|Title of job vacancy:||Assistant Groundsperson|
|Job type:||Permanent, full-time|
|Hours:||4 days a week (9am – 4pm), Weekend mornings, Ad hoc as required|
|Closing date:||20th December 2019|
|Salary:||£23k – £29k|
|Client details:||Teddington Cricket Club is a family-friendly local cricket club, located in beautiful Bushy Park in southwest London.
The club has two grass cricket squares and hosts a local school as its playing fields throughout the year and a junior football club too. This means the club needs to carefully manage and maintain football and rugby pitches on its cricket outfields and this is part of the reason for looking for an assistant groundsperson to work with our existing Head Groundsman.
|Candidate profile:||We require a motivated, skilled Groundsperson to join our small team. You will have ‘hands on’ cricket grounds experience. Ideally you will have NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent). Tasks will include the preparation of our sports pitches and operating modern grass cutting and grounds machinery. You will also be required to assist with general tasks to maintain the appearance of the grounds. The post holder will be expected to show flexibility and assist with other tasks of a similar nature.
You will be cutting and maintaining sports pitches to a variety of finishes using a variety of machines, including pedestrian operated, tractors, tractor mounted machinery and wide area mowers. Fertiliser and pesticide application and certification (PA1 and PA6) would be desirable. Knowledge of equipment maintenance, service schedules and ability to carry out minor repairs to equipment if required would also be desirable.
Other tasks will include:
|Essential requirements:||> A full driving licence
> Experience of working on cricket squares
> Ability to work within statutory regulations
> Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements related to grounds
> Strong team player also with ability to work alone and use own initiative
> Suitable level of skill and dexterity to effectively and safely operate general grounds / gardens equipment
> Ability to manage and prioritise workload to ensure tasks are reliably completed on time and budget
> The ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with staff, members, pupils and visitors
|Desirable requirements:||> PA1 and PA6 certificates
> Lives locally to allow for ad hoc matchday needs and/or evening watering
|Process to apply:||For further details or to apply please contact Nigel Owen at firstname.lastname@example.org|