Assistant Groundsperson – Manchester City

  • 1 July 2024 06:24
Assistant Groundsperson – Manchester City


Assistant Groundsperson

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Location:  Manchester, GB
Opening Date:  19 Jun 2024
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Closing Date of Applications – 03/07/2024

Our Story

Manchester City is an English Premier League club whose roots began in East Manchester. From its first incarnation as St Mark’s West Gorton in 1880, the club became Manchester City FC in 1894. Behind each title lies emotion, moments and memories that resonate with millions of supporters around the world. Manchester City fans are known for their commitment and togetherness, as a Club that fights to the end.

Our Winning Team

MCFC is built on a vision for sustainability, with an academy structure designed to support long-term first team success, to engagement with the communities in which we reside. Together with our passionate fans and valued network of partners, we are developing Manchester City’s future history.

You’ll be responsible for the delivery of grounds maintenance associated services and processes that support the operation of all sites, setting and ensuring the highest standards of safety, landscaping, and grounds maintenance for MCFC’s employees and customers.

This is Your City

As part of our team, you will be entitled to 26 days annual leave plus an additional day off for your birthday, private healthcare and a simply health cash plan, an annual discretionary bonus, plus a range of partnership and lifestyle discounts.

Your Impact

  1. To deliver high quality grounds maintenance services at all MCFC sites to the highest standard, in line with MCFC policies, legislative, environmental and certifying authorities’ compliance and best practice.
  2. To be responsible for ensuring all Health and Safety requirements for each task is in line with H&S legislation, best practice and MCFC H&S policy.
  3. To be responsible for allocated ground maintenance tasks from start to completion including scoping the task, undertaking the work personally or coordinating and supervising others to ensure its timely completion.
  4. To ensure that the weekly/day to day operation for the delivery of grounds services at MCFC sites is to the highest standard, in line with health and safety, legislative, environmental, and certifying authorities’ compliance and best practice.
  5. To monitor the results of the grounds maintenance service and suggest and deliver improvements.
  6. To ensure that all projects you are involved with are managed to the highest standards, working where required with sub-contractors and that the quality of site provision meets the needs of employees and customers.
  7. To work closely with partners and stakeholders to provide the most suitable environment for the users of grounds facilities.
  8. To be available and/or remain on site in the case of emergency repairs/situations until as a minimum, a temporary and safe situation is achieved.

What we are looking for


  • Experience in Sportsturf and grounds maintenence
  • Experience in Sports turf or Grounds maintenance regarding winter sports
  • Experience in marking out and setting up of pitch playing surfaces, setting up of machines prior to use, competency to apply granular products
  • Working Towards or ascertained NVQ level 2 in sports turf or equivalent
  • Flexible approach to work, communication, teamwork, highly self-motivated, honest and reliable, willing to self-evaluate and work towards continuous improvement



  • Health and safety certificate in relation to sportsturf
  • Basic IT skills
  • Work Based Diploma Level 2 (or equivalent) or higher, PA 1,2 and 6


City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose skills and experience seem to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you only if you are selected for an interview. 

Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Due to our safeguarding promise, all UK based CFG roles will be subject to a DBS check upon commencing employment with us. This will be either a basic, standard or enhanced check depending on the job role and responsibilities.

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