Head Groundsperson

Accountable to: General Manager

Responsible for: The ground staff

Contract and hours: Part-time / Full-time, permanent role


Fordhouses Cricket Club was established in 1927, we pride ourselves on being a not-for-profit based community organisation. We offer multi sports and social opportunities on a non-discriminatory and fair basis. We play an important role in the local community.

Fordhouses Cricket Club is a highly successful and varied sporting organisation that hosts varied levels of cricket games including – 44 adult league, 30 junior league, County and development, along with training sessions and corporate events. Our crown green bowling facility is home to over 130 bowls games per season. Indoors we host snooker and domino fixtures, social events.

Principle Responsibilities and Tasks

Fordhouses Cricket Club are looking to recruit a grounds person in the role of Head Grounds Person. This is a new and exciting opportunity at the Club.

The role will be managing the maintenance of all areas within the 9.9 acres of the Fordhouses Cricket Club site, along with the ground maintenance equipment. The role will also involve responsibility for advising an annual budget covering the ground maintenance requirement of materials and servicing of equipment for the Club.

The successful applicant will ideally have a proven experience in the field of cricket squares and outfields, crown green bowling facilities, general grounds/gardens maintenance and odd jobs.

Enthusiasm, commitment and ability to work as a team member are important in the demanding environment, where excellent results and pride of work are required.

This is a busy and demanding role, so we are looking for someone who is hard working, organised committed, flexible and reliable. The successful candidate needs to be not only a great team player but also a good team leader, who leads by example with enthusiasm, motivation and a good sense of humour! Ability to liaise with all team Captains/Managers is paramount.

Salary will be approx. £10 per hour dependent on experience and qualifications.

To apply for this role please email your CV and covering letter to helenwilliams0312@blueyonder.co.uk or post one to :

Helen Williams (Hon Sec/Treasurer)
Fordhouses Cricket Club
Jack Threlfall Memorial Ground
Wobaston Road

The closing date for applications is 15th November, 2019 with interviews being held shortly thereafter.

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Fordhouses Cricket Club


£10 Per Hour Dependent On Experience And Qualifications

Sep 25th 2019, 13:00

15th November 2019