OneTeam: Grounds Person
Based at: Epsom Downs Racecourse
Hours: 40 hours per week, any 5 days from 7 with raceday cover
Contract type: Permanent
Want to be part of the team that delivers the world-famous Epsom Downs Derby? We are currently recruiting for a Grounds Person to join the established team based at Epsom Downs Racecourse.
A vacancy has arisen for a driven and proactive team player to join the team at Epsom Downs Racecourse. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the racing surface and grounds areas of the racecourse. To be successful in this role, a basic knowledge of turf husbandry and groundsmanship would be desirable, but a willingness to learn the required skills is more important.
The successful candidate will;
be responsible for the maintenance, preparation and repair of racing surfaces
work with and maintain a variety of machinery
assist with the maintenance and cleaning of the stable yard, before and after racing
have a basic working knowledge of Health & Safety and demonstrate a willingness to follow regulations
Possess a full UK driving licence
Spraying certificates (PA1, PA2a and PA6), a sports turf/horticulture/IOG qualification would be an advantage, but not a necessity.
Due to the nature of this role, there will be a requirement to be available at weekends and evenings as and when required.
The closing date for applications is 1st February. We reserve the right to bring this date forward should we receive a large volume of applications.
At The Jockey Club people are at the heart of what we do and drive our success. We are inclusive and actively seek to attract people with unique backgrounds and perspectives. Diverse, collaborative teams are pivotal to our success and support the potential and growth of all our people.
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