Turf Tradesperson

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Resumes can be sent to peopleandculture@etihadstadium.com.au


Company Name: 
Melbourne Stadiums Limited
Position Type: 
Full Time

Reporting to the Arena Manager, this position within the arena team plays a critical role in the successful delivery of events at the venue. The position is also involved in our fulfillment of turf maintenance contracts at WBFC.

This role requires a qualified turf professional with experience and a wealth of practical skills in all turf maintenance operations.  The Turf Tradesperson is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and preparation of the arena under instruction from the Arena Manager and/or Head of Arena Management.

Key Responsibilities

• Work within the arena department to produce a high quality arena surface for all venue hirers
• Implementation and safe use of the SGL Concept
• Oversee all turf replacement for the venue and ensure our quality standards are met
• Oversee any contractors working on the arena and ensure all tasks are completed with minimal impact on the arena surface
• Ensure that all arena turf practices by the venue are compliant with OH&S and EPA requirements
• Accurate presentation of line marking and sponsors grass signage for all venue hirers
• Accurate completion of all required documentation

Other Duties

• Perform various other duties as required



• Head of Arena Management
• Arena Manager
• All arena and casual staff involved in arena maintenance
• MSL Event Day Manager
• MSL Staff


• AFL Match Day Official


Knowledge & Skills

• Experience with all general turf maintenance equipment
• Experience in the application of agrichemicals and fertilisers
• Familiar with OH&S requirements
• Preparedness to work flexible hours including weekends
• Basic levels of computer literacy


• Possess a turf management technical qualification
• Manual Driver’s license
• Forklift and Medium Rigid Truck License favorable

Competencies, Behaviors & Attributes

• Positively works to and actively demonstrate MSL’s workplace values
• Service focused
• Passion for the events industry

We work within the entertainment industry creating brilliant experiences for our patrons and as such, flexibility in hours is required with this position including evenings, weekends and public holidays.

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