Vacancy: Training Ground Senior Groundsman

An opening has become available at the club's Lostock Training Ground for a Senior Groundsman to run the facility catering for first team and academy players alongside other club run teams/projects.

As part of the role you will need to run a team of five groundstaff and deliver the high standards of BWFC day in, day out.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To lead and assist in the organisation the team’s day to day duties to ensure the highest standards are maintained.
  • To develop proactive working relationships with the team, the coaching staff and management. 
  • Ensure the day to day Health and safety of the team.
  • Control of irrigation 
  • General maintenance of workshop ensuring all tools and equipment are safely stored after use and issues with machinery are logged.
  • To adopt a “Lead from the front” approach to managing a team.

Essential Skills & Experience Required: 

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience working on professional pitches within Football
  • A firm understanding of Health and safety. 
  • PA1, 2a and 6 Spraying certificates are desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Ability to lead a team to achieve the desired standards. 
  • A proactive management style.
  • Experience on delivering projects.

Salary – Competitive

Sue Mitton, Executive Assistant, University of Bolton Stadium, Burnden Way, Lostock, Bolton, BL6 6JW or email

Closing date for applications Sunday 19 August 2018

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