Jobs – Assistant Grounds Person

The Golf Club is looking for a passionate and dedicated Assistant Grounds Person who is looking for a new opportunity that provides plenty of variety and challenges which allow you to learn, develop and enhance your skillset within a golf club environment. This is a seasonal position working up to 20 hours per week in the Summer and as required due the winter

The successful applicant will be able to work independently as well as within a team to which they will help contribute to the day-to-day maintenance and setting up of the golf course.

Main Duties:

  • Day to day maintenance of the course and surrounding grounds
  • The safe use and operation of equipment and machinery used in grounds maintenance, such as tractors, ride-on mowers, hand mowers, leaf blowers
  • Mowing, spiking, slitting, topdressing, fertilising, line marking, undertaking pitch repairs and all other maintenance of playing surfaces
  • To adhere to current Health and Safety legislation and best practice in accordance with the Club’s Health and Safety Policy Statement
  • To ensure own safety, and the safety of others who may be affected by your actions. Employees must follow instructions and co-operate at all times with their line manager to enable the Club to meet its legal responsibilities.
    Employees must stop work if the nature of the situation involves a risk of serious injury to any person and must report any hazardous situation or defective equipment to their line manager without delay
  • To undertake any other duties as may reasonably be required of you in the post

The Ideal Candidate:
To be successful in this role, the incumbent should have:

  • General knowledge of Grounds maintenance
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Driving Licence

To apply, please submit your CV to the Club General Manager:
by email or
by post Westgate and Birchington Golf Club 176 Canterbury Road Westgate on Sea Kent CT8 8LT