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Assistant Groundsperson

Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham Hotspur is a world-famous football club based in London. On the pitch, the Club competes in the upper echelons of the English Premier League and is a regular participant in marque UEFA club competitions.

17 Mar 2023
Full Time
Closing date
31 Mar 2023

The Assistant Groundsperson will be based at the Training Centre which is where the Club’s First Team training and coaching activities take place. Its impeccable presentation is one of the many features that have led to it being recognised as one of the best training facilities in Europe.

Due to the expansion of the Training Centre’s Grounds team, the department requires an Assistant Groundsperson. The successful candidate will work within a team of 17 grounds staff and report to the Training Centre Grounds Manager, assisting in the preparation and smooth operational running of the Club’s Training Centre pitches and lawns to the highest level of professional standards.


You will part of a large team (not only grounds staff but landscapers, mechanics, irrigation and health and safety staff) working on the latest pitch technology with brand new, state of the art machinery. Your role at the Training Centre will not only include turf care but you will also gain experience working on our in-house renovations and pitch constructions. The Training Centre is used not only by the Club, but it is also an international facility used by national teams. The facility has previously hosted England several times, Denmark, and the Italian National teams. On occasions, we offer the opportunity to work at our world-class Stadium.

As a Club employee you’ll receive discounts on our attractions such as the Dare Skywalk and Stadium Tours and in our stores. The Grounds Maintenance department offer an excellent staff training programme, the opportunity to join several building activities throughout the year, and you’ll be provided with lunch on site. Our exceptional, modern Grounds Staff welfare facilities include a breakout area and training rooms.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for the efficient day-to-day maintenance of the pitches and surrounding landscape of Tottenham Hotspur’s Training Centre, showing both proactiveness and teamwork.
  • Ensure that the pitches meet the exceptional quality standards required by Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.
  • Use pedestrians and ride on mowers on football pitches and lawns.
  • Assist in the renovation of pitches and grass areas.
  • Mark out pitches.
  • Clean equipment and wash down areas.
  • Monitor pitches on a daily basis, record all appropriate information and act promptly to resolve issues.
  • Take reasonable care concerning your own health and safety and that of persons who may be affected by the performance of these duties.
  • Ensure equipment and materials are available when required.
  • Keep all equipment and materials in good condition.
  • Keep abreast of all relevant industry developments.
  • Undertake any other duties designated by your Line Manager to ensure the smooth running of all operational aspects of the business.
  • Able to work across multiple sites if required.

Personal Attributes:

  • Thinks ahead, generates ideas and thinks of creative solutions to problems.
  • Values & respects others, builds relationships and collaborates.
  • Gets things done, delivers to high standards and takes responsibility.
  • Proactive, energetic, and self-sufficient.

Skills & Experience:

  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent.
  • Experience within a similar role
  • Spraying certificates PA1, 2 and 6 desirable but not essential.
  • Previous experience of using a wide range of turf care equipment.
  • Full driving license.

Safeguarding is fundamental to the success in all that we do. Successful candidates are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club welcomes applications from anyone regardless of age, disability, gender, race, ethnic origin, religion/belief, or sexual orientation.Please click the link below to apply: https://tottenhamhotspur.ciphr...

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Grounds Management

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