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Groundsperson - Caversham

Groundsperson - Caversham

Salary: Depending on experience

Key words: Groundsman, Maintenance, Sports Ground Maintenance, property and ground maintenance

The company:

Our client is a leading independent educational establishment who is looking to appoint a professional and experienced Groundsman to join their team and contribute to maintaining the high standards of presentation within the 35 acre grounds.

The Role:

The ideal candidate will be experienced and understand the seasonal requirements of the grounds.

The main responsibilities will be to maintain the grounds and sporting facilities to a high standard, so a knowledge of the care and maintenance of trees and plants is essential and a good knowledge of sports grounds maintenance and layouts would be an advantage.

The candidate will also be responsible in contributing to the general maintenance of the interior and exterior of the buildings, including street furniture, and all reasonable duties required by the management team.

Our client is committed to providing opportunities for personal and career development by investing in training and support.

Essential Requirements

The right candidate must have a minimum of one year's experience of maintenance of grounds and sports grounds
Enjoy working outdoors
A good communicator
Ability to seek ways to improve work methods
Ability to work to deadlines
Ability to work on their own initiative
Flexible and willing to complete training
Enthusiastic for the job

Key Skills

A Spraying Licence would be an advantage
Experience in the handling and use of mechanical and hand tools including tractors and mowers
Line marking and marking out of pitches
Knowledge of the care and maintenance of trees and plants including pruning and trimming
Strong communicator and team player
Previous experience with an educational establishment would be an advantage

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