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Job Description

Can also be called a Sports Turf Manager, this is a very important, highly skilled job. Turf Managers will ensure that courses, pitches and courts are kept in top condition , they will need to understand turf constructions and maintenance from growing natural turf to artificial surfaces. Their daily activities will include grass cutting, strimming, pruning vegetation, marking out the course or pitch and all other maintenance of the sports ground.

Entry Requirements

There is not specific qualification for this job role and you can work your way up but a diploma/BTEC in sports turf care would certainly be an advantage.

Required Skills

  • Practical skills,
  • The ability to interpret plans and drawings
  • The ability to work on your own initiative or as part of a team
  • A good awareness of health and safety
  • Prepared to work outdoors in all weathers

Starting Salary

£16,000 to £17,000

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