Apprentice Groundsperson

  • Stoke City FC
  • Stoke-on-Trent, UK
  • 14 Oct, 2021
Apprentice Groundsperson Maintenance Stadia & Operations

Job Description

Stoke City Football Club of the English Football League is looking for an Apprentice Groundsperson to support its facilities operations at the bet365 Stadium and our training ground facility at Clayton Wood in Trent Vale.

We are looking to expand our Grounds Team with a dedicated, highly motivated and professional individual who has a passion for grounds maintenance. Reporting to the Grounds Manager and Deputy Grounds Manager you will be involved in ensuring all types of playing surfaces are prepared to a high standard at the bet365 stadium, Clayton Wood Training Ground and our indoor pitch facilities, for both play and training.

Main Responsibilities

  • Operating grounds maintenance machinery.
  • Repairing pitches after use.
  • Carrying out general grounds duties such as grass cutting and line marking.
  • General maintenance of landscape areas on all sites.

This is an excellent opportunity to progress your skills in an environment which encourages continued professional development and strives for the highest standards.

The ideal candidate will reliable, trustworthy with a flexible working attitude.

The positions will be offered on a full time basis and all relevant raining will be provided.

The role requires a high degree of flexibility to cover weekends as well as early mornings, evenings and matchday fixtures.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and DBS checks at the appropriate level will be obtained prior to employment commencing.

Closing date for applications is 29th October 2021.

Stoke City Football Club endorses the principle of Equality and will strive to ensure that everyone who wishes to be involved in the Club will be treated fairly and with respect, without regard to their age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, sex or sexual orientation.

The Club is committed to providing access and opportunities for all members of the community to take part in without threat of intimidation, victimisation, harassment, bullying and abuse. Any person associated with the Club can be assured of an environment in which their rights, dignity and individual worth are respected and in particular, that they are able to enjoy their engagement at the Club.