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Sports Turf Grounds Operative

Contract: Permanent

Sports Turf Grounds Operative

Sports Turf Grounds Operative

Hours: Full Time, all year round – 40 hours per week

Salary: Up to £28,000 p/a

Bradfield College is looking for an experienced Sports Turf Grounds Operative to assist with the maintenance, conservation and enhancement of our sports surfaces and grounds.

Working closely with the grounds team, you will maintain and prepare all of our outdoor sports areas including football pitches, cricket squares, athletics tracks, lacrosse fields, tennis courts, hockey pitches, hard courts and all-weather surfaces. This will involve the setup and dismantling of sports equipment, as well as seasonal and weather dependent duties, including snow clearance and salting paths and roads.

We are looking for a trustworthy and reliable individual with extensive knowledge of sports turf maintenance and sustainable grounds management practices. You will possess previous experience in a similar role, including specific experience of preparing and renovating cricket surfaces.

You will also be proficient and experienced in the use of a variety of grounds maintenance machinery and equipment, pairing this with PA1, PA2 and PA6 pesticide qualifications. In addition to this, you will also provide knowledge of working in conservation areas and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Working hours will be 35 hours per week in winter and 45 hours in summer.

In return, we offer a variety of excellent College benefits including:

  • One free meal a day when the College kitchens are open
  • Access to Lifeworks EAP programme
  • Subsidised membership of the College Sports Centre and Golf Club
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

To apply please click the apply button.

Applications will be processed as they are received and we may interview suitable candidates before the closing date. Bradfield College reserves the right to make an appointment at any time so early applications are encouraged.

Bradfield College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening as part of their application, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Lawn Treatment Operative

As one of the longest established lawn care companies in the UK, Lawn Master has grown from our base in North Wales to offer services by qualified and experienced professionals to domestic customers nationwide.

Lawn Treatment Operative

Lawn Treatment Operative

Job Description

We require a full-time lawn operative to work in South Oxfordshire, Aylesbury, High Wycombe and surrounding areas, with an immediate start available.

You’ll attend domestic properties to carry out lawn treatments such as fertilising, scarification, aeration, overseeding, weed treatment, disease control, and providing customers with quotations for our services. There is no garden maintenance or grass cutting involved.

Knowledge of the local area is essential, and you’ll need to be able to load and drive a company vehicle. As a company we pride ourselves on the relationships we build with our customers, so good communication and customer service skills are essential.

Applicants must:

  • have an interest in lawns and some previous experience in the golf, sports turf or horticultural sectors
  • be prepared to develop their turf maintenance skills in order to work to a consistently high standard, taking pride in your work
  • be polite, honest and flexible, with a positive, hard-working attitude
  • have the ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team

This is a permanent, full time position (37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday) with a bonus available. Applicants with a PA1 and PA6 qualification are preferred, however full training will be provided.

Job Type: Full-time, permanent

Salary: £26,000.00 – £29,000.00 per year

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types: Yearly bonus

Experience: Gardening/grounds maintenance: 1 year (preferred)

Licence/Certification: UK driving licence (required), PA1/PA6 qualification (preferred)

Work location: In person

To apply: Please send your CV to jobs@lawnmaster.co.uk