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Gleneagles Hotel, PH3 1NF, Auchterarder
Come and join us...
 
One of Scotland’s finest and most iconic 5-star hotels and country estates, we are currently seeking a driven, self-motivated Greenkeeper, with outstanding attention to detail, to join our Golf Courses team.           
 
We’re a passionate and dedicated team, responsible for the daily presentation of our three iconic golf courses; we ensure the best possible playing surfaces and offer a consistent challenge and exceptional experience for our members and guests.  We’re early birds and night owls, preparing our golf courses for play daily to the most exacting standards, come rain or shine.  There is simply no better place to develop and evolve your Greenkeeping career than with one of the best names in the Golf world.
 
As an inclusive employer, we’re also open to having a conversation with you around flexible working.
 
Location; Auchterarder, just off the A9. Gleneagles is also within easy reach of a number of Scottish towns and cities: Edinburgh City Centre (1hr), Glasgow or Dundee (50mins), Stirling and Perth (25mins).

Please note, this opportunity does not qualify for visa sponsorship. To be considered for this role you should already have the right to work in the UK.

 We are proud to pay the Real Living Wage for every role across the estate.

Here's a bit more detail on what we see you doing in this role...

  • Be a key part of the team, working flexibly and setting up machinery on a daily basis
  • Using your eagle eye for detail you’ll make sure the morning golf course set up is consistently of the highest standard.
  • Maintain a sound knowledge of all operating golf course maintenance equipment and the SOPs for the department
  • Monitoring and maintaining health, safety and security in the workplace at all times
  • Identifying any area of the estate which is irregular in terms of foreign grasses and/or disease, proactively highlighting this and being part of the solution
  • Assisting with the preparation of machinery for use and storage; undertaking routine machine maintenance
  • Maintaining an awareness and understanding of the rules of golf relating to golf course maintenance and modern greenkeeping practices, along with new developments within the industry
  • Uploading your daily work schedule and hours on ground2control after the task is complete by using the devices available in the Bothy
  • Interacting with our guests, always warm, professional, helpful and doing everything you can to exceed their expectations; playing your part in making their stay with us 5 star in every way

The kind of person we're looking for...

  • You have complete knowledge of the plant machinery used for specific tasks and know how to ensure each is utilised in the correct manner.
  • Your knowledge of the relevant Health and Safety regulations is sound and well proven
  • Highly motivated and possessing an immense sense of pride in your work; you're passionate about delivering the high standards for our guests in line with the Gleneagles brand
  • You have a positive “can do” attitude to solving problems in a professional and courteous manner
  • A strong team player with great communication skills and an enthusiastic approach; you're well organised and punctual with an eagle eye for detail
  • You want to be part of a team that works hard, supports each other and above all has fun along the way

What’s in it for you…

  • As well as a competitive salary of £11.00 / hour, as a member of the Gleneagles team, you will also enjoy a fantastic range of perks, benefits and rewards including:

  • Time to let your hair down
  • 30 days holiday (including bank holidays) that increases with service
  • Seasonal parties and local social events
  • 50% discount on Food & Beverage, Country Pursuits, Spa and Hair Salon (Mon-Thurs) and the Golf Driving Range
  • Golf Membership (with access to all 3 championship courses) for £50.00 per annum

  • Treats in your pocket
  • Personal membership to Perkbox, an employee perk platform offering a huge variety of retail discounts, a free Café Nero each week, and a cinema ticket each month, with our compliments.
  • Free ‘pay day’ lunch and monthly drinks offers
  • A generous ‘refer a friend’ scheme

  • Be our guest
  • Stay with us as a guest at Gleneagles for 2 nights per year at £65.00 per room B&B per night
  • Friends & Family rate of £95.00 B&B per night
  • Make a holiday of it with Hoxton Hotels in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Rome, NY, Chicago and LA for just £45 per room, per night
  • Subsidised, single occupancy, en-suite accommodation available on our estate

  • Investment in your development and wellbeing
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme, offering support and confidential advice for you and your family when you need it most
  • Ongoing investment in your personal development with access to internal and external training qualifications and programmes
  • Internal career opportunities across a wider range of specialisms and departments
  • Monthly recognition programme
  • Volunteering day every year with a charitable partner of your choice
  • Complimentary access to our staff gym
  • Gleneagles Cycle Scheme to spread the cost of the bike that you really want and reduce your carbon footprint
If you are our next Greenkeeper please forward your most recent CV to us today!
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