Senior Groundsperson

HOURS: Full-time position plus all home matchdays
SALARY: Dependent on experience and to be discussed at interview stage

Solihull Moors Football Club are recruiting a Senior Groundsperson. The successful candidate will work as part of a two-person team focusing on pitch maintenance and overseeing general up-keep of our facilities.

The role will be responsible for our main stadium pitch at the ARMCO Arena and our training ground pitches at Studley Sports Centre. Your main place of work will be based at Studley Sports Centre with specific time during a working week also dedicated to the maintenance and up-keep of the stadium pitch and working all home matchdays at the stadium.

All pitches must be prepared and maintained to the level required that meets the standards of elite football.

Key responsibilities

• Efficient management of grass and artificial playing surfaces
• Pitch maintenance and repair
• Fertilising/spraying
• Tractor and trailor work when carrying out jobs
• Irrigation management
• Proficient in white line marking
• Maintenance of all other amenity grassed areas including ride-on machinery, strimming, leaf collecting and brushing
• Clean equipment and wash down areas
• Keep up-to-date machinery and servicing records
• Keep all machinery and materials in good condition
• Maintain full records on the club’s portal recording all pitch maintenance - cuts, feeds etc

Personal Attributes

• Highly self-motivated
• Team player essential
• Value and respect others
• Good decision maker
• Build relationships
• Ability to cope under pressure
• Work to high standards and take responsibility
• Be proactive, energetic, self-sufficient, and work as part of a team
• Enjoy working outdoors

Skills Required

• Minimum NVQ Level 2 or above in groundsmanship or equivalent
• NVQ Level 3 (desirable)
• Spraying certificates - PA1, PA2 or 6 (desirable)
• Knowledge of pitch lighting rig systems (desirable)
• Minimum NVQ Level 2 or above in groundsmanship or equivalent
• NVQ Level 3 (desirable)
• Spraying certificates - PA1, PA2 or 6 (desirable)
• Knowledge of pitch lighting rig systems (desirable)

CLOSING DATE: Vacancy will be open until the position is filled

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your CV and a covering letter to Richard Blackmore on the email: richard.blackmore@solihullmoorsfc.co.uk

COMPANY
Solihull Moors Football Club

LOCATION
Studley Sports Centre & Solihull Moors FC

DATE PUBLISHED:
Jun 22nd, 08:20