UK: Skilled Grounds person

RESPONSIBLE TO: Head Groundsperson

SALARY: £27,000 to £30,000 per annum, dependent on skills, knowledge and experience

TERMS: Full-time role subject to a 3-month probationary period

THE ROLE

London Stadium are looking for a Skilled Groundsperson to assist the Head Groundsperson and the team in managing and maintaining the playing surfaces to the highest standards within a stadium environment.  This is a great opportunity for someone looking to develop their career in a grounds environment, with the opportunity to be involved in exciting events such as football, Major League Baseball, athletics, rugby and community events.

The successful candidate will have relevant experience from working within the sports turf industry, with an emphasis on helping to monitor and plan activities. A knowledge of the set up and use of modern turf management equipment is essential.  A working knowledge of fully automatic irrigation and turf reinforcement management will be essential to fulfil the requirements for this position.

No two days will be same so this role will be varied and give you the opportunity to get involved in a wide range of activities.  Day to day you will be involved in preparations for some of the biggest national and international events as well as having a key role in ensuring the community pitch is delivered to meet business objectives.  In return we offer development opportunities and many company benefits.

Events take place all year round, and at different times and days, so you may be required to work early mornings, evenings and weekends to fulfil particular business needs.

Please see specific duties and requirements in the Role Profile and Person Specification below.

HOW TO APPLY

To find out more about this role and to apply please download a copy of our recruitment pack HERE and hit “Apply Now” by 9am on Tuesday 20th September 2022. Interviews will take place during the week commencing 26th 2022.  We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible thereafter.

ABOUT LONDON STADIUM

For further information about London Stadium please visit the website here.

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