The Grounds Team are part of the Estates Department and are made up of 26 professional and highly motivated individuals who pride themselves on the maintenance and upkeep of the prestigious grounds. The grounds of the Club include ten croquet lawns, thirty grass tennis courts, a cricket ground, a nine-hole golf course, two bowling greens and over a hectare of trees, flowers, shrubs and ornamental lawns. It is through the efforts of the Grounds team that the Club’s members are rewarded year on year with award winning sports surfaces and stunning season changing flowerbeds.
THE ROLE & IDEAL CANDIDATE
As a Grounds Supervisor you will work a 39 hour week with regular weekend work (compulsory but not guaranteed).
Would suit a 1st assistant/deputy greenkeeper or someone looking for a supervisory role.
Sound knowledge of the maintenance of sand based surfaces, including feeding, pest and disease control.
Ideally you should have PA1/PA2a spraying certificates and minimum NVQ level 2 qualification or equivalent.
A keen eye for detail and a passion for your work.
Ability to supervise and motivate a team of 3 people on a daily basis.
Experience of computerised irrigation systems is an advantage.
Ability to work under pressure and enjoy the challenge of producing surfaces capable of hosting major events, including National Croquet Finals, International Croquet Test Matches and the Croquet World Championships in 2023.
Willingness to work closely with the Grounds Manager and his Deputy to achieve these high standards.
Our benefits include 23 days’ holidays (rising to 28 days after 5 years’ continuous service) plus Bank Holidays, life assurance, Group Income Protection, meals on duty, uniform, onsite parking, an annual bonus scheme and an annual performance pay review, along other benefits.
The Hurlingham Club is passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity.
Please note that, due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you do not hear from us within four weeks then unfortunately you were not successful in your application on this occasion.