Apprentice Greenkeeper – Federal Golf Club (ACT)

  • Full Time
  • ACT, Australia
  • December 14, 2021

Position Summary:          

To perform as an active member of the Course Maintenance Team in the performance of necessary Course Maintenance and green keeping duties as outlined by the Course Superintendent.

Apprentice Greenkeepers will expand skills and knowledge as they are developed through formal role-based and work place training.

General Requirements

  • Help promote player satisfaction through quality maintenance and communication
  • Thoroughly assist in all safety training needs and procedures
  • Works with the Superintendent and other Maintenance Team staff to constantly improve the golf course, club grounds, maintenance facility and safety programs
  • Continues personal and professional Educational through attending Work Place Training, self-development and Turf Education Conference

Key Performance Areas


To Assist the Course Superintendent in identifying the strategies and actions required to meet the Course Maintenance objectives set by the Committee.


  • General green keeping duties as instructed by Course Manager
  • Ensure Safe and efficient operation of all machinery, including mowing equipment
  • Assist with set up of Golf Course for completion of competition rounds and general play
  • Bunker, rough, fairway and general Golf Course maintenance
  • Pest identification and control
  • Demonstrate an awareness of problems that may be compromising the maintenance of the course in accordance with the Turf Management Plan, Environmental Policy, and Occupational Health and Safety Policy.


To continuously improve and maintain the course in the highest quality condition by:

  • Develop knowledge of the mechanical, hydraulic and electrical components used on Course
  • Ensuring a developing understanding of Golf Course irrigation systems
  • Performing tasks that are necessary to keep maintenance facility and equipment clean, organised and safe on a daily basis as directed by Course Manager
  • Fill in to perform all functions and Golf Course maintenance activities as directed by the Golf Course Manager / Superintendent.
  • Ensure that personal protective and Safety equipment is worn as prescribed and required
  • Assisting with bunker, rough, fairway and general Golf Course maintenance


To assist in keeping members informed of changing course conditions, by providing:

  • Ensure work or developments on the course that will affect play or are likely to be the subject of member inquiry or complaint have been reported to the course Superintendent in good time


To continually develop your knowledge of best-practice golf course management practices and techniques.

  • Additional training and visits to agreed industry conferences and interstate and local courses have been planned and conducted and intended changes to chemicals or work practices as a result of the visits have been reported to the Course Superintendent.

If you are interested, please email Resume to email below.

For more information, please Contact.

Peter Dunn

Course Superintendent

0425 885 773

Gowrie Drive, Red Hill ACT 2603

PO Box 3039 Manuka ACT 2603

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