Job Title: Skilled Maintenance Operative

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 has 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 change 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’s a very exciting time to join The Yorkshire County Cricket Club and help create lasting change.

The Opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity to become a Skilled Maintenance Operative for The Yorkshire County Cricket Club. In this role, you will help ensure the facilities at the world renowned Headingley Cricket Ground are up to standard to host international and domestic cricket. This role will require you to be directly involved in the upkeep and maintenance of the facilities at Headingley Cricket Ground to ensure they are fit for purpose and meet all current health and safety legislation. This is an extremely varied maintenance role meaning no day will the same as the other. You will be a key player in driving effectiveness within our winning culture, helping to deliver best in class PPM’s and reactive maintenance projects at the Headingley Cricket Ground. You will be a member of the Operations team and work with third parties, such as contractors to make sure that all the facilities are fit for purpose and meet all current health and safety legislation. We are seeking someone with hands on experience and a good level of knowledge to help further strengthen our Maintenance team.

For more information, follow the link below for the full job description including selection criteria for the role.

About You

We are seeking a candidate with the following experience and skills:
• Achieved (or willingness to achieve in 12 months) a qualification in plumbing, wood, ground or electric works.
• Prior experience of managing maintenance requests at large events/venues
• Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and processes
• 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

To Apply

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 10/02/2023. Interviews are likely to be held during the week commencing 20/02/2023
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]

Job Description

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