Grounds Person

Arena Racing Company

BA1 9BU Full-time Competitive

Category: Ground Staff/Maintenance Posted: 12.03.2019

Bath Racecourse is seeking a driven Groundsperson to join the team. As the business continues to grow – you’ll grow with it. Not only is Bath Racecourse a great company to work for – it’s an exciting time to get on board!

This is a challenging yet rewarding role for a motivated and conscientious Groundsperson. The successful candidate will report to the Head Groundsperson and will be an important part of ensuring that ground conditions are at their very best, promoting Bath racecourse as the chosen venue for owners and trainers to compete their horses.

Under the direction of the Head Groundsperson you will carry out a maintenance programme for the course. The work entails working outside in changing and inclement weather conditions and at times can be physically demanding. This role has huge variety from preparing the course for racing to maintaining the parade ring, car parks, lawn and garden areas. This role will include preparation and reinstatement of the course before, after and during racing and will include using machinery, tractors and other maintenance equipment.

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes;

Experience working in a fast paced and demanding environment
Excellent time management skills
Flexible approach to working
Enjoy outdoor working
Good communication skills
Experience working in a similar role would be advantageous but not essential
In return we will offer you;

A competitive salary
22 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays
Contributory pension scheme
Personal and professional development opportunities
A range of racing & leisure benefits including complimentary tickets, offers and discounts at our racecourses and hotels across the Arena Racing Company and Galleon Hotel group

We look forward to hearing from you.

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