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Turf Specialist- Team Leader - OSM

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Christchurch
Categories: Trades, Maintenance

Downer has been designing, building and sustaining New Zealand’s infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

With over 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand’s biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

Downer Open Space Management have an enviable record of delivery to the highest standards across New Zealand. Our teams are professional, and are focused on delivery with the best practice Horticulture services to our clients.

The Downer Open Space Management Team in Christchurch are growing, and are looking for a Turf Specialist Team Leader to the Downer work out at Burnham

As a Turf Specialist-Team Leader, you will be responsible for the leadership, and supervision of designated Turf activities and teams carrying out turf related maintenance activities on Downer contracted sites.

What we offer:

  • Great team environment, with varied and exciting works, both with projects and ongoing contract work
  • Full on ground and Industry training along with ongoing career development & opportunities

About the role:

The Turf Specialist- Team Leader provides specialist technical input to ensure that turf maintenance activities are undertaken to schedule and work is completed to the satisfaction of clients and all targets around productivity, quality and safety are met.

The Supervisor will need to ensure a high level of safety is adhered to in order to protect the public, team members, and themselves.

This is a working role within the Turf maintenance team.

About you:

You will need to be physically fit, happy to work outdoors with previous experience in sports turf grounds maintenance  

Qualification in turf management preferably level 4 and significant industry experience

  • Full class 1 required, class 2 Licence would be an advantage
  • Great communications skills
  • Experience of dealing with the public
  • Self-motivated, energetic, proactive and results-orientated
  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Able to problem solve and use initiative
  • GrowSafe certificate would be an advantage  

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We're WorkSAFE: Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test & medical.

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