We’re hiring….

Facilities Operative, Plumpton Racecourse

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our great team here at Plumpton Racecourse, situated in the heart of the East Sussex countryside and at the foot of the South Downs. Working as part of a small but passionate team, you will be responsible for the ongoing maintenance and upkeep of the site as well as assisting the groundstaff team with the course and estate management.

The role is varied and so you must be able to turn your hand to a variety of different tasks and utilise various different skillsets, although training can be offered to the right candidate in the right areas. Flexible working hours may be required and the ability to work as part of a small team is a must, although individual working will also be required.

Plumpton Racecourse is a hidden gem in the world of horseracing. The thrill of jump racing, the joy of a win, delicious food and drink, and stunning rural backdrop provide a memorable sporting experience for everyone from novice to racing expert. Plumpton races 17 times a year from September through to May, and with a track just over a mile round, we offer greatviewing of the whole course. You are also likely to be rubbing shoulders with the UK’s top trainers and jockeys who regularly come to Plumpton, and we are renowned as a nursery ground for the equine stars of the future. Plumpton Racecourse also boasts an extensive estate and many hospitality facilities, which makes the racecourse an ideal venue for Weddings, banqueting and Events.

Your role will primarily involve the upkeep of the facilities on site and so room set-up, maintenance skills, log keeping, supporting the groundstaff team, painting and the like are all part of the position. The position is also likely to evolve over time as excitingly, it is a new position.

We look forward to receiving applications from candidates who have a ‘can do’ attitude, desire to succeed and embrace working as part of a small and dynamic team. If you wish to apply for this role, please send a covering letter and a copy of your CV to: daniel@plumptonracecourse.co.uk . If you would like a copy of the job description, please email the same address or click the link below.

Click Here - Job Description

Closing Date for applications is 5pm Friday 25th October 2019.



Raceday Groundstaff, Plumpton Racecourse.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our great team here at Plumpton Racecourse, situated in the heart of the East Sussex countryside and at the foot of the South Downs. Working as part of a small but passionate team, you will be a part of the team that looks after the racecourse and all activities on the track on a raceday.

The role is part-time and largely based on a raceday (17 per season from September to May) although from time to time you may be asked to come to the racecourse for extra hours outside the raceday itself. The jobs required on a raceday are vast and varied and so flexibility is required. Groundstaff and agricultural skills are desirable, but not necessary and anyone with a positive and can-do attitude with availability on racedays will be considered.

Plumpton Racecourse is a hidden gem in the world of horseracing. The thrill of jump racing, the joy of a win, delicious food and drink, and stunning rural backdrop provide a memorable sporting experience for everyone from novice to racing expert. Plumpton races 17 times a year from September through to May, and with a track just over a mile round, we offer great viewing of the whole course.  You are also likely to be rubbing shoulders with the UK’s top trainers and jockeys who regularly come to Plumpton, and we are renowned as a nursery ground for the equine stars of the future. Plumpton Racecourse also boasts an extensive estate and many hospitality facilities, which makes the racecourse an ideal venue for Weddings, banqueting and Events.

Your role is essential to the racedays success and the roles that we need covering include but are not limited too fence attendant, gate attendant, treading in, frost cover roll-out and upkeep of the track. We’d also be delighted to hear from you if you had any skills with regards to woodwork, tractor driving and groundsmanship.

We look forward to receiving applications from candidates who have a ‘can do’ attitude, desire to succeed and like horse racing or being part of a team that puts on great events.

If you wish to apply for this role, please send a short covering letter to: daniel@plumptonracecourse.co.uk . If you would like a copy of the job description, please e-mail the same address.

Closing Date for applications is 5pm Friday 25th October 2019.