Sportsground Maintenance Officer

VIC
Close Date
09/06/2018
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Contact Details

Luke Armstrong (Sportsground Coordinator) City of Kingston 0400 995 913

Company Name: 
City of Kingston
Position Type: 
Full Time
Salary: 
$55k - $60k
Description

Kingston’s Parks Team is seeking an energetic and self-motivated individual to assist with the maintenance and development of Council’s sportsgrounds and assets. As a Sportsground Maintenance Officer your role will be to perform a range of turf maintenance tasks in a team environment to improve and maintain the surface quality of warm season sports ovals throughout the municipality.

Based at our depot in Braeside, your key responsibility is to deliver the department’s turf maintenance program, including yearly sportsground renovations and associated change over tasks required between sport seasonal transitions.

Key tasks include the operation and maintenance of a tractor and turf specific implements including aerators, dethatchers and a boom spray unit. Ongoing auditing and maintenance of councils Rainbird irrigation system is also an integral requirement of this role.

The successful candidate will have experience and/or qualifications in turf management and hold a current manual Victorian Driver’s License.

As an employee of the City of Kingston you will have access to ongoing professional development and a range of employee benefits designed to promote a positive work/life balance, including social club events, wellbeing initiatives, discounted gym membership and health insurance.

If you have the skills, abilities and attitude to take on this position, we would like to hear from you. A copy of the position description is attached to apply head to our website www.kingston.vic.gov.au.

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