Assistant/Deputy Head job specifications

The person supervising golf course greenkeepers must be a competent golf course greenkeeper and must also be competent in the following:

  • Promote, monitor and maintain health, safety and security of the work areas
  • Promote, monitor and maintain health, safety and security of self, team and others
  • Carry out Risk Assessments
  • Respond to accidents and emergencies
  • Holding team meetings
  • Communicating information to staff, management and golfers
  • Briefing teams
  • Allocating work and supervising the greenkeeping staff
  • Training staff
  • Develop their own skills and manage their time
  • Survey, collect and record data on the golf course environment
  • Report on the condition of the golf course environment
  • Promote good environmental practice
  • Supervising construction/renovation projects
  • Estimating resource requirements and programme work
  • Supervising turf maintenance
  • Planning and ensuring the maintenance of a golf course in accordance with the golf course policy document
  • Supervising the preparation of machines for use
  • Supervising the maintenance of machines
  • Supervising the preparation of the machines for storage
  • Operate and maintain irrigation systems
  • Maintain drainage systems
  • Planning and managing the control of weeds, pests and disease
  • Prepare, establish and maintain grass swards
  • Using IT