Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council
General Equipment Operator – Sports Fields

Posted: 08 Jul
Closes: 30 Jul
Queanbeyan, New South Wales


The Package: $1,139.94 - $1,259.67 gross per week + 11.5% super. (Evaluated as Grade 4 of the QPRC Salary System 2024) and a guaranteed increase of 3% in 2025-26, plus potential performance-based progression.

Fulltime – 38 hours per week. 9-day fortnight conditions will apply.

It is an exciting time for Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council with new Sports Fields opening within the region. We are seeking an enthusiastic General Equipment Operator to assist with field preparation to provide the best surfaces for our local teams for training and match play.

In this role you will:

  • Be responsible for daily tasks associated with the upkeep and supervision of sports fields such as maintaining lawns and weed control.
  • Maintain cleanliness in public facilities in sports fields and surround.
  • Perform sports fields mowing, and turf maintenance.
  • Adhere to workplace health and safety, risk management and environmental standards.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Working experience in a similar role in sport fields/horticulture maintenance
  • Capacity to communicate effectively both in oral and written form.
  • General Construction Induction (CIC - White Card) NSW and possess and maintains a current class ‘C’ Drivers licence
  • Ability to use computers and/or mobile devices.

Working with us: Council offers a 9-day fortnight along with many opportunities for training and upskilling available to our employees. Working at QPRC gives our staff the benefits of city living with a country lifestyle along with the opportunity to observe the contributions of your work within the local community. QPRC promotes an inclusive, diverse and supportive workplace with numerous health and wellbeing programs on offer to our staff.

If you have any questions relating to the role, please contact:

Mark Spear                                                            Robert Sheffield
Coordinator, Recreation                     or                Team Leader - Sport Fields

(02) 6285 6331                                                           0402 895 215        

Closing date: 9:00am Monday 29 July 2024