Field Staff - Turf - New Plymouth District Council

We're looking for an enthusiastic and passionate individual to join our Turf team. The New Plymouth District Council's Parks and Open Spaces team is charged with the care and maintenance of the Parks and Reserves network across New Plymouth.

This full-time, permanent role works within the turf culture operations in the areas of sports grounds and general reserves. The position requires carrying out routine mowing and improvements over a range of sites and other teams. Preference is given if you have experience in the turf industry with mowing and related equipment. A current driver's licence is a requirement and the ideal candidate would also hold an HT licence or working towards a HT licence.

Our ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Passion for the industry of turf culture
  • Willingness to learn and apply a wide range of practical industry skills
  • A great team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A health and safety focus
  • The 'can do - will do' attitude
  • Physical capabilities that will suit the demands of nature and this type of work

Why Taranaki?

With the stunning Mt Taranaki as a backdrop and the warm iron sands along our coast, it is no wonder Taranaki is one of the best regions in New Zealand and the world. In Taranaki it's easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career. Our regions' dynamic surf, multitude of parks and gardens, iconic walkways, major events calendar and mountain playground make this the place to live!

At the New Plymouth District Council we aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff including solid career pathways, learning and development opportunities as well as personal and professional development. You can expect to start in this role with us between $49,192 to $52,267.

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