Edgbaston Cricket Stadium, Birmingham

Groundsperson

Client details:
Edgbaston Cricket stadium in Birmingham – home to Warwickshire County Cricket Club, Birmingham Bears T20, Birmingham Phoenix, Warwickshire Ladies and England.

Candidate profile:
> Assisting with the preparation and maintenance of the playing surfaces and outfield to ensure that they are of first-class standard.
> Assisting with the preparation and maintenance of the practice and net areas to ensure that they are of first-class standard.
> Assisting and taking direction from the Head Groundsman in placing and removing covering and surface water from the playing area for all matches
> Operating and maintaining ground equipment in accordance with standard operating and safety procedures.
> Taking direction from the Head Groundsman and fulfil any reasonable request or duties required by him.

Essential requirements:
> Possess a passion for cricket pitches and sports turf maintenance.
> Demonstrate a positive and professional attitude and appearance.
> Understand the seasonal nature of the role and the need for flexibility with regards to working long hours including evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.
> Ability to work under pressure and to work alone when required.
> Have at least 6 months experience of preparing cricket pitches.
> Be in a possession of a clean EC driving licence.
> Possess an understanding of current Health and Safety guidelines

Desirable requirements:
Ideally the candidate will have NVQ Level 2 in sports turf maintenance or equivalent, plus experience of working on a cricket or multisport site. You must enjoy working to high standards, have good communication skills plus the ability to work as part of a team or on your own initiative.

Process to apply:
To apply for this position please submit your full CV  and Covering letter to Gary Barwell (Head Groundsman), Warwickshire County Cricket Club, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B5 7QU or by e-mail to garybarwell@edgbaston.com

Web site:
garybarwell@edgbaston.com

Type:
Permanent, full time

Hours:
40 hours per week with flexible approach as weekend work will be essential

Closing date:
Friday, 24 January 2020 - 11:45pm

Salary:
Competitive

Region:
Midlands

Email:
garybarwell@edgbaston.com

Telephone:
0121 369 1994 (Option 3)