Apprentice Groundsperson

Location
Hove, East Sussex
Salary
£150 per week in year one, increasing to National Minimum Wage in year two
Posted
18 Mar 2019
Closes
01 Apr 2019
Function
Apprenticeship
Contract Type
Apprenticeship
Hours
Full Time

Job Purpose

• Apprentice Groundsperson working/training across Hove County Ground, Preston Nomads Cricket Club and Blackstone as directed by the Head Groundsman
• Carry out all duties in a safe manner within current Health & Safety Regulations

Main Learning Areas and Responsibilities
 
• Undertake and successfully complete a groundsperson apprenticeship qualification at Plumpton College (exact nature of course to be determined according to the individual concerned)
• Lone/unsupervised working where appropriate and where competent
• Wicket preparation: covering, cutting, verticutting, watering, rolling, marking out etc.
• Match day duties: set up fielding nets/practice facilities, positioning boundary rope, setting out fielding discs, positioning sightscreens, setting up advertising boards, sweeping wicket at interval, repairing foot holes, re-marking wicket
• Maintenance of square: mowing/presentation, verticutting, fertilising, repairing wickets, re-seeding, watering, covering up, spiking
• Maintenance of outfield: mowing/presentation, fertilising, repairs, re-seeding, spiking
• Upkeep of grass net area and preparation of practice facilities and provision of wickets
• Maintenance, repair and setting up of all grounds care machinery
• Perform pre-start checks and routine maintenance to turfcare machinery
• Be available at The County Ground as required to assist during matches
• Carry out any other task related to the role and business objectives that the Head Groundsman/ Chief Executive may deem appropriate

Team Work

• Work effectively and safely as part of the Grounds Team
• Work with others in your department and across the wider Club to achieve the Organisation’s goals
• Develop a relationship with all departments and understand their roles
• Project and promote a positive image of the Sussex Cricket at all times

Hours: Full-Time (weekend and evening work during the season)

Location: Rotating between Hove County Ground, Preston Nomads Cricket Club and Blackstone Academy Ground

Remuneration: £150 per week in year one, increasing to National Minimum Wage in year two

 

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