Sports Grounds Person

Do you have experience of working within a grounds maintenance environment? Are you able to build and maintain effective working relationships? Do you have experience of carrying out a full range of duties to deliver exceptional external sporting facilities?

You will be a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual with a passion to provide an efficient and effective grounds maintenance services across a diverse campus. You will be responsible for maintaining a range of natural and synthetic surfaces at our Weetwood Campus.

You will hold a NVQ Level 2 qualification (or equivalent) in the Maintenance of Outdoor Sports Facilities, alongside a Pesticide application qualification. You will have proven experience of working in a sports grounds environment with the ability to manage multiple demands to strict deadlines. You will possess good communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to plan, prioritise your workload under minimal supervision.

The role will involve significant levels of manual handling and working outdoors in all weather conditions.

Grounds and Gardens staff are required to provide a flexible service, working as necessary to meet the needs of the business, this would normally equate to a 35 hour working week, 5 days over 7. Your normal working times will be 8am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday; however flexibility is particularly required due to seasonal variations, customer requirements and University events e.g. open days, large conferences and degree ceremonies.

How to Apply:

Applications via University of Leeds website only by clicking here

University Of Leeds


£19,612 - £22,417

Tuesday June 08, 14:15

20th June 2021