Job Title: Groundsperson
About The Yorkshire County Cricket Club
We are incredibly proud of our 160 years of history and heritage at The Yorkshire County Cricket Club. The extraordinary historical moments we have hosted at Headingley, our decorated County Championship and women’s team, as well as producing the most cricketers to represent England have all established us as the most famous cricket club in the world.
As we acknowledge the recent events, the Club is committed to learning from the past and implementing the significant changes required to make The Yorkshire County Cricket Club a place for everyone, from all backgrounds. Our broad programme of transformation and improvement will drive a positive future as a beacon of progress and restore the Club to its rightful place as the beating heart of English cricket again. At the centre of our transformation is our EDI Plan which can be accessed here. It is an exciting time to join The Yorkshire County Cricket Club and help create lasting change
This is a fantastic opportunity to become a Groundsperson for The Yorkshire County Cricket Club. In this role, you will help ensure that the pitch at the world renowned Headingley Cricket Ground is presented to the highest standards for training and hosting international and domestic cricket. You will be a member of the Grounds team that works closely with the Cricket department of The Yorkshire County Cricket Club, to ensure the pitch is presented to the highest standards for training and matches throughout the season.
For more information, follow the link below for the full job description including selection criteria for the role
You will have at least 1+ years’ Grounds experience with a proven track record in maintaining cricket pitches. You will be suitably qualified having achieved a Management Association Certificate Level 2 or equivalent qualifcation in Cricket Surfaces or have a willingness to undertake this qualification. You will have good working knowledge of all aspects of Groundsmanship and health and safety legislation.
Please see the attached job description for further essential and desirable criteria.
Working at The Yorkshire County Cricket Club
Working at The Yorkshire County Cricket Club, you will benefit from the following:
• Health cash plan provider
• 25 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays
• Pension contributions
• The Yorkshire County Cricket Club membership
• Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
Please submit your application, including CV and covering letter setting out how you meet the selection criteria to [email protected].
The closing date for application is 17/02/2023. Interviews are likely to be held during the week commencing 27/02/2023
The Yorkshire County Cricket Club is committed to recruiting ambitious, talented, and diverse individuals who will be vital in enabling the club to set a new bar, making sure that the Club is an inclusive home for aspiring players of the future. We therefore encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We value diversity and acknowledge the underrepresentation of people from certain backgrounds, both within our organisation and across the sector. We particularly encourage applications from women, people with disabilities, and people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups; these are currently under-represented.
Should you have any questions regarding the vacancy, do not hesitate to get into contact with us at [email protected].