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Ground Staff / Groundsman (Sports Pitches)

Posted on September 15, 2017


Sports Club


Today’s Chelsea Football Club is so much more than football. Stamford Bridge now boasts two hotels with 281 bedrooms between them, a huge and versatile meetings and events offering, one of the most desirable sports hospitality facilities in Europe, two restaurants, a five-star health club and spa and state-of-the-art music venue. This role is instrumental in driving value into the business.

Position: Grounds Staff / Groundsman

Location: Cobham Training Ground

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £Competitive


About the role:

The Ground Staff / Groundsman will provide a good quality service for all users of the Ground and to ensure that the Health and Safety procedures are followed to the full.


– Ensure that all pitches are maintained to a high standard and available when required, within weather and / or ground water constraints

– Maintain surrounding areas, e.g. hedges, borders and car parks etc. This includes weeding, litter picking and edging

– Ensure that all equipment and machinery is properly maintained and secured

– Assist in the routine maintenance and minor repairs on machinery and hand equipment, and to report any faults or defects immediately

– Keep all machinery in a safe and secure position, particularly those pieces of equipment which are kept on stands

– Keep machinery and storage shed in a clean and safe condition

– Observe all Health & Safety regulations as appropriate 

Person Specification

About you:

- NVQ Level 2 Sports Turf Maintenance (or equivalent)

- Basic knowledge of all types of machinery

- Proven experience of working in a similar environment

- Enjoy working outdoors and in all weathers

- Enjoy working in a team but also on your own initiative

- Able to work in a professional and responsible manner

- Good oral and written communication skills

- Must be able to work weekends

You may have experience of the following: Ground Staff, Groundsman, Sports Pitches, Maintenance, Football, Turf Management, Soccer, Sport etc. 

How to Apply

To apply: please click on the link below



This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications

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Company Information

Easyweb Group
15-17 Strixton Manor Business Park
NN29 7PA