Job Vacancy: Assistant Grounds Person

Job Title:                             Seasonal Grounds Person

Accountable to:                Head Groundsperson

Contract and hours:        Full-time role

Salary:                                  £18,532 per annum


Somerset County Cricket Club is a highly successful and varied sporting organisation that hosts almost 50 days of First-Class cricket, numerous Conferences and Events throughout the year as well as playing an important role in the local community.

In normal years the Ground is also utilised for many other events such as Concerts and Open-Air Cinema evenings.

The Role – Principle Responsibilities and Tasks

One of the country’s leading First-Class County Clubs, Somerset County Cricket Club are recruiting for a Seasonal grounds person to join the busy Grounds team for the 2021 Season.

The role will be to assist the Head Groundsperson and the wider team in in the preparation of all the pitches, nets and outfield of the CACG and TVSC to first class standard.  This role of Grounds Person is particularly busy on match days.

The Skills and Knowledge

Desirable qualifications for this position include

  • NVQ/Diploma level 2 in turf science /groundsmanship or equivalent; and
  • Knowledge of modern sports turf processes and innovations.

However, beyond qualifications, you’ll be committed and have the ability to work as a team member are equally important in the demanding environment where excellent results are required.

The Person

This is an exciting opportunity for someone starting their career in first class cricket and looking to develop their skills and experience.

This Grounds Team is particularly busy during the season from April to September, so we are looking for someone who is hard working, organised, committed and reliable.

To download the full job description, please click here

To apply for this role, please email your CV and covering letter to


The closing date for applications is 14th April 2021 with interviews being held shortly thereafter.

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