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Grounds Person

Posted on September 18, 2017


Sports Club


Ground staff

Ashton Gate Stadium- Bristol City Football Club, Bristol Rugby Club

£17,500-22k depending on experience

Ashton Gate Stadium, home to Bristol Sport, Bristol City Football club and Bristol rugby are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to join our well regarded Ground staff team, in the preparation and maintenance of the main stadium pitch to the first team training pitches and to deliver exceptionally high standards throughout.

What are the main Responsibilities?

  • Cutting training ground and stadium pitches
  • Marking out lines for a variety of pitches Inc. Ashton Gate stadium pitch
  • Assisting in set up of training and match day operations
  • Help log rain fall and soil temperatures
  • Ensure all sites adhere to health safety regulations
  • Assist in any grounds tasks as required by Head of Grounds


What we are looking for?    

  • Previous experience working in a similar environment is desirable, however full training can be given if required.
  • Operational tractor driving is desirable
  • Ideally will have NVQ2 or above in Sports turf
  • Ideally, a passion for the sporting industry
  • An ambition to provide nothing less than perfect

We are looking for someone who wants to pursue a career in sports turf grounds work. This person must be dedicated and looking a permanent role that they can progress in, develop and really become a part of Ashton Gate.

What do you get in return?

    • Company package and benefits including pension
    • Training programmes
  • The opportunity to come with us on a progressive career journey as a key part of our team in one of the most unique and exciting organisations in Bristol

Person Specification

To have ideally completed their level 2 in Sports Turf and have gained some experience working for a football or rugby club ideally in championship leagues, however this is not essential.

Must have a drivers license and will DBS checked due to the nature and location of the role

How to Apply

Please send your CV and a cover letter to Work4@ashtongate.co.uk


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Company Information

Ashton Gate Limited
Ashton Gate Stadium