Team Leader 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 role will embrace your turf management expertise with your passion for leadership. You will lead the team who manage our sportsfields and courts for the community.
We have a range of sports turf surfaces and courts which includes Porirua Park. This venue provides a training ground for international teams and holds many large events and fixtures.
You will be a hands-on team leader responsible for:
sports turf management
managing plans, schedules and change of season renovations
It would be fabulous if you have experience working with a wide range of sportsfields, courts, winter and summer codes and relationship management with sporting clubs & groups. You’ll have good up to date knowledge in all aspects of turf management practises while providing customer service excellence.
You’ll need to show us that you:
have a minimum level 4 sports turf qualification
have previous experience being an effective leader
demonstrated technical experience in sports turf preparation, maintenance and management
have effective communications skills - both written and spoken
have excellent organisational skills along with the ability to establish priorities and
have a clean Class 2 driver’s licence
growsafe with Approved Handler or Registered Chemical Applicator
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