The Hurlingham Club, London

Groundsman

Client details:

Bordering the Thames in Fulham and set in 42 acres of magnificent grounds, The Hurlingham Club is a green oasis of tradition and international renown. Recognised throughout the world as one of Britain’s greatest private members’ clubs.

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.

Candidate profile:

As a Groundsman you will work a 39 hour week with regular weekend work (compulsory but not guaranteed). Typical duties will include:

  • To undertake general turf and grounds duties.
  • Reporting and treating common pests, fungi and diseases.
  • Setting out sports areas.
  • Operating lawnmowers and other horticultural machinery.

Essential requirements:

Candidates will embody our Club values; excellence, prudence, integrity, courtesy. Previous grounds or turf experience advantageous. Advantageous qualifications - NVQ 2 in Greenkeeping / Sports Turf Management and PA1 and PA6 Spraying qualifications. Candidates will have a hands-on approach, the ability to work under pressure, have excellent attention to detail and will be friendly, polite and diplomatic.

Process to apply:

Apply with your CV and Covering Letter to neil.harvey@hurlinghamclub.org.uk

Type:
Full time, Permanent

Hours:
39 hours, Monday to Friday (1 in 3 weekends, Sat and Sun)

Closing date:
Friday, 16 April 2021 - 5:00pm

Salary:
c. £26k + discretionary bonus and benefits

Region:
London & East

Email:
Neil.harvey@hurlinghamclub.org.uk

Web site:
https://www.hurlinghamclub.org.uk/careers/

Telephone:
020 7610 7439