Nottingham Greyhound Stadium are looking to recruit a Grounds Person to assist in maintaining the highest quality racing surface all year round. Ensure maintenance of the outside areas to the highest possible standard of presentation and to assist in the maintenance of all track / kennel equipment and ensure the smooth running of race meetings.
This is a challenging yet rewarding role for a motivated individual.
Key responsibilities for the role will include:Under the direction of the Grounds Manager, learn and carry out maintenance programmes for the track. The work entails working outside in changing and often inclement weather conditions and can be physically demanding.Assure the track surface is prepared accordingly prior to every trial and race meeting and maintained throughout race meeting this will include:- Use of tractors, attachments, machinery and maintenance equipment as required. Maintain all grass/non running surfaces with particular attention to raceday and event presentation.General maintenance of external areas, to include car parks, tarmac areas and customer facing areas. Ensure all external areas are free from weeds, rubbish and leaves.You will be required to carry out checking and testing of racing equipment to ensure all equipment is functional and a professional appearance is maintained at all times.Abide by all regulations and safe working practices in accordance as detailed in the Company’s Health and Safety Policy and Procedures.Ensure compliance with all aspects of the GBGB rules of racing and report any and all issues to your line manager.Ensure greyhound welfare is at the heart of everything you do,Working unsocial hours will be a frequent occurrence, and may include late evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.
Skills and Qualities:
- Excellent time management skills
- Flexible approach to working - including evenings and weekends
- Works well under pressure
- Good Communication Skills
- Enjoy outdoor working
- Full clean driving licence
- Tractor driving experience an advantage