As a Head Grounds person you will be responsible for the preparation and presentation of the turf and All-weather track, stables, estates grounds and other relevant facilities. Managing the team around you on various duties.
Average starting salary
Average hours per week
What you’ll do
- Responsible for the maintenance, preparation and repair of racing surfaces
- Work with and maintain a variety of machinery
- Assist with the maintenance and cleaning of the stable yard, before and after racing
Who you’ll work with
- Clerk of the Course
- Racecourse Manager
- Grounds Team
Skills & Knowledge
- Possess a full UK driving licence
How to get into this role
To be successful in this role, a basic knowledge of turf husbandry and groundsmanship would be desirable, but a willingness to learn the required skills is more important.
There are a variety of grounds based jobs available at racecourses, stud farms and racing yards.