Job Title: Matchday Grounds Person
Employer: Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club
Location: American Express Community Stadium, Brighton
Hours: To work all home matches for the 22/23 season
Salary: £9.90 per hour
Job Type: Worker agreement until May 2023
Deadline Day: 23rd May 2022
Interviews: W/C 30th May 2022
Who are Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club?
Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud that our elite teams compete at the highest level of football in England, those being the Premier League and the Women's Super League. Our home, the spectacular 32,000 capacity American Express Community Stadium hosts our Premier League journey whereas The People's Pension Stadium in Crawley, with a capacity of over 6,000, mainly hosts our WSL journey. Our ambition is to be a top ten Premier League club and a top four WSL club. A commitment to high performance and high professional standards is at the heart of everything we do.
Brighton & Hove Albion FC are recruiting for the new 22/23 season - our sixth season in the topflight of English football!
We are recruiting for a pool for Matchday Grounds to come and join the team! This great opportunity is a hands-on role based at our stadium in Brighton, assisting the grounds team on a matchday in maintaining a state-of-the-art football pitch.
During a matchday you will ensure are pitch is premier league ready and ensure that all tasks are carried out in line with operating procedures.
What we need
Ideally you will have or are working towards a qualification in sports turf management, certified in driving agricultural vehicles and hold your PA1, PA6 and PA2A certificates in pesticide usage.
The successful candidate must also be willing to undertake a basic DBS CRC (Criminal Background Check).
Values play a pivotal role in the success of the Club. Our values aren¿t just a list of words we expect our people to learn, but a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors, in fact, with anyone who interacts in anyway with our brand.
Our values are:
Treat People Well
Aim High, Never Give Up
Act with Integrity
Make it Special
What is in it for you?
In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package which will include, but not limited to:
Club pension scheme (if eligible)
Discounts at the Club superstore and online
Discounts from local businesses in Sussex
Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud to be a disability confident employer who are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities throughout our recruitment and selection process. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our People and Culture team.
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club celebrates and values the diversity brought by employees, potential employees, casual workers, potential casual workers, players, potential players, applicants, supporters, participants on community programmes and customers and believes the Club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, thus allowing it to meet the needs of a diverse population within a multi-cultural society. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
To be considered for this position, you must be able to demonstrate your right to work in the UK.