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.
Closing Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2017