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VACANCY: Head Of Maintenance

26 July 2023

Club News

VACANCY: Head Of Maintenance

26 July 2023

An exciting position has become available for an experienced Head of maintenance within Oldham Athletic Football Club, primarily based within Boundary Park Stadium, Oldham.

Job Role: Head of Maintenance

Location: Boundary Park/Chapel Road Training Ground

Hours: Full Time 37.5 hours per week inc evenings / weekends when required

Salary: Competitive

An exciting position has become available for an experienced Head of maintenance within Oldham Athletic Football Club, primarily based within Boundary Park Stadium, Oldham.

You will be a hard-working, honest, dependable, self-motivated person responsible for stadium maintenance/cleaning, willing to uphold the ethos and support the aims and values of Oldham Athletic Football Club.

Main Responsibilities (but not limited to)


• Opening and closing, unlocking, and locking of the stadium and training ground when required

• Open and close the stadium for evening use at times arranged by the club

• Monitoring and administering CCTV system

• Un-setting and setting of stadium alarm systems

• Responding to, and resetting of, the stadium alarms, liaising with the police and alarm company

• Checking and securing the premises subsequent to out of hours intruder alarm activation

• Register as main Key Holder and be the first point of contact in an emergency callout situation

• Overall security of the stadium premises including the locking of all windows, doors, and gates.

• You may be called out at unsociable hours or at weekends to deal with security problems make emergency repairs or allow access to any contractor who may be working on the site


Upkeep and general care of the stadium

Sweep and pick up litter and be responsible for the removal of all debris from paths, carparks, walk ways and all stands

• Carry out minor repairs to property, fixtures, fittings, and equipment, which are not beyond the scope of an unskilled handyman

• Drawing the attention of the appropriate authorities, via the Head of Stadium Operations, to any repairs or maintenance work, which is beyond the competence and responsibility of maintenance staff

• Directing workmen and contractors to the sites of repair and maintenance work and inspecting the work of contractors where there is a requirement to sign a satisfaction note

• Checking damage/security every morning on arrival at the premises

• Assist in the preparation of the stadium for events

• Receive and check goods and supplies and take them to the appropriate place for storage

• Test all alarms weekly and Maintain test register

• Report any defects of building, furniture, fittings and equipment to the Head of Stadium Operations

• Make safe any hazards and ensure that the area is cordoned off

• Keep paths, entrances free of ice and snow to ensure the safety of fans, staff, and visitors.


• Noting, monitoring, and reporting any defects in the stadium to the Head of Stadium Operations

• Meet regularly with the Head of Stadium Operations re: Health and Safety issues and Building Maintenance

• Report to the Senior Management Team as necessary

• Monitor the work of contractors working on site

• Heating, Lighting and Water

• Ensure that all lights and heating are working effectively

• Read Gas, Electric and Water metres as required

• Monitoring and setting of heating controls and boilers

• Be aware of the location of all stopcocks, gas and electricity meters and read meters as


• Ensure that the boiler house is tidy and that no flammable material is stored there

• Any other work requested by, and deemed appropriate by, the Head

of Stadium Operations and the CEO by agreement with the Head of Maintenance.

You will require a full, valid UK driving licence and access to a suitable vehicle.

To Apply

If you're interested in this role, please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV and cover letter to:

The deadline for applications is 5.00pm on Wednesday 9 August 2023.

Please note if successful you will be required to attend an interview with the hiring manager within 1 week of the closing date.

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