Set within the Lews Castle Grounds in the Outer Hebrides, Stornoway Golf Club is looking to recruit a Head Greenkeeper with responsibility for maintaining and developing the full potential of this scenic and challenging 18-hole parkland course.

The role is full-time and would suit an ambitious and self-motivated person with suitable qualifications and background. The successful candidate will manage and maintain the golf course and clubhouse environs to a standard that meets the expectations of members, guests and visitors.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Undertake and supervise all golf course maintenance operations in accordance with greenkeeping best practice, the club’s course maintenance policy and Health and Safety Policy
  • Maintain Health and Safety systems to protect and promote a safe working environment
  • Allocate work and supervise greenkeeping staff and any volunteers and ensure that all works are carried out in a safe manner
  • Plan and carry out effective course and turf maintenance operations across the year including the control of weeds, pests and turf diseases
  • Prepare and present the course for play in a timely manner taking account of the Club’s competition calendar and tee-times
  • Undertake and supervise the proper preparation of machinery for use
  • Manage and conduct the regular maintenance and servicing of all machinery
  • Monitor and maintain course drainage systems
  • Communicate information to staff, management and golfers
  • Maintain appropriate levels of supplies and ensure safe and effective control of all stored materials and maintenance products
  • Manage and conduct construction/renovation projects
    Ensure the security of all premises, machinery and equipment
  • Maintain a professional and welcoming approach at all times when dealing with members, guests and visitors


In return we offer a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, for a 40 hour week and contributory pension.

Applicants should apply via email with a supporting CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday 21 June 2019, with interviews shortly afterwards.

For informal enquiries please contact Norman Macdonald, 07799 765608