Join our team at Sophia Gardens Cardiff

The home of Glamorgan Cricket plays host to many prestigious and exciting events all year round, including international and domestic cricket fixtures, music concerts, dinners, award ceremonies, conferences and more.

Please note the following when applying for roles with Glamorgan CCC:

Applications should be made by email to tracy.cox@glamorgancricket.co.uk unless stated otherwise

  • Please ensure you have the relevant skills and experience for the post before applying
  • Applications must include a CV and covering letter. There is no application form process
  • Applications should be submitted in PDF format, however Word format will be accepted


CURRENT VACANCIES:

 

Grounds Person

Job Title: Grounds Person

Reports To: The Head Grounds Person

Salary: Competitive Salary

Contract: Fixed term between 30th March 2020 and 30th September 2020

Hours: To fit in with the demands of the business (there will also be a requirement for additional hours on match days and weekends)      
 

  1. Purpose of Job
  • To assist the Head Grounds Person in the preparation of all the pitches , nets and outfield of the stadium to first class and International Standard and its outgrounds.
  1. Principal Responsibilities
  • Assisting with the preparation and maintenance of the playing surfaces, outfield and practice facilities at the stadium to first class and international standards
  • Assisting and taking direction from the Head Grounds Person in placing and removing covering and surface water from the playing area for all matches played at the stadium
  • Assisting with the setup of practice nets and practice facilities
  • To ensure that all turf machinery used at the stadium is well kept, cleaned and maintained in good condition and to ensure that all breakdowns are reported without delay so that corrective action can be taken
  • To be willing to learn from others and have an open minded approach to all matters concerning the preparation of pitches
  • To be a good time keeper and willing to work long hours, weekends and bank holidays due to the nature of the job
  • Take direction from the Head Grounds Person and fulfil any reasonable requests or duties required
  • To assist the Head Grounds Person in keeping a safe working environment at all times
  • To work closely with the Head Grounds Person and all other members of the department to deliver high operational standards within the stadium and its out grounds

Person Specification

  1. Qualifications and Experience (desirable but not essential)
  • Be in possession of a clean EU driving licence
  • Be prepared to undertake any training courses or further qualifications for the purpose of the job
  1. Personal Qualities
  • Possess a passion for sports turf maintenance
  • Demonstrate a positive and professional attitude and appearance
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have the ability to build positive relationships and work as part of a strong team
  • Ability to work under pressure and to work alone when required
  • Understand the seasonal nature of the role and flexibility with regards to working long hours, evenings, weekends and bank holidays

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Regional Director of Women’s Cricket – Western Storm

Women’s & girls’ cricket is set to be transformed as part of the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) exciting strategy to Inspire Generations.

The Regional Director of Women’s Cricket role is an exciting opportunity to establish and lead a senior team and academy for the Region and to work collaboratively to deliver an accessible and inclusive player pathway which is underpinned by a thriving recreational game.

About Western Storm

Following on from four successful years in the Kia Super League, Western Storm has proudly become a household name across the South West. With existing strong links across the region, Western Storm has left an excellent legacy of programmes encouraging participation and support for women’s and girl’s cricket.

Five counties (Cornwall, Devon, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire) in the South West, and Wales have joined forces to lead the way in collaborative working for the greater benefit of performance and recreational cricket across our vast region.

With Western Storm’s existing legacy and the ECB’s new wider game strategy to Transform Women’s and Girls Cricket, this key appointment represents a substantial and exciting opportunity to play your part in both continuing and driving female cricket forward across our region.

Principle Responsibilities:

The Regional Director of Women’s Cricket will provide leadership and strategic direction in the following key areas:

  • Regional Senior Team
  • Regional Academy
  • Participation and Growth

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Extensive experience of delivering strategy through innovative and engaging interventions
  • Experience and skills in budgeting, planning, programming, organisation and monitoring of key strategic priorities
  • Knowledge of best practice principles underpinning talent development environments

Personal Attributes:

  • A clear passion for changing lives and making a difference through sport
  • High standards of personal and professional integrity
  • High levels of energy and enthusiasm
  • Resilience and a strong drive to deliver outstanding results
  • Honesty and openness
  • An appetite to constantly seek improvement in all aspects of work

Western Storm is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our services.

To download the full job description, please click here. Due to the nature of this role and the substantial travel requirements for the region, a full, clean driving licence is essential. The successful applicant will also appreciate the varied working hours for this post which will include evenings and weekends in line with fixtures and coaching requirements.

To Apply:

If you feel you have the experience, skills and passion for both continuing and growing Western Storm across our region, with the strong desire to take women’s and girl’s cricket to the next level, please submit a written application. Your application should include a covering letter (specific to the job description and job advert) and CV outlining why you should be considered for the role. Please send applications to: recruitment@westernstorm,co.uk. The closing date for applications is Monday February 3rd, 2020 with interviews to be held at The Bristol County Ground during w/c 10th February 2020.

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If you would like to express your interest in joining please send your CV and covering letter by email to: tracy.cox@glamorgancricket.co.uk