff
  • Financial Control
  • Management Reporting
  • The ability to work as an individual as well as part of a team

This is an excellent opportunity for the candidate to further develop their career in greenkeeping.

To apply, please send a CV to administrator@greenburngolfclub.co.uk or email for more information about the role.


Newbattle Golf Club seek a suitably experienced and qualified Chef to assume responsibility for the day to day operation of the club’s catering service.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate an excellent track record in providing a suitable range and quality of food for the golfer, families, visiting parties and major functions. You will be expected to seek and act upon customer feedback and take part in regular meetings in planning club activities. Flexibility, adaptability and a positive, constructive attitude is vital, as well as having an approachable and friendly personality, with excellent communication skills.

You must have intermediate food hygiene, knowledge of cooksafe procedures and be able to work as part of a team.

The post holder will be required to work an average of 40 hours per week on an annualised basis (fewer hours in the winter). A salary of £24,000 will be offered which will be based on experience. Holiday entitlement is available by negotiation. The club will seek reference for preferred candidates.

Applications by email to secretary@newbattlegolfclub.com


Braes Golf Centre is a new Golf and leisure business based in Maddiston in the Braes area and we are looking for a Franchise Caterer to join our team.

We are a new business but are up and running with members already signing up for golf and numerous social functions booked for the year ahead.

We have appointed a general manager to run the business and have bar and green staff already in place. We are planning a rapid expansion over the coming year and with this in mind we are looking for a franchise caterer to join the team.

The franchise will be required to cover day to day business which will include coffee and cakes, lunch and general service. The franchise will also be required to cover all booking including golf parties, corporate events and all social events.

If you would like to know more about this opportunity please contact the General Manager, Richard McLuckie on 07739 660012 or email gm@braesgolf.co.uk

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