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Taunton Racecourse
Taunton, Somerset
Dependent on Qualifications and Experience
Closing date
26 Oct 2023

Job Title; Groundstaff


Based At; Taunton Racecourse


Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 40 hours per week, any 5 days from 7


Pay: Dependent on Qualifications and Experience


About the role;


  • Be responsible for the maintenance, preparation, renovation, and repair of the Racecourse Site Assist with the movement of the course running rail. Maintain and assist all grass areas and non-grass areas on site. Assist with the movement of and laying out of irrigation equipment. Other Grounds Maintenance as directed by the Head of Groundstaff.



About you;


  • Experience is desirable but you will have a willingness to learn and appetite for development. If not already qualified, an interest in becoming a Clerk of the Course would be an advantage. You will have a basic working knowledge of Health & Safety and demonstrate a willingness to follow regulations. You will possess a Full UK driving licence. Spraying certificates (PA1, PA2a and PA6), a sports turf/horticulture/IOG qualification would be an advantage, but not a necessity.

Please apply with a covering letter and CV by 5pm Friday 27th October but we reserve the right to bring this forward if we have many applications. Please email to; or post to;


Vicky Collard, Taunton Racecourse, Orchard Portman, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 7BL


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