Newcastle Rugby Ltd has a vacancy for a full-time assistant groundsperson based at Kingston Park Stadium.
Title: Assistant Groundsperson.
Company: Newcastle Rugby Limited (Newcastle Falcons).
Type: Full Time.
Responsible to: Groundsman.
Main Purpose of Role
To support the Groundsman to upkeep and maintain all external areas and to ensure a professional standard of playing surface on all pitches. To ensure that all work and activities are done to the best of their abilities so that all our users have the best club experience possible.
Main duties and responsibilities
Maintain the pitch at Kingston Park to the appropriate level required for Premiership rugby and rugby league
Main responsibility for pitch protection in adverse weather.
Maintain the 3G and grass pitches.
Maintain the training pitch, West Stand grass and all other grass areas at Kingston Park to acceptable levels, includes the entire stadium, bushes and flower bed areas.
Manage and audit all equipment required to undertake all pitch preparation.
Pitch protection and pads.
To ensure that all club rules and regulations are followed.
Report any maintenance or system issues immediately.
Computer literate and working knowledge of Microsoft packages.
All other roles as deemed appropriate by the director of rugby.
Ensure that you are aware of, trained in and adhere to all health and safety requirements.
To aid the groundsman to upkeep and maintain all external areas and to ensure a professional standard of playing surface on all pitches.
Qualifications/Education required: Proven track record as a groundsman or working alongside a groundsman.
Experience required: At least five years’ experience.
Specialist training required: Tractor driving course.
Skills and characteristics required: Flexible, open and honest.
Special conditions: Working with hazardous equipment.
How to apply: Please email a CV and covering letter detailing relevant experience to firstname.lastname@example.org .