Golf Course Horticulturist

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Mark Hooker - Director of Agronomy  at

Company Name: 
Royal Auckland and Grange Golf Club
Position Type: 
Full Time

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 embark on a very exciting journey of redevelopment with the Nicklaus Design Team.   Over the next four years’ our famous courses will be transformed into a world class 27 hole facility which will also include a brand new agronomy department and workshop.  In addition to this, a world class landscape architect company from the US has been commissioned to work in collaboration with the Nicklaus design to develop a landscape masterplan.  To this point, we are looking for an experienced Horticulturist. 


Established in 1894, the Club has a proud and long history and is excited about our upcoming construction phase.  We are looking for a positive individual who sets very high standards, is a team player, embraces change and will mentor our Junior gardener.


The successful candidate will poses a passion and understanding of turf maintenance equipment and the following attributes: 

·         Minimum Level 4 Horticulture Qualification with excellent skills and attention to detail

·         Minimum 3 years landscape / horticulture experience in a supervisory capacity

·         Golf course experience would be of benefit but not essential  

·         Good understanding of tree species, tree management (arboriculture)

·         Enjoys working outside, being part of a large team, with a positive attitude!


This position is a senior role within our Agronomy Dept and involves the management of junior staff.  You would report Directly to the Director of Agronomy.  A detailed job description is available by request.  An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate. 


Close Date Monday 5th March 2018

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