Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club have an exciting opportunity for a Grounds Person (Amex) to join the team. Location: American Express Community Stadium, Brighton Salary: Salary dependant on skills & experience plus relocation package for applicants outside of Sussex Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week Job Type: Permanent Deadline Day: 4th January 2022 About Us: Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud that our elite teams compete at the highest level of football in England, those being the Premier League and the Women’s Super League. Our home, the spectacular 32,000 capacity American Express Community Stadium hosts our Premier League journey whereas The People’s Pension Stadium in Crawley, with a capacity of over 6,000, mainly hosts our Women’s Super League journey. Our ambition is to be a top ten Premier League club and a top four Women’s Super League club. A commitment to high performance and high professional standards is at the heart of everything we do. Grounds Person (Amex) – The Role: This exciting and rewarding position requires a skilled turf care professional who thrives in a producing excellence and has the desire to showcase this to the world. You will have ambition for growth, both professionally and personally in this role. The position is a hands-on role based at our stadium in Brighton, assisting the grounds team in maintaining a state-of-the-art football pitch, for one of the Premier League’s established football clubs down in the South. Grounds Person (Amex) – Key Responsibilities: Key tasks of the role include but are not limited to pedestrian a cylinder mowing, application of liquid and granular fertilizers and pesticides, aeration and top dressing works, line marking, use of supplementary grow lights, under soil heating, irrigation systems and pitch performance testing, as well as divoting and all aspects of pitch repair recovery and preparations whilst providing support on matchdays. This role is an opportunity to grow together within an experienced and established Stadium Grounds Team, where flexibility is key, this is not a typical 9 to 5 job, but a year-round project where we work as collective to “Bring the Game to Life”. Grounds Person (Amex) – You: – Working under the guidance of the Stadium Head Grounds Person, the ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills with a focus on team ethics and high standards – Driven to learn and a passion for continuous development – Experience of Stadium Pitch management practices, hybrid pitch maintenance and renovation work – Hold a minimum of Level 2 Qualification in Sports Turf Maintenance Grounds Person (Amex) – Our Values: – Treat People Well – Exceed Expectations – Aim High, Never Give Up – Act with Integrity – Make it Special Grounds Person (Amex) – Benefits: – Free breakfast & lunch (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs) – Free onsite parking – Local travel discounts – Discounts at the Club¿s superstore and website – Health benefits including eye care – Group life protection – Club pension scheme – Discounts and benefits for local businesses Grounds Person (Amex) – Disability Confident: We are proud to be a disability confident employer who is committed to supporting candidates with disabilities throughout our recruitment and selection process. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our People and Culture team. Grounds Person (Amex) – Equality Statement: We celebrate and values the diversity brought by employees, potential employees, casual workers, potential casual workers, players, potential players, applicants, supporters, participants on community programmes and customers and believes the Club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, thus allowing it to meet the needs of a diverse population within a multi-cultural society. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. Grounds Person (Amex) – Safeguarding Statement: Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To submit your application for this exciting Grounds Person (Amex) opportunity, please press ‘Apply’ now to be redirected to our website.