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We are Wolves; progressive, determined, bright, unified and humble. A pack that is hungry for success. Wolves is one of the fastest growing professional football clubs in the UK, and also boasts one of the richest histories in the beautiful game.

Formed in 1877, Wolves was a founder member of the Football League, and was one of the country’s most successful sides in the fifties and sixties. During a two decade spell the Black Country’s most decorated side won three First Division titles and one of its four FA Cups.

Fast forward to 2022, three seasons at Molineux saw Wolves clinch the Sky Bet Championship trophy with 99 points, followed by a seventh-place finish in the Premier League, which included memorable wins over Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and Arsenal. The next season saw the team complete a memorable double over the reigning champions, equal the previous season’s seventh place finish and reach the quarter finals of the Europa League all as part of the ‘longest season’ in league history, either starting before or finishing after all other teams.

But this post is about not what we have done, but what we will achieve next. We take seriously our commitment to the safeguarding of children and adults at risk and to ensuring that Wolves is free from discrimination and harassment.

Job purpose

Wolves are searching for an experienced and motivated individual to take up the position of groundskeeper.

Working in a team of grounds staff, the successful applicant will strive to ensure all the pitches at our Compton Training Ground meet the highest possible standard. The successful applicant will be a team player who takes pride in the quality of their work and attention to detail.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure that the pitches meet the exceptional quality standards required by Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club

  • Use pedestrian and ride on mowers on football pitches

  • Mark out pitches

  • Assist in the renovation of pitches and grass areas

  • Clean equipment and wash down areas

  • Keep all equipment and materials in good condition

  • To maintain up-to-date knowledge of all relevant industry developments

  • Other Ad Hoc duties as and when required

General responsibilities

  • Compliance with Club policies

  • Compliance with the Club’s health and safety procedures

  • Compliance with the Club’s safeguarding policies

  • To promote the Club’s values

  • To work consistently to embed equality & diversity into the Club

  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected

  • To maintain professional conduct at all times

Key relationships

  • Head Groundsperson and Grounds Staff colleagues

  • General Manager Operations/Football Administration

  • First Team and Academy Coaching Personnel

Scope of job

The groundskeeper will work within a team to ensure all Compton pitches meet the highest possible standard.

The successful candidate must be a hard worker and willing to get involved with any other duties within the remit of the grounds department. Must also be flexible with their working hours during peak periods, and the successful applicant may be required to work on home matchdays.

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