Machine Operator Sportsfields


Permanent Full Time

Working for Porirua City is an opportunity for you to make a real difference in the community. You’ll be part of a team that’s collaborative, values input and empowers your development.

This exciting new role will embrace your machinery and small plant expertise with your eye for detail. You will be part of the team that maintains the grass and surrounds on our sportsfields to have them looking good for our community’s sport.

This role will have you working throughout the city on all our sportsfields including Porirua Park.

You will be responsible for:

  • maintaining the grass around the surrounds of our sportsfields and other high profile parks

  • ensuring our sportsfields are well presented and tidy

  • following a plan of works

  • being the back-up driver to our large mowing tractor

It would be fabulous if you have experience working with a range of small plant, machinery and ride on mowers or tractors. You might have some knowledge in aspects of turf management but willing to learn and get qualified.

You’ll need to show us that you:

  • have a clean Class 2 driver’s licence

  • have previous experience with ride on mowers or tractors

  • have a growsafe qualification

  • are self-motivated and able to work unsupervised

  • follow processes and will maintain and keep our tractor & gear clean

As this is a safety sensitive role pre-employment testing is required

Come and join our Parks team and be part of our welcoming and engaging environment. Please contact Dan Hooper on (04) 237 1493 for more information. Applications need to be received via our Careers Portal by Wednesday 26 July 2017.

Location: Porirua

Closing Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

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Job no: GNAE74271