Chiltern and South Bucks District Councils

Senior Groundsperson

Client details:
Chiltern and South Bucks District Councils have successfully embraced the challenges of modern government through taking a progressive partnership approach to offering services. We are proud of what we have achieved through our joint working and we are passionate about delivering excellent services to our customers every day and meeting the needs of our local communities.

Our staff survey results consistently tell us that our employees think this is a great place to work and that they are proud to work for the Councils. An Investor in People (IiP) Assessor commented that, "staff are incredibly positive about their work for the Council, committed to its success and have a high level of satisfaction".

“An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of the grounds maintenance team at Farnham Park Playing Fields located in Farnham Common, which is operated by South Bucks District Council. We are seeking a qualified Senior Groundsman to work 37 hours per week, on an annualised contract who will report to the Course Manager. The postholder will be part of a small team who are responsible for the upkeep of the playing fields, which includes 8 football and 2 rugby pitches, training areas, plus 4 purpose built baseball and softball fields. The successful candidate will also assist on set weekends with the maintenance and preparation of The South Buckinghamshire Golf Course.

Candidate profile:
The postholder must hold a IOG recognised grounds maintenance qualification, have experience of working at a playing field or school site with pitches, and be able to work flexible hours, including regular weekend working. Knowledge of softball and baseball pitches is not essential, as training will be given.

For more information on this post please contact Paul Frost (Course Manager) on 07796 993453

Chiltern and South Bucks District Councils offer a highly competitive total reward package that’s proven to attract, motivate and retain the best people. Benefits include: free parking, generous holiday entitlements and Local Government Pension Scheme. For more information on our benefits please take a look at our website:

As an equal opportunities employer the council can offer a range of flexible work options and all applications and part time requests will be considered.

To apply for this job or to view our other vacancies please visit All applications must be made online by clicking on the ‘apply now’ button and completing the application form. Please complete the short set of important questions, so that you can upload your CV. For any general queries please contact Human Resources on (01494) 732155 or email us at


37 (Annualised hours)

Closing date:
Sunday, 21 July 2019 - 11:45pm

Interview date:
Thursday, 1 August 2019

£23,593 - £26,500

South East


Web site:

01494 732182 / 07796 993472