Grounds Workers and Plant Operatives Required – Natural Sports Pitch Construction

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Due to continued expansion CLS Sports are looking for suitably qualified grounds workers and plant operatives to join their natural sports construction division from our Melton Mowbray depot.

Candidates should be suitably experienced in natural sports pitch construction and maintenance or have experience in tractor driving with various implements.

Typical tasks undertaken will include:

  • Installation of lateral drainage systems
  • Cultivations
  • Herbicide and fertiliser application
  • Verti-draining
  • Installation of secondary drainage systems such as sand slitting, gravel banding etc.
  • Scarifying
  • Line marking
  • Grass cutting

Successful candidates will be team players who consistently deliver high standards of work and have a willingness to learn and adapt to varying project demands.

All applicants must be holders of a full (entitlement to drive in the UK) driving licence and have the relevant industry operating licences such as CITB, CPCS, NPORS.

A trailer licence is also desirable.

Successful candidates will be required to travel and work throughout the UK.

All employees will also need to undertake DBS checks.

This is a full-time role and hourly rates will be based on experience.

To apply for this role please send your CV and covering letter to:

Martin Shepherd,

Closing date: 8 July 2019

CLS are an equal opportunities employer and investors in people accredited.