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Experienced Groundsperson
  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Band 3 salary range is between $61,305 and $65,373 per annum inclusive of allowances plus super
  • Fortnightly RDO

An exciting opportunity exists for an Experienced Groundsperson within the Parks & Gardens section in a full-time role. The position will be on the Sports Grounds also helping our surrounds team. Emphasises will be on preforming maintenance on all our Sporting Reserveacross the City of Ballarat.

You will need demonstrated  work experience and a positive approach to your work with a genuine passion for turf management  works within Sports/ Parks and Gardens teams



  • Minimum level of Certificate III in Horticulture, or equivalent.
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence.
  • Demonstrated relevant experience in horticultural maintenance.
  • Plant operation skills in:
    • Operation of mechanical plant and hand tools used in horticultural maintenance.
    • Turf maintenance operations with a particular emphasis on turf grass mowing heights and techniques, fertiliser, and herbicide application.
  • Literacy and numeracy skills sufficient to maintain daily records, read works instructions and perform chemical mixing and application calculations.
  • Basic knowledge in use of computers and iPads.
  • Knowledge and understanding of health and safety issues relevant to work activities and work area.


How to apply:

To apply for this position please click on the Apply button and submit your application. 

The closing date for this position is 12 noon Monday 4th July 2022. Please ensure that you provide a cover letter, current resume and answer screening questions based on the key selection criteria. 

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full employment medical and police check and COVID-19 vaccinations are required for this role.   


For further information on this position, please contact Greg Spratling, Supervisor Sports Grounds, on 03 5320 7409.


The City of Ballarat has a zero tolerance for child abuse and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including Aboriginal children, children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and children with disability.

Job Ref: LS000222
Submitted: 17-06-2022
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