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Job Title: Seasonal Assistant Grounds Person

Accountable to: Head Grounds Person

Contract: Full-time, fixed-term from 1st April 2022 until 30th September 2022

Hours: 40 hours per week to include weekends, evenings and bank holidays as required

Salary: Up to AED 5000 per month (or pro-rata)

Location: Eden Garden

Who We Are 

We Are Ajman Cricket Council! Ajman Cricket Council: one of the most successful first-class county cricket clubs of the past 10 years. Deeply rooted in our community since 1875, with a rich reputation for developing talent from across the region. Yet our vision stretches far beyond the local: we have global reach, with circa 900,000 social media followers from around the world and bold ambitions for success on the international field.

Our enviable facilities across UAE compliment the outstanding commercial opportunities our sporting profile presents. We are a 365-day venue: alongside hosting 50 days of cricket each year, we deliver numerous non-cricket related events, conferences, concerts and weddings, to name a few, with the determination to make our ground the primary sporting and business destination in the south-west.

We’re entering an exciting time at AJCC– the Covid-19 pandemic has required us to review our strategy and develop future plans to take the Club to new heights on and off the field. We are in a strong position to grow and achieve our ambitious goals which have ‘cricket at the heart and business on the mind’.

The Role

Are you keen to develop your grounds management skills and experience in a professional, first-class sporting environment? Would you like to be part of a highly successful, inclusive, committed and aspirational team?

If the answer to these questions is yes, we would love to hear from you.

We are searching for a seasonal Assistant Grounds Person for the 2022 season (April to September).

You will be assisting the Head Grounds person and wider grounds team in the preparation of all the pitches, nets and outfield of the CACG and TVSC to first class standards.

Our main requirements from you are a keen desire to learn about and contribute to the preparation and maintenance of first-class cricket pitches, commitment and the ability to work as a team member in a demanding environment where excellent results are required. You will likely have a passion for cricket pitches and sports turf maintenance, good attention to detail, be well organised and self-motivated. Your positive, can-do attitude and ability to form excellent working relationships supports you as a proactive team player. You take direction well but are also able to work on your own initiative when required. You are honest and reliable, flexible and adaptable with regards to working hours and patterns.

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To apply, please download and complete this application form and return to info@ajmancricketcouncil.com.