Turf Specialist - Ref 088
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has what it takes to succeed in a dynamic and challenging role. This is a specialist role within a large team which manages the delivery of a wide range of maintenance activities. Reporting to the Team Leader Turf for day to day activities, the Turf Specialist has responsibility for ensuring the quality delivery of service level standards as they are established.
The successful candidate will have:
- Demonstrated understanding and an appreciation of the importance of efficiently and effectively maintaining the open space, public land and reserve areas within the Kapiti District.
- A National Certificate in Sports Turf – Level 4, and experience in the preparation of cricket wickets, other summer sports and winter sports pitches.
- The ability to operate and maintain mowing equipment and hold a current and valid NZ Driver Licence for the class(es) of vehicle that may be required in this role.
- As mixing and spraying of chemicals is a requirement of the role, a current and valid GrowSafe Certificate and HSNO Approved Handler are an advantage.
Working for the Kāpiti Coast District Council means being part of a caring, dynamic and effective customer-focused team who make a positive difference in the community we serve. If you’d like to be part of the team, contact us now.
Please find the job description here.
Enquiries about this position should be directed to Chris Heenan, Parks and Reserves Supervisor on 04 296 4754 or free phone 0800 486 486.
Applicants will need to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including drug and alcohol screening and police, criminal history and credit checks. Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.
Applications close 12.00 noon, Wednesday 21 April 2021. Please email your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application, Criminal History Check, Credit Check and Police Vet forms, copy of your work visa (if applicable) and Drivers Licence marked “Turf Specialist – Ref 088” to [email protected]