Groundsman - Christchurch

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We are on the lookout for a groundsman to be responsible for maintaining the Christchurch sportsfields. Reporting to the Turf 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, line markers 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 ideally have a Level 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.

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
  • Be reliable and committed to being part of a wider team with strong work ethics

 Here’s what we can offer you

  • To belong to a unique, family orientated company which cares about their people
  • The opportunity to give back to the community
  • An annual tool allowance and $300 annual wellness benefit
  • Performance-based salaries that are reviewed annually
  • We are committed to developing our people and offer opportunities for internal and external training
  • Potential opportunity for internal and external training 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a passionate and enthusiastic team, so if your skills and experience match, then we want to hear from you. To apply for this role, click 'apply' or email your CV to hr@rs.kiwi.nz  

 

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