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Grounds Maintenance

Job Description


Rwanda Ultimate Golf Course Ltd


Title: Grounds Maintenance Position


Reports to: Greenkeeper or appointed Assistant


Number of Positions: Three (3)



Job Purpose


Rwanda Ultimate Golf Course is a private company created to position Rwanda as the best golfing destination in Africa and one of the greatest in the world. The first project of Rwanda Ultimate Golf Course, to reach this goal, is the Kigali Golf Resort & Villas. The golf course is a real estate masterpiece designed by the worldwide famous Gary Player. The facility will also include a five-star Clubhouse and other amenities.


Rwanda Ultimate Golf Course Ltd seeks to fill the Groundmen/Groundswomen positions who will contribute to the maintenance and beauty of the course, enhancing our goal of providing a world-class golfing and recreational experience.



Key Responsibilities.


These positions encompass administrative, supervisory, and technical duties.


  1. Fertilizer – Pesticide Handling Duties


  • Under the general supervision of the greenkeeper and/or assistant greenkeeper, calibrate, monitor, operate, and clean equipment used in fertilization and pest management.

  • Scout and diagnose nutrient deficiencies, pests, and pathological problems.

  • Quantitatively measure, load, and apply fertilizers and pesticides.

  • Organize and maintain fertilizer and pesticide stores.

  • Dispose of chemical containers with due care to the environment.

  • Follow recommended safety procedures and maintain required records of activities.


  1. Landscape Horticulturist Duties


  • Under the supervision of the greenkeeper and/or assistant greenkeeper, take responsibility for the care and maintenance of course ornamentals, plants, trees, and shrubs.

  • Operate equipment associated with the maintenance of ornamental plants.

  • Prepare soil plant beds, established by seeds or transplants.

  • Maintain annual and perennial flowers in aesthetically pleasing arrangements.

  • Plant and maintain ornamental trees and shrubs, including appropriate pruning, trimming, feeding, and pest control.

  • Operate mechanical and powered equipment used in the maintenance of ornamental plants and trees.


  1. Stores/Administrative Assistant Duties


  • Under general supervision, undertake stores/administrative duties.

  • Serve as the center of day-to-day communication, administrative chores, reports, purchase logistics, and record-keeping activities.

  • Perform course supervisory roles and lead teams undertaking course maintenance activities on a day-to-day basis.


Required Skills.


  • Minimum Diploma in Agriculture/Horticulture, Crop Science from a technical institution or university.

  • Keen interest in learning turfgrass management.

  • No experience required.




Personal Skills and General Competencies.

  • Strong teamwork spirit.

  • Willingness to learn.




  • Kinyarwanda is required, both oral and written.

  • English will be an asset.

  • Required Documents


Application Requirements.


  • A detailed CV with 3 contacts of professional referees.

  • A one-page cover letter with a motivational statement about the responsibilities and requirements for this position.

  • Copies of academic degrees, professional training certificates, and other relevant training certificates.

  • Copy of Rwanda National ID.

Application Instructions.


  • The deadline for submitting applications is on 27th February 2024 at 17:00 hrs. Kigali time.

  • All applicants should submit their zipped documents with the subject line "Application for Groundmen/Groundswomen position" to

  • Only selected candidates for an interview will be contacted.

  • All unzipped documents will be automatically disqualified.

  • All applicants must be Rwandans.

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