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Experienced Grounds Person

Newbury Racecourse
Newbury Racecourse
Location:
Newbury
Sector:
Test Drop Down Value
Type:
Full Time
Posted:
12/06/2019 17:40:22
Salary:
TBC

Description:

Newbury Racecourse is an award winning sporting venue with a multi-functional site playing host to c. 30 racedays per year plus a wide range of other exciting events including concerts, weddings and exhibitions. In 2019 we will deliver over 200 event days, these include raceday concerts from Sir Tom Jones and Madness, the Al Shaqab Lockinge and the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival.
We are seeking an experienced Grounds Person to report to the Head Grounds Person, assisting them in all aspects of maintenance, preparation and repair of the racetrack and surrounding estate. You will become an integral part of the groundstaff team, taking part in vital projects which will contribute to the future development of the racecourse estate.


The ideal applicant will be able to demonstrate:
• Relevant Grounds related qualifications
• Experience of sports ground management or equivalent
• A valid full driving licence
• Mechanical skills
• Horticultural Skills
• Basic computer literacy


The successful applicant will have an appreciation for the high standards expected by Newbury Racecourse and our customers. There will be elements of working unsupervised, so you must be reliable, enthusiastic, able to use your initiative and to exercise sound judgment.


In return we can offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits scheme including:
• 25 days holiday per year (plus public holidays)
• Free annual membership to the Racecourse + complimentary tickets
• Discounted Health Club membership
• Reduced rate childcare at the Rocking Horse Nursery on-site
• Contributory pension scheme matched up to 5%
• Private healthcare scheme
• Life assurance scheme
• Free parking
• Opportunities for training and career growth

Application: To apply please email your CV and covering letter including remuneration details to Hugh Nickerson at Conundrum Consulting Ltd.  apply@conundrum.co.uk. Quoting reference number JID1100 in the email subject line. All direct and third party responses will be forwarded to Conundrum.