About The Royal Sydney Golf ClubThe Royal Sydney Golf Club, one of Australia’s most prominent social and sporting institutions, is a private members club, proudly hosting a number of world class sporting events including hosting the Australian Open on 15 previous occasions. It is recognised nationally and internationally for its world class facilities which include two golf courses, 18 tennis courts, bowling greens, croquet lawns, two squash courts, a gym, two pools, several cafes, a fine dining restaurant, accommodation rooms and multiple function rooms.The RoleWe are seeking energetic and passionate qualified Greenkeepers to join the team in what is an exciting period for the Club, as we undertake a major course renovation to our Championship Course. The renovation, led by world-renowned golf course architect Gil Hanse, is expected to be completed in March 2025.Reporting to the Course Superintendent, you will be involved in all aspects of turf maintenance required for the upkeep of the golf courses, lawn tennis courts, croquet and bowling greens. The diversity in playing surfaces at the Club offers unique development opportunities for ambitious sports turf professionals.  The Club takes great pride in presenting quality playing surfaces and accordingly sets high standards for staff in all aspects of their role.This is a Full-Time position that requires predominantly weekday work however flexible to work shifts on weekends. Essential Requirements:Minimum Certificate III in Sports Turf Management or equivalentPrevious experience operating golf course machinery Highly motivated with a strong work ethic Current Australian driver’s licence Excellent communication skillsUnderstanding requirements relating to WH&S and Environmental management on a golf courseDesirableAQF3 Chemical spray certification or equivalent Manual Driver’s licenseWork with Us!Paid in line with Club’s Enterprise Agreement with penalty rates on weekends.Ample opportunities for Learning & Development including 24/7 access to an extensive learning platform.Staff wellbeing program including free exercise classes for staff in our state-of-the-art fitness facilities, golf lessons, tennis clinics and access to our Employee Assistance Program.Daily staff meals.Uniforms provided plus uniform allowance.20% discount on purchases (e.g. wine and sporting goods from our retail store).15% discount on TFE hotel or apartment bookings across Australia, New Zealand and Europe. TFE brands include but are not limited to Adina, Vibe and Travelodge.17.5% loading on Annual LeavePaid Parental Leave benefits.All day free street parking available and bus stop and ferry located outside the Club.We foster an environment of belonging, celebrate diversity at the Club and make hiring decisions based on experience, skill and passion. We actively seek people who genuinely wish to have a positive impact on those around them. Our people make the difference in our workplace and we are proud to be certified as a 2023 Great Place to Work®.Please note that if your application progresses to the pre-employment stage, you may be required to complete a background check. If the search returns a criminal record, the Club will assess whether the records impacts your ability to perform the key requirements of the role.If you are ready for your next career move, we can't wait to hear from you! AUD Rose Bay 2029

Greenkeeper

  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • One of Australia’s most prominent social and sporting venues
  • Join a premier Club certified Great Place to Work 2023

About The Royal Sydney Golf Club

The Royal Sydney Golf Club, one of Australia’s most prominent social and sporting institutions, is a private members club, proudly hosting a number of world class sporting events including hosting the Australian Open on 15 previous occasions. It is recognised nationally and internationally for its world class facilities which include two golf courses, 18 tennis courts, bowling greens, croquet lawns, two squash courts, a gym, two pools, several cafes, a fine dining restaurant, accommodation rooms and multiple function rooms.

The Role

We are seeking energetic and passionate qualified Greenkeepers to join the team in what is an exciting period for the Club, as we undertake a major course renovation to our Championship Course. The renovation, led by world-renowned golf course architect Gil Hanse, is expected to be completed in March 2025.

Reporting to the Course Superintendent, you will be involved in all aspects of turf maintenance required for the upkeep of the golf courses, lawn tennis courts, croquet and bowling greens. The diversity in playing surfaces at the Club offers unique development opportunities for ambitious sports turf professionals.  

The Club takes great pride in presenting quality playing surfaces and accordingly sets high standards for staff in all aspects of their role.

This is a Full-Time position that requires predominantly weekday work however flexible to work shifts on weekends.

 Essential Requirements:

  • Minimum Certificate III in Sports Turf Management or equivalent
  • Previous experience operating golf course machinery 
  • Highly motivated with a strong work ethic 
  • Current Australian driver’s licence 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understanding requirements relating to WH&S and Environmental management on a golf course

Desirable

  • AQF3 Chemical spray certification or equivalent 
  • Manual Driver’s license

Work with Us!

  • Paid in line with Club’s Enterprise Agreement with penalty rates on weekends.
  • Ample opportunities for Learning & Development including 24/7 access to an extensive learning platform.
  • Staff wellbeing program including free exercise classes for staff in our state-of-the-art fitness facilities, golf lessons, tennis clinics and access to our Employee Assistance Program.
  • Daily staff meals.
  • Uniforms provided plus uniform allowance.
  • 20% discount on purchases (e.g. wine and sporting goods from our retail store).
  • 15% discount on TFE hotel or apartment bookings across Australia, New Zealand and Europe. TFE brands include but are not limited to Adina, Vibe and Travelodge.
  • 17.5% loading on Annual Leave
  • Paid Parental Leave benefits.
  • All day free street parking available and bus stop and ferry located outside the Club.

We foster an environment of belonging, celebrate diversity at the Club and make hiring decisions based on experience, skill and passion. We actively seek people who genuinely wish to have a positive impact on those around them. Our people make the difference in our workplace and we are proud to be certified as a 2023 Great Place to Work®.

Please note that if your application progresses to the pre-employment stage, you may be required to complete a background check. If the search returns a criminal record, the Club will assess whether the records impacts your ability to perform the key requirements of the role.

If you are ready for your next career move, we can't wait to hear from you!

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Kelly Garland on (02) 8362 7000, quoting Ref No. 1166486.

  • Posted Date 27 Mar 2024
  • Location Rose Bay
    NSW / Australia
  • Industry Trades & Services
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Salary Not provided