Head Greenkeeper

Head Greenkeeper

Job Number: GOLF-9

Business Unit: Kalgoorlie Golf Course

Employment Status: Permanent Full Time

Closing Date: Thursday, 17 December 2020

The Kalgoorlie Golf Course is Located 600km east of Perth. Designed by Graham Marsh, This 18-hole layout is situated in the middle of the outback and provides a beautiful and unique setting, challenging even the most avid golfing enthusiast. The course is ranked number 58 in Australia golf Digest's Top 100 Australian Golf Courses and has become one of the most iconic golf courses throughout Australia, annually hosting the Western Australian PGA Championships.

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is recruiting for an Head Greenkeeper. This position will support the Golf Course Superintendent in all aspects of golf course maintenance. This will include turf management, ensuring irrigation systems remain fully operational and applying leaderships skills to supervise Golf Course Greenkeepers Apprentices and Laborers.

To be successful for this rewarding and challenging role, you will have:
  • A Certificate III or IV in Sports Turf Management
  • Experience in management of Bent Grass Greens and Winter Green Couch Fairways and Tees under stressful conditions
  • The ability to problem solve and fix any irrigation issues
  • Extensive product knowledge inclusive of pesticides and fertilisers
  • Water management experience
  • Knowledge on proper and safe use of all associated course equipment and machinery
  • Excellent communication skills to ensure positive internal and external stakeholder relationships are created and maintained
  • Strong leadership skills to lead a dedicated team and have ability to drive change and improvement
  • A keen eye for detail with the ability to identify and solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to thrive under pressure and consistently meet tight deadlines
In addition to the above requirements, the following attributes are essential to this position:
  • Be driven and self-motivated
  • Passionate about the golfing industry
  • Have an enthusiastic 'can do' attitude to succeed and surpass expectations
  • Be available to work on a weekend shift rotating roster
The successful candidate will receive:
  • A dynamic working environment with excellent working conditions
  • Very attractive remuneration
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Discounted recreation facility membership
  • Desirable lifestyle

Total Package

Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact Information

If you would like to find out more about this employment opportunity with the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, an employer of choice, please contact People and Culture on (08) 9021 9600.

How to Apply

The City only accepts applications submitted via our website. Applications must address the Skills, Knowledge and Capacity section in the Position Description and include both a Resume and Cover Letter.
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