Estate Maintenance Groundsperson

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Competitive Salary plus Benefits including Private Healthcare, Life Assurance and Pension Scheme
28 Jul 2022
14 Aug 2022
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time

About Us

Godolphin is the world’s largest thoroughbred operation, comprising breeding and racing interests spanning 6 countries, across 4 different continents. Founded in Dubai in 1992, the operation has been built on a foundation of innovation and uninhibited achievement that has led to a legacy of success for horses in Godolphin’s famous blue silks. Its global headquarters is in Newmarket, which is the epicentre of the UK’s thoroughbred industry.

Job Description

Godolphin is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and hardworking Estate Maintenance Groundsperson to join the maintenance team, working across both sites at Moulton Paddocks and Godolphin Stables in Newmarket. Standard working hours are 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday, including a weekend rota - working one in six weekends for a few hours in the mornings.

Key Tasks

  • All paddock maintenance to include, grass cutting, harrowing, fertiliser spreading and over seeding of paddocks and amenity areas Hedge cutting, to include use of a tractor mounted flail Strimming Fencing and fence repair work Teleporter loader operation Knap sack spraying Mini digger operation Chainsaw operation

Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Good working knowledge of modern agricultural machinery Telehandler, chainsaw and mini digger certification is desirable PA1 and PA6 are desirable Sound understanding of health and safety at work Driving licence is essential

Additional Information

In return, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, excellent opportunities to learn and develop new skills, and a first-class working environment with excellent surroundings and state of the art machinery.

To apply, click the ‘I'm Interested’ button or send your CV and a covering letter to:

Human Resources, Godolphin Management Company Limited, The Main Office, Dalham Hall, Duchess Drive, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 9HE

The closing date for applications is Sunday 14th August 2022. We reserve the right to interview and/or close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient interest.

Godolphin aims to create a diverse and inclusive working environment in which everyone feels valued, that their contribution matters and they are able to perform to their full potential. We therefore encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances, and we will be happy to discuss any adjustments you may require to make our workplace one you can thrive in.