Are you passionate about Cricket Grounds?, Great opportunity for career development, Want to be part of a family owned company with a unique culture?.

If you are keen to further your career in international cricket grounds, then this is an opportunity not to be missed.

We have a rare, unique opportunity for an experienced Cricket Groundsman to join our Whangarei Sportsfields team. Your first and foremost priority is to take ownership of maintaining the cricket grounds at Cobham Oval for first class and international matches, ensuring highest standards of playing surfaces and their surroundings. At times you may need to support other Whangarei cricket groundsmen. You will also be working with the sportsfields team at Semenoff Stadium, to achieve quality outcomes on the ground.

Success Factors

  • You must have National Certificate in Sports Turf Management, level 4 and have a minimum of 3 years of proven experience maintaining cricket grounds.
  • You will be passionate about sports turf, especially the preparation of cricket pitches, have the energy to burn, self-driven and have a strong work ethic with a can-do attitude
  • You will have effective communication skills to liaise with key stakeholders and clients
  • You will have strong attention to detail with well-planned organisational skills and the ability to work autonomously
  • You will be flexible to work weekends, especially during the cricket season
  • You must have a current, full driver license

Here is what we can offer you

  • To belong to a unique, family orientated company which cares about their people
  • A work-life balance so you can spend time with the people you care about
  • The opportunity to give back to the community
  • An annual tool allowance, work mobile phone (including 1GB data), and a $300 annual wellness benefit
  • Salaries that are reviewed annually
  • We are committed to developing our people and offer opportunities for internal and external training

Recreational Services are a family owned business that offers full facility parks maintenance services, operating across New Zealand. Recreational Services prides itself on its very special culture that is committed to professionalism, ownership, people, and knowledge.

Opportunities like this do not come around often, so if you are crazy about cricket grounds and your skills and experience match, then apply now to be in the running for this position. To submit your application, click the 'apply' button. For any questions email [email protected]