Ahead of the 2022/2023 season, the Club have multiple opportunities to join our matchday grounds team, which supports our award-winning Sports Turf department in the delivery of the highest quality playing surface at King Power Stadium during matchdays.
Who We’re Looking For
To be an ideal candidate for this role you should have a positive and flexible attitude to working in all conditions and have a keen attention to detail when working under pressure. The main duties and responsibilities are centred around ground and turf maintenance, meaning any experience in similar or related roles is essential.
The primary focus for our Casual Grounds Team will be assisting in match repairs throughout a matchday, including after player warm-ups, at half-time and post-match.
Responsibilities will include divoting, mowing, deploying lighting rigs, seeding the pitch and sweeping the track. You’ll also support with the removal of goals, including portable goals and ball stop safety for pre-match training on the day. Working approximately six hours on a matchday, work assignments will be offered dependant on fixtures for all home games of the season.
About The Club
Knowing some of the history of Leicester City Football Club helps you appreciate the sense of community, spirit and family for which the Foxes are renowned for.
Formed in 1884, the Club has been in the Premier League since 2014 when the Foxes were promoted as Championship winners. In 2016, Leicester City became Premier League champions. This remarkable achievement qualified them for the UEFA Champions League for the first time in the Club’s history, and the Foxes went on to reach the quarter finals of the competition. The Club continues to build on that success, and celebrated lifting the prestigious FA Cup in May 2021.
Under the stewardship of King Power and the Club’s CEO Susan Whelan, Leicester City Football Club is deeply committed to the local community and its supporters and continually strives to ensure that every point of engagement with fans is truly world class including the experience on matchdays. Meanwhile, investment in the Club continues, with the recent opening of a new state-of-the-art training ground in north Leicestershire.
Ultimately, the Club’s vision is as exciting as it is simple: we believe that together, it’s possible. We value and respect individual difference and recognise that the diversity of our staff contributes to our success off the pitch. Our inclusive culture and approach is supported by our Stonewall Diversity Champions partnership, our Time to Change pledge and our status as a Disability Confident employer.
Leicester City Football Club offers a competitive salary and pension scheme with life assurance to all its permanent employees. Employees are able to benefit from free onsite parking as well as an onsite subsidised staff restaurant. Employees also benefit from up to 33 days’ annual leave including bank holidays.
Contract Type – Casual: no guaranteed hours, no obligation to accept hours.
Leicester City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
Leicester City Football Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, you may be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up any role.
Suitable candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply, the role will be shut down as soon as a suitable candidate has been sourced.