Fixed term Groundsperson

8-month Fixed Term contract with opportunity to progress to a full-time role

Fixed term Groundsperson

Salary 25k pro-rata plus paid lieu time

23 days holiday pro-rata

Company Pension and Attractive Benefits

The position

Surrey County cricket club are looking to recruit to their Grounds team department.  This is an excellent opportunity to progress your skills in an environment which encourages continual professional development and strives to be an industry leader.

Main duties:

  • To assist in all aspects of pitch preparation at the Kia Oval i.e. assisting with rain covers, mowing, marking out, operating pedestrian and tractor mounted turfcare machinery
  • To assist in the smooth running of Matchdays and non-matchdays. i.e. assisting with rain covers, pitch preparation and erection and dismantling of Practice nets.
  • Maintain health and safety in the workplace and comply with company procedures and guidelines
  • Routine maintenance to turfcare machinery
  • Opportunity to work at our training and outground venues as required

The person

The successful candidate will have the following skills / qualities:

Personal Qualities:

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Can do attitude
  • Willing to learn
  • Good communicator
  • Attention to detail
  • Hard working
  • Reliable

Experience / Qualifications:

  • Excellent groundsmanship skills and ideally some experience of preparing cricket grounds
  • Good all round Groundsmanship knowledge
  • Turf Industry qualification desirable but not essential

To apply

If this describes you and you want to join our team, then please forward your cv with a covering letter stating your suitability for the role to