Qualified Greenkeeper

VIC
Close Date
29/01/2018
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Contact Details

A Position Description is available on http://www.monash.vic.gov.au/jobs/index.htm or by contacting Tania Hanisch on 9518 3788.  For further job specific enquiries contact Marcus Ballard on 0411 560 558.

Company Name: 
City of Monash
Position Type: 
Full Time
Salary: 
$56,824 to $62,026 pa (Band 3) plus overtime
Description

• 38 hour standard work week, plus rostered weekend work
• Glen Waverley and Oakleigh Golf Courses
• Local Government

Located in the heart of Melbourne’s leafy eastern suburbs, the City of Monash is one of the most culturally diverse cities in Victoria. It has a mix of high quality residential, commercial and industrial development and extensive educational and recreational facilities.

A vacancy exists for a motivated person to work in the Horticultural Services Department as part of the Golf Course Maintenance team working at the Glen Waverley and Oakleigh golf courses, as part of a highly motivated and passionate crew.

Key responsibilities will include:
• Scheduled maintenance of the golf courses using sound turf management practices
• Regular communication and feedback of course condition, with a proactive work ethic

Candidates are required to have the following skills and qualifications:
• Formal qualification at Certificate 3 level in turf management or equivalent and relevant experience and/or skills commensurate with the work requirements will be considered
• Experience in Turf management and an ability to give direction, as well as work autonomously
• Experience in the practices and processes involved in the annual planning and delivery of a golf course cultural/nutrition program
• Ability to identify, prevent and rectify nutritional/soil deficiencies as well as seasonal pest, weed and fungal problems as they occur
• Excellent customer service and communication skills
• A pleasant demeanour and able to build successful relationships in a small yet energetic team environment

Benefits:
• Membership to the AGCSA and encouragement to develop knowledge/skills
• 12 RDO’s per annum
• Access to Council employee offers including discount gym memberships, private health insurance and a study assistance program
• A friendly team environment where innovation and inclusion are encouraged


A Position Description is available on http://www.monash.vic.gov.au/jobs/index.htm or by contacting Tania Hanisch on 9518 3788.  For further job specific enquiries contact Marcus Ballard on 0411 560 558.

If you feel you meet the above criteria and look forward to working in a dynamic environment within a passionate Turf Management team, we would encourage you to apply.

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