Jobs@Melbourne Polytechnic

Sports Turf Grounds Person

Position Number: 2228
Applications Close: 28 Oct 2016

  • Maximum Term Contract positions (30/6/2018)

  • Full-time (38 hours per week)

  • Dynamic work environment 

About the Role

We are very excited to announce that Melbourne Polytechnic is seeking to appoint an experienced, innovative and qualified individual to fill the position of Sports Turf Grounds Person.

The position will be predominately at Riverside Golf Course, Ascot Vale however can be at other locations as required.

Your primary objectives will be to:

  • Perform all duties related to providing the highest standard of Sports Turf Maintenance at any site Melbourne Polytechnic is required to provide turf maintenance services.
  • Provide support assistance to the staff and students of the Horticulture and Landscaping Department.

About You

The successful applicant will possess the following:

Key Selection Criteria

  • A trade certificate in Turf Management or able to demonstrate a minimum of 3 years experience in high quality sports turf maintenance.
  • A current Victorian Driver's Licence is essential.  Front end loader/backhoe licence preferred
  • To be responsible for the implementation of all Sport Turf related activities, including implement to schedule works program.


The salary will be $45,512 per annum plus superannuation.


Maximum Term Contract (30/06/2018), Full- Time 38 hours per week


The position will be predominately at Riverside Golf Course, Ascot Vale however can be at other locations as required.


Please download a copy of the Position Description below. Read the Position Description carefully before beginning your application.

Your application must include the following:

  • Current resume
  • A separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the position description

You can submit your application by email to ua.ud1477565670e.cin1477565670hcety1477565670lopen1477565670ruobl1477565670em@sb1477565670oj1477565670. Make sure you include the job title and the job reference number in your covering email.

PLEASE NOTE: To download the forms below you will need Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Pro. If you are experiencing any difficulties in submitting your application, please contact the People & Culture Department on 03 9269 1266.

Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply for positions with Melbourne Polytechnic.

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