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Greenkeeping Course Operations Manager - 2090

Location: Sydney
Salary: Competitive
Position: Full time

An exciting opportunity exists for a self-motivated, enthusiastic and punctual hands-on Qualified Greenkeeper located at an Inner-City Golf Course, to work full time (will include rostered weekend work) whilst managing the on-course team.

Our client is a nationwide Australian landscaping business with offices in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Auckland that is going through a burst of growth launching exciting new company divisions with a number of new roles and career paths available. They are looking for a talented Greenkeeping Course Operations Manager to join the team.

Role and responsibilities

The ideal candidate is someone who thrives in a dynamic and fast paced environment. You will have a comprehensive knowledge of pesticides and their application, experience with all machinery associated with course maintenance, excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Maintenance and preparation of daily golf course setup and preventative maintenance
  • Ability to work within a team and lead a team in a prompt and professional manner managing timeframes, expectations, presentation and staffing numbers
  • Staff rostering – coordinate and manage RDOs, leave, summer season leave
  • Operating a range of turf maintenance equipment
  • Promote continuous improvement with open communication
  • Be able to follow instructions and work autonomously as required
  • Management of on-site team
  • Adhere to WHS&E policies and proceduresEnter data and document works undertaken
  • Support management and fellow employees

Qualifications and experience

  • Cert III Turf Management (Diploma in Horticulture - Turf, would be advantageous)
  • Relevant licenses, including driver’s licence
  • Competency in the use and maintenance of specialised turf machinery and associated equipment
  • Experience and knowledge in preparing Golf Course playing surfaces turf for sports,
  • Staff Management- Effective interpersonal and people management/supervisory skills
  • Accreditation for the application of chemicals
  • Experience in golf course renovation programs and practices
  • Experience in managing work health and safety
  • Accreditation in first aid
  • Exceptional eye for detail across all facets of Golf Course Management
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills in a team environment

Culture and benefits

  • Be a part of an enthusiastic team
  • Career progression & access to further training
  • Uniforms and PPE
  • Attractive salary package depending on qualifications and experience

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