Manager Turf

Our city is changing and we need skilled people to help make that happen. Working for Porirua City is an opportunity for you to make a real difference in the community. You’ll be welcomed into a team that’s collaborative, values input and empowers your development. To top it off, the harbour and bush are at your doorstep; it’s the perfect place to work.

The Manager Turf is responsible for the daily operational management of our city’s sportfields (natural & synthetic) and mowing throughout the city. You will be responsible for looking after Porirua Park where we have regional, national and international events, concerts, fixtures and trainings. The Manager Turf will also be responsible for:

  • providing effective leadership of staff members through coaching, mentoring and encouraging team members to achieve work targets

  • ensuring operationally services are current best practice through continuous business improvement

  • building excellent working relationships across the business and with Clubs and RSO’s

  • financial forecasts and reporting and ensure work is completed within set budgets

We are seeking an effective leader to manage our sportsfield and mowing teams.  You will enjoy working closely with clubs and regional sports organisations so strong relationship management skills are essential. You’ll need to show us that you:

  • have proven experience in effective leadership and be exceptional at planning work for a big and busy team

  • have a relevant qualification in sports turf management and sports turf management skills

  • have strong and credible communication and relationship management skills

  • have a working knowledge of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015

  • put a customer focus at the heart of everything you do

  • are a self-starter who can also work effectively as part of a team and contribute to the performance of the Parks Operations

For more information please contact Julian Emeny on 027 257 6835. Applications close on Sunday 30 June 2019.


Permanent Full Time

Job no: FKAH94551

Location: Porirua

Closing Date: Sunday, 30 June 2019