Groundsperson – Exeter Racecourse
The largest commercial group in British horseracing, The Jockey Club’s portfolio includes 15 leading racecourses, Jockey Club Estates, The National Stud and charity Racing Welfare. All profits are reinvested into Britain’s second biggest spectator sport, in line with its vision for British racing to be the best in the world for years to come. The Jockey Club seeks to recruit, develop and promote the best people, investing in their training and development.
Exeter Racecourse is currently seeking to recruit a Groundsperson to join the dedicated grounds team. To be successful in this role a basic knowledge of turf husbandry would be desirable but the willingness and desire to learn the required skills are more important.
The successful person will:
- have good communication skills
- have the ability to work hard and be a proactive member of the team
- have a clean driving licence
- be prepared to work with different machinery as required
Some unsociable hours will be required due to the nature of the business including occasional evening, weekend and Bank Holiday work.
This is an exciting time to join the Jockey Club Group. If you would like to apply please email your CV and covering letter directly to us by clicking on the apply button below, including your salary expectations and where you saw this vacancy.
Closing date for applications: 15th August 2017
The Jockey Club is an equal opportunities employer.