Desert Springs Resort, Europe’s only international award-winning luxury family resort with its very own dedicated Cricket Ground with an eighteen (18) wicket square, constructed to ECB standards and Academy with twenty-four (24) grass wickets has been awarded venue accreditation from the International Cricket Council (ICC) to host official One Day International (ODI) and T20I matches.

A key element of the role will be in preparing playing surfaces, outfields, practice areas and cricket nets of all the cricket facilities at Desert Springs Resort to the highest possible standard.

You will be a skilled, experienced and proven Groundsperson.

You will have relevant experience within a First-Class county operation and a proven track record of preparing First-Class cricket pitches and practice nets.  You will also have the experience and confidence to instruct and to lead others.

An NVQ Level 3 in Amenity Horticulture (Sports Turf Management) is preferred but not essential.

If you would like to join us at Desert Springs Resort, please send your full CV and your covering letter by email to Nick Gaywood at: or contact Nick on 07793 558132 for any other information.


40 hours per week

Closing date:
Thursday, 2 December 2021 - 12:00pm

Competitive salary



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