The Groundsman

April 2015

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IAPS Coeducational Preparatory Day School 540 pupils (age 3-13) GROUNDS PERSON REQUIRED WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Grounds Person to join the busy team at Crosfields School. The Grounds Estate consists of 42 acres of playing fields, sports pitches, golf course, meadow and woodland. The job requires an enthusiastic, reliable and energetic team player with 3 years' experience in the Sports Ground industry. Under the direction of the Senior Groundsman, the Grounds Person will undertake the preparation and maintenance of all playing surfaces, grounds and facilities to the highest possible standards. This is a full time, permanent post and is available for an immediate start. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience but will be competitive based on IoG pay scales. Further information is available on the IoG website. An application form and job specification are available for download at www. Completed Applications and a covering letter should be sent by email to the Estate Manager at: by 21st April 2015. Crosfields School is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS. Visit or contact the Bursar on (0118) 9862535 or by email: Crosfields School, Shinfield Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 9BL Grounds Supervisor Cardiff University Sport We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable individual who will assist the management and operation of grounds and associated services within Cardiff University. You will have the ability to deputise for the Grounds Manager, as required, assist in the day to day supervision and motivation of the grounds team, an ability to communicate with a wide range of people, and have experience of working as a grounds person, horticulturist, gardener or similar role within a customer focussed sport and / or leisure environment. You will also be required to have a valid, full, Group B driving licence. An appropriate qualification at NVQ 3, HND level or equivalent experience, preferably in grounds management or sport turf maintenance is desirable. This is a full time position, 35 hour per week. Salary: £18,031 - £20,198 per annum. The post is available from Monday 13th April 2015. Please contact Lynne Fowler on 029 2087 4750 or email for further information. Waterfield Solutions provide irrigation and water management services to the sports industry. Our clients range from Premiership Football Clubs to local bowls clubs. This is an exciting opportunity to join a young company as an Irrigation Engineer. Ideally experienced in irrigation systems you will initially work alongside our Installation Director on various UK sites. Once fully trained and experienced in our high standards you will be expected to manage installation projects of your own, occasionally this requires overnight stays away from home. Our projects often require us to install drainage, fencing and concrete bases etc. as such this is very much a ʻhands onʼ position and the successful applicant will be expected to undertake any element of the project as required. Company vehicle provided after initial period. Salary dependant on experience IRRIGATION ENGINEER CV and covering letter to Dean Waterfield RECRUITMENT 48 the Groundsman April 2015 TRACTORS Massey Ferguson 4345 Incl Gangs £15,000 Cushman Truck £3,000 Toro Workman 330 £3,250 Club Car Golf Buggy Petrol £1,250 TRIPLE MOWERS Allen 84 £ 1,950 Jacobsen 1900D £ 1,950 Jacobsen Greensking IV £ 1,400 Hayter LT324 £ 4,750 Ransomes 2130 £ 4,750 Jacobsen 1900D £ 3,250 Ransomes 2130 highway £ 5,250 Toro 2000D £ 5,250 Toro 3250D Greens Mower £ 3,250 Ransomes 2250 plus £ 5,950 FIVE MOWERS John Deere 3235A 5 Gang Fairway Mower £2,950 Ransomes 305 Mower (5 Gang) £5,950 Kesmac Gangs £2,250 Ransomes 3520 commander £8,750 TRAILED & MOUNTED CYLINDER MOWERS Huxley Hydraulic Gangs £ 1,750 2 x Ransomes 3 & 5 Wheel Driven £ POA Lloyds Gang Mowers £ 950 Ransomes 5/7 Gangs £ POA Ransomes Set 3 Trailed Gang Mowers £ 750 PEDESTRIAN MACHINES Dennis F650 £1,500 2 x Pedestrian Spikers £ 350 Toro Flex 21 £1,500 Lloyds Palladin £ 800 Allet Buffalo 24 Ped Mower £ 700 Ransomes Super Certes 51 & 61 From £ 1,350 Sisis Pedestrian Slitter £ 1,000 ROTARY MOWERS Toro 228D Rotary £3,250 Grillo Zero Turn (New) £6,750 Kilworth Rotary Finishing Mower £1,500 Rasnomes 3300 Rotary £8,500 MISCELLANEOUS Wiedenmann Terra Top Dresser £ 1,500 Dakota 410 Top dresser £ 7,950 Sisis 6ft Spiker Tractor Mounted £ 1,750 Port Agri Top Dresser £ 550 4ft Multi Slit £ 950 Poweroll Cricket Roller £ 4,250 Verti Drain 7117 £ 7,950 John Deere Towed Corer £ 2,250 8ft Seeder £ 4,000 Cushman Top Dresser £ 1,750 Amazone 210 Flail Collector £ 5,950 Amazone Slitter £ 750 Large selection of new and used tyres £ POA Large selection of spares £ POA Pedestrian Scarifier £ 450 Vicon Spreader £ 750 MISCELLANEOUS CONTINUED Scarifier Rake (New) £ 950 Immants shockwave £ 5,250 Cushman Harvester £ 1,000 Mcconnel top dresser £ 1,450 Kilworth Rotary Finishing Mower £ 1,500 Sissi Variseeder £ 950 Various Spares/Breaking-Go To Website NEW New Mid Deck Kubota £ 800 New Tractor Mounted Toppers From £ 625 New Tractor Mounted Finishing Mowers From £ 735 New Tractor Mounted Flail Mowers From £ 735 New 300 Ltr Sprayer £ 1,450 New Fertiliser Spinner 500ltr £ 575 New 1.5 Ton Tipping Trailer £ 1,150 New Transport Box £ 395 New 2 Ton Twin Axle Tipping Trailer £ 1,750 New Spring Tine Harrows GH £ 550 Agrifab-Roller, Sweeper & Spikers £ 1,100 All Prices Subject To VAT l Other Machines In Stock l Export Welcome l All Machines Warranted l Free Delivery l l l Visit for more information and digital editions

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