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11 July 2016

Details of a vacancy at Christopher Park

  • Job vacancy at Wigan Athletic.
  • Driver and Kit Person based at Christopher Park.
  • Closing date for applications 5.00pm on 18 July 2016.


Wigan Athletic Football Club is looking to appoint a Driver and Kit person based at Christopher Park Training Ground. This is a part time post and will include evening and weekend work.

The position will encompass the following roles and responsibilities:-
  • Operate the Academy Minibus in a safe and effective manner in order to minimise the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks on the vehicle
  • Clean the bus as scheduled and/or as required
  • Ensure the bus is safely and securely stored
  • Maintain schedules and maintain order on the minibus
  • Ensure passengers are aware of the rules and their responsibilities and maintain order and discipline on the mini bus
  • Ensure the correct kit and equipment is provided for all home and away games
  • Work in the laundry room; this will include washing, drying, folding and putting away kits from training and matches. This is to be done to a high standard as required by the club
  • Adhere to Health and Safety regulations for the role
The successful candidate will have the following skills and competencies:-
  • Hold a Category D1 or PSV Category D licence
  • Previous experience within a similar role ideally in a professional sport environment
  • Knowledge of Highway and Minibus regulations
  • Ability to arrange and follow schedules and procedures
  • Strong communication skills
  • Hard working, organised, responsible, conscientious and meticulous
  • Ability to safeguard children and ensure their safety
  • Excellent timekeeping skills
  • Ability to work on own and as part of a team to deliver what is required
Due to the requirements of this role the successful applicant will undergo a screening process that will include an Enhanced DBS with barred list information (DBS).

To apply for this role please send your CV along with covering letter and salary details to Jane Birch, HR Assistant, Wigan Athletic Football Club, DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Wigan, WN5 0UZ or alternatively email

Closing date for applications: 5.00pm on 18 July 2016

Interviews will be held during week commencing 25 July 2016

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