Groundsperson - Milton Keynes
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