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Grounds and Gardens Apprentice (Sports Turf)

Are you looking to start your career in grounds and gardens? Are you looking for a leading organisation who can support your learning and provide exceptional development opportunities? Would you like to join a multi skilled workforce providing maintenance across a diverse grounds and gardens portfolio? 

We are looking for somebody who is keen to learn the skills required to be a successful sports grounds person whilst gaining an academic qualification to support the hands on experience. You will motivated to learn new skills with excellent communication skills. A key part of this role is delivering an excellent customer service to staff, students and visitors. You will also have the ability to work under clear instructions, with limited supervision which will allow you the opportunity to use your own initiative to diagnose problems.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

James Wright, Grounds & Gardens Team Leader 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5981, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Facilities Directorate
School/Institute:  Estates
Category:  Operational Support
Grade:  Grade 2
Salary:  £16,146 to £16,766 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Wednesday 03 July 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 28 July 2019
Interview Date:  Thursday 15 August 2019
Reference:  FDEST1142
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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