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3 weeks ago

Bournemouth FC

2 Current Jobs Opening(s)

Job Description

We are looking for a skilled Grounds Person on a permanent full-time basis to join the grounds team, to be in sole charge of the clubs grounds at our Academy site at Canford Arena, but also assisting in the maintenance of the Vitality Stadium and Training Ground.

Reporting to the Head of Grounds, the successful candidate will have an enthusiasm for the industry, ambition to improve themselves and our facilities, and thrive to present the clubs playing surfaces to the highest standards.

Main Duties

  • Manage the day-to-day work schedule of the grounds dept at the Academy.

  • Managing day to day tasks of 2 other staff members.

  • Prepare and repair all surfaces for training and matchdays.

  • General maintenance of tools and machinery, reporting any breakdowns to the Head of Grounds.

  • Liaise with coaches and staff about usage.

  • Keep a maintenance record of work carried out.

  • As a member of staff to ensure that you to adhere to the club’s safeguarding policies and procedures and are committed to our safeguarding values, creating a safe and positive environment for all those who interact with the club.

  • Obligation to adhere to the club’s health and safety policy and procedures.

  • As a member of staff to ensure in all matters you follow and actively promote the club’s equality policies and practices to ensure a welcoming, safe and inclusive environment for everyone engaged with the club.

Key Competencies

  • Qualified to a minimum of ND2 / NVQ 2 (or equivalent) in Sports Turf / Horticulture (Essential)

  • Spraying certificates PA1 and PA6 (Essential)

  • Industry related experience (Essential)

  • Driving Licence (Essential)

  • Spraying Certificate PA2 (Desirable)

Person specification

The Club’s values are at the core of its staff behaviour and how they approach everything they do, therefore we are looking for someone is honest, inclusive, kind, hardworking and loyal.

Staff Benefits

In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package which will include, but is not limited to:

  • Free onsite parking.

  • Season ticket and allocation of complimentary/purchased tickets.

  • Subsidised lunches and complimentary healthy snacks throughout the day.

  • Discounts at the club Superstore.

  • Contribution towards eye tests and glasses.

  • Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses.

  • Club pension & Life Assurance Scheme.

  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) by Health Assured.

  • Paid parental leave (bank of five days per year).

  • Christmas Party, End of Season awards and other social events throughout the year run by our club social team.

  • Paid volunteer opportunities (two days per year).

  • Paid day’s leave on your birthday.

How to apply

Please send your CV and covering letter to Email.

Job Detail

Job TypeFull time
QualificationsAcademy Experiance


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