Adare Manor
  • Golf Grounds
  • Limerick, IRL
  • Competitive
  • Hourly
  • Permanent

In addition to salary


This is a new beginning for Adare Manor. We have completed the largest refurbishment, restoration and expansion in Irish history. We have enriched the majesty that has made Adare Manor legendary. And when we re-open our doors this autumn, we will pioneer a new era in 5-star hospitality that is, quite literally, beyond everything.

We now have a Senior Grounds Person role available.

As a Senior Grounds Person you will assist in directing a small team in all the grass maintenance requirements of the grounds and estate of Adare Manor and the general upkeep of mechanical equipment. Specifically you will be carrying out the following duties:

  • Planning & maintenance of all grass in Formal Gardens, Avenues, Large Parklands, Carparks, Avenues and Paddocks.
  • Application of fertilizers, pesticides, fungicides, herbicides & insecticides, soil conditioners, pest controls etc.
  • Implementation of cultural practices such as annual renovation, over-seeding and topdressing programs
  • Operation and maintenance of irrigation & drainage systems
  • Assists and supervises construction/renovation projects
  • Assists and supervises all fine turf maintenance from tees grade formal lawns to paddock maintenance
  • Daily upkeep of roadways and paths on the estate.
  • Allocation of work tasks and supervising team members in the Grounds Team to ensure the most efficient utilization of skills and equipment.
  • Assisting in the instruction of equipment operators in the safe, efficient operation and care of mowing and other equipment.
  • Maintaining accurate and complete records of all works carried out on the Grounds Department including (but not exclusively):
  • All materials usage and results
  • Pest control, fertilizer, fungicide etc. activities
  • Seasonal activities
  • Health & Safety records
  • Risk assessments
  • Training activities
  • Assisting in annual budgetary meetings with the Golf Course Superintendent and exercises cost control measures to keep, as near as possible, operating expenses in line with the approved budgets.
  • Assisting in the development of seasonal operational plans, as well as the implementation of the 5 year plan for the evolvement of the Grounds Department.
  • Maintaining appropriate cost controls and efficiencies to ensure maximum profitability and ensure that agreed purchasing procedures are complied with at all times.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Machinery Operation Training.
  • Pesticides Training and Assessment to NPTC/ Coillte Standards.
  • Basic Chainsaw Training & Assessment to NPTC/ Coillte Standards.
  • A National Diploma in Sports Turf Maintenance Level 3.
  • Relevant experience in a similar capacity.

We offer exceptional working environment, development opportunities that are beyond everything, state of the art equipment as well as competitive rates of pay & benefits.

Interviews for the above roles will take place during our Recruitment Open Days at Adare Manor on 13th (8 am - 8 pm), 15th (10 am - 6 pm) & 17th July (8am - 8 pm). 

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