Reports to: Head Groundsperson/Greenkeeper

Main objectives: Maintain turf (grass), tracks and pitches at sports fields, golf clubs and courses, public areas, schools and racecourses.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Seed, mow, roll, water and re-turf pitches, greens or other grassed areas.
  • Mark out playing fields and tennis courts, prepare golf greens, fences and jumps at horse race-tracks, and perform related tasks on other sports and recreation grounds.
  • Repair fences, trim hedges and grass verges, remove litter and keep grounds in good condition.
  • Plant and cultivate flowers, shrubs and trees and perform landscaping tasks.
  • Operate and maintain irrigation systems, mowing equipment and machinery.

Typical qualifications and experience: Trade Certificate.