Mitie Jobs 2023 – Team Lead

  • Full Time
  • Brighton

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Mitie was founded in 1987, Mitie is the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company, looking after a large, diverse, blue-chip customer base, from banks and retailers, to hospitals, schools and government offices. Mitie has over 77,000 people, 100+ office locations, and thousands of customers across the country, there’s no limit to what you can achieve if you work for us.

Sports Ground Team Lead

Job Description

The preparation and maintenance of sports playing surfaces to a high standard to include; cricket, athletics,

tennis, rugby, football, ATP, and add hock events and estate duties as directed by the Grounds Manager.

Maintenance duties are to include both mechanical and manual operations and will cover the broad spectrum

of Sport ground Industry maintenance operations.

Responsible for the health and safety of themselves, their work colleagues and others who may be affected by

their activity, working in accordance with the safety policies of Sussex Estates Facilities.

Key Tasks

As a Sports Ground Maintenance Operative you will be responsible undertaking:

  • Cricket pitch preparation and maintenance; mowing, scarifying, rolling, marking and autumn renovations
  • Football and Rugby Mowing, aeration, scarifying and fertilising; tractor mounted machinery.
  • Line marking; Initial setting out and mark and weekly over marking
  • Brushing sand dressed artificial surfaces
  • Seasonal Leaf clearing & Daily litter picking and debris clearance.
  • Goal post/ Rugby post erection and dismantling, equipment maintenance and storage.
  • Undertake snow clearing and salt spreading.
  • Roping off and preparing for events

To operate machinery in a safe and effective manner in accordance with operators manuals with due regard to

Health and Safety instructions and Risk Assessments.

Clean and maintain machinery and equipment to a high standard and order.

Training and Communication

  • To communicate effectively with colleagues and management
  • To adhere to Sussex Estates Facilities policies and procedures
  • To attend all induction and training courses as requested


This job description is not exhaustive and the potholder may be required to undertake other appropriate

duties and projects from time to time.

Personal Profile


Good basic education with evidence of numerical and English language skills.


Health and Safety at Work.

Full Driving Licence.


NVQ Level 2 Sports Turf,

IOG National Technical Cert.

First Aid at Work.


Practical experience of working in a Sports maintenance role, hands on team working

Skills and Knowledge

Good working knowledge of fine turf maintenance operations

Good working knowledge of the safe operation and repair of sports ground equipment and plant.

Good time management skills and demonstrable ability to work well in a team and independently

Good understanding of the importance of maintaining the sports complex to a very high standard for

the benefit of students, staff and visitors.

Personal Qualities

Positive approach and able to respond to deadlines and meet the many needs of a diverse site, with mixed

departmental need and logistical requirements.

Responsive to onsite customers requests in a positive and effective way.

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