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Track Team Leader

Ascot Racecourse
Ascot, Berkshire
Alongside a competitive salary we offer complimentary tickets for race days.
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

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Ascot Racecourse is horse racing’s most iconic venue, with the Royal Meeting the world’s most famous and watched festival.  Royal Ascot, broadcast to over 200 countries with audiences in the many millions, has a history spanning over 300 years and is the cornerstone of the British social scene.  Its unique blend of top-class racing, fashion, fine dining, pageantry and glamour makes it a place Like Nowhere Else.  With other stunning racedays and a year-round calendar of events to support, Ascot is a flourishing business and a fantastic place to develop your career.

Our values of Elegant, Uplifting and Original are at the heart of everything we do.  We are currently inviting applications from individuals who can display these when providing excellent customer service, ensuring a memorable experience for every guest.


Reporting to the Head Grounds person the Track Team Leader is to oversee, and work on, all aspects of the Flat and National Hunt courses and grounds maintenance and upkeep, operating machinery and tractor driving as required. Responsibilities include supervising the Grounds team in their day-to-day work and managing the team in the absence of the Head Grounds person. Ensuring that all areas of the racecourse are presented to the highest possible standards and in line with the requirements of The Board and BHA legislation.


The desired candidate;

• To have at least managed or supervised grounds staff on a day-to-day basis.

• To have experience in general grounds maintenance.

• To be able to operate the relevant machinery that the team will be using.

• Ideally to have IOG, Level 2, Turf Management qualification or equivalent.

• Must hold a valid Full UK Driver’s license or equivalent.


Alongside a competitive salary we offer complimentary tickets for race days and some events that you can share with friends and family alongside pension and discounts in selected retailers locally. 

As the position will involve being on call accommodation can be available if required.


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The closing date for this vacancy is 14 April 2024. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should a suitable candidate be identified.


Ascot is committed to ensuring customers from all backgrounds and communities feel welcome at the Racecourse and are working to ensure our internal teams are nurtured within a supportive and inclusive environment.   Our mission is to eliminate discrimination and prejudice of any kind at our venue and throughout our business. By educating and implementing meaningful actions across all that we do, we can make certain that Ascot is a place for everyone to enjoy.

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