Greenkeeper

Greenkeepers establish and maintain fine turf, grassed areas and synthetic surfaces used for sporting events.
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$1135 per week
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    Moderate

    Overview

    Greenkeepers establish and maintain fine turf, grassed areas and synthetic surfaces used for sporting events.

    Day-to-day

    • preparing seedbeds for new turf
    • establishing and maintaining turf by watering, over sowing or over seeding, and repairing green damage
    • mowing, rolling and levelling turf
    • pegging and marking out lines and logos, installing nets, posts and stumps, and placing other sports equipment on playing areas
    • operating and maintaining hand and power driven equipment such as mowers, aerators, cultivators, corers and line marking equipment
    • constructing cricket wickets, tennis courts, and bowling, croquet and golf greens
    • replanting, repairing, aerating, fertilising and top dressing lawns
    • installing and maintaining synthetic surfaces
    • may maintain buildings, fences and surrounding gardens.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

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