Groundsman/Track Assistant

About the role:

Working as part of a team to deliver safe greyhound racing in a friendly environment. Ensuring GBGB and local rules of racing are followed at all times.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and presenting the racing surface. Ensuring the safety of greyhounds, staff and trainers.

  • Maintenance of plant & machinery.


Essential Skills:

  • Team working

  • Working to deadlines

  • Comfortable working outside in all weathers

  • Comfortable working with dogs

  • Reliable

  • Trustworthy


Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Tractor driving (training can be provided)

  • Previous experience in a similar role.

  • Qualification in Animal Welfare (desirable not essential)


Working Hours:

Mixture of the below shifts

  • Monday 09.00-16.00

  • Tuesday 09.00-16.00

  • Wednesday 08.30-14.00/14.00-22.00

  • Thursday 09.00-16.00

  • Friday 08.30-14.00

  • Saturday 06.00-11.00

  • Sunday 08.30-14.00


All relevant training will be provided.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £10.00-£11.50 per hour depending on experience