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Godolphin is the global thoroughbred breeding operation and horseracing team founded by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Today Team Godolphin spans across four continents, from our home in Dubai to Europe, Australia, Japan and America.

Vacancy description

Reporting to the Gallops’ Manager, you will be tasked with:

  • Preparing and maintaining the eight and five furlong grass gallops, canter down, warm up and warm down rings
  • This will involve grass cutting, strimming, fertiliser spreading, general gallop repairs and over seeding
  • In time, you will have the opportunity to operate teleporters, tractors and mini diggers and will be responsible for the low-level upkeep and servicing of sports turf plant and equipment

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, with a natural passion for sports turf management. We welcome applications from people who take great pride in their work and possess a genuine willingness to learn new skills and develop their knowledge of sports turf.

If you are someone who would relish the chance to work on world class facilities in a high-performance sport environment, we be delighted to hear from you.  

Desired skills

Have a natural passion/interest in sports turf management which must be shown in your application.

Have a sound understanding of health and safety principles

Personal qualities

  • Pride in your work
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Self - motivated

Desired qualifications

  • Math’s and English GCSE(or equivalent) at a minimum of a grade 2 (E) or above is desirable
  • Clean driving licence (desired but not essential)

Future prospects

  • Extensive employment benefits - including pension scheme, private healthcare, staff discount schemes, discretionary bonus scheme.  

Things to consider

  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise.
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Location

Newmarket

Weekly wage

£240

Working week

Monday to Friday Shifts TBC Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

20 months approx

Date posted

14 August 2019

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC001567328

Positions

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