Groundsperson

QLD
Close Date
28/05/2017
Please login to apply for this position.
Contact Details

Malcolm Caddies, Grounds Manager, Suncorp Stadium
(07) 3331 5000

Company Name: 
Stadiums Queensland
Position Type: 
Full Time
Description

OUR ORGANISATION
Suncorp Stadium is arguably Australia’s best rectangular sport and entertainment venue. The 52,500 seat venue offers a showcase for Rugby League, Rugby Union, Football and outdoor concerts. The design brings spectators close to the playing field, producing an atmosphere commensurate with the stadiums’ reputation as ‘the Cauldron’.

THE ROLE
The Groundsperson is responsible for the preparation, maintenance and presentation of Suncorp Stadium grounds for all events.
• Assist in the preparation of fields of play for international and national events.
• Set up and breakdown of events.
• Mow fields of play and other grassed areas to standard.
• Maintain watering regimes under instruction.
• Apply herbicides and pesticides in accordance with MSDS.
• Identify risk and contribute to a positive Workplace Health and Safety culture.

THE DESIRABLES
• Proven experience in greenkeeping, horticulture or turf preparation and practices will be considered favourably.
• Recognised competency in a relevant filed (i.e. Certificate III in Horticulture or Greenkeeping).

WORKING FOR STADIUMS QUEENSLAND
Suncorp Stadium is a venue of Stadiums Queensland and is operated by AEG Ogden. Stadiums Queensland has been established by the state to operate and promote major sporting venues and recreation facilities. We rely on our core values of teamwork, integrity, respect, trust and service to drive our mission, building better venue experiences. Stadiums Queensland is a great place to work that nurtures, develops and inspires excellence and celebrates success. Not only can Stadiums Queensland offer you a valuable opportunity to be involved in the many facets of work required to deliver some of Queensland's most impressive sporting and entertainment events, we provide an employee assistance program and offer competitive remuneration and entitlements.

HOW TO APPLY
To be considered for this position you will be required to outline your suitability for the Selection Criteria. For a full Position Description including Selection Criteria, please visit www.stadiums.qld.gov.au/Careers-at-SQ to be re-directed to the vacancy.

Applications close 5:00pm Friday, 26 May 2017.

AGCSA Partner Recognition Program