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Caretaker - Part time - 2 days a week

Forest Green
Salary Details:
£110 per day plus 25 days holiday and Pension
Advertising End Date:
23 Jan 2020
About The Role
You will deliver a safe, clean and well maintained venue, in an efficient and cost effective manner. Maintenance tasks can cover a multitude of different requirements including general carpentry, painting, basic plumbing and cleaning.  The successful candidate will be part of a small team to help ensure The New Lawn continues to be a successful, impressive venue for matchdays and weekday events.

Specific Areas & Tasks

  • Managing the day to day maintenance requirements of the venue, acting as first point of contact as issues or concerns arise.
  • Ensuring the venue is cleaned and maintained to a high standard at all times.
  • Helping to maintain a 100% Safety Certificate under the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 (Green Guide).
  • Carrying out maintenance checks, in line with the Green Guide, as required.
  • Management of key onsite testing, including records, scheduled works and repairs completed.
  • Carrying out minor repairs to the venue, including ground work, painting & decorating, minor metal work, carpentry, plumbing, strimming and general building maintenance.
  • Management of major repair projects, liaising with contractors as required.
  • Carrying out emergency repairs as needed.
  • Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness in the Concourse area of the stadium.
  • Assisting the club with any additional work as and when required
About You
Skill Set Required
  • Qualifications or extensive experience in key maintenance tasks (non-complex plumbing, carpentry etc)
  • Proven experience in general maintenance and associated skills;
  • Stadium/sports environment experience would be an advantage, but is not essential.
  • Good organisation skills, with the ability to manage a variety of jobs and prioritise as needed
  • Good knowledge on a wide range of multi-trade works (ground, painting, metal, carpentry, plumbing)
  • A professional approach and ability to deal with difficult customers, suppliers and situations
  • Good level of physical fitness
  • Excellent attention to detail and a thorough, methodical approach
  •  Good IT skills systems (Office, Outlook etc.) and ability to learn new systems, such as our bespoke venue management system
  • A flexible and adaptable demeanour, combined with good time keeping
  • Ability to work as a key part of the small FGR team
  • Enhanced DBS check will be required for this position

Working hours

This is a part-time Contract role (between 10-20 hours per week, depending on workload), generally Monday to Friday with some weekend work as required. A high degree of flexibility is required in order meet work needs, holiday cover and other requirements as they arise.

About Us
Founded in 1889, Forest Green Rovers is a football club with a rich 128-year history – but we’re at the forefront of something quite new here.

FIFA recently described us as the greenest football club in the world – it’s certainly true that no other football club in the world has put the environment at the heart of what it does, embedded it into its DNA like we do.

We’re the only club in the world to have EMAS accreditation – the gold standard of environmental management – and we’re the first and only vegan football club in the world. In 2017, we were promoted to the Football League for the first time in our history – which means we can spread our sustainability message to an even bigger audience.

Our aim is to be in the Championship within the next five years – and we’re planning to build a stadium to match those ambitions, too. Designed by world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid, ‘Eco Park’ would be the only stadium in the world made entirely of wood.