UK: Skilled groundsperson

Reporting to the Senior Head Groundsman, we have an exciting position as a Skilled Groundsperson available within Fleetwood Town Football Club, primarily based within our elite performance centre at Poolfoot Farm, Thornton – Cleveleys.


Main Responsibilities (but not limited to):


· Presentation of all pitches to the highest standard for matches and training schedules

· To deliver high quality grounds maintenance services to the highest standard, in line with FTFC policies, legislative, environmental and certifying authorities’ compliance and best practice

· Carrying out general grounds duties such as cutting the grass, watering the pitch, marking the pitch, spraying, fertilising and match preparations

· Carry out maintenance and renovations of landscaped areas

· Ensure machinery is maintained and serviced to an acceptable standard

· Liaising with the First Team Manager, Academy and coaching staff in the absence of the Head Groundsman and Deputy

· Providing support and training to apprentices

· Liaise with other management staff at FTFC

· Identifying pests/weeds/diseases and reporting to the Head Groundsman or Deputy

· Clean equipment and wash down areas

· Keep all equipment and materials in good condition


About us

Established in 1997, Fleetwood Town Football Club is a professional association football club based in the town of Fleetwood, Lancashire. The team compete in EFL 1, the third tier of English football.

The home ground is Highbury Stadium in Fleetwood and its training ground is Poolfoot Farm, in Thornton-Cleveleys.

Fleetwood Town is committed to providing all employees with the opportunity for career and personal development on the basis of ability, qualifications and suitability for the work as well as their potential to be developed into the role.

Poolfoot Farm was officially unveiled by the great Sir Alex Ferguson on 20th April 2016 and is home to 16 football pitches both artificial and natural grass, an elite performance building, gymnasium, playground and a destination restaurant. The site offers football for all areas of the game from grassroots through to the elite 1st team squad.

Interested? Please apply here

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