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Greenkeeper

Also known as Turf Keeper.

Establishes and maintains fine turf, grassed areas and synthetic surfaces used for sporting events.


Tasks Include:


  • preparing seedbeds for new turf
  • establishing and maintaining turf by watering, over sowing or over seeding, and repairing green damage
  • mowing, rolling and levelling turf
  • pegging and marking out lines and logos, installing nets, posts and stumps, and placing other sports equipment on playing areas
  • operating and maintaining hand and power driven equipment such as mowers, aerators, cultivators, corers and line marking equipment
  • constructing cricket wickets, tennis courts, and bowling, croquet and golf greens
  • replanting, repairing, aerating, fertilising and top dressing lawns
  • installing and maintaining synthetic surfaces
Job prospects for Greenkeepers in Victoria

Occupation in the Greenkeepers group include Greenkeeper

Employment prospects
There are currently 2,600 Greenkeepers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this occupation is expected to remain similar. Employment prospects for the next five years are good.

Average weekly wage
$1,027.10

Hourly earnings
$26.90

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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