Assistant Sports Groundsperson
Do you want to join a team of highly enthusiastic and skilful sports turf professionals delivering top class playing surfaces across winter and summer sports?
The Grounds and Sports Team is responsible for the high standards of maintenance and development of the sports pitches used by University of Exeter students in the inter University Championships (BUCS), in-house competitions and external customers.
You must be able to work flexibly as part of a team and also use your own initiative. In addition you must be customer focused and be able to demonstrate evidence of good customer care.
Ideally you will have professional experience of general maintenance of sports facilities, cultural operations and skilled groundstaff practices including setting out sports pitches, the care of cricket grounds and synthetic pitches. Appropriate training will be provided.
This part time (21.9 hours a week) post is available from 1 August 2018 on a permanent basis covering Saturdays and Sundays and an additional day in the week, preferentially Fridays.
The starting salary will be from £16,608 per annum pro rata on Grade B, depending on qualifications and experience.
For more information and to apply online please go to our website. The closing date for completed applications is 18 July 2018.
The University offers some fantastic benefits including 39 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, onsite gym, cycle to work scheme, sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy; and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter. If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.
The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.