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Arena Racing Company
DN2 6BB, Doncaster
Depending on experience
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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We are looking for a passionate and knowledgeable Grounds Person, this is the perfect role for anyone who loves to work in the outdoors!

What is ARC?

We embrace diversity

We develop our people

We care for our visitors

We think about our impact

We are proud of our sport

Work Perks of being a Grounds Person with us…

  • Annual passes to attend any of our 21 venues
  • Discounted food & ARC days out
  • Discounted hotel stays
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Study assistant schemes
  • Holiday allowance increasing with length of service up to 28 days
  • Company life assurance scheme
  • Discretionary group annual bonus schemes to reward your hard work
  • Internal development programmes to help you progress
  • Support with study through our study assistance schemes

And so much more…

About the role:

The successful Grounds Person would assist in maintaining a quality racing surface all year round.  Look after the maintenance of the outside areas keeping to the highest possible standard of presentation. Assist in the maintenance of estates buildings and equipment as well as assisting in the operational aspects of Racedays and Events.

Some of the key responsibilities of the Grounds Person would also include- 

  • Under the direction of the Clerk of the Course, carry out a maintenance programme for the course. The work entails working outside in changing and often inclement weather conditions and can be physically demanding.
  • To assist in preparing the course for racing – to include preparation and reinstatement of the course before, after and during racing, this to include:- Use of tractors, machinery and all weather maintenance equipment as required.
  • You will be required to use various gardening, agricultural equipment, machinery, vehicles and chemicals in the process of carrying out your duties.
  • Abide by all regulations and safe working practices in accordance with current legislation and as detailed in the Company’s Health and Safety Policy and Procedures

Please Note- Due to the nature of this role, working unsocial hours will be a frequent occurrence, including late evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.

The person we are looking for as a Grounds Person has…

  • Tractor Driving would be an advantage
  • PA1, PA6 would be an advantage
  • Full clean driving license
  • Equine experience would be an advantage
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Flexible approach to working
  • Works well under pressure
  • Organized
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Enjoy outdoor working
  • Excellent time management skills

We are on a thrilling journey. So, to join us at our next destination, be part of a winning team and to learn more about our company and this exciting opportunity apply today.


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