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Vacancies: Grounds Person and Assistant Grounds Person

Two roles to apply for in the Grounds Maintenance Team...

3 March 2020

MK Dons are looking to add two new members to their Grounds Maintenance Team.

The Club are recruiting a full-time Grounds Person as well as an Assistant Grounds Person on a fixed-term six-month contract.

Grounds Person
Position details
Position: Grounds Person
Department: Grounds Maintenance Team
Reporting to: Head Grounds Person and Assistant Head Grounds Person
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 per week, 5 out of 7 days

Job description
Overall objective: Maintenance of sports playing surfaces.

Main objectives:
- Maintain and prepare the sports playing surfaces and facilities, to the highest of possible standards achievable.
- Assist with the operations of the Grounds Maintenance department, in relation to departmental responsibilities.
- To accurately execute and comply with both verbal and written instruction given by line manager.

Person specification
Essential:
- Previous experience of working within the horticultural industry.
- Competently operate a range of sports turf machinery, such as: tractors, tractor attachments and ride on mowers.
- Be flexible to work in different locations and roles within the organization.
- Be able to carry out a physically demanding job role in all seasonal weather conditions and extremes.
- Hold a full driving license.

Desirable:
- Hold a qualification in horticulture/sports turf

Assistant Grounds Person
Position details
Position: Assistant Grounds Person
Department: Grounds Maintenance Team
Reporting to: Head Grounds Person
Contract: Fixed-term six-month contract
Hours: 12pm to 8pm

Job description
Overall objective: Maintenance of Sports Playing Surfaces between the hours of 12pm to 8pm.

Job description
Main objectives:
- Irrigation of the training ground playing surfaces.
- Maintain and prepare the sports playing surfaces and facilities, to the highest of possible standards achievable.
- Assist with the operations of the Grounds Maintenance department, in relation to departmental responsibilities.
- To accurately execute and comply with both verbal and written instruction given by line manager.

Person specification
Essential:
- Hold a full driving license.
- Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team, be motivated and committed to the role.
- Calm and Efficient and be able to work under pressure.
- Have a polite and courteous manner
- Be able to adapt to different and changing situations Be flexible to work in different locations and roles within the organization. Be able to carry out a physically demanding job role in all seasonal weather conditions and extremes.
- Be motivated and organized to achieve the highest of possible standards attainable.

To apply for any of the above jobs, download the Application Form, complete it, and send it to careers@stadiummk.com. Please note, MK Dons do not accept CVs as part of an application.


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