Newcastle Racecourse has an exciting job opportunity for a Groundsperson to join the existing Estates team. As the business continues to grow – you’ll grow with it.  Not only is Newcastle Racecourse a great company to work for – it’s a great time to get on board!

‘Work Perks’

We offer fantastic work perks - from annual passes to attend any of our 21 venues -  to cycle two work to aid mental and physical wellbeing in addition to discounted rates at any of our onsite hotels and discounted food in our hospitality restaurants!   This is just a snippet of what you can expect when you join Arena Racing Company! Interested?  Then please see below to see if you are the person we are looking for…..

The person we are looking for has…..

Full clean driving licence 

Must have relevant outdoor year round labouring experience

High level of accuracy and attention to detail

Flexible approach to working

You will be responsible for assisting with the maintenance for the course. This will include maintenance of external areas, estate buildings and equipment. You will assist in preparing the course for racing – to include mowing, strimming, fertilising, weeding, spraying, ‘treading in’, aeration, rolling and seeding as required. You will need to use various gardening, agricultural equipment, machinery, vehicles and chemicals in the process of carrying out your duties.

The successful candidate will have previous experience working in a fast paced and demanding environment. You will work well under pressure and will be organised and efficient.  Any experience within a similar role will be a significant advantage.

At ARC, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We welcome people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences.  We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

If you have a disability that requires reasonable adjustments, please let us know; we will ensure that individuals with additional needs are provided reasonable adjustments to participate in the job application or interview process and to perform essential job functions.

We understand the value that diversity brings to our business and we are striving to create a working environment that is inclusive, psychologically and physically safe and ensures everyone can be heard and valued for their contributions. We are committed to making a consistent, top-down effort to be role models on what diversity, inclusion and belonging means in society.

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