Skilled Groundsperson

RESPONSIBLE TO: Head Groundsperson

Skilled Groundsperson

SALARY: £26,000 to £29,000 per annum, dependent on skills, knowledge and experience

TERMS: Full-time role subject to a 3-month probationary period


London Stadium are looking for a Skilled Groundsperson to assist the Head Groundsperson and the team in managing and maintaining the playing surfaces to the highest standards within a stadium environment.  This is a great opportunity for someone looking to develop their career in a grounds environment, with the opportunity to be involved in exciting events such as football, Major League Baseball, athletics, rugby and community events.

The successful candidate will have relevant experience from working within the sports turf industry, with an emphasis on helping to monitor and plan activities. A knowledge of the set up and use of modern turf management equipment is essential.  A working knowledge of fully automatic irrigation and turf reinforcement management will be essential to fulfil the requirements for this position.

No two days will be same so this role will be varied and give you the opportunity to get involved in a wide range of activities.  Day to day you will be involved in preparations for some of the biggest national and international events as well as having a key role in ensuring the community pitch is delivered to meet business objectives.  In return we offer development opportunities and many company benefits.

Please see specific duties and requirements in the Role Profile and Person Specification below.


To find out more about this role and to apply please download a copy of our recruitment pack and hit “Apply Now” by 9am on Monday 23rd March 2020. Interviews will take place the week commencing 30th March 2020.

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We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of society, and encourage applications from all parts of the community.  We know that it’s the difference in our people that make the difference to our performance.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for our vacancies.


Thank you for your interest in our Skilled Groundsperson position. You can also find out more about London Stadium at

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Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to receiving your application.