Cricket Grounds Person
Recreational Services
Gisborne, NZ
3d ago

Do you have a passion for sports and an interest in sport turf management?

We are on the lookout for a groundsman responsible for maintaining the Gisborne sportsfields and cricket pitches. Reporting to the Operations Manager, this role involves working closely with clients and key stakeholders to achieve quality outcomes on the ground, managing and maintaining the highest standards of playing surfaces and their surroundings to meet contract specifications.

A mechanical aptitude in the use of mowers, tractors and turf related equipment and the ability to be flexible in your availability.

This is a great opportunity for applicants who enjoy a daily hands-on approach to achieve deadlines and exceed client expectations.

We are seeking candidates who have a passion for sports turf and cricket pitch preparation, and ideally have a Level 3 or 4 New Zealand Sports Turf Management qualification or equivalent and have previous experience in turf maintenance, including line marking, spraying operations, mowing or operating other machinery is desirable.

As a business Recreational Services has developed a special culture where we work to uphold our values through professionalism, ownership of what we say and do, supporting and valuing our people and continually growing our knowledge.

Take a look at the attached video to see a bit more about who we are and what we love doing.

Success Factors

  • You will be passionate about sports turf (especially cricket pitches), have energy to burn, and be self-driven
  • Strong attention to detail with well-planned organisational skills and the ability to work autonomously
  • Be able to demonstrate a positive attitude and behaviours towards working safely
  • Have the desire and enthusiasm for ensuring that every job they complete is of top quality
  • Desire to deliver outstanding customer service
  • Have the ability to work within a team and autonomously
  • Be flexible to work weekends, especially during the cricket season
  • A current full Drivers Licence with WTR's endorsement
  • Be reliable and committed to being part of a wider team with strong work ethics
  • Here's what we can offer you

  • Salaried remuneration with regular work hours Monday to Friday
  • Be a part of our family orientated company which cares about their people
  • We offer training and a high level of Health and Safety for all our employees.
  • Future opportunities for longer term roles can be available for the right people.
  • This is a great opportunity to work outside and enjoy the Gisborne spring and summer.

    If you have the right skills, energy and experience, then we want to hear from you. To apply for this role, click 'apply' and you will be redirected to our website to register your application.

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