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Junior Groundsman


Posted: 15 May 2017

GreenFields is a specialist in sports turf technology with longstanding experience in the development, manufacturing, construction, installation and maintenance of natural, hybrid and synthetic turf systems.

The Junior Groundsman is responsible for undertaking tasks to assist with the maintenance of the general condition and availability of the stadium sports facilities, whether at the Ricoh Arena or other facilities. They will work as part of an overall team, reporting to the Head Groundsman and Operations Manager.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the Head Groundsman, preparing and maintaining the sports facilities, including artificial surfaces to recognised national standards and to the satisfaction of all users
  • Providing grounds staff support for matches/fixtures
  • Undertaking any other reasonable duties as directed by the Head Groundsman
  • The successful candidate will perform day to day operations at the Ricoh Arena and will be expected to work independently in the absence of the Head Groundsman

Person Specification:

  • Previous experience as a Groundsman or similar
  • Experience of working in a dual use facility is desired but not essential
  • A full understanding of field markings
  • The ability to work well as part of a team
  • A flexible and enthusiastic approach to work
  • Must also be able to work without supervision
  • Relevant qualification in turf management (NVQ or similar)
  • Spraying certificate, PA1 & PA6 Knapsack spraying and weed killing (Desirable)
  • Full, clean driving licence

Location: Based primarily at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry
Reporting to: Operations Manager and Head Groundsman
Salary: Negotiable dependent on experience
Start: Immediately

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