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Logo: Wirral CouncilGM Supervisor (Head Greenkeeper)                                          

21,074 - 23,111

Band F

36.00 Hours per week  


We are recruiting a permanent, full time Head Greenkeeper for the West Wirral district of Parks and Countryside, Wirral Borough Council.


In West Wirral, we have two golf courses, Hoylake and Arrowe Park. The recruitment is for a permanent Head Greenkeeper and their role is to contribute to the effective running of golf within the West district and you will primary responsibility for one course but will be required to support the Head Greenkeeper of our second course in West as well as the wider golf across Wirral. To work on West District Golf Course to undertake duties relevant to the grade including regular meetings with the Golf Coordinator and Service Users, supporting the training of staff, including work experience, and liaising with the Golf Coordinator and Area Manager around opening and closing of the course.  


The successful candidate will ideally have experience of the supervision of staff (i.e. Team members, Volunteers). This is a hands on position requiring the post holder to demonstrate leadership and good communication skills with the ability to motivate their team.  They will be expected to monitor the work of the team and work closely with the Area Manager, Team Leader, Golf Coordinator and other Head Greenkeepers/Supervisor Gardeners. As a member of the golf management team, they will ensure the effective and efficient use of resources available and close working between all staff on site. They should have a wide range of horticultural knowledge and skills including excellent green keeping skills including use of a full range of machinery and all other duties relevant to the grade . You will be required to undertake a short practical test as part of the interview.  


For an informal chat about this vacancy contact Anthony Bestwick on 0151 606 2294.  


We want people who are driven, unstoppable, and ready to deliver. It is a fantastic place to live, work and visit. We are an employer who supports, who is flexible but who demands the very best. No holding back. No excuses. Just change Wirral.


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Closing date 11/10/18 




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