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VACANCY: Matchday Control Room Radio Operator

19 May 2022


Job Title: Control Room Radio Operator
Department: Safety
Location: Coventry Building Society Arena
Reporting to: Head of Stewarding (CCFC) / Safety Officer (CBS Arena)
Hours of work: Home match days including evening, weekends and Bank Holidays
Application Closing Date: Ongoing

Coventry City Football Club is looking to recruit a Matchday Control Room Radio Operator to work on home matchdays.

Reporting to the Head of Stewarding and the Safety Officer, the successful candidate will work in a team of staff and ideally have some experience of working in a safety role previously.



To provide match day operation / liaison of Staff / stewards radio communications

We are looking for a proactive, alert, reliable match day control room 2way radio operator to work with control room staff taking radio calls from the stadium staff and supervisors pre, during and post-match.

To transfer messages where needed to the Safety team for their attention and await further instruction .

The role requires someone who is alert, vigilant and quick to respond and communicate messages to the safety staff and to contribute positively to the operations on match days and complete any associated paperwork/reports .


  • Will report directly to the Safety Officer in charge of the Control Room.
  • Will observe the highest standards of Health & Safety and not do anything to prejudice the health and safety of himself/herself or any Club employee or visitor.
  • Will attend all training sessions as required and achieve a Level 2 NVQ in Spectator Safety.
  • Will attend the Stadium at given dates and times as directed by the Head of Stewarding.
  • Maintain a smart in appearance and abide by the Club’s dress code, wear the issued personal protective clothing and be in possession of the Club Steward Safety Briefing Document.
  • Will attend pre-and post-match briefing/debriefing sessions and ensure all information is understood.

Person Specification: 

  • Must adhere to the highest standards of health and safety in the course of the role
  • Willing to learn and ability to interact positively with colleagues and fans
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible
  • Willing to work as part of a team
  • Must be trustworthy and reliable.
  • A strong work ethic.

Only candidates over 18 will be considered.


Coventry City FC is committed safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. We are committed to safer recruitment throughout the company. An enhanced DBS check and the receipt of satisfactory references are a requirement of the role.

This post requires Enhanced Criminal Records Checks and checks against the Barred Lists and is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).  Therefore, all convictions including spent convictions that have not been subject to filtering by the DBS should be declared.


Coventry City FC is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and its policies for recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or gender reassignment.

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.


  • Please read the job description and ensure that you meet the requirements of the role
  • Read the Privacy Policy
  • Please send a Covering Letter (or email) setting out your experience and why you would like to be a Match Day Control Room Operator, and a CV highlighting any relevant qualifications, along with the completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to  
  • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
  • Incomplete applications and those which do not meet the essential requirements of the role will not be considered.

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