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North Middlesex Cricket Club - London N8 8JJ

North Middlesex Cricket Club is seeking a Head Grounds Person for their Park Road ground.

The role is a full-time position with a competitive salary commensurate to experience and skills.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be an integral part of a thriving club with a playing membership of more than 60 adults and 250 juniors.

About The Role

North Middlesex Cricket Club is seeking a full-time Head Grounds Person with the experience and dedication to undertake the preparation and maintenance of playing and practice areas at their Park Road ground, London N8 8JJ.

The Park Road ground is a self-contained ground with 3 squares. During the cricket season the ground is used throughout the week and weekends for their adult and junior fixtures, training sessions, and other matches. Their outfield has been voted the best in the Middlesex Premier League by the Umpires Panel for the last 5 years.

As Head Grounds Person, you will report to the Chairman, and your responsibilities will include the planning of the use of the ground, preparation of cricket pitches to an excellent standard (including outfield and boundaries) for all matches at Park Road, general ground maintenance and improvements (during and pre- and post-season), machinery maintenance (over recent years they have invested in new top of the range equipment), and other general duties as directed. While assistance will be provided for some tasks, this is very much a ‘hands on’ role.

About You

The successful candidate will have extensive experience working as a cricket grounds person and possess significant knowledge of cricket surface provision and management.

Candidates should be organised and proactive, remain calm in a busy and demanding environment, demonstrate excellent communication skills, and possess a flexible attitude to working hours (prepared to work weekends and bank holidays as required).

How To Apply

Please email a brief covering letter along with your CV to North Middlesex Cricket Club's Chairman, Stephen Edwards: [email protected]

Deadline for applications: 8th January 2021

The successful candidate is required to be available to begin work on the grounds and square to ensure the club's facilities are ready for the start of the 2021 season.

About North Middlesex Cricket Club

Founded in 1875, North Middlesex Cricket Club is a Central London Cricket Club and Champions of the Middlesex County Premier League in 2019. They run five Saturday XIs, four of which currently play in their highest possible divisions in the Middlesex County League.

They are ECB Clubmark accredited and have thriving senior and junior sections, with over 250 juniors (boys and girls). In the past two years, four of their young players have signed contracts with Middlesex CCC and two have played for England U19s

Off the field, they are renowned for being friendly, welcoming, and collegiate. They have an excellent ‘one club’ feel, with teams returning to their ground to socialise after games and regular club events throughout the season.

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