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Greenkeeper - Full Time

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Greenkeeper - Full Time 

Tilgate Forest Golf Centre, Crawley

Salary: Up to £24k depending on experience

Would you like a job working in golf? Then we've got a fantastic opportunity, available from February 2024. Tilgate Forest Golf Centre has a fantastic tree-lined 18-hole course, TopTracer driving range and the Nineteen Bar & Kitchen.

We are now looking for a Greenkeeper to join our team of 6. The role is suited to someone  with previous greenkeeping or grounds maintenance experience.

This is a full time role working 40 hours per week. Due to the nature of the position, you must be available to work early starts and weekend cover.

Duties include:

  • Driving range maintenance and ball collections

  • Assisting with presentation around the entire estate including the golf course, clubhouse and surrounding areas

  • General maintenance and upkeep of the golf course

  • Cutting greens, fairways and rough using ride-on mowers

  • Bunker edging and raking

  • Strimming and use of handheld power tools

You will be based with our Greenkeeping team, located within the stunning surroundings of Tilgate Forest. Experience or a passion for working in a grounds maintenance environment is preferred.

Requirements of successful candidate:

  • Good Communicator
  • Friendly disposition
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Interest in golf or greenkeeping preferred but not essential

What can Lex Leisure offer you?

  • Competitive salary

  • Generous annual leave

  • Complimentary use of all Glendale Golf courses

  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person

  • Employee health cash plan

  • Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Pension Scheme

  • Company sick pay

  • Career progression

  • Training and development

Lex Leisure is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

How to Apply

If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you.  Please apply with a letter of application and CV to

About Lex Leisure

Lex Leisure seeks to operate leisure venues on a commercial basis with a view to generating a surplus that can be used for our principal objective of supporting those who are disabled, physically or mentally or who require support or bespoke care plans to stay physically active. Lex Leisure, working with key partners, wants to empower disabled people to take a more active role in all aspects of sport and physical activity and for our facilities to be more inclusive and to provide a greater range of sporting opportunities for disabled people.

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