Specialist Groundsperson

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Specialist Groundsperson

L33 7ED


Vacancy Description

We are recruiting for a Specialist Groundsperson to work with the Club`s Grounds Team, assisting with a wide range of grounds maintenance duties on the Club`s grounds and sports facilities to provide the highest quality of pitch standards. The role will be based at our Training Centres, with flexibility to work across our other sites.

Key responsibilities include:

-Preparing and maintaining sporting facilities, including pitch surfaces, to recognised national standards and to the satisfaction of all users
-Operating a range of horticultural equipment and machinery ensuring all is maintained in accordance with routine operating requirements.
-Carrying out daily pitch maintenance duties including mowing, aerating, line marking, divoting, chemical folia spraying and fertilising.
-Effectively maintaining all synthetic surfaces, following the required maintenance regime, ensuring hygiene and safety standards are met at all times.
-Maintaining machinery and equipment ensuring it is cleaned to the highest standard and kept in good condition.
-Ensure all work areas and equipment storage areas are properly cleaned, accessible at all times and comply with all Company Health & Safety guidelines.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working within a grounds maintenance role, in particular within a sporting environment and experience of using machinery and relevant manual handling requirements. You will have a high level of attention to detail, good organisational skills and the ability to maintain a high standard of work in a fast paced environment.
You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to work both as part of a team and independently. You will ideally be qualified to NVQ Level 3 in Sports Turf or as a minimum have achieved NVQ Level 2 in Sports Turf and be working towards NVQ Level 3 and hold PA1,& PA6 spraying certificates. PA2 would be desirable.

This position is offered on a permanent basis, working 40 hours per week, on a flexible 5 from 7 days basis. Although this role is based at the LFC Training Centre, flexibility is required as the post-holder will be required to work from other sites, occasional evenings and match-days as required.

To reward your hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays and the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days) and a contributory pension scheme.

You will have access to our benefits kit bag where you can enjoy high street discounts and a selection of benefit schemes. We also provide opportunities to get involved with volunteering through our LFC Foundation to give back to the local community.

We are aiming to be the most inclusive football club - providing fair and appropriate opportunities to as many people from different backgrounds as possible, being welcoming and meeting their needs as best we can. We are committed to hiring great people representative of a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills, not just because it`s the right thing to do, but because we believe it makes our Club stronger. If you share our enthusiasm and passion for inclusivity, then we want to hear from you.

Liverpool FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all of its staff and volunteers to do the same.

Some of our vacancies receive high numbers of applications and we may close the vacancy early when we have reached a maximum number of applications. We advise that you submit your application as early as possible.

Sorry, this vacancy is closed.