Location idverde UK, Warwick
Hours per week 40
Job Reference RAF0008282
Salary Competitive depending on experience
Job Type Permanent

Grounds Maintenance Operatives - Sports (Warwick)

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our team as Grounds Maintenance Operatives focused on sports facilities. The ideal candidates will have a passion for sports turf management, a keen eye for detail, and a proactive attitude towards maintaining high-quality playing surfaces. We have a variety of different roles from Apprentices wanting to learn everything through to experienced grounds maintenance professionals wanting to further their careers, full training and support will be provided to all candidates.

Who are we?

idverde is a leading company in landscaping and environmental services, committed to crafting and maintaining stunning outdoor spaces. With a strong focus on innovation, sustainability, and client satisfaction, idverde has a proven track record of successfully delivering projects, including our major contract with Warwick District Council. As we expand our team, we are looking for someone who is passionate about our local community as we are.

Warwick, nestled in the heart of England, boasts a rich tapestry of history, culture, and natural beauty that makes it truly remarkable. Home to the stunning Warwick Castle, a medieval fortress steeped in centuries of tales and legends. Beyond its historic landmarks, Warwick is surrounded by picturesque countryside providing ample opportunities for outdoor recreation and exploration. The town’s vibrant cultural scene, with its eclectic mix of festivals, markets, and events, showcases the community’s creativity and diversity. You can be part of maintaining this amazing place for the benefit of the whole community.

Are you what we are looking for?

Are you passionate about sports and dedicated to ensuring that sports facilities are maintained to the highest standards? Are you a team player with excellent communication skills and a proactive approach to problem-solving? If so, you could be the perfect fit for these roles. We welcome applications from individuals who share our commitment to delivering exceptional service and creating welcoming environments for sports enthusiasts.

Key duties for the roles include:

  • Mowing and maintaining sports pitches to professional standards
  • Line marking and pitch preparation for various sports activities
  • Renovation and repair of sports turf surfaces, including scarification and aeration
  • Weed and pest control on sports fields
  • Maintenance of sports equipment and facilities, such as goalposts and nets
  • Assisting with the setup and breakdown of sports events and tournaments
  • General grounds maintenance tasks as required, including litter picking and hedge trimming.


Sports Operative Level 3 – Competitive depending on experience

You will have previous sports turf experience, hold a level 3 horticultural or sports qualification with PA1, PA2 and PA6 qualifications being desirable.

Sports Operative Level 2 – Up to £12.00 per hour

You will hold a level 2 horticulture or sports qualification or relevant experience.

Sports Apprentice – National Apprentice pay band

You will have a passion and commitment to learn all there is to know about sports turf management while gaining experience on the job.

Joining our team as a Grounds Maintenance Operative dedicated to sports facilities offers not only the opportunity to contribute to the local community’s active lifestyle but also a range of benefits and rewards designed to support your personal and professional growth.

If you are ready to make a positive impact and become part of our dynamic team, apply now to start your journey with us!


  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme of up to 6% (employer-matched) after 3 months service
  • Access to our Health and Wellbeing Support Programme (EAP)
  • Annual and monthly colleague recognition schemes with rewards to be won!
  • A range of flexible benefits, including retail discounts, volunteering policies, and financial wellbeing support