Assistant Head Groundsperson – Peterborough United Football Club

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MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB The Assistant Head Groundsperson will be required to assist the Grounds management in providing and maintaining high standards of Groundsman-ship within The Weston Homes Stadium and Training facility. Effective, reliable and responsible performance of work tasks. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES Helping to maintain and prepare the playing surface to an excellent standard, to ensure that the games and events can go ahead on schedule. Helping to maintain the numerous Training Facility pitches to an excellent standard, ensuring that the surface is usable and prepared for events. Loading, transporting and storing equipment and materials. Ensuring all machinery is prepared for safe use, and cleaned and stored after use. Assist with mowing, line marking, renovation and setting out equipment. Undertake general maintenance tasks in relation to the playing surface and surrounding areas. Accept and check deliveries as required. Maintain the company standards in relation to quality; observe all health and safety instructions and obligations. Maintain and uphold the professional and progressive image of the company. When dealing with customers/clients/public, uphold high standards of customer care and attention at all times promoting the image of the Company. Undertake other duties as designated by line manager. At all times adhere to high standards in relation to Health and Safety upholding the Company policy in this respect. There will be no supervisory or managerial responsibilities. Willing and capable of carrying out medium to heavy manual work tasks in all weather conditions. This may include using mowing machines for long periods. Be able to follow instructions, in particular for personal safety and the safety of others in the use of machinery and equipment. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Experience of working in the landscape/maintenance industry would be advantageous although full training would be provided Responsibilities would include grass cutting, strimming, blowing, sports pitch marking, pruning, bedding, litter picking, weed control PERSONAL QUALITIES Professional attitude An approachable personality Enthusiastic and self-motivating Must be a team player as will be working alongside other operatives Management have the right to change job descriptions in line with business need. This description is not exhaustive.