01372 253350      connect@carlton-recruitment.com

Job Details


Location: Wimbledon

Permanent Full Time

Salary: £26,585

Our client is looking for a Groundsman for their site in Wimbledon. As the Groundsman, you will be responsible for undertaking tasks to assist with the maintenance of the general condition and availability of the facilities.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of the Head Groundsman, preparing and maintaining the sports facilities, including artificial surfaces, at the main site and the sports grounds, to company standards
  • Provide grounds staff support to matches/fixtures when required
  • Implement agreed maintenance programmes for all facilities on a weekly, monthly and annual basis
  • Liaise with staff on the availability of sports facilities and advise on the fitness of pitches
  • Work with various machinery equipment to prepare and maintain all pitches including artificial pitches
  • Undertake general maintenance of equipment as required
  • Maintain trees, hedges and paths including leaf collection and spraying
  • Maintain sports and grounds related buildings and facilities
  • Clean shower rooms when required
  • Attend any meetings and events when required

Person Specification

  • Previous experience as a Groundsman or similar
  • A full understanding of field markings
  • Experience of mechanical repairs and the ability to mend machinery and make small repairs
  • Knowledge and experience of working with synthetic sports pitches/surfaces
  • The ability to work well as part of a team
  • A flexible and enthusiastic approach to work
  • Must also be able to work without supervision and prioritise workload according to fixture lists and weather conditions
  • Relevant qualification in turf management (NVQ or similar)
  • DBS Certificate would be an advantage
  • Spraying certificate, PA1 & PA6 Knapsack spraying and weed killing
  • A chainsaw certificate is desirable
  • Full, clean driving licence


Disclaimer: Unfortunately, due to the high number of applications currently being received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date for applications: October 27, 2021

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Contact Info

Head Office: Carlton Recruitment Solutions Ltd Global House, 1 Ashley Avenue, Epsom,
Surrey KT18 5AD

01372 253350


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