Position Details
Reference Number 18827
Position Title Sports Turf Groundsperson & Tractor Operator
Employment Type Permanent
Department Parks & Gardens
Location Parks Office, 268-270 Banksia Street, Bellfield 3081
Salary $66,000.07
Hours 38.00
Position Summary

Do you love working outdoors?


Our Parks and Open Space Department is looking for a suitably qualified Sports Turf Groundsperson and Tractor Operator to join their team.


Under the direction of the Sports Fields & Open Space Assets Coordinator you will undertake duties relevant to the care and maintenance of sports fields, ground surrounds and their associated assets while ensuring the use of sound turf practices and principles that will deliver programmed and requested works to specification.



To be successful you will have:


  • Knowledge of turf management practices and machinery that relate to the maintenance of turf
  • Certificate 3 in Turf Management or relevant experience
  • Relevant competencies in the safe operation of Front End Loader
  • Knowledge in irrigation system operation and maintenance
  • Knowledge of turf wicket and croquet green preparation
  • Understanding of/or aptitude for maintenance and operation of machinery including tractors & attachments
  • Strong understanding of OH&S policies and requirements
  • Medium Rigid Drivers’ License
  • Completed White Card Training
  • Current Driver’s licence
  • Agricultural Chemical User Permit desirable

A pre employment functional capacity assessment is required.

Evidence of COVID vaccinations will be required.



We are offering:

  • Attractive salary $66,000.07 plus super
  • Permanent full time 76 hours per fortnight with fortnightly RDO
  • Access to learning and development opportunities and range a of health and wellbeing initiatives.
  • Based at Parks Office, 268-270 Banksia Street, Bellfield 3081



For more information about this position please access a copy of the position description via the link below or to discuss your suitability, we encourage you to contact Tim Brocksopp Sportsfields Supervisor on Tel: 0466323005 for a confidential conversation. 



To apply for this position, please include your resume and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description. For more information on how to apply, please refer to the Application Guidelines via the link below.


Applications Close 11.45pm on: Sunday 24 October 2021.


Banyule City Council is a child safe organisation and an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Contact Person Tim Brocksopp
Contact Number 0466323005
Contact Email tim.brocksopp@banyule.vic.gov.au
Closing Date 24/10/2021
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