Assistant Grounds Staff

Tottenham Hotspur is a world famous football club based in North London. Off the pitch, the Club has a strong and successful business model centred around building a platform for long-term success, which includes a new world-class stadium.

Assistant Grounds Staff

The Club operates across multiple sites, including a world-class Training Centre, where the position of Assistant Grounds Staff is based.  The Centre is the main location for the Club’s First Team training and coaching activities, and its impeccable presentation is one of the many features that have led to it being recognised as one of the best training facilities in Europe.

Candidate profile:
The successful candidate will work within a team of 16 grounds staff, helping to ensure the grounds meet the highest possible standard. They will be hard working, enthusiastic and have a strong focus on quality. The position requires flexible candidates that are willing to work some unsociable hours (to include weekends and bank holidays, within a rota system). The successful candidate will also need to complete a DBS check.

Job purpose:
To be responsible for the efficient day-to-day maintenance of the pitches and surrounding landscape of Tottenham Hotspur’s Training Centre, showing both proactiveness and teamwork.

Key responsibilites: 
→ Ensure that the pitches meet the exceptional quality standards required by Tottenham Hotspur Football Club
→ Use pedestrian and ride on mowers on football pitches and lawns
→ Assist in the renovation of pitches and grass areas
→ Mark out pitches
→ Clean equipment and wash down areas
→ Ad hoc duties as and when required
→ Monitor pitches on a daily basis, record all appropriate information and act promptly to resolve issues
→ Take reasonable care concerning own health and safety and that of persons who may be affected by the performance of these duties
→ Ensure equipment and materials are available when required
→ Keep all equipment and materials in good condition
→ Keep abreast of all relevant industry developments

Personal attributes:
→ Thinks ahead, generates ideas and thinks of creative solutions to problems
→ Values & respects others, builds relationships, collaborates
→ Gets things done, delivers to high standards, takes responsibility
→ Proactive, energetic and self-sufficient

Essential requirements:
→ NVQ Level 2 or above in Groundsmanship or equivalent
→ Previous experience of using a wide range of turf care equipment
→ Full driving licence

Desirable requirements:
→ Spraying certificates PA1, 2 and 6 desirable but not essential

Process to apply:
To apply, please consult the jobs page which can be seen here.

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club welcomes applications from anyone regardless of age, disability, race, colour or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

Permanent, Full Time

40 hours a week


Closing date:
Friday, 16 August 2019


Assistant Greenkeeper

Walton Heath Golf Club, Surrey

Assistant Greenkeeper

The history of Walton Heath is exceptional with two fabulous heathland courses both in the top 100 in U.K & I. The two, world class, championship courses have hosted nearly a hundred significant amateur and professional championships and events, including five European Opens, The Ryder Cup, U.S. Open Qualifying, Senior Open Championship and most recently the 2018 British Masters.

Job Description


We are looking for ambitious individuals to join our Greenkeeping team. The successful candidate will have a passion for their chosen career and be motivated to work to the highest standards.

The ideal applicant will have experience as an Assistant Greenkeeper, a positive attitude and a commitment to all aspects of their professional development with an interest in golf.

The role is based on 40 hours per week plus additional overtime to cover weekends, maintenance weeks and tournament preparation. Flexibility around the needs of the business is a pre-requisite.

Salary & benefits package value circa £28k which will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Benefits include:

  • Regular overtime earning potential with Time & ½ / Double time overtime rates.
  • Annual bonus and salary review schemes.
  • 8% pension contribution.
  • 28 days holiday per annum (including bank holidays).
  • Educational opportunities.
  • Uniform & PPE.
  • Lunch on duty.
  • The opportunity to play the Courses.

To apply for a position or for more information please email a covering letter and C.V. to Michael Mann,

Closing date for applications is 23/7/19.

Assistant Greenkeeper

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the green-keeping team at Newquay Golf Club.

Assistant Greenkeeper

Located on the North Coast of Cornwall, this 18 hole Harry Colt designed course offers a true test of golf and has outstanding views across the Atlantic Ocean.

Formed in 1890 Newquay is one of the leading courses in the region and regularly hosts the Cornwall Amateur Championship and other county competitions.

We are inviting applications for a highly motivated, hard-working and enthusiastic full-time Assistant Greenkeeper.


The successful candidate ideally will have the following qualifications and skills:

• Minimum 2 years’ experience

• Qualified to NVQ 2 or equivalent

• PA1 and PA6 Spraying Certificates

• A self-motivated team player with a can-do attitude

• Ability to produce and maintain high standards of work

• Have a good understanding of machinery operation

• Ability to carry out work in accordance with Health and Safety guidelines

Prospective candidates can apply, by email or letter. When applying, please provide a copy of your C.V. and covering letter stating your salary expectation.

Tower Road

01637 874354