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Golf Course Horticulturist

The Royal Auckland and Grange Golf Club is one of the most exclusive private member golf clubs in Auckland, New Zealand.   We are currently looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Horticulturist to join our golf course Agronomy Dept as we continue on our very exciting journey of redevelopment with the Nicklaus Design Team.   

Over the last three years’ we have been under development and now have 18 holes completed and back in play.  We have 9 holes remaining which will be complete in early 2021 and grown in over the next 12 months.  In addition to this, a world class landscape architect company from the US has been commissioned to work in collaboration with the Nicklaus design team to develop a landscape masterplan on our 100ha property in the heart of Auckland.  To this point, we are looking for an experienced Horticulturist. 

Established in 1894, the Club has a proud and long history with a number of established native and exotic tree stands.  We are looking for a positive individual who sets very high standards, is a team player, embraces change and able to play a major role in implementing our landscape master plan. 

The successful candidate will possess a passion and understanding of golf course horticultural practices as well as a basic understanding of general golf course practices and associated machinery. 

The candidate will have the following attributes: 

  • Minimum Level 4 Horticulture Qualification
  • Agrichemical qualifications (grow safe)
  • Excellent skills and attention to detail
  • Tree planting and arboriculture skills and associated qualifications (chainsaw, experience with tractors and chippers)  
  • Good understanding of tree and plant species
  • Enjoys working outside, being part of a large team, excellent communication and a positive attitude!

A detailed job description is available by request.  

An attractive remuneration package along with health insurance will be offered to the successful candidate (as well as a haka lesson and an All Black jersey).  

Email applications to Mark Hooker –

The Royal Auckland and Grange Golf Club
57 Grange Road
Auckland, 2025
New Zealand
Applications Close
12 February 2021