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Casual Groundsperson & Trackwork Attendants

Randwick NSW, Australia

  • Fast paced environment
  • Partnering with fast paced teams in an exciting industry
  • Free parking at all sites

THE AUSTRALIAN TURF CLUB STORY

At Australian Turf Club, people come to experience the harbour city at its most sublime. With over 110 racedays and hosts of hundreds of business and social events every year, each of our four racecourses - Royal Randwick, Rosehill Gardens, Canterbury Park and Warwick Farm -   is uniquely exciting. Kaleidoscopes of colour, style, fine dining, live music and entertainment where people come to step out of the everyday and experience the beauty of nature in motion across a year-round calendar of world-class thoroughbred racing. Highlights include the six-week Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival featuring the prestigious Longines Golden Slipper Day and The Star Championships which include time-honoured classics the Australian Derby, The Doncaster Mile and the Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes, and a vibrant nine-week Sydney Everest Carnival in spring headlined by The Everest, the world's richest race on turf.   

We want to bring out the very best in every person we interact with – our team members, our guests and our communities – creating unforgettable occasions year-round. 

At the heart of our success is our People. At Australian Turf Club we are guided by our corporate values Collaborate, Care, Own & Bold. We are one club by name and nature, empowering our people to lead from the front and deliver results in a safe and supportive workplace. 

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are currently looking for a suitably qualified Groundsperson at our four racecourses - Warwick Farm, Rosehill Gardens, Royal Randwick and Canterbury Park Racecourse. Reporting to the Racecourse Manager, this casual position will be responsible for working with the team to maintain the course proper, training tracks and grounds ensuring they are presented in the best possible condition.

In addition, we are currently looking for casual Trackwork Attendants. This casual position will be responsible for assisting the operational control of relevant activities with regards to training, barrier trials and race day track work.

DAY TO DAY, THE ROLE WILL:

  • Undertake general maintenance work including labouring, cleaning, tracks, gardens and maintenance instructions
  • Operate plant equipment such as tractors, mowers, front end loader forklift, power sweepers, power harrows, brush cutters, hedgers, push mowers and general spray operations
  • Conduct routine maintenance of turf, synthetic, artificial and other surfaces 

THE RIGHT FIT

To be successful in the role, the right fit will possess:

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role, preferably in turf maintenance/ horticulture
  • Provide routine maintenance of turf, synthetic, artificial and other play surfaces
  • General operational and mechanical maintenance skills
  • Appropriate licences to operate specialist machinery such as a manual vehicle, front end loader and forklifts (as applicable)
  • Experience in operating plant and equipment including Bobcat, Grader and Excavator would be desirable
  • Sound knowledge and practical experience of handling and spraying chemicals
  • A demonstrable ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Sound verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Sound literacy and numeracy skills
  • Embody the ATC Values of Care, Collaborate, Own and Bold

THE PERKS:

  • Flexibility of a casual position
  • Working with a passionate, professional, and dedicated team
  • Free onsite parking, with public transport on your doorstep

 

If you believe you are the right fit and possess and can demonstrate our values day to day, then submit your Expression of Interest now!

 

To apply, visit: https://www.australianturfclub.com.au/our-careers/

 

Applications close Monday, 31 January 2022

Please submit your preferred location at the time of application.

 

Australian Turf Club is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a workplace where our team members feel safe, valued and respected, regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or life stage. We encourage all suitable candidates to apply.





Type: Casual

Category: Trades and Services

Reference ID: LG000029

Date Posted: 14/12/2021