3 months ago
Groundsperson - MK Dons FC
Department: Grounds Maintenance Team
Reporting to: Head Grounds Person and Assistant Head Grounds Person
Salary: 16,000 + dependent on experience
Hours: 37.5 per week, 5 out of 7 days
Overall Objective: Maintenance of sports playing surfaces
Maintain and prepare the sports playing surfaces and facilities, to the highest of possible standards achievable.
Assist with the operations of the Grounds Maintenance department, in relation to departmental responsibilities.
To accurately execute and comply with both verbal and written instruction given by line manager.
Summary of Duties
To set out, mark and maintain sports pitches and amenity areas.
To prepare, reinstate and renovate playing surfaces.
To correctly use and maintain all PPE, powered and non-powered tools, machines, vehicles and equipment necessary for the job.
To assist with the operations of the department in relation to the playing surfaces i.e. renovations, football matches, rugby matches and concerts.
To carry out any other duties which are appropriate to the post, as may be reasonably requested by your supervisor.
This role involves walking, standing, bending and stretching.It also involves lifting and carrying heavy items.
Previous experience of working within the horticultural industry.
Competently operate a range of sports turf machinery, such as: tractors, tractor attachments and ride on mowers.
Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team, be motivated and committed to the role
Calm and Efficient and be able to work under pressure
Have a polite and courteous manner
Be able to adapt to different and changing situations
Be flexible to work in different locations and roles within the organization.
Be able to carry out a physically demanding job role in all seasonal weather conditions and extremes.
Be motivated and organized to achieve the highest of possible standards attainable.
Hold a full driving license.
Hold a qualification in horticulture/sports turf
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