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Careers

Founded in 1894, Portmarnock Golf Club has an established reputation as one of the world’s finest golf clubs. This achievement is in no small part due to the dedicated team members who have worked and built their careers at Portmarnock throughout our 127-year history.

From maintaining our exceptional 27-hole championship links, delivering the most advanced lessons, preparing the tastiest, most nourishing food, to providing a friendly, efficient service and Portmarnock’s warm hospitality both in the clubhouse and on the course, we work hard to ensure our members and guests have a memorable golfing and social experience every time they visit.

We also work hard to ensure we offer our colleagues a fun and challenging team environment, where everyone has the chance to grow and develop while building a career in one of the most respected venues in the golf world. In return, we look for colleagues who are passionate and motivated by their work and desire to deliver exceptional service, are eager to learn and develop, and bring enthusiasm and ideas that contribute to making our team even stronger.

Among the benefits we offer
  • A competitive salary
  • Free meals on duty
  • Staff uniform
  • Parking
  • An open-door policy
  • Opportunities for staff training subject to employment status

Current Opportunities

We have an exciting opportunity for a Chef de Partie who is interested in joining us on either a full-time (45 hours per week) or part-time basis.

From traditional Irish food, including fish landed daily at Howth Pier, to dishes designed specifically for our member events, you will be an integral part of the team supporting the delivery of consistently high-quality food for our Bradshaw Bar, Presidents Dining Room, Presidents Bar, Pickeman Room, outdoor and on-course dining facilities in the warmer months, and members events throughout the year.

You must have at least two year’s experience as a Chef to be considered for this role.

In exchange we offer you €30,000 – 32,000 p.a. and pension scheme (for full-time position); meals on duty, staff uniform, and parking. You will also receive one third premium for Sundays; a Christmas bonus and voucher.

How to apply
If feel that you would thrive in this position, please email your C.V and cover letter to: hr@portmarnockgolfclub.ie making sure to note CHEF in the subject heading.

The job specification below shows the range of duties that a Links Seasonal staff will be expected to carry out to a very high standard.

 

1. Promoting the Health and Safety of self and others by:

Maintaining healthy and safe working practices, including:

Outlining the club’s Health and Safety policy.

Knowing the location of the Health and Safety Policy Document, first aid boxes and accident book.

Conducting a basic risk assessment.

Selecting and wearing appropriate footwear and clothing.

Promoting safe practices to others.

Communicating risks and hazards to appropriate persons.

Selecting and using tools and equipment consistent with risk assessments.

Respond to emergencies, including:

Fires, chemical spillages and injuries both indoors and outdoors

Using emergency equipment e.g. fire extinguishers.

Calling assistance.

 

2. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with managers, colleagues and golfers by:

Communicating effectively.

Offering advice and help as appropriate.

Dealing with conflict.

Honoring commitments.

Keeping management informed.

Understanding roles and responsibilities

 

3. Maintaining turf that includes:

Switching and brushing Repairing divots

Mowing banks, Irrigating turf

Renovating and repairing turf

Applying top dressing,

Flymowing, Strimming

 

4. Preparing the Course for play that includes:

Has understanding of the rules of golf

Marking of hazards, out of bounds and GUR

Moving tee markers

Maintaining bunkers

Maintaining golf course furniture

 

5. Operating and maintaining machinery including:

Tractor driving

Machine maintenance

Preparing machinery for use

Preparing machinery for storage

Assisting machinery repairs

 

6. Golf course construction including:

Preparing ground for establishing plants

Laying drains

General turfing

 

7. Establishing plants on the golf course including:

shrubs and turf

 

8. Maintaining plants other than turf on the golf course including:

Pruning trees and shrubs

 

9. Additional skills could include:

All terrain vehicle driving

Safe lifting and handling

 

10. Report to Head Greenkeeper any staff issues and course issues

 

Customer care

Always be polite, be ready to help the needs of all golfers and move out of the way and turn off machines when golfers are playing.

How to apply
Please send CV and cover letter to. Gerard Morgan, Head Green keeper, Portmarnock Golf Club.
gerard@portmarnockgolfclub.ie for more information if you are interested.

The job specification below shows the range of duties that a new employee / trainee greenkeeper will be expected to carry out. Once the trainee/ new employee can perform these tasks and has become qualified in greenkeeping and has been with the club at least five years he will be assessed. If he or she can perform all the tasks to a high standard he or she will be moved onto grade two.

 

1. Promoting Health and safety of self and others by:

Maintaining healthy and safe working practices, including:

Outlining the club’s Health and Safety policy.

Knowing the location of the Health and Safety Policy Document, first aid boxes and accident book.

Conducting a basic risk assessment.

Selecting and wearing appropriate footwear and clothing.

Promoting safe practices to others.

Communicating risks and hazards to appropriate persons.

Selecting and using tools and equipment consistent with risk assessments.

Respond to emergencies, including:

Fires, chemical spillages and injuries both indoors and outdoors

Using emergency equipment e.g. fire extinguishers.

Calling assistance.

 

2. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with managers, colleagues and golfers by:

Communicating effectively.

Offering advice and help as appropriate.

Dealing with conflict.

Honouring commitments.

Keeping management informed.

Understanding roles and responsibilities

 

3. Maintaining turf that includes:

Switching and brushing Repairing divots

Mowing banks irrigating turf

Mowing rough Mowing semi rough Mowing fairways

Mowing surrounds

Mowing tees Renovating and repairing turf

Mowing greens Aerating turf

Scarifying turf Applying fertiliser

Applying top dressing Rolling turf

 

4. Preparing the Course for play that includes:

Moving tee markers, maintaining golf course furniture

Maintaining bunkers

Changing holes

 

5. Operating and maintaining machinery including:

Tractor driving

Preparing machinery for use

Preparing machinery for storage

 

 

6. Golf course construction including:

Preparing ground for establishing plants

Laying drains, cleaning drains / ditches

Revetting bunkers

Building tees

Building greens

General turfing

 

7. Establishing plants on the golf course including:

shrubs and turf

 

8. Maintaining plants other than turf on the golf course including:

Pruning trees and shrubs

 

9. Additional skills could include:

All terrain vehicle driving

Safe lifting and handling

Customer care

Always be polite, be ready to help the needs of all golfers and move out of the way and turn off machines when golfers are playing.

How to apply
Please send CV and cover letter to. Gerard Morgan, Head Green keeper, Portmarnock Golf Club.
gerard@portmarnockgolfclub.ie for more information if you are interested