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Vacancy: Grounds person

Job Title

Grounds Person

Contract type





Swansea (Training Ground)

Weekly hours

40 hours per week

Rate of Pay

Exceeds National Minimum Wage

It is essential for this post that candidates hold a Level 2 NVQ in Sports Turf Maintenance (or equivalent), have a minimum of two years’ experience within a similar role and a full driving licence.

The role will require the individual to use various forms of machinery and chemicals as part of their day to day duties and therefore candidates must have a sound understanding of Health and Safety Regulations for their area of work.

PA1, PA2 and PA6 Safe Use of Pesticides Qualifications are desirable for this post, although not essential.

The successful candidate will:

  • Develop and maintain the pitches to a high standard, which includes:
    • Mowing
    • Seeding
    • Line Marking
  • Carry out daily pitch inspections
  • Build a strong rapport with the coaching team and advise them on pitch suitability for training.

This post requires an immediate start and therefore we ask candidates to be available for interview on Monday, June 3, 2019 with a planned start date of Monday, June 10, 2019.

The closing date for this vacancy will be Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

If you would like to apply for this role please request an application form from [email protected] / 01792 616548 quoting Ref: Grounds2019

Please note CV’s will not be accepted for this vacancy.

Once you have applied for this role, you are required to complete an equal opportunities survey to allow the club to monitor the diversity of its applicants and ensure we are reaching a broad spectrum of people. The survey will take less than five minutes and can be accessed at

The Company is an equal opportunities employer. The Company does not tolerate less favourable treatment of any employee or job applicant on any ground, including but not limited to gender, marital status, race, racial origin, nationality, national origin, religion or belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, age, membership or non-membership of a Trade Union, pregnancy, childbirth, political affiliation, relationships in the workplace, or any other prejudice.

The Company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people involved in activities and event at the Company. As part of the Company’s recruitment and selection process any offers of work involving working in regulated activity with children are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS Disclosure and barred list check (depending on the level of supervision, frequency and nature of contact with children). Appropriate references are also required.

Should an adequate number of applications be received prior to the closing date, Swansea City AFC reserve the right to remove this advert.

Due to a high demand in applications the Club will be unable to respond to those applicants who have not been shortlisted for interview.

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