Sports Turf Management Apprentice (South East Suburbs)

Super Gardens

Join our team at Super Gardens and gain a qualification in Certificate III Sports Turf Management.

Super Gardens is a successful, established, privately owned business, spanning over 31 years, specialising in Grounds and Garden Maintenance, Commercial Landscape Construction and Sports Turf Management.

Due to continued success and growth, we have opportunities for apprentices to join our team and gain a qualification in Certificate III Sports Turf Management.

Our apprentices learn from industry experienced and qualified supervisors and we provide learning opportunities across a number of areas. Based at Caulfield or Sandown Racecourse, you will gain experience in: 

  • Turf maintenance duties including: learning to identify and treat weeds, pests and diseases, preparation of warm and cool season grasses and whipper snipping of grass;
  • Use of a push mower, ride on mower, blower, edger and hand tools etc;
  • Preparation activities for race day including: track repair; replacing sods, sand rolling and grooming, removing and replacing race line rails;
  • Learn to operate a range of heavy machinery including:  tractors; a boom irrigator; de thatcher and corer etc.
  • Mowing; whipper snipping, pruning, blowing, weeding and rubbish removal;
What's required
  • Drivers Licence, manual preferred 
  • Willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be physically fit and able to undertake manual work
  • A genuine interest in horticulture is essential
This is a fantastic opportunity if you love the outdoors, are enthusiastic and have a keen eye for detail. You will be required to work a minimum of 38 hours per week. Additional hours are required from time to time, including some weekend work. 

If you are interested in gaining a qualification in Sports Turf Management with a growing business and learning at Caulfield Racecourse, then please apply!