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27 September 2016

An opportunity at Wigan Athletic.

  • Apprentice Grounds Person opportunity at Wigan Athletic.
  • Working at the Wigan Athletic Training Centre in Euxton.
  • Closing date Monday 10 October at 5.00pm.
Apprentice Grounds Person

Salary – NMW for apprentices

Wigan Athletic Football Club is looking to appoint an Apprentice Grounds Person. At the Euxton training facility. This is a full time post with hours primarily be 8am – 4pm five days per week and will weekend work and some evenings when the needs of the business dictate.

The position will encompass the following roles and responsibilities:-
  • Helping to maintain the playing surface to an excellent standard, to ensure that the games can go ahead on schedule.
  • Helping to maintain the training pitches to an excellent standard, ensuring that the surface is usable and prepared for training sessions.
  • Loading, transporting and storing equipment and materials.
  • Ensuring all machinery is prepared for safe use, and cleaned and stored after use.
  • Assist with mowing, line marking, renovation and setting out equipment.
The successful candidate will have the following skills and competencies:-
  • Level 1 in Functional Skills (Maths and English).
  • Willing and capable of carrying out medium to heavy manual work tasks in all weather conditions. This may include walking behind mowing machines for long periods.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Punctuality and excellent attendance.
  • Enthusiasm.
  • Willingness to learn and continuously develop.
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).

If these positions are of interest to you and you would like to be considered, please contact to request an application form or download a form by [clicking here].

Download a copy of the full job description by [clicking here].

Closing date Monday 10 October 2016 at 5.00pm

Interview to take place week commencing Monday 17 October 2016

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