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Posted: 15 August 2017

Reporting to: Operations Manager and Groundsman

Salary: £17k-£20k dependent on experience.

Start: Immediately.

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 Groundsperson will be part of a national maintenance team working at a number of high profile sporting venues. The main base will be the Ricoh Arena, Coventry but travel nationally will be a key part of the role. It is preferable that the successful candidate lives in the Redditch area.

Main Responsibilities:

•    Preparing and maintaining sporting facilities, including artificial surfaces to recognised national standards and to the satisfaction of all users.
•    Providing grounds staff support as required for matches/fixtures.
•    Undertaking any other reasonable duties.
•    The successful candidate may need to work independently at different sites as part of the GreenFields national maintenance team.

Person Specification:

•    Previous experience as a Groundsman or similar
•    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 (L2 Work Based Diploma or similar)
•    Spraying certificate, PA1 & PA6 Knapsack spraying and weed killing (Desirable)
•    Full, clean driving licence

To apply email your CV to mark.bucknall@greenfields.eu or call 01204 699930 if you have any queries about this role.