Groundsperson - London

London
Up to £25,000 based on experience
12 Mar 2019
02 Apr 2019
Full Time

Groundsperson - Roehampton Club, London

An opportunity has arisen to be part of Roehampton Club’s Grounds Maintenance Team. The club has been named Sports Club of the Year in 2018 and 2017 and has a reputation for providing some of the best surfaces in Golf, Tennis and Croquet in the country.

 The successful candidate would be involved with working in the grounds department which manages 30 grass and artificial tennis surfaces. There are also four grass croquet lawns which are revered as some of the best in the country. The lawns have hosted county, national competitions as well as International competitions. The Club also hosts the Gant Tennis Championships just before Wimbledon. 

Profile:

The successful candidate will report to the Head Groundsman, will be highly motivated and have experience of preparing and maintaining sports surfaces to a very high standard. The use of horticultural machinery, awareness of health & safety is essential.  Preferably the candidate would hold an NVQ Level 2 Sports Turf Maintenance or equivalent qualification and have prior experience in this field, with the capability of working individually or as part of a team. The Club are looking to employ a good team worker who has excellent communication and customer service skills. 

Applications should include a covering letter detailing how you meet the requirements of the role together with a full C.V. and current earnings.  

Contract and closing date:

Permanent full time contract. Closing date for applications Sunday 7th April

Salary and benefits:

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 based on experience. Working hours 40 hour week plus overtime including weekend working

Benefits include: Uniform, meals whilst on duty and Life Assurance scheme

Use of Club facilities, a generous pension plan and staff bonus are offered to permanent staff after a qualifying period.

Apply now and be part of one of the UK’s best sports Clubs.

Interviews will be held on Friday 12th April