Nottingham Forest Football Club, Nottingham, East Midlands

Groundsperson x 2 

Candidate Profile:
→ Will assist the Grounds Manager in preparation, presentation and maintenance of all playing surfaces and football pitches at both the Stadium and the Training Ground to the standards required by the Football Authorities.
→ Ensure all areas are maintained and kept to the highest professional and industry standards.
→ Undertake all grounds management duties including but not limited to cutting, mowing, line marking, aerating, devoting, fertiliser and sand application, strimming and rotary mowing, and grooming of artificial surfaces.
→ Spray pitches and surfaces.
→ Drive ride on mowers, tractors and using all associated attachments and implements responsibly, verti-draining and multi-coring.
→ Keep surrounding areas and Ground storage areas, etc. tidy.
→ Wear any personal protective equipment provided, and comply with all Health and Safety guidelines, working in a manner not to cause injury or harm to yourself or anyone else, or the property of the Club.

Essential requirements:
→ Demonstrable experience in working as a grounds person preferably within a sporting institution.  
→ Pa1, Pa6 & Pa2 spraying qualification an advantage.
→ Experience of driving relevant vehicles such as tractors and ride on mowers.
→ Excellent timekeeping, attendance and is reliable
→ Dedicated to working to the highest standard at all times, displays a positive attitude, is discrete and trustworthy.
→ Resilient and comfortable working outdoors
→ Excellent physical fitness including the ability to walk up to 6 miles at any one time and to lift goods of up to 25kg without the use of manual handling equipment.

Desirable requirements:
→ Driving license desirable.
→ NVQ Level 2 in Sports Turf Grounds Maintenance desirable. Level 3 beneficial.

Process to apply:
To apply, please submit your CV and covering letter to:

Permanent, Full Time

37.5 Hours Per Week

Closing date:
Monday, 12 August 2019 - 11:45pm

£16 - 20k depending on experience



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