Vacancies | Chester-Le-Street Golf Club



Chester Le Street Golf Club is in the very heart of County Durham, Land of the Prince Bishops, lovingly blended into the countryside surrounding Lumley Castle and meandering along the banks of the River Wear. This prestigious, mature and mainly parkland golf course at Chester-le-Street overlooks the Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground to the West, with fells and hills beyond. Mature woodland surrounds most of the Eastern boundaries.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Assistant Greenkeeper to join our team. 

The successful applicant will assist in day to day routine maintenance as directed by our course manager. They will also have a desire to build on their technical greenkeeping and agronomy skills within a professional team environment.

The applicant must have an excellent work ethic, dedication, passion and be a team player with a keen eye for presentation and able to carry out all standard greenkeeping tasks. The position requires the ideal candidate to also possess the following:

  • NVQ Level 2 Sports turf or equivalent
  • At least 3 years greenkeeping experience
  • A full UK driving licence
  • A flexible approach to work as weekend work is required

In addition to the above the following attributes would be desirable:

  • Career driven with a commitment to education
  • PA1, PA2A & PA6 spraying certificates
  • CA30/C31 chain saw qualification


We will offer the successful candidate auto enrolment into pension scheme, a generous holiday entitlement, sickness absence pay scheme and free membership of our golf course.

Salary - £21,172.32 plus weekend overtime

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter by email for the attention of Jack Hetherington, Course Manager to [email protected]

Closing Date: 2nd July 2021