Senior Groundsperson

  • Walsall FC
  • Walsall, UK
  • 08 Sep, 2022
Full time Groundsman Stadia & Operations

Job Description

Walsall Football Club are looking to recruit a Senior Groundsperson.

JOB TITLE: Senior Groundsperson

DEPARTMENT: Groundstaff

REPORTS TO: Head Groundsperson

LOCATION: Walsall, West Midlands

 

Job Purpose

Walsall Football Club are looking for a dedicated individual to join our Groundstaff team located at the Poundland Bescot Stadium and our Essington Training Ground.

The successful applicant will support the Head Groundsperson in maintaining the Poundland Bescot Stadium pitch and the surfaces and surrounding landscape at the Training Ground as well as undertaking essential maintenance checks to key machinery.

 

Job Duties

  • Ensuring pitches are maintained to a high standard and ready for use when required
  • Maintaining surrounding landscapes such as driveways, car parks, verges and borders
  • Applying fertiliser and spraying of all surfaces
  • Maintaining equipment and machinery
  • General grounds maintenance
  • Work in a health and safety conscious manner, whilst ensuring all machinery is kept in a safe and secure position

 

Organisational Responsibility

  • Reports to the Head Groundsperson

 

Qualifications

 

  • NVQ Level 2 in Sports Turf Maintenance
  • To have achieved or be currently working towards NVQ Level 3 Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Horticulture
  • NTPC PA1, PA2, PA6 Spraying Certificates or working towards is essential

 

Experience

 

  • Experience of working in a sporting environment is essential
  • Ability to work in a team and under your own initiative
  • A full driving licence is essential
  • Take pride in your work and achievements

The successful candidate will need to work flexibly around matchdays, evenings, bank holidays and weekends.

Applicants be aware that an application for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Criminal Record Check (CRC) is required as part of the recruitment process.

 

Closing: 17th October 2022