Housekeeping | Listed 18 April

Rydges Resort Hunter Valley – Greenkeeper

Work type
Full time

About EVT 

When you join EVT, you are joining one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading experience companies. EVT encompasses Entertainment businesses that excite every sense, Ventures driven by a passion for new opportunities and Travel businesses that always feel local and authentic. At EVT, we’re the shakers and the Daymakers. The experience creators. The possibility makers and opportunity takers. We aim to make a positive impact on our people, communities and environment, every day. 

About Rydges 

Australian & New Zealand owned and operated for more than 30 years, Rydges operates quality city, suburban, and resort-style hotels in key destinations across Australia and New Zealand, with a refreshingly down-to-earth approach. Rydges provides genuine local hospitality with quality essentials alongside its trademark ‘too easy’ service. 

About Rydges Resort Hunter Valley

Surrounded by lush vineyards and scenic beauty, Rydges Resort Hunter Valley offers an unforgettable workplace experience. Complete with a range of amazing facilities including a ferris Wheel, brewery, waterpark, and 18-hole golf course, join the team that keeps it all humming in the heart of wine country.

About the role

In this role, you will maintain and develop golf to a very high standard, as part of the Greenkeeping team. This includes mowing greens and fairways etc, use of appropriate chemicals, irrigation maintenance and general course maintenance; as well as operating and maintaining tools, equipment and machinery. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Mowing, rolling, topdressing, bunker maintenance, fertilising and spraying turf. 
  • Operating and maintaining equipment such as mowers, aerators, cultivators, corers, sprayers, tractors, and attachments 
  • Irrigation system maintenance and repair 

Benefits & perks 

At EVT, we want our people to experience our businesses and be brand and experience advocates. So, we make sure access to amazing ‘Elevate Perks’ are available to all staff from day dot. 

  • Incredible team member discounts from your first day on-the-job.  
  • 50% off stays at EVT hotels – Rydges, QT, Atura, JUCY Snooze and more.  
  • $2 movie tickets, plus Moonlight, Gold Class, Candy Bar discounts and more.  
  • Awesome winter and summer savings and discounts at Thredbo.  
  • Rapid career growth opportunities through our EVT network.  
  • Local community involvement, volunteering and charitable giving.   
  • Australia and NZ’s largest and most diverse experiences company.   

Skills and experience

The successful candidate will ideally have demonstrated experience and knowledge in fine turf management and proficient in the use of a wide range of plant and equipment required to carry out tasks associated with course maintenance including: 

  • Relevant greenkeeping experience and/or qualifications
  • Unrestricted Driver’s Licence  
  • Be skilled at and enjoy maintaining a golf course to a consistently high standard
  • Certificate 3 in Horticulture – Sports Turf Management 
  • Experience with irrigation and minor repairs desirable 
  • AQF3 chemical accreditation/ license desirable but not essential
  • Experience and knowledge of chemical and fertilizer application 
  • Will be required to work weekends on a rotating roster  whilst working in a great team environment
  • Strong team player, able to work safely, independently, make decisions and show initiative
  • Be self-motivated and punctual 
  • Good communication skills and an eye for detail  
  • Professional approach and positive attitude and work ethic
  • Ability to follow systems, procedures & safety standards
  • Ability to perform at a medium-high level of physical requirement
  • This is a physically demanding position involving the operation of tools and machinery
  • Must have the legal right to work in Australia

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