Apprentice Grounds Person

Apprentice Grounds Person

Website Middlesbrough Football Club

– Salary: “Dependant Upon Experience”
– Closing Date: 08/03/2019
– Job Role: Apprentice Grounds Person

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our enthusiastic, dedicated and busy Grounds Team as an Apprentice Grounds Person.

The successful candidate will work alongside experienced staff whilst gaining job-specific skills and study towards a work based Diploma in Horticulture level 2 through East Durham College.

Our Apprentice will be based at Rockliffe Park Training Ground in Hurworth, near Darlington and will assist the Grounds team with a variety of duties whilst adhering to the Club’s Health and Safety Policies and Procedures, which will include:

Divoting of pitches
Loading, transporting and storing of medium to heavy equipment and materials
Ensuring all machinery is prepared for safe use, cleaned and stored after use
Assisting with mowing, line marking, renovation and setting out equipment
Assisting with frost protection and drainage measures
Assisting with pitch maintenance – fertilizing, rolling, spiking
Erecting, transporting and dismantling of goals
Assisting with irrigation
Deployment of lighting rigs
Hours of work will be 8 am – 4 pm, Monday – Friday and may include some match days or weekend work.

Candidates must:

Have GCSE’s, including English and Maths
Be hardworking, and enjoy working outdoors in all weather conditions
Have an eye for quality, sense of responsibility and a genuine interest in sports turf and horticulture with a ‘can do’ attitude
Be well-organised and be able to work to tight deadlines
Enjoy working within a team
The hourly rate will be the National Minimum Wage rate set by the government for apprentices and the National Minimum Wage pertaining to age will apply for matchday work.

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