Groundsperson Apprentice - L2 Sports Turf Operative - Stratford Town Football Club Ltd

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Employer: Stratford Town Football Club Ltd

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed person to train as a Groundsperson. You will be involved in the maintenance, renovation and overall appearance of the pitch and surfaces. You will assist in maintaining to an appropriate quality and ensured the playing surface meets the required standards for the sport.

Working with the team members of the Groundskeeping department, your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Grass maintenance
  • Artificial pitch maintenance
  • Assisting in the set up and presentation of the pitch
  • Complying with environmental and health and safety legislation and regulations
  • Complying with policies and procedures – company, client, health and safety risk assessments, rules of the game from the different Governing Bodies of Sport
  • Set and mark out sports areas in accordance with the Laws of the Governing Bodies of Sport
  • Maintain tools, equipment and machinery used for maintenance and renovation activities to ensure their safe and effective use
  • Work safely, efficiently and effectively at all times, whether under supervision, as an individual, or in a team
  • Site management

Weekly wage: £126.75

Working week: Monday to Friday: 09:00am - 16:00pm with half hour lunch. Total hours per week: 32.50

Expected duration: 24 months

Possible start date: 12 Aug 2019

Desired skills: 

  • Practical nature
  • Sharp attention to detail
  • Good team player
  • Initiative to work individually and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities: 

  • Enthusiastic
  • Reliable
  • Hard working
  • Self-motivated
  • Polite
  • A team player
  • Conscientious
  • Good attention to detail
  • Desire to learn and work in a sports turf environment

Desired qualifications:

GCSE grades 9-4 (A*-C) in English and maths or equivalent qualifications.

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