Stoke City Football Club

Stoke City Football Club of the English Premier League are looking for a Groundsperson to support our ongoing operations at the bet365 Stadium.  


We are looking to expand our grounds team with a dedicated, highly motivated and professional individual who has a passion for groundsmanship.


Reporting to the Grounds Manager and Deputy Grounds Managers, you will be involved in the day to day maintenance of all types of sports turf and the preparation of pitches to a high standard for both play and training at the bet365 Stadium pitch, pitches at the Club’s Clayton Wood training ground and the indoor pitch facility adjacent to the stadium.


Additionally the role will include the general maintenance of landscaped areas on all sites where you should have a flexible approach to working hours and tasks. This position will involve working weekends, which may require early morning or late evening attendances. 


This is an excellent opportunity to progress your skills in an environment which encourages continued professional development and strives for the highest standards. 


Ideal candidates will be reliable, trustworthy with a flexible working attitude.


The position is offered on a full time basis. The successful applicant will be available to work a minimum of any five days from seven and will be available to work evenings and weekends to cover match-day fixtures and other adhoc events at the bet365 Stadium and Clayton Wood. NVQ Level 2 in Sports Turf Management or equivalent and experience in a football environment is desirable. A driving licence is essential. 


All relevant training will be provided. Owing to the nature of this post a DBS disclosure will be undertaken before a final offer can be made.


To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter and completed application form below, to Human Resources, SCFC Jobs, PO Box 3573, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 9LL or email to quoting ‘GP01218SCFCW’ in the subject line. 


Closing date for applications is 29th January 2018.