Park and Turf Groundsman

at Bruce Pulman Park
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Date Posted October 26, 2020
Category Other
Job Type Full-time


Park and Turf Groundsman Bruce Pulman Park location Auckland.

Bruce Pulman Park is a unique international Sports and Recreational Park featuring world-class sports indoor and outdoor facilities in 64 hectares of spacious green fields. We are dedicated to the sustainable delivery of Sport & Recreation Facilities which are used by people from all over New Zealand. This role will be responsible for working with the park fields team to ensure that the park is presented to a safe, world-class standard that Auckland can be proud of.

Position summary reporting to the Grounds and Facilities Manager you will be tasked with a wide variety of hands-on tasks every day. From weed spraying, line trimming, hand, and machine mowing. A physically fit and strong person with a solution-oriented attitude is required to ensure these tasks can be carried out on a daily basis.

Position Accountabilities (include but not limited to) Open Spaces. Deliver a regular program of maintenance to ensure that the park is always presented to the best of our ability including removal of rubbish, line trimming, mowing and building presentation. Cover for the Park team when on leave or otherwise absent to ensure that activities completed in a timely manner. Identify and make recommendations to the management team of process and cost savings measures that will enhance the Park.

Other areas from time to time, you will be rostered to assist in other parts of the park such as Pulman Recreation Centre, Pulman Lodge, or other such venues. Mowing lawns and maintaining exterior spaces at Pulman Lodge.  Some weekend work shall be required. Staff Liaison and Customer Service. Establish excellent communication with all staff and customers.

Health and safety assist in ensuring all operating procedures and policies are up to date and running in accordance with legislation requirements. Ensure that areas within your responsibility are compliant with all Health & Safety policies and advocate for improvements in the delivery of the H&S policy at all opportunities. Other such duties as required by the CEO.

Person specification this position requires an attitude that is highly solution-oriented and focused on outcomes for our users and stakeholders. The person appointed to this role is expected to contribute to the overall well being of the team and outcomes of the park. They need to be passionate and take pride in their work. At Bruce Pulman Park we expect our park to always be presented and maintained to a professional standard and this is achieved when we have a passionate and proud team.


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